Resume


Vaughn B. Jennings-White

615 ne 22nd st. apt. 1105

Miami, Fl 33137

Mobile: 863-660-9617

Email: vaughnjenningswhite@gmail.com

I’m a bilingual artist with several years of experience in customer service.. I’m very passionate about art and design.

Experience

Starbucks, Miami, Fl

Barista, June-current

§ Offer award winning customer service.

§ Handle customer transactions

§ Prepare beverages and food.

§ Maintain store cleanliness.

 

Friends With You Internship, Miami, Fl

Animation & Graphic Design, January 2011-current

§ Research and develop new products for Wish Come True line.

§ Create animations in Adobe flash and After Effects

§ Model prototype products for WCT in 3dsMax

§ Develop Character turnarounds and situational events in Adobe Illustrator

 

Grace Alexandria, Tampa, FL

Commercial Artist, July 2006-July 2010

§ Used traditional mediums: graphite, charcoal, watercolor, and oil paint and software such as Photoshop CS2,CS3, Painter IX, X.

§ Responsible for the direction of the art division of the company.

§ Managed coworkers in the art division of the company.

§ Developed logos and used Illustrator to create presentable assets for other subdivisions within the company.

 

Storyboarding Internship, Tampa, FL

Story board Artist January-March 2009

§ Assisted in developing ideas for upcoming Marvel and Cartoon Network titles.

§ Developed storyboards under strict time obligations.

§ Gained knowledge of the cartoon industry.

 

Fed Ex, Tampa, Fl

Package handler March 2006-June 2006

§ Transported packages from the conveyor belt to their assigned delivery trucks.

 

 

§ Interacted with personnel in order to coordinate product placement.

 

Meijers, Novi, MI

Store associate May 2005- January 2006

§ Provided customer service to store patrons.

§ Regularly performed inventory of store merchandise.

§ Stocked merchandise throughout the store.

§ Partnered with other store associates to ensure the cleanliness the store’s departments.

§ Maintained the cleanliness and organization of the stock room.

 

Comerica Bank, Southfield, MI

Bank Teller May 2003-Dec 2003

§ Assisted customers with opening new accounts while managing old accounts.

§ Handled Vault, Safe deposit, and Drive-through transactions.

§ Promoted new bank services, bank credit cards and loan services.

§ Processed transactions accurately and efficiently in accordance with established policies.

§ Balanced cash ranging from $50-$5000 fund daily.

 

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts in

Media Arts & Animation

The Art Institute of Tampa

Tampa, FL

(completed degree)

Bachelor of Fine Art in

Interdisciplinary Electronic Arts

Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

Biology with a focus in Premed

Bachelor of Science (exchange student)

Tohoku University

Sendai, Japan

Biology with a focus in Premed

Bachelor of Science

Michigan Technological University

Houghton, MI

Skill Sets

Computer: Windows and Mac Os. Modeling: 3ds Max, Zbrush, Maya. Digital Art Tools: Photoshop 7, CS2, CS3, Corel Painter IX, X, Flash, Adobe Illustrator, html, Fine Arts: Oil, Water Color, Gauche, Acrylics, Graphite, Ink, Clay, Sculpy. Language: Japanese.

Achievements

January 19, 2011 winner of the juried 5 Minutes of Fame artist

competition at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA).

References

Available upon request.

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