COMMERCIAL PHOTOGRAPHER, TRUCK DRIVER
Well rounded, versatile individual with a love of photography in all its forms and love of the open road.
San Antonio College: Associate of Arts -Concentration in Photography, Grade: 3.0 GP
NYIT: Bachelor of Applied Science (B.A.Sc.), Computer Science
March 2014 – 4 Weeks
Roadmasters Truck Driving School; Passed top of class and earned CDL
April 2014 – 5 Weeks
Swift Transportation Apprentice Driver Training with experienced long haul driver/trainer, team driving 24/7 throughout the country.
April 2014 – Present
Swift Transportation – Transport freight between terminals and relay stations to or from home terminal to distant point(s) throughout USA, safely delivering freight to consignees and picking up new loads. Inspect truck for safety and hazards. Check shipping papers to determine nature of load, how to secure it and any special hazards. Maintain trip record, driver log, fuel purchase records, and mileage records. Collect freight charges, etc.
July 1999 – Present
Freelance Photographer – Varied clients such as Texas Parks & Wildlife, Virtual Tours USA, Runway Model Portfolios, Weddings, Concert Venues, Recording Artist Promo Shots, Numerous Volunteer and Trade Off Work, JCPenny, Local Businesses, Virtual Tours, Weddings. etc.
January 2013 – February 2013
Quad Graphics – Commercial Photographer – Product shots for advertisements
January 2004 – January 2013
Vertis Communications – Commercial Photographer - Product Photographer. Clients include HEB, Dick's Sporting Goods, Family Dollar, Valero, Sports Illustrated, Tyson, Mary Kay.
Photography Instructor working with Abused Children;
Participant at USAA-Bowling for Miracles, Children
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Addy Award Recipient (through Vertis);
American Advertising Federation of San Antonio (AAF) February 2010. (Other years as well.)
SKILLS & EXPERTISE:
Catalog Photography; Advertising In Design; Color Management; Image Manipulation; Pre-press Photography; Adobe Creative Suite; Graphic Design Layout; Art Direction; Lecturer UT San Marcos; Ran Photography Workshops; Team Management
Over the Road Commercial Truck Driver. CDL License. Certified to drive long haul, dedicated, regional and local routes.