Julia Calvert

Freelance Photo Editor & Photographer

Location:Long Beach, California, United States
2 Skills
ulia Calvert (310) 893-4702
Obtain a position that will enable me to use my technical, interpersonal and organizational skills in a creative environment
Photography Studio Manager
Feb. 2012-Feb. 2015
Next Exit Photography
• Administrative responsibilities such as: heading all client communication, maintaining production schedule, bookkeeping, sales meetings, keeping the studio presentable and functioning, assisting in studio set up for in house shoots
• Expedient retouching of files for use in magazines, wall pieces, art books, online display and various uses
• Color balancing RAW files in Lightroom, retouching in Photoshop and designing using various software such as Indesign
Photography Quality Control Supervisor
Sept. 2010-Feb. 2012
• Color balancing, retouching, and enhancing scans before sending them to the client
• Training, monitoring and evaluating my departmental staff of 5-8 as well as the scanning
staff of 20-40
• Communicating company needs, as principal advisor, to an overseas staff of image
• Developing and implementing policy and procedure to ensure expedited high quality
images during periods of heavy staffing and increased production
• Supporting the Customer Service department with any special requests or needs for
Events Coordinator
July 2009-Aug. 2010
USA Sports Photography
• Scheduling and coordinating shoots for various children’s sports organizations
• Training and supervising 20-30 independently contracted photographers
• Developing new digital product for an adjoined lab lab, including but not limited to:
creating new offers, price lists, and designing advertisements
• Creating a studio for photography where I held product photography and headshot
Photography Assistant
July 2007-July 2009
Shana Cassidy Photography
• Designing and editing wedding photo albums
• Retouching framed art products, prints and album pieces
• Performing routine administrative tasks such as creating contracts and invoices, arranging
timely shipping and attending to basic office functions
• Second shooting weddings
Bel Air Camera
July 2008-Dec. 2009
Photofinishing Customer Service
• Assisting and instructing customers with scanning, printing (digital and film), video transfer, photoshop, photography supplies and various purchases
Other Experience:
Product Photographer
Susan Elizabeth’s Lux For Less
• Setting up studio, shooting product, editing and retouching files
Photography Teacher
Venice Arts : In Neighborhoods
• Working with at-risk youth teaching photography in formal classes and in neighborhoods (unpaid that lead to paid)
Photography and Jewelry Art Teacher
Champions Before and After School Programs
• Teaching K-6 Grade in a 10 week after school program in a classroom setting (paid)
Humboldt State University
Bachelor of Arts, Geography major, Fine Arts minor
Mac and PC proficient, CS6 specifically Photoshop, InDesign and Bridge, Lightroom 5, Excel, Quickbooks, Word, iCal, 75 WPM, WordPress, Photojunction and other various independent design software, Photo Mechanic and other various ingesting and organizing software, Fetch, RedCart, PicPick, AC/DC and other various post production software outside of Photoshop and Lightroom, advanced Intuos Pro Wacom experience
References:* **
Cathryn and Adi Benner, Next Exit Photography (Owners) Anderson Schoenrock, ScanDigital (CEO)
Fred Pernisco, USA Sports Photography (Owner)
Shana Cassidy, The Wedding Frame (Owner)
Joanne Kim, Venice Arts (Director of Photography Education)
Barry Dennis, Bel Air Camera (Operations Manager)
*Personal lines available upon request*
** Professional and / or Character Reference Letter Scan available upon request**
Skills (2) Rating
Photo Editing