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EXPERIENCE
Ripley’s Entertainment – Gatlinburg, Tennessee (Feb 2016 to Present)
Guest Relations
  • Sales and customer service at Ripley’s attractions of Gatlinburg.

Soaring Eagles Gallery – Wears Valley, Tennessee (June 2016 to Nov 2017 Contract)
Graphic Designer
  • Design and update of website, online shopping cart and printed media.
  • Social Media/Email promoting on a weekly basis.
  • UPS/USPS mailing once a week.

Shopper News at The News Sentinel – Knoxville, Tennessee (Sept 2015 to Jan 2017 Part time)
Designer
  • Worked as a team for layout and design of eight weekly publications of surrounding Knoxville areas.
  • Weekly website/social media updates.

Snorkeldragon Dimensions (2010 to Present)
Business Owner and International Freelance Artisan
  • Digital Conversion (VHS/cassette/Vinyl), Video editing, Voice-Over acting.
  • Graphic & web design, web hosting, 3D digital modeling/texturing, character design, illustration, plush fabrication, basic sculptural miniatures, T-shirt design and textile screenprinting.
  • Troubleshooting for virus protection and installation of parts and peripherals services rendered.

Book Warehouse - Pigeon Forge, Tennessee (2012 to 2015)
Keyholder Sales Staff
  • Managed opening/closing duties, sales, customer service, employee training, cash register and credit card processor troubleshooting, end-of-day accounting, product restocking, and light maintenance.

Heirloom Art Studio (and affiliates) - Sevierville, Tennessee (2008 to 2012)
Digital Director
  • Set up and maintenance of web server, web design creation for Heirloom Art Studio and affiliates.
  • Shopping cart alteration of OsCommerce/Zencart, product photography, upload of inventory to websites, writing of all descriptive text, insertion of product specifications, and creation of attributes.
  • Computer and peripheral installation/upgrades, maintenance, and troubleshooting.

SKILLS
  • Fluent in English and French with a basic understanding of written and verbal Japanese.
  • Mac and PC proficient.
  • Adobe Suite products - Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver/Muse. Mid-level knowledge of Illustrator, and Premiere.
  • Microsoft Office Suite. Typing (55 wpm).
  • Proficient HTML, entry level PHP and CSS coding, WordPress, Javascript familiarity
  • Social Media Facebook marketing.
  • Hands-on experience in screenprinting, and printing processes.
  • PADI Certified Open Water Diver

EDUCATION
East Tennessee State University, Bachelor of Science in Technology - Digital Media, 2006