Sadie Thibodeaux

Photography + Design

RESUME

Skills

  • Professional experience: Graphic Design, Cohesive Brand Identity, Web Design and Development, SEO Research and Application, Formal Business Writing, Creative Blog Composition, Photographic Product Production and Quality Control, Imagery Color Correction

  • Photography experience: Commercial Product Photography, Classic Portraiture and Wedding Photography, TraditionalDarkroom Printing, Alternative Print Processing Techniques

  • Excellent communication skills, with ability to work alongside a communal team or solo

  • Prepared to meet deadlines with a highly efficient, methodical approach and an ever-present attention to detail

  • Proficiency in the following applications: Adobe (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom, Bridge, Fireworks, andDreamweaver), WordPress, Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Intermediate knowledge of HTML, CSS, and WordPress

Education

Savannah College of Art and Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, May 2004

Professional Experience

Graphic Designer + Photographer / The Business Times Company / 2017 - Present

  • Develop content for three city/regional publications, Columbia Business Times, COMO Living, and Jefferson City Magazine, while maintaining brand cohesion within each publication

    • Create client advertisements and advertorials

  • Provide fresh, insightful editorial design, for each publication

  • Generate marketing materials for CMG clients ranging from business cards to fully developed websites

  • Cultivate brand identities

Staff Photographer / Miller’s Professional Imaging, Inc. / 2015 - Present

  • Product photography for three separate brands, adhering to separate aesthetics and stylings, used in the following ways:

    • Website imagery: page banners, slideshows showcasing product details, navigation imagery, design template previews

    • National magazine publications: two-page spreads and single page ads

    • Promotional emails, blog posts, and social media advertising

    • PR Agency assets

  • Monitor Facebook interaction, across three brands, answering inquiries and providing guided information

  • Monitor and manage Pinterest accounts helping to assure adequate product exposure

  • Assist in organizing and managing customer template ordering guidelines

Photographer / Art & Soul Photography / 2012 - Present

  • Second-shoot alongside lead photographer providing journalistic style photography and assistance during weddings

Designer, Photographer, Copywriter / MayeCreate Design / 2013 - 2015

  • Designed print work ranging from business cards to large scale banners

  • Managed in-house marketing projects: designed, drafted, and provided photography for a quarterly magazine, generated social media postings, and designed advertisements for local publications

  • Applied intermediate knowledge of WordPress, HTML and CSS to build or customize aspects of websites

  • Composed extensive copy for print work, websites, and in-house blog post articles

Digital Color Technician / Miller’s Professional Imaging / 2004 - 2013

  • Used cutting-edge computer software to manually color balance digital photography images

  • Performed quality control of photographs insuring clients’ prints were of correct color balance

  • Exceeded daily total expectations set by department supervisor and maintained 98-99% accuracy

 

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