Regina Kohlbecker

Freelance Illustrator & Children's Book Illustrator

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Location:Edison, New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/reginakohlbecker
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PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
Highly experienced childcare professional. Warm, enthusiastic, strong organizational skills, an empathy with children, able to relate to children and parents. Excellent listening skills, oral and written communication. Able to make decisions independently and quickly.

SKILLS AND STRENGTHS
• Patient, reliable, creative, attentive
• Works well with children, including infants
• Some knowledge of Photoshop and paint pens
• Skilled in freehand illustration, utilize simple painting style of flat painted work combining abstract and representation with a strong emphasis on color value

EDUCATION
Penn Foster March 2012
Child Development Associate Certificate

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY May 2005
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Illustration

WORK EXPERIENCE
Tutor Time, Edison, NJ January 2012-present
Assistant Teacher
• Assist the head teacher in infant through pre-school classrooms with daily lessons
• Provide individual help and attention to children when needed

EZ Trap, Edison, NJ May 2003-December 2007
Packer
• Assembled PVC condensation traps for air conditioners
• Packed and shipped orders via UPS and FedEx Standards

A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts July 1999-present
Front End Supervisor
• Supervise staff of 6 cashiers
• Provide quality customer service to store patrons in person and on the phone
• Process returns and issue rain checks
• Operate cash register by handling monetary exchanges of cash, credit or check
• Promote and register patrons for arts & craft classes

MEMBERSHIP
• Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators
• National Child Care Association

FIELDWORK
• Designed, created and painted scenery for productions at Saint Matthew’s in Edison, NJ
• Created, wrote and illustrated personalized children’s books
• Assisted teaching children’s crafts at different functions