Brett Wiseman is a dynamic creative professional with a proven record of managing large projects from concept to completion. He is skilled at building relationships between cross-functional teams, collaboration, and finding the right balance between tight deadlines and high-quality work. Brett is highly adaptable, effective, and organized.

Technical Knowledge: Adobe Photoshop (Expert), Adobe InDesign (Proficient), Adobe Illustrator (Basic), Capture One (Basic), Microsoft Word (Proficient), Microsoft Excel (Basic), Microsoft Powerpoint (Basic), Mac OS, other proprietary software.
Leadership, Creative, & Workflow Skills: Remote Art Direction, Creative Ideation, Creative Deck Development, Creative Team Management, Project Management, High Volume Production, Photo Editing, Photo Markup Instruction, Quality Assurance.

Freelance Creative Professional (Present)
● Art Direction, Editorial and E-Commerce On Figure Photography: Nordstrom Marketing, Nordstrom Photo Studios, Tommy Bahama, RRD
● Art Direction, Editorial Product Photography: Tommy Bahama, RRD
● Photo Retouching, Editorial: Nordstrom, NARS Cosmetics, Blue Nile, See Kai Run, Seattle Bride Magazine
● Photo Retouching, Commercial: Facebook, Redfin, Boeing
● Photo Retouching, E-Commerce: Nordstrom, Cutter & Buck
● Illustration: Moment App, City University of New York, Cambridge University Press, Offbeat Empire
Art Director - Nordstrom (September 2012 - May 2019)
● Planned, cast, and directed Nordstrom’s kids editorial photo shoots, including monthly regular price items and Back to School, Holiday, and Anniversary Sale campaigns.
● Memorized and implemented Nordstrom’s style and photography guides, increasing production from 40 garments per day to 65 garments per day.
● Managed two photo crews at a time, doubling e-commerce on-figure photo editing from 250 shots per day to 500 shots per day.
Senior Digital Image Editor - Nordstrom (June 2012 - September 2012)
● Updated photo retouching standards, including writing scripts and actions for Nordstrom’s Designer editorial photography, reducing retouching time from 30 mins per image to 10 minutes per image.
● Trained new hires on photo retouching standards, producing a consistent visual identity for Nordstrom’s e-commerce and editorial photography.
● Developed and maintained a tight production schedule while resolving issues and building trust between the retouching and administrative teams.
Digital Image Editor - Nordstrom (April 2005 - June 2012)
● Produced a consistent visual identity for Nordstrom’s e-commerce photography by sustaining superior photo retouching standards.
Artist - Filter Digital (June 2004 - April 2005)
● Fulfilled a wide-range of needs for numerous clients as an Illustrator, Photo Retoucher, Designer, Mock-up Artist, and other roles. All positions required tight deadlines and close attention to detail.
Lead Digital Painter - Hot Java Productions (May 2003-Jan 2004)
● Created color and lighting stories to lead the creative direction for a series of direct-to-video motion comics.
Ringling College of Art & Design - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration/Painting
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