Clay Gonding

Freelance Language Translator & Graphic Designer

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Location:Folsom, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/claygonding
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I'm an American national who spent 20 years living in Denmark. I have 2 major areas of expertise... Danish language/culture, and graphic design. I'm good at what I do, and am actively seeking employment where I can provide my future employer with a motivated professional and further my professional development at the same time.

Employment history

• September 2009 - Present
Graphic Design instructor - IADT Sacramento CA
• April 2009 - Present
Graphic Design instructor - Sonic Training, Alemeda CA
• March 2003 - April 2009
Own graphic design business - Active8 Design, Denmark
• March 2004 - November 2007
Graphic Designer at VELFAC A/S, Horsens, Denmark (www.velfac.dk)
• August 2003 - March 2004
Teacher (maternity leave substitute) at Hvide Sande School, Denmark
Grades 8 and 9, Subjects: English, Danish, Humanities
• April 2001 - August 2002
Teacher (maternity leave substitute) at Fjordvang youth school, Denmark
Grades 9 and 10, Subjects: Art, English, Web-design, Microsoft Office programs
• January 1996 - March 2001
IT-instructor/Web Designer at VIA University College - Århus, Denmark
• 1995-1997
English teacher for LO Århus - Århus, Denmark - evening classes for adults
• 1993-1995
English teacher for children ages 8-12,
summer school courses at Kalø Sproghøjskole (Kalø Language School), Denmark
• 1991-1992
Designer at LEGO, Denamark.
• 1990
Waiter at Herning Convention Center - Herning, Denmark
• 1987-1989
Retail sales, waiter jobs - Fresno, California

Education

• Teaching Credential - VIA University College, Denmark (1994 - 1998) specializing in Art and Music.
• Biology major - University of the Pacific, Stockton, CA (1984 - 1986)
• Biology major - San Jouquin Delta College, Stockton, CA (1982 - 1984)