Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Professional Summary

Highly trained Photo Specialist versed in maintaining processing equipment and inventories. Hard worker and collaborative individual with great people skills. Proven success in detail-oriented work and forward-thinking mindset.

Experienced photo department professional skilled in ordering and stocking supplies, maintaining equipment and consulting on specialty orders. Excellent customer service, conflict resolution and organizational abilities developed during 22+ years in the field.

Enthusiastic Photo Specialist touting 22 years of expertise in keeping meticulous inventories and overseeing photo projects. A knowledgeable professional with a positive attitude and the desire to assist customers. Self-motivated and considered an expert in Photo Software.

Determined professional with a background in processing photos and negatives for a Walmartbusiness. A personable Photo Specialist promoting exemplary talents in data file processing, advanced retouching and special projects.

Patient and friendly Head Photo Specialist with 22 years of experience in photography. Computer-savvy and hardworking with adaptable nature and solid retail background. Expertise in team leadership, records management and merchandising.

Photo Specialist with over 22 years of successful experience in printing and processing. Recognized consistently for performance excellence and contributions to success in retail industry. Strengths in troubleshooting backed by training in digital photography.

Experienced Photo Specialist with over 22 years of experience in retail. Excellent reputation for resolving problems and improving customer satisfaction.

Enthusiastic Photo Specialist eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of cleaning and maintenance and training in preparation. Motivated to learn, grow and excel in retail.

  • Photo paper inventory
  • Coordinating supplies
  • Printing equipment oversight
  • Preparing orders
  • Specialty photo items
  • Managing laboratory operations
  • Data file opening
  • Photo processing
  • Color correction
  • Merchandising skills
  • Maintaining equipment
  • Skilled in Software
  • Customer service
  • Question response
  • Till counting
  • Image archiving understanding
  • Night photography master
  • Budgeting knowledge
  • Copyrighting understanding
  • Artificial lighting expert
  • Type photography expert
  • DSLR camera use
Work History
Photo Specialist, 06/1999 to Current
WalgreensSaint Charles, IL,
  • Experimented with different lighting effects to deliver unique images.
  • Managed photo lab inventory, placing orders for toner, ink and paper when supplies were low.
  • Negotiated special prices with equipment suppliers and venue representatives for deep savings.
  • Provided high level of assistance to customers regarding special photo projects.
  • Managed escalated customer orders to meet aggressive deadlines and special orders.
  • Adjusted, modified and networked photos using digital and computer manipulative applications.
  • Trained employees on proper procedures for handling money, printing photographs and restocking supplies.
  • Performed opening and closing procedures to keep operations running smoothly.
  • Accepted and completed in-person and online orders for photographs and photo merchandise.
  • Updated tags, displays and signage for special promotions.
  • Completed complex photo shoots at indoor and outdoor venues.
  • Implemented time-saving methods, which enabled photo lab to run more efficiently.
  • Scheduled and booked locations for photo shoots, working collaboratively with clients and contacts.
  • Determined and adjusted subject position, props and lighting equipment while selecting camera angles to optimize final product.
  • Handled negative and photo processing, typically exceeding Number prints per week.
  • Maintained lab printers and processing equipment, ensuring proper functioning for each shift.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom to crop, invert and control light and color properties of photos.
  • Researched image libraries to locate appropriate photographs for stock use.
  • Printed photo images on canvases, mugs, totes and mouse pads to customize special orders for customers.
  • Managed budget for photography department.
  • Made CDs and crafted digital and print albums for clients and events with up to Number photos.
  • Procured rights for images by contacting image owners to obtain documentation rights and copyright permissions.
  • Created digital asset management system to increase security, organization and searchability of digital assets.
Graphic Design Intern, 11/1998 to 03/1999
Ashley FurnitureSilverdale, WA,
  • Used Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Indesign to develop new images.
  • Used Software and Software to develop product mockups and prototype designs.
  • Used Software to create images and layouts for multiple projects.
  • Designed Type and Type aspects of Product or Service.
Photo Technician, 06/1996 to 07/1996
Sanmina SciSan Jose, CA,
  • Examined developed prints to determine defects such as broken lines, spots or blurs.
  • Assessed customer needs and examined order contents to identify processing requirements and timelines.
  • Calculated and mixed chemicals to develop reels, including developer, stop bath and fixer chemicals.
  • Displayed originality while utilizing Software to help customers create unique photo products.
  • Changed water and air filters on photo equipment Number times per Timeframe to keep equipment in optimum condition.
  • Filled tanks of processing machines with solutions such as developer, dyes, stop-baths, fixers, bleaches and washes.
  • Utilized Softwareto perform photo editing, retouching and restoration.
  • Operated photo department cash register to scan items and process checks and credit card transactions.
  • Maintained chemical levels and solution integrity for automatic processors and hand development systems.
  • Maintained lab printers and processing equipment, ensuring proper functioning for each shift.
Janitor, 06/1990 to 08/1995
Related CompaniesPlano, TX,
  • Mixed, used and properly stored hazardous chemical cleaners to reduce risk of injury or illness.
  • Stripped and refinished hard surface floors to maintain quality condition and appearance.
  • Worked with building managers to assess ongoing needs and plan preventive maintenance and cleaning schedules.
  • Responded immediately to calls from personnel to clean up spills and wet floors.
  • Cleaned building floors by sweeping, mopping, scrubbing and vacuuming.
  • Set up, arranged and removed decorations, tables, chairs, ladders and scaffolding to prepare facilities for large events.
  • Maintained clean and comfortable environments in commercial buildings by vacuuming, cleaning windows and dusting.
  • Kept janitorial closets clean and organized.
  • Inspected facility and grounds and picked up any trash.
  • Collected, sorted and transported recyclable materials.
Associate Of Occupational Studies: Imaging Technology , Expected in 03/1999
National Technical Institute For The Deaf - Rochester, NY ,

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