Graphic Artist


Kara Phillips


(832) 439-3003 • 1429 Cavender Dr, Hurst TX 76053


KaraAPhillips@gmail.com www.KaraAPhillips.com


Objective


My goal is to find an opportunity to develop my ability to provide visual solutions in a multimedia artist opening. I would like to build on my experience from the last eight years. I have a strong work ethic and am ready to face any challenge to complete the tasks provided to me. I am also looking to broaden my design skills in various positions.




Education


The University of Texas at Dallas


Master of Fine Arts, Arts and Technology, May 2015 (GPA )




Sam Houston State University


Bachelors of Fine Arts, Animation, May 2011 (GPA )




Experience


Kaman's Art Shoppes, Inc. - Caricature Artist/Body Artist


March 2016 - Present


Created colorful designs on customers faces with paint, applied custom henna designs on customers, drew caricatures of customers.



Advantage Technical Resourcing - Digital Web Consultant


July 2015 - December 2015


Worked with clients about their business and created the textual, visual and aural content for their website. Created the design for the website and thoroughly reviewed with clients before publishing sites.




Amber Does Dallas - Graphic Designer


August 2014 - August 2015


Assisted the Marketing Manager for Rocky Horror Picture Show Shadow Cast. Primary responsibilities included, designing posters, flyers and programs for the events.



Tumbleweed Pizza Partners, Pizza Hut - Delivery Driver


August 2014 - July 2015


Provided customer service by answering and taking phone orders, delivering orders, creating unique pizzas, and counted inventory.




Barnes & Noble - Cafe Server


July 2013 - August 2014


Created personalized drink orders, baked and served fresh cookies, muffins and other baked goods. Cleaned cafe area, restocked gifts and candy fixtures. Counted inventory and placed merchandise orders.




Picco Coatings Co - Accounting Assistant


August 2011 - January 2012  


Worked with QuickBooks and Unix to enter invoices. In addition, validated internal documents for clarity, filed invoices, balanced petty cash, and answered vendor concerns.




Sam Houston State University - Service Team Employee


May 2011 - August 2011  


Assisted with work orders, along with assisting professors and students with technical issues and various problems  throughout specific computer labs and classrooms.




Sam Houston State University - Computer Lab Assistant and Paper Crew


June 2009 - August 2011  


Assisted clients and staff with technical issues, concerns, and problems in computer labs and delivered paper and toner to campus computer labs.




IT@SAM at Sam Houston State University - Graphic Designer


September 2010 - May 2011


Designed logos, posters, flyers, PowerPoint and word templates for the Sam Houston Office of Information Technology.




Programs


Adobe Creative Suite, Autodesk Maya,Unity 3D, Camilyo, Salesforce, UDK, Corel Painter, Windows, Microsoft products, Mac OS, Toon Boom.


Skills


Google AdWords Certified, Project Management, Website Design, Drawing, Illustration, Graphic Design, Logo Design, Animation, Sculpture, Interviewing Skills, Customer Service.




References upon request





 

  • ID#: 109131
  • Location: Irving, TX , 75063

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