Updated June 18, 2016

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Objective Seeking opportunities to contribute to design, communication and public relations
Education Michigan Technological University (MTU) – Houghton, MI
      BS Scientific and Technical Communication – Completed December 2008
      Minor Earth Science
Kirtland Community College (KCC) – Roscommon, MI
      AS Computer Information Systems – September 1999 to April 2004; Winter 2010
Work Experience Ohashi Technica – Murfreesboro, TN
      Lead Sales Representative – April 2015 to present
            Tier I supplier for Honda and Nissan; Tier II supplier for Toyota
            Managed 26 customer accounts ($1.2 million monthly sales)
            Achieved $203,000 new monthly business
            Negotiated the addition of four new customers
            Balanced office work and traveling to provide direct customer service on location
            Worked in a non-commission, results-driven sales setting 45 to 50 hours per week
NT Tool – Franklin, TN
      Office / Warehouse Assistant – January 2015 to March 2015
            Edited catalogs and fliers for spelling, grammar and clarity of meaning
            Developed and managed multiple user-oriented databases
            Responsible for warehouse management and organization
            Prepared and packaged products for delivery to customers
            Performed general office work in a fast-paced environment
  The JET Programme – Isahaya, Japan
      Assistant Language Teacher – August 2010 to August 2014
            Translated official Japanese documents into English
            English teaching in Japanese public schools
            Corrected and edited students' English papers and homework
            Developed lesson plans and created informative presentations
            Participated in cultural exchange and school events
United States Census Bureau – Roscommon, MI
      Enumerator – April 2010 to May 2010
            Interviewed residents and conducted census questionnaires
            Completed followup paperwork and clerical responsibilities
Michigan Tech Housing and Residential Life – Houghton, MI
      Graphic Designer and Webmaster – April 2008 to May 2009
            Created and maintained information resources including websites and brochures
            Designed media according to University Identity Standards and Editorial Guide
            Coordinated large projects across Michigan Tech departments
Michigan Technological University Athletics – Houghton, MI
      Cameraman and Videographer – September 2004 to June 2009
            Filmed NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey and Division II Women's Basketball
            Developed promotional videos and prepared media for live broadcast
Weyerhaeuser – Grayling, MI
      Database Designer and Utility – June 2004 to July 2010; September 2014 to October 2014
            Transferred paper database files to a new Excel spreadsheet database
            Composed user-oriented manual for database maintenance
            Maintained facilities in a safety-conscious manufacturing setting
Computer Skills Operating Systems – Windows • Macintosh • Linux • UNIX
Programming – HTML • CSS • PHP • Ajax • JavaScript • C++ • Java
Adobe SuitePhotoshop • Illustrator • InDesignDreamweaver • Premier • Acrobat Pro
Microsoft OfficeWord • Excel • PowerPoint • Access
Other SoftwareWacom Tablet • Pro Tools • Tricaster Studio
Leadership President (2006–2008) – Japanese culture student organization HARO
      Accomplishments – Chaired constitution revision committee and oversaw convention coordination
Public Relations (2005–2006) – Japanese culture student organization HARO
      Accomplishments – Coordinated relationships with corporations and special interest groups
Intramural Sports Team Captain (2007–2009) – Michigan Tech Broomball
      Accomplishments – Coordinated team affairs with intramural sports officials
News Director (2005–2006) – college radio WMTU
      Accomplishments – Trained peers in technologies and styles expected of a recording studio
Relevant Experience Freelance web design, graphic design and photography since 1999
Freelance writing and copyediting since 2006
Freelance review and critical writing since 2011
Freelance Japanese translation since 2012
Freelance game design since 2013
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certification (TEFL) 2014
Languages Japanese (conversational)
Spanish (intermediate)