SKILLS & ASSETS

Artistic Skills

DIGITAL ART

 

  • Raster Based Illustrations
  • Vector Based Illustrations
  • Digital Photography
  • Image Editing and Manipulation
  • Video Editing

 

TRADITIONAL ART

 

  • Observational Drawing
  • Perspective Drawing
  • Life and Nature Drawing
  • Mixed Media - Pencil, Pastel, Acrylics, Watercolor

Software Skills

Human Skills

PROJECT COORDINATION

 

  • Proven ability to draft preliminary designs, collect and create media resources, and finalized into a finished product
  • Excel at creating new designs from scratch including logo design, icons, and layouts
  • Creative intuition with critical design concepts including maintaining balance, depth, form, and content with the use of shape, value, and color.
  • Capable of managing projects in an order of specified priorities and meet specified deadlines in a timely manner
  • Ready to be an engaging participant in coordinating with other team members and deliver executables to the project
  • Successfully demonstrated an ability to follow and create brand standards and guidelines to ensure consistency in all design projects maintain familiarity

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT

 

  • Extensive experience with leading and directing others in workplace
  • Successful at providing detailed training materials and resources

 

 

TECHNOLOGICAL ABILITIES

 

  • Continuously trained and practiced with desktop and mobile computer technology
  • Familiarity with safe Internet practices and management of confidential information in any IT environment
  • Core maintenance and repair skills with computer software and hardware

EDUCATION

The Arts Institute of Pittsburgh - Online Division

 

  • In Progress - Expected Class of 2020
  • Bachelor of Science Graphic Design Degree
  • President’s List Honor Roll (4.0 GPA)
  • National Technical Honor Society Member
  • Kappa Pi Honor Society - Eta Sigma Chapter Member

Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning Courses

 

  • Photoshop CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics
  • Muse CC 2017 Essential Training
  • Dreamweaver CC 2015 Creating a First Website
  • Illustrator CC 2018 Essential Training
  • After Effects CC 2018 Essential Training: The Basics

EXPERIENCE

The Summit Windsor - Performance Entertainment

 

  • Media Specialist
  • July 2014 - Present
  • Graphic Design, Illustrations, Social Media

NAMCO USA, Inc - BANDAI NAMCO Group

 

  • Service Manager
  • April 2009 - May 2014
  • Arcade Location and Route Management, Marketing, Graphic Design, Social Media

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