Lorenzo Abernathy III

Freelance Comic Artist & Drawer

Location:Temecula, California, United States
2 Skills
Objective: A team worker seeking a position that utilizes my creative energy in producing customer satisfied products.

Experience Highlights:

Entrepreneur- Graphic Designer
Meet clients locally or through social media (Facebook, Instagram) and discuss what they want. I then translate the client wishes into finished products on the shoe they prefer, be it Nike, Adidas, Vans, etc. I present my ideas to the customer who may accept the first draft, or indicate a revision. After their final review, the finished product is mailed or personally delivered if local. I create interesting and appealing designs in a timely manner. Familiar with computers and graphic design software. I’m a team player that can also work independently. Have time management skills enabling me to work on multiple projects simultaneously.

Received supplies, equipment, and perishable, semi-perishable, and non-perishable resale items in the receiving area of the commissary. Use a pallet jack or other similar device to remove items from the truck or van; verify shipments by checking shipping documents, reporting discrepancies and damage. Place clearly identified stock in appropriate temporary or permanent storage locations. Replenish depleted stock with incoming items or by obtaining stock from storage area and transporting to shelving or display area. Affix selling price labels generated by computers in a neat and orderly manner, rotating on basis of age and freshness of stock. Clean up broken and spilled items, clean any item(s) in display cases that require cleaning prior to stocking. Clean shelves/display areas on a regular basis. Perform all sanitation tasks in accordance. Required to be able to lift 50+ pounds.

Sales Clerk
Greeted and engaged customers in conversation for purposes of providing sales related assistance. Assisted in the selection of merchandise, and suggested additional items to complement the customer’s selections. Where applicable, offered customers the opportunity to purchase extended product warrantees. Explained coverage, benefits, and price. Interacted with customers and coworkers in a friendly and professional manner, which included adhering to Navy Exchange dress code/uniform standards, and assisting/supporting sales team members to the maximum extent possible. Became knowledgeable regarding merchandise selected; including proper set-up use, care, characteristics of various product price points, warranty coverage, etc. Communicated product-related information to customers knowledgeably and legibly. Ensured assigned areas were fully stocked, and merchandise neatly arranged. Communicated with supervisor, store manager, etc., regarding stock additions, deletions, fast and slow selling merchandise, customer preferences, needs, problems, etc. Participated in department meetings and actively seeks to exchange ideas regarding improvements in customer service, job performance, achievement of store/department sales goals, etc. Completes sales transactions effectively. Thanks customers for their patronage. Maintains a high level of awareness of assigned areas and offers excellent customer service to all patrons. Unpack, stage and move merchandise as assigned. Assisted in creating store displays and in performing periodic inventories. Required to be able to lift 35+ pounds. Performed all other required duties.

Employment History
Ongoing– Entrepreneur
Graphic Designer – shoe designs

October 2013 to Present – Calvin Klein
Sales Associate/Stocker
Supervisor: Dawn (808) 677-2934

November 2009 to January 2010 – Urban Flava, Pearlridge
Customer Service Representative/ Sales Associate
Supervisor: Michelle (808) 488-0909

January 2008 to July 2008 - Scofield Barracks Commissary
Supervisor - Lilly (number unknown)

August 2007 to November 2007 - Hickam AFB Commissary
Supervisor: Ray (808) 4871-8402

March 2007 to June 2007 - YMCA of Honolulu, Mililani HI
Student Aftercare
Supervisor: Kristina Kamalii (808) 625-1040

October 2006 to January 2007 - NEXOM
Supervisor: Sam Languit (808) 423-3264

August 2004 to September 2006 - Schofield Barracks Commissary
Supervisor: Cherina King (808) 781-3380

Computer Skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Illustrator, PowerPoint)
Mastery in Photoshop
Ability to work with several operating systems, including Windows, Mac
Produce, direct, and star in sneaker design demonstration submitted on YouTube

Miliani High School – Graduated 2004
University of Phoenix – Bachelor of Science Degree in Business;
Graduated November 2013.
GPA 3.23
Skills (2) Rating
Comic Art