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TYLER STAUFFER 2411 Morrow Place Bethel Park, PA 15102 (814) 335-1550 tstauf72@yahoo.com http:// tstaufferphoto.shutterfly.com

EDUCATION MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY | Erie, PA Bachelor of Arts: Art Education Minor: Photography

GPA: 3.681

SKILLS Artistic: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture Digital: Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Photography, and Createbot, Vendini Project Management: 5pm File Formats: TIF, EPS, JPG, PDF, PNG Macintosh and PC Platforms Microsoft Suite 2009 and higher EXPERIENCE MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF RESIDENCE LIFE | ERIE, PA Resident Assistant | August 2009 – August 2012 •Run and organize programs to educate and promote community and a safe learning and living environment •Facilitate a living environment for 30 freshmen male residents after previously serving in the sophomore-living area (apartment-style living) •Trained in conflict resolution, crisis intervention, and active listening ERIC SMYKLO PHOTOGRAPHY | ERIE, PA Production/Photography | July 2010 – August 2012 •Determine photographs to use for final editing •Utilize Photoshop to assist photographer with minimal editing •Photograph weddings as a back-up photographer •Operate photo booth at weddings MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY MARY D’ANGELO PERFORMING ARTS CENTER | ERIE, PA Marketing and Advertising/Graphic | August 2010 - February 2012

•Effectively work with a team of 3 designers •Manage the website and its content utilizing Createbot and Werkbot •Create design for print and web, such as billboards, postcards, posters, animated banners, and newspaper/magazine advertisements •Photograph events and receptions of performances or speakers, such as Buddy Guy, Wynton Marsalis, Yamato, Complexions, and Trey McIntyre Dance Co. •Use the 5pm system to manage projects •Create event calendars and spread sheets of performances using MS Word and Excel


TYLER STAUFFER 2411 Morrow Place Bethel Park, PA 15102 (814) 335-1550 tstauf72@yahoo.com

EXPERIENCE (CONTINUED) MERCYHURST MERCIAD | Erie, PA Photography Editor | August 2008 - May 2011 •Student-run newspaper •Organized inventory of photographs used on a weekly basis by story category •Managed the work flow by assigning photo shoots, designing page layouts, ads, and photographing various events, performances, news, and features MERCYHURST UNIVERSITY ART DEPARTMENT | Erie, PA Research Assistant | August 2008 - May 2009

•Year-long research project exploring the use of SecondLife as an Art Education/History Education resource in the classroom through the eyes of an Avatar: AbeLincoln Magic •Presented our findings and research at the Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference, and the PETE&C Conference •Presented a presentation on wikispaces and their use in research and development at Edinboro University’s Technology Expo ACTIVITIES 2008-Present Mercyhurst Art Education Club, NAEA Student Chapter •President, Spring 2011-Present 2008-2011 Photography Club HONORS 2009-2011 Work exhibited in Mercyhurst College juried Student Art Show 2009 Inducted into Kappa Delta Pi (National Education Honors Society) 2009 Inducted into Phi Eta Sigma (Mercyhurst College Freshman National Honor Society) 2009 Presented Research Project, “Abraham LincolnMagic,” for three conferences • Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo & Conference • Pennsylvania Art Education Association Conference • C-CUE Technology Forum 2008-Present Dean’s List at Mercyhurst College AWARDS 2008-Present Sister Angelic Art Scholarship 2008-Present Egan Scholarship 2010 Clyde M. McGeary Scholarship 2008 Gollumpic Art Scholarship 2008 Sara S. Folino Art Scholarship


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