Jennifer Best

Freelance Photo Editor & Comic Artist

Location:Bronx, New York, United States
2 Skills
40 Woodruff Ave, Apt 211, Brooklyn, NY 11226
Telephone: (631) 796-3216

School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Bachelor of Fine Arts :: Concentration in Fibers & Drawing :: Dec 2010

Make A Frame, 180 Atlantic Ave, Brooklyn, NY :: (718) 875-6150
Feb 2011 - Present

Helping customers design frames that work best with their artwork
Answering the phone and quoting prices for customers
Matting and mounting of artwork
Fitting and finishing final pieces
Showing customers their finished pieces and processing payments

Office Administrator
Limestone Inc, 5596 N Northwest Hwy, Chicago, IL :: (847) 682-8158     
May 2009 – Nov 2010

Answering the phone and working with customers on orders
Invoicing orders and creating shop tickets and drawings
Inventory and shop hour data entry
Organizing papers, invoices and shop tickets
Entering bills into Excel
Processing payments
Organizing owner’s schedule and personal finances

Office Manager
Frame It & Company, 767 Third Avenue, Brooklyn, NY :: (718) 768-7375
Jan 2008 – Jan 2009

Running the factory and making sure everything was done on time and correctly
Ordering supplies and invoicing
Working with customers, other frame shops and vendors
Bookkeeping, including writing and receiving checks, managing the check book
Working with customers to help pick out the appropriate frame for their piece
Matting and mounting artwork, using a Fletcher mat machine
Shipping and packing art prints to other frame shops
Fitting and joining frames
Canvas transfer, transferring paper prints onto canvas
Hiring and training new employees

Sales Representative & Trainer
Berger Bros. Camera, 209 Broadway, Amityville, NY :: (631) 264-4160
Aug 2005 – Jan 2008

Selling cameras, binoculars, telescopes and video cameras
Working with customers to find the right products to fit their needs
Organizing and managing store layout
Helping customers learn how to use equipment to their highest potential
Designing ads and flyers for events


Computer :: Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, internet research, QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions, Excel, bookkeeping, Apple Mac and PC
Framing :: Mating, mounting, fitting, joining, canvas transfer
Drawing :: Sketches, portraits, scientific illustration
Painting :: Murals, abstract, interior
Photography :: Darkroom developing and printing
Fiber :: Sewing, screen printing, weaving
Printmaking :: Lithography, book binding
Skills (2) Rating
Photo Editing
Comic Art