MR. REGINALD R. FARRINGTON
P.O. BOX F-*****
FREEPORT, GRAND BAHAMA
PHONE: 1-242-***-**** CELL: 443-1630
To be a leader that blazes new trails in every challenge presented. To be the best possible person that I can be in my chosen field of endeavor and make quality contributions to any organization that I am employed by. To pursue with diligence, excellence and competence, an exceptional working relationship with both internal and external customers, thus helping to improve the success of the organization.
April 2012 Bahamian Craft Designer – Island Arts & Crafts, Downtown, Freeport
Design by hand Bahamian shell souvenir and presentation pieces.
2011-Present: Entrepreneur/Freelance Photographer/Videographer
Responsible for operating Prestigious Marketing Enterprises, which sourced and contracted local events and activities, and captured them through the media of video or photography.
Jan/Feb- 2010 Grand Bahama Island Envoy/Art Director
Chosen to represent the island of Grand Bahama to host a British Film Maker and assist in developing and organizing a short film for the Bahamas 14 Island Film Challenge sponsored by the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism UK.
July 2007-Aug 2008 Assistant Art Director/Set Designer/Artist
Responsible for the smooth operation of the following small budget films Art Departments:
“Beneath The Blue” By Wendell Morris, Shot in Freeport, G.B.
“Sea Wolf” By Holger Karsten Schmidt, Shot in Freeport, G.B.
“Matrimonio Elle Bahamas” Shot in Exuma Bahamas.
July 2006 EPK Cameraman – Disney’s “Pirates of the Caribbean” Motion Pictures
Responsible for shooting footage for the “Behind The Scenes” aspect of the film.
May 2005-2007 Marketing Executive – First Bahamian “Ambassador”
Freelife International, Connecticut, U.S.A.
Developed a team of Marketing Executives for this INC 500 company, which
distributed a new product (Himalayan Goji Juice) to the Bahamian marketplace
Produced sales of more than Four Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars ($450000)
in less than a year.
Mar-Oct 2005 Assistant Project Manager, Cotton Bay Development, Rock Sound Eleuthera
Assisted the Project Manager with the smooth running of this multi-million dollar Touristic Development. Responsible for organizing ninety-six (96) employees daily in each stage of construction. Ordering, managing and distributing all construction materials required for the project, organizing payroll and payments to all creditors, and ensuring all equipment were maintained.
Sept. 2003-Oct.2004 Office Assistant,
Ministry of Education School Security Department
Responsible for organizing the first-ever “School Security Department” Office. Ensured the smooth operation of the office and coordination of all Security Officers at all Government Schools on Grand Bahama. Also recorded all security activities and breaches at each school for investigations.
May 1998- Aug. 2001 Project Manager,
Bahama Bay Communities (Regency Park Subdivision)
Responsible for the smooth operation of a million dollar mid income local housing subdivision in Grand Bahama. Organized and managed the sales processes, liased with the banking institutions for clients loans, received and distributed all funds to contractors and creditors, organized payroll weekly, managed office and prepared monthly reports for the owner/investor.
Sept 12-16, 2011 Certificate of Participation, SME Entrepreuneurship Workshop facilitated by
The International Labour Organization (ILO) and the Bahamas Chamber of Commerce and Employers Confederation (BCCEC).
June 2007 Winner, Love 97 and B.A.I.C. Wedding Craft Show, Freeport, Grand Bahama
Jan 2002 Finalists, The Cacique Award, Handicraft Category, Bahamas Ministry of Tourism.
May 1999 Certificate of Participation, Bahamas Agricultural Industrial Corporation (B.A.I.C.) Small Business Management Certificate Course.
Aug-Sept 1995 Certificate of Recognition, CNN International Professional Program.
Jan 1992-June1996 Pioneer Cameraman, ZNS Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas.
Sept 1991 Personal Photographer for Miss Bermuda at Miss Universe Beauty Pageant, Cancun, Mexico.
June 1991 Personal Photographer for the Prince of Arabia while in Bermuda.
1987 -1990 Bahamian Professional Photographer employed with Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines.
Sept 1974-June 1980 Hawksbill High School, Freeport, Grand Bahama.
Diploma in Interior Design, Art & Photography with Honours