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Photographer

Location:
Birmingham, England, United Kingdom
Salary:
23-25k
Posted:
September 27, 2018

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Employment

A passionate, professional photographer with 4+ years’ commercial experience photographing products for big brand retailers, as well as a variety of freelance project experience photographing events, weddings and interiors. I am a self-driven team-player looking for new opportunities in photography and/or visual content creation - available immediately. Career Break/Travelling

3 months travelling solo around New Zealand and Australia where I undertook a range of activities including hiking, skydiving and scuba-diving, as well as exploring the sites. The trip pushed me out of my comfort zone, enabled me to meet a diverse range of people, provided plenty of awe-inspiring photographic opportunities and fulfilled an ambition I’ve had for over 10 years. Impulse Fashion Accessories Photographer & Marketing Executive A fashion accessory supplier to leading retailers such as Missguided, Pretty Little Thing, New Look and Boohoo.com. In addition to my photography duties

(see below), I created and delivered email marketing campaigns for new business and existing customers, working closely with my team to ensure targets were met in order to achieve business growth. Impulse Fashion Accessories Photographer, Retoucher & Marketing Assistant Producing all imagery for marketing, social media and multi-format catalogues, I was responsible for organising product photoshoots and photographing and retouching imagery, before uploading it to the company’s purchasing systems. Packshot Photographer

A leading photography agency providing high quality content for big brands. Working initially as a Freelance Photography Assistant, I supported a number of professional photographers, providing general on-set assistance. Then, employed as a full-time Photographer predominantly working on Packshot’s Selfridges contract, I worked with a team of stylists and retouchers to produce high quality product imagery for the international retailer. A fast- paced environment, I had to work as part of a team to meet daily targets. During my time at Packshot, I also took part in a range of ad-hoc projects such as photographing luxury brands (e.g. Stella McCartney, Saint Laurent and Michael Kors) for Brown Thomas, the high end luxury Irish department store. AE Beckett & Sons Sales Assistant

Based in a family-run farm shop, I worked as a part-time Sales Assistant whilst studying at University. Once graduated, I took on more shifts and also began working as a Freelance Photographer at Packshot, until I was taken on as a full-time employee.

April-July

2018

Sept 2017 -

Mar 2018

Jan 2017 -

Sept 2017

Jul 2014 -

Dec 2016

Apr 2008 -

Jul 2014

RhiannaDavies

Mob: 078********

Email: ac6662@r.postjobfree.com

Photographer/Retoucher

www.rhiannadaviesphotography.com

Education

Birmingham City University

BA(Hons) in Media and Communication (grade 2:1)

North East Worcestershire College

BTEC National Diploma in Music Technology

Turves Green Girls’ School

11 GCSEs (Grade B-C) including English and Maths

2010 - 2013

2008 - 2010

2003 - 2008

Key Skills & Personal Qualities

• Computer literate with working knowledge of Capture One and Adobe Photoshop, Lightroom and Aperture for advanced digital editing capabilities

• Basic working knowledge of some Salesforce modules

• Ability to meet deadlines under pressure

• Technical photography skills including lighting set-up, composition, focus and depth of field

• Ability to work well independently and part of a well organised team

• A flexible, adaptable approach to working

References and portfolio available upon request

2015

May 2015

Oct 2014

2013 - 2014

Oct- Dec

2013

2011 - 2013

Mixmag Events Photographer

One of the largest and most respected dance music media brands in the world, I photographed a number of high profile music events featuring renowned DJs.

Nestpick Interior Photographer

Photographing accommodation for landlords in order to advertise their properties to rent on the Nestpick website.

Factory Media Photographer and Content Assistant (Internship) Producing visual website content for Mpora, a sports media company. My role included creating pages for sport events, athlete profiles and sponsorship brands, as well as organising and leading a photoshoot focusing on sportswear, which featured on the Total Women’s Cycling website. Paradub, Resonate and Shadow City Event Photographer Sole photographer at leading Birmingham nightclub events, taking promotional images to be used in company marketing, such as social media pages. A typical event involves taking 350 – 500 photographs which were edited and uploaded to the company website within just a couple of days. Johnny Loves Rosie Photographer and Content Assistant (Internship) A leading fashion accessories supplier to retailers such as ASOS. My role involved organising, directing and managing product and model photoshoots as well as all post-production.

Nicola Gotts Photography Freelance Photography Assistant Second photographer at a number of client weddings, I helped to direct guests and dress shots as well as take ‘in the moment’ shots, some of which were chosen by clients to be included in their albums. Post-production

(retouching) services were also provided as and when required. Other Experience



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