resume

Resume

Professional Skills

Project management

Digital asset management

Content creation & management

Print & web design/production

Corporate branding

Commercial photography

Video production & editing

Tradeshow booth design

Color management

Software Skills

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

QuarkXPress

Final Cut Pro

WordPress

Interpersonal Skills

Adaptive to changing work environments

Creative problem solving

Ability to motivate others

Team leader & team player

Multi-tasking & prioritization

Receptive to constructive critique

Excellent public speaking & presentation skills

Professional experience

Photographer (2018 to present) WebstaurantStore, Lititz, PA

Photograph all products sold on company wesbite, development of photographic standards, planning of all staged images including props, food, models

Photographer/Owner (2005 to present) Hartman Commercial Photography, Lancaster, PA

Exercised creative sensitivity and skill to plan the composition, lighting, and background for all assignments, Worked directly with clients to understand and help develop their vision, while maintaining brand and identity standards

Photographer (2014 to 2015) The Shadowlight Group, Leola, PA

Photographed advertising imagery for Frigidaire, Electrolux, Subzero, Lowe’s, Silverline, KitchenAid and in-house CGI projects

Adjunct Faculty (2006 to 2013) Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Lancaster, PA

Instructed typography, Photoshop, Lightroom, digital output and color management, and business practices

Visual Communications Instructor (2001 to 2011) Lancaster County Career & Technology Center, Brownstown, PA

Developed and piloted a new visual communications program used as a model throughout Pennsylvania, instructed graphic design, photography, printing, web design, videography, managed classroom of high-school students with various learning styles using different teaching methods in daily instruction

Art Director (1997 to 2001) Fly Magazine, Lancaster, PA

Updated brand and formatting of editorial content, created dynamic campaigns for all advertisers, increased readership through aggressive marketing

Art Director (1995 to 1997) Relapse Records, Lancaster, PA

Conceptualized and produced album art and promotional materials for international bands and musical artists, designed and produced all company promotional pieces

Graphic Artist (1993 to 1995) Lancaster Newspapers, Lancaster, PA

Designed and produced all classified section advertisements

Education

Bradley Academy for the Visual Arts (1991-1993) York, PA • Associate, Graphic Design

Pennsylvania State University (2002-2008) State College, PA • Vocational Education Certificate

Volunteer

Pack Committee Chair Cub Scout Pack 286, Lampeter, PA

Assistant Scoutmaster Boy Scout Troop 56, Strasburg, PA