Graphic Designer
Graphic Design - 3D Modeling and Animation
Location: Cleveland, AL, United States
School: Southern New Hampshire University
Major: Graphic Design - 3D Modeling and Animation

Graphic Designer

Stephanie Duke

Authorized to work in the US for any employer
Work Experience
Garden Center Associate
Blackwood Crossing Nursery - Cleveland, AL
March 2017 to Present
I do whatever is needed of me from day to day. In the retail portion of the business I help customers shop, run the
cash register, water plants, clean the weeds out, and pot new plants.
In the wholesale portion of the business I work in the greenhouses watering plants, potting plants, loading orders, and
whatever else is needed. I also file paperwork in the office.
Shop Owner
Etsy - WittyCreation - Oneonta, AL
May 2012 to Present
Responsibilities
I run my own art business on ------------. I create the pieces I sell on there by hand, personally package the items, and
ship them. If someone in the local area wants to buy an item I will meet them in order to avoid shipping costs.
Accomplishments
I have been offered a chance to wholesale to a small company in Huntsville, been included in Etsy treasuries, and
been offered to trade my items to an Instagram influencer.
Skills Used
I demonstrate artistic ability, craft, communication skills, and a willingness to make my customers happy.
Sales Desk
Marvin's Building Supply - Oneonta, AL
April 2015 to March 2017
Responsibilities
Run cash register. Clean front area. Count down cash drawer. Return items. Stock drinks. Work floor. Stock
merchandise. Answer phone calls. Assist customers.
Skills Used
Patience, multitasking, math skills, computer skills.
Kennel Technician
Animal Adoption Center of Blount County - Cleveland, AL
January 2016 to April 2016
Responsibilities
Clean dog kennels. Walk dogs. Give shots, medicine, other medical care to animals. Assist customers in the kennels.
Answer phone calls.
Skills Used
Ability with animals; particularly dogs. Patience.
Instructor
Neely Arts Center - Oneonta, AL
September 2014 to October 2015
Responsibilities
I taught clarinet lessons to students of all ages.
Accomplishments
I have taught one of my students (a beginner) to read music, play notes, and put together a clarinet. She is currently
working on learning to play short songs.
My other student has moved up a chair in her high school band, can now sight read more confidently, and is more
excited about band than when she started lessons.
Skills Used
In teaching lessons I have demonstrated patience, problem solving, and musical ability. I have to coordinate with my
students as well as their parents and my employers.
Instructor
Oneonta High School Marching Band - Oneonta, AL
July 2014 to July 2014
Responsibilities
I worked as a wood wind instructor for the Oneonta High School Marching Band at their summer band camp. During
that week I supervised 20 clarinets during sectional time. In sectionals, I worked one-on-one with students, organized
memorization groups, and demonstrated marching techniques.
During full band marching time, I supervised the entire 60+ group of wood winds (clarinets, saxophones, and flutes). I
instructed marching techniques, drill downs, horn angles, and show song rehearsals.
I also assisted the band director in drill placement.
Accomplishments
I helped many struggling students to understand their music and memorize it. I also helped improved many of their
marching techniques.
Skills Used
I demonstrated patience, understanding, time coordination, organizational skills, and musical/marching ability.
T-Shirt Designer
BLOUNT COUNTY SCHOOLS - Blount County, AL
2015
I created a t-shirt design for the Blount County Night of Bands. I used AutoDesk Sketchbook to create the work.
T-Shirt Designer
Cleveland High School Senior Beta Club - Cleveland, AL
2014
I created graphic artwork for my high school's senior beta club my senior year. I was not paid.
T-Shirt Designer
Cleveland High School Anything Goes team - Cleveland, AL
2012
I created a graphic for print on my high school's recreational team t-shirts. I was not paid, but this was my first
experience with t-shirt design.
Education
Bachelor's in Graphic Design & Media Arts - 3D Modeling & Animation
SNHU - Manchester, NH
2016 to 2018
BFA in Art - Graphic Design
Jacksonville State University - Jacksonville, AL
2014 to 2016
Skills
Adobe (2 years), Microsoft, Phone Skills (2 years), Cash Handling (2 years), Customer Service (6 years), Sales (2
years), Illustrator (2 years), Photoshop (2 years), Autodesk Sketchbook (3 years), Indesign (2 years)
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Additional Information
During my first semester at JSU, one of my drawings was placed in the Professor's Pick Art Show on campus. In my
second semester, I submitted 2 design projects to the Student Art Show. One of those pieces won 1st place in the
Design II category.
In my 5th semester at JSU, one of my graphic design pieces was chosen for the Student Juried show

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