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Gina Russo

Freelance 3D Graphic Designer & Photographer

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Location:West Haven, Connecticut, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/ginarusso
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Gina M. Russo
433 Island Lane
West Haven, CT 06516
HM (203) 934-5393 Cell (203)671-6024
girusso@comcast.net
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Objective :

• To acquire a new career in the field of graphic arts.
• To explore new ways to utilize my experience and expertise
• To set high expectations for the company, by being a role model, demonstrating exemplar standards morally and socially through my experience as a teacher and mentor, and to guide the design department to set high goals for the company.

Work Experience:

9/00 – present : Computer Graphic Arts Teacher, East Haven High School,
East Haven, CT
Grades 9 - 12

9/95 - 9/96
: Fine Arts Teacher , East Haven High School, East Haven , CT
9/01 - 9/02 Grades 9 - 12

9/89 – 6/00 : Fine Arts Teacher, Joseph Melillo Middle School,
East Haven, CT
Grades 6 - 8

9/94 – 9/96: Art Teacher, Summer School Program,
DC Moore Elementary School
East Haven, CT Grades K - 8

9/91 – 6/96 Carbone Elementary School, East Haven, CT Grades Pre-K - 4

Professional Achievements & Activities:

• Best Trained Mentor/ Co-operating Teacher
• CRISS Trained
• Founded and coached Cheerleading Squad at Joseph Melilo Middle School for 2 seasons
• Founded and Advisor to Art club, Joseph Melillo Middle School for 8 years
• Student Council Advisor, Joseph Melillo Middle School 9/ 98 – 6/00
• Yearbook Advisor 9/99 – 6/00
• Student Art Show, East Haven High School
• Student Award, Organ & Tissue Donation Contest
• Organized several field trips for Fine Art & Graphic Art students
Gina M. Russo
433 Island Lane
West Haven, CT 06516
HM (203) 934-5393 Cell (203)671-6024
girusso@comcast.net
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Education :

Currently working on 6th year diploma in Educational Leadership with administrative certification. Anticipated completion 2011.
Southern Connecticut State University

04 Gateway Community College, North Haven, CT
Web Design Training

03 Taft University, Watertown, CT
Web Design Training

5/96 Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Master of Science, Art Education

5/88 Southern Connecticut State University, New Haven, CT
Bachelor of Science, Art Education

Exhibit:

97/98 St. Theresa School Art Show, Trumbull, CT

96 Juried Art Show, Far Mill River Club, Stratford, CT

96 Apple Festival, Episcopal Church, Trumbull, CT

96 Juried Art Show, Trumbull Day, Trumbull, CT

Technology Experience:

Macintosh System OSX 10.4 +, Adobe Photoshop CS 4, Adobe Illustrator CS4,
Dreamweaver MX, Adobe Go Live, Adobe Pagemaker, Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Word7, Microsoft Powerpoint7, Microsoft Excel7, Various Browsers and software

Peripherals:
Scanning, Digital Photography, Wacom Tablet, Laser/ Inkjet Printers, Flash Drives,
Burning CD’s

Letters of recommendation available upon request.
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3D Graphic Design
Photography