Giris (George) Azize

Freelance Album Designer & Graphic Designer

Location:Boston, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
111 Elmshade Dr.,
Uxbridge, MA 01569
PROFILE Strong foundation in photography, commercial art, and computer applications complemented by knowledge of business operations and the need for customer-focused service.
Track record of initiative and achievement — seeking out freelance projects, expanding job description boundaries, volunteering, and being selected for positions of responsibility within chosen field.
EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts 1995
School of Fine Art
Cincinnati, Ohio
EXPERIENCE Commercial Photographer Freelance 9/91-Present
Successful completion of commercial photography assignments requiring planning, follow-through, and results that meet client objectives.
• Project: Marketing brochure for independent producer of specialized archery equipment (Fall 1995).
? Scope: Worked with client to select and position products; shot and developed photos; made brochure layout recommendations and gave technical input regarding reproduction of photographs.
• Project: Real estate catalog for Architectural and Design Services, Oak Tree University (Fall 1994).
? Scope: Met with client to determine project goals; selected shots and photographed University-owned properties from numerous perspectives; working with strict budget limitations, researched developing options and selected vendors based on quality and price; organized and presented finished photographs.
Night Manager 1994-Present
Fourth Coffee, Cincinnati, Ohio
• Train and supervise employees.
• Promote positive customer relationships by focusing strong attention on meeting customer needs and ensuring their enjoyment.
• Coordinate and book entertainment; develop and place related advertising.
• Introduce new product lines following analysis of current operations and growth opportunities.
Lab Monitor 1994-Present
Oak Tree University, Photography Department
• Supervised and provided expert assistance to beginning photography students.
• Operated and maintained darkroom equipment.
Exhibit Assistant 1994
Baldwin Museum of Science, Cincinnati, Ohio
• Participated in the installation of exhibits for photographic-art gallery.
• Monitored gallery shows and provided information to visitors.
SKILLS • Macintosh Systems
? Applications: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Sculpt 3D, Authorware
• 4x5, 2 1/4, 35mm cameras
• Black/white and color film processing and printing
EXHIBITS Student Works 1994, 1995
Graphic Design Institute
Undergraduate Ceramic Exhibit May 1994
School of Fine Art
Undergraduate Painting Exhibit May 1993
School of Fine Art
Portfolio and references available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Album Design
Graphic Design