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Nathan Spotts

Photographic Specialist

Thomaston, CT, USA

Work Experience

PlanOmatic

Photographic Specialist

April 2014 - Present Hartford, Connecticut, United States

New Relic

Freelance Art Director/Composite Artist for Future Stack 2013

May 2013 California, United States

Photoshop Creative Magazine

Freelance writer and artist

June 2012 Oakland, California, United States

Cole Barash Photo

Studio Manager

June 2011 - June 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

Nathan Spotts Photography

Photographic Specialist

February 2005 California, United States

Education

Academy Of Art University (AAU)

BFA in Photography

September 2009 - December 2013 San Francisco, California, United States

Shasta College

AA in Liberal Studies

August 2005 - May 2008 Redding, California, United States

Languages

English (Native),

Awards

Academy Of Art University

"Yggdrasil" and "Rotten Candy" featured on AAU Portfolios website

2013

Practical Photoshop Magazine

Four page feature, Issue 29

2013

Academy Of Art University

Gallery showcase with "The Adventures of Mack Ford," Spring Show 2012.

2012

Photoshop Creative Magazine

Interview and photo manipulation feature.

2012

Serbin Communications, Photographer's Forum Magazine

Finalist recognition for "The Road," published in "Best of Photography, 2011."

2011

Photoshop Tutorials

"Creative Inspirations" feature and interview.

201110

Academy Of Art University

Gallery showcase with "Bad Water," 2011 Spring Show.

2011

Photography Served

Feature page for "Unrealistic Scenes."

2011

Serbin Communications, Photographer's Forum Magazine

Honorary Mention for "Natural Bridges" in Sigma Photographer's Contest, published in "Best of Photography, 2010."

201007

Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Adobe Photoshop LightRoom, Advertising, Art Direction, Creative Consulting, Digital Design, Digital Printing , Graphic Design, Lighting, Location Photography, Location Scouting, Photography, RAW Development, Shoot Production, Studio Management, Studio Setup, Technical Direction,

Instructional Experience

Tutorial and instructional writing experience with Photoshop Creative Magazine, 2012-2013.
Community Education Photoshop Class, 2008.

Professional Development

Western Service Workers Association - community activities and organizing, Winter-Spring 2014.
Genocide No More: Save Darfur - active in organizing events and designing materials, 2007-2009.

Interests

Creating closed time-like loops to maximize efficiency
Life, the universe, and everything
Mathematics of music
Building worlds
Hiking all the things