Photographic Services Manager at The College at Brockport
Manage the operation of Photographic Services, including supervise all photography and videography staff and student interns. Provide high-quality and high-volume visuals to news services, marketing staff, designers, web developers, writers, social media and general campus community. Develop and coordinate the creation of engaging, impactful, brand-focused visuals. Built and maintain a fully functioning digital asset management system that is searchable and archivally safe. Use latest technology such as UAS, 360 degree cameras and GoPros, to create unique perspectives.
July 2013 - Present
University Photographer at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
creative director, project manager, use various lighting techniques, editing and graphic design, manage online print sales, shoot and produce video, manage student employees, assign duties and provide creative vision, maintain image library and archives, create social media strategy and track analytics, assist with department budget and invoicing, create successful marketing visuals and concepts, create photography for individual departments and colleges, cover news and events on campus, provide images immediately for social media, news and athletics.
August 2003–October 2008, May 2012- Present
Studio Manager, Photographer and Videographer at Yeoman Photography, Big Rapids, MI
Executed interpersonal skills while using an artist vision and unique perspective. wedding, portrait, product and event photographer, client consultant, manage staff of eight employees.
Big Rapids Jaycees, Big Rapids Parks and Recreation Department, Big Rapids Products, Hanchett Manufacturing, Liberty Fitness, Mecosta County Medical Center, Mecosta County Chamber of Commerce, National Football League–Cleveland Browns, United Way, Viewpoint Vision Care
William Bitzinger - Ferris State University - Photographic Services Manager
Jeremy Mishler - Ferris State University - Alumni Director
James Dusen - Retired SUNY Brockport - University Photographer
Bachlor of Science - Photography with Graphic Design minor
The College at Brockport, Brockport, NY
Expected Graduation May 2019
Associates of Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
Graduated December, 2004
UPAA Annual Symposium, Nikon School, Canon Explorers of Light Seminars, Joe McNally Flash Bus Tour, Sandy Puc Tours, David Tejada Small Strobes Big Results, Gary Fong Tours.
Personal Traitsexcellent time management • easy to get along with • great people person • naturally drawn to people • excellent sense of humor • genuinely curious • interested and fascinated by photography • innovator • finds inspiration from any source • always maintains composure in stressful situations • believes in experimenting with new approaches and techniques
2005-2018 #50 Top 5 UPAA Monthly Image and Annual Print Competition Awards
Scott Kelby UPAA Photoshop Award 2016 Winner
- 1st Place Personal Vision UPAA
2nd Place Personal Vision UPAA
1st Place Science and Research UPAA June 2012
3rd Place Personal Vision UPAA
1st Place Sports Feature UPAASeptember 2012
4th Place Sports Action UPAASeptember 2012
Mecosta County People’s Choice Award for Favorite Photographer 2010–2011
Mecosta–Osceola United Way Volunteer Recognition Award 2010