I am a well-rounded production artist managing the workflow in e-commerce digital photography studios since 2003. I have a strong background in digital art that includes product photography, 360 photography, 3D Illustrations, video, graphic design, and motion graphics. With the physical knowledge of set building, lighting and camera positioning for composition that is consistent and can follow established guidelines. 25+ years of experience in the visual arts, multi-media production including photography, videography, graphic design, motion graphics and 3d graphics/illustration.
Successfully managed large production photographic studios that included training staff, art direction, creation and maintenance of electronic file and management of incoming/returning inventory. Also responsible for employee scheduling and performance management.
Managed and scheduled photo/video shoots and events, coordinating internal and external staff and equipment procurement.
Advanced experience with the Adobe Photoshop, AfterEffects, Bridge.
Extensive experience with Blender 3D animation and graphics software.
Working knowledge of Adobe Dreamweaver, Soundbooth, Premier, Illustrator, InDesign, and Flash.
Proficient with Nikon DSLR and Canon DSLR still cameras, Sony DSLR video cameras, lighting and rigging for both indoor and outdoor/location settings.
Designed and built photographic studios with permanent white seemless shooting areas, product assembly areas, and flexible lighting that could accommodate an extremely wide range of product size and type.
Published photography tutorials for Tuts+ and received numerous outstanding reviews for my ability to teach technical content that is, at the same time, uncomplicated and logical.
Received online award from Forbes Magazine about the quality of my images found on the web that were used during my employment at The Golf Warehouse.
Well known for ability to successfully photograph difficult and technical product requiring advanced problem solving (i.e.: products with reflective surfaces, products that require attention to detail and realistic perspective)
Hard working team player with the ability to motivate employees by drawing on their specific strengths as well as developing team members and helping them achieve their career goals.
Self-motivated and able to work as a team or independently with little or no supervision and guidance.
Quick learner and driven to excel with any given challenge or task, willing to work on my own time to develop new skills and learn new software programs.
Experienced at technical and artistic problem solving including analysis and decision making under a variety of situations and constraints.