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THE JENKINS GROUP - CEO Resume Example

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Matthew Harris
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Professional Summary

Seasoned professional with 30 years, experience in the field of Commercial photography. Motivated leader with a strong sense of community and instruction skills. Interested in sharing my wisdom and experience to benefit upcoming photographers who want an edge.. 

Skills
  • Professional Experience with Canon EOS series, D series and Hassleblad cameras 
  • Mastery of Studio Lighting
  • Mastery of Natural Lighting
  • Photoshop, Lightroom, Picasa and Portrait Professional software proficiency
  • Fine Art Photography
  • Leverage of social perceptiveness to inspire student growth 
  • Creative Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening
  • Complex Problem Solving 
Experience
01/2001 to Present
CEO THE JENKINS GROUP - Chicago, IL

  • Manage the day to day operations of the Jenkins Group, a Digital Media Production company.
  • Negotiate and approve contracts and agreements with suppliers, distributors, federal and state agencies, and other organizational entities.
  • Coordinate the organization's financial activities to fund operations, and increase efficiency.
  • Formulate and implement training programs, applying principles of learning and individual differences.
  • Oversee the Fine Art Photography Division.
01/1985 to 12/2000
Owner DAVID JENKINS PHOTOGRAPHY - Chicago, IL
  • Operated Commercial Advertising Photography Studio in downtown Chicago.
  • Managed large photo productions...in studio and on location, for national and international advertising campaigns.
  • Negotiated contracts, managed staff and interns.
  • Created strategies for quality control and marketing.
  • Coordinated research and development.
09/1982 to 07/1985
Director of Photography Dept. DELLAHOUSSASE DESIGN FIRM - Chicago, IL
  • Started as a staff photographer for the Design Firm that specialized in packaging and campaign advertising for Hair Care Manufacturers.  
  • After one year was promoted to head the Photographic Department of the Firm. 
  • In July of 1985, upon the untimely death of the owner of the Firm, negotiated the purchase of the company and changed the name to David Jenkins Photography.
03/1981 to 09/1982
Staff Photographer H and R Studios - Chicago, il
  • Started as a Photographer's Assistant.
  • Promoted to Staff Photographer after 3 months.
  • Specialized in Product Photography using large format cameras.
  • Shot products for Marshall Field's, Montgomery Wards, Spiegel Catalog, and Sears. 
08/1980 to 03/1981
Assistant Photographer Grignon Studios - Chicago, IL

  • Was part of the assistant Photographer's pool that worked with a staff of 11 Photographer's.
  • Duties included film loading of 4x5, 8x10, and 11x14, large format cameras. , 
  • Also, set building, and film processing.
09/1972 to 06/1979
Technical Field Service Rep Xerox Corporation - Chicago, IL

  • Installed, repaired, and maintained Xerox copier machines in the field (offices and businesses)
  • Territory was the Magnificent Mile in Chicago on north Michigan Ave.
  • Was promoted to Field Tech Specialist...Retired to pursue  Photographic career. 
08/1969 to 09/1970
Field Service Technician IBM Corporation - Chicago, IL
   
  • Installed, repaired, and maintained IBM keypunch card preparation machines in the field (offices and businesses)
  • Left and returned to school full time.
Education
06/1976
Basic and Intermediate Photography, Advanced Darkroom
Jane Adams Hull House - Chicago, IL
06/1971
Liberal Arts
Loop College - Chicago, IL
Did one and a half years of study...started working for IBM Corporation
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Previous Companies:

  • THE JENKINS GROUP
  • DAVID JENKINS PHOTOGRAPHY
  • DELLAHOUSSASE DESIGN FIRM

Previous Job Positions:

  • CEO
  • Owner
  • Director of Photography Dept
  • Staff Photographer
  • Assistant Photographer

Schools:

  • Jane Adams Hull House
  • Loop College

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