Kellen Johnston

Freelance Illustrator & Sculptor

Location:New York, New York, United States
2 Skills
Kellen Johnston

286 Fort Washington Avenue, Apt. 3C, New York, NY 10032
(608) 217.1989 •

To apply the skills I learned while obtaining my Associate’s Degree to help agencies with their creative and photo retouching work.

Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY 5/2011
Associates Degree in Illustration
Graduated Magna *** Laude

Boston University, Boston, MA 6/2007
Summer Art Conservatory

Work Experience
David Bacco Infusions, Madison, WI 12/2008 – 8/2009
Chocolatier, Sales Associate, Restocker
• Crafted artisanal chocolates (tempered chocolate; airbrushed; shelled, filled and capped)
• Welcomed customers and helped them figure out what products they were looking for
• Rang up sales on a cash register
• Opened and closed the store
• Exercised extreme care with the delicate and expensive ingredients

Camp Blackhawk, Elton, WI 7/2005 – 8/2005
Assistant Horse Wrangler
• Ensured that children followed proper safety protocol when dealing with animals
• Displayed organization and neatness while coexisting with fellow Wranglers
• Maintained a positive attitude even in stressful situations
• Worked around the clock: was ready to assist at any moment
• Cared for horses (groomed; saddled; wrangled them in from the field every morning)

Freelance Baker, Madison, WI 10/2007
• Special order for a book club: personally designed and handcrafted a two-tiered golden génoise cake with raspberry cloud cream and lemon buttercream
• Small orders for friends: cookies, cupcakes, chocolates, etc.

Additional Skills
• Proficient in Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, and PowerPoint
• Familiarity and experience in Typography
• Familiar with Excel
• Working knowledge of Firefox and Internet Explorer
• Winner of the Silver Key Award in Scholastic Art, 2009
• Experise in painting, drawing, photography, sculpture
• Great attitude and a very quick learner

- References Upon Request -
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