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Photographer

Location:
Vero Beach, FL
Posted:
July 05, 2017

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M. A L E X A N D E R W E B E R

PHOTOGRAPHER/DIRECTOR

MALEXANDERWEBER.COM // ac05jf@r.postjobfree.com // 347-***-****

QUALIFICATIONS

Excellent written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate in creative,

technical, and business environments

Experience managing other creative and production assistants

Meticulous attention to detail and process and ability to improve processes

Extensive knowledge of Adobe Products; Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere, Final Cut

Ability to work independently and collaboratively in fast-paced, creative environments

Fluent in German and fascinated with global cultural trends

RELEVANT INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE

Ongoing Owner, M/A/W/ Studio : : New York, NY

Established a successful Photography and Video studio based in NYC and operating globally at a 20% growth rate over the first 4 years

Secured client partnerships with Morgan’s Hotel Group, Steve Aoki, SWELL, Major Food Group, MoMA, Pratt Institute, Ishestar Horse Tours, Promote Iceland

Photos Published in: Spin, Elle Décor, Conde Naste Traveler, Fast Company, Forbes, Food & Wine, Architectural Digest, New York Times, Reykjavik Grapevine…

Ongoing Tour Manager and Media Development, T S G : : New York, NY

Responsible for pre-production and on-site coordination for international tours with artists and business clients

Increased overall tour efficiency through improved communications

Lead Event Photographic and Video coverage to 100% Client satisfaction

2016 Staff Photographer – Head Guide, Ishestar Riding Tours : : Reykjavik, Iceland

Created an onsite photography program for documenting daily tours

Worked with marketing department to establish social media outlets

Acted as head guide for a variety of tours in the Heidmork Nature Preserve

Assisted on 5-12 Day wilderness tours throughout Iceland

2014 – 2015 Tour Photographer, Steve Aoki : : Global

Toured extensively through US, Canada, Central and South America, and Asia

Responsible for daily concert photography and same day turn around for social

Photographed all aspects of tour 24hrs a day, every day

Photographs published and used in national advertising

2013 – 2014 Assistant Editor and Director of Photography: SWELL NY : : New York, NY

Video editing of high profile commercial fashion videos

Cinematography for commercial fashion videos

Clients included, Free People, Macy’s, Nowness, etc

2013 – 2016 Product Photographer : : Naga Antiques, New York, NY

Responsible for all styling and capture of museum quality antiques

Lighting, backdrops and staging for medium volume of a variety of objects

Created the company’s website with help of back end developer

Responsible for image edits and catalogue

2009 - 2011 Digital Asset Management, Sarah Merians Photography : : New York, NY

Managed an image archive spanning 24 years

Developed new workflow methods that boosted productivity by 40%

Responsible for overseeing all aspects of image processing

Coordinated launch of new company website that increased sales

Designed print and web ads to further boost visibility by 20%

2007 - 2008 Director, Gallery Luisotti : : Los Angeles, CA

Managed this internationally acclaimed photography gallery

Organized bi-monthly exhibitions; including invitation design, advertisement,

gallery layout, and event openings

Increased sales by 25%

Oversaw planning for national and international participation in Art Fairs

Worked closely with major museum curators on donations and exhibition of artists

2006 - 2007 Assistant and Digital Retouching, John Horner Photography : : Boston, MA

Assisted in all aspects of producing architectural photo shoots

Strobe and continuous light setup, location prep and set styling

Increased productivity and efficiency of shoots through diligent planning

Digital Capture, raw file processing, archiving, web gallery uploads for clients and extensive digital retouching

1999-2002 Studio Manger and Executive Assistant, Separate Cinema : : Hyde Park, NY

Created a standalone digital database of African American film, that functioned as a fully searchable catalogue for reference purposes

Creation and management of successful eBay sales market

Integral part of staging exhibit for Hartford’s Black History Month at the Capitol

2004-2006 Production and Network Coordinator, “Taking In” Annual Publication : : Boston, MA

Raised capital for non-profit juried photography publication

Oversaw proofing, printing, and distribution

Responsible for balancing budget and creating cost projections

Compiled national network of industry contacts including artists, jurors,

contributors, galleries, and venues

EDUCATION

2003-2006 Art Institute of Boston – Bachelor of the Arts in Photography : : Art History Minor

2001-2002 SUNY Dutchess – Associate Degree in Communications : : Audio/Video Production

1999-2001 Culinary Institute of America - Culinary Arts Degree- Hyde Park, NY

1995-1998 Suffield Academy - Graduate – Suffield, CT



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