my interests are in interior/graphic design, specializing in architectural renderings, environmental graphics, space planning, etc... i enjoy developing great visuals/atmosphere through the use of materials, graphics and way-finding, and conceptual ideas. feel free to contact me and thanks for looking!
Vikas P. Srivastava
Cleveland, OH 44121
To acquire a position in the design field where my creativity, educational background, and work experience will be utilized and expanded.
The Cleveland Institute of Art- Cleveland, OH
August 2006- 2010
Bachelors in Fine Arts – Interior Design
Focus - Interior Design
Integral – Glass
gpa – 3.76
The University of Cincinnati- Cincinnati, OH
September 2001 – 2005
Bachelor of Business Administration – Marketing
Integral- Real Estate
Adobe Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, InDesignCS4, Final Cut Express HD, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Lotus SmartSuite, familiar with SAS
Center for Community Solutions; Cleveland, OH
October 2009 – Designed packaging for condoms which will be distributed to health agencies, clinics, and other organizations across a five-county region from Ashtabula to Lorain.
Special Event Card for Student @Case Western; Cleveland, OH
October/November 2009 – Designed and created a series of cards for a special event.
Summit Industries; Atlanta, GA
June/July 2009 – Full Page Print Ad for Tack N' Togs magazine
Brij's Quick Stop; Cincinnati, OH
April/May 2009 – Created and Developed branding identity/storefront sign which was built in May of 2009
Environmental Graphics/Marketing Intern
VOCON. Cleveland, OH
November 2009 – Present
o Develop graphics for clients
o Assisting with interior/exterior architecture renderings
o Client presentation assemblage and correspondence
Assistant Branch Manager
U.S. Bank: Cincinnati, OH
February 2003-June 2006
o Promoted from Teller, to Banker, then Assistant Manager (effective August, 2005).
o Manage commercial and retail business to attain profitability and sales growth objectives in all branch portfolios.
o Coordinate daily branch operations and manage customer, employee, and branch activities to achieve sales goals and provide superior customer service.
o Consult with prospective and current customers to determine appropriate recommendations for accounts, loans and lines of credit, and investment products
o Hire, train, and coach all employees within assigned branch roles to reach high levels of customer service, achievement of sales goals, and compliance with operational policies.
Ameristop Food Mart: Covington, KY
June 2004 - Present
o Manager of two evening shift employees.
o Developed promotional signs and display setups.
o Inventory evaluation and product placement.
Activities and Skills
o Bilingual: Hindi/English
o Cincinnati SportsMall Soccer Captain/Organizer
o Notary Public in the State of Ohio
o Automotive Interest
o Glass Blowing
References and Portfolio Available Upon Request