Sara Chlopecki

Freelance Children's Book Illustrator & Book Illustrator

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Location:United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/sarachlopecki
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$25
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SARA CHLOPECKI (RESUME)

I am a skilled, hardworking, and determined autistic artist/painter/illustrator with a bachelor’s degree in fine art who is interested in creating illustrated content for customers—either hand drawn or digitally. I have worked in many jobs in the past and have developed skills that will be useful for your next big assignment.

WORK EXPERIENCE
AUGUST 2019 – PRESENT
RUNNER/CASHIER, CULVER’S, ELMHURST, IL
• Collaborated with staff members to meet COVID level sanitation standards.
• Maintained a pleasant environment for customers to fulfill their needs.
• Took food orders and delivered them to customers.
JAN 2019 – JAN 2020
ANIMATOR, ANIMATION STUDIO, ELMHURST, IL
• Presented and proposed animation ideas to team members for feedback and approval.
• Composed over 200 pages of hand drawn sheets of paper.
• Operated a scanner and adobe premiere on the mac for editing purposes.

MAY 2016 – MAY 2018
OFFICE WORKER, AMS TRANSACTION SERVICES, CHICAGO, IL
• Processed and handled hundreds of incoming and outgoing letters for clients.
• Reorganized and restored specific office supplies for office workers and staff members.
• Documented a diverse number of items and invoices by client name.

SEPT 2015 – MAY 2018
ACADEMIC MENTOR, AUTISMERICA, GLEN ELLYN, IL
• Interacted with and advised autistic individuals on overcoming disability struggles.
• Worked with other mentors to plan fun and upcoming events for everyone to enjoy.
• Established one-on-one appointments with autistic people for mentoring purposes.

SEPT 2015 – MAY 2018
ACADEMIC MENTOR, AUTISMERICA, GLEN ELLYN, IL
• Read stories to children who had trouble reading and pronouncing words.
• Cleaned and disinfected tables, chairs, cups, and more.
• Played with children during playtime.
• Communicated with children to teach them new words.

EDUCATION
AUGUST 2018 – DECEMBER 2021
BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN FINE ART, ELMHURST UNIVERSITY
GPA – 4.0, Painting in Acrylic and Oil (3 years), Adobe Creative Suite (3 years), Figma (3 years), Illustration (2 years), Animation (1 year)
AUGUST 2015 – MAY 2018
ASSOCIATE DEGREE IN ART, COLLEGE OF DUPAGE
GPA – 4.0, Drawing I and II (Over 5 years), Microsoft Office (Over 5 years), Intro to Sculpture (Under 1 year)

SKILLS
• Attention to Detail
• Brainstorming Skills
• Communication Skills
• Creativity/Creative Direction
• Illustration Skills
• Interpersonal Skills
• Organization Skills • Problem-Solving Skills
• Reading Skills
• Teaching Skills
• Technical Skills
• Teamwork/Collaboration Skills
• Time Management Skills

AWARDS/EXHIBITIONS
• Fall Capstone Exhibition 2021
• Dean’s List – 2019-2021
• Student Honor Roll – 2008-2015