Savannah College of Art and Design: B.F.A. Illustration 3.0 GPA (2006)
Northern Virginia Community College: Web Design Specialist Certificate (2010)
Men’s Wearhouse (Aug 2010-Current)
Senior Customer Service Associate
Responsible for sales and maintenance of all store products and tuxedos. Determine customer needs for tuxedo rentals and assist with fitting and trying on. Hold keys for closing and opening up store. Handle deposits and closing processes.
Darden Industries: Longhorn Steakhouse (Dec 2009-Aug 2010)
Service Assistant (Part time while completing Web Design Certificate Program)
Responsible for greeting and seating guests, answering phones and maintaining dining area. Certified for training new employees. Nominated for best employee of the quarter nationwide. (Nomination attached)
20/20 Companies (June 2009-Dec 2009)
Responsible for selling Verizon Products. Determine customer needs and educate on benefits of product line. Trained new sales staff and consistently exceeded sales expectations. Calmly handled customer complaints with high levels of satisfaction.
Freelance Artist (Oct 2007-Dec 2009)
Graphic Designer-Nichemyah Consulting
Responsible for communicating and designing a digital menu for a local Italian restaurant. Included taking photographs of the food and placing them into digital pieces for customer viewing.
Art instructor- Fairfax County Park Authority
Art instructor- Private Clients
Mural Design and Faux Painting-Private Clients
Signs Now (Nov2007-Oct 2008)
Production and Installation Coordinator (Feb 2008-Oct 2008)
Responsible for producing and installing graphics and signage assuring customer satisfaction.
Customer Service Representative (Nov 2007-Feb 2008)
Responsible for communicating with customers to determine signage needs and to provide estimates. Also responsible for project management of orders from initial inquiry through installation utilizing point of sale database system.
Signs USA: Harrisonburg VA (Aug-Oct 2007)
Graphic Designer and Production Coordinator
Design signage and graphics based on customer communication and marketing needs, produce signs, and prepare for installation.
Part Time and Summer Experience
Front Desk Receptionist for the Compressed Gas Association (Vacation Coverage)
Mural Design and paintings for private clients
American Sign Language (Conversational)
Software: Adobe: Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash (basics), Dreamweaver, Corel Draw
Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook