Robert C. Newton
Seeking position as:
Comic Book Artist & Illustrator
I have been drawing since I came into this world and have since taken many types of additional training as an artist over the years. I have utilized my artistic skills in almost every position I have held, whether professionally or just for fun with the other associates.
Other positions I feel I am qualified for:
Furniture Sales Manager, Customer Service Specialist, Retail Sales Manager,
Has performed all of the following, general retail store operation duties, to include, merchandising, selling, cashiering, product assembly, inventory control, freight processing, and stockroom organization, with a strong focus on customer service and driving sales.
Areas of Expertise
I am a talented Commercial Artist with four years of Technical Drawing skills training while attending high school and receiving a Certificate of House Carpentry. In the mid to late 90's I assited in a variety of positions, while working on two separate public access television shows. I performed in front of the camera, as well as, behind the scenes. I later completed two years of Commercial Art / Video production at Tampa Technicai Institute in Florida. I have succeeded in my previous positions by setting examples of high standards of conduct, exceeding others through product knowledge and strong customer relation skills, which resulted in repeat business, and excellent rapport with the local community.
Key Career Accomplishments
Displayed Leadership Qualities through positions I have held, from the start of my career, and has succeeded through a strong work ethic, a deliberate attention to details, and a quest for knowledge through on the job training and further education.
3 years of firefighting skills and training as a team, under the direction of my father, Lt. David L. Newton, retired, and the members of the Newburyport Fire Dept. Ladder Co.
Displayed Carpentry skills and Design expertise while at the Dept. of Environmental Mgmt., which lead to the creation of, and my promotion to Assistant Region 2 Carpenter.
Participated in the remodeling of our branch office, while serving in the US Air force, which lead to our winning Best in Tactical Air Command, 3 out of 4 years.
Promoted to Manager in Training after 1 month, as a driver for Dominos Pizza.
Actively, served as a member of several committees, while at Burdines, including; Activity Committee, Safety Committee, Sku Integrity Committee. Also attended and passed management training classes.
Created award winning t-shirt designs (for corporate runs), and followed through with print shops on the print process, while at Burdines, 3 years in a row.
Successfully crossed over to the print shop at Burdines and ran the AB Dick 9890 printing press, and the ITEK plate maker, supplying 47 stores with signage.
Worked for Professional Craftsmen & Handymen on 5 high skilled projects over the course of 3 months, before the company folded.
Promoted to Associate Furniture Manager, within 2 months, and Furniture Sales Manager, 2 months later, while at Big Lots, and was successful in that position for 10 years.
Managed at least 5 associates, at a time, and 4 departments, while supporting store management and associates, on the closeout side for Big Lots, in 2 different store locations. Frequently assisted other store locations, as well.
Furniture Sales Manager Big Lots (Atlanta, GA) 2000 - 2011
Pizza Delivery Driver Pizza Hut (Sandy Springs, GA) 2007 - 2009
Overnight Stocker (Grocery) Wal-mart (Dunwoody, GA) 2006 - 2007
Overnight Stocker (House wares) Wal-mart (Austell, GA) 2003 - 2004
Order Taker, Prep Cook, Grill Cook Pizza Hut (Tampa, FL) 1990 - 2000
Carpenter (Pro Craftsmen) PC and H (Tampa, FL) 1999 - 1999
Visual Equipment Operator Burdines (Tampa, FL) 1995 - 1998
Warehouse Order Puller Burdines (Tampa, FL) 1990 - 1995
Manager in Training Dominos (Tampa, FL) 1988 - 1990
Fuels Specialist (US Air Force) MacDill AFB (Tampa, FL) 1984 - 1988
Chief Plywood Cutter Barton’s (Salisbury, MA) 1983 - 1984
Assistant Carpenter (DEM MA) Region 2 (State of MA) 1981 - 1983
Call Firefighter (Ladder Co.) Plum Island (Newburyport, MA) 1981 - 1984
Tampa Technical Institute (Tampa FL) Graduated with Honors - 2000
Associates of Science Degree in Commercial Art / Video Production.
Whittier Regional Vo-Tech High School (Haverhill, MA) Graduated With Honors - 1998
Certification in House Carpentry.