Qualifications

  • Professionally trained as graphic designer/photographer at #1 art and design college in the nation
  • Impressive turnover rate of industry level retouching
  • Skilled photographer in a studio setting and on location
  • Highly accredited creative digital designer
  • A creative stylist and an expert in retouching using Adobe Creative Suite
  • Strong knowledge of studio equipment, setup, and maintenance
  • Strong knowledge of marketing and advertising techniques to drive brand presences
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with clients, models, and coworkers

Work History:

Disney Fine Art Photography-Disney Event Group, Walt Disney World Resort, February 2019: 

  • Prepare, and gather all necessary equipment that is needed for the assignment
  • Set up strobes with correct lighting modifiers and place strobes in appropriate place to achieve professional exposure
  • Transport all equipment to various locations during the shoot
  • Archive files into the hard drives and organizes the sessions appropriately 
  • Use excellent interpersonal and communication skills to achieve utmost professional guest experience


PhotoPass Photographer, Walt Disney World, July 2018:

  • Capture magical memories for guest using the art of photography throughout Disney© Magic Kingdom Park, Disney© Hollywood Studios, Disney© Animal Kingdom, Disney© Epcot
  • Provide a streamline experience for Guests by modeling the Four Key Basics
  • Troubleshoot equipment problems efficiently using prior education of photography equipment 
  • Promote Disney Photo Imaging products to Guest to capture their memories that will last a lifetime 


Marketing Coordinator, Villas of Grand Cypress, July 2018 - October 2018

  • Managed property website to ensure accuracy, updated content, and oversee 3rd party listings 
  • Execute marketing campaigns 
  • Work in partnership with internal partners, agency/vendors & stakeholders in the development of multimedia content to support various channels or campaigns  
  • Posted to social media platforms based on media schedule, and develop road map to elevate properties marketing objectives
  • Coordinate marketing and PR related to special events 
  • Respond to leads delivered be Visit Orlando, Visit Florida, and other partners collaborated with 
  • Content creation based on needs of current marketing campaigns 
  • Prepare expense reports, answer phone calls, and order office supplies 


Marketing Manager, TopGolf Charlotte, April 2017 to September 2018: 

  • Developed marking content, strategies, and tactic that achieve the goal of each campaign 
  • Developed innovative and message driven content 
  • Create profitable marketing outreach events while staying within budget
  • Track and manage multiple social media platforms for department growth and development
  • Partner with each team across Marketing departments on the on-going development & curation of content within the context of the organization’s overarching message and editorial direction
  • Provide detailed project timelines & production schedules to support content collection initiatives while ensuring a balanced project prioritization


Assistant Brand Manager Southern Fried Chic LLC, June 2017 to September 2018 present:

  • Designed successful marketing campaigns
  • Plan all content collection shoots (video/photo); scout, select and reserve shoot locations
  • Photograph product on and off figure and conduct industry level retouching for publishing
  • Organize back end of ecommerce platform, Volusion
  • Develop and manage ongoing communication plans and materials internally
  • Content creator for social media platforms
  • Managed social media platforms, posted content
  • Respond to guests online and answer questions 


Digital Technician, RR Donnelly Belk Studio, February 2016 to June 2016: 

  • Set up studio equipment for ecommerce fashion shoots
  • Set up computer and Capture One with appropriate settings  
  • Use Capture One to record raw images shot in individual session folders
  • Maintained aesthetic perfection within image during shoot and archived images in correct 


Photographer Assistant, Springs Creative Product Group, July 2015 to March 2016:

  • Worked with Marketing in providing commercial advertisement concepts; styles 3-D sets of fabrics, finished products, or crafts for photographic imagery;  directs and conducts shoots; retouches final raw images using Adobe Creative Suit
  • Conceptualize /storyboard content including a comprehensive plan for optimal forms of media
  • Production of imagery for social media: Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Vimeo, and blog posts
  • Used Adobe Creative Suite to produce industry level photographs and graphics 
  • Organized incoming files and maintains digital assets
  • Responsible for studio equipment, set up, and maintenance


Education:

Savannah College of Art and Design: Graduated May 2015

Bachelor of Fine Art in Photography with Portfolio Honors

Internship:

Retouching Intern, Jill Watcher Photography - New York, NY. June 2014-August 2014 


Work Shops:

  • Breed Fashion Workshop by Melissa Rodwell and Marius Troy - Miami, FL.  February 2014 with main focus on retouching and fashion photography (references available upon request)
  • Fashion and Beauty Workshop by Amanda Diaz - Alberta, CA. October 2013 with main focus on use of natural and artificial lighting as well as creating stimulating visual images


Publications:

  • Curated Gallery - Magazine - April 2015
    Honorable Mention / Winning Place - International Color Awards , Fashion
  • SCADManor -  Fashion Blog - April 2015
    Editorial Story and Artist Biography by Charlotte Morrone
  • Whim Magazine - Sydney, Australia - June 2014
    Editorial Story and Artist Biography Paragraph


Exhibitions:

  • Define Art Photography Gallery - February 2015
    Savannah College of Art and Design





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