Creative Photographer | Google via Filter (3/2016-present)
Help to train the machine intelligence used in Google Clips by working with Google engineers, researchers and UX designers. Produce still and video content for Google's AIY Projects retail packaging and website, marketing of Google Clips and internal product prototyping.
Independent Photographer & Videographer (9/2015-3/2016)
Provide creative photography and video for editorial and commercial clients including Microsoft, Michigan State University and Feral Cat Spay and Neuter Project.
Photo Editor | Microsoft via Filter (8/2012-9/2015)
Curated and prepared images for publication on MSNnews.com and Microsoft’s suite of Windows apps. Part of a staff of full-time editors who illustrated stories using images from a huge list of premium content providers. Used Adobe Bridge and Photoshop to fine-tune images and created photo galleries using Microsoft’s Zenith content management software.
Co-Founder and Photographer | Red Box Pictures photography studio (3/2009-8/2012)
Co-founded this profitable studio supporting 4 photographers. Created and edited images for clients including the University of Washington athletic department (official photographers), Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Coca-Cola, Costco, Emirates Airlines, GeekWire, T-Mobile, USA Today, The Washington Post and many others. Also created the Red Box Pictures website and co-managed advertising, online stores, social networking and accounting.
Staff Photographer | Seattle Post-Intelligencer (3/2006-3/2009)
Photographed daily news, features and sports, specialiazing in portraiture, food photography and conceptual illustrations. Shot and produced videos for seattlepi.com.
Assistant Photo Editor | Seattle Post-Intelligencer (3/2004-3/2006)
Edited staff-produced and wire agency photos, attending budget meetings and collaborated with other editors to help determine the daily content of a metro newspaper. The P-I was recognized as one of the top 3 US newspapers for best use of photography in national industry awards. Helped to manage and develop a staff of 10 photojournalists, assigned work and hired freelancers.
Freelance for The Associated Press, Seattle, WA (2001-2002, 2004)
Regular stringer for The Associated Press Seattle bureau. Assignments included Mariners ’ 116-win season and the Nisqually Earthquake.
Staff Photographer | The Gazette, Colorado Springs, CO (2/2002-1/2004)
Assignments included being embedded with a Ft. Carson Army unit during a 2-month assignment at the beginning of the second Iraq War.
Bachelor of Journalism, 1996 - University of Texas, Austin, TX
DSLR still and video, Location and studio lighting, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Lightroom, Bridge, InDesign, Audition, After Effects, Microsoft Office, Quickbooks, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, Wordpress. Able to manage storage of digital assets for organization and archival purposes.
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