Mariel Montaner

Digital Retoucher

Mariel Montaner is an experienced retoucher and digital artist with over five years in the field. Her keen attention to detail and hard work, she had become a competent and skilled artist she has become today. With her passion and sheer dedication for her craft and in producing high-quality work, has afforded her to work with some of the most talented creatives and photographers in the industry from all over the world such as New York, Paris, Los Angeles, and the United Kingdom.


An artist whose expertise specializing in beauty, fashion and portraits has been featured in international magazines such as Vogue, Variety, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, Women's Health, Tinsel Tokyo, GEV, FOCUS New York, Dark Beauty, etc.


She believes that a major part of her success comes from the value placed on passion and eternal commitment in producing a word class output in every project she does. A professional who pays great attention to detail, really believes in listening to her clients, and following through.
General info
Digital Retoucher
Mariel Montaner is an experienced retoucher and digital artist with over five years in the field. Her keen attention to detail and hard work, she had become a competent and skilled artist she has become today. With her passion and sheer dedication for her craft and in producing high-quality work, has afforded her to work with some of the most talented creatives and photographers in the industry from all over the world such as New York, Paris, Los Angeles, and the United Kingdom. 
An artist whose expertise specializing in beauty, fashion and portraits has been featured in international magazines such as Vogue, Variety, Glamour, Cosmopolitan, Men's Health, Women's Health, Tinsel Tokyo, GEV, FOCUS New York, Dark Beauty, etc. 
She believes that a major part of her success comes from the value placed on passion and eternal commitment in producing a word class output in every project she does. A professional who pays great attention to detail, really believes in listening to her clients, and following through.
Technical Skills
Adobe Photoshop CC
Lightroom
Adobe Bridge
Capture One
Proficient in Magento and Netsuite platforms
Mac OSX and Windows
Nec Spectraview display and Calibration for color critical workflow
Wacom IntuousPro
Experience
Los Angeles, California
Aug 2015 - Present
Retoucher
Wet Noodles Inc.
New
Nov 2013
Freelance Retoucher
• Fashion, Beauty, Editorial, Products on-figure and flat-styled images
• Retouching tasks included skin, hair, product retouching, silhouetting, photo composing and manipulation
London, UK
Aug 2013
Retoucher
• Fashion, Beauty, Portrait and Commercial retouching
California
Jun 2012 - Dec 2014
Post Production Artist
The Candy Factory Studio, LLC
• Worked off-site on as needed basis, retouching various images such as beauty, editorial, lifestyle, portrait etc. in accordance to magazine standards.
Dallas, Texas
Feb 2011 - May 2012
Product Retoucher
Outdoorliving Inc.
• Product retouching • Liaising with in house designers and other team members on project development and execution. Worked independently and as part of the team.
• Attending and participating in frequent company creative brainstorming sessions and ideas for content and original programming.
• Organizing files and storage of the materials.