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Objective


Shipboard Photographer where two years of steady and successful photography experience, compounded with strong people skills, will answer needs and multiply gain.


Experience


Photographer: Freelance, CDO, Phils. (2008-present).

• Hired as Senior Photographer for the Xavier University website and 2 weeks earlier the deadline, produced and compiled photos of the campus worthy of the University’s diamond celebration.

• Submitted a wedding photo coverage unedited— with the work evaluated as “exceeding expectations”.

• Explored different photography equipment and post-processing techniques.



Photographer/Writer: Project 8: Photography and Graphic Designs, CDO, Phils. (2007-2009).

• Photographed for the Unseen Shadows album and concert. Assisted in other shoots and coverages.

• Kept the group’s online network updated by providing documentation of the group’s activities.

• Composed a tagline for Philcom Callcards and was successful in crunching the new service in 4 words.



Photographer/Feature Writer: The Crusader Publication, Xavier University, CDO, Phils. (2007-2009).

• Regularly wrote in-depth features. Developed a style often praised for its ability to translate to readers.

• Covered diverse University activities— from general assemblies to charity concerts to sports meets.

• Selected to cover the country’s 13th University Games in Dumaguete City.

• Co-headed the yearend party for A.Y. 2007-2008 and the hiring week for A.Y. 2008-2009.

• Volunteered for Press Watch during the 2008 and 2009 campus elections.



Photographer/Writer Intern: International Rice Research Institute, Los Banos, Phils. (Summer 2007).

• Wrote news features on a variety of Institute activities.

• Photographed numerous Institute events including the country’s president’s visit.

• Prepared an audio-visual presentation for On-the-Job Trainee’s Night.



Assistant Production Manager/Stage Design Head: “Kung Giunsa ko Pagpatay si Diana Ross”, a theatre production, Xavier University, CDO, Phils. (2007).

• Helped supervise the troupe of 54. Learned to delegate tasks and manage conflict.

• Prepared rehearsal schedules, organization sheets, and 6 stage designs. Negotiated the royalties.

• Organized the photo shoot necessary for the play’s audio-visual presentation: scouted locations, secured permits, worked on the set flow, and contacted all the people needed for the shoot.



Store Assistant: Bubbly Clean Trading, CDO, Phils. (Summer 2006).

• Increased efficiency in the workplace by organizing store products, handling damaged goods, conducting weekly sales inventory, scheduling pitch meetings, and catering to walk-in customers.


Education


• B.S. Development Communication (Major in Journalism), Xavier University, CDO, Phils. (2009).


Certification


• Basic Safety Course, MATS Training Center, Davao City, Phils. (2009). Training included: Personal Survival Techniques, Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting, Elementary First Aid, Personal Safety and Social Responsibility.

• Barista Course, Asiantouch International Institute, Inc., CDO, Phils. (2009). Core competencies include: Operating different coffee machines, preparing and serving coffee, performing basic maintainance of machines, basic cashiering, and table setting and table service.

• Basic Lighting Workshop, Ansaldo Photography, CDO, Phils. (2009).

• Basic Photography Workshop, Ansaldo Photography, CDO, Phils. (2008).


Skils


Conceptualizing, Writing, Community Organizing, Event Organizing, Workplace Organizing, Stage Designing, and Laying-out.


 


• Participated in Lansad, the 1st National Floating Photography Exhibit in the Philippines.

• Works are featured in Veritas, Xavier University’s Literary and Art Folio (2007 and 2009).

• Computer Skills: PhotoShop, Lightroom, PageMaker, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Internet Research.

• Passport Information: no. XX4129071, valid from July 10, 2009 to July 9, 2014, issued in CDO, Phils.

• Interests include books, road trips, typography, and flash fiction.

Cagayan de Oro City, Misamis Oriental,
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