Chad Doty

Freelance Graphic Designer & Photo Editor

Location:Des Moines, Iowa, United States
2 Skills
Chad Doty
515-710-8498 ~
5940 Cottage Dr. - Des Moines, IA 50311
Quali? cations
Chad Doty is a photographer and image editor with over 4 years of professional experience working
in the ? elds of photography and journalism. A self-motivated creative professional, Chad has per-
fected his image editing skills through years working at Gannett Company, Jolesch and freelance op-
portunities. A natural with Mac programs, Mr. Doty is con? dent working in Adobe Photoshop CS5,
InDesign CS5 and Illustrator CS5. He also is comfortable working with Quark Xpress, Microsoft
Of? ce and Acrobat.
Professional Work Experience:
Gannett Company 2008- 2011
- RCT/GPC Image Specialist 1
Worked as a client customer liason and image editor. My duties required me to work with in
house employees on job orders and quality control level. I was responsible for making tough deci-
sions daily, answering questions to all three of our departments including RTC, GPC and EAD. I also
handled phone calls and email questions.
As an image editor, I edited approximately ??? photos daily. I am con? dent in my editing skills and
know how to color correct and/or increase the quality of a photo for production for both print and
web media.
Nuzum Photography 2010
-Assistant wedding photographer/ 2nd shooter
Worked as an assistant to Mr. Steve Nuzum. My duties included setting up wedding portraits for
both indoor and outdoor settings. I worked with lighting, photographing and positioning the wed-
ding party for portraits. I was responsible for setting up creative angles and interesting photos. I am
con? dent working with both Nikon and Canon cameras and lenses.
Jolesch Photography 2005- 2007
-Assistant Photographer/ Image Editor
My duties with Jolesch required me to photograph large to medium group portraits. Our locations
included local and often national clients. I worked with various Nikon cameras and lenses as well as
panoramic? lm cameras.
Harpoon Photography 2007 - 2011
-Lead Photographer/Image Editor
Harpoon Photography is my own freelance company. I’ve worked taking photos for weddings, senior
portraits, family portraits and commercial photography. I am responsible for editing all of my own
work and also for promoting my name.
Des Moines Area Community College 2006
Associate degree in Applied Science for commericial graphic design and photography
Connie Gallagher
Gannette Co RTC Supervisor
Steve Nuzum
Owner of Nuzum Photo
Nick Ludwig
Wells Fargo Financial
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Photo Editing