Ryan Hoover

Prescott Valley, Arizona
Objective

To be a part of a team focused on bettering the lives of others through creative endeavors.

Qualifications

Working as both a freelance photographer and as part of an office team, I have developed outstanding interpersonal and organizational skills. Working very well in both team environments and independently. Consistently delivering an award winning level of photography while meeting tight and demanding deadlines.

Education

1998-2002 B.S. Photography, Pacific Union College, California

1998-2002 B.S. Digital Media Technology, Pacific Union College, California

Experience
Photographer, Faculdades INTA

Sobral, Ceará, Brazil / 2012 – 2017
I managed all of the photo needs for the school. Capturing everything from head shots to graduations, classroom activities, events and advertising campaigns. Maintaining a database of images utilizing metadata tagging. Retouching images with compelling styles for publication in our own magazine as well as other media outlets.

Staff Photographer, Sobral News

Sobral, Ceará, Brazil / 2012 – 2017
Photograph breaking news as it happens. I have covered President Dilma Rousseff presenting over R$1 billion for water projects. Author Içami Tiba and Dr. Hollywood speaking in town. Poor road conditions, Tree Planting Festival, and Medical Waste at the City Dump.

Technical Support Advisor Level 3, Crutchfield Corp.

Charlottesville, Virginia, USA / 2008 – 2012
Over the phone customer service and technical support on 9000 products from Home and Mobile A/V Electronics. Advising customer how to connect, configure and get the most out of their new electronics. Troubleshot and diagnosed their equipment for various problems. Maintaining a low 15% return rate on defective or undesired products on over 21,000 calls.

Photographer, GMID, Gary W Miller, Architect & Associates, Inc.

Redlands, California, USA / 2007 – 2008
Photographed interiors and exteriors of completed building projects. Retouched the images to the highest quality for use in future promotional campaigns.

Photographer/Imaging Specialist, Homes & Land Magazine

Redlands, California, USA / 2005 – 2007
Coordinated with Realtors and home owners to photograph interior and exterior views of real estate for sale that were to appear in Homes & Land Magazine. Composed, lit and staged scenes for more than 100 magazine covers in both day and dusk scenarios. Met weekly deadlines for each of the 6 magazines produced, which often entailed photographing over 75 home exteriors and the interiors of 20 or more each week.

Sales Associate/Lab Tech, Redlands Camera

Redlands, California, USA / 2005
Offered customers a high level of expertise in camera equipment and accessories. Operated an Agfa D.Lab, creating high quality 1 hour prints.

Certified Design Specialist, Michaels Stores Inc.

Redlands, California, USA / 2005
Offered customers dynamic frame and mat board combinations for framing their artwork. Assembled frames, cut glass and mat board. Preserving artwork in the highest archival quality.

Production Assistant, Final Events DVD Project, Amazing Facts, Inc.

Rocklin, California, USA / 2004
Drew storyboards for The Final Events of Bible Prophecy DVD. During production, worked as the Set Photographer as well as an extra. During post-production, worked as Production Assistant and worked with Visual Effects, i.e. 3D Animation, Compositing, Keying etc.

Assistant Boys Dean, Campion Academy

Loveland, Colorado, USA / 2003
Responsible for assisting the Dean of Boys in overseeing and ministering to the spiritual, emotional, psychological, and physical needs of the male boarding students. Assisted the Dean in providing supervision for the boys while they are not in school.

Photographic Works Printed
Revista Formar

Faculdades INTA – Weekly Publication 2012 – 2017

The Journey Home

CD – Melissa Otto 2014

Lifestyle Magazine

Sobral, Ceará – Issues # 1, 5 & 8

Porque Credo no Credo

Book Cover – Author: Gerson Pires de Araújo 2013

Sobral News

Sobral, Ceará 2012 – 2013

The Hook

Charlottesville, Virginia’s Weekly Newspaper 2008 – 2010

Homes & Land Magazine

Big Bear Lake, Lake Arrowhead, Riverside, San Bernardino/Redlands, & Temecula Magazines. Including Over 100 Covers between July 2005 – November 2007

Comstock’s Business Magazine

15 issues between November 2003 – March 2005

Petersen’s Photographic Magazine

January 2003 Issue

“Big Book of Photography” Petersen’s Photographic Magazine

Summer 2003 Issue

“Best of College Photography Annual 2002”
A Publication of Photographer’s Forum Magazine.
Diogenes Lantern

Pacific Union College Yearbook 2001-02

Quicksilver 2001

A Creative Arts Publication of Pacific Union College.

Video Works Printed

[Re:]ally – Enzyme Productions – DVD – 2007
*Set Photographer

The Final Events of Bible Prophecy – Amazing Facts, Inc. – DVD – 2004
*Still Photographer; Visual Effects; 3D Animation; Post Production Assistant; & Extra

Project Fiji – The Dream Machine Foundation – VHS – 2002
*Videographer & Editor

Honors
Grand Prize, photography January 2003

Monthly Photo Contest “Architecture” by Petersen’s Photographic Magazine

Finalist, photography February 2002

Photographer’s Forum magazine’s 22nd Annual Student Photography Contest, sponsored by Nikon

Second place, photography April 2001& 2002

Student Art Exhibition: Rasmussen Art Gallery, Pacific Union College.

Art Shows
“Cenas da Natureza: Os Estados Unidos da América”

Galeria de Arte, Faculdades INTA. October-November 2016-February 2017

Parallax – Photographs by PUC Alumni – “Mercado São Sebastião” Series

Rasmussen Art Gallery, Pacific Union College. October 2014

First Fridays – Solo Show

Café Cubano, Charlottesville, VA. November 2008

Senior Degree Project Exhibition – “Standing Room Only”

Rasmussen Art Gallery, Pacific Union College. May-June 2002.

Student Art Exhibition

Rasmussen Art Gallery, Pacific Union College. April-May 2002.

Student Art Exhibition

Rasmussen Art Gallery, Pacific Union College. April-May 2001.

Skills

Digital, 35mm, 120 and 4×5 Film formats
Color, Black & White and Alternative Process Darkroom
Digital Color Correction
Digital Photo Retouching and Compositing
Studio & Location Lighting
Adobe Programs, PC & Mac
Video Production
Video Editing
Motion Graphics

Hobbies

Games
Gardening
Legos
Reading
Traveling
Puzzles

Portfolio

Photography: www.RyanHoover.com

Video Production: www.vimeo.com/RyanHoover

Print version available upon request

References

Available upon request

Ryan Hoover’s resume in PDF available here.