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YOYO Q. FOWLER (Sample Resume)

666 Beelzebub
Transylvania, CA  66666
(123) 481-3025 (home); (123) 456-7890 (work)
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Technician and Sales Associate, Satan's Photo Products, 13 Hallow's Eve  Avenue, Transylvania, CA 66666.  Cruella DeVil,  Supervisor. (123) 456-7890 or (800) 987-6543.  March 1994 - present.

  • Acted as company PC specialist and Macintosh user for digital imaging, manipulation, editing, and design; desktop publishing, and hardware upgrade consultation
  • Performed routine sales and consultation services for customers with professional photo needs (specialized equipment and film, educating customers in Kodak Q-lab development technology), and update customers on new products, trends, and supplies.
  • Maintained relationship with specialized users in the field, and used this network to sell large equipment (scanners, digital cameras, quantity sales of cameras and supplies, film recorders).
  • Field representative at local Photography trade shows.
  • Performed lab services (black and white, color film processing and developing) on Noritsu RA-4 and C-41 machines.
Photography Judge for annual Southern Transylvanian  Nature Photography association (STNP), 1996-7, and sole judge for Satan Says Camera Club competition, 1997.
  • Critiqued and scored over 100 entries; provided feedback and workshopping.
Assistant Manager, Bookstar, Transylvania, CA 66666.  October 1991 - January 1993.
  • Supervised shifts for 6 or more employees.
  • Responsible for receiving and maintaining inventory.
  • handled returns and customer complaints.
  • Acted as liaison between manager and  staff.

Pellissippi  State, Transylvania, CA. 1995-7.

  • Studied computer programming and web page design.
University of Beelzebub, Transylvania, CA.  Summer - Fall, 1993.
  • Performed graduate-level course work in history and theory.
University of Purgatory, Purgatory, CA.  1985-9.B.A. earned 1989.
  • Majored in History; minored in Philosophy.
  • Member of  History Forum Club and Students for Democratic Initiative, which sought to promote  student and administrative awareness of the liberal arts.
  • Named Dean's List scholar.
  • Softwares: Photoshop, Pagemaker, Quark, MS Word , WordPerfect, Adobe Illustrator, Excel, Quattro Pro, Access, D-base, Netscape, MS Internet Explorer.
  • Platforms: DOS, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, Unix, Macintosh.
  • Languages: HTML (Hotdog Pro, Front Page, PageMill), Basic, Visual Basic, Pascal, C, Assembly language.
  • Local Area Networks: Netware, Windows 95, Windows NT.
  • Computer hardware service and maintenance: Perform hardware upgrades and installation on computers for friends and associates.
  • Photography: Proficient in Digital imaging, editing, manipulation, black & white, color film developing.
Shows and Publications
  • Showed photography in several juried shows and competitions, including  Dogwood Arts Festival and Transylvania Valley Fair Photography competition.
  • Published several critiques and reviews of computer software and games in online web sites such as CNet, Game Power, and Game Spot.
  • Produced and edited monthly newsletter forTransylvanian  Mountain Bike Club, January 1995 - May 1996. Distributed publication to over 200 members.
Volunteerism and Community Service
  • Judged Satan's  Middle School Photography Competition, Spring 1997. Provided advice to aspiring photographers.
  • Assisted in construction of several  houses for Habitat for Humanity, 1991 - present.
  • Acted as Assistant Youth Director for local church group.  Served as mentor and advisor to at-risk teens.
  • Financed college education through bartending (worked for five years with same company).
  • Member of Transylvanian Mountain Bike Club.
  • Hobbies include bicycling, camping, and reading.
References Available Upon Request
Career Services Office
Western Carolina University
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