Jessica Kasinger

  • Godfrey IL

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Aug 2015

Jewelry /Wedding Photographer

Jinx Handmade Jewelry/ photography
  • working with clients to discuss the images they require and how they want to use them;
  • seeking out appropriate photographic subjects and opportunities;
  • carrying out research and preparation for a shoot;
  • working in different locations and in different circumstances to get the right image;
  • using an extensive range of technical equipment, including cameras, lenses, lighting and specialist software;
  • communicating with photographic subjects, putting them at ease, encouraging them and directing them;
  • arranging still life objects, products, scenes, props and backgrounds;
  • liaising with other professionals, including graphic designers, writers, gallery managers, picture researchers, commissioning editors and art directors;
  • managing the processing and use of images, discussing technical problems, checking for quality and dealing with clients' concerns;
  • preparing proofs for approval;
  • compiling finished products for sale, such as albums and framed prints;
  • understanding traditional film and digital photography and keeping up to date with industry trends, developments and new techniques;
  • developing expertise with software to digitally enhance images by, for example, changing emphasis, cropping pictures, correcting minor faults, or moving objects around;
  • managing the business aspects of the work, including administration, scheduling work, invoicing and basic accounting;
  • developing a good portfolio, building a network of contacts and achieving a reputation for quality and reliability in order to secure future assignments;
  • self-marketing by, for example, producing business cards, postcards and promotional materials, and creating and maintaining a website.

When you are looking for handmade jewelry, what do you expect to find?
if you search for “handmade jewelry” on the internet you will see millions of pages with this term, but what does handmade jewelry really mean?

Handmade jewelry is a description of those special pieces which have been made slowly, carefully, step-by-step, mostly by hand and with lots of love by a jewelry designer.
handmade jewelry is a term used to describe that perfect combination of quality, uniqueness and care.

When wearing a fabulous piece of handmade jewellery most women will say….."i feel like a goddess!" women have been known to absolutely fall in love with a special necklace, bracelet, ring or earrings. yes, we said "in love!" a treasured piece of jewelry is so much more than a simple ornament.   A fine piece of handmade jewelry is actually “wearable” art, delicately crafted and unique. you can show your personality through the “art” you choose to wear. Goood, as a term of perfection, quality, beauty and elegance, chooses talented, original israeli artists to give you a way to show off your special and exotic piece of artwork…. yes - handmade jewelry.
So, when you are searching for handmade jewelry, we know you are sincere, and that is what we are going to give you: perfection, quality, beauty and elegance. enjoy enjoy! handmade necklaces
handmade jewelry by talented israeli artists and designers.

Oct 2014 - Feb 2015

Customer Service Representive

STARSHIP CAT

Customer Service Representive October 2014 - February 2015
Confer with customers by telephone or in person to provide information about products or services, take or enter orders, cancel accounts, or obtain details of complaints.
Keep records of customer interactions or transactions, recording details of inquiries, complaints, or comments, as well as actions taken.
put up inventory shelves, stocked the shelves with inventory such as t-shirts, toys, electronics, china, fans and other accessories. sorted the t-shirts into the respective sizes from extra small to four X Large and set them in the shelves managed to keep items selling also helped put everything back into boxes and took inventory of our merchandise

Aug 2012 - May 2014

Desk Worker

BLACKBURN COLLEGE LIBRARY

Peer resource consular (Library Desk Worker) August 2012 - May 2014
experience with programs such as Polaris and millennium
Help patrons find and use library resources, such as reference materials, audiovisual equipment, computers and other electronic resources, and provide technical assistance when needed.
Answer routine telephone or in-person reference inquiries, referring patrons to librarians for further assistance, when necessary.
Process print and non-print library materials to prepare them for inclusion in library collections.
Reserve, circulate, renew, and discharge books and other materials.
Catalogue and sort books and other print and non-print materials according to procedure, and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
Provide assistance to teachers and students by locating materials and helping to complete special projects.
Organize and maintain periodicals and reference materials.
Maintain and troubleshoot problems with library equipment including computers, photocopiers, and audiovisual equipment.
Deliver and retrieve items throughout the library by hand or using pushcart.
Train other staff, volunteers or student assistants, and schedule and supervise their work.
Enter and update patrons' records on computers.
Retrieve information from central databases for storage in a library's computer.
Verify bibliographical data for materials, including author, title, publisher, publication date, and edition.
Issue identification cards to borrowers.
Send out notices about lost or overdue books.
Collect fines, and respond to complaints about fines.
Compile and maintain records relating to circulation, materials, and equipment.
Check for damaged library materials such as books, or audiovisual equipment, and provide replacements or make repairs.
Conduct reference searches, using printed materials and in-house and online databases.
Take actions to halt disruption of library activities by problem patrons.
File catalog cards according to system used.
Operate and maintain audiovisual equipment such as projectors, tape recorders, and videocassette recorders.
Compose explanatory summaries of contents of books and other reference materials.
Design posters and special displays to promote use of library facilities or specific reading programs at libraries.
Help patrons find and use library resources, such as reference materials, audio visual equipment, computers and other electronic resources, and provide technical assistance when needed.
Answer routine telephone or in-person reference inquiries, referring patrons to librarians for further assistance, when necessary.
Process print and non-print library materials to prepare them for inclusion in library collections.
Reserve, circulate, renew, and discharge books and other materials.
Catalogue and sort books and other print and non-print materials according to procedure, and return them to shelves, files, or other designated storage areas.
Provide assistance to teachers and students by locating materials and helping to complete special projects.
Organize and maintain periodicals and reference materials.
Maintain and troubleshoot problems with library equipment including computers, photocopiers, and audiovisual equipment.
Deliver and retrieve items throughout the library by hand or using pushcart.
Enter and update patrons' records on computers

Jan 2014 - May 2014

Manager

Backstage Crew BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Confer with technical directors, managers, crew members, and writers to discuss details of production, such as photography, script, music, sets, and costumes.
Compile cue words and phrases, and cue announcers, cast members, and technicians during performances.
Establish pace of programs and sequences of scenes according to time requirements and cast and set accessibility.
Identify and approve equipment and elements required for productions, such as scenery, lights, props, costumes, choreography, and music.
Interpret stage-set diagrams to determine stage layouts, and supervise placement of equipment and scenery.
Confer with stage managers to arrange schedules for rehearsals, costume fittings, and sound/light development.
Confer with technical directors, managers, crew members, and writers to discuss details of production, such as photography, script, music, sets, and costumes.
Compile cue words and phrases, and cue announcers, cast members, and technicians during performances.
Establish pace of programs and sequences of scenes according to time requirements and cast and set accessibility.
Identify and approve equipment and elements required for productions, such as scenery, lights, props, costumes, choreography, and music.
Interpret stage-set diagrams to determine stage layouts, and supervise placement of equipment and scenery.
Confer with stage managers to arrange schedules for rehearsals, costume fittings, and sound/light development.
Management backstage crew, moved furniture, props etc. Sound and audio

Oct 2011 - May 2012

Research Assistant

BLACKBURN COLLEGE CRIMINAL JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

Prepare lesson materials, bulletin board displays, exhibits, equipment, and demonstrations.
Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their eye levels and perceptual skills.
Type, file, and duplicate materials.
Maintain computers in classrooms and laboratories and assist students with hardware and software use.
Grade homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
Take class attendance and maintain attendance records.
Plan, prepare, and develop various teaching aids such as bibliographies, charts, and graphs.
Requisition and stock teaching materials and supplies.
Assist librarians in school libraries.
Type, file, and duplicate materials.
Maintain computers in classrooms and laboratories and assist students with hardware and software use.
Grade homework and tests, and compute and record results, using answer sheets or electronic marking devices.
• File • Grade • Research required material for the professor • Run errands • Answer phone and take messages • Make up the paperwork which is needed by the professor for class • Organized professors personal and work calendars • Make attendance sheets and field trip information forms • Helped professor type up quizzes and tests • Listened when professor needed to talk • Looked up students when the professor needed to see the face of the student to recognize them • Read off the names and grades of the students while the professor recorded their scores

Aug 2011 - Sep 2011

General Worker

SODEXO BLACKBURN COLLEGE

Food Service Deli General Worker August 2011 - September 2011
Serve food, beverages, or desserts to customers in such settings as take-out counters of restaurants or lunchrooms, business or industrial establishments, hotel rooms, and cars.
Cook food or prepare food items, such as sandwiches, salads, and ice cream dishes, using standard formulas or following directions.
Perform cleaning duties such as sweeping, mopping, and washing dishes, to keep equipment and facilities sanitary.
Replenish foods at serving stations.
Brew coffee and tea, and fill containers with requested beverages.
Serve salads, vegetables, meat, breads, and cocktails, ladle soups and sauces, portion desserts, and fill beverage cups and glasses.
Set up dining areas for meals and clear those following meals.
Broke down and cleaned deli station , Broke down and cleaned deli station ,Wiped down tables and chairs • Vacuumed ,Helped get stuff that was needed for serving people their food and for the cooks helped them get the food or silverware in place before service started , Reason for leaving was offered a job that better suited for my skills

Sep 2010 - Aug 2011

General Worker

BLACKBURN COLLEGE ATHLETICS

General Worker September 2010 - August 2011
 Set the flags at the corners made sure the ball with always in place, Helped set up the chairs, Put down rugs or mats for games ,Typed up the information for the locker rooms and introduction to each game

Aug 2010 - Sep 2010

Janitor

BLACKBURN COLLEGE CATERING

Catering General Staff August 2010 - September 2010
Monitor compliance with health and fire regulations regarding food preparation and serving, and building maintenance in lodging and dining facilities.
Monitor food preparation methods, portion sizes, and garnishing and presentation of food to ensure that food is prepared and presented in an acceptable manner.
Schedule and receive food and beverage deliveries, checking delivery contents to verify product quality and quantity.
Maintain food and equipment inventories, and keep inventory records.
Perform some food preparation or service tasks such as cooking, clearing tables, and serving food and drinks when necessary.
Greet guests, escort them to their seats, and present them with menus and wine lists.
Set up tables, Served drinks, refills, made the drinks for the catering event, Washed dishes, dry and put away

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - Aug 2015

Graphic Design

Blackburn College

Skills

Skills

Games

DRIVE

Merchandise

Boxes

Health