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Nina Burkholder  
Creative Retoucher
Creative Retoucher / Digital Artist with over 27 years of Advertising industry experience. Retouching and high-end image manipulation since 1998; other experience includes keyline/assembly, line illustration, art direction, type specing, comping.
creative retouching with a keyliner’s eye for detail


Spotted Dog Enterprises, Inc.   •   Chicago
9/02 to Present       

Image manipulation and retouching. Clients include Draftfcb, MSI, Clutch Studios, Payne, Ross & Assc., Patty O’Friel Design, SPM Marketing & Comm., VSA Partners, DRT, Gyro:HSR, G2, DDB,  Bagby & Co., Ogilvy & Mather, Seven Worldwide, Gooch Too Photo.   

Schawk|Giannini Creative Imaging (Seven Worldwide)   •   Chicago
5/04 to 11/06

High-end image manipulation for a large variety of brands, such as Porsche, BMW, H2O+, Sears, Dell, Best Buy, Quaker, Gatorade, State Farm, Dove, Suave, Hilton, Jim Beam, Coke, Verizon, McDonald's, Miller Brewing Co., Harley-Davidson, JC Penny, Aveeno, Bahamas, Kraft, Ritz, Pfizer; and agencies, including Carmichael-Lynch, JWT, Ogilvy and Mather, DDB, Corbett, Rhea+Kaiser, Fallon, Lapiz, Leo Burnett, Y+R, Euro RSCG, Element 79, Energy BBDO, Burrell, Draftfcb.

Responsible for a.m. review and mark-up of digital proofs for quality control. Held a supervisory position over 3 people to manage workflow and mark-up proofs for second shift retouching.

Draftfcb, Resource Print Studio   •   Chicago
10/99 to 8/02

High-end image work in-house for direct, promotions and main agency clients such as ADM, Boeing, Mexicali (Coors), Kraft, Chase Bank, ADA, Nestlé, Ortega.

Led a Photoshop class for studio employees.

Capps Digital Studio   •   Chicago
3/99 to 9/99   

Freelance Digital Artist for Leo Burnett clients.

R+B Group   •   Chicago
5/98 to 3/99

High-end image manipulation for a large variety of accounts such as JWT, Abelson-Taylor, DDB, Draftfcb, Ammirati Puris Lintas, Leo Burnett, Ogilvy and Mather, Cramer-Krasselt, Upshot, Y+R, etc.

Aquila Graphic Design, Inc.   •   Chicago
11/90 to 5/98

Computer graphics: image manipulation, design and page composition with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and QuarkXPress; scanning reflective and transparent art on flatbed Agfa scanner.  

Knowledge of Acrobat, Freehand, Expression, Painter, Streamline.

Clean and precise keyline and comp assembly; 3-D comps. Close contact with Leo Burnett art directors and print service personnel.

Phase II   •   Chicago
6/89 to 10/90

Freelance artist. Clean and precise keyline and comp assembly; packaging; 3-D comps; type specing, book binding.

Close contact with Leo Burnett art directors and print service personnel.

Marketing Support, Inc.   •   Chicago
9/85 to 6/89

Keylines, comps, line illustrations, stat camera work, art direction, type specing, computer graphics using PageMaker, Illustrator, Lightspeed. and Packaging, collateral and catalog work.


American Academy of Art   •   Chicago

Associates in Technology with a Major in Graphic Art
Nina Burkholder
Photography, Production
Advertising, Print
POST DATE: 11.02.2006
Chicago, IL
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