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Affable, easygoing, experienced, cool under pressure, discreet, with an eye for detail and the big picture, you can feel confident that you've put your project into the right hands. With over 15 years experience Hi-End photo retouching and
25 years experience as a freelance Illustrator (traditional and digital) I have a solid reputation for on-time, quality performance and for providing the best visual solution for the clients' needs.
Services include Hi-End retouching for print and web, Expert RAW developing, illustration, photo illustration, comp visualization, complex paths, color correction, channel manipulation, and CMYK to RGB conversion,
color profile management.
Superb Photoshop and Illustrator Skills,
Digital Photography, Photo Illustration,
Hand Comping, Graphic Design
Product visualization from flat art.
Knowledge of Print and Production from pencil sketch to printing press.
Macintosh troubleshooting, hardware and software upgrades, systems administration
Light InDesign, Flash, Cinema 4D skills,
Knowledge of Print and Production from pencil sketch to printing press
A few words from my clients:
"Our agency continues to rely on Mike Racz for our retouching, illustration and production needs. He has been an important part of our freelance support network for almost ten years. Mike is a great team player, is very dependable and brings a solid creative perspective to our demanding needs. He will often offer advice that supports a design solution thus strengthening the end result. He also has deep technical knowledge of the best software applications to use in a given situation and counsels our design team to enhance their skills. Mike has a high value set of capabilities that can be leveraged for any design or illustration assignment."
Ken Carbone - Principal, Carbone Smolan Agency
"I've worked with Mike on many, many covers throughout my career, and I know I can always count on him for great concepts, beautiful art, on-time performance, and a laugh while we're on the phone. I give him the tough ones" Diane Luger- VP Executive Art Director, Grand Central Publishing
"For over a decade, I've considered Mike an essential part of my creative arsenal. He understands art, Design, and the team process."
Justin Peters- Global Executive Creative Director, Carbone Smolan Agency
"If you can dream it, Mike can bring it to life. He is one of the most skillful, technological, and knowledgable digital artists I've seen. He can craft the exact look and feel you want in your project.
Mike works well with everyone and can also bring some great ideas to the table as well."
Quae Luong- Senior Designer, FutureBrand
"Mike is a genius and a pleasure to work with too. His technical skills and work ethic are rare in our industry - I just wish I could have him on call full time."
Richard Smith-Creative Director, Sullivan
When I'm not working, I can be found surfing, fishing, sailing (or any activity that involves being in, on or around water) And on occasion, making "analog art"
All images used in this website © 2018 Michael Racz. All other copyrights are owned by the commissioning entity and are used by me with their forbearance and my thanks. Under no circumstances may any of the images contained within this site be used without express written permission.