Mary Strause

Freelance Digital Artist & Photo Editor

Location:Rio Rancho, New Mexico, United States
Phone: 505-994-4554
2 Skills
Mary M Strause

To obtain a position in Digital Media with an opportunity to use my skills in Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and digital video editing that offers advancement in my career and skills and will benefit company I work for.

Proficient in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premier and other Adobe Programs.
Fast and Creative thinker.
Strong sense of customer service both in person and on the phone.
Experience working with customers to design original cross stitch packages.
Proficient data entry skills learned at JCP catalog while working as a customer service representative.
Strong time management skills learned from customer service positions and managing online classes.
Comfortable working in PC environment.

Central New Mexico Community College, Albuquerque, NM
Web Design Certificate, Spring 2011 GPA 4.0
COURSEWORK: Courses taken: XHTML, CSS, PHP and Javascript
Media Design AA, Fall 2012 GPA 3.89
COURSEWORK: Courses taken: Photoshop, Photoshop Practicum, Advanced Photoshop, Photoshop Premiere Elements9, Illustrator, Indesign, Flash, and After Effects
Adobe Photoshop Certificate Expected Graduation Spring 2014

JC Penney Catalog Services, Rio Rancho, NM
Customer service representative - November 2005 - August 2009
Provided quality customer service to phone customers while taking orders, tracking orders and problem solving for problems with orders, lost or damaged orders. Relayed customer information and problems to main warehouse and suggested solutions. Contacted customers with results and pending actions.

Homemaker/College Student, Rio Rancho, NM March 1989 - Present
Balanced the demands of caring for my children and my disabled mother with acquiring an education. Coordinated schedules, provided transportation and performed household maintenance while working toward an Associate of Media Design at CNM. Expect to graduate Fall 2012.

Special Skills, Awards, and Abilities
GPA Scholarship Award Semesters Spring 2010 to Present
Invitation to join Phi Theta Kappa
Skills (2) Rating
Digital Art
Photo Editing