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Throughout my working life and educational career I have: 

·Consistently honed creative artistic skills throughout professional experiences

·Proactively found ways to apply individual skills for the betterment of the group

·Built keen interpersonal skills in a diverse breadth of environments, while holistically anticipating and satisfying the needs of employers and clients 

Work experience

Mar 2008Present

Server Hostess

Kurata Fine Japanese Cuisine and Sushi
Kurata Fine Japanese Cuisine and Sushi Genia's Sushitown As a server and hostess I currently average 16.3% gratuity nightly Excluding items adjusted to compensate for increased costs, my at-table sales have increased nightly revenue by $2 per patron I consistently anticipate the needs of my customers as is illustrated in dollars and patron testimonials
Jun 2006May 2007

Account Representative

Capitol One
My performance showed consistent increase in dollars collected month after month Always invested in improvement, I worked with team managers to develop graphically stunning AR motivational materials Work America As a canvasser with Work America, I worked with a small diverse team to encourage community organization and provide voter information throughout the Portland metro Despite limited time and unpredictable turf assignments, my techniques increased my voter contacts on a daily basis
Aug 2004Jun 2006

Combat Medic

United States Army
Trained as a Combat Medic in the Army, my licensure was equivalent to a civilian EMT-Basic My honorable discharge due to injury not-withstanding, I was a passionate, quickly promoted, soldier charged with supporting soldiers as a crucial part of a skilled team My creative skills were utilized by my superiors to create barracks murals and platoon mascot materials
Jun 2003Aug 2004

Patient Transporter

Veterans Administration Medical Center
The VA Medical Center in Portland employed me both prior to and after my military duty as a patient transporter My responsibilities included assisting patients and medical professionals all over the VA-OHSU campus with escorting, supplies and deliveries
Mar 2001Aug 2002

Teaching Assistant

The Clay Pan
Assisted with beginning pottery classes for youths aged 7-12 during summer months Created street window displays and maintained internal gallery resulting in a notable increase in passer-by traffic Mentored local youths interested in creative arts Tended sales of guild members' art and pottery


Bachelor of Arts

Marylhurst University

Bachelor of Arts: Interior Design

The Art Institute of Portland


Marylhurst University


Marylhurst University



Computer Aided Drafting, Modeling and Rendering.
Familiar with Autodesk's Autocad and Revit, Google Sketchup and Adobe CS (particularly photoshop, indesign and illustrator). I am also capable with Windows Microsoft office suite and some other less used graphic programs such as Inkscape.