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EXPERIENCE

PRG SCENIC TECHNOLOGIES - FREELANCE SCENIC ARTIST Winter 2014 Manual fabrication of scenic installation. Large-scale foam cutting and carving (Hotwire, Chainsaw, Sawzall). Scale digital rendering measurements and plot structure silhouettes for cutting. Available Flexibility to work in various mediums on a multitude of projects. CRAFTISTAS - PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT Summer 2012 Develop prototypes & optimize packaging materials. Research fashion trends & crafting interests. Shoot photos for promo, tutorial, package & web use. Bundle & budget projects. SYRACUSE POSTER PROJECT - MARKETING & PROMOTIONS Spring 2012 Web optimization & ad management using Google Analytics/AdWords. Social Networking (Twitter, Facebook, Etsy). Event photography. Develop marketing materials for upcoming events. Promotional packaging materials. SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SKI RACING TEAM - WEB RELATIONS Spring 2012 Manage Club Team website. Optimize web presence & Site traffic. CAMP HARMONY - HEAD GUARD & SWIM INSTRUCTOR Summer 2009-2013 Maintain and manage facility for camp-wide usage. Responsible for ongoing training of junior guards Oversee 300+ children/staff. Supervise and train 10+ guards. Design innovative approaches to swim instruction for children ages 2-14. Implement Lifeguard, First Aid, & CPR training when applicable.

LEADERSHIP

SEE.ME.COM’S “#CREATIVESRISING” PHOTO EXHIBITION ARTIST Fall 2013 SEE.ME.COM’S “STORY OF THE CREATIVE” PHOTO EXHIBITION ARTIST Summer 2013 DEAN’S LIST Fall 2010, Fall 2011, Spring 2012, Summer 2012 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SKI RACING CLUB TEAM JV CAPTAIN 2009-2013 DELTA GAMMA FRATERNITY (RHO CHAPTER) ACTIVE MEMBER 2010-2013 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY (CVPA) TOUR GUIDE 2012-2013 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY GOON SQUAD VOLUNTEER Fall 2010, 2011 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY PHOTO LITERACY PROJECT MENTOR Fall 2010 “FLINTSPIRATION” MURAL, (Flint Hall, Syracuse, NY) ARTIST Spring 2010

SKILLS

SOFTWARE Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML, Rhino 3D, Sketchup, Prezi, IMovie, Arduino PHOTOGRAPHY B&W/Color Dark Room and Film, Digital, Photo Editing, Printing FIBERS Sewing, Patternmaking, Weaving, Crocheting, Knitting, Dying Tecniques, Batik, Shibori, Nuno Felting, Embroidery PLASTICS Foam Carving/Cutting, Vacuum-Forming, Oven-Forming, Mold-Making, CNC, LaserCut, Shop Tools METALS Welding, Forging, Mold-Making, Pouring, Sanding, Polish/Finishes, Soldering, Annealing, Shop Tools WOOD Sanding, Cutting/Carving, Oil/Finishes, Shop Tools CERAMICS Slip Casting, Glazing

EDUCATION

SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS, SYRACUSE, NY B.F.A. Sculpture (Fiber Arts Concentration) May 2013 SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF INFORMATION STUDIES (ISCHOOL), SYRACUSE, NY Information Technology, Design, and Start-ups Minor May 2013 PRATT INSTITUTE, BROOKLYN, NY Photography Pre-College Semester Summer 2008

MOLLIE KNOPF

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Mollie Knopf's Resume 2014