Shane Michael Kidder
7126 Lena Ave., West Hills, CA 91307
818-400-2399 – Shane.Kidder@gmail.com


Web Editor / Photo Editor / Graphic Artist / Photographer with creative eye and excellent technical and organizational skills. Ability to multitask, meet deadlines under pressure and work effectively with clients and staff at all levels.

Lead, Digital Assets
Guitar Center
2013-present
Westlake Village, CA


Create and manipulate metadata of digital assets using Portfolio and Filemaker Pro

Manage heavy digital assets requests from internal and external clients

Color correct and clipping out images of products using Photoshop

Process incoming product images for use in catalogs and online

Help design new workflow and procedures for incoming logos and images for the system

Created Photoshop actions to help streamline the image editing workflow

Prepare assets for upload to musiciansfriend.com and Guitarcenter.com

Quality assurance of digital assets to ensure they meet company standards

Update and maintain photo library archives

Clerk
The Law Office of Michael Bialys
2013-2014
Woodland Hills, CA


Prepare and file small claims lawsuits for unpaid fees

Deliver subpoenas for pending case

Photograph new attorneys for use on Dui1Guy.com

Photo Editor
Variety (via Randstad / Populus Group / Freelance)
2012-2013
Los Angeles, CA


Contact press agents for photos to accompany stories on theatre productions, movies, and television

Select and color correct photos for daily, weekly, and special sections

Arrange photo shoots with wire agencies for concerts and special events

Work with page designers and editor for photo needs

Gather photographs for upcoming feature packages and special sections

Update and maintain photo library archives

Photo Editor / Graphic Artist
Los Angeles Daily News
2000-2012
Woodland Hills, CA

Research, licensing and contract negotiation for commercial and editorial use of Los Angeles Daily News photo archives

Update and maintain photo library archives

Build locator maps for use online and in print

Edit and pre-press of photography for print and online use

Manager and coordinator of on-site photo editing, credential management and team management during high-profile deadline events

Department representative at daily budget meetings

Manage daily calendar and schedule for department head and support staff

Create and maintain departmental files

Office duties including phones, document scanning and data entry

Web Editor / Photo Editor / Senior Photographer
Championship Wrestling from Hollywood Inc.
2004-2012
North Hollywood, CA

Develop and maintain www.Hollywoodwrestling.com for the promotion of a television series using the content management system Joomla, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Illustrator

Editing of images for use in event products and handout photos for the general public

Creation of photo illustrations and graphics for use with promotional poster, and postcards

Photograph wrestling events across the country

Scouting and secure locations for promotional photo shoots

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficient in both MAC and PC, Portfolio, Filemaker Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Indesign, Quark Xpress, Quickbase, Microsoft Office, Photo Mechanic, HTML, FTP Protocols, Photography Design, Google Picasa, Encoding and Posting Video to Internet

EDUCATION

Los Angeles Pierce College
A.A. Arts and Humanities
Woodland Hills, CA
2013