Shane Michael Kidder
818-400-2399 –

Web Editor / Photo Editor / Graphic Artist / Photographer with creative eye and excellent technical and organizational skills. Ability to multitask, meet deadlines under pressure and work effectively with clients and staff at all levels.

Lead, Digital Assets
Guitar Center
Westlake Village, CA

Create and manipulate metadata of digital assets using Portfolio and Filemaker Pro

Manage heavy digital assets requests from internal and external clients

Color correct and clipping out images of products using Photoshop

Process incoming product images for use in catalogs and online

Help design new workflow and procedures for incoming logos and images for the system

Created Photoshop actions to help streamline the image editing workflow

Prepare assets for upload to and

Quality assurance of digital assets to ensure they meet company standards

Update and maintain photo library archives

The Law Office of Michael Bialys
Woodland Hills, CA

Prepare and file small claims lawsuits for unpaid fees

Deliver subpoenas for pending case

Photograph new attorneys for use on

Photo Editor
Variety (via Randstad / Populus Group / Freelance)
Los Angeles, CA

Contact press agents for photos to accompany stories on theatre productions, movies, and television

Select and color correct photos for daily, weekly, and special sections

Arrange photo shoots with wire agencies for concerts and special events

Work with page designers and editor for photo needs

Gather photographs for upcoming feature packages and special sections

Update and maintain photo library archives

Photo Editor / Graphic Artist
Los Angeles Daily News
Woodland Hills, CA

Research, licensing and contract negotiation for commercial and editorial use of Los Angeles Daily News photo archives

Update and maintain photo library archives

Build locator maps for use online and in print

Edit and pre-press of photography for print and online use

Manager and coordinator of on-site photo editing, credential management and team management during high-profile deadline events

Department representative at daily budget meetings

Manage daily calendar and schedule for department head and support staff

Create and maintain departmental files

Office duties including phones, document scanning and data entry

Web Editor / Photo Editor / Senior Photographer
Championship Wrestling from Hollywood Inc.
North Hollywood, CA

Develop and maintain for the promotion of a television series using the content management system Joomla, Flash, Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Illustrator

Editing of images for use in event products and handout photos for the general public

Creation of photo illustrations and graphics for use with promotional poster, and postcards

Photograph wrestling events across the country

Scouting and secure locations for promotional photo shoots


Proficient in both MAC and PC, Portfolio, Filemaker Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Indesign, Quark Xpress, Quickbase, Microsoft Office, Photo Mechanic, HTML, FTP Protocols, Photography Design, Google Picasa, Encoding and Posting Video to Internet


Los Angeles Pierce College
A.A. Arts and Humanities
Woodland Hills, CA