August 2012 Resume - Tink Newman


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August 2012 Resume - Tink Newman

  1. 1. TINKNEWMAN Fearless. Interaction. Leadership. WORK EXPERIENCE Communications Apr. 2011-Present Paralympic Bobsleigh & Skeleton in Canada, or Adaptive Sliding Canada, is a new division within provincial sliding associations across Canada that is bringing an opportunity to athletes with disabilities, amputees, quadriplegic and paraplegics to compete in a co-ed, fully integrated sport with able-bodied athletic training, for the future Paralympics in 2018, South Korea. -Volunteer. • Designed brand identity, social media campaigns, communications, and graphic layouts for official documents. • Worked with stakeholder approval, the VP of Alberta Bobsleigh, the national organization, and paralympic athletes. • Set up & maintained Facebook and Twitter, through a social media campaign, using the hashtag #getfearless. Sept.- Dec. 2010 Simon Fraser University: Work Integrated Learning Dept. The Simon Fraser University Work Integrated Learning Department was a branch of career services that focused on encouraging students to explore their majors and learn through co-op work terms. • Created video, original quote content. • Conducted user interviews, researched video styles and iterated through storyboarding and presentations. • Worked closely with co-workers and manager for critiques Assistant Project Manager @TinkNewman 604~765~5115 ABOUT Paralympic Bobsleigh & Skeleton Career Services WWW.TINKNEWMAN.COM May - Aug.2010 & 2011 Ply Gem Canada (Windows & Doors): Value Stream Dept. The largest window and door manufacturers in Canada. • Summer 2010- Managed projects and gave presentations in Maintenance and Repair Operations Administration. • Summer 2011- Created budgets and presentations for management and other co-workers • Designed and edited workflows between departments, pitched new products, ordered machinery and collaborated with the sales department. I am a fearless, creative individual developing my customer service skills. I am a lifelong learner, volunteer and consult mentors when I can. There is nothing I can’t do when I set my mind to it. My story involves suprising people, going above and beyond their expectations and creating a memorable experience. PERSONALITY Energy Focus & Drive Problem solving Entertaining guest service Asking questions Fluent in food sensitivites Coffee and tea lover Spatial organization Detail-oriented Project management Business pitches Marketing & social media
  2. 2. WWW.TINKNEWMAN.COM 604~765~5115 @TinkNewman Auction Sales Representative EDUCATION Jan.-Feb.2010 Vancouver 2010 Olympics - Gameday Auctions (Contractor) A contract position focused on interacting with sports fans at both Canucks hockey games and during the Olympics and explaining information about the athlete’s silent auction items. • Set up and organized a large display with jerseys, hockey sticks, autographed and framed photos. • Coordinated with co-workers to give guests personalized service, quick transactions and exact shipping requirements. Merchandise Interactive Arts & Technology Simon Fraser University {’14} Concentrations: Interface Design, Product Design & Media. Joint Business Program Concentrations: Entrepreneurship, Disney College Program Internship Disney University {’09 - ‘10} Courses: Creativity & Innovation Jan.-Aug.2009 Walt Disney World Epcot & Blizzard Beach Waterpark Architecture Program Oklahoma State U {’09 } Foreign Exchange Architecture 101 Interior Design An internship focused on building professional level customer service, storytelling and entertainment and provide a memorable experience that suprised guests. • Maintained an organized, well stocked and clean environment with enthusiasm, and frequent communication. • Provided personalized, fast and entertaining customer service to guests visiting from all nations. • Performed countless transactions at a Fortune 500 company. Guest Concierge Cameron Heights Collegiate IB World School, ON, {’08} Ambassadors Program Ontario Scholars Award {A avg.} Technological Design Award {CAD} {Pre-Architecture} MORE TINK May-Aug. 2009 Skeleton Racing: Silver & Bronze {BC Championships: 2011, 2012} Disney Internships - Welcome Centre Arrivals African djimbe drum, sax, dance, singing & acting . {Advanced} A part-time position welcoming international and US students flying in from around the world to provide them with their accomodations and introduction to the internship program. Drum Corps International: Bronze {World Championships, 2006} • Welcomed arrivals in their native language, provided a seamless check of visas and passports. • Showed them to door of their apartments by driving a commercial van and helping with baggage. Media Relations “ Any sports marketing/ photography/graphic design/ generally creative people out there, give @TinkNewman a follow. She's a winner. - Mike Dowling, Sports Writer, Bleacher Report ” May 2012- Present A recipe website database for people with food sensitivities. Solving problems in a dynamic, functional and beautiful way. (coming soon) Foodavinci is a simple recipe engine that provides substitutions for ingredients inside recipes and recommends relevant brands that you can safely eat and tells you where to get them. • User interviews, branding, public relations and web design. - Volunteer “ None {of the recruits I’ve seen] have the level of self-motivating, determination to succeed as Tink...she will leave no stone unturned. - Paul Fraser, National Skeleton Team, 2010 Europa Cup Medal ” Thank you.