PROFILE SUMMARY

  • Personable and astute Professional with proven time management and collaboration skills developed from self-owned business and excellent customer service record. Strong interpersonal skills. Understanding of general employability skills and the importance of working as part of a team, learning from others and developing as a professional. Seeking to secure a challenging position with a respected organization in order to succeed in a stimulating and challenging environment, building the success of the company and experiencing advancement opportunities.

 

CORE COMPETENCE

 

∙ Visual ∙ Detail-Oriented ∙ Creative ∙ Team Leadership ∙ Team Collaboration ∙ Building Relationships ∙ Good Interpersonal Relations ∙ Excellent Communication and Verbal skills ∙ Organization ∙ Adaptability ∙ Coordinating Skill ∙ Innovation ∙ Sharp Problem Solver ∙  


PROFESSIONAL SKILLS


Proven ability to work independently and as a team

  • Solid managerial and organizational skills

  • Substantial experience motivating teams and ensuring productivity 

  • Proven ability to work independently and as a team

  • Extensive knowledge with Adobe Photoshop

  • Experienced in Adobe Illustrator

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Superior written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work in high-stress environments and to make complex decisions. 

  • Demonstrated ability to motivate, manage and inspire people

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE 

 

PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER AND GRAPHIC DESIGNER                        2009 - PRESENT

PHOTOS BY MANDA - (SELF OWNED BUSINESS) WWW.PHOTOSBYMANDA.COM

  • Proactively setting up a website, shooting weddings, senior portraits, pageant/professional headshots and seeking recommendations from satisfied customers.

  • Studio Experience, working with creative teams. 

  • Understanding of various lighting setups. 

  • Ability to subtly retouch or heavily manipulate an image. 

  • Efficiently created graphics and event flyers for Dardanelle Chamber of Commerce.

  • Created Custom graphics and design graduation invitations, senior portrait books and magazines for senior portrait clients. 

  • Pay close attention to the predetermined schedule so deadlines are met.

  • Quick and eager to learn new techniques and routines. 

 

PROJECTS

 

  • Successfully headshots for Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Illinois Miss America Scholarship Pageant Programs,  Rockline Industries, Dardanelle Police Department, Union Home Mortgage, River Valley Realty and Aletha Realty.

  • Proactively advertising Photos for Pretty Girl Swag Clothing Boutique, billboard shoot and Advertising photos for Dr Vondron Orthodontics, and advertising photos & headshots for The Barn at Twin Oaks Ranch a Blue Ribbon Wedding Venue

  • Graphic Design for The Russ Buss, Dr Sheri Davis, All Athletic Photos for Dardanelle Athletics Program, Dardanelle Band Program, and Applause Dress Shop.


EDUCATION

 

  • ARKANSAS TECH UNIVERSITY                                                                                       2009

Degree in Graphic Design with a minor in Art history

  • THREE TIME MISS ARKANSAS PHOTOGENIC WINNER      

  • 2010 ADDY OVERALL STUDENT BEST OF SHOW   

  • 2010 GOLD ADDY AWARD                                                                                               

 

REFERENCE 

 

  • Available upon Request 

Amanda

Standridge

479.264.2240