Academy of Art University
Lead Photography Technician
October 2010 — January 2014
Started in 2010 as a Photography Technician. Inspected and tested of equipment to ensure full functionality.
Provided excellent customer service to students, faculty, and staff. Promoted to Lead Technician in 2013.
Successfully managed staff of 10, supporting Technical Manager, and condition of Equipment Room and contents.
Served as Acting Supervisor from Aug. 2013 until Jan. 2014, taking on interviewing potential new staff, training, and maintaining Standard Operating Procedures.
Managed photography technician staff with day to day tasks as well as projects.
Supported Technical Manager and Assistant Technical Manager with vendor communication and ordering, as well as planning for new equipment.
Managed and maintained condition of 10,000 equipment room inventory, 12 studios, 3 darkrooms, and 7 classrooms, ensuring organization and efficiency of workflow.
Assisted in supervisory roles such as interviewing, training and scheduling.
Created Excel spreadsheets and to-do lists to enhance efficiency of workflow.
Created and updated Standard Operating Procedures
Assisted instructor in classroom demonstration of photography lighting and camera equipment
Planned workshops of camera, photography lighting equipment.
Planned and conducted classroom presentations of camera, lighting, and video equipment.
Provided excellent photographic and computer technical support for students and faculty.