Anastasia (Stacey) Pleasant
Award-Winning Photo Editor, Producer, Researcher, Consultant, Collaborator www.anastasiapleasant.com
- Greater New York City Area
Anastasia (Stacey) Pleasant's Overview
- Photo Editing by Anastasia Pleasant at Client - Adrianna Papell Group
- Photo Editing by Anastasia Pleasant at Client - Time Inc. Content & Marketing Strategies
- PHOTO PRODUCER & EDITOR at Photo Editing by Anastasia Pleasant
- Photo Editing by Anastasia Pleasnt at Client - Merrill Lynch Private Banking Investment Group
- Photo Director at Epsilon/ Alliance Data
- Business Development Manager at Pictopia
- Director of Photography at Doubledown Media - Trader Monthly
- Photo Editor at Institutional Investor
- Director of Photography at Goodman Media Group, Inc.
- Freelance Photo Editor at photo editing by Anastasia Pleasant
- Photo Editor at Your Company (Time Warner/American Express)
- Web Consultant at CondeNet
- Cover Photo Editor at Newsweek
- Picture Editor at TV Guide Magazine
- Assistant Photo Editor at Entertainment Weekly
- Photo Researcher at Manhattan Inc. Magazine
- Account Executive/ Photo Researcher at The Image Bank
- Photo Research Assistant at Random House
Anastasia (Stacey) Pleasant's Summary
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WHAT I DO: I am a Photo Producer & Editor that loves the collaborative creative process. There is nothing better that finding the perfect photographer or stock image to make an idea come alive! I help brands, businesses and individuals with photo & video shoot production, coordination and photo research for editorial, marketing and advertising projects. To see samples of my work, please visit: www.anastasiapleasant.com
HOW I DO IT: I am an award-winning Photo Producer & editor with international and domestic experience. Projects vary from 1-person portrait sessions to shoots with over 70 people from 12 countries, to 30 shoots in 30 days. The range of photography includes fashion, celebrity, sports, business, conceptual photo illustration, architectural, lifestyle, and fashion B-roll video.
SCOPE: Fortune, Time, Money, Sports Illustrated, CNNMoney.com, CNBC, Adrianna Papell Group, Psychology Today, Merrill Lynch, American Express, Institutional Investor, The Wall Street Journal, The Phillip Johnson Glass House, TIAA-CREF, TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly, Newsweek, Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates, American Express.
AWARDS: Society of Publication Designer’s Award Winner, Folio Ozzie Gold Winner, Folio Eddie Gold Winner, Jersey Shore PR & Advertising Association Jasper Awards Best of Show & Gold Winner Communications Arts Award Winner, American Society of Business Publications Editors Silver min Integrated Marketing Award Winner, APEX Award Winner.
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AKA/Common misspelling: Stacy Pleasant
Specialties: Photography editor, creative director, project management, strategic planning, contract negotiation, location scouting, styling, coordinator, casting, budget management, publishing, image editing.
Anastasia (Stacey) Pleasant's Experience
Photo Editing by Anastasia Pleasant
Client - Adrianna Papell Group
November 2010 – Present (3 years 11 months)
Photography Director, Producer, Manager and Coordinator for Spring, Fall, and Bridal Lookbook and video shoots for this elegant ready-to-wear collection for women of all ages. Brands include Adrianna Papell, Aidan Mattox and Hailey Logan.
Photo Editing by Anastasia Pleasant
Client - Time Inc. Content & Marketing Strategies
March 2010 – Present (4 years 7 months)
Photo Editor, Producer and Researcher for advertorials for Sports Illustrated, Fortune, Time, Money, CNNMoney.com. Clients include McDonald's, Canon, Olympus, NUL, GMC, Raymond James, Allied Wallet, Foresee, Red Cross, Girl Scouts, Wounded Warrior, Indy 500,
Hyundai, Catapult, NCAA, Novartis, Powerade, National Minority Supplier Development Council.
PHOTO PRODUCER & EDITOR
April 2008 – Present (6 years 6 months)
Photo shoot production. Stock photography research.
Editorial, advertising and marketing projects.
• Turn-key outsourced photo shoot coordination
• Award-winning Photo Producer & Editor
• Worldwide Photography Network
• Creative Direction
• Fee & contract negotiation
• Location scouting
• Strategic planning
• Account management
• Quality control
• Stock photography research
• Images delivered on time and on budget
Fortune, Time, Sports Illustrated, Merrill Lynch, Newsweek, TV Guide, Entertainment Weekly, Institutional Investor, The Wall Street Journal, Century 21 Fine Homes & Estates, Adrianna Papell, Aidan Mattox, Hailey Logan, CNBC, Computer Associates, American Express, Philip Johnson Glass House, Merrill Lynch, Paul Fredrick, TIAA-CREF, Excel Builders and Psychology Today
Photo Editing by Anastasia Pleasnt
Client - Merrill Lynch Private Banking Investment Group
November 2010 – May 2014 (3 years 7 months)
Photo Editor, Producer, Coordinator and Researcher for relaunch of Merrill Lynch's Private Banking Investment Group website, as well as for their various teams across the United States.
Epsilon/ Alliance Data
2006 – 2008 (2 years)
Met with clients to collaborate, visualize and plan projects. Produced photo shoots, assigned illustrations and researched stock photography for this marketing and custom publishing company. Created and curated web galleries for client review, managed billing and budgets for multiple accounts .Clientele included: American Express, CMP Publishing, King Fish Media, Stride Rite and The San Diego Zoo.
Business Development Manager
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; Online Media industry
2005 – 2006 (1 year)
Developed new business for this online print fulfillment company by signing up 40+ newspapers
through The Gannett Company, The Smithsonian Institution, Road & Track, and The Harvard Crimson. Led contract negotiations and worked as curator of photo galleries for clients.
Director of Photography
Doubledown Media - Trader Monthly
2004 – 2005 (1 year)
Director of Photography as part of launch staff for Trader Monthly Magazine. Set up photo department as well as implemented image and billing systems. Hired photographers and produced shoots, including scouting, permit procurement, prop set-up, and catering.
Cast models for fashion shoots. Led contract and rate negotiations. Forged and maintained partnerships with major photographers. Consistently secured deliverables under budget.
Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; ERM; Publishing industry
1999 – 2004 (5 years)
Introduced a “fresh” art direction to the photography that included personal interests of the subjects, winning magazine awards for the first time in 30 years. Served as photo editor of a new hedge fund magazine. Assigned and researched photography worldwide. Photographed staff and still-life images. Led negotiations and operational system implementations.
Director of Photography
Goodman Media Group, Inc.
1998 – 1999 (1 year)
Director of Photography for a stable of magazines that included Log Homes Illustrated, Timber Homes Illustrated, Country Accents, and FIT. Assigned, styled, produced, and cast shoots. Photographed staff writers and was a contributor for FIT. Supervised associate photo editor; maintained a photo library; and managed budgeting and billing.
Freelance Photo Editor
1998 – 1999 (1 year)
Produced photo shoots and researched stock images. Clients included Business Week, Good Housekeeping, Woman’s Day Special Interest Publications, McCall’s, and Wall St. Journal.
Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Online Media industry
1995 – 1995 (less than a year)
Directed photography initiatives for the launch of Epicurious.com, the first website at CondéNet, while leading contract negotiations. Assumed control of photography, significantly saving operational costs.
Cover Photo Editor
Public Company; 201-500 employees; WPO; Publishing industry
1994 – 1995 (1 year)
Cover Photo Editor for domestic and international editions. Led typesetting, negotiations, and proofing processes. Supervised the assistant picture editor. Produced cover shoots varying from Paul Newman to a dinosaur exhibition at the Museum of Natural History by Louis Psihoyos, which won a Communications Arts Award.
Privately Held; 51-200 employees; GMST; Publishing industry
1991 – 1994 (3 years)
Redefined the direction of the magazine. Generated story ideas and negotiated contracts with photographers. Set up photo departments in New York, Los Angeles, and Philadelphia.
Assistant Photo Editor
Public Company; 51-200 employees; TWX; Publishing industry
1989 – 1991 (2 years)
Part of the original launch staff that established the visual direction of the magazine. Researched photography for cover stories, features, special issues, and review sections.
Photo Research Assistant
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Publishing industry
1987 – 1987 (less than a year)
Photo Research Assistant for the College Textbook Division of Random House. Researched and organized photos, did photo retouching. Photographed unique concepts for various authors.
Anastasia (Stacey) Pleasant's Skills & Expertise
- Photo Shoot Production
- Creative Direction
- Image Editing
- Photo Research
- Photo Editor
- Portrait Photography
- Fashion Photography
- Editorial Photography
- Photo Shoots
- Location Scouting
- Art Direction
- Digital Photography
- Commercial Photography
- Fine Art Photography
- Travel Photography
- Image Manipulation
- Studio Lighting
- Digital Media
- Graphic Design
- Social Media
- Event Photography
- Photo Director
- Project Coordinator
- Photo Manager
- Project Manager
Anastasia (Stacey) Pleasant's Education
Anastasia (Stacey) Pleasant's Additional Information
I love growing flowers, playing at the beach and being in nature. I photograph landscapes and magical moments in my garden. You can see samples of my personal photography on my Instagram account http://instagram.com/anastasia_pleasant, @anastasia_pleasant.
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