Let me introduce myself,
I studied a masters degree at the Norwich University of the Arts and I have been working as a photographer for the past 17 years. While being passionate about photography, graphic design has always been part of my life and is truly in my heart.
Reputable studio professional with more than 17 years of experience orchestrating full project lifecycle, ensuring quality delivery of images to a wide range of businesses and private clients globally. Blend strong creativity and graphic design acumen to address client needs, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure the proper and quality presentation of products/brands on a wide range of print and digital platforms. Skilled in:
Graphic Design| Interior / Architecture Photography | Food Products Photography | Studio Management
Commercial Photography | Images Processing | Workflow Management | Lighting | Sales | Pitches
Product Development | Studio / On Location Projects | Photographic Equipment
Portraits | Weddings / Special Events | Client Relations
Technical: Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign, Illustrator | HTML and CSS Programming and WordPress
Contributed to creative design and development of organisational websites encompassing a wide range of images, graphics, and promotional materials.
Managed a diverse caseload of photography clients; championed exceptional service standards to ensure high-quality imagery; arranged subjects and selected framing and background.
Cultivated, maintained and nurtured strong internal/external business relationships, conducive to service excellence.
Managed comprehensive photographic library; prepared art pieces and final images for production.
Gathered, analysed and disseminated design needs via an in-depth consultation.
Orchestrated photo shoots, ensuring the proper application of lighting and additional equipment in alignment with client needs/requirements.
Coordinated and trained a talented team of photographers focused on the quality delivery of projects.
Completed commercial and private photo shoots, continuously delivering technically-sound images.
Researched and implemented new technologies, maintaining up-to-date with trends.
Achieved high levels of client satisfaction and retention through quality servicing.
Served as a key member of studio servicing 13 countries and employing more than 140 team members.
Enhanced staff performance through expert selection, hiring, mentoring and support as well as performance evaluations focused on identifying and targeting areas in need of improvement.
Performed business development operations, including lead generation, workflow management, budgeting, and full sales lifecycle.
Processed and administered work rights as well as pitches and bookings.
Pret A Portrait
2006 to Present
Qudos Photography and Design
Ray Main/Mainstream Photography
BA (Hons) Graphic Design
Norwich School Of Art 2001