OBJECTIVE
My career goal is to obtain a position in animation where I can utilize my drawing and designing skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Applications
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash; Autodesk Maya; Corel Painter; MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Web Languages

HTML, CSS, JavaScript

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

August 2012-Present      Concept Artist/Developer, Maia Video Game, Arizona

                                                  • Used Adobe products to create playfields, backgrounds, title screens, user interfaces, concept art and banners.
                                                  • Maintain the Maia social media pages.
                                                  • Gained a better understanding of effective and efficient team work.



April 2009-August 2011     Assistant Manager, Atomic Comics, Phoenix, Arizona
                                                  • Created displays and organized the shop
                                                  • Supervised and coordinated activities of workers
                                                  • Demonstrated good communication and people skills to assist with great customer service
                                                  • Gained in-depth knowledge about publishers, writers and artists of the comic book industry
                                                  • Processed new inventory and back stock
                                                  • Maintained the Atomic Comics social media sites (Facebook, Twitter and MySpace)


July 2007-June 2008         Intern, Totally Coached, Inc., Scottsdale, Arizona
                                                  • Designed banners and graphics for websites:
Totally Coached, Inc. and Intrinsic Coach
                                                  • Transcribed phone calls
                                                  • Handled business calls and e-mails
                                                  • Had the opportunity to understand the inner workings of a small business

EDUCATION

January 2009-Present       Bachelor’s Degree, Arizona State University
                                                  • Major in Graphic Information Technology with a focus in animation and video game art
                                                  • 3.6 GPA


August 2006-Dec 2008    Associate’s Degree, Scottsdale Community College
                                                  • Focus on Graphic Design and Art
                                                  • 3.8 GPA


August 2002-June 2006    HS Diploma, New School for the Arts and Academics



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