Illustrator Designer Teacher
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Education Massachusetts College of Art and Design (MassArt), Boston, MA
BFA Animation; Graduated May 2016
Selected Courses: 2D, 3D and stop motion animation, DigitalToolbox, Illustration, Design, 3D arts involving woodcarving and fabrication.
Honors & Awards Recipient of MassArt Dean’s Academic Scholarship,
The Liberal Arts Award for Excellence in Liberal Arts Courses
Work Experience Reynolds and Reynolds
Graphic Designer - September 2017 to Present
Designs and creates original email templates that are used as base for email campaigns.
Processes emails for maximum deliverability by testing and removing spam triggering content.
Builds custom content using multiple programs for clients.
Preschool for Performing Arts West, Fulshear, Texas
Assistant Art Teacher – October 2016 to October 2017
Assists the main art instructor in teaching fundamental art lessons to a variety of preschool-aged children.
Supervise children throughout the day while assisting them with their activities.
Create different art media for the school using programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Build-It-Yourself Workshop, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Workshop leader – February 2016 to August 2016
Taught elementary aged children a variety of courses, particularly specializing in animation.
Kept to a rigid daily schedule and stayed on course with the curriculum, while emphasizing fun in the learning environment.
Software • Graphic: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, After Effects, Audition
• Web: Flash, HTML
• Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Volunteer Work Habitat for Humanity
Community Garden Cleanup
Helped maintain a small community garden in Houston’s 3rd Ward.
Brownsville Museum of Fine Arts, Brownsville, Texas
Assistant Teacher – June 2013 to July 2013
Assisted art teacher by helping five to ten year old children understand and
complete their studio art projects.