Jamie Cowan Resume
14865 Ashton Dr • Detroit, MI 48223 • Phone-------------
To obtain a position that allows me the opportunity to use my art and my passion to give back to my community.
2019- 2020 City Year Detroit Detroit, MI
Student Success Coach
• Consistently meet with students for an average of ninety minutes weekly for small group
interventions focusing on fluency, vocabulary, reading comprehension, and grammar skills in
order to improve Iready scores and high school/ college readiness.
Meet with students biweekly to build independent leadership skills with check ins
between weeks to keep accountable.
Work alongside fellow corps members to plan and execute school wide events and initiatives.
2015- 2019 Painting With A Twist New Baltimore, MI
Break down paintings into a step by step lesson plan
Guide class through instructions on how to make the painting while creating a fun and safe creating atmosphere
Work one on one with clients to ensure individual understanding with a curriculum that works for them
Secretarial skills from also working the desk (answer phones, book appointments, organize studio, register experience)
2017- 2018 Bluewater Technology
Organize and create content for fundraiser event at Jimmy John’s Field
Create animations and still images using the Adobe Suite for JumboTron.
Design shirts and wristbands and have them printed for event team and give aways
Make Photo Booth layovers in Adobe Illustrator
Work alongside intern teammates to orchestrate each aspect of the event and ensure communication with our followers and designated charity.
2018 Full Sail University Online
Currently pursuing a bachelors in Creative Writing for Entertainment
2013- 2016 Macomb Community College, Warren, MI
Associates Degree in Illustration for Media and Communication Arts
2012 Henry Ford II High School Sterling Heights, MI
High School Diploma
National Honor Society"
"Experienced in Windows: Microsoft Word, Power Point, and Excel
Experienced in Macintosh OS: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, and Autodesk Maya"
Personal Reference: Karianne Spens-Hanna:------------
Painting With a Twist (Manager): Alison Roberts------------
City Year Detroit (Manager): Julia Okada:------------
2015- Served 200 hours for AmeriCorps through ChildSafe Michigan, a foster care mentoring program, in order to encourage at risk youth to pursue secondary education.
2013- Volunteered two weeks as a chaperone for Detroit’s Freedom Tour where kids underwent non-violence training and traced the major events of the civil rights movement
2003-Present- Volunteer at Madison Heights Senior Citizen Center
art, writing, marketing, curating