Thaddeus Draheim

Freelance Comic Artist, Artist, & More

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Location:Columbus, Ohio, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/thaddeusdraheim
8
Kudos
3.0
4 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
QUALIFICATIONS: Highly trained and dedicated artist highly proficient in illustration and design. Exceptionally skilled in maquette making and character design.

EDUCATION:
SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN, Atlanta, GA
B.F.A. in Sequential Art 3.4/4.0 GPA 2009-2012
Senior Project:

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT STATE UNIVERSITY, New Britain, CT
B.A. Art/Illustration (Art History Minor) 3.2/4.0 2000-2005
Senior Project: Collective works of acrylics on canvas.

ART SKILLS
• Drawing (charcoal, pencil, pen and ink)
• Painting (acrylic on canvas and paper, watercolor)
• Design and execution of mural painting
• Maquette making
• Panel Design, Page Design and Lettering for Comics
• Studied Storyboarding
• Digital photography

COMPUTER SKILLS
• Adobe Creative Suite (Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator; Familiar with InDesign, After Effects, and Dreamweaver)
• Microsoft Office
• Adept at both Mac and PC computer systems.
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:
SARGE’S COMICS, New London, CT 2008-PRESENT
Freelance Artist:
• Display/Sell Original Artwork: Acrylics on Canvas
• Accept commission work referrals.

THE BRICK ART GALLERY, Essex, CT 2005-2008
Artist:
• Monthly Gallery Shows
• Displayed/Sold Original Artwork: Acrylics on Canvas

CONNECTICON, Hartford, Connecticut 2005-PRESENT
Artist:
• Participant of Artisan Alley
• Display/Sell Original Artwork: Acrylics on Canvas
• Sell Prints of Original Artwork

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:
TARGET, Columbus, OH 2012-PRESENT
Guest Service Associate (Shift Supervisor)
• Coordinate the tasks and break schedules of 10-20 team-members
• Resolve disputes with customers
• Responsible for tending to the cash office: set-up register drawers with their starter fund, prepare the bank deposits, order cash and organize on-site safe.
• Train new employees as cashiers, guest services, cash office, and food ave.

TOYS R US/BABIES R US, Columbus, OH 2010-2012
Customer Service Seasonal Support
• Cashier/Stockroom/Customer Service

THE COLUMBUS ZOO AND AQUARIUM, Columbus, OH 2009-2010
Customer Service/Merchandizing (Gift Shop)
• Customer Service/Sales
• Opening/closing procedures
• Assist with stocking, inventory and floor set designs

THE STOP & SHOP SUPERMARKET CO., LLC 1997-2009
Customer Service Department Head:
• Shift supervisor managing several employees
• Responsible for large amounts of cash
• Oriented new employees
• Mentored employees with cognitive impairment
Various Positions: Started in high school as a cashier. Worked through undergraduate school in positions of increasing responsibility. Floated to various departments as needed including: Front-end, Pharmacy, Florist, Bakery

REFERENCES:

Mark Strathy MFA Chris Schweitzer MFA Doug Dabbs MFA
Professor Professor Professor
Dept. of Art Sequential Art Sequential Art
Central CT State University SCAD SCAD
Strathym@ccsu.edu cschweiz@scad.edu ddabbs@scad.edu

References from current employer available upon request.

PORTFOLIO:
Artwork can be viewed at: crackedcub2.wix.com/Thaddeus-draheim
Skills (4) Rating
Comic Art
Art
Drawing
Illustration