Jared Paulson

Freelance Comic Artist & Illustrator

Location:Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
2 Skills
Jared A. Paulson
4597 Pitch Pine Lane West #2C, Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 678-8213 creative_impulse@hotmail.com

OBJECTIVE Seeking an Illustration position in a company where I can utilize my graphic and creative skills to provide cutting-edge artwork.

EDUCATION College for Creative Studies, Detroit, Michigan
BFA in Illustration, December 2011

SKILLS Computer Skills Core Strengths: Working Knowledge:
Adobe Illustrator Adobe In Design
Adobe Photoshop Adobe After Effects
Freehand Illustration Corel Painter
Sequential Art Google Sketch Up
Traditional Animation Microsoft Office


DOMINO’S PIZZA, Ann Arbor, Michigan
General Manager & 10% Partner, December 2000-Present
Job Purpose: Maximize profitability in a fast paced environment, making quick decisions creating a comfortable freedom to operate as a personal business.
? Develop comprehensive, measurable goals for each team member that
drives results
? Effectively communicate and promote team member development
? Establish processes and procedures that positively impact Delivery Accuracy, Exceptional Customer Service, Product Management & Handling, and Profit Sharing benefits
? Train, supervise, and lead teams to organize the business according to the Domino’s shared values, standards, policies and procedure
? Maintaining merchandise presentation, customer service and operational functions
? Manage/monitor capital budget, identify and track capital improvements
? 2 time winner of Domino’s Rolex Challenge- Achieved 4 consecutive weeks of target sales while maintaining a 4 Star Operations Evaluation Rating

Graphic Design Specialist, September 1998-September 2001
Job Purpose: Cover art designer with focus on music related projects.
? Interacted with musicians and/or label to get input into the finished album artwork and interior layout
? Drove project development timelines and planned workload to complete finished designs within set deadlines

LITTLE CAESAR’S PIZZA, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Senior Assistant Manager, June 1994-May 1999
Job Purpose: Responsible for directing the daily operations, ensuring compliance with company standards in all areas of operation.
? Supervised in management of day-to-day operations by managing labor, monitoring inventory and supply levels, reviewing financial reports, and developing the restaurant team
? Hired and trained new crew members, and conducted formal evaluations
? Ensured all health and safety codes were maintained as well as cash control and security procedures were handled accordingly.
? Cash control/security procedures, maintaining inventory, managing labor, reviewing financial reports, and taking appropriate actions
? Authority to hire and fire (or participate in decision) team members

13 years raised on 100 cow dairy farm, classic 1980’s cartoons, extensive comic book collection of 25 years, Clive Barker and Stephen King collection, and sushi lover
Skills (2) Rating
Comic Art