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I’m a freelance graphic designer and full time photographer seeking a career in both fields. Can refer to a number of artistic and professional disciplines which focus on visual communication and presentation.
OBJECTIVE To contribute to your organization's success through the use of exceptional skills and customer service. QUALIFICATIONS • Exceptional versatility and adaptability. • Dedication and drive as a hard-working individual. • Superlative communication and team-building skills. • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a pressured environment. EMPLOYMENT HISTORY Freelance Photographer/Visual Artist (May 2009- present) •Sundance Images, Brightroom Photography, MarathonFoto, Goofy Faces (June 2009 - present) •Photographer (Portrait, Kids & Action), SharpShooter Imaging Vail-Lionshead Ski Resort 492 E. Lionshead Circle, Vail, CO 81657 (Dec. 26, 2008 – April 20, 2009) (Nov. 26, 2007 – April 15, 2008) •Photographer, Events Imaging Solutions (A Kodak Company) Six Flags Magic Mountain, 26101 Magic Mountain Parkway Valencia, CA 91355 (April 28, 2008 – Oct. 31, 2008) Professionally greeting guests, taking quality portraits of small and large groups and selling of photographs directly to the guests. Works independently to engage venue guests in a quality photography experience, work as part of a team for each venue to meet sales and customer service objectives. •Photographer/Videographer The Image Group Beacon Centre, Suite A 2085 NW 87th Ave., Miami, FL 33172 (April 2004 – June 2006) Photo concessionaire in the cruise industry. Responsible for typical onboard events photographed. Setting up studio lights and exposures for all shoots. Displaying and organizing the photo gallery. Selling finished prints and ancillary products. Work as a lab technician that includes printing and processing, maintaining proper operating procedures for all equipment and staffing lab efficiently to ensure maximum productivity. Responsible for video taping events, editing all the elements into a final production, making copies of the production for sale and then selling the video to the guests onboard. Organize broadcast on Ship TV and the premiere at the end of the cruise. •Printer, M/V Crown - Spanish Cruise Line CIA Trasmediterránea S.A. Estación Marítima Trasmediterránea Muelle de Poniente 46024 Valencia, Spain (May 23 – Oct. 27, 2003) •Printer, M/V Regal Empress Empress Regal Cruises, 300 Regal Cruises Way, Palmetto, FL 34220 (May 11 – Nov. 11, 2002) Responsible for the printing of updated newsletters and other materials as directed by the Cruise Director. Creates good layout designs and art works for print materials. Oversees and troubleshoots all imaging to the Platemaker and to other printers. Make plates of acceptable quality for the press. Operates presses, copiers and duplicators to produce final professional quality publications. Ensures that final printed image is accurate and matches approved composition. Enforces Quality Control of all printed material to ensure they are free from defects to include creases, tears, poor ink coverage, misalignments, misshapes, utilization of correct and appropriate paper stock and/or other issues that detract from the professional nature of the final doc. •Graphic Artist Answer Advertising Corporation Sucat, Parañaque, Metro Manila, Philippines (Oct. 2, 2000 – July 7, 2002) Design, layout and assembles together images, typography and motion graphics to create a piece of design. Creates graphic primarily for published and electronic media, such as brochure, print ads and other related campaign and advertising materials. Responsible for assembling signs from computer cut vinyl, wide format full color prints and flatbed printing direct to substrates. Preparing substrates, applying vinyl or digital prints, and on-site installation. Proofread signs and conduct quality assurance to ensure the efficient production of high quality, accurate signs. SKILLS/INTEREST •Proficient in using computer software in such programs as Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Full knowledge in desktop publishing software’s such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, PageMaker and CorelDraw in both Mac and PC platforms. •Video editing software like Final Cut Express and Adobe Premiere. :Digital Mini Lab operations. •Skills in all aspects of artwork from conceptualization to final art (art mechanical, pen, ink and color rendering, lettering and freehand illustration), silk screen printing.