Looking for a career in the visual arts which will not only challenge me but allow me to bring my relevant creative skill set to bear in a positive professional and productive environment.Creative professional with extensive project experience from concept to development. Talents include ;photography, editing, design and multimedia art.
Kimbal Jenkins art school classes
Worcester Art Museum classes
I enjoy corresponding with professional & recreational clients to determine their needs & create royalty-free prints, negatives & digital image files including; digital editing, formatting retouching and storage from a wide variety of media, using Adobe, Noritsu, Kodak, Lightroom, Nikon and other imaging and design software. I am skilled in retrieval & storage of digital files from local networks, the internet, & pretty much any other media. Ability to effectively scan negatives, positives & images of varying formats & size for in-house digital editing, restoration & printing and digital storage using a variety of hardware and operating systems. Ability to sort, color correct, cut, matt, frame & collate high volumes of prints. Enjoy using a variety of photographic equipment including 35mm medium format, & digital SLRs as well as Polaroid & Kodak passport systems and print kiosks. Proven ability to effectively adhere to multiple simultaneous deadlines for many clients in a fast-paced & demanding environment. Skilled in usage as well as Implementation and execution of scheduled maintenance & on-demand repairs on mechanized photographic processors and printers including: Color (C-41) [Noritsu QSF450 L 3U], Black-and-White [Noritsu QSF470] & Slide (E-6)[Noritsu QSF R420 LU] processors & Black and White [Noritsu QSF 1501 ZU] and Color [Noritsu QSS 3101 digital] printers as well as large format printers and dark room techniques. Ability to prepare and store fresh working & replenishment chemistry as well as set up systems of gravity feed storage for said photographic processors and printers.
Customer Service Skills
Strong Interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Proven ability to effectively meet the needs of multiple demanding professional clients as well as Create customer loyalty and meet deadlines and sales quotas by supporting a customer service commitment through decisions & actions. Ability to maintain corporate as well as departmental standards for merchandise, display and sales material. Ability to perform inventory, ordering, returns and implement procedural maintenance of merchandise and equipment through use of company database programs. Ability to implement and perform necessary maintenance of customer accounts while servicing their imaging needs. Ability to operate and balance cash registers as well as various point-of-sale programs. Proven ability to effectively train new team members & delegate responsibilities when necessary.
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