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Raymond Kilburn

Freelance Comic Artist & Sci Fi Artist

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Location:Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Phone: (304) 886-5040
Website: http://www.facebook.com/rrkilburn
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/raymondkilburn
90
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
Raymond R. Kilburn Jr.

SKILLS

• Expertise in essential computer programs including: Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint.
• Expertise in digital art programs including: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and After Effects.
• Classically trained artist in traditional mediums with expertise in pencils, ink, acrylics, water colors, and oil paints.
• Classically trained Musician; 1st chair classical and jazz alto/tenor saxophone.
• 10 years of proven effective management and leadership skills.
• 6 years of sales experience, always exceeding quotas and often top salesman in district.
• 13 years of experience in providing superior customer service. Make even the most irate customer happy, and they will always come back with friends and family.
• Classically trained Musician; 1st chair classical and jazz alto/tenor saxophone.

EDUCATION
Westwood College Denver, Colorado
2006-2007 GPA: 3.8
• Focus in art and design.

Culpeper County High School Culpeper, Va
1997-2000 GPA: 3.6
• Focus in math, science, art, and music.
• Graduated with advanced diploma.

EXPERIENCE
Carmike Cinemas Charlottesville, VA 2011-Present
COMPLEX MANAGER
• As assistant manager, helped to increase attendance and profitability significantly over previous year.
• As Complex manager, oversaw transition into discount theater with 50% increased attendance by summer season, and exceeded all per capita and Annual Bucket sales goals, despite the opening of a new 14 screen multi-plex just 2 miles up the road.
• Received a 98% on every secret shopper score.
• Received Gold and Silver ratings from reviewers in Charlottesville Family Magazine and shining reviews from the Hook and C-ville Weekly newspapers.

Freelance Graphic Design Artist 2005 – Present
• Band sing for rock band “Legion” Shards of Mirror on sheet metal.
• Created guerrilla marketing ads, pamphlets and posters, for all of my managed businesses to help increase sales.
• Created ink illustration of Holliday Inn (Culpeper, VA) building for their pamphlet and stationary.
• Painted Art Deco welcome sign for the same Holiday Inn; 4’x3’ acrylics on heavy poster board.
• Various oil on canvas and illustrations for local authors book cover art, soon to be published..
• Donated multiple prints of original artwork for sale in silent auction to benefit “Operation Freeflow” to aide in those afflicted by the West Virginia Chemical Spill.
• Volunteered to help organize and execute “Operation Freeflow” silent art auction.

Incentives Magazine Culpeper, VA 2008-2010
GRAPHIC DESIGN AND PAGE LAYOUT ARTIST
• Created new ads and page layouts for local coupon magazine “Incentives”
• Worked with customers to create over 100 magazine advertisements using both existing and originally created artwork and photography.
• Created new logos for 5 businesses.
• Type set and layout of entire magazine, cover to cover.

I3 Sollutions
OUTSIDE GRAPHIC DESIGN ARTIST Sterling, VA 2008
• Commissioned to create a 30 second long Flash animated web banner for client’s website.
• Created an interactive animated informational button set for client’s website.

Online Portfolio

• Oil Paintings:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.391015090974811.91919.391000177642969&type=1&l=3da3106697

• Digital Art:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.391642904245363.92066.391000177642969&type=1&l=5694742c6b

• Ad Design: https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.581564025253249.1073741826.391000177642969&type=1&l=e3881acb25

• Pen and Ink:
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.391640637578923.92060.391000177642969&type=1&l=fab660faca

REFERENCES WORK RELATION PHONE EMAIL

• John Bloemeke Carmike Cinemas DM (919) 225-3322 jbloemeke@carmike.com
• Rebecca Suparna “Operation Freeflow” (434) 282-6139 rivkasuparna@gmail.com
• Katrina Ellyson Lowe’s /art Recipient (540) 829-1997 katrina.ellyson@maine.edu
Skills (2) Rating
Comic Art
Sci Fi Art