Skills

Technical skills: Photoshop / HTML Coding & CSS /  InDesign & Illustrator / Microsoft Office & Google Tools / Digital & Ink lineart and coloring  /  Storyboarding (Comics & Animation)   Crafting (electric knife, box cutter, hot wire cutter, etc) / Screen printing / Scanning & printing  / Writing (script, essay, & editorial) / Enamel pin design, packaging, distribution / Basic Animation (Adobe Photoshop) / General retail experience

People skills: Customer service / Teamwork / Extrovert / Empathy / Positive Attitude / Quick to learn


Work Experience

2017 - PRESENT

The Beat - Freelance Writer & Artist

  • Conduct interviews; compose press releases and editorial essays
  • Assist editor & chief with comics inventory organization; transport excess inventory
  • List items for sale online & organize review materials
  • Write & occasionally illustrate for articles and news updates, ranging from 400 to 1500 words

February - May 2018

Montasy Comics - Sales Associate

  • Organize stock (bookcases, shelves, display cases, pricing, back issue storage)
  • Maintain the space, assemble tables and chairs/clean tables, floors, displays
  • Customer service & retail experience (recommendations, phone calls,  inquiries, card payment reader)
  • Navigate tournament programs (rosters, seating assignment, time keeping)
  • Situational awareness, large capacity customer control

SUMMER, 2014-2017

School of Visual Arts, Pre-College Program - Student Assistant

  • Support, assist,  and supervise prospective students of high school age living at SVA during 3 week introductory art  program; Chaperone students during off-campus events
  • Participate in event planning, gallery setup, and move-in procedures
  • Perform tasks for Office of Admissions pertaining to the program

FALL, 2014-2017

School of Visual Arts - Orientation Leader

  • Organize and assist in planning welcome activities & moving in students, working alongside a team of student employees and school staff; Chaperone new students during events
  • Communicate with incoming students, answering questions and supporting them in adjusting to the school environment
  • Give tours of facilities for incoming & prospective students and families during regular business hours as well as designated Open House events.

Education

SEPTEMBER  2013 - MAY 2017

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY - Cartooning, BFA

Exhibitions/Publications

DECEMBER 2017 - Present

The Beat: The News Blog of Comics Culture, writer Megan Fabbri

OCTOBER 2017

SVA Class of 2017 Illustration/Cartooning Portfolio, Art Attack

APRIL 2016

Poison Apples & Smoking Lamps” BFA Thesis Show, School of Visual Arts Gallery