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I'm a photographer and designer focusing on photojournalism, music, action sports and politics. In addition to six years producing an independent magazine, I've worked doing packaging design for DVD and record labels, as a designer for dynamic content websites, and was a part of the team that redesigned the identity of the Democratic Party as well as Barack Obama's re-election campaign. Currently I am a Senior Designer and Photographer for Obama for America.
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Senior Designer / Photographer Obama for America May 2011 – Present Designer / Photographer Democratic National Committee August 2010 – May 2011 (10 months) Part of the DNC New Media creative team handling photography and design duties. Notable projects include the redesign and identity of the Democratic Party and Democrats.org, design and photography of the 2010 mid-term elections and Vote2010 projects and the redesign and identity of the 2012 BarackObama.com re-election campaign and website. Owner at Christopher Dilts Photography | Design April 2008 – Present ( 4 months) Full service Photography and Design studio, specializing in music, underground sports, documentary and lifestyle. Clients include Office Max, Formed Records, Tatu Tattoo, COG Magazine, Luminaire, Chrome and the Chicago Soy Dairy. Photographic Editor / Associate Designer at P8NT Magazine June 1999 – August 2005 (6 years 3 months) I was the Photographic Editor and Associate Designer at P8NT, a competition paintball magazine, focusing on the emerging professional paintball circuit. I was responsible for all photographic content to the magazine, managing a stable of free-lance photographers as well as traveling and handling primary photographic duties. Additionally I worked as part of the design team and specialized in digital pre-press and production.