Catie Oster

Freelance Multimedia Freelancer & Salesperson

Location:Richmond, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
Catherine L. Oster

• Seeking out freelance projects, expanding job description boundaries, volunteering, and being selected for positions of responsibility within photography and photojournalism careers.

Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond, VA
Degree: Bachelors of Science, Mass Communications, Journalism: Expected Graduation May 2015

Work Experience
Apple Campus Reseller, William and Mary ? May 2012 – Present Williamsburg, VA
Sales Associate
• Key holder, responsible for opening and closing store
• Apple Certified
• Responsible for daily paperwork in managers absence
• Assisted customers in finding the proper computer and accessories to fit their needs
• Took orders from customers over the phone and through email
• Promptly filled orders and shipped merchandise to customers

Basset’s Christmas Shop ? July 2010 – August 2011 Williamsburg, VA
Sales Associate
• Key holder, responsible for opening and closing store
• Trained new employees
• Promoted positive customer relationships by focusing strong attention on meeting customer needs and ensuring their enjoyment
• Responsible for keeping store organized and clean
• Worked on displays for new merchandise to be displayed in the store

Commercial Photographer Freelance 2010- Present
• Project: Photographer for Learning Odyssey’s located in Colonial Williamsburg
o Responsible for taking photos of summer day camps in Colonial Williamsburg
o Uploaded edited photos to the company’s Facebook page

• Project: Family and Individual Portraits
o Worked individually with clients to build my experience with Portrait photography

• Project: Official Photographer for Car Club of VCU’s Annual Car show located at Richmond Drag way
o I was responsible for photographing the day’s events including the show’s cars, burnout contest, drag races, and bass off contest. My automotive photography was also used on the show’s flier

• Project: Automotive Photography
o I have done multiple private photo shoots of different vehicles for their owners
o Car shows – As hobby

• Use of Canon Cameras
• Basic Photo editing skills
• Experience in preparing sets for photo shoots
• Capable of using Microsoft programs such as Word, PowerPoint, etc.
• Good with children

• National Art Honor Society – High School
• Volunteer hours with Therapy Dog International
• Volunteer hours at Norge Elementary School
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