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Living or surviving? (looking for a new career choice in central NJ)?

This is what I have for my resume (sans contact info and references) I need some great info to help out. Just a recap on my current info: working in a brokerage firm doing maintenance (in which I am currently fed up with), I did college and have an ASA and need to land a better job. Obviously, I want to live instead of surviving. I am 27, have MS (this is a reason why I am looking for a no labor job) and fee; that my time in college has been wasted. (Also, I do not know which category to place this in so if this is in the "wrong" one, please forgive me) Enough of the depression talk, here is my info: PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Maintenance/Mailroom clerk/Operations assistant MAXIM Group – New York, NY (Brokerage firm) • BEGINNING: December 2008 – Present • Maintenance responsibilities: Cleanliness of office space • Mail room responsibilities: Sort & distribute mail, deliver office supplies to departments. • Operations responsibilities: Open, modify or close trader and personal accounts. Deal with NetExchange (Pro and 360),Microsoft Excel, and Document Tracking Pre-Press Coordinator Wyld Grant Format Imaging - Linden, NJ (Print Shop) • BEGINNING: September 2008 END: October 2008 • Worked with client images for preparation before printing • Use of Apple Mac Pro for projects and file conversions • Worked on using Roland Solojet Pro III printer • Helping with manual work in warehouse area (IE Lifting, sorting, packing and shipping items) Product Placement Supervisor Home Decor Products, Inc. - Edison, NJ (Home product seller) BEGINNING: January 2008 END: January 2008 • Through Lorelei Temp Agency • Placed product photos on website • Fixed and cleaned digital images • Placed or changed item prices • Removed discontinued items • Helped employees with troubleshooting such as HTML or graphic manipulation Lead Graphic Designer Ram Products, Inc. - East Brunswick, NJ (Dental and Fashion drill specialist) BEGINNING: October 2006 END: August 2007 • Worked on photos of various products to be shown on Ebay • Managed brochure template • Managed flyer template, text color and product look • Taken digital images of products for print or online viewing • In charge of magazine advertisements with design responsibility • Worked on excel for data entry • Hard copy file work placed in order PERSONAL SKILLS • Freehand illustrations skills executed in various mediums (IE pencil, pen, charcoal, paint, pastel, etc) • Desktop publishing • Maintains own LLC (Real Myth Clothing) • Maintains and updates own website (http://www.realmythclothing.com) • Freelance design • Promotional work (i.e. flyers, letterheads, stationery signs, business cards, logo’s, and brochures • Digital photograph retouching • Advertisements for magazines, newspapers, and other visual mediums • Web design and maintenance • Execute thoughts verbally and visually • Willing to learn new programs EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND SCHOOL: Middlesex County College, Edison, New Jersey GRADUATION: May 2006 DEGREE: A.A.S. in Media Arts & Advanced Graphic Design TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY Platforms: Windows 95/ME/XP, Mac OS X Leopard Applications: Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3, Illustrator CS/CS2/CS3, ImageReady CS/CS2, Indesign CS/CS2, Procreate Painter 7, Corel Painter 9, QuarkXpress 6, CATMAN, Macromedia Dreamweaver 7 & 8 (HTML, CSS), Microsoft Applications (FrontPage, Word, Excel), Net Exchange 3.0, Net Exchange 360, Document Tracker

Asked By: wjplaud83 - 11/9/2010
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Answered By: DJ - 11/9/2010
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