Adam Daniels

Photographer, Retoucher, CGI, Motion Graphics

Chicago, IL, USA
Adam Daniels Photography specializes in food, portrait, editorial photography. In Summer of 2013, Adam began teaching himself 3D programs; and is now incorporating elements and scenes into his commercial photography/retouching projects.

Work Experience

Adam Daniels Photography

Photographer

•Photograph fashion, lifestyle, product and food for advertising campaigns; editorials; packaging; e-commerce
•Consult colleagues on streamlining operations, eliminating unnecessary costs
•Lecture college students on transitioning into production roles within the industry
•Custom-design lighting scenarios for photography, cinematography, live performances
•Provide lighting and grip assistance to other photographers on national and international jobs
•Fusion of photography, videography, graphic design, and animation into freelance multimedia projects
•Storyboard/create animations for expos; info-graphics; TV/web
March 2005 - Present Chicago, Illinois, United States

Media General

Broadcast Graphic Designer

Motion Graphics Artist & Television Production
Media General (WFLA), Tampa FL (2003-2005);
Hearst Argyle (WBAL), Baltimore, MD (2002-2003);
Viacom (WJCL/WTGS), Savannah, GA (2000-2002)

•Created static/animated graphics for broadcast news, special events, promotions, commercials
•Collaborated with news, sales, and marketing departments for conceptualizations of projects
•Directed/Technical Directed nightly newscasts
•Operated live CG, and on-air graphics; studio cameras; teleprompter; audio boards
•Worked under tight deadlines, around-the-clock when needed (hurricanes, 9/11, breaking news)
2000 - 2005 Tampa, Florida, United States

Department Of Defense

Multimedia Specialist

•Designed still/animated graphics packages for government agencies and military operations
•Operated and maintained Avid Media Composer editing systems
•Influenced purchasing of hardware/software for improving speed and quality of operations
•Managed office payroll; clerical duties
1995 - 2000 Maryland, United States

Education

Savannah College Of Art And Design (SCAD)

Digital Photography, Motion Graphics

2000 - 2002 Savannah, Georgia, United States

International Academy Of Design & Technology (IADT)

Digital Photography

2002 - 2005 Tampa, Florida, United States

Second City

Improvisation

2011 - 2012 Chicago, Illinois, United States

Awards

Tampa Bay Addy

Gold Addy Award

2010

Photoshop Guru (NAPP)

Retouching

2006

Digital Canvas Awards

Best Portrait

2006

Photoshop User Awards

Compositing

2008

Florida Photography Museum

First Place

2007

Skills

90WPM, After Effects, C1Pro, C4d , Illustrator, Lightroom, MAYA, Photoshop, Premiere, Really Fast Learner,