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LAUREN HALLMAN 3450 W. Drummond Pl., 1st Floor Chicago, IL 60647 586.899.8642



Art Directions, Inc., St. Clair Shores, MI August 2005- Present Freelance hotel room photographer/retoucher. Photography and retouching of rooms of internationally branded luxury hotels in a fashion that allows the client to entice visitors to upgrade their reservations to a more expensive room. Freelance product photographer. Responsibilities include the set up and photography of a variety of small products to be used for reproduction in print and on the client website. Administrative assistant to company president. Duties include organizing both digital and paper files and keeping records, amongst general office tasks.

Columbia College BA Art History, History of Architecture and Design. Chicago, IL. 2007- 2011.

Nor1, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA January 2011 Intern at a Silicon Valley company that focuses on delivering revenue enhancement and up-sell technology solutions to industries with perishable inventories, particularly the hospitality industry. My duties included updating marketing and presentation materials and researching and gathering vital data for the COO and CEO’s personal files.


Barker and Meowsky, Chicago, IL March 2009- June 2009, November 2009- December 2010 Retail Sales Associate at high-end pet boutique. Communicated specialized knowledge of dog and cat food and treats, grooming tools, and pet toys to customers and worked with them to find the perfect products to meet their pet’s individual needs. Other duties included restocking items, taking messages, assisting in general office duties and using Microsoft Excel in addition to the point of sale system. DoGone Fun!, Chicago, IL January 2007- December 2008 Office Assistant/ Retail Sales Associate for high-end pet boutique and dog daycare, boarding, grooming and training facility. Maintained multiple schedules in books and on computers, welcomed new clients, relayed knowledge to the public, organized files and updated records, took purchases and handled cash.

Wayne State University Fine Arts, Photography. Detroit, MI. 2006-2007.

Altgeld-Sawyer Corner Farm Compost Team Volunteer. May 2011- Present. Dean’s List at Columbia College. Fall 2008, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010. Chicago Center for Green Technology Resource Library Volunteer. May 2010 – September 2010.

SKILLS and LANGUAGES Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Microsoft Office Suite Various POS systems Fluent in English Conversational Spanish

Lauren Hallman Resume  

Resume, 6.18.11