Chelsea Marie Stockton 

 

Photographer, Designer & Social Media Specialist 

Beulah, Colorado
Email: photochicimagery@gmail.com

Tel: 970-218-0917

Highlighted Achievements
 
  • Social Media Specialist – Lead the marketing and design, including live videos for Berkey Filters social media channels, helping to grow followers by 407%.

  • Brand Manager – Director of lifestyle and product photoshoots, published marketing assets (catalogs, emails, and brand messages)

  • Editor – College Avenue Magazine, a quarterly student-run magazine at Colorado State University and F.S. life newspaper, a monthly Faculty, and Staff newspaper at Colorado State University

  • Photographer – Solo exhibit at the Poudre River Arts Center in Fort Collins, Colorado for my Bachelor of Fine Arts Photography Thesis Exhibition.

Work experience
 

Skills

  • Mac and Windows

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Lightroom

  • Adobe InDesign

  • Adobe CS6

  • Final Cut Pro 3

  • Dreamweaver

  • Microsoft Office Suite

  • QuickBooks

  • Nextech Scheduling Software

  • Publication Design & Production

  • Online Writing and Journalism 

  • Feature Writing

  • Newswriting 

  • Reporting 

Photography Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop

  • 4x5 cameras

  • Medium format cameras

  • 35mm film cameras

  • DSLR & HD video cameras

  • Advanced silver gelatin printing

  • Alternative & 19th century processes

  • Archival Pigment Prints

  • Presentation of photographs

  • Studio lighting

  • Writing and critiquing art

  • History of photography

  • Chromogenic color printing

  • Nikon Workshop (exposure, lighting, and video)

  • Videography and editing

James Enterprise Inc. – Berkey Filters  
Marketing Media Specialist
4-11-2017 to present
  • Create and maintain copy content and digital media for product offerings.

  • Analyze social media rank and change in ranks. Effectively maneuver all obstacles to effectively helping to improve online ranking to grow social channels from 26,100+ followers on all 5 social channels to 132.4+k followers, or a 407% growth.

  • Take photographs of products that comply with marketplace image requirements.

  • Identify new ways, channels, and opportunities to market our brand and products.

  • Create and distribute compelling images, graphics, and videos.

  • Continue education in new photographic techniques such as lighting, commercial photography, and videography.

  • Develop, plan and implement strategies of content creation for optimizing all aspects of each social media platforms performance including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube, and Pinterest.

  • Create and distribute compelling images, graphics, and videos for company advertising and affiliate use.

  • Helped in implementing new shopping posts with Shopify platform.

PhotoChic Imagery & Design LLC 
Photographer and Owner
1-1-2013 to Present
  • Precise attention to detail to capture unique, beautiful images to clients based on their specific needs.

  • Researches and evaluates locations for photo shoots, backgrounds, and positions.

  • Edits images with Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop.

  • Skilled with a variety of technical equipment, including cameras and lighting equipment.

  • Uses digital and traditional techniques for print, digital display, and exhibition.

  • Restores photos from negatives or photos.

  • Manages invoicing and payment, confidentiality agreements, and release contracts.

Dr. Gonyon Cosmetic & Plastic Surgery
Administrative Assistant & Marketing Assistant
4-1-2016 to 9-14-16
  • Greeted and checked-in patients while supporting administrative activities for multiple supervisors.  

  • Prepared and organized patient rooms for the doctor and nurses.

  • Received phone calls, scheduled appointments, directed staff and visitors in a courteous and helpful manner.

  • Created weekly surgery shadow files for the doctor and surgical staff.

  • Developed excellent working knowledge on medical terminology and insurance procedures.

  • Accurately and efficiently updated and organized medical records for patients.

  • Created email marketing campaigns with the marketing director and promoted content on social media channels.

Sherpani International Inc.
Creative Coordinator & Sales Support
6-1-2013 to 5-19-15

Regional Sales Account Manager

  • Promoted all sales activity in given channels including e-commerce, in-house sales agents, and domestic distributors, which generated 30% in new business.

  • Managed 250+ retail accounts each ranging in value from $1000–$15,000 in annual sales.

  • Assisted buyers with merchandise planning by analyzing inventory to increase account value and maximize brand exposure.

  • Exceed monthly sales targets and gross profit goals by prospecting new customers and selling through existing strategic partnerships in the territory. 

  • Developed a strong knowledge of leading industry trends, competitors, and channel make-up.

  • Managed daily schedule with Customer Relations Management (CRM) software.     

                                                                           

Sales Support, Customer Service Specialist, and Trade Show Coordinator

  • Provided administrative support (e.g., created reports/management and website audits) for the sales team.

  • Acted as the primary face to direct consumers as well as retailers in managing inquiries and support needs.

  • Managed payment, confidentiality agreements, and retailer contacts.

  • Developed reports on potential national retailers to propel the sales team in new account acquisition

  • Created marketing materials to support partnerships for such accounts as Apple, Anthropologie, and Amazon.

  • Coordinated annual warehouse sales by set-up, staffing, training, and overseeing temporary employees, generating between

  • $40k – $60K in additional sales

  • Organized travel for regional trade shows including flights, schedules, and budget.

Creative Coordinator

  • Coordinated photography, video, graphic design, website, and social media for marketing communication of the Sherpani brand, resulting in new customers and increased brand awareness.

  • Contributed creatively by participating in design and product development, examining pre-production samples, and assisted in visual presentations of the products using Adobe InDesign and Illustrator

  • Collaborated with team in the biannual website redesign to align with the seasonal brand story.

  • Restructured, redesigned, and budgeted the social media and email marketing strategy, increasing engagement of the brand resulting in growing our social media number by at least 100 new viewers each month. 

  • Produced catalogs for retailers, which required photographing, editing, and copy editing documents.

  • Wrote and copy edited all product details for the Sherpani website and retailer’s websites.

  • Selected and sourced the appropriate artwork for projects.

  • Assisted in the market and customer research.

Rocky Mountain Student Media Corporation
Editor, Photographer, Writer, Designer
9-1-2009 to 12-5-12
  • Helped staff to achieve the Gold Crown Award from the Columbia Scholastic Press Association, 2012

  • Managed photo team, provided feedback and growth opportunities to each team member

  • Assigned all photo assignments to best fit each team member

  • Organized and edited all photos produced in the magazine

  • Organized critique and workshop trainings for emerging photographers

  • Completed leadership training, January 12-14, 2010 & January 12-14, 2011

The Center for Fine Art Photography
Programs Assistant Intern
5-1-2012 to 12-5-12
  • Worked with Program Manager and additional staff to prepare and install exhibitions.

  • Organized and maintained the artist records.

  • Prepared exhibition labels and forms.

  • Created press releases for individual photographers.

  • Helped to prepare gallery showings to ensure a presentable space to the audience

  • Greeted and directed customers and gallery visitors.

Education
 

 8-2008 to 12-2012   ​

·    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photo Image Making

·    Bachelor of Liberal Arts in Journalism and Technical Communication

Colorado State University

References

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