I'M A
RETOUCHER
AVID TRAVELER
STARTUP HOUND
PHOTO TAKER
TEA DRINKER
TECH SAVVY

DOG PERSON

Work Experience

Freelance (2010-Current)
High-End Photo Retoucher

Retouching high-end brands for advertising and editorial purposes. This includes colour correction, compositing, clipping and frequency separation for clients such as Estee Lauder, LCBO, Chatalaine and Rogers Radio.

Rogers Media (2016-2018)
Photography Manager + Retoucher

Managing the photography account for the Canadian Tire WOW Guide. Responsibilities included managing the photo team, external vendors, merchandise, as well as retouching and formatting all images.

Canadian Living Magazine (2015-2016)
Production Coordinator + Photographer

Producing, photographing and retouching for the Canadian Living Magazine. This involved shooting monthly stories, formatting, retouching and archiving all photography for the magazine.

Natasha Nicholson Photography (2012-2015)
Studio Manager + Marketing Coordinator

Ensuring commercial shoots run smoothly by preparing sets, checking equipment, setting up lighting, on set capture, retouching all images and promoting the company on various social media outlets.

Canadian Living Magazine (2013-2015)
Photo Assistant + Digital Tech

Assisting on shoots for the Canadian Living Magazine. This involved setting up the studio equipment, on set capture, retouching, archiving and formatting images to ensure proper formatting for the magazine.

Blare Magazine (2010-2013)
Concert Photographer + Retoucher

Capturing Toronto’s music culture for an innovative online music magazine. Photographing, live streaming, retouching and delivering formatted images for the website within 12 hours.

Education

University of Guelph Humber (2008-2012)
BA in Media Communications

Graduated with distinction honors (87% average). Studying journalism, digital communications, public relations, visual communications and media business.

Humber College (2008-2012)
BA Image Arts & Photography

Graduated with distinction honors (90% average). Studying photographic techniques and equipment, video and photo editing, art direction and design.

Skills

Photoshop + Photo Retouching
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Indesign + Art and Design
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Adobe XD + UX/UI Design
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Wordpress + Web Design
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Illustrator + Illustrations
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Marketing + Social Media
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Recent Work

Contact

genia@geniashapira.com 647-885-6777