Andrew MacRae

(707) 599 – 1393 Ÿ


Humboldt State University (Arcata, CA) May 2007

BA Studio Art – Painting and Photography

Certificate in Museum and Gallery Studies

Relevant Coursework

·Teacher’s Assistant for the Advanced Painting Seminar

·Teacher’s Assistant for the Beginner Printmaking Seminar

·Intern/Curator/Handler/Promoter for Museum and Galleries Certificate

Relevant Work Experience

Photography Teacher – Isla Studios (San Francisco, CA) Oct – Nov 2012

·Organized and Taught 3hr beginner course

·Focused on the basics: aperture, ISO and shutter speed

·Class size ranged from 4 to 10 persons

Key Accomplishment(s): Taught numerous clients to stop using the auto configuration and start exploring their DSLR camera’s complex settings.

Stock Photographer – Touchfactor (San Raphael, CA) Nov 2012

·Provided stock photos for the game Touchfish

·Went on assignment to shoot specific interior and landscape photos

Manager - High Sierra Camps (Yosemite, CA) Jun - Sep 2009-14

·Supervised facility serving 60 guests with 10 employees

·Oversaw cash flow, facility maintenance, food service and food preparation

·Worked one-on-one with patrons ensuring satisfaction with service

· Hiked 400 plus miles per summer in rugged backcountry of Yosemite

Key Accomplishment(s): Record net profits and zero employee injuries

Tax Preparer – H&R Block (Oakland, CA) Jan-Apr 2013-14

Shafer and MacRae, CPAs (Temecula, CA) Jan-Apr 2011-12

Ÿ Prepared diverse and complex tax returns for clientele

Ÿ Trained in TPS, Lacerte, Excel, and OfficeSuite

Key Accomplishment(s): Promoted with pay raise after first year due to job performance

Additional Skills

·Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Lightroom

·Wilderness First Responder

·experience/ knowledge of Yosemite National Park


cell: 707 599 1393


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