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Ms. Valorie H. Ruthe

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I am looking for a position where I am both wanted and needed, where I can indulge my love of 3D animation and where my view of giving the best you can is shared and appreciated.

Computer Skills
I am trained in Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Flash, 3D Studio Max, and Maya. I type approx. 70 wpm.

Freelance CG Colorist and Photoshop Tutor
May 2001 to present

North Metro Technical College
Tutor May 2001 to November 2001 
Tutored paying students in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Pagemaker, and Microsoft Word.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store
Dishwasher & Hostess May 2000 to September 2000
Greeted guests, maintained waiting list for tables, refilled drinks, set tables, minor cleaning duties, sorted, washed and dried dishes.
Roselawn Historical Residence
Tour Guide (Volunteer) August 1999 and August 2000
Memorized a speech describing historical artifacts in four rooms in the home and presented the rooms to visitors during the Roselawn Festival.

Etowah Historical Society
Data Entry Operator (Volunteer) September 1999 to December 1999
Data entry recording historical objects donated to the historical society. Guide people through rooms and describe exhibits.

Cartersville High School
Library Assistant (Volunteer) November 1997 to May 2000
Data entry of student information, computer assistance to students, put away books, made copies, filed receipts, collected fines and minor cleaning duties.

Cartersville High School
Office Assistant (Volunteer) January 1998 to May 1999
Made and delivered copies, collected attendance sheets, and miscellaneous errands.

Currently enrolled at the Art Institute of Atlanta, majoring in Media Arts & Animation for a BA, expected to graduate in Fall of 2005.

North Metro Technical College
Computer Graphic Design Specialist Certificate, Received June 2001
Associate of Science in Visual Communications, Expected May 2002

Cartersville High School
High School Diploma (College Prep), May 2000

Art Institute of Atlanta 
Media Arts & Animation, BA (Expected Fall 2005)

(Resume last updated May 2004)