Tiera Suggs

257 East Duncan St  Columbus, Ohio 43202 

 (614) 323-8404  TieraDPhoto@gmail.com             

Summary of Qualifications

Seven Years Photography, Editing and Retouching Experience. Published Photographer and Videographer with a large customer service background.

• Experienced with Portrait, Wedding, Product, and Music photography

• Unique and Artistic eye for Visuals

• Experience working in fast paced environments demanding high energy and exceptional organizational skills

• Able to multi-task effectively, complete individual projects and lead team projects with ease and on time

• Great rapport with co-workers and customers, empathetic and down to earth day to day interactions 

• Sets job oriented goals, gets others involved and is enthusiastic about the rewards of reaching those goals successfully 

• Positive outlook when it comes to work and solving problems

• Energetic and focused out of the box thinker 

• Team Player and Self-Motivator 

• Ability to wear many different hats, learn new procedures and implement changes 

• Flexible creative approach

• Experienced and proficient with social media 

   Experience/Skills Summary

• Over 10 years of Customer service and client relations experience in both managerial and non-managerial positions

• Over 2 years of Professional studio and on location photography experience 

• Proficient with dialing in and operating camera equipment in correct settings 

• Proficient working with Adobe Lightroom, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro,  and Premiere Pro 

  • Freelance Photography and Videography experience of over 7 years; Work available to be seen at TieraDPhoto.com

• Two years logistics, inventory and ordering experience in a warehouse/factory setting 

• Proficient Microsoft & Mac OS knowledge 

• Ability to remain calm in unexpected situations and find creative solutions

Employment History

Assistant Manager - Zumiez - 1500 Polaris Parkway (November 12th, 2018 - Present) 

  • Assists Store Manager with coaching and training employees
  • Opening/Closing Store
  • Balancing tills, Creating Deposits and Making Bank Drops
  • Loss Prevention
  • Assisting in Hiring 
  • Setting Sales Goals and Helping the team reach those goals
  • Creating New Display Sections
  • Customer Service

Studio Photographer - Cilento Photography - 1314 Polaris Parkway (July 2015 - Nov. 2018 due to Studio Closure)

• Creatively photographs studio portraits as well as special events such as  weddings, parties and school portraits. 

• Works successfully with a variety of personalities and work styles. 

• Successfully lights photo sets per creative direction

• Consults with clients regarding photography packages, service hours and other fine details by phone and email communication.

• Utilizes artistic vision to realize client ideas and add a professional, timeless flair. 

• Perform production image processing such as cropping and color balance to remove flaws and enhance pictures. 

• Trains new incoming employees on how to properly photograph and edit as well as all other duties required per Cilento.

• Provides support for the successful execution of Studio Photography workflows such as ordering of photos and scheduling appointments.

Freelance Photo/Video - TieraDPhoto (June 2010 - present)

• Manages high profile photography and videography needs for clients like Pabst Blue Ribbon and CD 102.5 Radio Station

• Captures unique and artistic visuals for different events and purposes; 

  Music, Weddings, Parties, Portrait, Product, Live performance, etc. 

• Provides high quality work always meeting deadlines 

• Goes above and beyond to exceed all clients expectations 

• Manages own web page and all social media platforms successfully 

• Finds success in booking new clients on a weekly basis

• Builds strong and true relationships, keeping clients coming back for further work 

• Films, Shoots and edits all photography and videography with professional software and equipment such as Adobe Lightroom, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop, Canon and Nikon systems. 

Facilitation Lead - Skreened - Columbus, Ohio (April 2013-June 2015)

• Oversaw daily operations and inventory needs of company

• Ensured product orders were met

• Ensured employees were completing tasks and meeting goals 

• Assigned duties to other employees as needed

• Drove company truck with product to other locations as needed 

• Handled Logistics and incoming shipments 

• Outgoing shipments

Lead Teller - JpMorgan Chase - South Hamilton rd, Columbus Oh (August 2006-April 2013) 

  •  Supported the Branch Manager with all aspects of branch operations, 
  •   including loss control, compliance and audit standards
  •  Processed and assisted customers with transactions, accurately balancing 
  •   all cash drawers and main vault at the end of day 
  •  Assisted with scheduling, as necessary 
  •   In the absence of the Branch Manager communicated branch 
  •   priorities throughout the day 
  •   Demonstrated proficiency in operations, transaction accuracy, and Teller referrals
  •   Demonstrated leadership abilities and worked well in a team environment 
  •   Demonstrated ability to make connections, engage and educate customers
  • Detail-oriented, organized and able to multi-task with an ability to follow policies,   procedures, and regulatory banking requirement

Register operator - Wendy’s - Reynoldsburg, Oh (2005-2006)

• Greeted customers and correctly placed food orders

• Successfully operated and balanced cash register

• Performed food preparation and drive thru duties

• Performed all cleaning and stocking duties

• Kept track of food inventory 

Education

CSCC, Columbus. Oh (2007-2009)

Reynoldsburg High school, Reynoldsburg, Oh (Graduated 2005)

Canal Winchester High School, Canal Winchester, Oh (1999-2004)

Liberty Christian Academy, Columbus, Oh (1993-1999)