Seeking a career in a creative, fun environment that offers opportunities for growth, both professionally and personally.
Bachelors of Fine Arts in Digital Media Production
Illinois Institute of Art - Schaumburg, Illinois
Apr. 03 - Mar. 07
Communication - Enjoys sharing knowledge and actively listening to assist others to achieve goals, find opportunities, and implement solutions.
Problem Solving - Resolves in-depth queries in a methodical manner, independently and with team members, to efficiently find resolutions.
Flexibility - Quickly learns new concepts and procedure and adapts well to change.
Multi-Tasking - Comfortable under pressure, with the ability to focus on multiple issues at once.
Organization - Takes pride in doing work in a timely and professional manner with a high attention to detail.
Creativity - Knowledgeable in Motion Graphics & Animation, Cinematography, Photography, Directing, Editing, Sound Design, & Interactive Design.
Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro, Dreamweaver, ProTools
Freelance, Nov. 11 - Present
Lead Graphic Designer
Concept One Media, Inc., Downers Grove, IL. Apr. 07 - Nov. 11
Worked directly with clients to create effective motion and static designs for various marketing, training, and entertainment projects. Managed all graphic production and guided staff to complete projects under deadline.
Sales Associate - (Key Holder)
Sunglass Hut Int., Schaumburg, IL. Aug. 03 - June 07
Assisted guests in a single coverage environment by connecting with their individual needs through engaging interaction and education on product offerings. Completed daily operational responsibilities including all opening and closing procedures, inventory management, special orders, and maintaining standards for store appearance.
Mach 1 Food Shop, Effingham, IL. Oct. 02 - Apr. 03
Responsible for all convenience store operations including customer service and daily upkeep.
Niebrugge Oil, Effingham, IL. Jan. 00 - Aug. 02
Responsible for day to day store operations, including scheduling, training, and supervising employees. Implemented daily operating procedures to ensure store was clean, adequately stocked, organized, and well kept. Took ownership of store profits and controllable expenses including labor and inventory levels. Motivated, encouraged, and challenged store cashiers to create enjoyable experiences for guests and exceed company expectations.
Effingham Signs & Graphics, Effingham, IL. Oct. 01 - Mar. 02
Designed and created personal and business signage by utilizing software and various materials.
Artimation 2006 - Best Narrative Award for “Frames”
References are available upon request.