OBJECTIVE

To use my experience, creativity and an artistic touch to perform the best that I can for my employer and myself.

SKILLS

PHOTOGRAPHY • DIGITAL ART & DESIGN • PAINTING (oil & watercolor) • CARTOONING • BASIC HTML, CSS & WEB DESIGN • BOOK LAYOUT & SELF PUBLISHING • MAC & PC

COMPUTER SOFTWARE

MAC OSX • WINDOWS • IOS • PHOTOSHOP • INDESIGN • LIGHTROOM • MANGA STUDIO • PAINTER • APERTURE • IMOVIE • PAGES • WORD • EXCEL • PREMIER PRO Currently Learning: ILLUSTRATOR • AFTER EFFECTS

INTERESTS

RAILROADS • PHOTOGRAPHY • THE CREATIVE ARTS • LEARNING • COMICS & CARTOONS • COMPUTERS • AUTOMOBILES • DRIVING • OUTDOORS • HIKING • CAMPING • CYCLING • MUSIC & RADIO • HISTORY

AWARDS & RECOGNITION

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA: Eagle Scout • D&E STUDENT ART COMPETITION: Honorable Mention • ACCEPTED INTO THREE JURIED ART COMPETITIONS

EDUCATION

LYNDA: Currently enrolled in online courses to better my knowledge and learn new skills.
http://www.lynda.com/AllCertificates/User/3134193/

MONTGOMERY COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE: Certificate of completion in Adobe InDesign CS5, 2012

DAVIS & ELKINS COLLEGE: BA in Art, History Minor 1999-2003
ALPHA PHI OMEGA • STUDENT ASSEMBLY • RADIO STATION • NEWSPAPER • ART CLUB

EMPLOYMENT

THE CHAMBERS GROUP COPY CENTER MANAGER 2007-Present

Run copy jobs on five high-speed digital photocopiers. Prepare electronic files for print. Deliver and supply paper throughout two separate offices. Hardware support and general maintenance on all copiers. Print and bind reports and booklets including the reports for the board of directors. Organize and prioritize copy projects as they arrive.

BLUEBERRY ARTS ARTIST/OWNER 2003-Present

Doing business as Blueberry Arts, attends arts and craft shows as well as comic conventions to promote personal art, photography and comics. Has successfully self published two print collections of a web-comic with a third book on the way. Has designed and maintained websites to promote and sell creative works.

RITZ CAMERA MANAGER / ASST. MANAGER / SALES 2004-2007