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Social Media Graphic Designer

Location:
Nanuet, New York, United States
Posted:
September 21, 2019

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SONIA PAPADOPOULOU-BIGGS

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

Nanuet 10954 New York

Tel: +1-845-***-**** / +113**-********

Email: adaeqd@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE To obtain a business opportunity where I can utilize my knowledge and skills in a work place, in the computer field, graphic design, web design and event planning. EDUCATION

University College London

M.S: Computer Science, September 2006

Modules: Database System, Communication & Networks, Algorithms Programming – Java, Architecture and Hardware, Compilers Multimedia Computing, Software Engineering, Operating Systems, Alexander College / University of the West of England, Bristol

BA: Graphic Design, Graduating May 2019

New York Institute of Technology

B.S: Interdisciplinary Studies, May 2005

Majors: Computer Science, Phycology & Business

GPA:3.5

Iona College

Major in Computer Science, 2003-2004

GPA:3.2

Globe Institute of Technology

A.S Web Development, Management and Business, May 2003 GPA:3.7

Fashion Design and Pattern Making - SITAM

Italian SITAM Course in Fashion Design, Cutting and Sewing SCHOLARSHIPS, HONORS, AWARDS

“Graphic Design Challenging the Perception” 3rd International Poster Contest 2018 by Graphic Stories Cyprus Alexander College Academic Scholarship

NYIT Athletic Scholarship, NYIT Basketball Team, Academic Dean’s List, 2004-2005 Iona Athletic Scholarship, Iona Basketball Team, Academic Dean’s List, 2003-2004 Globe Institute of Technology Academic Scholarship, 2001-2003

All-American in Academics, Dean’s List, 2002-2003

Globe Institute Women’s Basketball Team, 2001-2003

Globe Institute of Technology Athletic Scholarship, 2001- 2003

All-Region X first team, 11th in the nation in scoring 20.9 ppg in NJCAA, 2002-2003

Recipient of Most Improved Athlete in Basketball (Globe Inst. of Tech.), 2002- 2003 Captain of Women’s Basketball Team (Highschool, Globe Inst. of Tech.), 2001- 2003 Basketball Camp Coach (PDP Camp, Wisconsin), 2001- 2002 Member of Women’s Basketball National Team of Cyprus and a Fair Player Award, 1998-1999, 2004-2005, 2007-2018

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SKILLS

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Publisher, Outlook, Excel, Internet, Access, FrontPage, Expression Web 3), HTML, Adobe (Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, AfterEffects, Premier Pro), Corel, Autocad, Multimedia Software (VideoPad, Audacity, Gimp, MonkeyJam, Camtasia) LANGUAGES Fluent in Greek and English

WORK EXPERIENCE

07/2019 – Current

EDM World Magazine

Graphic Designer

Create visual concepts, quotes and banners for the EDM World Magazine social media,

Create cover magazines for the magazine.

Designing and producing issues for the magazine (issue 52) 07/2019 – Current

PMT Law Firm

File Clerk

Responsible for maintaining records and documents used in the company’s system.

Responsible for organizing legal documents but in its folders,

Responsible for scanning law documents and apply them in the system,

Handling standard clerical duties, such as normal mail, faxes, phone calls, ordering supplies, and managing office equipment.

01/2019 – 04/2019

PA College Larnaca, CY

Professor of Computer Science

Teaching computing modules including: Fundamentals of Computer Science 01/2018 – 03/2018

PA College Larnaca, CY

Professor of Computer Science

Taught computing modules including: Database Systems, and Software Engineering

Taught business-computing modules, such as Information Systems Management and Information Technology and Services.

April 2019

All Stars Basketball Camp

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Head Camp Administrator

Founder of the All Stars Basketball Camp

Responsible for the daily workout schedule

Responsible for communicating with the public and shareholders

Leading the development of the company’s short- and long-term strategy

Responsible for the structure of the program

Responsibility for managing the company's finances, including financial planning, management of financial risks, record-keeping, and financial reporting.

Creating and implementing the company or organization’s vision and mission 2013- today

Freelance

Graphic Design

Design of invitations cards (party, wedding, christening, baby showers) Sonia Papadopoulou-Biggs

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Designing Posters, banners, logos

Social Media – Design posts for FB and IG, working with the stories, creating events, presentation of the calendar for the company.

Designing small calendars and books design

Marketing Campaigns

Websites - Design and Maintain websites

Event Planning & Organizer

Event Planning and decorations for christenings, Party and Weddings

Design (Invitations, Thank you cards, banners, placemats, flyers, business cards)

Customized gifts

09/2006 - 07/2013

G C School of Careers Nicosia, CY

Teacher of Computer Science

Taught ECDL course (Microsoft Office 2003 and 2010, Computer Theory, Internet, Windows XP and Windows 7) for ages 11-15 years old

Taught O’Level courses (Theory of computer science and working on projects and case study scenarios) for ages 15-17 years old

Taught IGCSE courses (Theory of computer science and information and technology and working on projects and case study) for ages 15-17 years old

Taught AS (creating a web site, discuss and elaborate the back-up office of transactional websites, an e-book, search the internet and explore themselves with the databases, work with Microsoft Frontpage, Adobe Dreamweaver and Microsoft Expression Web 3, Photoshop, access, excel) course for ages 18 years old

Taught Digital Media Skills (teach digital media skills through creative projects such as, digital audio, images and podcasts, video, animation, DVD’s and interactive presentations and websites) Basketball Coach (Boys and Girls)

Taught children fundamental skills and techniques of basketball for ages 11-18 years old

Taught team players the importance of corporation, teamwork, fair play, perseverance and respect by using different types of plays and games design for this purpose

Prepared the team physically and mentally with the use of special drills and exercises for the basketball games against other schools

10/2006 - 05/2013

G C Institute, Nicosia, CY

Teacher of Computer Science

Taught beginner’s classes (Fundamentals of computers, paint, Microsoft word, fundamentals of internet) for ages 8-10 years old

Taught intermediate classes (Introductory of Microsoft Office, Computer Theory, Internet, Outlook) for ages 10-12 years old

Taught ECDL course (Microsoft Office, Computer Theory, Internet) for ages 12-15 years old

Taught AS (creating a web site, an e-book, search the internet and explore themselves with the databases, work with Microsoft Frontpage, Adobe Dreamweaver and Microsoft Expression Web 3, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator access, excel) course for ages 18 years old Taught Adult courses

(Microsoft office, internet)

09/2001 - 06/2003

Globe Institute of Technology, New York, NY

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Associate Director of Athletics

Used HTML to create financial accounts for student-athletes

Maintained and updated these accounts with scholarship information and payments. Interacted with financial aid office.

Tutored athletes in math, accounting, computer science 06/2006 - 08/2013

Gyms – Fit & Fun, Oxygen, Hilton Park, Gymnet and Komanetsi, Nicosia, CY Gym Instructor (Les Mills Instructor – Body Attack)

A fitness aerobics program created by Les Mills company that includes some sports-derived movements, aimed primarily at developing cardiovascular fitness. Summer

06/2007, 06/2008

International Basketball

Basketball Coach

Worked as a basketball coach where I taught young children

Teach young children fundamentals skills on Basketball

Worked with professional coaches who helped me on teaching children some important points to improve their basketball skills

Worked with all ages (of 8-18 years old) and perform with them activities which stress the importance of hard work, corporation and having fun while doing sports 06/2005 - 08/2008

Doves Olympic Movement Camp

Web Designer and Basketball Coach

Create a website

Worked as a basketball coach

Teach young children fundamentals skills on computers and some programming.

Purpose of the camp was to bring together children from two different cultures that faced differences and problems in the past years and our goal was to help them become friends

Promote cultural awareness (bring together Greek Cypriots children and Turkish Cypriots children)

Attended education workshops on children psychology to assist and educate us on how to approach and bring together Greek Cypriots children and Turkish Cypriot children 06/2008 – 07/2008

Peace Players International Camp

Basketball Coach

Worked as a basketball coach

Teach young children fundamentals skills on basketball

Purpose of the camp was to bring together children from two different cultures that faced differences and problems in the past years and our goal was to help them become friends

Promote cultural awareness (bring together Greek Cypriots children and Turkish Cypriots children) 06/2008 - 07/2008

Youth Camp

Web Designer and Basketball Coach

Create a website

Worked as a basketball coach

Purpose of the camp was to gain experience of the basketball field retain basic knowledge of the sport.

1999-2003

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CRASELAND Investment & Insurance Agencies Ltd, Nicosia, Cyprus Secretary

Prepared insurance packages and quotes based on the insurance software

Maintain on excel records for cash collection, cash payments and due dates for payments

Reconcile commission statement received from the insurance company with our records



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