(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Dedicated Artist with many years of experience being a high performing leader. Superb knowledge of the art industry. Self-confident and consistently willing to learn and try out new ideas. Excellent organizational and event planning talents. As a freelance illustrator, I consistently developed innovative techniques to encourage creativity and visual product improvement. Experienced in digital art medium and versatile in thematic experimentation. Highly detail oriented to provide satisfactory experience to clients. Disciplined and productive creative with diverse and varied portfolio showcasing personal evolution in artistic journey.

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator
  • Visual Art Creation
  • Client Relationships
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop
  • Detail oriented
  • Color theory
  • Color correcting
  • Merchandise carrying
  • Lift up to 80 pounds
  • Great spacial reasoning
  • Partially fluent in Welsh
  • Personable/Friendly
Le Cordon Bleu College of Culinary Art Cambridge, MA, Expected in 01/2011 Associate of Arts : Culinary Arts - GPA :
Work History
Paperless Post - Freelance Illustrator
New York, NY, 11/2015 - Current
  • Applied color theory and lighting techniques in drawings and illustrations to add excitement, focus and depth.
  • Cultivated relationships with other artists and internal partners to develop positive rapport for future opportunities.
  • Monitored social media and online sources for industry trends.
  • Made use of materials, such as ink, watercolors, charcoal, oil, computer software, paints, and pencils, to complete unique piece for customers.
  • Consulted with clients to discuss commission ideas and style preferences to create mutually agreeable project parameters.
  • Learned new software packages in addition to traditional art methods.
  • Cultivated positive relationships with clients by maintaining 100% satisfaction rate.
Mccoy's Building Supply - Pet Sales Associate
Cleburne, TX, 05/2012 - 08/2013
  • Increased customer satisfaction by resolving pet and animal related issues.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Spoke to customers regarding lodging, grooming, daycare services and pricing and cross-sold additional items, including pet food, treats and toys.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Provided top-notch customer service to every customer and exceptional care to all animals.
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Managed inventory, ordered new supplies and maintained optimal storage to meet expected needs.
  • Monitored animals for signs of disease, illness or injury and communicated concerns to owners.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
Kohl's - Sales Floor Associate
City, STATE, 02/2012 - 05/2013
  • Coordinated efficient restocking of sales floor with current merchandise and accurate signage for current promotions.
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service and polite support to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Implemented up-selling strategies such as recommending accessories and complementary purchases to boost revenue.
  • Pursued resolutions to achieve complete customer satisfaction, including tracking down hard-to-find merchandise at diverse locations.
  • Prepared merchandise for distribution and placement across sales floor by building pallets and tagging product.
  • Educated customers on promotions to enhance sales.
  • Developed strong rapport with customers and created positive impression of business.
  • Built customer loyalty and retention by delivering excellent shopping experiences.
  • Displayed merchandise by arranging in appealing and orderly way to boost sales.
  • Balanced and organized cash register by handling cash, counting change and storing coupons.
  • Processed POS transactions, including checks, cash and credit purchases or refunds.
  • Awarded “Employee of the Month” in 2012
  • Awarded "Top Credit Seller" for getting customers to sign up for Kohl's Credit card for 3 months straight, 2012
Additional Information

The employment gap between 2013 and 2015 was due to recovery from a benign brain tumor. No on-going issues or relapse.

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