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San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, CA
I help passionate professionals pull off the creative projects of their dreams - from fantastical events and installations to interactive art - that make them stand out, and their businesses shine.
/ ANASTACIA SPADA / New York NY / 732-773-0612 / / OBJECTIVE / Designer and project manager who alternates between leading, working within a team or independently. Especially proficient when asked to multitask, perform under pressure and with strict deadlines. Realistic planning and good organization ensures projects meet expectations. Active communication enhances relationships with both customers and co-workers. / SKILLS / / Manages creative projects that emphasize experience, value, and originality. / Designs installations, sets and themes based on a coherent brief. / Adapts to new situations with creative, dynamic problem solving. / Establishes project timelines that consider several deadlines and conditions. / Creates and maintains realistic budgets, negotiating alternatives whenever possible. / Coordinates artists, performers, and volunteers working within the project needs. / Communicates regularly to keep all participants involved and updated. / EDUCATION / Philadelphia University PA BS in Industrial Design Graduated May 2011 / GPA 3.2 Minor in Business Study Abroad at NABA, Milan / EMPLOYMENT / AMERICAN CHRISTMAS INSTALLATION ARTIST Mt. Vernon NY / Oct 2011 – Dec 2011 -Produced décor, light installations, and electrical components to project specifications. -Installed unique designs in addition to trees, wreaths, and garland in locations throughout NYC. -Excelled in a fast pace environment; problem solved unexpected setbacks on-the-spot. SALVATORE FERRAGAMO STOCK MANAGER King of Prussia PA / June 2009 – May 2011 -Managed all daily operations regarding merchandise shipments, the repair process, and inventory. -Prevented discrepancies and resolved anomalies in the inventory. -Communicated effectively with customers, salespeople, and other departments to maintain organization and efficiency. HEALTH DATA SYSTEMS DESIGN / OFFICE ASST New York NY / Sept 2005 –May 2009 -Developed marketing materials and student handbooks; executed layout design, image research, photography, retouching and copy writing. -Performed office duties: bookkeeping, data entry, pulling and analyzing reports, posting payments and communicating with insurance companies. / VOLUNTEER WORK / STEAMPUNK HAUNTED HOUSE DESIGN ASSISTANT New York NY / Sept – Oct 2011 - Designed the audience experience and actor interaction for one area of the haunted attraction. -Built, painted, and sewed to create set and props. -Organized and installed furniture to create a full experience. FREAKKSHOW FUNDRAISER EVENT PRODUCER New York NY / July 2011 -Designed the event flyer and décor. -Coordinated all logistics for the fundraiser; budget, construction projects, transportation, and rentals. -Organized a team of 30 volunteers and performers to assist with décor and entertainment. / INTERNSHIPS / ZEPHYR REP THEATER DESIGN INTERN New York NY/ May - Sept 2010 -Designed graphics, set and props for several plays. -Managed a build team for set design; worked independently to build some pieces. -Animated several sequences to be integrated in play; controlled light and sound boards. PHILADELPHIA ARTS ENRICHMENT PROGRAM ART INSTRUCTOR Philadelphia / Summer 2009 -Applied quick and dynamic problem solving to engage a group of twenty summer school students. -Developed lesson plans based on art history and drawing instruction to introduce children to creative thinking. / ANASTACIA SPADA / New York NY / 732-773-0612 /