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Fort St John, Canada
I'm living in the north of Canada; studying, working a little and loving life a lot.
2007 - 2008 Moscow State University Moscow, Russia
Centre for International Education: Russian language
2001 - 2005 University of Alberta Edmonton, Alberta
Bachelor of Arts
Major: Art and Design with a focus on Industrial Design, Minor: French
I enrolled at the University of Alberta after graduating with honors from NPSS with a Bilingual Diploma.
After completing the Dogwood French Immersion program through grade 12, I went on to study French at the University level in Alberta, and completed most of my minor at the Universite Catholique de Lille, France. I have been studying Russian in Moscow for a year, and I also have an intermediate understanding of Spanish.
RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE
Current Palindrome Projects, BC, Canada
Commercial industrial photography as well as some graphic design for promotional items.
December 2007-July 2008 Art Lebedev, Moscow, Russia
Art Lebedev is the largest design firm in Russia. I worked in the industrial design department on various projects, ranging from medical equipment through personal electronic devices to packaging. My responsibilities also included solo presentations to well-known multi-national clients, texture and colour selections, as well as research into alternative eco-friendly options.
Summer 2007 materiO, Paris, France
materiO is a resource library of innovative materials for all Designers, Architects, and Creatives. I assisted in the collection of materials and its subsequent organization in the library, as well as contacting offices all over the world for samples of materials that were of interest to materiO and its clients.
Fall 2005 Jarvis Engineering, Canada
I interned with Mr. Jarvis to participate in and observe various engineering projects in order to learn with the direction of a professional engineer. I learned how to properly use AutoCAD and how to present my ideas in a clear and concise manner.
University of Alberta
Moscow State University
Scholarship for Academic Excellence from the University of Alberta, 2001
Fort St. John Oilmen's Association Scholarship, 2001
Passport to Education Scholarship 1998-2001