2014 - Present (7 years)
Seasonal/Short-Term Studio Assistant
Rough Hardware Counter Sales
2014 - 2014
Rough Hardware Counter Sales
Warehouse Temp Extraordinaire
2010 - 2014 (4 years)
Warehouse temp at popular user generated t-shirt warehouse. Responsibilities include pulling and packing orders, refilling inventory, scanning packages and preparing packages for shipment, being awesome. Highly detailed, fast-paced work environment.
UNITED STATES CENSUS BUREAU
2010 - 2010
Member of the "Non Response Follow-Up" unit for Ukrainian Village neighborhood. Responsible for contacting citizens and obtaining census information in a friendly, polite, and thorough manner.
2009 - 2009
Co-teacher for an outdoor decorative furniture painting job training apprenticeship for selected applicants ages 14 - 19 Instruction, demonstration, guidance, supervision. 2008 - 2010 RAVENSWOOD SPECIAL EVENTS Chicago, IL Site Prep Overhire site preparation position working for Special Events Service. Worked various aspects of setting up and taking down the Chicago Marathon, Blues Fest, Gospel Fest and more.
2007 - 2008 (1 year)
Overhire position working for Scenic Art Studio. Primary duties included scenic painting, faux finish, fireproofing backdrops, millwork, and some set installation for museums and theater.
EAST CHICAGO ARTS INITIATIVE (ECAI)
East Chicago, IN
2007 - 2007
Taught several weekly extra-curricular art courses with Pre-school-5th grade age children to supplement educational cutbacks in the East Chicago area.
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Responsible for layout, graphic design, and management of multiple projects in busy Children's Electronic Books Department. Working with team of senior art directors, editors, and animators to create books based on popular licensed characters. Knowledge and understanding of numerous licenses, such as Nickelodeon, Disney, and Sesame Street.
Staff Sign Artist
TRADER JOE'S COMPANY
2002 - 2005 (3 years)
Staff Sign Artist The first full-time artist (establishing a new company hiring policy) in the Trader Joe's Company due to the high quality of my work. Responsible for daily design, illustration, maintenance of handmade shelf tags, chalkboards, informational signage, special projects and painted surface murals with high turnaround. Product stocking, receiving shipments, customer service, product knowledge.
THE CLADDAGH INN
Jun 2002 - Sep 2002 (3 months)
Bartended and served at busy local Cape Cod Irish pub, restaurant, and lodge during the summer. Managed the indoor and outdoor bars and worked as a doorman on various occasions. Responsible for some food prep, communication with cooking staff, checking in lodge patrons, and closing.
2001 - 2002 (1 year)
Responsible for supervision and caretaking of developmentally disabled residents and their households. Completed medical course, which certified me for administering medication. Also trained in CPR and First Aid.
COSTANZA ENTERPRISES INC.
2001 - 2001
Mobile Landscaper at three apartment complexes. Responsible for environment design, planting, trimming, weeding, watering, mowing, grading, special projects etc.
Art Department Sales & Service
R.I.T. CAMPUS CONNECTIONS
1997 - 2001 (4 years)
Art Department Sales, register sales, customer service, product stocking, maintenance, product display, product knowledge in busy campus art supply department at the Rochester Institute of Technology.