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Photography assistant sample resume

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Jen Wyatt

71 Shutter St
Macro NSW 2904
T: (02) 9999 7777
M: 0400 000 000

Professional Profile

I am a recent photoimaging graduate and freelance photographer keen to continue developing my skills and secure a permanent position with a photography company. I have a good working knowledge of photographic techniques and equipment, lighting and photo editing software, as well as a great eye for composition. I am also extremely organised and efficient, with an ability to learn quickly and get along with a range of personalities.


Sydney, NSW
CATC Design School
Graduated: 2011


High School Certificate
Allamby Heights, NSW
Allamby Heights High School
Graduated: 2008

Employment History

January 2011 – Present
Freelance Photographer
Sydney, NSW


  • Take photographs in a range of styles and for a variety of clients. Styles include portraits, fashion and product shoots for magazines, websites, brochures, marketing material and individual clients
  • Photo shoots involve obtaining and setting up sets, props and lighting, within tight timeframes
  • Manage relationships with talent and clients
  • Edit photos using Photoshop/Aperture and create special effects in post-production
  • Upload photos onto company websites and into databases


  • Have become a regular and favoured photographer for discount clothing store Otto’s Outlet
  • Developed strong skills in photo editing/Photoshop and Aperture
  • Gained skills in setting up and striking sets
  • Gained skills in working quickly and efficiently, to tight deadlines
  • Developed exceptional organisational, communication and diplomatic skills
November 2008 – December 2010
Customer Service Assistant, Photo Shack
Sydney, NSW


  • Assisted customers with their photo developing and photo editing needs
  • Processed orders and sales
  • Took in-store passport photographs
  • Transferred images onto CDs and USB sticks
  • Sorted and re-touched photos


  • Developed skills in photo development, image manipulation and storage
  • Developed customer service skills

Other Qualifications

  • Driver’s licence class C

Personal Interests

I enjoy travel, playing the guitar, and regularly contributing to my photography blog,


Paul Ackroyd
General Manager
Otto’s Outlet
T: (02) 9999 0000
Debbie Potts
Store Manager
Photo Shack
T: (02) 9000 0000
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