Photographer - Graphic Designer - Stylist
- 5+ years working as a photographer and stylist both freelance and for personal projects.
- 8+ years working as a graphic designer using Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and various
other software programs.
- 4+ years experience supervising and directing individuals and communicating with upper management to meet strategic objectives and complicated production schedules.
- 5+ years experience in pre-production, multi-page document lay-out and preparing files for press.
Relevant Skills & Experience:
l Macintosh: Microsoft:
Adobe Illustrator (Expert) MS Word (Expert)
Adobe Photoshop (Expert) MS Excel (Proficient)
InDesign (Expert) MS PowerPoint (Proficient)
Adobe Bridget (Expert) MS Outlook (Expert)
Graphic Design & Photography
Styled and art directed food and props for the Taste of Inspirations label as a Contract Designer in the Hannaford Corporate Private Label package design department.
Photographed, styled and did lighting for 25+ personal and client photo shoots both on location and in the studio.
Art directed, styled and shot cars from the original Godfather movie for 40th anniversary ?promotional materials.
Laid out product catalogs and greeting cards for Sellers Publishing (South Portland, ME).
Laid out and prepared for production packaging for Hannaford, Food Lion, Nature’s Place ? and Taste of Inspirations brand foods at Hannaford Corporate (Scarborough, ME).
Work has been featured online, in magazines, and has been shown in galleries in New York, Boston, and Portland, Maine.
Management & Business
Managed $500,000 budget for federal housing repair and maintenance, receiving a Coast Guard Commendation medal for my efforts.
Supervised, reviewed and advised 5 individuals on job performance, career goals and objectives while Housing Manager for the U.S. Coast Guard.
Communicated client needs to production staff to guarantee the accurate and timely production of 20+ academic catalogs annually.
Education & Training:
B.F.A., Graphic Design (Summa *** Laude): Drury University (Springfield, MO), 2000
M.B.A. Coursework: Managerial Accounting Managerial Finance
Statistical Analysis Managerial Economics
4 Years service - United States Coast Guard