JOY KIM PHOTO | LOS ANGELES, CA
FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER & VIDEO EDITOR August 2019 - Present
Creating still and video web content for client specific requests. Recent work includes lifestyle photos for
Getaway House and YouTube video content for the non-profit organization, ------------ .
FRESHDIRECT & FOODKICK | NEW YORK, NY
VIDEO EDITOR January 2019 - September 2019
Edited YouTube and Instagram video content for the New York based online grocer, FreshDirect, and its sister
ASSOCIATE PHOTOGRAPHER January 2016 - December 2018
Supervised the product photography workflow - scheduling sample arrival, photographing product samples,
retouching images, and working with the e-commerce team to load images for web publish. Operated during two key growth periods. First, when product photography increased by 510% between 2015 and 2017 as FreshDirect launched its sister brand FoodKick. And second, when SKU creation increased by 324% between 2017 and 2018 as FreshDirect moved to its newly built facility.
Aside from overseeing product photography, assisted the managing photographer on the set of lifestyle photo
shoots. Assisted in set production and doubled as a food and prop stylist.
Lead the initiative to define the visual identities of each of the two sister brands . Revamped the prop library to
elevate the brand aesthetic.
PHOTO ASSISTANT August 2015 - January 2016
Retouched product photos and organized the photo archive. Assisted the main photographer for lifestyle shoots,
and the assistant photographer for product shoots. Quickly adapted to become an indispensable member of the
ILAN RUBIN STUDIO | BROOKLYN, NY
STUDIO ASSISTANT February 2014 - July 2015
Assisted the photographer and studio manager with photo archiving, photoshoot production and studio
maintenance. Answered phone calls, organized photographer’s analog and digital archive, and arranged sample
arrivals and returns with clients and courier services.
EDUCATION | SCHOOL OF VISUAL ARTS | NEW YORK, NY
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography
August 2010 - May 2014
SKILLS | Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop, Lightroom, and Premiere Pro), Capture One, and
Office 365. Fluent in English and Korean. Conversational Spanish.