Photo Director Resume

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Career Objective:

Looking forward to work with a leading advertising agency as a photo director and prompt consumers to connect with products/services of clients using my strong creativity and innovative skills.

Summary of Skills:

  • Strong work experience with photo agencies and photo editing process
  • Have good contacts with stock photography agencies, and local and oversea photographers
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Outstanding abilities to work in Photoshop, Illustrator, and MS Word applications
  • Exceptional understanding of lights, background, and costumes necessary for taking pictures of models
  • Familiarity with market trends, seasonal demand for products, and customers’ taste

Work Experience:

Photo Director
GenNext Studio, Encinitas, CA
October 2014 – Present

  • Managing, sourcing, and assigning sites and stock photography
  • Editing photographs before uploading on websites and sending for printing
  • Preparing and discussing contract terms and conditions for photography with clients
  • Acquiring knowledge on recent advancements in photography and filming techniques
  • Purchasing photography equipment to best suit photography in extreme conditions, including under water
  • Reviewing developed photographs and videos and checking them for accuracy
  • Evaluating, and re-shooting the portions that do not meet the standards

Photo Director
Fame Advertisement, Encinitas, CA
February 2013 – September 2014

  • Searched, hired, and trained models to work on different projects
  • Planned, scheduled, and organized photo shoots and motion picture photography
  • Worked with clients, identified their needs, and presented virtual designs for approval
  • Edited and uploaded photographs for web publication and directory posting
  • Re-touched photographs for multiple platforms and built library
  • Tracked and improved stock of photographs daily

Fame Advertisement, Encinitas, CA
May 2011 – January 2013

  • Searched and approved locations from clients for photo shooting
  • Arranged lights and background apt for taking photographs
  • Discussed with artists and worked on scripts before photo shooting
  • Adjusted camera angles and lights to focus on the subject
  • Maintained and kept records of photographs and photography equipment
  • Read technology news and applied it on the job


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Photography
    ABC University, Encinitas, CA


On request.

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