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Samantha Ainsworth

Graphic Design | Film | Media Relations

Summary

Samantha is a dedicated, self-motivated student who is passionate about graphics, presentations, communications, and social media.   She  is currently enrolled in her third year at the University of Windsor, and has accumulated a number of skills in the communications field. She finds her passion in working with people and for people.

After graduation she sees herself integrating into the film industry editing movie trailers, designing movie posters, and designing other entertainment advertising. 

Work History

April 2016Present

Co-Curricular Transcript Coordinator

Student Success Centre, University of Windsor
  • Coordinates and oversees CCT inquiries; including email and telephone correspondence, in-person visits, and other administrative functions.
  • Collects and edits all positions to be included in the CCT.
  • Verifies the authenticators (UWindsor Faculty/Staff) for each area as well communicates with them throughout the year in regards to the CCT.
  • Markets the CCT to students and Faculty/Staff at the University of Windsor to encourage meaningful student involvement.
  • Stays in contact with other academic institutions across Canada in relation to the CCT.
Jul 2015Aug 2015

Summer Analyst

World Health Innovation Network
  • Develop, design and market materials to advance the brand and work of the Network
  • Write cases and reports
  • Draft media materials and packages in addition to materials for events, workshops, and programs
May 2015Jun 2015

Health Innovation Conference Assistant

TransForm Shared Service Organization
  • Design invitations for the innovation forum
  • Send out formal emails inviting program alumni to the innovation forum
  • Design posters for the event
  • Design agenda for event
  • Act as a liaison between posters groups and supervisor
  • Keep track of RSVPs
  • Accumulate RSVP list for name tag creation
Oct 2014Present

Box Office Assistant

University Players Box Office
  • Open safe and reconcile float
  • Process ticket requests using WINTEX computer ticketing system
  • Make and answer phone calls
  • Customer service
  • Process online orders
  • Handle cash and change
Sep 2013Feb 2014

Co-op

TVCogeco
  • Set up and use tripod, camera, and sound equipment on location
  • Edit footage to put on the air
  • Collaborate with other volunteers
Apr 2008Nov 2013

Instructor

Sun's Taekwondo
  • Responsible for leading warm-ups at the beginning of every class.
  • Train students in their abilities and techniques for testing.
  • Instruct, aid and guide students both inside and outside of class.
  • Become resourceful in finding how each student learns to know when teaching strategies need to be changed to fit the individual.

Education

Sep 2014Present

Drama & Communication, Media and Film

University of Windsor

This is a four-year Honours Bachelor of Arts degree combining many facets of the arts and communication industries. 

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Skills

6
Oral Communciation

Public speaking, telephone conversations, presentations, meetings, general conversation

6
Writing

Creative writing, Celtx (scripts), formal invitations and letters, essays, email marketing, proofreading

6
Social Media

Facebook, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Twitter

8
Microsoft Office

Word, PowerPoint, Excel

8
Photoshop

Logo and graphic design, photo corrections

6
Video Editing

Final Cut Pro,  Adobe Premiere

Achievements

  • Third degree black belt in TaeKwonDo
  • Graduated high school as an Ontario Scholar and an Arts and Culture Specialist High Skills Major (SHSM) as well as finishing with the top mark in Communications Technology, Writer's Craft, and Foods and Nutrition
  • Finished second year of university with a cumulative major average of 81

References

Michelle Watters

Chief External Relations and People Officer

TransForm Shared Service Organization

1453 Prince Rd

Windsor, ON N9C 3Z4

Phone: (519) 437-6218

Email: michelle.watters@transformsso.ca

Relationship: Supervisor at theTransForm SSO 

Years known: 2 

Beth Oakley

Director, Student Success Centre

University of Windsor

401 Sunset Avenue

Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext: 3461

Email: oakleyb@uwindsor.ca

Relationship: Supervisor at the Student Success Centre

Years known: 1

Anna Galka

Box Office/Publicity Coordinator

University Players

401 Sunset Avenue

Windsor, ON N9B 3P4

Phone: (519) 253-3000 Ext: 2818

Email: anna.galka@uwindsor.ca

Relationship: Box Office Supervisor

Years known: 3