Shawn H. Nichols Photography LLC
Sep 2015 – Present | Seattle, Washington
(425)-919-7555 | shawnhnichols@gmail
Contracted photographer specializing in: corporate, event, product, portrait, and commercial photography throughout the greater PNW. A dedicated professional who offers a proven record of conceptualizing, designing, and developing custom photography, videography, and social media solutions to exceed client objectives within deadline-driven scenarios.
PHOTOGRAPHY ￨ SOCIAL MEDIA ￨ MARKETING ￨ COLLATERAL DESIGN ￨ WEB DESIGN ￨ PROJECT MANAGEMENT | GRAPHIC DESIGN ￨ TEAM BUILDING ￨ SALES ￨ NETWORKING STRATEGIC PLANNING / ANALYSIS | MULTI-PROJECT MANAGEMENT ￨ ADVERTISING ￨ EVENT COORDINATION | VENDOR RELATIONS ￨ COMMUNICATIONS | CLIENT NEEDS ANALYSIS / ASSESSMENT | CLIENT RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT ￨ TRENDS TRACKING
Planning and executing day-to-day photo studio operations.
Built and maintained a diverse portfolio of clients including Mod Pizza, Darigold, Estee Lauder, Xtreme Consulting, Mainstreet Hub and Olympic Foundry.
Direct and provide support through all phases of project including; analyzing needs, identifying locations, hiring staff, securing permits, and overseeing studio/on-location shoots.
Expertly balanced business, financial and client relations/responsibilities while managing quality-driven, time-sensitive marketing projects for diverse organizations.
Developed and maintained multiple social media platforms which gained 10,500 followers over 18 months.
Edit and enhance video/photographs using Adobe Creative Cloud Suite to enhance and bring out key features of subject/product.
Outstanding customer service skills; diplomatic and patient with all types of individuals and organizational levels.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Confident, articulate and professional.
Possess a strong commitment to team environment dynamics with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives.
Combine patience, determination, and persistence to troubleshoot client issues, highly organized, with great attention to detail.
Thrive in a team environment as well as independently.
Capital One | American Express | Evergreens | SPIN | REI | MOD Pizza | Nordstrom | Estée Lauder | Qdoba Mexican Eats | Staples | Architectural Graphics Inc. | Darigold | Big Fish Games | Century 21 NW | Bowlero | Blue Pearl Pet Hospital | Marathon Photos | Urban Pie | VFS Global | 5W Public Relations | SoFi | Ricoh | Gentle Dental | Waste Connections | The Heathman Hotel | Just Add Yoga | Bonaventure Senior Living | Sasquatch Music Festival | nuflours Bakery | Jonkers | Artist Trust, Redfin | Blacklight Run 5k | Olympic Foundry | Mobile Gaming Forum | Mainstreet Hub, Skedaddle | Orange County Visitors Association | Rhein Haus| SIMS Honda | Shell Global | Wexley School for Girls Advertising Agency | Osney Media | Sparkloft Media
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
GREEN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE | BELLEVUE COMMUNITY COLLEGE
SEATTLE CENTRAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE
TARRANT COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE ￨ DEVRY UNIVERSITY
Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce | North Seattle Chamber of Commerce
American Photographic Artists (APA) | Professional Photographers of America (PPA)
American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP)
HONORS & AWARDS
Thumbtack Top Professional, 2018 | Thumbtack Top Professional, 2017
Thumbtack Top Professional, 2016 | Best of Thumbtack 2016
HOW SUCCESSFUL STAFFING HELPED A SALAD CHAIN GROW Feb 19, 2018 | AmericanExpress.com
MOD Pizza opens at Kent Station, Dec 11, 2017 | Kent Reporter
No Room on a Bike Rack? Not a Problem for These Smart Bikes., Aug 28, 2017 |The New York Times
Must-visit destinations in the USA next year: in pictures, Sep 2, 2016 | The Telegraph (UK)
Wettest. Winter. Ever., Feb 19, 2016 | Q13 News
Interview with ThePNWPhotos.com, Jan 25, 2016 Stella Oh | ThePNWPhotos.com
Seattle: Your guide to waterfront shopping & culture, Nov 30, 2015 | TheCityTraveler.com