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Matthew Lankford

Creative, Experienced & Trustworthy

Work History

2011Present

Senior Level Technical Support & Customer Service Agent

IBEX Global

This position requires the ability to learn quickly, computer skills, problem-solving and troubleshooting ability, written-communication and handling calls with a customer service attitude. Earned Apple Certified Mac Technician (ACMT) certification to further my knowledge for this position.

2011-082012-02

Transcriptionist

Spring Hills Community Church

This position was commission based. Transcribing several digital audio files and required high level detail of accuracy.

2011-072011-09

Service Deli Clerk

Safeway, Inc. - Sebastopol

Responsible for preparing, slicing, wrapping, weighing, pricing, merchandising the department’s deli products, and providing a quality customer experience.

2011-03

Cartoon Class and Workshop Instructor

Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center

Hired as an independent contractor. This position involved preparing and teaching cartoon classes and leading a Spring workshop for children. Children learned how to draw cartoonist Charles Schulz’s PEANUTS characters and how to make crafts.

Education

20072008

Sonoma State University

Art Studio Major

20042007

Art (AA), Art History (AA), CSU transfer (AA)

Santa Rosa Junior College

Dean's Honors (Fall 2004)
Dean's Highest Honors (Fall 2005)
Dean's Honors (Fall 2006)
Dean's High Honors (Spring 2005)
Dean's High Honors (Spring 2007)

20002004 

High School Diploma

El Molino High School

Certificate of Achievement for Outstanding Contribution in Visual Arts (2004)
California Arts Scholar (2004)
Honored as "Best Sportsman" (2003) with "Heart of the Lion" award for tennis.

Volunteerism

20072015

Social Media Volunteer

Guerneville Bible Church

Portrait Photographer for the church directory. Responsible for publishing and maintaining the church website and search engine optimization.

2009-082011-09

Office Volunteer, Video Technician, Education Room Supervisor, Gallery Monitor, Greeter, Docent Tour Guide, Cartoon Class Instructor.

Charles M. Schulz Museum and Research Center

Involved in every volunteer position at the Museum. Shared the legacy of Charles M. Schulz with visitors. Served over 1500 hours.

20082011

Newsman, Debate Moderator, Transcriptionist, Audio Editor, Animator

Thoughts of Francis Turretin

Facilitated the promotion of Reformed Christian apologetics and polemics.

20082010

Transcriptionist

Free Church of Scotland (Continuing)

Transcribed a series of sermons from digital audio files and required high level detail of accuracy. Some recordings were old and of very poor quality and required careful listening.

Personal

Friends describe me as uber-smart, upstanding, patient, passionate, kind, creative, and unique. I live in La Pine, Oregon, with my wife, our two dogs, three cats, and two horses. I enjoy reading, photography, woodworking, puppet-making and horseback riding.