Experienced photographer and photo editor with an excellent creative eye and a solid background in the print and online publishing industry. Resourceful visual thinker with ability to drive audience while maintaining full copyright compliance of the publication. Well versed in Photoshop, graphic design and photo licensing. Comfortable working on multiple projects with tight deadlines.
Art Director, Kurier Plus PUBLISHING
April 2012 – present, Brooklyn, NY
- Graphic Designer and Photo Editor for the leading Polish weekly magazine.
- Maintains consistent visual identity of the newspaper while meeting tight production deadlines.
web publisher & freelance photographer
July 2008 – present, New York, NY
- Curates daily NYC image feed on Twitter, shot by NYC based photographers for 40k+ Twitter followers.
- Event photographer for INGLOT Cosmetics USA and Ford Mobilize NY Campaign.
- Publisher of the Polish language travel guide to NYC – researched, developed and published, including all photographs and written content.
Newspaper Publisher, Super Express USA
February 2003 – April 2010, New York, NY
- Managed content for print and online editions of Polish daily newspaper in New York City in full compliance with copyright law.
- Developed website, transitioned and migrated existing U.S. content and oversaw all operations.
- Supervised visual content reflecting current topics and trends.
Education & Certifications
1991, Master of Science, Warsaw University of Technology. Warsaw, Poland
2017, Adobe Certified Associate: Visual Communication using Adobe Photoshop, Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator, Print & Digital Media Publication using Adobe InDesign.
2004, Professional Photography Course, NY Institute of Photography, New York, NY
2004, NYT Fellowship Program, New York Times Institute for Journalism
- Professional level proficiency in Adobe Photoshop and Graphic Design software
- Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines and milestones for projects assigned
- Team player able to work without supervision
- Knowledge of photo rights and licenses
- Experienced working with stock photography and wire services
Awards and Achievements
2018 – Your Art Gallery, “Skyline Contest” – Runner Up (4th Place).
2018 – “Can I Get your smile?” – solo exhibition at the AR Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, USA.
2018 – the solo exhibition of the photo-essay “Manhattan” at the Kurier Plus Gallery in Brooklyn, NY, USA.
2017 – Ford Mobilize NY – 1st Place Photography Winner, New York, NY