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1.618 is a mathematical proportion that represents universal harmony.  

Imagination, nature + beauty at the service of a world in constant evolution.

Specializing in Photo/Video Art Direction/Management + Experience Brand Creation/Development.




S K I L L . S E T .

Conceptual thinking with a solid understanding
of the creative process.

Ability to develop photo strategies + direct the translation of these strategies in support of the Brand story while adhering to them.

Ability to direct + manage broad range of world
class photographers, models, stylists, + photo support talent while maintaining positive team collaboration + motivation throughout.

Constantly aware of current/developing photo
talent + ability to recognize if Brand appropriate.

Strong organizational skills + impeccable attention
to detail + -the big picture-.

Executes effectively by using resources efficiently, meeting deadlines, + keeping others informed of work plans + progress toward goals. 

Ability to adapt to emerging priorities +
unexpected challenges.

Attuned to the fashion industry + aware of
current trends.

Strong communication + interpersonal skills while understanding + fulfilling the Brand story.

Ability to work independently + with others in
a fast paced environment

Extremely high taste level + aesthetic.

T A S K S . 

D E V E L O P M E N T .

Collaborates with the Creative Director, Art Directors, + Client to accurately interpret the creative vision for all shoots.

Creation of directional photo boards + presentation deck for Final Creative Strategy under the guidance of Creative Director

Partners with Creative Director + Client to ensure shot list fulfills all marketing needs for both print + web + is aligned with the Brand + communicates a consistent message

Develops relationships with key photographers, stylists + agencies who can get the business to -next- in terms of talent, locations, concepts, etc., + manage these relationships

Partners with creative team to create photo strategies that support initiatives + business goals + is responsible for making final photo decisions/suggestions

Pushes the reach, aspiration + look of the shoot to support Brand message

Partners with Creative Director + Client on photo production + talent allocation for assigned photo shoots


S A M P L E  .  C O O R D I N A T I O N .

Requesting, receipt, return, tracking of samples + stock inventory

Storage/organization of samples

Negotiate the talent contracts + image usage to conform to approved guidelines, both for studio + location on-figure shoots


S C H E D U L I N G .

Booking Studio Time

Hiring Freelance : Photographers . Stylist . Digital Tech . Models . Manicurist . Hair/Makeup Artist . Assistants as needed

Tracking Deliverables

Transportation of crew + wardrobe when needed


M A N A G I N G  .  P R O D U C T I O N .

Consistently provides coaching + feedback to assigned associates/freelancers to ensure execution meets expectations.

Steps in for Creative Director to cover meetings + be photo decision maker when s/he is unavailable

Makes final photo selection decisions/suggestions for all assigned projects as needed

Partners with Creative Director + Client to manage + be accountable for each shoot to allocated budget

Attend pre shot meetings + support Creative Director + team

Acts as a liaison + resource between the Client, freelance crews + talent  

Request receipt, return, + tracking of merchandise associated with samples.

Verifies, manages, processes + documents all expenditures associated with each shoot, adjusting budgets as necessary to accommodate required creative vision.

Maintains a high level of knowledge for Brand-message fulfillments. Identifies + resolves discrepancies / availability issues + communicate changes to support photography execution.

Works proactively to reduce scheduling conflicts. Collaborates + communicates with all parties involved to ensure timelines are met.

Responsible for the photography schedule + meeting image delivery deadlines for each project

Drives + owns projects + keeps partners + leaders consistently informed at all times

Leads photo shoot crew through roadblocks + unexpected challenges on shoots 




S K I L L . S E T .

Engaging knowledge + experience to create
moments of inspired + relevant design execution.

Highly motivated, energetic + seasoned design
+ brand building skills. 

"Attitude is the mind's paintbrush : it can color
any situation."

High aspirations are only realized through
high expectations.

T A S K S .

Art direction: photo, video editing, print

Brand development + management

Strategic conceptualization

Brand environments: interior installations, exhibitions + trade shows,
environmental graphic communications, signage systems + way-finding

Innovative packaging, collateral, advertising, newsletters, books, 
direct + sales marketing

Virtual: UI Web site design, micro-sites, ad campaigns/banners,
newsletters, email + marketing programs, social networking
(profile updates, application design, brand management)

Prepress, production + presentation

Press check + vendor relations

Pristine organization + file management

Visual merchandising

Team development

Dedication, respect + passion