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Customer Service Management

St. James's, England, United Kingdom
October 04, 2018

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Alessio Paratore +**(*)797-*******

Mainyard studios, Argall Avenue, E10, London Photography professional graduated from Central Saint Martin's College of Art and design. With more than five years experience as freelance photographer, have taken many briefs from creative direction and storyboarding, to planning and execution of photo and video shots. The work produced has been featured in magazines, advertising campaigns, and fine art work has been exhibited around Europe.

Core Skills

• Image production following brand style and guidelines within allocated budget

• Post-processing to client specifications, with fine attention to details

• Assets management and delivery within a fast paced environment

• Working as part of a creative team, exchanging constructive feedback

• Proficient with Capture One, Adobe Creative suite, Final Cut Pro Work History


2012 – Present

Interior product design and lifestyle photographer Completed more than 1000 interior, portraits and lifestyle assignments between the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Spain and Morocco.

• Liaising with management companies, property owners and other professionals

• Editing and retouching of images to company guidelines

• Delivery of assets for online and print publications

• Planning of travel and accommodation within allocated budget

• Contributing in improving users bookings and profits by between 20% and 40% Working in collaboration with marketing department producing photo and video content for the pilot London travel experience product in preparation for the global market launch

• Liaising with artists, creatives, chefs, outdoor professionals, and activity leaders

• Storyboard, creative direction, planning and execution of photo and video shoots

• Assets processing, post-processing, and delivery to company guidelines

• Brand ambassador, raising company awareness around Europe Paratore photography

2012 – Present

Freelance photographer

Commissioned to produce high quality interiors, product, portrait, lifestyle video and photography for start-ups, high-end, luxury, and forward thinking business’s e-commerce, campaigns, marketing, and communication.

• Liaising with clients, creatives, and service providers

• Storyboard, creative direction, planning and execution of photo and video shoots

• Managing location and studio lighting, rigging and digital equipment

• Producing, editing and retouching images to clients guidelines

• Delivery of assets for online and print publication

• Copywriting, metadata tagging, catalogue and assets management Uniplaces and Wimdoo

2013 – 2016

Interior photographer

Commissioned to produce high volume interior and lifestyle shots to be used on the website, campaigns and editorials. Assisting in launching the apps to the newly entered UK market

• Liaising with property management companies and home owners

• Producing, editing and retouching images to company guidelines

• Delivery of assets for online and print publication

• Contributing to the improvement of company strategy, operations, communication, productivity, and content quality standards

• Surveying property standards, furniture and amenities providing detailed feedback Alamy and Corbis

2011 - 2015

Photo Journalist

The role required to research newsworthy stories and events, pitch to potential commissioners and negotiate terms of business. Produce, edit and post-process material to clients specification.

• Delivery of imagery and written content to deadline and within budget

• Assets retouching and post-production to publications guidelines

• Liaising with models, creatives, fixers, private and government bodies

• Organization of travel and accommodation in various locations in Europe and Africa

• Copywriting, SEO metadata tagging, catalogue and assets management for 14K+ personal image library and agency based image libraries Fine art practitioner

1998 – 2007

Produced fine art traditional and new media projects exhibited and awarded in United Kingdom, Italy and Greece.

• Project management, presentation, and marketing

• Designing and presentation of fine art projects and proposals

• Realization of fine art works using mixed traditional and new media

• Documenting 3D and 4D projects using photography, video, and words

• Curating exhibitions with logistics, marketing and communication Education

• 2002 - 2005 Bachelors Degree BA (Hons) Art and Design

• Central Saint Martin's, UAL, London UK

• 1996 - 2000 Traditional painting at the Academy of Fine Arts, Catania, Italy

• 1991 - 1996 Liceo Scientifico Statale E.Majorana, CT, Italy Relevant Skills and requisites

• Professional knowledge of continuous and strobe studio and location lighting, digital and film camera formats, rigs and gear with equipment and resources management

• Business understanding, marketing and visual communication trends awareness

• Health and safety awareness with public liability insurance up to £5,000,000 Other relevant experiences

Blogging and creative writing

Interiors and product design, projects management and realization Hospitality creative direction, management and customer service Office and accounting administration


Art and design, fashion, aquatic sports, food and travel, technology, social and environmental projects.


English – Fluent written and spoken

Italian – Mother tongue

Spanish – Fluent spoken and good written

French – Basic conversation

Driving Licences

Full UK A & B

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