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Customer Service Manager

National City, California, United States
40,000 / yr
May 03, 2012
Contact Info:


**** ********* *****

Carlsbad, CA 92009

(619) ***-****


Obtain a position that will utilize my knowledge and skills in the areas of User Experience Design, Information Architecture, and Project Management


University of California San Diego

• BS Degree Cognitive Science Specializing in Human Computer Interaction

• Graduated Cum Laude Winter Quarter 2011


Research Associate, University of California San Diego, Department of Cognitive Science, Interactive Cognition Laboratory, La Jolla, CA (January 2011 – present)

• Collaborate closely with Professor David Kirsh Phd. on scientific research projects

• Conduct ethnographic interviews and code ethnographic video data

• Assist with curriculum development for Cognitive Aspects of Digital Design course

• Experience working with human test subjects and following proper safety and confidentiality protocol

• Handle finances and purchasing records for federal grants

• Manage the lab in the long-term absence of Dr. Kirsh

• Hold meetings and brainstorming sessions as well as supervise work of subordinate staff

• Manage lab staff to facilitate productivity and make certain project deadlines are met

• Responsible for multiple research projects’ task analysis for continued forward progress and ultimate success

Barista, Customer Service/Sales Associate Café Calabria Carts, San Diego, CA (June 2008 – July 2011)

• Prepared a variety of beverages according to consumer specifications in a timely manner and worked with team members to provide quality customer service

• Followed food and beverage procedure for cleaning work-station, washed dishes, utensils and equipment

• Took inventory, handled money, made change, handled problems with difficult customers and acted as manager in the absence of the owner

Field Supervisor/Photographer, Sports Photography Inc., Santee, CA (February 2004 – May 2008)

• Sport team photographer promoted to Field Supervisor while in high school

• Directed flow of photo-shoots, problem solved, repaired cameras and equipment, organized and set up shoots for the team each day

• Required excellent interpersonal skills with children and adults

• Also worked in the photography lab, assembled trophies, plaques and other products, which required the use of machinery and power tools


• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

• Experienced in interaction design, information architecture, use cases, creating personas, and creating wireframes

• Completed relevant coursework as follows: Cognitive Aspect of Digital Design, Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Design Studio, Cognitive Ethnography, Modeling & Data Analysis