Nathan Smith

Nathan Smith

Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Present


Hilton Chicago

•    Strategically delivering of all packages/luggage throughout the hotel in a timely and careful fashion

•    Ensuring the Guest Services department runs smoothly

•    Informing guests of the hotel’s amenities and assist in various other capacities

•    Maintaining a readiness to act quickly

Feb 2007 - Jul 2007

Product Photographer

Stevens Creek Buick Pontiac GMC

•    Photographed vehicles and edited images for company’s website and inventory

•    Responsible for studio upkeep, studio schedule, including pre-production

•    Managed a high volume-shooting schedule, maintaining steady output of images

•    Detailed the vehicle’s special features photographically, determined by the client

•    Manipulated lighting solutions dependant on various compositional situations

Apr 2006 - Apr 2007

Project Manager/Senior Production Operator

•    Managed multi-person production team and operation

•    Ensured that all projects were finished correctly and on time

•    Completed orders from start to finish, using a variety of printers, scanners and copiers

•    Assisted customers with trouble shooting and provided them with solutions to a complex variety of needs

2002 - 2006

Interview Producer

Scripps Survey Research Center

•    Conducted survey research utilizing strong communication techniques

•    Collected data from interviews for use in nationwide polls


Sep 2001 - Mar 2006

Bachelors of Fine Art

Ohio University

•    Recipient of the Terry Shuchat Photography Scholarship



Scanning, Copying, Printing

•    Expert knowledge of using and troubleshooting a variety of makes and models (OCE, Xerox, Canon, and Epson)

DV Camera Operation

•    Advanced knowledge of Canon XL-2, GL-2

Digital SLR Camera Operation

•    Expert knowledge of Nikon D series   •    Advanced knowledge of Canon 20d   •    Expert knowledge of strobe lighting systems  

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications

Word, Excell, Powerpoint, Entourage

Knowledge of Final Cut Pro

Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

Photoshop, InDesign Illustrator, Lightroom, After Effects, and Acrobat