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Work experience

Assistant Photographer

Photography In Motion (Kia Motors)

Cleveland Auto Show 2008 & 2009 - I-X Center

Johnny Appleseed Festival 2008 - Mapleside Farms

•  Assisted with taking photographs, set-up/take-down of green screen equipment, photo manipulation, and

  printing promotional photographs on site.

Apr 2008Present

Assistant Manager / Photographer

Printroom Photo Services

'Snow Days' at Progressive Field - Winter 2010

The Ohio State Buckeyes - Fall 2008

The Cleveland Indians - Spring/Summer 2008, 2009, 2010

•  Utilized promotional methods to gather fans at Progressive Field and Ohio Stadium

•  Assist  with orientations, transportation of materials, and organizing operations•  Provided additional support and direction with camera usage on-site to 3-7 photographers each game•  Used a Nikon D40 Digital SLR camera to take photographs for the True fans page on team websites

•  Imported and uploaded images for the MLB/NCAA/Snow Days websites

•  Conducted on-site printing and sales at 'Snow Days' events

Oct 2009Present

Spokes Model

Media Star Promotions

•  Traveling to adult only facilities, I engage consumers, collect feedback about products, keep a positive and  

  ongoing rapport with venue staff, and distribute premiums to consumers

Sep 2009Present

Wedding Photographer

Imagine It Photography

•  Freelance wedding photographer along side the amazing Stephanie Uptmor

•  We travel to multiple locations, use different cameras, lenses, and lights to achieve unique, creative, portraits

Feb 2010Nov 2010

Graphic Designer

Ripcho Studio

• Re-branded Undergrad, Sports, Senior, and Yearbook Divisions

• Created collateral from concept to completion and played an integral part in website renovation in

  conjunction with the Senior and Yearbook Managers

• Aided in color correction, proof book rendering, file management, online-ordering image upload, new

  background selection, and showroom reconstruction for the Senior Division

• Rendered new product images for online ordering within all company divisions

• Managed and maintained image and data files, performed pre-press operations within strict press dates

  and budget constraints

Oct 2009Oct 2010

Photographer / Sales Associate

CPI Corp.

•  Planned, booked, and carried out single to group, multiple pose sessions within a portrait studio setting.

•  Used professional expertise in the digital enhancement process of each image that met and exceeded

  customer expectations.

•  Matched collections and products according to customer needs while keeping a consistent personal above  

  average sales percentage.

Sep 2009Jan 2010

Photographer / Proof Consultant

Summerfield Studios

High-end pre-school photography

Themes include Vintage, High key (all white), and Traditional

•  Traveled to pre-schools and day care centers to photograph children ages 6 months to 5 years.

•  Coordinated and carried out same day proofs and sales with Director of Photography.

Nov 2008Apr 2009

Administrative Assistant


•  Provided extra support to the project manager and main administrative assistant for hundred-thousand dollar    construction deals with Cleveland Hopkins Airport, Cleveland Clinic, University Hospitals, and others.

•  Discovered more efficient methods and performed: data entry, database creation, plan estimating, organizing

   and understanding construction documents, payroll procedures, filing, faxing, etc

•  Photographed completed construction projects for promotional brochure and website


Aug 2007

Bachelor of Science

Ashland University

Liberal Arts Education with Major Coursework in Drawing, Painting, Ceramics, Digital Art, Website Design, HTML, CSS, Javascript, Art History, Black & White Traditional Photography, Color Theory, 2-D Design, 3-D Design

Participation in Ashland University's Colburn Gallery Senior Art Show 2007

Jun 2006


Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Coursework in Advertising Design, Art Direction, Package Design/P.O.P. Displays, Mixed Media, HTML, Digital Image Manipulation, Typography, Corporate Identity, Graphic Illustration.

Printroom Photography

Fine Art Work

Mixed Media 3-D


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