Graphic Designer and Art Educator

Resume posted by Rachel in Arts and Culture.
Desired salary: $32,000.00
Desired position type: Any.
Location: Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, United States

rachelekiser@gmail.com
rekiser.com

Summary

Multi-faceted and passionate professional with expertise in graphic design, art education, and
creative development with experience in higher education, mural design, and social media.

Specialties

  • art education,
  • Educational programming,
  • graphic design,
  • Illustration,
  • Print and Layout,
  • social media

Skills

  • PHOTOSHOP
  • ILLUSTRATOR
  • INDESIGN
  • MICROSOFT OFFICE
  • ILLUSTRATION
  • IT SUPPORT
  • HTML BASICS
  • MAC/PC FLUENCY

Spoken Languages

  • Basic Japanese,
  • English

Education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania – Graduated May 2014
B.S.ED K-12 Art Education
Cumulative GPA: 3.71 Major GPA: 4.0 – Magna Cum LaudeDeans List: 4 Semesters. Clubs: NAEA Student Chapter and Japanese Student Association.

Art Institute of Pittsburgh – Graduated June 2008
B.S Graphic Design
Developed an understanding of color and composition, design, and typography. Trained in creative problem solving and learned to offer solutions that are effective in the business world.

Experience

Graduate Assistant- American Language Institute. May 2015 – Present
Developing marketing materials for students and staff, maintaining the ALI website and social media presence. Planning and leading co-curricular activities in addition to regular academic tasks such as new student orientation, course evaluations, and office responsibilities.

K-12 Substitute Teacher – Source for Teachers. Sept. 2014 – Present
Responsible for assisting the teacher with all aspects of the daily classroom routine, including distributing and collecting study material, keeping attendance records, and carrying out extra duties.

Program Assistant – Evergreen Boys & Girls Club. Sept. – May 2015
Leading educational enrichment, physical activity, and Boys & Girls Clubs of America activities while providing positive role modeling and guidance in after-school program.

Office Assistant – IUP Lively Arts. Spring 2012 – Fall 2013
Assisted with reception of guests, art administration, and working theatre box office. Worked in CMS systems to update LA website,designed posters, and updated social media through HootSuite.

Instructor – Resident Tutor – TRIO Upward Bound CalU. June 2011
Live in Tutor responsible for counseling and supervision of students,handling of disciplinary problems, and tutor for Chinese language course.Took over for an absent instructor and lead the class “Exploring Animation and Interactivity.”