Carl Neumann

Creative Director
Photographer
Music Journalist

Carl Neumann has a rich and diverse history in the aesthetic arts industries, whereby he is talented in creative design, photography and music journalism, and also highly-experienced in small business management. With these combined talents, he has created over one hundred websites, brochures and corporate videos for small to large national and international companies.

As a portrait, fashion and creative photographer for arts and high-profile music publications, Carl photographs Australian and international artists including musicians, actors, and models, and also company CEOs and events, and he also writes for a number of national music magazines and boasts a very high-profile portfolio.

Curriculum Vitae


Employment

  • 2013 – Present

    Photographer

    Freelance

    As a portrait, fashion and creative photographer for arts and high-profile music publications, Carl photographs Australian and international artists including musicians, actors, and models, weddings, events and company CEOs. Carl also writes for a number of national music magazines and boasts a very high-profile portfolio.

    - Carl Neumann's Portfolio & Stock Photography
    - A&N Wedding Photography

  • 1993 – Present (15 year Hiatas)

    Music Journalist

    Freelance

    Carl has always been a passionate music lover and over the years his knowledge of rock, heavy metal, jazz and blues music has grown profoundly. He has interviewed and reviewed many international and Australian artists for several well-known magazines and websites, including Rolling Stone (Australia), Heavy Mag, scenestr / Scene Magazine, Beat, Time Out, Rave and Inpress. Artists he has interviewed include KISS, Faith No More, Def Leppard, Pantera, Bon Jovi, Motley Crue, Pearl Jam, Tumbleweed, Primus, Henry Rollins, No Doubt (Gwen Stefani), The Cruel Sea, Silverchair, The Tea Party, Andrew G (Host of Australian Idol/Feebles Junky), Powderfinger, Midnight Oil, Kreator, Edguy, Testament, Jeff Beck, Gary Numan, Chick Corea, Iced Earth, Tankard, Finntroll, HammerFall, Hugh Jackman, Peter Dinkley, Chris Jericho, Ugly Kid Joe, Tool, Sepultura, Soundgarden, Helloween, Kamelot, Godsmack, Judas Priest, Yngwie Malmsteen, Megadeth… a constantly expanding list of artists.

    - Carl Neumann Blog/Journal on Tumblr

  • 2003 - Present

    Owner & Marketing Director

    d'Italia

    Direction and control of tailor-made marketing campaigns for d'Italia, which is a large boutique fabric store specialising in current season Italian designer fabric, French lace, fine quality dressmaking, couture and women's tailoring.

    - d'Italia Website

  • 2012 - 2013

    Creative Director & Corporate Salesperson

    Interactive Web Videos

    Directed both creative and video production to create high-quality corporate videos for website and TV. Creative direction for websites and marketing consultation.

  • 2007 – 2011

    Creative Director, Graphic Designer & Salesperson

    AusMarketing Creative Agency

    Serviced Australian and international clients within most types of industries with creative design, website design and development and internet marketing.

  • 2000 – 2005

    Artwork & Picture Frame Salesperson

    Print Decor Gallery

    Advised clients in their homes, offices and the shopfront gallery as to which artworks (prints and original pieces) would fit their environment the best. Once the suitable artworks were found, frames would be custom-designed for those artworks.

  • 1995 – 1998

    Band/Musician Booking Agent

    Coast to Coast Entertainment - Band Agency

    Booked original Australian musicians and bands throughout the eastern coast of Queensland - from Gold Coast to Cairns - including Powderfinger, Regurgitator, Feebles Junky (Andrew G) and other Australian acts.

  • 1993 – 1994

    Clerk & Regional Manager

    Brisbane Dept. Lands - Titles and Deeds - Fax Section

    Worked on a project as a full-time casual, in basic administration and was later promoted to manage the state's faxing section.

Skills

It's difficult to put production levels into a bar chart. But, here are some simple indications of Carl's personal strong points.

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Indesign
  • Writing
  • Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Project Managment

Recognition

Life is a course-room for Carl, he is dedicated to learning and bettering his abilities.

  • New York Institute of Photography Course

    Certificate in Advanced Photography (in-progress)

  • GUEST ON RRR

    Covered a number of topics, primarily Australian artists.

  • GUEST ON JJJ

    Promoted Coast to Coast Entertainment and Australian bands.

  • GUEST ON ZZZ

    Guest DJ on several shows here and there.

  • Radio Show Host - Australian Artists

    Noosaville FM

Hire Carl as a Photographer, Music Journalist or Creative Director.

Carl has several projects presently locked in till the end of 2015; however he can work in smaller projects.
Contact Carl to find out his current postion.
Phone +61 3 8060 9422 or E-mail using the form below.

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