at Rico Mejia Photography
February 2002 - at Present
Create award winning images for a variety of Advertising, Editorial & Corporate clients. Specialties include Fashion, Lifestyle, Celebrity Portraiture,. Architectural & Product. Collaborate with Art Directors, Photo Editors & Designers on photo concepts, budgets & logistics.
at ADL Media
February 2008 - November 2012
Secure permits & proof of insurance, handle all aspects of production details. Book studios, locations, secure hair stylist, make up artists, wardrobe, catering, location managers & security. Handle transportation, daily call sheets, production schedules & other production details.
at Woodcraft Rangers
September 2008 - May 2012
Taught "At Risk" inner city youths the basic principles of lighting, composition & retouching with an emphasis on higher learning & education.
at Rico Mejia
July 1995 - December 2005
Assisted for Patrick Demarchelier, Gilles Bensimone, Jean-Baptist Mondino, Andrew Eccles, Sean Ellis, Matthew Ralston & Walter Ioose in the following capacities; Location & Studio set lighting for gallery work, celebrity portraits & fashion spreads; Load cameras backs: Post production image processing using Capture 1 Pro, Adobe Lightroom & Adobe Photoshop.
B.A. in Visual Communications.
at Loyola Marymount U.
1982 - 1987 (5 years) California