Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,

Self-motivated worker, ready to take on any task in busy, chaotic settings. Demonstrated commitment to service and considered highly organized and enthusiastic. Adept at training and motivating employees to achieve service and productivity objectives. Knowledgeable about inventory management, recordkeeping and safety requirements. Knowledgeable about seasonal changes and customer desires. I adapt to change well, learn quickly, and will be motivated to tackle any task.

  • I am experienced in manual labor and construction and have been helping my father renovate and improve the home where I grew up and the family ranch since I was 10 year old, including installing walls and windows, redoing interiors such as trim and carpet, building facilities such as tool sheds and chicken coops, pouring cement, putting up H-posts and fences, including welding together chain-link fencing, putting up roofs, pouring epoxy and using polyurethane, organizing and moving belongings, mowing lawns, sweeping the patio, cleaning the pool, working with all the necessary tools and hardware to do these things such as various saws, hammers, drills, squares, levels, tape measures, routers, welders, chisels, caulk guns, air compressors, nail guns, nails, screws, post hole diggers, t post hammers and many others tools. All of these things have made me into an adequate, problem solving handyman.
  • I am a musician and am competent in reading music, chord charts, improvisation and very proficient in music theory and composition
  • Competent with mixing and sound equipment for live performances, as well as building up and breaking down the set
  • Experienced in collaborative projects with other musicians and other organizations
  • Experienced lead and rhythm guitar player
  • Classically trained and jazz influenced guitar player
  • Experienced piano player
  • Experienced bass player
  • Competent drummer and alto saxophone player
  • Competent singer
  • I am an experienced welder, factory painter, and manufacturer who worked for years in a factory and can do nearly any job in said factory
  • As an athlete at the high school and collegiate levels, not only did I gain physical prowess and coordination, skills in football, track, martial arts and basketball and various accolades, but I also was taught the importance of competition, discipline, time management, accountability, and prevailing in the face of adversity which will forever uphold value to me and whatever I do
  • I am a polite person and much like my days in the service industry, I will approach customers with kindness and a willingness to get them what they need. Growing up, I was taught to do my job and do it well and that's what I intend to do. I am open to criticism and will hold others accountable for their work as well. I am a great problem solver, a hard worker, and have much tenacity
06/2011 to 01/2021 Welder/ Fabricator/ Painter/Assistant to the CEO Sweeney Enterprises | City, STATE,
  • During my time at Claire Enterprise Inc., I helped build deer and fish feeders by fabricating parts that needed it
  • I mainly fabrthe legs of the feeders. This entailed cutting out the metal for the legs, welding it, punching holes in it, bending and assembling the legs as needed, and prepping them for a paint job by sand blasting and cleaning them. Then I would mix the paint, paint the material and box it up to be ready for shipping.
  • I operated heavy machinery and specialized equipment such as band saws, chop saws, welders, rivet guns, riv-nut guns, sand blasters, air compressors, paint guns, and drills, as well as specialized tools to bend and punch holes in metal.
  • I worked on the assembly line where I assembled the interior systems and bodies of the feeders when I was needed there.
  • I was an assistant to the CEO, in which I would take inventory, teach new employees their tasks, relay directions from the CEO to other employees, and help the CEO with tasks in which he needed me for.
01/2017 to Current Musician/ Artist Self | City, STATE,
  • I have been a musician since I was 10 years old, and started pursuing it when I got into college in 2017
  • I perform original music in the Austin area in an alternative blues-rock band called Shelter in which I play lead guitar, piano/ keyboard, harmonica, saxophone, and vocals
  • I play guitar, piano, harmonica, bass, drums, saxophone and I sing
  • I am a classically trained guitar player/ musician
  • Performed with various ensembles such as choirs, jazz bands, and two rock bands before my current band, Shelter Inc.
  • Composed songs and pieces for Shelter Inc., as well for my own solo performances and recordings which include genres such as blues, jazz, classical, alternative, soul, funk, rock, country/folk, and hip-hop/ rap beats
  • Learned classical pieces, jazz standards, and popular songs by other artists for performances with rock bands, solo performances, and for classes and recitals
  • Directed, planned, created and led many musical performances including a recent benefit concert for Hope Alliance Women's Shelter at Southwestern University called Shelter from the Storm, hosted by my band. It was a music festival sponsored by the Southwestern University Music Department and hosted by my band, Shelter Inc., in which my band did most of the groundwork. This included getting the idea approved by the school, inviting five other musical acts from Southwestern and the surrounding area to play, scheduling it in a timely manner, setting up the venue, promoting it with flyers and social media, acquiring and setting up the sound equipment, set up ticketing, hiring personnel such as a photographer, videographer, someone to work the ticket booth, and a host, working with Hope Alliance Women's Shelter and setting up the donation booth, set up the ticket booth, and performing in it as the Headliner. All of this was done in conjunction with specific safety regulations imposed by Southwestern University due to Covid-19, as well as with respect to conflicting on-campus events such as sports and other performances.
  • Collaborated with other musicians to plan rehearsals and performances, as well as write music.
  • Closely followed musical notation, in accordance with conductor's instructions.
  • Adapted to new songs, concepts and arrangements quickly and professionally.
  • Expressed musical themes through tempo, rhythm, phrasing, volume and dynamics.
  • Held informal performances on street corners and for private groups.
  • Played variety of music with broad stylistic range and improvisatorial flexibility.
  • Developed strong interpersonal skills to deal with different personalities.
  • Chose music appropriate to specific performance requirements.
  • Organized and scheduled rehearsals
  • Traveled to various locations throughout Texas for performances
  • Closely followed musical notation and conductor's instructions.
  • Played rhythm or lead with band in whichever role I was needed to fit the song. In other words, I learned to play for the song
  • Recorded original material
04/2019 to 06/2019 Expo/Server/Food Runner Gumbos | City, STATE,
  • Educated guests on daily specials and appetizers, entrees, desserts and other menu items.
  • Assisted kitchen staff with food counts by determining number of items required for complete service.
  • Processed customers' payments and provided receipts.
  • Greeted customers, answered questions and recommended specials, wine and desserts to increase profits.
  • Promoted desserts, appetizers and specialty drinks to optimize sales.
  • Made deserts
  • Carried food trays upstairs and downstairs in an urgent and careful fashion
  • Cleaned restaurant for next day
  • Cut bread
  • Maintained polite and professional demeanor to patrons to encourage inquiries and order placements.
  • Maintained knowledge of menu items, garnishes, ingredients and preparation methods to assist guests with menu selection.
  • Completed thorough and accurate opening and closing duties to facilitate smooth restaurant operations such as cutting bread, sweeping the floors and prepping the tables for the next day
08/2017 to 01/2018 College Football Player Southwestern University | City, STATE,
  • In my years as a football player, I played safety, half back, receiver, kick returner, gunner, quarter back, linebacker, and even on the line
  • Two years of Varsity football, 1st Team All-District Safety and 2nd Team All-District Running Back two years in a row, District Champions 2015, and Academic All-State every year
  • I was recruited by many Universities and committed to play at Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas to play safety in the fall of 2017.
  • I played for one season
  • Memorized playbook and formations for offensive and defensive plays while remaining adaptable to evolving game dynamics.
  • Followed specific exercise regimen to optimize strength, agility and performance.
  • Played designated position in games, working smoothly with teammates and following specific play plans.
  • Studied tapes and footage of opponents before each game for strategic planning and development.
  • Identified personal strengths and weaknesses and adjusted techniques to enhance performance.
  • Observed consistent program of stretching and proper conditioning in effort to reduce injuries.
  • Successfully balanced 40 hours per week of athletic activities while managing demanding academic schedule.
Education and Training
Expected in 12/2021 Bachelor of Arts | Music/ Communication Studies Southwestern University, Georgetown, TX GPA:
  • Truman Odiorne Scholarship Recipient
  • Double major in Music and Communications Studies
  • Completed coursework in kinesiology, sociology and theatre
  • Jazz Band and Southwestern University Singers (Choir) Member
  • College athlete in football and track (before injury)

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