Photographer resume example with 18+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Accomplished Photographer with twelve years of industry experience and exceptional talents in film development and image manipulation. Artistic and creative professional with strong portfolio and outstanding computer skills. Technical knowledge of equipment operations and photography principles. Work well at direction with various models and personalities, including children. I also create film myself with a manual camera and mount and frame as well as digital projects that require editing and tight deadlines.

  • Excellent workflow management
  • Strong on-set styling skills
  • Digital video
  • Microsoft Suite proficient
  • Image archiving
  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro
  • National Press Photographers Association
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Traditional and digital printing
  • Lighting
  • Large format printing
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Social media
  • Calm under pressure
  • Flexible creative approach
  • Work ethic
  • problem solving skills
  • Book signing events
  • Publisher promotions
  • Special order management
  • Textbook sales
  • Children's books
  • Promotions
  • Multimedia products
  • Inventory management
  • Educational events
  • Customer service
  • puntual and reliable
Education and Training
Edmonds Community College Edmonds, WA, Expected in : Photography - GPA :
West High School Anchorage, AK Expected in 06/1990 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • English Honor Society Member
  • Completed coursework in English, Science and Political Science
  • Communications
  • Theseus on: Racism in America
  • Jr. Caldecott Award Recipient for a book I wrote and illustrated titled, "Snowfall."
  • Completed professional development in African American Studies
Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. - Photographer
El Paso, TX, 05/2007 - Current
  • Collaborated with clients to plan shoots and boost satisfaction with photos.
  • Planned and obtained original shots using innovative thinking and new techniques.
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color balance for final images.
  • Photographed special events, parties and portraits.
  • Explained price and package details to customers.
  • Monitored studio for adequate quantities of supplies.
  • Maintained various studio equipment.
  • Collaborated successfully with various personalities and work styles.
  • Met productivity quotas, managing workflow to meet demand.
  • Improvised photographic methods and techniques.
  • Boosted revenue, developed marketing strategies, solicited clients and closed sales.
  • Automated office operations to manage client correspondence and record tracking and data communications.
Focus On The Family - Bookstore Associate
Greenville, NC, 01/2015 - 06/2016
  • Greeted each customer and offered assistance in finding requested items, helping boost customer satisfaction and retention.
  • Helped customers by answering questions and locating merchandise.
  • Assisted in ringing up sales at registers and bagging merchandise.
  • Performed floor moves, merchandising, display maintenance and housekeeping to keep sales areas well-stocked, organized and current.
  • Followed company policies, rules and procedures to promote company goals and maintain safety.
  • Supported managers with organizing store and showcasing new items in eye-catching displays.
  • Handled price checks, merchandise transfers and fitting room returns to keep store orderly and efficient.
  • Maintained assigned area to store standards by setting up and monitoring accurate ad signage and correct merchandise placement.
  • Listened to customer interests and needs and matched with suitable books and related products.
  • Increased sales through suggestive selling and persuasiveness.
  • Stocked shelves and supplies and organized displays to focus customer attention on specific items.
  • Unboxed new merchandise and restocked shelves in appealing and organized arrangements to promote items.
  • Recommended merchandise to customers based on needs and preferences.
  • Educated customers on product and service offerings.
  • Escorted customers to products and pointed out complementary items to boost store sales.
  • Stayed up to date on store promotions, payment policies and security practices.
  • Recommended optimal merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Maintained visually appealing and effective displays for entire store to drive sustained revenue and move target products.
  • Helped customers sign up for loyalty programs and submitted completed paperwork. (memberships)
  • Demonstrated products to customers, discussed features and redirected objections to capture sales.
  • Used (Squirrel) register system to ring up customer purchases, process payments and issue receipts.
  • Met or exceeded upselling, donation and credit card sign-up targets on consistent basis by leveraging excellent communication and interpersonal strengths.
  • Helped customers sign up for loyalty programs, (Memberships) and submitted completed paperwork.
  • Drove sales of Stephanie Meyers, "Twilight," series and "Twilight," products by applying proactive nature, knowledge of customer preferences and active listening skills.
  • Enjoyed interacting with customers, helping them find rare titles.
A&W Drive In - Car Hop/Server
City, STATE, Feb1988 - 09/1991
  • Kept customer and food preparation areas clean and well-organized.
  • Handled food safely to protect customers from harmful bacteria and prevent losses or delays from dropped items.
  • Completed orders by making specialty shakes and ice cream desserts.
  • Answered product and order questions accurately and professionally.
  • Verified orders and bagged items for easy transport.
  • Maintained knowledge of new offerings and upsold promotional items and specials.
  • Boosted customer satisfaction by quickly addressing and resolving complaints with food or service.
  • Restocked kitchen supplies by rotating food according to dates.
  • Informed customers of regular deals or monthly specials to upsell orders.
  • Maintained consistent quality and high accuracy when preparing identical dishes every day.
  • Grilled and deep fried various foods from meats to potatoes.
  • Organized and labeled stock of ingredients to maintain needed inventory levels.
  • Helped train and develop new talent.
  • Prepped vegetables and ingredients by washing, chopping and dicing.

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School Attended

  • Edmonds Community College
  • West High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Photographer
  • Bookstore Associate
  • Car Hop/Server


  • Some College (No Degree)
  • High School Diploma

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