Professional Experience

September 2011 to Present: Engel Photographic, Douglassville, PA
President, Creative Director, Photographer. 
•  Create high-quality photographs of products for both print and Internet reproduction using state-of-the-art photographic equipment including Profoto lighting, Hasselblad H-series cameras, and Cambo view cameras
•  Design vibrant, compelling, and detailed catalogs and advertisements primarily for clients within the luxury accessory market, including S.T. Dupont, Itoya, Sailor, Esterbrook, Visconti, and Montegrappa 
•  Manage print catalog production processes on demanding press schedules 

May 2013 to March 2020: Engel Photographic Weddings, Douglassville, PA
Principal Photographer.
•  Offered wedding photography services to couples around the Pennsylvania and New York regions
•  Excelled in producing dramatic, personal, photojournalistic images under demanding conditions

July 2000 to September 2011: Fountain Pen Hospital, New York, NY
Creative Director, Photographer, E-Commerce Manager. 
•  Created high-quality photographs of products for both print and Internet reproduction using state-of-the-art photographic equipment
•  Set up and maintained lighting and studio environments
•  Prepared digital image files for print and Internet reproduction (retouching, editing, color correcting, silhouetting)
•  Managed development of e-commerce website
•  Designed graphical user interfaces for e-commerce website and internal inventory management system
•  Oversaw the execution of various projects to build custom software products to increase store productivity, including 
custom Digital Asset Management and Catalog Production Management systems
•  Identified Internet marketing opportunities and executed all online activities 
•  Developed online promotions targeted at registering online customers and driving traffic to company’s website
•  Recognized for initiating and developing new e-mail marketing programs which proved instrumental in helping company maintain business following September 11, 2001, when the store was closed to walk-in business for over five weeks

December 1999 to July 2000:, Copenhagen, Denmark  
US Sales Associate, Product Development.
•  Worked closely with Director of US Operations and Copenhagen staff to further global expansion of online auction
•  Negotiated various sponsorships and advertising partnerships

August 1999 to September 2011: Engel Advertising, Malvern, PA
Marketing Consultant, Graphic Designer. 
•  Provided specialized marketing consultation in the retail pen industry for client companies, including a major project 
for eBay, Inc.
•  Worked with creative and account management staff to create fresh concepts and design for print and Internet media 


Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, NH 
Bachelor of Arts in Photography, summa cum laude
The Hoffshop, Philadelphia, PA 
Hoffer Photography’s advanced 3-day photography workshop exploring aesthetics in on-location fine portraiture
Cliff Mautner Lighting & Skillset Bootcamp, Philadelphia, PA 
Multi-day photography workshop for professionals taught by Nikon Ambassador and veteran photojournalist­­ Cliff Mautner
Job-Related Skills and Proficiencies

Proficient in many business applications on both Macintosh and Windows platforms, including Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Lightroom, Capture One, Hasselblad Phocus, Photo Mechanic, MS Word, and many others. Experience with server applications, including Exchange Server, Internet Information Server (IIS), Apache, and server operating systems including Linux. Experience with computer network technologies and installations. 

Interests and Activities

Professional musician, blues harmonica; whitewater kayaking; fountain pens; watches; music; computers; home automation; Phillies baseball; cooking and dining; making maple syrup.

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