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Nichole Shanks

Freelance Digital Artist, Photo Editor, & More

Location:Yucaipa, California, United States
11 Skills
BS Television, Film and New Media, Dec 2004 - San Diego State University
Minor - Spanish

West Coast Fine Art - San Diego, CA 6/2007 - Present
Co-founder/Photographer/Director of Marketing
Launched a photographic artwork business with a focus on high volume commercial, hospitality, and interior design clients. I fulfill a number of roles in the company including, photography, sales, marketing and business development.

Grins 2 Go - San Diego, CA 2/2005 - 6/2007
Photographer/Marketing Assistant
Drove sales by producing a fun and professional environment for portrait and event clients. Assisted with the design and creation of brochures, postcards and fliers for special events.

UCV TV - Valparaíso, Chile 9/2003 - 5/2004
Production Assistant
Worked closely with the producer of multiple TV shows to ensure all aspects of production ran smoothly. Greeted on air guests and directed them around the studio.

MotoFoto - San Diego, CA 3/2000 - 8/2003
Photo Technician/Photography Assistant
Color corrected images and restored old photographs. Assisted during studio portrait shoots.

Cox Channel 4 - San Diego, CA 5/2001 - 8/2003
Production Assistant
Worked closely with all production members to ensure deadlines were met.
Assisted with editing documentary shows.

Expert photography skills.
Proficient in: Adobe Photoshop CS5, Adobe Lightroom, Express Digital Darkroom, Salesforce, MS Word, MS Excel, Adobe Acrobat.
Fluent in Spanish.
Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
Creative problem solver with strong organization skills.