Kassie Jackson

Photo Retoucher

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Work Experience

Urban Outfitters

Assistant Editorial Retoucher

- Retouch lookbooks featuring our clothing
- Work on beauty images involving detailed skin work
- Retouch lead images to be used online
- Edit beauty product images and flat shots of accessories
- Create banners for desktop and mobile usage
- Work on different brands that Urban Outfitters collaborates with such as Calvin Klein, Adidas, Fila, Nike, etc.
- Occasionally retouch e-comm images
February 2016 - Present Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States


Mid Level Retoucher

- Retouch photographs of ready to wear and accessory items such as lingerie, shoes, jewelry, jeans, tops, gowns, etc.
- Work with a large variety of brands such as Oscar de la Renta, Stella McCartney, J. Crew, etc.
- One of only a few retouchers chosen to work on the Givenchy brand
- Main retoucher for fine jewelry on both The Outnet and Net-A-Porter
- Deal with file organization as well as uploading images to the company's server
- Focus largely on consistent color correction with products to ensure customer satisfaction
- Responsible for daily deadlines as well as maintaining high quality retouching
- Flag issues with studio team members in order to improve workflow
- Promoted from "Level I/Junior Retoucher"​ to "Level II/Mid-Level Retoucher"​ in August 2015
- Amend other retouchers' images for changes before they are uploaded to the website
- Manage and retouch any images that are reshot by using the Jira Software
- Schedule training sessions for our retouching team
- Retouch social media images for Net-A-Porter, The Outnet, and Mr.Porter
July 2014 - February 2016 Mahwah, New Jersey, United States

The Modern Matchmaker


- Photograph clients with my backdrop and lighting.
- Retouch and resize the photos for the web.
July 2013 - July 2014 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Whirl Magazine

Event Photographer

- Responsible for photographing specific people within a 30 minute time limit
- Organize, date, and label the photos
- Minor editing done to photographs
- Create contact sheets of the images to be looked over by the art director
- Upload the high resolution files to Dropbox to be used for print in the magazine
May 2013 - June 2014 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Crazy Hot Clothes


- Decide on a theme and put together a collection from the items the buyer has brought in
- Photograph clothing on models that will be sold on various websites CHC sells on
- Retouch the photos by cleaning up model's skin, removing clamps on the garments, color correction, and anything else that may need to be fixed
- Design ads from the photograph for special sales
- Write blogs once a week
July 2013 - January 2014 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Seven Springs


Take photographs of customers on their zipline tours and ski lessons.
Edit and sell the photos to the customers
Photograph family reunions and events held there
May 2012 - April 2013 Pennsylvania, United States

JEDI Entertainment

Graphic Designer

Create lyers for various events
Designed stickers, tshirts, and CD booklets
April 2012 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Whirl Magazine

Art Intern

Layout pages such as events, features, style, etc.
Assist on various photoshoots for features and covers
Cut out and retouch photos
Help update posts and directory on new website
August 2012 - January 2013 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Dentistry For Kids


Produced and designed the original website design.
Managed the website upkeep for two years.
Designed the brochure and logo.
Recorded data and convert it into charts
May 2008 - August 2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States


Duquesne University

Bachelors of Fine Arts

Major: Digital Media Arts
Minors: Studio Art and Art History
GPA: 3.6
Made the Dean's List every semester
August 2009 - May 2013 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Geibel Catholic High School


Graduated in top 15% of class
GPA: 3.8
Editor of the newspaper for my senior year
Cheerleader my senior year
Played the drums in band for three years
August 2005 - May 2009 Connellsville, Pennsylvania, United States


Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Color Theory, Composition, Digital Painting, Drawing, Layout, Lightroom, Microsoft Office, Painting, Photo Editing, Photography,