Experience

  • photographer

    at BiltmoreLux.com

    November 2014 - January 2016

    Arizona

    Contract 1099 digital photographer for Biltmore Luxury Direct and BiltmoreLux.com websites featuring luxury high-end watches, purses and Estate jewelry, using Corel Photo-Paint and Adobe focus stacking software to process and publish items for professional website displays, performed retouching and restoration to damaged internet photographs, e-commerce sites and reinforcing the Biltmore Luxury product branding.

  • Catalogue Photo Dept. Head

    at J. Levine Auction Appraisal

    April 2012 - October 2014

    Arizona

    Contract 1099 digital photographer and cataloguer for Josh Levine (www.jlevines.com) overseeing the catalogue dept. personnel, implementing and teaching photo-correction, enhancement and lighting techniques to increase auction interest and sales, performed retouching and restoration to damaged internet photographs, photographed, cropped and corrected Internet photos using Corel Photo-Paint software and High output CFL fluorescents to publish weekly auction consignments in a fast-paced environment. Duties involve identifying and pricing hundreds of items per week for future auctions, supplying hi-res corrected photos to both marketing firms and uploading to the Internet through Auction-Flex and Magento software.

  • Photographer & Web

    at Empire Estate Auctions

    March 2007 - August 2012

    Arizona

    Auction support for fine art, fine jewelry and antiques Contract 1099 digital photographer of inventory, retouching and cropping digital photographs extensively to increase price points, managing staff and inventory, copy-writing ad & flyer text. Designed and published website and auction flyers every month using FrontPage 2003 and Corel Draw and Photo-Paint software, clerked auctions, Increased absentee & phone sales by extensive continual Internet marketing.

  • Photographer, Editor, Web Design

    at Gaige & Co. Auctions

    May 2001 - November 2007

    Arizona

    Auction support for fine art, fine jewelry and antiques Contract 1099 digital photographer of inventory, retouching digital photographs extensively, managing staff and inventory, copy-writing ad & flyer text. Designed and published website and auction flyers every month using FrontPage 2003 and Corel Draw and Photo-Paint software, clerked auctions with Auction Flex software, increased absentee & phone sales by extensive continual Internet marketing. Salary 2% of auction gross.

Education

  • Post Grad

    at PhD

    1990 - 1996 (6 years) Arizona

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Languages

  • French Conversation

  • English Native

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