Artist/Designer
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Location: Lawrenceville, GA, United States
School: American Intercontinental University
Major: Merchandising

Artist/Designer

Work Experience

Art Licensing International: 2015 to Present, Freelance Artist Representation, Graphic Design, Illustration,Licensing
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Gwinnett County Park & Rec, Lawrenceville, GA, 2010 to Present
Tennis Attendant, Customer Service
Head Artist –Publix Supermarkets: Hand Painted signs, Created weekly & seasonal major displays & presentations. Created original corporate computer signs & artwork, change sale ads, change warehouse & vendor tags, item activation, compare & save shopper, floral clerk. Publix Stores, #585, #538, #569 January 1997- October 2008
Gwinnett Senior Center at Bethesda Park: Journaling Class Instructor, Developed Concept, Projects and taught to Seniors and Visitors
Michaels Arts & Crafts Store: 1986 to 1989, Freelance Classroom Coordinator: Plan calendar, Hire & supervise teachers
Paper Parlour: 1982 to 1985, Art Manager: Personalized giftware, taught painting classes, designed class book, instruction sheets and wholesale catalogs, created calligraphy party invitations & supervised store displays
Yours Truly, inc.: 1980 to 1982, In-house Artist, Graphics Department: Draw
Diagrams & patterns for books, kits, instruction sheets, new product illustrations, hand lettering,
paste-up and production

Artistic & Technical Skills

Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, CorelDraw8, Publix internal corporate systems (In-store SignShop), Computer graphics design and implementation
Freehand drawing, Illustration, T-shirt and Logo design, Invitations and stationary
Arts & Crafts: teaching and designing
New product testing & samples, Publications, Design & development
Skilled Craftsman in hand painting, murals, calligraphy, pen & ink, papermache, fabric painting & dyeing, sewing, embroidery, beadwork, ceramics, & decoupage
Event Planning: Coordinating & execution

Achievements & Awards

Winner of Publix in-store display competition: Regional Flag Competition, 2008
Recipient of Publix“WIN” Project: blue ribbons (Work Improvement Now) 1997-2008
Edgewater Lightning-Neighborhood Swim Team Advisory Board: 1994 to 2006, Co-president 2003, 2004
PTA, Reflections Competition Chairman: 1995 to 2007
Jr. ALTA & Jr. USTA, Tennis Team Captain: 1996 to 2003
Kiley Spirit Award: Gwinnett County Swim League, Summer of 2000, Hospitality
Mrs. Georgia Pageant: Regional Representative, 1983

Education

American InterContinental University, Atlanta, GA, B.A. Fashion Merchandising 1980
American Fashion College, Lucerne, Switzerland, Merchandising Audit, Summer-1976

Greetings:
As an experienced illustrator, designer, and events manager, I bring a background rich in artistic abilities, marketing, and coordination of projects that focus on product development, and facilitating alliances across a wide range of platforms. The success of these efforts clearly demonstrates my ability to lead, coordinate, inspire, and deliver results. My diverse career spans multiple creative avenues from hands on skills to digital presentation. I have worked with computer aided design since 1993.
In brief, my qualifications are:
Detail oriented: coordinating with a creative team, product development, production scheduling, product illustration, newsletters, program guides, branded brochures, invitations, spirit wear and product display.
Detail oriented: coordinating with a team in a effective manner, strong business organizational skills, provides excellent electronic and hard copy communications
Expert Knowledge Adobe CC, Photoshop, Illustrator, Microsoft Office, Excel, Outlook, CorelDraw, etc... accomplished at Photoshop Repeat Patterning
My career started in the fabric and gift ware industry. As I continued, I added many customer service and artistic skills. During my grocery store experience, I hand painted many large banners and displays. I have spent the past 4 years working within and studying the art licensing aspect of illustration by taking many classes, perfecting my computer knowledge and building a digital portfolio. I am a team player and anxious to be employed in your area of the gift market. Being a creative person, I am interested in a Graphic Designer position, but I would be very happy to join your company in any of the positions you have open.
Sincerely,
Cyndi Pfeiffer

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