I am a cosmetologist, graphic's designer and photographer. I am unique among others because I have skills and certified training in all 3 areas. In addition to taking photos, I am also capable of providing a wide range of make-Up and hair styling, professional level digital art and special effects to further enhance your photographs.

Work Samples

  • Artistic Expression

  • High Fashion Editorial

  • Hollywood Head-Shots

Work History

OBJECTIVE Seeking a position where I can contribute highly developed graphic design skills, creativity and conceptual skills to translate ideas into realities. EDUCATION Bryant and Stratton College of Amherst, NY. Graduated in 2006. Associates degree in Graphic Design. Mar'jon School of Beauty Culture, N.Tonawanda, NY. Graduated in 2009 Licensed in the cosmetology field. EXPERIENCE Niagara Falls Coach Lines Niagara Falls, NY Bus Aide 1/05-6/05 Devised an effective structure for maintaining order to ensure safety of all on routes. Demonstrated leadership skills by successfully guiding students ranging from preschool to high school. Community Missions of Niagara Frontier Inc. Niagara Falls, NY Residential Aide 9/03-3/06 Facilitated support groups dealing with social and coping skills, and conducted needs assessments and program evaluations with staff and clients. Prepared care plans,charting,and other reports necessary to provide ongoing tracking of client progress. Attended individual development training meetings to coordinate new programs to help clients function independently. Truck and Van Lettering Trade Show Company, N.Tonawanda,NY Graphic Design Internship 8/06-12/06 Responsible for development of design concepts and prospective logos to advertise on motor vehicles. Successfully handled front desk and two incoming lines by managing customer problems and complaints with tact and attention. Use prompt customer service ensuring trust and service for new customers. Developed cooperative, team-oriented working relationships with owners and coworkers in a rapidly growing environment. Truth By Design, Niagara Falls, NY Sole Proprietor 2009-Current Photographer, Photo-Editor, Desktop Publishing Costume,make-up and basic hair styling is provided. Photos are digitally enhanced, such as adding a new background to the image,editing scars or blemishes from the photo. Offer's the option to have photo's uploaded to a specific website. Clients have the option to bring their own photos to the studio to have the photo's digitally enhanced, retouched, re-sized, fixed(such as rips or tares). COMPUTER SKILLS Windows XP Macintosh Programs-Microsoft Office, PowerPoint,Adobe Creative Suite 3-Illustrator, Indesign, DreamWeaver, PhotoShop, and CorelDraw http://viewmorepics.myspace.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=user.viewAlbums&friendID=467175038

Education

Buffalo State College

Specialties

Affiliations

Bryant&Stratton College Alumni 2006

Awards

Bryant&Stratton College Deans list 2006Unseen America New York State Project, Niagara Falls, NY. Completed in 2008 Certificate of Completion Cosmetology 2009 City of Niagara Falls Entrepreneurial Training Program, Niagara Falls, NY. Completed in 2010

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