Jonathan Copeland

Freelance Magazine Designer & Multimedia Freelancer

Location:Chester, Virginia, United States
2 Skills
Bachelor of Science in Business December 2010
Norfolk State University, Norfolk, VA
Management Concentration - GPA: 3.0

Norfolk State University Spartan Reflections Yearbook
September 2007 to May 2010
Editorial Staff (Multimedia and Organizations Editor)
-Collaborated creatively with staff to develop annual publication themes and concepts
-Responsible for recruiting photographic team members and managed the coverage of
campus events
-Performed yearbook server management by organizing, updating, and keeping
inventory of photographic//video material
-Reported and wrote feature stories of campus events and was responsible for creating/editing layouts
-Utilized campus television studio to edit, and modify video clips

Norfolk State University Spartan Echo Newspaper
September 2007 to May 2010
Reporter/ Photographer
-Reported and wrote campus based stories
-Photographed subjects and events that accompanied written stories
-Interviewed, researched and made many correspondences in order to develop compelling and captivating stories

Norfolk State Homecoming Fashion Show
April 2008 to May 2010
Assistant/ Model
-Responsible for procuring and returning clothing selections to retailers and preparing looks for the runway
-Managed models and prepared them for the runway
-Photographed shows backstage and during the show for publication purposes
-Involved with set design

Nordstrom, Inc., Richmond, VA
October 2011 to Current
Fashion Jewelry Salesperson
Provide outstanding customer service selling fine jewelry and watches and assist customers with a range of styling decisions

Virginia Department of Taxation, Richmond, VA
April 2010 to Current
Administrative Clerk
Deal largely with legal language and operational processes pertaining to collection activities and tax payer rights.

Naval Exchange Command Headquarters (NEXCOM), Virginia Beach, VA June 2010 to August 2010
Contracting (Food Concessions) Intern
Gained an understanding of procurement processes and business negotiation on a global scale, and performed administrative duties

State Farm Insurance, Virginia Beach, VA
March 2010 to June 2010
Intern/Administrative Assistant
Learned management and marketing concepts while assisting with office organizational management

-Software: Adobe (Photoshop, PageMaker, InDesign, Illustrator), Microsoft Office
(Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Windows Movie Maker)
-Hardware: Cameras (D-SLR, SLR, Digital Point-and-Shoot), Video Recorder, Xerox,
Sewing machine
-Social Networking: LinkedIn, Delicious, Flicker
-Interests: Sketching

-Recognized on School of Business Honor Roll for multiple semesters
-Received Photojournalism Awards from West Potomac High School and Norfolk State
-National Pan-Hellenic Scholar, Northern Virginia Chapter
Skills (2) Rating
Magazine Design