SKILLS

  • HTML / HTML5 (5 yrs.), CSS / CSS3 (3 yrs.), Javascript (1 yrs.), jQuery (1 yr.)
  • Angular.JS (1 yr.), Ionic Framework (1 yr.), Cordova (1 yr.), SASS (1 yr.)
  • Web Analytics, Social Media, Keynote, CMS, Oracle PeopleSoft, WordPress
  • Mac and PC Operating Systems and Software, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Project, Outlook
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Bridge, Premiere, After Effects, Dreamweaver)
  • Apple Logic, Propellerheads Reason, Ableton Live, Audacity, Final Cut Pro X
  • Digital Photography, Studio Lighting, Ableton
  • Acute and Diligent Attention to Detail, Organization, Attentiveness, Punctuality, and Inspirational Motivation
  • Natural Ability to Work In A Team and Individually
  • Strong Sense of Color, Layout, Typography, Balance, Space, Visual Movement, and Composition
  • Languages: English (Fluent), Polish (Conversational), Korean (Elementary)
  • Instruments: Guitar, Piano, Bass, Percussion, Mandolin, and Synthesizers

EDUCATION

  • Master of Fine Arts, Tufts University and The School of the Museum of Fine Arts (SMFA), 2016. Boston, MA
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) 2013. Chicago, IL
  • Associate Degree in Applied Sciences, Joint Apprenticeship and Training Commission (JATC), 2009. Berkley, IL

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Current

Operations Manager / Writer, Daily Activists, Chicago, IL (5 mo.)

  • Create and write main content for website and Android/iOS App
  • Build portfolio of digital assets, images, and responsive material
  • Help with general admin/UI debugging

Web Designer / Project Manager, Black Coffee Projects, Chicago, IL (11 mo.)

  • Develop company brand with WordPress/HTML/Adobe Suite/UX Design
  • Create network of online websites, portfolios, and social media platforms
  • Help animators and illustrators digitally organize projects/materials/content

Freelance Web/UX/UI Designer, Chicago, IL (Current) (7 yrs., 4 mo.)

  • Create websites for clients using HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Organize digital assets, e-commerce, and graphic design materials
  • Help debug issues and solve online presence issues

2014-16

Art Book Photographer / Documentarian, W. Van Alan Clark, Jr. Library/ArtSTOR, Boston, MA

  • Photographed and edited images of current and contemporary art
  • Maintained photo studio, digital camera and lighting equipment
  • Adobe Photoshop, Bridge, Lightroom, ArtSTOR Databases

Graduate Fellow, SMFA Office of Career Services, Boston, MA

  • Advised Undergraduate students with writing and job seeking skills
  • Presented and organized informational seminars for students and faculty
  • Mediator between students, interns, employers and SMFA staff and faculty

Mac Lab Monitor and Technician, SMFA, Boston MA

  • Worked and maintained various computer/AV equipment and software
  • Helped students and faculty with technological troubleshooting
  • Opened, closed, cleaned, and managed entire computer lab

Metal Shop Monitor and Technician, SMFA, Boston MA

  • Helped maintain and clean properly functioning metal fabrication equipment
  • Assisted in equipment repair and student/faculty safety
  • Handled volatile gasses to OSHA standard (Oxygen, Acetylene)

2013-14

Instructional Resources/Facilities Management, SAIC, Chicago, IL

  • Maintained, cleaned, and set-up classrooms and graduate studios
  • Helped students, trade workers, faculty, staff, and engineers
  • Facilities included Painting/Drawing, Printmaking, Ceramics, Metals, Forging, Photography, Media Labs, and Outdoor Garden

2012

Fabricator, Specimen Products, Chicago, IL

  • Building horn speakers using general woodworking and metal techniques
  • Maintained, cleaned, and organized shop tools and heavy equipment

2010-11

Exhibition Assistant, Polish Museum of America, Chicago, IL

  • Exhibition assistant organizing and designing exhibition layouts
  • Worked as art handler, mover, hanger
  • Constructing and building walls, pedestals, and lighting equipment

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2015-16

Sculpture Department Teaching Assistant, SMFA, Boston MA

  • Helped teach and assist students in various steel manufacturing techniques
  • Focused on the balance between technical and conceptual in sculpture
  • Helped critique and assist in the creative process of college level students

2014

Art History Teaching Assistant, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston MA

  • Helped professor organize and compile reading and teaching materials
  • Encouraged students and helped lead discussions and museum visits
  • Maintained Professor and student relations through Google Online Software

Preschool/Special Education Teaching Assistant, Forest Early Learning Center, Des Plaines, IL

  • Helped maintain a healthy, safe, and positive environment for special education children ages 3-5
  • Worked with students and helped in teaching basic cognitive, social, and reasoning skills
  • Child mental conditions included Autism, Cerebral Palsy, and Mental Delay

2013-14

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, SAIC Contemporary Practices, Chicago, IL

  • Assist in teacher and student relationship within positive learning environment
  • Set up classrooms, maintained teaching equipment, and lead group critiques
  • Helped grade homework and paper and keep track of assignments