PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

2013- Present

72 and Sunny, Los Angeles & NY, CA• Senior Art Producer

Collaborate with team on concept development, Maintain visual taste level and keep up with visual trends. Manage Junior producers. Produce photography shoots for US and global markets. Provide visual inspiration for creatives. Maintain relationships with artists and representatives. Manage print production + retouching.

 

2012 - 2013

Media Arts Lab, Los Angeles, CA• Senior Art Producer

Produce photography shoots for US and global markets, manage retouching, oversee junior art buyers, keep an active library of talent + vendors, photo research for creative inspiration, produce lifestyle + product shoots in quick timelines, manage assets, negotiate bids with both vendors and cost consultants, assess all legal issues with business affairs.

 

2007 - 2012

TBWA\Chiat\Day, Los Angeles, CA• Senior Art Producer

Produce CG, photography, and illustration for print and digital advertisements. Clients include Visa, PUR, Infiniti, Nissan, Jimmy Dean, Gatorade, Grammy’s, DJ Hero, Gatorade, and Activision. Negotiate fees, legal issues, license agreements, research emerging talent in photography and illustration; maintain relationships with photo reps and photographers.

 

2005 - 2007

Modern Luxury Publications, Los Angeles, CA• Photo Editor

Manage photography for Angeleno, Atlantan, Riviera O.C., Riviera S, Dallas, Houston, CS, DC, and Men’s Book L.A. Magazines. Produce celebrity, fashion, food, and architectural shoots. Oversee photo shoots. Edit imagery and page layouts. Book talent, models, stylist, hair, makeup, and location. Negotiate photography fees, manage photo budgets.

 

2003 - 2004

Vanity Fair Magazine, New York, NY• Assistant to Director of Photography

Assist producers in photo production, coordinate shoots with photographer and rep, communicate with art & production department regarding all photo shoots, research stock photography, set up meetings with photographers, review portfolios for consideration, research/propose photography and art exhibitions, prepare monthly photo budgets, process invoices for accounting, handle all photo releases, handle photography director's schedule.

 

2001 – 2004

Freelance• Photographer

Photographed for Travel & Leisure, Trace, Life & Style, Out Magazine, and Vanity Fair magazine.

 

EDUCATION                                               

 Art Center College of Design 1999 – 2001

BFA in Photography

                                                                         

CONTRIBUTIONS

Creative blog : justanythingandeverything

Curator : MOPLA 2015 'A Tiny Space'

Curator: MOPLA 2016 'Giant Artists'

Photo Editor: Tidal Magazine, Issue 8