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digital multimedia design and photography

Chicago, Illinois, United States
November 21, 2018

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“I am an intelligent artist skilled in

multiple forms of creative

communication. I strive to learn

from every situation that comes

my way from collaborating with

a team to executing new coding

skills. I believe every detail

matters and enjoy nothing more

than visualizing with a client their

needs and wants to produce the

perfect outcome for them.”

Betsy Zacate

212 West Washington


Chicago, IL 60606

p. 708-***-****




Final Cut Pro


Mac OS X







Millikin University

B.A. Music 2000

Selected Achievements

18th Annual Exhibition, Harold Washington College, Chicago, IL May 2017, Honorable Mention, 2017

Wonder :: Works on Paper, Chicago Art Department and Fine Arts, November 2016

UnNatural Selections :: It Must Be Art: It’s making me uncomfortable, Chicago Art Department and Fine Arts, Chicago, IL, November 2015 Chess Journalist of America, Annual Awards 2014

Best Humorous Contribution, Betsy Dynako

Chess Life, Feb 2014

Chess Journalist of America, Annual Awards 2011

Best Interview Runner-up, Betsy Dynako with photos by Betsy Dynako, Kamsky On The Record, Chess Life, Feb 2011

International Conference on Endometriosis, Featured Artist, Endometriosis Association International Conference, Milwaukee, WI October 2006

Work History

Freelance Multimedia Designer/Coder

June 2017 to Present

Communicate with clients to determine needs and desired outcomes. Produce designs through creativity, typography, and appropriate Adobe software. Create dynamic websites using the latest Web scripting languages. Betsy Dynako Photographer

Owner, Photographer

February 2013 to Present

Facilitate negotiations, sales, and ensure the proper execution of contracts. Conceive, organize, and execute photo sessions with subjects. as well as document real time events.

Chess Life Online and Chess Life Magazine

Regular Contributor: Photographer and Writer

June 2006 to Present

Determine a story’s emphasis, format, and produce an engaging article. Manage teams to cover National Chess Championships.

Arrange and conduct interviews.

Near North Montessori School

After School Teacher and Summer Instructor - Chess August 2005 to July 2010

Wrote, designed and produced educational materials. Instructed students individually and in groups, using various teaching methods. Education Software/Languages

Harold Washington College

Digital Multimedia Design

Ceramics / 3D Art 2018


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