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  • 8/6/2019 Graphic Artist or Graphic Designer or Illustrator or Artist


    David Dziedzic803 W. McKinley RoadOttawa, IL 61350Phone: 630-815-9738E-mail:

    Education:The Illinois Institute of Art, Schaumburg, ILAssociates Degree, Computer Animation, March, 1999College of DuPage, Currently enrolled Elementary Education Major

    Software/Skills: Mac and IBM platforms, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Quark Xpress, Adobe Premiere, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Adobe Pagemill, Fractal DesignPainter, Macromedia Director, 3D StudioMax, Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint,FTP clients, Scanning, Typography, Graphic design, 3D package design, figure andmotion studies, carpentry/sculpting, photography

    Employment History:

    8/07 - Present Instructional Assistant

    As a secondary special education instructional assistant and job coach at GenevaHigh School, I am responsible for helping the developmentally disabled of high

    school age with their secondary schooling and smooth their transition to the working world they will encounter post-graduation. I assist the teacher by allowingthe class to be broken into smaller groups so each student receives more personalized attention. Academic focus is on English, math and science.

    1/06 - 8/07 Kelly Staffing Services

    Customer service and administrative temporary assignments include call center customer care representative for Checkfree Corporation. Handled large volumes of inbound calls and input data, as well as payment research for remittance processing.

    4/99 - Present Freelance Graphic Designer

    Independent contract work for ARCCA, Inc., as a 3D-animation consultant. ARCCA'sclients include the United States Army and Caterpillar: Provided crash simulation and reconstruction for litigation, as well as mechanical diagram simplification, with a heavy emphasis on accuracy. Designed CD album covers for local musical talent, logo design for local entrepreneurs, illustrations for book by local merchant, T-shirt design, wedding invitations and programs, business cards, brochures, photo retouching and enhancement.

    3/02 - 10/05 Bally Total Fitness Corporation, Villa Park, IL

    Assistant Manager: Maintain entrance control, process payments, daily usage reports, customer service, phone reception, coordinate trainers, instructors, sales

    staff, child-care staff and maintenance crew, resolve problems.

    3/00 - 8/01 Dayal & Associates, Inc., Romeoville, IL

    Graphic Designer: One of a team of three full time artists; Handled multiple projects per week and sometimes per day in a small but talented art department; Daily extensive use of Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark Xpress and Dreamweaver on a Mac platform. Designed brochures, direct mail promotions, packaging, catalogs, flyers, sell sheets, CD jewel case inserts. Lead web designer, primarily utilized Macromedia Dreamweaver to design and maintain client web sites; designed corporat

  • 8/6/2019 Graphic Artist or Graphic Designer or Illustrator or Artist


    e identities for clients.

    9/99 - 2/00 Expodesign, Inc., Streamwood, IL

    Designer/Project Coordinator: Designed custom tradeshow exhibits; Assisted withplanning and execution of tradeshow exhibits, ensuring product was built to specifications and delivered on schedule. Utilized MiniCad and Photoshop; introduced3D StudioMax into the firm to simplify design and graphic output; Influenced moving the sales demo animation in-house under my control, saving money on expensive outsourcing. Designed and built the company's web page.

    6/92 - 10/97 Empress River Casino, Joliet, IL

    Blackjack Dealer: Worked for five years as a professional blackjack dealer, handling large sums of money, high-speed math and intense customer service.


    Bally Total Fitness Corporation12440 E. Imperial Hwy.-Suite 300Norwalk, CA 90650Phone Number 562-484-2000Email address: N/A

    John JanischExpodesign, Inc.-President1359 Yorkshire Drive Suite 100AStreamwood, IL 60107Phone Number: 630-830-9400Email Address:

    Jim MyersDayal & Associates, Inc.-Creative DirectorPhone Number: 815-886-3245150 E. Anton DriveRomeoville, IL 60446

    Email Address: N/A

    David DrewniakGartner Hyundai Saab-Fleet ManagerPhone Number: 630-302-5000Email Address:

    Craig CollinsGeneva School District 304227 N. Fourth StreetGeneva, IL 60134630-463-3000