Andrew Leta

Freelance Graphic Designer & Children's Book Illustrator

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Location:Toms River, New Jersey, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/andrewleta
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OBJECTIVE:
To obtain a position that will enable me to use my expertise as an illustrator, designer, and business major to help promote the company’s objectives and policies with effective and unique graphics for a lasting impact on the client.

EDUCATION:
Kean University
Union, NJ
Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Communications and Business Management
Minor in Business Management
Graduation: May 2011; *** Laude
Cumulative GPA: 3.576

Relevant Courses
HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT
DIGITAL IMAGING
SMALL BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
PRE MEDIA SYSTEMS
ANIMATION I & II
PRINTING PRODUCTION WORKSHOP
EXPRESSIVE IMAGING
ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Ocean County College
Associate of Science in General Education
Graduation: May 2008

WORK HISTORY:
GameStop, Brick, NJ
Senior Game Advisor, August 2008 to Present
• Train new employees, manage employees on sales floor, attend weekly conference calls, inventory
control, delegate tasks and access safe
• Provide customer service and promote sales; set floor displays
• Provide and complete exciting marketing for new products

Wawa, Brick, NJ
Sales Associate, May 2009 to March 2010
• Provide customer service and promote sales; tend to deli counter and consistently restock items

Shop Rite, Wall, NJ
Deli Clerk, March 2006 to August 2008
• Provide customer service and promote sales; tend to deli counter and consistently restock items

INTERNSHIP:
Rough Sketch Studios, Haddonfield, NJ
October 2010 to May 2011
• Layout, design, illustrate, and color comic pages for print media

PROFESSIONAL WORK:
• Color work for the comic “DLG: Daddy’s Little Girl” for Rough Sketch Studio. May-July 2011
(Expected release September 2011)
• Printed illustration and design for Rough Sketch Studios. 2010 – Present (Clients include And1 and
Arcana Comics)
• Freelance business branding, graphic design, illustration and animation for The Business Image, LLC;
2005-Present
• Tee-shirt, album artwork and logo designs for New Jersey hard rock bands, Disaster Fantastic and 9-11.
2010-2011
• Illustrated pictures for www.dealershipimages.com marketing campaign. Used for mailed pieces and
website landing page. 2010
• Created original album art for Australian rock band Rocket Surgery. 2010
• Created logo for Environmental Concepts, Inc., located in Florida. 2009

RELEVANT SKILLS:
MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Internet applications
Adobe Photoshop CS5, InDesign, Illustrator and DreamWeaver
Corel Draw and PhotoPaint
QuarkXpress
Macromedia Flash

STRENGTHS
Strong managerial and leadership skills
Highly motivated with great interpersonal skills to motivate others
Working with people of diverse backgrounds in a team setting in addition to working well
independently
Design documents with strong graphical impact

ACTIVITIES
Leta Kids’ Pumpkin Express, Founder, Organizer, Artist and Participant
Juvenile Diabetes Fundraiser, annual since 1994

The Steaming Pipe, Kean University’s monthly student newspaper
Created cartoons, comics and graphics, 2008-2011

REFERENCES:
Available upon request