Independent Study Intern resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Expected in 05/2024 Master's of Fine Arts | Art & Design Lesley's University, Cambridge, MA, GPA:

Accepted - November 2022

Expected in 12/2022 Bachelor of Science | Digital and Studio Arts The State University of New York, Oneonta, NY, GPA:
  • 3.91 GPA
  • Dean's List, Spring 2022
  • Provost's List, Fall 2021
  • Study abroad (Summer 2022) at the American College of Greece in Athens, Greece | Greek Art & Greek Philosophy
  • Awarded 2022 Susan Sutton Smith Award for Academic Excellence
  • 2022 Carrie Krumholtz-Liebman ’92 Scholarship Recipient
  • 2022 Global Connectedness Scholarship Recipient
  • National Society of Leadership and Success Member since 2021
  • Bibliography Society of America Scholarship Member since 2021
  • Independent Study: Illustration of the Romanian Fundamental Myths - Ewe Lamb (the cosmogonic myth), The Flyer (the erotic myth), The Builder Manole (the sacrifice myth), and Trajan and Dochia (the ethnogenesis myth). Being of Romanian origin triggered my curiosity about the four Romanian myths which were fundamental to the Romanian culture. These myths have never been all illustrated by the same artist, so I wanted to take on the challenge of representing them in my own way and make this my next step milestone as an Art senior student.
  • Publication: Poems Book - Primavara Tanara by Alice Stoicescu, Illustrations by Alex Cea. Role: cover design and inside illustrations. The poem book was written in Romanian during and shortly after the 1989 revolution and is about a teenage girl’s imaginary experience of falling in love with a mythical creature. The book content has connections with two of the four fundamental Romanian myths: the Flyer and the Ewe Lamb.
  • Extracurricular Activities (2022): ROAKETIN Inc. marketing ad in the Catskills Symphony Orchestra concert program
  • Extracurricular Activities (Fall 2022): Advanced Figure Drawing Course (ARTS3100) Teaching Assistant to Professor Janet Wentworth
  • Extracurricular Activities (2021): ROAKETIN Inc. product labels and website product images, logo design
  • Extracurricular Activities: Juried Student Art Show, The State University of New York, College at Oneonta, NY
  • Extracurricular Activities: Featured Art Displays, Fine Arts Building, The State University of New York, College at Oneonta, NY
Expected in | Computer Science Major & Art Minor Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY, GPA:
  • 3.90 GPA
  • Dean's List, Spring 2021
  • Dean's List, Fall 2020
  • Awarded Hartwick College Founders Award ($10,000)
  • Abraham Kellogg Scholarship Recipient ($27,000)
Expected in | Advanced Placement The State University of New York, Delhi, NY, GPA:
  • Advanced Placement Study in Statistics
  • 4.00 GPA
Expected in | Advanced Placement Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY, GPA:
  • Advanced Placement Study in Forensic Chemistry
  • 3.33 GPA
Expected in 05/2020 High School Diploma | Oneonta High School, Oneonta, NY, GPA:
  • Advanced Designation Diploma
  • Honoree of 2020
  • Completed AP course in Statistics at SUNY Delhi
  • Completed AP course in Biology through College Board
  • Completed AP course in Calculus through College Board
Expected in High School Diploma | Sweet Home High School, Amherst, NY, GPA:
  • Honor Roll 2019
  • Honor Roll 2018
  • Honor Roll 2017
  • Completed AP course in Forensic Chemistry at Niagara University
Professional Summary

Innovative Concept Artist knowledgeable in Adobe Suite and character design. Seeking to reintroduce Romanian mythical archetypes through sharp digital illustration and unexplored yet concept design.

  • Active Listening
  • Idea Visualization and Brainstorming
  • Research Design & Concept Development
  • Presentation Planning
  • Company Logos & Web Site Design
  • Illustration and Design
  • Originality and Creativity
  • Digital Image Generation
  • Fine Arts Training
Professional Experience
08/2022 to 12/2022 Independent Study Intern Apex Systems | Conshohocken, PA,
  • Did research to understand the full meaning of the four fundamental Romanian myths.
  • Developed a unique new concept for each of the four fundamental Romanian myths
  • Illustrated for the first time all four fundamental Romanian myths into a common theme by the same artist
  • The Romanian culture and folklore is very rich in fantastic demon creatures. The four myths are: Trajan and Dochia, The Ewe Lamb, The Flyer, and The Master Builder Manole. These folkloric myths are linked to Romanian culture and the sacred. The Ewe Lamb is known as the cosmogonic myth, Trajan and Dochia is the myth of ethnogenesis, the myth of the Master Builder is the myth of the sacrifice, and the Flyer is the erotic myth.
08/2022 to 12/2022 Teacher's Assistant (SUNY Oneonta) Advanced Figure Drawing Course (ARTS3100) | City, STATE,
  • Handed out classroom materials, helped with drawing assignments, handled figure models.
  • Kept classrooms clean, neat and properly sanitized for student health and classroom efficiency.
  • Worked with the professor to monitor class schedule and take attendance.
  • Oversaw students in classroom and common areas to monitor, enforce rules and support the professor.
  • Collaborated with the professor for lesson preparation and covered any short professor's absence by maintaining class flow.
  • Organized and guided skills practice.
  • Implemented practice exercises and used repetition, enabling students to grasp new concepts quickly.
01/2020 to Current Concept Artist ROAKETIN Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Transformed ideas into high-quality logos, labels, and marketing creations to fulfill client requests.
  • Met every client deadline for each project by leveraging strong organization and digital design abilities.
  • Utilized Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign, as well as free hand-drawing to create digital advertisements, posters, magazine articles, and website designs for both artistic and commercial projects.
  • Created high resolution 3D images and illustrations.
  • Brainstormed different ideas and images for new labeling and marketing concepts.
  • Resolved issues with visual data and graphics and handled troubleshooting tasks.
  • Conceptualized and developed graphics products for Marketing, Book Illustration, and Concept projects using Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, GIMP, Krita.
  • Collaborated with associates to achieve book publication, to create new myth illustration concepts, and to develop new marketing concepts for commercial products.
  • Developed the concept design to implement licensed products for retail sale.
  • Multiple honoree and awardee between 2020-2022.
  • Illustrated and published "Primavara Tanara" poems book (translation: "Young Spring") by Alice Stoicescu; cover design and inside illustrations by Alex Cea.
  • Conducted the research, designed the artistic concept and executed the digital design for all the fundamental Romanian myths.

2021: National Society of Leadership and Success 2021: Bibliography Society of America Scholarship TEACHING 2022: Advanced Figure Drawing Course (ARTS3100) Teaching Assistant to Professor Janet Wentworth

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School Attended

  • Lesley's University
  • The State University of New York
  • Hartwick College
  • The State University of New York
  • Niagara University
  • Oneonta High School
  • Sweet Home High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Study Intern
  • Teacher's Assistant (SUNY Oneonta)
  • Concept Artist


  • Master's of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Science
  • High School Diploma
  • High School Diploma

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