My professional creative background encompasses art direction, photography and creative design. Involving print, direct mail, catalog, publishing, B2B, B2C, production, marketing, collateral, web and social media. I am a proven commodity in advertising and marketing. Versatile and adaptable. Focused, hands-on contributor and collaborator. Excellent communicator. I work exceptionally well in creative teams... as I do on solo projects. Capabilities and experience background: - Supporting Marketing - Branding - Detail Oriented - Collaboration - Organization - Production - Photo Editing - Photo Art Direction - High-Volume photo studio Expertise in projects involving art direction and graphic design of digital advertising, marketing/branding, DTP and collateral pieces. Photographer of product, (hard goods - packaging - soft goods - industrial - consumer), architectural and editorial photography. Excellent skills in post-production, image manipulation, digital concepts and workflow techniques. + Photoshop, Bridge, Illustrator, InDesign, FDR Tools, HDRI, RAW, Acrobat, Nikon, Canon, Capture One, multiple lighting and camera systems. + Digital image manipulations, alterations, post-production, retouching, clipping paths and DAM.
• Self-publishing high quality imagery books of architectural and fine-art photography. • Volunteer collections photographer, the Chicago Academy of Sciences. • Photographer for "Chicago's Historic Hyde Park", published by the University of Chicago Press, and author Susan O'Conner Davis. A history of the architectural and social aspects unique to the Hyde Park/Kenwood neighborhoods in Chicago. http://press.uchicago.edu/ucp/books/book/chicago/C/bo8844257.html