Resume

D a v i d S a l a s
dajasahi@yahoo.com . www.david-salas.com . 646 399 5826

Freelance professional photographer with 15+ years experience in press, editorial, events and corporate jobs.

Experience

August 2005 - Present Professional Photographer, New York and London
- Cover a wide range of events for newspapers, corporate firms, portraits and openings
- Responsible for retouching and delivering images under tight deadlines
- More than 300 private engagements and weddings covered

June 2018 – July 2018 FIFA World Cup Translations Coordinator, Moscow
- Coordinated quick turnaround of translations for all official FIFA content subtitles
- Fully responsible for recruitment of three translation teams (Arabic, Farsi and Portuguese)
- Managed up to 6 translation projects simultaneously, effectively employing multitasking skills

January 2015 - December 2016 Google Maps Field Surveyor, New York
- Acquired visual mapping data to enhance and update Google Maps accuracy
- Charged with analyzing CSV files to create geographic route of locations to survey
- Travelled weekly to multiple locations in the northeast of the United States

January 2012 - December 2014 Randy Harris Photography Tours, London
- In charge of leading photography themed tours for international clients
- Delivering excellent customer service while accommodating the guests’ needs
- Effectively taught group members photography lessons to obtain excellent results

February 2009 - September 2011 Picsolve London Eye Photographer, London
- Engaged guests at London Eye and take their photo for post ride sales
- Delivered excellent customer service working in a large team of sales photography
- Maintain all photographic equipment and printers to ensure efficient workflow

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Communication Media and Foreign Language (German)
The American University, Washington D.C. September 1997

Languages

Fluent speaker in Spanish / Advanced knowledge in Italian and German

Skills

Advanced knowledge of DSLR full frame body and lenses, Adobe Photoshop, Digital Photo Professional, Microsoft Office programs and social media outlets

Clients

El Mundo Newspaper
El País Newspaper
ABC Newspaper
Hackney Gazette
South London Press
Metro International
TNT Magazine
Vice Magazine
Pacha London
Legopops
Wheretosleep.com
Mixmag
Funkedup London
Syrian Consulate, New York
Uefa.com
Clark Football Languages
CFL Media Services