self employed photographer resume example with 20+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
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Passionate photographer with a great eye, excited to learn new techniques. Works well under pressure, while capturing beautiful moments through the lens. Above average sales background.

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Work quickly and efficiently
  • Specialization in family photography
  • Stellar customer service skills
  • Six Years photography experience
  • Calm under pressure

Promoted to "Manager on Duty". In charge of every aspect of HR as Manager traveled including Hiring/Firing, Scheduling, Ordering, Supervising, as well as other general management duties.

Self Employed Photographer, 06/2011 to Current
Department Of Homeland SecurityQueens, NY,
  • Conduct all photo shoots in a calm and professional demeanor.
  • Capture once in a lifetime moments for families.
  • Photograph newborns, school seniors, families, children, daycares, Confirmations, and first communions.
  • Successful time management.
Photographer, 10/2008 to 09/2010
Department Of Homeland SecuritySouth Burlington, VT,
  • Collaborated with clients to guarantee satisfaction with photographs.
  • Consistently exceeded sales expectations
  • Explained price and package details to customers.
  • Collaborated successfully with a variety of personalities and work styles.
  • Quickly promoted to Manager on Duty
  • Monitored studio for adequate quantities of supplies.
Photographer, 07/2008 to 10/2008
Bright Horizons Family SolutonsKnoxville, TN,
  • Positive attitude while exhibiting energy and enthusiasm.
  • Maintained productivity in order to stay on schedule.
  • Consistently capture high quality portraits.
  • Worked to continuously improve photography skills.
Independent Consultant, 01/2006 to 09/2008
Advanced Drainage SystemsMadera, CA,
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Willingness to step out of my comfort zone to get the job done.
  • Ability to perform multiple tasks.
  • Proven excellent listening and communication skills.
Nanny, 07/2002 to 01/2006
  • Enforced Discipline.
  • Provided encouragement and love.
  • Maintained learning environment.
  • Practiced patience, demonstrated sound listening and reasoning skills.
Sales Representative, 06/1999 to 07/2002
Carlson Hospitality WorldwideCity, STATE,
  • Provided excellent customer service.
  • Found solutions to difficult customer service issues.
  • Exceeded Sales goals.
  • Achieved Sales Expert and Sales Master statuses
Bachelor of Arts: Studio Art/Painting, Expected in 2004 to University of Nebraska at Omaha - Omaha, NE

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School Attended

  • University of Nebraska at Omaha

Job Titles Held:

  • Self Employed Photographer
  • Photographer
  • Photographer
  • Independent Consultant
  • Nanny
  • Sales Representative


  • Bachelor of Arts

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