Thomas Carroll

Location Los Angeles

Los Angeles based fashion/beauty retoucher

Retoucher Production Designer
3 Projects

Work History

Saks 5th Ave
Aug 2013 - Present
Greater New York City Area
MAC Cosmetics
Sep 2012 - Aug 2013
Greater New York City Area
Freelance photo retoucher for ecommerce site. • Color correcting digital assets to match product • Cropping assets and reconfiguring for web • Fixing skin and hair on beauty shots
Angelo Musco Studio LLC
Jan 2011 - May 2012
Provided general administrative and specialized creative assistance to fine art photographer. Photoshop compositing/retouching art works in preparation for print. Corresponding with clients, labs, and vendors. Running personal errands for artist.
A to Z Media
Oct 2007 - Jan 2011
Member of Art Production team assisting in concept, design and production of custom entertainment packages for commercial print runs. Pre-press responsibilities that include separating spot colors, normalizing ink densities, pre-flighting fonts and linked files, and producing mechanicals for custom print items. Making art corrections at the request of the client including color correction, photo retouching and layout changes. Meeting with clients to advise them on packaging ideas and art logistics Staying in contact with vendors and keeping track of progress of jobs as well as final product.
Marke Communications
Dec 2005 - Oct 2007
Member of Art Production team for marketing/advertising firm specializing in catalogues. Executed Photoshop retouching and image compositing for post production of photo-shoots. Made copy and layout corrections on QuarkXpress and InDesign files. Drafted freehand illustrations of photo-shoot ideas for presentation spreads. Printed and assembled dummy books for client presentations. Generated PDF files for proofs and prepared files to be released to separator. Provided technical support to freelance art directors.
Dragonfly Graphics
Jan 2005 - Dec 2005
Member of Art Production team working collaboratively to design graphics for national and local special interest newspapers. Prepare files for print. Design newspaper layout Design and placement of advertisements Edit photographer's newspaper images including retouching, color correction and sizing. Design logos and headlines for newspaper articles.
Novo Arts
Sep 2004 - Jan 2005
Executed paintings, sculptures and drawings for art consulting firm specializing in customized art work. Built stretchers and canvases. Assisted with upkeep and organization of studio Helped with installations in client spaces.


Bard College
1999 - 2003
Post Graduate course work
Rhode Island School of Design
2004 - 2004
City University of New York-Brooklyn College