MFA. Visual Artist. New York.
Multimedia visual artist with eight years of experience in commercial photography, video production, editing, and design.
Areas of Expertise
Video Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects, Final Cut X, Final Cut Pro 7, Avid, iMovie, Celtx
Photo Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Adobe Lightroom, EOS tethering, Capture One, Medium
Format Cameras, 35mm Cameras, Large Format Cameras
Design Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Working knowledge of HTML, CSS Social Media Hootsuite, Asana, Facebook, Instagram, IGTV, Snapchat, Twitter, Tumblr
Gear Canon 7D, Canon 5D, Canon C300, Sony EX1, Tungsten Lights, Strobe Lights, Snorricam Office FTP, Google Drive, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPoint
Certificate, Graphic & Digital Design, Parsons, The New School, Anticipated: August 2019
MFA, Film & Electronic Media, focus in photography, American University 2016 BA, Film & Media Arts, focus in photography, American University 2011
Work Published In
Rolling Stone Magazine, Washington City Paper, Impose Magazine, All Things Go & Brightest Young Things
A+E Networks, New York, NY 2018
Freelance Producer & Editor
Mixology Clothing Company, Lynbrook, NY 2018
Producer & Editor
• Produced, shot, and edited branded content videos
• Resized content for social media
• Designed, assessed, and created uniform branding and visuals for ten stores • Created 8k video for display monitors in stores
• Designed branded email assets
• Designed storefront signage
• Retouched and cropped e-commerce images
Jen Meller, New York, NY 2013- Present
Freelance Visual Artist
Notable Clients include:
LOI LOI, ‘Sliver Light,’ Music Video: Director, Cinematographer, Editor
THE GALAXY ELECTRIC, ‘Farewell Tour,‘ Tour Video & Press Photos: Photographer & Videographer
CRAB LEGS, Branding Campaign, Designer & Photographer
• Ideation, design, creation of logo, business card, and music download card
• Designed and created mock up website for mobile, desktop, & tablet platforms • Concept, design, and creation of a three-piece poster series for tour
• Photographed and retouched branded press photos
THE GALAXY ELECTRIC, EP ‘Tomorrow Was Better Yesterday,’ Album Cover,
Designer & Photographer
MOCK IDENTITY, Promo Shots, Photographer
ATD AUDIO VISUAL, Fuji Film SQ10 Launch Parties, Production Assistant and Art Department
THE NORTH COUNTRY, ‘The Garden’ Art & Music Installation, Visual Artist
• Ideation, development, and design of visuals with creative team
• Lead and managed creative team through pre-production
• Creation of look book used to style the art installation
• Building of stage, set, and all props
• Styling and installation of artwork https://www.jenmeller.com/visu...
MERCEDES BENZ FASHION WEEK, Pit Photographer
Blight Records, Washington, D.C. 2015- 2016
Creative Director & Photographer
Photographed promotional images for the websites, album art, and press releases
Filmed and photographed live performances and staged events
Managed social media platforms for the record label (e.g., Facebook & Instagram)
Created and managed press strategy and branding campaigns for bands’ record release
American University, School of Communication, Washington, D.C. 2013- 2016 & 2009- 2011
Photography Lab Technician
Taught undergraduate and graduate students how to process 35mm film. Taught students how to load and shoot on large format, medium format and 35mm SLR cameras.
Provide on-going assistance to undergraduate and graduate photography students.
Provide assistance to students during the darkroom printmaking process.
Responsible for critiquing and checking students’ contact sheets.
Assisted faculty members in teaching photography courses.
Mixed chemicals and prepared the lab for students to use.
Maintained and cleaned photography equipment and darkroom workspace.
Responsible for periodic maintenance of printing and processing equipment.
Conducted minor repairs and maintenance of equipment.
Village Luxe, New York, NY 2014
Wilbar International, Hauppauge, NY 2013
Motion Graphics Artist & Media Tutor
Singer 22, Roslyn Heights, NY 2011- 2012
Editorial & E-commerce Photographer
E-commerce still life photography for men’s line and women’s shoes and accessories
Created visuals for social media
Managed social media platforms for the company (e.g., Facebook and YouTube)
Designed and created branding campaigns featuring look book editorials, video editorials, and cinemagraphs