Emily McGuiness Resumé

Objective: To provide great long-term support to a company or individual where I can learn, grow and contribute meaningfully.

Technical Skills

   Excellent verbal and written communication skills

   Methodical organizational skills

   Ability to handle multiple events at one time

   Ability to negotiate with vendors

   Firmness and follow through to manage others

   Experience with 30-line phone

   Outlook and Apple mail - 8 years

   Microsoft Office Suite: Powerpoint, Excel, Word – 12 years

   Adobe Products: Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign – 8 years

   Flash - 2 years

   Prezi – 1 year

   Extensive Internet research

 

Work Experience

 

Automatic Pictures (2009-Current) Los Angeles, CA

Position: Personal Assistant

   Managing a complex schedule, including all travel arrangements for a self-managed book tour.

   Maintenance of our filing system for all legal documents and keep track of all project files.

   Managing all interns, temps and a small team of writers and artists.

   Researching and managing all new business opportunities.

   Regular office duties including all correspondence, incoming calls and requests.

   Found and negotiated with vendors for the office and home.

   Worked on coordinating with other producers and lawyers for his current film deals.

 

Irene Mamiye (2009) New York, NY

Position: Personal Assistant

   Organizing and researching new and developing projects for this emerging photographer.

   Keeping her on task.

   Generating new business and new outlets for her creativity.

   Managing her schedule personal and professional .

   Updating and maintaining her contacts.

   Also continued on a freelance basis for her while here in LA.

 

Mike A. (Freelance 2008) New York, NY

Position: Artist's Assistant

   Working on assets for website creation.

   Researching for advertising venues and freelance work. 

   Advising on technical and artistic aspects of work for publication.

   Organizing schedule and deadlines for trade shows.

   Finding additional work/gallery space for artist.

 

 

Portman's Music Store (2007) Savannah, GA

Position: Graphic Design/Administrative Assistant

   Working with the marketing department for various sales and advertising.

    Helping to set up advertising for store, researching images, brands, vendors, internet marketing.

   Did office work including answering 30 line phone, packing and shipping advertising material, filing and organizing.

 

Side Sho Lucky Kitty Productions (2006) Savannah, GA

Position: Producer's assistant

   Worked with Producer to see that the needs of cast and crew were met.

   Helped organize the location office.

   Shopped for needed materials and created props for film under the direction of the Art Director.

 

Education

 Savannah College of Art and Design – 4 years Graduated 2006 BFA

Awards/Activities

Representing Automatic Pictures at multiple conventions

Suma Cumlaude (BFA)

SCAD Merit scholar - 4 years

Junior Prize Speaking Winner 2001

National Honors Society Member