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Versatile skill set that is well-developed through a variety of professional experience.  Holds work to a high standard, utilizing skills of organization, communication, and self and time management for successful completion of projects. Takes initiative to expand knowledge and apply it to relevant tasks.

Highly detailed-oriented with a strong work ethic, technical proficiency and appreciation for creativity liberty.   Works comfortably in teams, cross-collaboration and under time limits.  Kind, diligent and reliable with a sensible, yet open approach to projects in order to achieve goals  and objectives.  

Work Experience

Oct 2017Present

English Teacher

EF Education FIrst, Kids & Teens Online (KON)
  • Planning and delivering lessons to students through the online learning platform
  • Using electronic media and EF-developed courseware to teach English efficiently and effectively
  • Evaluating student progress and providing on-going guidance for improvement
  • Created a digital teaching tool, Pre-Prep-Planning (PPP), in joint venture with online teaching team
  • Participated in "High Flyers: Open Class" project created by EF's  Product Development team, developing content and functioning as a copy editor
  • Modeled for EF Phoenix Project
  • Teacher Ambassador
  • Teacher Mentor
  • Collaborate with TRT and Marketing to contribute creative content 
  • Developed training material and discovery tasks for oversea teachers concerning teaching platforms,  expectations, and standards
Feb 2016May 2017

Substitute Teacher

Kelly Educational Staffing
  • Implement existing lesson plans in a manner that ensures the integrity of academic time and motivates students to learn and participate
  • Instruct students regarding a variety of classroom topics and courses of instruction
  • Follow lesson plans as required by school and Kelly Services policy
  • Develop lesson plans when necessary, or for long-term assignments
  • Assign reasonable tasks and homework to students in accordance with the lesson plans
  • Address the various learning styles of students 
  • Model correct use of spoken and written English language
  • Demonstrate professional practices in teaching
  • Be flexible to adjust to the needs of the assigned school
  • Classroom management
Jan 20150ct 2015

Digital Marketing Photography Intern

Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
  • To provide quality nature, wildlife and event photography for print and digital use
  • Complete photo assignments that reflect the Lowry Park Zoo brand
  • Work together with the Senior Marketing Manager, Marketing Coordinator and Special Events Manager
  • Assist the Wildlife Photographer as needed with photo projects
Sep 2014Dec 2014

Video Editing and Recording Intern

The Dali Museum
  • Edit video recordings for the Dali Museum YouTube Channel
  • Assist the Social Media Manager with video uploads
  • Assist museum curators and staff members through various technical avenues
  • Collaborate with the Event Service Manager and the Events Team  for special event video concepts
  • Develop and execute creative plans for video projects
  • Maintain the museum's digital archive
Jan 2014Present

Photographer and Photo Editor

Freelance
  • Develop photography projects to visually articulate a client's vision
  • Edit/ Retouch photos for web, digital, and print
  • Organize and conduct photo sessions
  • Work with outside parties for the successful completion of photography projects and tasks
May 2010October 2017

AV Technical Lead, Creative Media Specialist, and Team Leader

Heritage Christian Community Baptist Church 
  • Supervise and direct media, sound and video teams during live worship services and events
  • Develop digital media to be used for the church and ministry missions
  • Edit digital and printed material 
  • Facilitate the worship service through technology
  • Operate in multiple facets to see to the technical needs of musicians, choirs and speakers (preachers/ lecturers/ hosts)
  • Organize team schedules for Media and Technology Ministry
  • Complete projects and orders within budget
  • Review the church calendar  with the Church Administrator and Church Clerk to ensure all special events and church business are properly prepared in all technical aspects
  • Take initiative to stay studied on new advances in sound technology and media software
  • Train volunteers to productively work live worship services and church events in designated teams: (1) Media Team is trained to run Pro Presenter to assist in visual presentations; (2) Sound Team is trained to operate  an analog, 32 channel mixer; and, (3) Video Team is trained to utilize remote cameras with a video switcher during live recordings to be processed directly at the close of services and events
20162017

Vacation Bible School Art Director

Heritage Christian Community Baptist Church
  • Create lesson plans for the daily teaching focus of lessons
  • Develop arts and crafts projects related to  the annual themes for Vacation Bible School (VBS)
  • Supervise the various classes that circulate through VBS Arts and Crafts
  • Address the various creative interests and skill sets of ages 3-18

Education

March 2018Current

MBA: Project Management

Saint Leo University
Aug 2011Aug 2014

Classics- Latin/ Greek B.A.

University of South Florida

Certifications

April 2017                Foundation TEFL

December 2017     TKT: Young Learners

References

Katie Cai

Academic Manager, KON, China at EF English First

Mrs. Alison Crews

AT&T Senior Technical Director

Ms. Pam Whiteaker

Co-Director of Visitor Experience at The Dali Museum