Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,

Professional Artist with 8 years of progressive experience leading teams of craftspeople in skilled trade duties. A motivating leader with strong organization and time management skills to complete projects in a prompt manner. Outgoing and a selfstarter, looking to drive new ventures in career advancement. Administrative experience with a passion for high energy enviroments and outstanding service.

  • Exemplary Leadership skills
  • Understanding of instructional design
  • Lesson planning and Classroom management
  • Computer proficient/Microsoft Suite experienced
  • Effective listening and positive attitude under pressure
  • Schedule creation and maintenance
  • Employee oversight and delegation
  • Data entry, analysis and reporting
  • Team building
  • Product and service knowledge
  • Inventory management
  • Artistically inclined, creative and efficient
06/2016 to Current Assistant Studio Manager/ Artist Americorps | Stamford, CT,
  • Handled customer inquiries and complaints, telecommunications, sales data input, email correspondence, product sales and in-person studio tours each day in fast-paced environment.
  • Managing reservations, contracts, off-site events, and studio operation.
  • Managed day-to-day operations, including supervision and assignment delegation for studio team.
  • Addressed internal and customer-related issues each day and affected strategic resolutions.
  • Completed thorough opening, closing and shift change functions to maintain operational standards each day.
  • Facilitated on-site staff training and developed processes and procedures to increase accuracy.
  • Inputted customer data into systems, CRM systems, safeguarding financial and personal information to avoid breaches.
  • Automated office operations, managed client correspondence and tracked records.
  • Extended existing customer relationships through extensive communication and tried-and-true marketing strategies.
  • Instruction of classes and sessions to new and returning guests, along with class pre-set up and tear down.
  • General art and lesson plan creation for class instruction. Art creation for studio advertisement and store decor to promote sales.
  • Cash register open/close and cash handling, bar service and maintaining inventory.
  • Custodial and janitorial duties.
06/2012 to 06/2016 Body Artist Team Lead Kaman's Art Shoppes Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Demonstrated full store expertise on merchandise locations, enabling optimum service to inquiring customers.
  • Trained internal staff members on administrative processes, work instructions and procedures to facilitate consistent and seamless company operations.
  • Monitored multiple databases to keep track of all company inventory.
  • Served as high school student body president after being elected student council representative.
  • Produced intricate pieces of art by using paint, henna, charcoal and pencils.
  • Organized portfolios with artistic work to demonstrate abilities and styles to potential customers.
  • Produced imaginative illustrations in efficient and timely manner.
  • Performed duties effectively and without supervision.
  • Mentored other artists on quality standards and improvements.
  • Managed strategic business planning and day-to-day operations
  • Used Excel to document weekly sales, expenses, and other pertinent financial information.
  • Cash register open/close, till count and cash handling.
  • Customer service and sales of product.
  • Achieved Elite Status for topping sales goals for expected period.
08/2014 to 06/2015 Preschool Teacher Assistant H.E.A.T. Homeschool Circuit | City, STATE,
  • Organized and led activities to promote physical, mental and social development.
  • Collaborated with parents to develop and maintain strong support networks and build rapport to foster seamless communication.
  • Identified children in need of extra support for emotional, health-related or developmental concerns and conceived improvement strategies.
  • Taught children foundational skills such as colors, shapes and letters.
  • Enhanced sensory abilities by giving children access to numerous textures and shapes.
  • Implemented hands-on, play-based strategies such as games and crafts for experiential learning.
  • Controlled classroom environments with clearly outlined rules and positive reinforcement techniques.
  • Tracked each child's progress and reported progress to parents.
  • Maintained tidy and clean classroom consistent with safety and health standards.
  • Observed each child to help improve social, mental and behavioral competencies.
  • Guided children to develop artistic abilities by organizing painting sessions and leading projects.
  • Promoted good behaviors by using positive reinforcement methods.
  • Maintained daily records of individual activities, behaviors, meals and naps.
  • Encouraged children to be understanding of others, show good manners and instructed in other social development behaviors.
  • Established indoor and outdoor safe play environments for toddler-age children.
  • Made healthy, well-balanced breakfasts and lunches for children.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2011 High School Diploma | First Colonial High School, Virginia Beach, VA GPA:
Expected in | Biology/Art/Computer Science Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL GPA:

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School Attended

  • First Colonial High School
  • Hillsborough Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Studio Manager/ Artist
  • Body Artist Team Lead
  • Preschool Teacher Assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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