Freelance Photo Editor & Graphic Designer

Location:Calgary, Alberta, Canada
2 Skills
Christina Stewart
Calgary AB
Canada T2T 0H1

PROFILE I am an extremely artistic individual with a wide variety of skills and abilities. I
have excellent management and customer service skills. I learn quickly in a team
environment as well as individually. I have the ability to multiple task and problem
solve. I have experience with Microsoft programs, Adobe programs and work well
with computers. I am an organized goal oriented person who loves new challenges.

EXPERIENCE Manager March 2008 - present
Softmoc (The Core, Calgary)

_ Recruited and trained management teams for all Calgary locations
_ Optimized customer service skills, resolved all customer conflicts
_ Maintained a professional environment for customers and staff
_ Kept track of all transfers, receipts orders and invoices
_ Maintained and organized all stock and paperwork
_ Displayed and promoted excellent loss prevention skills
_ Kept audit files up to date and accurate
_ Dealt with all balancing, cash, deposits and banking.
_ Demonstrated excellent problem solving skills, working under pressure and in
fast paced environment
_ Handled shipping and receiving through UPS, and tracked orders and stock
with UPS software
_ Self promoted special events to optimize sales and traffic via Facebook and
_ Utilized artistic abilities for visual merchandising
_ In charge of scheduling and inputting payroll hours
_ Enforced company standards, benchmarks and policies

Head Waitress August 2007 - January 2008
Pizza Hut, Dine In (Prince Rupert, BC)
_ Trained floor staff
_ Utilized serving and bar-tending skills
_ Used and gained customer service knowledge
_ Worked in a fast paced environment
_ Was an excellent mentor and role model for other staff

Assistant August 2006 - June 2006
Jim West Signs (Prince Rupert, BC)
_ Assisted in store customers
_ Helped complete invoices and bills
_ Helped scan and edit images for printing
_ Learned valuable knowledge of paints and different art media
_ Utilized artistic knowledge and assisted in production of layouts and designs
_Completed basic filing and data entry tasks
_ Completed working credits for high-school graduation

Waitress/Hostess July 2006 - August 2007
Smiles Seafood Cafe (Prince Rupert, BC)
_ Utilized and gained customer service skills
_ Worked in an extremely fast paced environment
_ Handled cash and other payments
_ Gained professional serving skills and knowledge
_ Gained basic bar-tending skills
_ Dealt with and resolved customer conflicts
_Maintained a clean and healthy environment

Assistant November 2004 - January 2005
Digital Printing (Prince Rupert, BC)
_ Maintained cleanliness and organization
_ Assisted in graphic design and layouts with Photoshop
_ Helped produce logos and business cards
_ Gained useful customer service skills and knowledge of printing business
_ Assisted in store customers and kept track of messages and deadlines

EDUCATION High-school Honor Graduate September 2001 - June 2006
Charles Hays Secondary

_ Well taught in Adobe Photoshop
_ Experienced with Microsoft word
_ Knowledgeable with POS systems
_ Excellent problem solving skills
_ Exceptional customer service skills
_ Familiar with HTML and basic web design
_ Excellent knowledge of painting and different artistic media
_ Excellent spoken and written English
_ Good typing, data entry and numerical entry skills

_ Received several fine arts awards
_ Volunteered on the Prince Rupert arts council painting murals
_ Volunteered for the SPCA
_ Assisted teaching several Photoshop tutorial classes through high-school
_ Graduated in top 30% of class
Skills (2) Rating
Photo Editing
Graphic Design