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Photo Assistants provide operational and administrative support and are usually responsible for keeping the studio clean and organized, greeting customers, setting appointments, doing paperwork, preparing the background for photo shoots, and maintaining inventories, among others. Based on the most successful example resumes for Photo Assistants, essential qualifications for this role are photographic equipment familiarity, computer competencies, good communication skills, courtesy, attention to details, and organization. Formal education is not compulsory for Photo Assistants, and most of them highlight in their resumes a high school diploma and photography training.

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Photo Assistant

Worked as an independent contractor for Philadelphia photographers for commercial print advertising and publicity events.

  • Interacted with clients in advertising, graphics and publishing fields.
  • Organized and maintained computerized client files, information systems and billing.
  • Produced high-density digital images through advanced color printing skills and delivered them to clients through CDROMs and e-mail transmission.
  • Printed black and white photos using 35-mm, 120 and 4x5 negatives and chemical toning.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BA
English
2

Photo Assistant / Studio Intern

Assisted Photographers on editorial /advertorial shoots & set up lighting /equipment

  • Maintained Studio Equipment in organized manner
  • Oversaw delivery & pick up of products/props/equipment
  • Assisted with photo editing of the studio archive
  • Pre-production tasks: prepared props and sets for daily/upcoming shoots
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BFA
Photography
3

Photo Assistant

  • Initiated the implementation of a new photo usage report by collaborating with IT, resulting in a more efficient reporting process to report to photo agencies. This process was rolled out across titles at [company name].
  • Supported the Photo Editors in all administrative duties, including contracts with vendors, billing and reconciling monthly estimates and budget
  • Communicated visual ideas to photographers in order to get still life photographs that met the expectations of editors, designers and photographers
  • Improved vendors database and managed the distribution of the magazine to photo providers
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BSE
Industrial Engineering
MBA
Master of Business Administration
4

Photo Assistant

Coordinated with other photographers, stylists, models, costume design sets, and researched locations

  • Prepared sets for shoots, ensured equipment was functioning properly, set up lighting and accessories
  • Post-production work including transferring of files from camera to computer
  • Catalogued digital files, assisted with general touch-ups and minor enhancements
Candidate Info
4
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
BA
Liberal Arts / English
5

Photo Assistant

  • Photographed a food feature for San Antonio Magazine September 2011 issue at Zinc Bistro and Wine Bar.
  • Photographed cookies and products for Lily’s Cookies for their website.
  • Photographed Purity Botanicals product line for their website.
  • Researched and prepared a power point presentation featuring photo stories produced under the director of photography of Cooking Light magazine.
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
6
months
at this job
BFA
Photography
MA
Photography
6

Photo Assistant

  • Promoted from Photo Intern
  • Casted models, booked studios, created call sheets, tracked props, attended shoots
  • Photo researched for all sections, ordered hi-res images from photographers, and stock/syndication agencies
  • Organized archival system for photo shoots, model books, model releases, prop closet
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
7

Photo Assistant/staff Photographer

Photographed interiors, exteriors and products to best showcase the work of the client

  • Responsible for seeking and managing new and existing clients
  • Supervised and instructed photo assistants in studio and on location
  • Collaborated with digital retouching staff to produce final images
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
BFA
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Photography
8

Photo Assistant

Answered telephones, directed calls, and took messages.

  • Compiled, copied, sorted, and filed records for accountability and future references.
  • Communicated with customers, employees, and other individuals to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, and addressed complaints.
  • Greeted people entering establishment and directed or escorted them to specific destinations.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
AS
Associate of Science
9

Photo Assistant

  • Assisted five Photo Editors with their daily activities.
  • Supported the Creative Director/Art Director with the creation and maintenance of shot lists for both fashion and feature shoots.
  • Facilitated travel arrangements to and from shoots for all cast and crew.
  • Processed invoices/advances, drafted insurance certificates and Location
  • Responsible for stock photography research pertaining to magazine feature
Candidate Info
8
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BFA
Photography
10

Photo Assistant/print Shop

Worked with a team to design labels, flyers and professional documents for the corporate office

  • Successfully created images of custom products using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator CS2
  • Assisted print shop technicians to update catalog graphics for use in advertisements
  • Excellent knowledge of procedures and methods used to file photographic prints and negatives
  • Responsible for employee photos and identification badges
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
AS
Communication

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