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Freelance Photo Editor, People Magazine 2010-2015
Headed up the bonus content and managed the photo close of the tablet edition for weekly pop-culture magazine. Worked on front of the book sections such as Passages, Second Look and Chatter, occasionally handled Scoop and Picks.
Freelance Photo Editor, Photographer, 2008-present
Clients include: Scholastic, Rouge 24, and Bravo.com.
PhotoShelter.com,The PhotoShelter Collection, 2007-2008
Photo Editor, News+ Collection
Helped create, build and manage stock photography archive of news, sports and entertainment photography. Drafted submission guidelines, handled photographer recruitment, and image selection. Start-up closed after one year.
Time Inc, Time4Media, 1998-2007
Photo Editor (01-07), Contributing Photo Editor (98-00), Golf Magazine
US Open Program
USGA Annual Magazine
Golf Magazine Living
Assigned photography, produced shoots, did image research and budgeting, for a monthly consumer magazine, as well as custom and spin-off publications. Managed an archive of over 50,000 images including film, print and digital assets. Supervised an associate photo editor, returns coordinator as well as interns.
Placed national and international photo assignments, for all types of photography, especially editorial portraiture.
Researched imagery from stock agencies and individual photographers, handled fee negotiation, billing and subscription
Recruited news, sports and entertainment photographers for emerging stock photography collection.
Evaluated technical and aesthetic quality, and caption accuracy for stock photo submissions.
Very experienced in retouching,color management,and web optimization of images.
Produced shoots involving athletes, celebrities, and model agencies coordinating with their agents and publicists.
Worked with photographers agents, did on-set art direction and coordination, fee negotiation.
Hired on set talent, styling, makeup and props professionals, also did some of this work myself.
Handled studio booking, travel and equipment rental, and large set items such as vehicles.
Coordinated merchandise for monthly still life shoots, gift guides, and other larger projects.
Licensed images to buyers, created image availability lists for international editions and syndication.
Maintained contracts, rights clearance, tax forms, invoicing and usage payments.
Drafted submission guidelines for news, sports and entertainment photography at stock collection.
Selected images for promotional and marketing content for stock photo collection.
Mac OS X
Adobe Creative Suite CS5
School of Visual Arts, Photo and Film Major, Maine PhotographicWorkshops, Resident Program, The Parsons School of Design