Dale Rose

Freelance Book Designer & Photo Editor

Location:Warren, Oregon, United States
2 Skills
Dale E. Rose

59440 Alderwood Drive
St. Helens, Oregon 97051 US
Cell: 503-799-4799


To work in a challenging position with an organization to build a career, while working with committed & dedicated people who will help me to explore and realized my potential. Need a job!


A team player with experience, hard working, highly motivated, the ability to communicate effectively and manage time effectively.
• Detail Oriented
• Multi-tasked
• Self Starter with little or no supervision
• Ability to work in fast paced environment
• Computer proficient in Client Profiles, MS Word, Office, Windows XP, Vista and Outlook Express. Also proficient in Mac OS X (Leopard & Tiger) and Adobe Creative Suite 2 and 3
• Skilled with use of analog, digital and medium format cameras (Nikon, Mamiya & Pentax)
• In depth knowledge of photography in still and portraiture images
• Creative in applicable abilities

Employment History

12/2006 - 04/2008 Shandiin Photography, Mesa, AZ

Owned and operated a photography business specializing in portraiture and printing images. As a multi-tasked photographer, I also did sales marketing and bookkeeper. Maintain all documentation and schedules. Communicate effectively with customers about desired photo shoots and provided accurate price quotes. Develop good working relationships with different photography to achieve a strong reputation in the photography community. Be able to leverage working relationships to increase possible business opportunities, by using strong verbal and written communication techniques.
• Organize all supplied materials and equipment to achieve a smooth photo shoot process.
• Provide accurate written and verbal statements to the customer to assure both correctness and quality of stills provided
• Present test sheets to the customer as to enable the customer to pick their favorite stills
• Displayed confidence and professionalism at all times.
• Maintain confidentiality of customers and obtain proper permission to use images again as marketing devices.

Employment History (Continued)

08/2006 - 11/2006 Lifetouch National School Studios, Scottsdale, AZ

As a photographer, I obtained portraiture skills while employed and traveled to various school districts in the Phoenix Metro and state wide-area. The subjects of the portraits included students that ranged Pre-kindergarten through 12th graders and the school staff. Strived to consistently capture high quality portraits, while performing multiple different tasks simultaneously.
• Organize materials to ensure necessary equipment and supplies were available on picture day resulting in a smooth picture day process.
• Maintain equipment in a safe manner and transport between schools according to corporate guidelines.
• Provide clear direction and expectations for parents, school personnel and student helpers regarding their roles on Picture Day.
• Accurately complete and ship all required picture day materials within assigned timelines.
• Represent Lifetouch in a professional manner at all times while adhering to all corporate policies and school rules.
• Displayed confidence and professionalism at all times.
• Used safe work habits, including proper lifting and safe driving.
• Maintain confidentiality of school and student related information

Day Care Facilitator
08/1997 - 01/1998 Fort McDowell Yavapai Indian Community, Fountain Hills, AZ

The Day Care Facilitator position enhanced my ability to communicate effectively to parents, staff and children ranging in age from infant to first graders. Maintain healthy clean work environment as to keep children and staff safe. Scheduled meal-time, play time and educational time for children while in attendance at the day care facility.
• Generate progress reports and present to management and parents as to child's growth.
• Meet and communicate with parents about changes to childcare facility.
• Protect both children and staff at all time, which included reporting any suspect behavior.
• Protect confidentiality of children and parents at all times
• Develop curriculum that would nurture children mentally, emotionally and physically.
• Maintain office records which included time sheets, attendance records and the supplies of the facility


Will produce upon request

Education History

• B.A. Fine Arts in Photography – Arizona State University, Tempe AZ, May 2006
• A.A. Associate of Arts - Haskell Indian Nations University, Lawrence KS, December 1992
Additional Information

I am available to start work immediately if need be. I do meticulous work and committed to meet deadlines without any delays, which enables me to work after hours and weekends as needed. I am a very outgoing, professional individual who also happens to be a team player as well as working well with others.
Skills (2) Rating
Book Design
Photo Editing