Photographer resume example with 11+ years of experience

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

Creative Photographer offering expertise in sales and marketing, customer service, product promotion, administrative processes and project management. Delivering outstanding skills in portrait, event, landscape and product photography, identifying client needs and providing innovative suggestions. Collaborating with decision-makers at all organizational levels. Delivering key presentations and building productive relationships to increase revenue and book of business. Presenting familiarity and experience in location shoots, print house operations, studio set-up and equipment requirements.

  • Retouching and color correction
  • Visual design
  • Digital design
  • Strong Exposure Techniques
Work History
11/2019 to Current Photographer Kontoor Brands, Inc. | San Marcos, TX,
  • Selected and set up appropriate props, backdrops and lighting.
  • Planned and prepared for all on-location and studio shoots.
  • Fabricated camera mounts and cases to capture images and protect equipment.
  • Performed advanced computer processing of images for assignments.
  • Inspected proofs to verify quality of prints and need for adjusting and retouching.
  • Completed complex photo shoots involving large-scale performances at indoor and outdoor venues.
  • Scheduled and booked locations for complex photo shoots, working collaboratively with clients, models and stylists.
  • Delivered savings by negotiating special prices with equipment suppliers and venue representatives.
  • Experimented with different lighting effects to deliver unique images utilized on websites, prints and promotional items.
  • Facilitated weekly studio appointments for over [Number] shoots.
  • Photographed high-quality images for both print and internet distribution.
  • Edited, toned, captioned and uploaded photographs for news publications.
  • Defined and recommended detailed solutions to capture images.
  • Shot photographs in controlled lab, field and remote environments.
  • Maintained productive professional relationships with models and modeling agencies.
  • Handled cameras operating at several thousand frames per second.
  • Determined and adjusted subject position, props and lighting equipment while selecting camera angles to optimize final product.
  • Consulted with supervisors to handle any unusual problems and alter existing equipment.
11/2009 to Current Youth Leader Ymca Of Austin | Dripping Springs, TX,
  • Coached, instructed and supervised participating youths through collaborative efforts with like-minded, creative and poised team members.
  • Organized group activities and outings for youth and led weekly Bible study meetings.
  • Identified service gaps and located needed resources for individuals, including housing, work placement and other support.
  • Detailed program operations and participant activities with comprehensive recordkeeping.
  • Worked with clients to improve life choices and maximize benefits of programs.
  • Educated potential participants on available services and processes to engage in program.
  • Provided counseling to students with spiritual and personal issues and maintained relationships with students.
  • Collaborated with youth pastors to establish program objectives and achieved outcome goals by devising effective strategies.
  • Built and maintained relationships with potential ministry donors and developed strategies to increase donations.
  • Determined needed and relevant interventions based on each client's cognitive abilities and current needs.
  • Improved clients' coping with routine life activities such as food budgeting and rental payments.
  • Maintained and repaired facilities, equipment and tools to achieve operational readiness, safety and cleanliness.
03/2019 to 03/2020 Substitute Teacher Albany Charter School Network | Bronx, NY,
  • Followed classroom plans left by class teacher to continue student education and reinforce core concepts.
  • Collaborated with teaching staff to devise and implement coordinated educational strategies and student support networks.
  • Assisted students of all ability levels develop life-long learning skills and good study habits.
  • Kept students on-task with proactive behavior modification and positive reinforcement strategies.
  • Leveraged classroom discussion strategies to engage students, promote topics and boost learning opportunities.
  • Administered standardized assessments with strict requirements and documented information in permanent records.
  • Upheld classroom routines to support student environments and maintain consistent schedules.
  • Kept accurate and current attendance records and assignment sheets to maintain file compliance.
  • Implemented outlined grading and assessment techniques to document growth, development and knowledge advancements during teacher absence.
  • Diversified classroom instruction and group activities to successfully support students with unique strengths and learning styles.
  • Proctored quizzes, tests and standardized examinations.
  • Organized lesson plans using [Type] software for long-term interim assignments.
  • Led classroom activities for play-based and immersive learning.
  • Developed rules and set goals to maintain order in classroom.
  • Organized and cleaned teaching areas after daily use to maintain high standards for returning teachers or other substitutes.
  • Worked with principal's office on disciplinary and safety issues.
  • Completed documentation of attendance, grades and other required details.
  • Modified homework assignments based on daily progress and regional curriculum regulations.
  • Supervised lunchroom and recess activities.
  • Communicated with parents regarding lesson plans and upcoming activities and provided feedback on student performance.
  • Maintained day-to-day classroom management and discipline to promote learning initiatives.
  • Repeatedly requested as substitute teacher for [Type] classrooms by teachers based on excellent past referrals and trusted performance.
  • Taught diverse subjects for grades K-8, successfully delivering seamless teaching in absence of regular teacher.
  • Studied changing regional curriculums to maintain knowledge of lesson plans for short- and long-term substitute positions.
  • Integrated existing and new technology into classroom to help provide creative and fun learning environment.
  • Administered and graded tests and quizzes and reported performance to primary teacher.
  • Utilized technology to enhance student education and grasp of materials.
  • Assigned, explained and graded homework.
  • Took notes and prepared reports on school day activities to provide to primary teacher.
Expected in No Degree | Education Baker College, Muskegon, MI, GPA:
Expected in 03/2017 Certificate | Medical Assisting Ross Medical, Muskegon, MI, GPA:

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School Attended

  • Baker College
  • Ross Medical

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  • Photographer
  • Youth Leader
  • Substitute Teacher


  • No Degree
  • Certificate

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