Resume


Tiffany T. Farmakis-Day
Tif Does Art

www.tifdoesart.com


OBJECTIVE

A position that will utilize my creativity, people skills, organizational abilities and innovative knowledge.

Demonstrated Experience Including:

  • Highly motivated, efficient and energetic with the capacity to handle numerous tasks simultaneously.
  • Knowledgeable and creative, have worked in a variety of media both traditional and digital.
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills.
  • Dedication, outstanding work ethic and willingness to undergo training to become an effective contributor.
  • Use of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Dreamweaver, In-Design, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Acrobat.

    WORK EXPERIENCE


    Sales Associate/ Artist of the Month Coordinator/ Website Design/Social Media / Art Instructor:
    Exeter Fine Crafts: Exeter, N.H
    December 2010- Present

    Sales Associate
  • Responsible for maintaining store/register, answering phones and providing great customer service.

    Artist of the Month Coordinator
  • Responsible for organizing and promoting all Artist of the Month events, this including managing event/reception times, gathering Artist Information and Writing Monthly Press Release

    Website Design/Social Media
  • Redesigned and maintain the organization's website. Maintain all socia media accounts.

    Art Instructor
  • Teach various fine art and fine craft classes from ages 5-adult.

    Chocolate Adviser:
    Lindt Chocolate: Londonderry, N.H
    March 2010- June 2011

    Chocolate Adviser
  • Responsible for maintaining store, answering phones, contributing to the store's daily/weekly sales plan and providing superior customer service for a pleasant shopping experience.

    Gallery and Illustration Assistant/Digital Lab Monitor:
    New Hampshire Institute of Art: Manchester, N.H
    January 2008- May 2010

    Illustration Assistant/Digital Lab Monitor
  • Assisted Illustration Head with various department needs including classroom organization, hanging student artwork and editing event newsletters.
  • Responsible for maintaining digital labs and assisting students with various technical problems.
  • Recognized for my department knowledge, friendly demeanor and willingness to go above and beyond to assist both students and faculty.

    Gallery Assistant
  • Assisted Gallery Head in organizing/promoting shows, hanging artwork, hosting openings and maintaining gallery appearance by acting as an impromptu handyman.
  • Worked with a team of individuals to turn a once defunct student run gallery into a successful venue for students, faculty and visiting artists.

    Front-line Coordinating Manager/ Cash Office Associate:
    T.J. Maxx: Londonderry, N.H.; Canoga Park, CA; Granada Hills, CA
    August 1998- August 2007

    Frontline Coordinating Manager
  • Recognized store-wide for my efficiency and general store knowledge. Working at different locations also allowed me to get more familiar with the varying merchandise and diverse cliental.
  • Responsible for training new associates and introducing them to the store, this included register training, merchandise training and processing training.
  • Maintaining Front Lines: Answering phones, Taking care of Customer/Associate complaints, Updating Register Programs and completing daily schedule.

    Cash Office Associate
  • Reviewing Daily Cash Deposits by Generating and Updating Credit Card, Cash, Merchandise Credit, Gift Certificate and Check Reports. Worked with help-desk on any register/ system issues.
  • Replenish Register Bags for use the next day.

    Design Editor / News Editor/ Editorial Cartoonist:
    Los Angeles Valley College, Los Angeles Valley Star, Valley Glen, CA
    January 2002- May 2005

    Recognized statewide for my writing achievements in News, Feature and Opinion writing.

    Design Editor
  • Was responsible for the overall paper design/layout. Worked with both writers and photographers to discuss future issues and suggest layout improvements.
  • Recognized statewide for achievements in paper design, winning the coveted JACC Pace Setter Award in 2004 and 2005.

    News Editor
  • Worked with reporters by assigning stories/helping writers with issues pertaining to their assignments.
  • Responsible for designing news section page layouts.

    Editorial Cartoonist
  • Responsible for the weekly editorial cartoons by working closely with the Opinion Editor.
  • Recognized statewide for my achievements in Editorial Cartoon, taking home many awards, including first place at the 2005 mail-in JACC competition.

    EDUCATION

    New Hampshire Institute of Art, Manchester, NH
    Bachelor's Degree in Illustration, May 2010, G.P.A 3.84
    Full Academic Achievements - Summa Cum Laude - Deans List 2008, 2009, 2010

    Los Angeles Valley College, Valley Glen, CA
    Associate's degree in Journalism, May 2005
    Full Academic Achievements - 2003, 2004, 2005

    Londonderry High School, Londonderry, NH
    High School Diploma, 1999
    National Honor Society | Art Academic Award | Art Club Service | Donuhue Art Scholarship