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Photography Professional, 10+ years of producing, directing, managing

San Jose, CA
April 21, 2020

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RRobert J Schultze is a photographer and filmmaker who resides in San Jose, CA where

he produces photography, video and mulmedia projects for various clientele including GoPro, Ariat Internaonal, Content Magazine and more. Growing up on a farm in a miniscule midwestern town, he had alway been an avid writer, painter and illustrator. He bought his first camera at age 11 and fell in love. He shot his first wedding at 16, his first editorial at 17 and first adversement at 19. In 2008 he moved to San Francisco, CA where he studied for his BFA in Photography and assisted various commercial and edi editorial photographers. He eventually started his own company that focuses on telling stories for companies, organizaons and individuals. Work Experience

Freelance Photographer, Filmmaker • 2008 - Present • Bay Area, CA

• Work with editorial, commercial and corporate clients including LinkedIn and the SF Community Consorum in developing photographic and video content for print, web and social media

• Filling various creave roles including Producer, Art Director, Photo Editor, Director of Photography and Creave Director

• Extensive exhibion background including solo, group and mul-media exhibions Ari Ariat • Photography Producer • March 2018 - February 2019 • Union City, CA

• Managing on set processes during photo and video shoots, in house and on locaon

• Organize and manage digital files in Box and proprietary systems

• Work with various vendors on short and long term projects ranging from archive management to cra services

• Manage samples of various clothing items and boots GoP GoPro • Equipment Technician • 2016 • San Mateo, CA

• Built equipment kits from GoPro’s in house producon gear to produce content, adversing, POS

• Managed equipment for mulple teams while on producon for HBO, Red Bull and independent producons

• Created and tested prototypes for in house use and eventual mass producon with the GoPro brand

Drew Alzer Photography • Lead Retoucher •2009 - 2014• San Francisco, CA

• Retouching photographs of events from various photographers

• Managed post producon team comprising 7 people, including training and scheduling

• Managed archives containing 4 million+ digital photographs and scans Aubrie Pick Studios • 1 1st Assistant • 2012 - 2015 • San Francisco, CA

• Assist on lifestyle, product and interior photoshoots

• Manage gear and equipment(Inventory, storage, transportaon)

• Manage incoming images, retouching as necessary

Bent Lens Producons • Camera Operator • 2012 - 2014 • San Francisco, CA

• B-cam operator on producons for HP, Adobe, Udemy and various tech clientele

• Uli Ulized Canon C300s and MARK IIs for various producons Educaon

Academy of Art University • BFA Photography • 2013 • San Francisco, CA

• Graduated in the top of the class

• Received a 1st Place award in the 2012 Spring Show exhibion for Individual Image - Portraiture

Robert J Schultze

Photographer + Filmmaker

1186 Shasta Ave

San Jose, CA 95126



Skill Set

•Photography+Video Producon

•Developing Social Media Content

•Nikon, Canon, Lumix + Sony Cameras

•C •Creave Set Building

•Adobe Photoshop, premiere,

illustrator, AVID media editor + Final

Cut Pro

•DJI + 3DR Drones



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