Work History:

Photographer at Freelance, Worldwide

January 2015 – Present

Brand and lifestyle photographer for magazine, print, and online publication.

Lowepro Storyteller at Lowepro, Petaluma, CA

January 2016 – Present

As a Lowepro Storyteller I am on a select team of photographer partners who are passionate storytellers and rigorous product testers that go anywhere in the world to get the shot and bring it back.

  • Partner with the Lowepro brand to produce digital content for online publication, social media takeovers, and product marketing.

  • Create professional images based on a given monthly mission to showcase individual photography style while representing the Lowepro brand.

Airbnb Experience Host at Airbnb, Lisbon, Portugal

May 2018 – November 2018

Spearheaded a one of a kind Experience that combined professional surf coaching and photography at a World Class Surf Reserve.

  • Lead photographer and editor, delivered professional prints to guests as unforgettable keepsakes.
    Achieved 5 star rating and stellar customer reviews

Director of Video Production at Shutterfly, INC, Redwood City, CA

January 2013 – September 2015

As part of a the founding in-house video team for the Shutterfly, INC family of brands, I partnered closely with the Sr. Creative Directors and VP of Marketing on concepts, design, and the overall vision for all video content that led to massive growth and monetization of each brand through digital ad campaigns.

  • Spearheaded fresh concepts and took creative risks that moved the brands forward to appeal to a more elevated and untapped target market.

  • Hired and led freelance production teams, secured locations, and casted talent to partner with on a consistent basis to help each brand achieve a recognizable visual identity across all marketing channels.

  • Understood the needs of each marketing channel and "best practices" to develop creative that had the greatest impact to the customer while closely adhering to brand voice and design guidelines.

  • Developed deep knowledge of a "Digital first" marketing approach, understanding the needs of paid and social media and how to capture creative that best suits the requirements of success in those channels. Achieved 1M views, 1.5% CTR, and + $250M in revenue.

Education:
London School of Journalism, London, England

2013

Communication Arts, Sonoma State University, Rhonert Park, CA

2008