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Email: maxreedphotos@gmail.com                Phone: +1 305-878-3984

Professional Profile

Best New York City Commercial PhotographerMax Reed is a commercial photographer and visual journalist based in the Manhattan, New York. Reed was the 2015 Adobe Photo Jam winner, receiving awards for Best in Show and People’s Choice for his photograph of the Little Haiti community. Reed was also named Miami’s 2014 Photographer of the Year by RAW Artists Miami. He also received Best in Show, People’s Choice and Best Event Photographer by the Capture Coral Gables and Coral Gables Museum in 2013. Reed’s background as a visual journalist allows him to be quick-thinking and solution oriented when organizing productions and conceptual branding projects. He’s always interested in collaborative art projects, so feel free to send Reed a message via facebook, twitter or email.

Work Experience

 

Videographer, Editor, Photographer SiiNC AgencyMarch 2013-May 2016

  • Experiential Marketing for international clients Lacoste, Audi, HBO LATAM, Facebook LATAM, Tiffany & Co., Design Miami

Photo Director Talent Nation USA Dec 2015 – Present

  • Brand development and production management for marketing campaigns

Rustic Pathways Summer 2013 – Summer 2014

  • Lead photographer of Australia, travel guide and youth mentor

The New York Times June 2012-Present

  • Freelance Photographer based in South Florida

The Miami Herald May 2012-Present

  • Freelance Photographer for the Neighbors, Tropical Life, Business and Herald
  • Assignments range from events to environmental portraits and features

The Red Bulletin Magazine Freelance

  • Published works on musicians, concerts

The Ocala Star-Banner Jan 2012-May 2012

  • Freelanced Photographer
  • Covered a wide range of assignments throughout rural North Florida

Santa Fe College Tenure Complete

  • Motion Graphic Designer
  • Produced the intro and splash screen for the 25th Anniversary recognizing women of distinction

The UF Alumni Association Jan 2012-Present

  • Photographer
  • Events and portrait

The Gainesville Sun Dec 2011-May 2012

  • Freelance Photographer
  • Covered a wide range of subjects from sports to events, portraits, churches and features

InsidetheGators.com Jan 2011-May 2012

  • Photographer, Videographer
  • Gator sporting events: football, basketball, baseball

The Independent Florida Alligator March 2010-Aug 2011

  • Photo Editor, Staff Photographer
  • Trained photographers and photo editors, delegated assignments
  • Edit photos for print and online, distribute thru CMS blox
  • Produced portrait, feature, sports and news photographs
  • Create cover-page designs

PBS and WUFT-TV Tenure Complete

  • Designer, Photographer, Videographer
  • Produced poster designs for a series called Our Town
  • Provided documentation of small town life in North Central Florida

 

Internships

Gainesville Fashion Week Jan 2012-May 2012

  • Co-Photography Director, Videographer
  • Organized interns, produced portrait, event and promo photography, created promo video
  • Donated my services as a portrait photographer
  • Produced a conceptual fashion series

The Gainesville Sun Aug 2011-Dec 2011

  • Photographer
  • Covered sports, events, portraits and features
  • Uploaded images via Saxotech, Merlin One and trax systems

The North Florida Herald May 2011-Aug 2011

  • Reporter and Photographer
  • Produced stories for a small-town community paper

The Anole Magazine Sept 2010-Apr 2011

  • Designer, Writer, Photographer
  • Helped create custom layouts, wrote an article for a multilingual student-run magazine
  • Produced original images

The Independent Florida Alligator March 2009-Jan 2010

  • Reporter, Videographer, Photographer

 

Technical Skills

Design

Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign are Max Reed’s strong suit. Having produced page layouts for the multilingual student-run  Anole Magazine, Reed has proficient knowledge in page design. Reed also created custom logos, avatars and posters for a Social Media and Social Responsibility project: The 15 Percent.

Multimedia

Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere and Finalcut Pro are regular tools for motion graphics, concert, festival and events coverage.

Editing

Photo Mechanic, Aperture, Lightroom and Adobe Bridge are used to streamline Reed’s work efficiency and organize his large database of photography, design and video projects.

Web + CMS

CSS, html, CMS blox, WordPress, Merlin One, Saxotech, AP and Getty Images as well as ftp programs like Filezilla and Cyberduck are used by Reed to transfer images and information to news agencies and private clients.

Languages

Proficient in Spanish.

Education

 

The University of Florida Jan 2008-Dec 2011

  • Bachelor of Science in Photo Journalism
  • Recipient of 100 percent Bright Futures Scholarship

Study Abroad Program May 2010-Aug 2010

  • Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain