Phillip Sumner

Phillip Sumner

Interest

Photography, video, creating, gadgets, colors, technology, the internet, sports, dogs, and of course my lovely wife.

Objective

To use my talent and experience in a creative and rewarding environment. I would love to work for an established photographer or graphic design firm and learn the business.

Work History

Work History
May 2003 - Present

Photographer / Graphic Designer

Freelance

I have been freelancing as a photographer and graphic designer for the last 7 years. I have over 15 years of experience with Adobe Photoshop, and use it every day for color correction, retouching, photo compositing, and photo retouching.  I also am very comfortable with the rest of the Adobe CS5 or CS6 suite of products.  Please see my portfolio for examples of my work.

Oct 2011 - Jun 2012

Data Entry Clerk

Oklahoma State University

General Office duties as assigned

Data Entry

Performing Student Follow Ups

Graphic design for AHEC publication

Maintaining archive of student program activities

Filing

Apr 2009 - May 2010

Quality Assurance Coordinator

Bizjet Inc

Data Entry, Aircraft part number tracking

Logging all engineering changes to drawings.

Administrative tasks as required

Responsible for creating, tracking and closing job cards.

Filing and tracking of all BizJet Completions documents

Uploading weekly reports to Airbus World website

Read and examine incoming and outgoing documentation to ensure specific FAA regulations are

followed

Independently in charge of QA records room and all documentation

Excellent computer skills – Word, Excel, Access, Outlook

May 2006 - Aug 2008

Video Editor / Producer

MDR Television

At MDR, I wrote, produced, and edited 30 minute television infomercials and commercials for clients all over the United States.  These shows aired in many of the nation's medium to large television markets including Dallas, Philadelphia, Miami, New Orleans, and Salt Lake City. I was also responsible for creation of on-air graphics and client logos.

Jul 2002 - May 2007

Media Coordinator

http://www.omniairintl.com

After starting out in the Technical Publications department of this worldwide Charter Airline, I worked my way up to become the company's first Media Coordinator.  As such, I was responsible for writing, producing, shooting, and editing maintenance training videos, and designing internal departmental websites.

Jan 1998 - Dec 2001

Staff Associate

American Electric Power

As a Staff Associate for AEP, I was responsible for editing and maintaining a vast library of technical manuals. 

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Graphic Design

I have designed things for print, and broadcast.  

Adobe InDesign

I have used Adobe InDesign to design flyers, portfolios, and tons of other things.  I continue to learn more about the software and I feel very comfortable with it!

Final Cut Pro

I use Final Cut Pro for any video work that I need to do.  I used it to edit infomercials and commercials for MDR Television.

Adobe Photoshop

Photoshop is my weapon of choice. I have experience with most of the Adobe CS suite including Illustrator and Indesign.