●B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV Graduated: Summer 2018
●Diploma in Videography, Photography, and Video Editing, Master Fine Arts Training Center Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Graduated: 2003
●Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effect, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Fusion 360, SolidWorks, Cinema 4D, Matlab, SQL, HTML, CSS, BOOTSTRAP, SQL Server 2014/2016, and Microsoft Visual Studio.
●Operating Systems such as Mac & Windows.
●Designed Hovercraft Using Fusion 360 and SolidWorks.
●Designed the Fairing/Aerodynamics part of a tricycle (Human powered Vehicle) and Fluid analysis of the fairing Using Fusion 360.
HAFD Web, Graphics Designer & Web-designer VA, Alexandria October 2013 - Present
●LOGO animations, Video editing and graphics designing. See video here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCq9ivDOMMTkehJx_3QTWWkQ
●Create flyers, logos, and design the front end of a website using CSS, HTML, Bootstrap for different organizations. See website here: www.hafdweb.com
Ethiopian Yellow Page, Graphics Designer & Web-designer DC December 2012 – Present
●Design flyers, Ads, Posters, logos, Magazines, and Books using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign for Ethiopian Yellow Page.
●Create 3D Models and logo animations Using Fusion 360/SolidWorks, and Cinema 4D.
●Edit documentaries, Music Video clips, and 2D advertisement videos using Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro, and Adobe After Effect.
●Take pictures and videos for advertisement using a professional cameras.
●working on Ms-word and understanding section 508 requirements.
●Prepare books, magazines, flyers for Publishing or printing with the proper format and quality.
BBN Radio, Video Editor & Graphics Designer Silver-spring, MD January 2016 – August 2017
●Edited News videos for their YouTube channel using Final Cut Pro X and Adobe premiere pro.
●Edited cover pages and posters using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.
Children’s Home Society and Family Services(CHSFS), Video Editor and Graphics Designer
Ethiopia March 2007 – March 2010
●Edited documentary films for children adopted through CHSFS agency using Adobe premiere pro.
●Prepared film advertisements and magazine covers using Adobe Photoshop.
●Trained cameramen how to take a video and a picture.
●Trained social workers and journalist on how to use Adobe Photoshop.
Master Fine Arts and Vocational Training Center, Teacher A.A, Ethiopia February 2005 – March 2007
●Taught advanced level video editing, photo editing, and photography techniques.
●Lectured and led practical lab classes.
●Supported students on how to use Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Premiere Pro for their projects.
●Participated in taking a video and editing of a film called “Zema Hiwot” produced by Master Fine Arts and Vocational Training Center.
Cornell University, Research Assistant July 2003 October 2003
● Helped Oloro McHugh who was Doctoral student by measuring stream runoff, soil compaction, and canopy cover.
● Supervised farm workers and translated Amharic (Ethiopian national language) to English for research groups.
●Wrote weekly report about every activity and progress of our research.
●Fluent in English and Amharic