Robert Spatz

Robert Spatz

Education

Education

Self-Study

°Member of the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (www.photoshopuser.com)

°Subscription to Kelby Training online (www.kelbytraining.com

°Subscription to Creative Edge Training online (www.creativeedge.com

Training includes Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Digital Photography, XHTML and CSS

Subscriptions to the following journals:

Graphic Design

-How magazine

-Photoshop User magazine

Photography

-Outdoor Photographer

-Shutterbug

Nov 2005 - Nov 2006

Robert Morris College, Dupage, IL

17 classes completed, including Advanced Digital Photography, Business Writing, Career Management, Color Theory, Communications I and II, Composition I and II, Computer Illustration, Design I, English, Graphic Design III,  History of Film and Photography, Mathematics, Microsoft Office, Sign and Symbol, Typography I

Aug 1999 - Aug 2005

Certificate in Graphic Design

Waubonsee Community College

Certificate in Graphic Design, 2003

Drawing I; History of Art: Ancient to Medieval; History of Art: Renaissance to Modern; Introduction to Philosophy

Summary

Creative, award-winning designer, passionate about utilizing broad range of knowledge to develop unique solutions. Thrives on cutting-edge design, science, information graphics, and educating through design. Self-starter, continuously acquiring latest design techniques. Open-minded with diverse interests.

Honors and Awards

2006: Colored-Pencil drawing published in premier issue of "The Nest", Robert Morris College

2006: Tied for First Place in "Arts in April" poster contest, Robert Morris College

2005: $2,000 portfolio contest scholarship, Robert Morris College

2002: Won second place in brochure design competitionfor Vertical Reality gym in Aurora, IL.,

Waubonsee Community College

Skills

Skills

Digital Photography

°Currently learning Professional Photography

Web Design

°Currently learning Web Design, using XHTML and CSS3, as well as design with Flash Professional

Print Design

°Quark XPress used for 7 years in college classes on Mac and Windows platforms   °Adobe InDesign currently used

Work History

Work History
1998 - 2000

Data Entry Clerk

Staffing Consultants

•  Delivered 75% increase in average keystrokes with 100% accuracy

•  Consistently tested faster than any previous applicant

Responsibilities included providing temporary support as Data Entry Clerk to such local companies as All Steel, MetLife, Waste Management, Farmers Insurance, and Agco

1995 - 1997

Data Entry Clerk

Stivers

 

•  Noted for finishing job with minimal supervision

Responsibilities included providing temporary support as Data Entry Clerk to such local companies as All Steel, MetLife, Waste Management, Farmers Insurance, and Agco

1988 - 1994

Data Entry Clerk

Kelly Staffing

•  Redesigned cover sheet used to distinguish among different insurance policies: Metlife

•  Noted for being meticulous

Responsibilities included providing temporary support as Data Entry Clerk to such local companies as All Steel, MetLife, Waste Management, Farmers Insurance, and Agco

Web Designs