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Rio Carson

Freelance Digital Artist & Japanese Translator

Location:Cave Creek, Arizona, United States
2 Skills
Rio Saadiah Carson
Professional Experience

April 2012 to April 2013
AEON English Language School
(Oita City, Kyushu Island, Japan)
English Teacher
Taught English in Japan to a wide variety of people ranging from 3 to 70 years old. Coached students on how to improve their English; helped them realize their strengths and weaknesses. Adapted to each student's personal language level and goals. Planned out and created special classes. Creatively and successfully solved language barrier issues with stories, drawings, photos and realia.

February 2011 to April 2012
Rio Salado Community College
(Tempe, AZ)
Financial Aid Adviser
Assisted hundreds of students every week both in person and over the phone to improve understanding of Financial Aid in the student population.

January 2010 to February 2011
Hayden Library / ASU
(Tempe, AZ)
Library Security (Student Worker IV)
Successfully reduced the number of thefts and overall crime in the library tremendously by communicating with students and doing regular patrols.

May 2007 to February 2011
Hayden Library / ASU
(Tempe, AZ)
Library Assistant (Student Worker I)
Assisted patrons in searching for books and other material. Worked on my own and as a team in order to successfully complete projects using my own judgement without supervision.
________________________________________________________________________ December 2010
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ
Intermedia Art, Bachelor's Degree
• Graduated *** Laude
• Received a Minor in Japanese
Community Involvement
Spring 2010
Co-created a project called UnLoading Zone whereby students received free amateur haircuts in one of the many parking lots on their way to or from class.
2007-2010 Tutored English to Japanese and Chinese foreign exchange students at ASU.
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Japanese Translation