Michael Martin 

PHOTOGRAPHY AND DESIGN


 

"All art is a vision penetrating the illusions of reality."  -Ansel Adams

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     Professional Profile

     

    Experienced:

    Over fifteen years of customer service experience, including six years in managerial positions and seven years in the photography industry.

     

     

    Flexible and Adaptive:

    Skilled at multi tasking and meeting deadlines while still being highly organized and quality driven.  Confident and comfortable learning new programs and equipment. A very fast learner.

     

    Summary of Qualifications:

    A team leader. Knowledgeable and experienced in the operation of analog and digital photography equipment including studio lighting, and photographic printing as well as large volume copying, scanning and digital printing equipment.

                   

    Experienced in an array of computer applications used in the photographic and printing fields.

     

    Highly organized with an acute attention to detail and the ability to multi-task to meet deadlines.

     

    Ability to understand and execute both written and verbal instructions, both from co-workers and customers.

     

    Articulate. A solid communicator, skilled at expressing ideas clearly to both co workers and customers.

     

    Professional History

     

    Monroe 2- Orleans BOCES                                              

    September 2008- Present                                    

    Spencerport, NY

     

    Digital Printer: Maintain and operate all digital printers in the print center, including all scanners, copiers and finishing equipment.  Scanning and archiving of images for future use.

     

    Fairport Central School District                                    

    February 2007- September 2008                        

    Fairport, NY

    Print Center Supervisor, Graphic Designer, Photographer: Manage, maintain and operate all aspects of the print center, including all copiers, digital duplicators and finishing equipment. Assisting the lead graphic designer as well as producing designs and layouts for the school district. Photographing special events within the district and editing the images for both web and publication purposes.

     

    Ithaca Photo/ On Paper Printing and Graphics

    July 2003- February 2007                   

    Ithaca, NY

    Graphic Designer, Printer, Studio Manager, Imaging Lab Manager, Retail Manager: Managed and worked in all aspects of the company as a printer, photographer, graphic designer, digital artist and customer service. Working in all areas of the business on a daily basis allowed me to showcase my ability to multi-task while maintaining attention to detail and meeting deadlines. During my tenure I was able to develop my skills in the craft of digital photography and image manipulation as well as design and layout. Additionally, maintaining all imaging, printing and copying equipment fell under my daily responsibility.

     

    Wright Images Photo and Digital                                   

    March 2001 - May 2003                                      

    Rochester, NY

    Imaging Lab Manager, Sales Associate, Customer Service Representative: Ability to operate and maintain all imaging lab equipment as well as excel as a customer service representative.

     

     

    Education

     

    Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

    College of Imaging Arts and Sciences

    Professional Photographic Illustration: Advertising Photography

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    Bachelor of Science May 2003

     

    Tompkins Cortland Community College, Dryden, NY

    Graphic Design/ Computer Graphics

    AAS Degree, May 1998

     

    New York State Summer School of the Arts, Cazenovia, NY

    Visual Arts

    Certificate of Commendation, July 1996


    Cortland Jr. / Sr. High School, Cortland, NY

    National Honor Society

    Regents Diploma, June 1996