Resume: Grover Sanschagrin
Grover A. Sanschagrin
33 Union Square West, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10003
PhotoShelter | New York, NY
Founder, Vice President
Founder of PhotoShelter is the premiere online image archive, sales and distribution vehicle for professional photographers.
[ 01/05 - present ]
SportsShooter.com | Pleasanton, CA
"The Online Resource for Sports Photography" is an online gathering place for sports photographers. Currently working as the business development architect and production lead, as well as designer and director of sponsorship sales. A three-person team built this site from the ground up in less than 4 months.
[ 03/02 - present ]
S2F Online, Inc. | Albany, CA
Founder, Vice President
Provider of interactive services, such as web hosting and custom web application development. Specializing in building products that serve the needs of photography and artist communities.
[ 11/93 - 09/08 ]
altpick.com | New York, NY
This online extension of the Alternative Pick annual sourcebook is designed to connect art buyers to photographers, illustrators, and designers. Responsibilities include creating the business and marketing plans as well as the technical spec for this web-based product. Managed all production resources since the site's creation and through its upgrade history. This website became profitable at the end of its first year. Today, the book has been shut down and the website is the main revenue source.
[ 10/99 - 03/02 ]
Quokka Sports | San Francisco, California
Director, Product Development
Online sports content company Quokka Sports was best known for the production of the "nbcolympics.com" web site during the Summer Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia. I was responsible for the overall design, development and "immersion" of all sponsored content. Built and managed the sponsor product development department, which consisted of 12 people; conducted creative brainstorming sessions with external clients (including Visa, Sears, Intel, General Motors, GE, adidas, Subaru, Compaq and Computer Associates) and Quokka's internal production teams; taught staff members how to identify and develop innovative revenue-producing content.
[ 9/99 - 4/01 ]
The Chicago Tribune | Chicago, Illinois
Manager, Interactive Product Design
Responsible for the direct supervision of 8 full-time interactive advertising staff members. The department produces all of the in-house advertising content within the Chicago Tribune, Digital City Chicago, Metromix and Virtual Communities projects, including special advertising sections, integrated advertiser programming, promotions, marketing partnerships, small-business microsites, tile and banner artwork, and media kits.
[ 9/96 - 9/99 ]
The Jackson Citizen Patriot | Jackson, Michigan
The Jackson Citizen Patriot's daily circulation is 38,000. Duties include: general assignment photo assignments, filling in on the photo and assignment desks; getting photos ready for publication and for postscript output; and Macintosh system troubleshooting and general digital imaging system development, training and streamlining.
[ 11/91 - 3/95 ]
The Ann Arbor News | Ann Arbor, Michigan
Full time (1-year contract) staff photographer for a newspaper with a daily circulation of 50,000.
[ 11/90 - 10/91 ]
Newsday | Long Island, New York
Worked as an intern photographer for the 800,000 daily circulation newspaper. Five of the eleven weeks were spent at New York Newsday located in Manhattan.
[ 6/89 - 9/89 ]
Ohio University | Athens, Ohio
Visual Communication / photojournalism
[September 1986 - June 1990]
Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, New York
Professional Photographic Illustration
[September 1984 - March 1986]