"The only truly happy people are children and the creative minority." - Jeane Caldwell I hope to make myself happy and obtain a position as an Art Director.

Work Samples

  • Internship at Athletes Against Drugs

  • Fancy Feast

  • Humane Society PSA

Work History

CAREER OBJECTIVE to obtain an entry level position as an art director within the advertising industry, where I can visually communicate and solve design problems through my creativity and sensibility. EDUCATION the illinois institute of art october 2007-current • bachelor of arts with a focus in advertising austin, tx university of texas at austin 2005-2007 • pre-med: microbology • relevant coursework: business foundations curriculum INTERNSHIPS chicago, il StartUP Marketing Challenge: jan. - march 2012 client- zaahah.com Coordinator; Advertising Head • typed up all weekly and final reports to client; created and submitted all advertising materials and campaign brief to client for approval. • designed all advertising and marketing materials; as well as our agency logo and collateral. • kept constant contact with other members of agency as well as the EdVenture Partners representative to keep everyone on track. chicago, il Athletes Against Drugs jan. - march 2012 Internship • designed many advertising and marketing materials as well as redesigned all invitations, mailers, presentation materials, posters, etc that they already had. EXPERIENCE chicago, il freelance graphic designer may 2010- current chicago, il bartender/vip bottle service oct. 2007- current • locations I worked at: buna seara cafe, euro cafe, nar hookah, bona cafe, paris cafe, kokonuts, watra nightclub, funk groove lounge, and now detention. chicago, il cracovia oct. 2008-dec. 2008 • promoted a variety of polish brands of alcohol. • clients asked me to market the product at their store more often as I increased product demand by 150%. austin, tx pbc marketing 2007 promotions director; telemarketer • used communication skills to persuade potential customers into coming to the summit resort. • successfully did my part in helping my employers get paid. austin, tx vicci, spill, pure ultra lounge 2005-2007 cashier • texas alcohol & beverage certified • assisted with alcohol sales. austin, tx tuxedo junction 2006-2007 sales representative • allowed store to achieve sales goals. • assumed store manager role as needed. • trained new sales representatives; telemarketer; opened and closed the store; responsible for store maintenance. chicago, il after hours formalwear 2005 telemarketer • expanded client base for Midwest region. • top commissioned telemarketer. • developed polish customer base. chicago, il consumer opinion services 2004-2005 market researcher • administered surveys in english and spanish. • recruiter for various ‘age group’ surveys. SKILLS fluent in polish. some spanish. photography. hard skills: proficient in microsoft word, microsoft powerpoint, adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, adobe InDesign. intermediate knowledge in microsoft excel. highly creative and multitalented. dynamic team player and team leader. organized. CONTACT INFORMATION: Sylvia J. Drwila 2942 N. Linder Ave. Chicago, IL. 60641 tel: 773.297.1524 e-mail: silvernique@live.com


Illinois Insitute of Art-Chicago