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Misfit. Rebel. Round peg in a square hole.
Passionate, determined, self motivator and endlessly curious, creative problem solver.

• Team Player
• Desire to learn and enhance skills
• Works well in fast paced environment
• Available nights and weekends
• Intermediate level fluency in Spanish
• Trained in project management and sprint coordination
• Ability to work remotely


Skills


10+ years experience with the Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office. Front-end content management and template design experience with WordPress and Drupal. Familiarity with PHP, JavaScript, SEO, Cross Browser Compatibility, Responsive Design, Image Optimization, FTP Transfer, Version Control (Git, SVN, CVS), Command Line. Dual platform proficiency (Windows + Mac).

Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Lightroom, Bridge
90%
Adobe Illustrator, InDesign
75%
Microsoft Word
90%
Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Sharepoint
65%
ESP Responsys, Mailchimp, Bronto
90%
CMS Drupal & WordPress
70%
HTML & CSS
90%


Experience

Graphik Dimensions Ltd.  High Point, NC
Jan. 2015 – Present | Graphic & Web Developer
Oct. 2010 – Jan. 2015 | Web Designer

Feb. 2008 – Oct. 2010 | Junior Graphic Designer

• Collaboration with IT and Marketing teams to design, develop and maintain pictureframes.com, along with multiple sister and blog sites.
• Brainstorm, plan, design, code and schedule email promotions and quarterly marketing schedule. Includes utilization of multiple email service providers, knowledge of creating custom templates and studying metrics and revenue.
• Oversee management of interns, write creative briefs, styling guides, documentation and lead training of new team hires.

 

Lizzy Davis Photography  Clearwater, FL
Apr. 2011 – Present | Owner/Photographer

• Lead and assistant/second shooter for weddings.
• On location family, maternity and senior portraits, corporate events, concerts, destination and travel photography.
• Photo retouching and processing in Lightroom and Photoshop.
• Meet with clients to estimate costs and schedule shoots; maintenance of client galleries and blog features post-shoot on website.

Rock: Front/Center  Online Presence
Oct. 2010 – Present | Owner/Editor/Photojournalist

• Contact publicists, record labels and/or band management to request media access to photograph and review local and high profile concerts and tours across the country.
• Compose articles and reviews, including photo galleries from events.
• Management of social media channels for promotion.
• Design and code of custom themed Drupal website. Ongoing web maintenance and content management, including user blogs and generated content.

 

 

Triangle United Way  Raleigh, NC
2004-2005 & 2007 | Volunteer

• Volunteered time to assist with regular web maintenance, designed a company branded mouse pad, learned how to and assisted with assembly of building refurbished computers to be donated to schools and vulnerable families/children to give them tools to succeed in the future.


Freelance

Apr. 2017 | Website for TrevorWilliamsPhoto.com
Mar. 2015 | Promo shoot for Greensboro based band, Convicted Fate.
2013 | Regular event coverage for Soundcheck411.com.
Oct. 2012 | Promo shoot for Raleigh based band, Love Tribe.
Oct. 2012 | Photo coverage for national Dayglow/Life In Color Tour.
Jan. 2012 | Photography of CD release for Charlotte band, Fire!Fire!
2012 | Regular event coverage for USMusicWeekly.com
Dec. 2011 | Website for SC band deepfield, utilizing Actionscript + XML.
Nov. 2011 | Brochure + business card design for Linda Vaughn Inc.
2011 | Regular event coverage for The Artist Spotlight.
Jan. 2008 | Website for Garnett Component Sales.
Feb. 2007 | Website for new Raleigh Marble’s Kids Museum.

 


Education

Dec. 2007 | Awarded Degree in Digital Media
Living Arts College – Raleigh, NC

Class Valedictorian. Major coursework in web, print and graphic design, digital photography and traditional media.

June 2005 | Diploma Awarded
Chapel Hill High School – Chapel Hill, NC

Graduated a year early. Course work in manual/darkroom photography, graphic and web design, screen printing.


Awards & Recognition

Jan. 2017 | Photo of Black Veil Brides featured in issue of Alternative Press magazine.
Feb. 2016 | Included in a list of “Music Photographers to Follow on Instagram” by Festicket Magazine.
July 2015 | Listed as one of “35 of the Best Concert Photography Instagram Accounts” on website Learning Band Photography.
May 2015 | Awarded DeviantArt.com Daily Deviation for Photo of Andy Biersack of Black Veil Brides.
Sept. 2014 | Photos for album cover and CD booklet of metal band Butcher Babies EP release ‘Uncovered’.
Apr. 2014 | Awarded DeviantArt.com Daily Deviation for Photo of Shinedown.
Feb. 2013 | Won Talent House photography contest for an opportunity to photograph national band Flogging Molly.
July 2012 | Photo of band Slightly Stoopid featured in Ignition Music Magazine.
Jan. 2012 | Photos of band In This Moment featured in Rock Revolt Magazine.
Dec. 2007 | Received Award of Creative Excellence from Living Arts College.
Aug. 2007 | Inducted in National Technical Honor Society.


Contact


Email: lizzy@lizzydavis.com
Phone: 919-360-6696

I am available for work locally in Clearwater, FL and available for travel world wide — or connect with me on social!