Jessilyn Dearborn

Freelance Illustrator & Graphic Designer

Location:Nantucket, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence, RI
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Illustration 2011
GPA: 3.645

University of Vermont (UVM), Burlington, VT
Web Design Class 2008

Computer: Macintosh and PC platforms. Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Bridge, and Microsoft Word.

2D: Hightly trained in a variety of painting and drawing techniques such as watercolor, gouache, acrylic, collage, scratchboard, and pen & ink. Skilled in textile printing techniques such as stamping, hand-painting and silkscreening.

3D: Skilled in a variety of sculptural media such as Sculpey, Plasticine, paper-folding, wire, wood carving, and plaster mold-making. Proficient with Juki Industrial Sewing Machines and fabric manipulation techniques such as pleating, tucking, gathering, smocking, quilting, and various seams.

Audrey Sterk Design, Nantucket, MA
Professional Assistant 2011-present
Brush-in-hand decorative painting on job sites, creating vector files from sketches and pattern repeats in Photoshop and Illustrator, and various administrative tasks.

University of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Office Assistant August 2011
Filing paperwork and data entry.

Girl Zone, South Burlington, VT
Intern, September 2010-April 2011
Create illustrations for online articles.

Admissions Office, RISD, Providence, RI
Tour Guide 2008-2010
Create tours for prospective students and their families.
Answer questions regarding the curriculum, housing, and student life.

Vermont Youth Conservation Corps, Richmond, VT
Corps Member 2008
Work as a part of a team on trail construction and maintenance, watershed restoration, as well as leadership training exercises.

Junior Illustration Show Committee, RISD, Providence, RI
Committee Member 2010
Jury and install artwork.

Art on Main, Bristol, VT
Volunteer Sales Associate, 2009
Basic sales transactions, maintaining gallery cleanliness, greeting and responding to costumer needs, performing tasks and errands.

RISD Illustration Senior Show 2011
RISD Collabustration Show 2010
Vermont Hand Crafters’ Travis Canedy Memorial Scholarship 2010
RISD Junior Illustration Show 2010
Published illustration in How the Light Gets In, poetry anthology 2009
Alfred T. Granger Student Art Fund Scholarhip 2009
“Frame My Future” Competition finalist 2009
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design