Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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I am a creative Photographer talented at experimenting with new approaches, techniques, software and lenses. I thrive under pressure and successful with creativity-focused artistic challenges. An excellent eye for light and composition with record of accomplishment in producing attractive and technically strong imagery. Advanced skills in composition and editing.

Familiar with SEO best practices when blogging content tailored to attract new clients. Demonstrated success in improving customer engagement and client visibility in website searches with effective search engine optimization strategies. Knowledgeable about marketing approaches improve business results and enable dramatic sales. Good research, data analysis and organizational skills.

  • Digital and print editing
  • Lightroom understanding
  • Apple and PC use expertise
  • Excellent workflow management
  • Microsoft Suite proficient
  • Proficient in Final Cut Pro
  • Adobe PhotoShop
  • Consistent brand messaging
  • Content marketing
  • SEO experience
  • Blogging
  • Google Analytics
  • Project management
  • Excellent workflow management
  • Digital video
  • Flexible creative approach
  • Social media
  • Project planning
  • Collaboration
Photographer, 02/2019 to Current
Kimball MidwestArlington, TX,
  • Collaborated with clients to plan shoots and boost satisfaction with photos.
  • Cropped, manipulated and performed color balance for final images.
  • Photographed special events, parties and portraits.
  • Explained price and package details to customers.
  • Purchased materials and props for photo shoots to enhance products and appearance of subjects.
  • Selected, captioned and color-corrected photos for photo sales, website galleries and slideshows.
  • Adjusted apertures, shutter speeds and camera focus according to combinations of factors, including lighting, depth of field, subject motion and exposure speed.
  • Managed digital archives of photographs, organized files and protected against loss.
  • Coordinated and completed photoshoots for individuals, families and small groups.
  • Selected optimal locations, equipment and photography techniques based on assignment needs.
  • Edited digital images lightly or with advanced techniques to create desired effects.
  • Uploaded digital images for editing, archiving, and electronic transmission.
  • Monitored social media for trending news, ideas and feedback.
  • Updated web pages and social media profiles to reflect proactive strategies and engage customers.
  • Answered email and social media messages according to prescribed policies.
  • Developed targeted content for social media platforms, including Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram.
  • Answered phone calls and emails to respond to customer inquiries and questions.
  • Helped generate and compile new leads for potential client growth.
  • Researched latest trends and conducted market analysis.
  • Researched and evaluated competitor marketing and digital content.
  • Researched competitor services and trends for analysis of marketing strategies.
  • Brainstormed creative methods to relate blog content to target demographics.
  • Mastered web designs from conception to completion, including graphic design, artwork and digital application.
  • Checked copywriting, image design, banners and other features for blending within site content and reviewed graphics for cohesive aesthetics.
  • Performed in-depth research into topics to write clear and accurate copy.
  • Wrote and uploaded blog posts and articles to drive traffic to site.
  • Tracked website analytics and reported findings to clients.
Director / Owner, 12/2009 to Current
Salvation Army UsaMillsboro, DE,
  • Recruited and hired individuals demonstrating passion, dedication and added value to team.
  • Hired, coached and mentored team of 10
  • Motivated employees to share ideas and feedback.
  • Trained, managed and motivated employees to promote professional skill development.
  • Represented integrity and professionalism in business, serving as mentor and role model to staff.
  • Directed all day-to-day operations of Daycare facility to provide safe and enjoyable client experience.
  • Identified client business and operational needs and introduced services to provide solutions.
  • Conducted staff evaluations and determined promotions and realignments or reductions in workforce.
  • Managed scheduling for 10 employees to optimize productivity.
  • Monitored progress by establishing plans, budgets and measuring results.
  • Participated in networking events to establish and cement community ties, B2B relationships and industry connections.
  • Generated relevant paperwork and payroll reports.
  • Calculated overtime, vacation sick hours and other categories of time.
  • Onboarded new employees in time reporting and payroll systems.
  • Managed payroll for temporary, hourly, and salaried employees.
  • Prepared physical checks for employees and check stubs for those receiving direct deposits of funds.
  • Calculated and applied wage garnishments.
  • Kept operations in compliance with requirements by applying knowledge of applicable regulations and state laws.
Early Childhood Teacher, 12/2006 to 01/2010
Bright Beginnings Children's CenterSepCity, STATE,
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Openly exchanged ideas and materials with coworkers.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Developed professional relationships with parents, teachers, directors and therapists.
  • Collaborated with colleagues on developing new classroom projects and monthly themes.
  • Administered and documented results of student assessments.
  • Distributed quarterly progress assessments and milestone reports to each parent.
  • Completed all required documentation for National Head Start program.
  • Worked closely with site director, family care workers, classroom teaching team and other specialists.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: General Studies, Expected in 05/2016
Columbia College - ,
Bachelor of Science: General Studies, Expected in 06/2017
Columbia College - Columbia, MO
  • Minor in Education

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