ARIELLE LEWIS STUDIOS, LLC.
Owner/Photographer, May 2016-Present
Work with clients to discuss the images they require and how they want to use them.
Seek out appropriate photographic subjects and opportunities.
Carry out research and preparation for a shoot.
Work in different locations and in different circumstances to get the right image.
Use an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialty software.
Communicate with photographic subjects, putting them at ease, encouraging them and directing them.
Manage the processing and use of images, discussing technical problems, checking for quality and mitigating clients' concerns.
Prepare proofs for approval.
Compile finished products for sale, such as albums and framed prints.
Understand digital photography and keeping up to date with industry trends, developments and new techniques.
Develop expertise with software to digitally enhance images by, for example, changing emphasis, cropping pictures, correcting minor faults or moving objects around.
Manage the business aspects of the work, including administration, scheduling work, invoicing and basic accounting.
Develop a good portfolio, building a network of contacts and achieving a reputation for quality and reliability in order to secure future assignments.
Self-market by, for example, producing business cards, postcards and promotional materials and creating and maintaining a website.
Oden Hughes Management, Austin, TX
Leasing Agent, May 2015-May 2016
Responsible for the leasing, marketing and maintaining positive resident relations of multi-family residential apartments.
Demonstrate community and apartment/model and apply product knowledge to clients needs by communicating the features and benefits; close the sale.
Update availability report, process applications for approvals. (i.e., credit check, rental history, etc.) Submit processed applications to the Community Manager for approval. Follow up with applicant regarding status.
Monitor advertising effectiveness. Gather information about market competition in the area and file.
Have prospect complete application and secure deposit in accordance with the company procedures and Fair Housing requirements.
Wyndham Garden Hotel, Austin, TX
Guest Services Supervisor, Jan 2014 – May 2015
Train workers in proper operational procedures and functions and explain company policies.
Observe and evaluate workers' appearance and performance to ensure quality service and compliance with specifications.
Meet with managers or other supervisors to stay informed of changes affecting operations.
Inform workers about interests or special needs of specific groups.
Resolve customer complaints regarding worker performance or services rendered.
Requisition necessary supplies, equipment, or services.
Analyze and record personnel or operational data and write related activity reports.
Take disciplinary action to address performance problems.