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Name: Caryn Girardi
Date of Birth: 13 July 1985
   
Contact: caryn@mpslair.com
   
Skills: 2D & 3D Animation
Graphic Design
HTML/CSS Design
   
Software Proficiency: Adobe Photoshop, 5 years
Adobe Illustrator, 2 years
Adobe Flash, 3 years
HTML & CSS, 5 years
Autodesk Maya, 3 years
   
Education:

Diploma in Advanced Studies in Character Animation
AnimationMentor.com, Emeryville CA United States, Ongoing

Bachelor of Animation - 3D Animation
Griffith University, Brisbane QLD Australia, November 2008

High School Diploma with Honors
Kings Park High School, Kings Park NY United States, June 2003

   
Work Experience:


Zombster.com.au

August 2008 - Present
Zombster, Retail Store, Brisbane Australia
Creative Designer, Web Master, Event Organizer
    Designed the promotional material for the new store
including the logo, business cards and online store. This
included working with a pre-existing web store package to
reinvent the functionality and format to the Managing
Director?s satisfaction while working within the limitations of
the package. I also designed eye-catching advertisements for
print in newspapers, magazines and flyers.


GirardisLawnCare.com

January 2007 - January 2009
Girardi's Lawn Care, Sarasota FL USA
Web Designer
    Designed and maintained the website for my brother?s lawn
care business. This included content creation for the
information portion of the website and maintaining a portfolio
of photos of his residential and commercial work. Website
closed in 2009 as the business was sold on. A screenshot of the
website can be viewed in the Design Gallery.

June - August - 2000 - 2006
Contemporary Realty Solutions, Inc., Smithtown, NY USA
Assistant Accounts Payable
    Assisted with paying contractors, filing and sending communication. Business closed in 2007.

August 2004 - May 2005
Rice University Foreign Language Department Faculty Development Lab, Houston, TX USA
Faculty Assistant
    Aided faculty members in developing course websites,
graphic and audio material to be self-maintained at their own
leisure.