Resume

Profile

Excellent communication and organizational skills. Dedicated and hardworking. Always up to date on latest technologies. Completes tasks in efficient manner. Team player who likes to work with people for the good of the company. Spent time in various forms of customer service and working with others to find solutions.

technical proficiency

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, XD); Affinity Photo for iPad;  Affinity Designer for iPad; Apple (Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Mac OS, iOS); Microsoft (Word, Excel, Powerpoint); WordPress

design proficiency

Fine art photography, and photo retouching. Ad layout and design. Digital Illustration. Logo and Identity Design. Menu design & graphics for restaurants. WordPress Web Design.

education

Harper College 

AAS Graphic Arts Design – Graphic Design, May 2018

Graphic Arts Design Certificate, May 2018

University of Wisconsin -La Crosse

Bachelor ofArts in History & Photography, May 2007

experience

Freelance Graphic Designer;  2012–Present

Redesigned Menus for Grove Kitchen. Designed updated website for Loring Kitchen & Bar. Created logo, business card and letterhead for Prout International, IP, LLC. Designed tableside Guacamole Sign for Salsa 17, and t-shirt designs to be worn by employees and sold to public. (Updated work history Here)

Freelance Photographer and Photo editor; USA – 2007-Present

Photographing and photo editing for personal and professional projects since receiving photography degree in 2007. Usually using DSLR camera and Photoshop. Recently experimenting with iPhone and Affinity Photo. Well versed in all photo editing and can deliver on whatever design is needed.

Bookseller, Barnes and Noble; 2011-2013

Assisted in different departments as needed. Assisted customers with finding books. Keeping sales floor clean & organized. Also shelved, scanned, & sorted various sections of sales floor.

Optician, Oak Hill Eyecare; 2010-2011

Helped customers after their eye exams to determine the correct glasses and lenses and frames. Helped fit customers with correct eyewear for their needs.

Optician, US Vision (JCPenney Optical); 2007-2010

Worked one on one with customers to receive glasses that best suited their needs. Completed daily paperwork and sales tracking, for accounting and district manager. Found solutions to customer complaints & issues.

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