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EDUCATION AND CERTIFICATION


Bachelor of Science in Technology-Digital Media/3D Animation, May 2006 - East Tennessee State University
PADI Certified Open Water Diver, July 2006 - Kingsport, Tennessee.
Figure & Life Drawing, 2001 - St. Clair College, Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
High School Diploma,June 2000 - Gatlinburg-Pittman High School, Tennessee.

WORK EXPERIENCE

June 2016 to Present
Soaring Eagles Studio & Gallery – Wears Valley, TN
Graphic Designer
Daily email blasts, website maintenance, online shopping cart updates & cataloguing products.

Feb 2016 to Present
Ripley’s Entertainment – Gatlinburg, TN
Customer Relations
Sales and customer service at Ripley’s attractions of Gatlinburg.

2010 to Present
Snorkeldragon Dimensions (www.snorkeldragon.com)
Business Owner and International Freelance Artisan
Video editing, Voice-Over acting, graphic web design, web hosting, 3D digital modeling/texturing, character design, plush fabrication, basic sculptural miniatures, T-shirt design and textile screenprinting.

May 2015 to Dec 2016
Shopper News/Knoxville News Sentinel – Knoxville, Tennessee
Designer
Layout and design of newspaper. Weekly website/social media maintenance and updates.

Aug 2012 to April 2015
Book Warehouse - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
Keyholder Sales Staff
Opening/closing store, sales, customer service, employee training, cash register and credit card processor troubleshooting, end-of-day accounting, product restocking, and light maintenance.

2008 to 2012
Heirloom Art Studio (and affiliates) - Sevierville, Tennessee
Digital Director
Set up and maintenance of web server, web design creation for Heirloom Art Studio and affiliates, shopping cart alteration of OsCommerce/Zencart, product photography, upload of inventory to websites, writing of all descriptive text, insertion of product specifications, and creation of attributes. Also responsible for computer and peripheral upgrades, maintenance, installation, and troubleshooting.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

■ Fluent in English and French with a basic understanding of written and verbal Japanese.
■ Mac and PC proficient.
■ Capable of troubleshooting both Mac and PC computers as it relates to speed, virus protection, file management, upgrading, and installation of parts and peripherals.
■ Hands-on experience in screenprinting, colour separations, pre-press preparation, and printing processes.
■ Proficient with Adobe Suite products - Photoshop, InDesign, GoLive/Dreamweaver and a mid-level knowledge of Illustrator, vector design, and Premiere.
■ Functional web coding use of HTML, CSS, and entry level PHP, WordPress, and Javascript.
Use of typography and paragraph ruling for print.

Salary expectations: Flexible.
References: Available.