CONTACT

Email: bethanybasirico@gmail.com

BIO

Bethany Basirico recently completed her degree from Louisiana Tech University in Ruston, Louisiana with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in photography .  She has gained essential life skills during her volunteer and work experiences with Young Life and Trinity Church. Her interest in food still life photography has led her to pursue a career in culinary photography.  She hopes to stay in the South to remain close to her family.

RESUME

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography – 2010
Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana

EXHIBITIONS

2011                  Best of Photography 2011, Photographer’s Forum Magazine
2010                  Studium/Punctum: Senior Photography Exhibition, Ruston, LA
2010                  Best of College Photography 2010, Photographer’s Forum Magazine
2009 to 2010       Professional Portfolio Student Work, Louisiana Tech School of Art, Ruston, LA, Juror: Jay Gould
2008 to 2009       Lighting in Photography Student Work, Louisiana Tech School of Art, Ruston, LA,Juror: Jay Gould
2008                  Faces of Photography, Louisiana Tech School of Art, Ruston, LA, Juror: Joy Christianson
2007 to 2009       Digital Photography Student Work, Louisiana Tech School of Art, Ruston, LA, Juror: Andy Bloxham

EXPERIENCE

Sales Associate, LOFT – August 2016 – Present
Mandeville, Louisiana

  • Consistently provide exceptional client experience, recover and replenish the store, execute merchandising directives, maintain visual merchandising presentations

Human Resources/Office Manager, Covington Express Medical Services, LLC, dba Kwik Clinic and Occupational Health – May 2013 – May 2015; 2016 Contract
Covington, Louisiana

Manage employee positions including:

  • Coordinate and supervise all provider and staff schedules
  • Setting up new employees with necessary accounts, log-in info, and state certifications/requirements
  • Control cash flow; collect, check, and deposit patient and occupational payments
  • Generate and run bi-weekly payroll for employee direct deposit and printed paychecks

Administrative Assistant, Carrier and Affinity Group Strategies, LLC – May 2013 – May 2015; 2016 Contract
Covington, Louisiana

Manage daily office duties which include:

  • Take dictation for emails, contractual documents, valuation reports, and consulting summaries
  • Create and send custom invoices for client billing
  • Generate and run bi-weekly payroll for employee direct deposit

Retail Sales Associate, Lakeside Camera Photoworks – 2010 – 2013
Mandeville, Louisiana

  • Informed and assisted customers with cameras, equipment and photo printing services
  • Inspired customers to create and design custom photoproducts, including books, cards, collages, framing etc.

Office and File Assistant, Harvest Oil &Gas
Covington, Louisiana

  • Maintained both the paper filing system as well as the computer filing
  • Created digital files on Excel spreadsheets and Word documents
  • Organized and made new analog files for old and new invoices/ reports

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience using Intuit QuickBooks
  • Experience using Electronic Health Records platform
  • Proficiency in Adobe CS2 +CS3+CS5
  • Proficiency DSLR cameras
  • Proficiency 35mm Analog cameras
  • Proficiency in dark room printing
  • Experienced using Medium and Large format Analog
  • Experience using large format Epson printers

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

•    Trinity Church, Younglife Youth Camp