Resume

Summary

Marketing photographer with a high level of experience in lighting, product photography, editing, and compositing.

 

Education

COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE, University of South Carolina                                                                                 Aug 2010 – May 15, 2015

BFA-Studio Art- Photography

Graduated, Magna Cum Laude

 

Experience

CHRISTINA MARIA PHOTOGRAPHY, ChristinaMariaPhotography.com   Aug 2012-Current

Owner

  • Work with clients to create personal images such as portraits and life events

  • Contract to other companies as studio assistant or photographer

 

STRAWBRIDGE STUDIOS, Strawbridgestudio.net               Jan 2017-Current

School Photographer

  • Transporting and setting up a professional, mobile studio at an assigned location

  • Providing direction to school staff, parent helpers, and students

  • Posing students and capturing high-quality portraits

GEORGE FULTON PRODUCTIONS, GeorgeFulton.com      803-779-8249                                              Aug 2013-Jan 2017

Studio Assistant

  • Assist photographer in shooting advertisements for various clients

  • Position lights and props before and during shooting session in studio

  • Locate and contract talent (i.e models for shoots)

  • Masking, photo retouching, photo compositing, color correcting, create contact sheets, and edit in Adobe programs.

  • Output/format images for client’s needs

  • Archive all photography with a searchable database;  photos can be found by various criteria.

 

RICK SMOAK PHOTOGRAPHY, RickSmoak.com         803-622-6655                                                                                June 2015-Jan 2017

Freelance Photography Assist.

  • Assist primary photographer with lighting and sets.

 

STRAIGHT UP SOUTHERN, StraightUpSouthern.com 803-794-3000                                                                           Jan 2016-May 2016

Lead Photographer

  • Provided professional high quality lifestyle and product imagery for website, social media, and print.

  • Organized and constructed photo shoots in studio settings and on locations

  • Output images using GS1 standards for national retail companies.

  • Edited, composited, output, and placed images for catalogs.

  • Trained and supervised an assistant on photoshoots and with editing

  • Directed and photographed multiple professional models on location.

  • Worked directly with marketing team to create a company vision

  • Created and organized a stock of images for company use

  • Created standards to process images for different uses

DRAIN PRO SC, DrainProSC.com           803-394-0968   March 2014-Jan 2016

Marketing Manager/ General Manager    

  • Determine marketing objectives and preparing annual budgets.

  • Plan marketing activities in conjunction with company’s growth plan and working out strategies to execute the plan.

  • Get marketing collaterals, advertisements developed to help the company meet its targets.

  • Responsible for designing, running and promoting the company’s website and intranet which includes SEO techniques, managing PPC programs, Google Ad-Words and Google Analytics.