Stephanie Gai Goetsch
To apply my classical training in art to creative projects.  Skilled at translating ideas into visually appealing images and objects in a variety of media and production environments.
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR

Graduated Magna Cum Laude (GPA of 3.92) from the Robert D. Clark Honors College at the University of Oregon with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Sculpture, June 1998.
Artistic Salesperson and Project Manager, Bay Foam, Inc. Hayward, CA
September 1999- November 2000

Selling and creating three dimensional signage, sculpture, and themed environments:
* Managing projects from design through production
* Creating  advertising artwork using Photoshop 5.0
* Producing concept drawings
* Generating technical drawings in AutoCAD for production
* Sculpting, painting, and final detailing
* Developing project proposals
* Supervising floor personnel and quality control
* Responsible for concept design, production maquette, sculpting, painting, and final          detailing
* Sculpted statue in polystyrene, coated with plaster, and painted to achieve bronze             effect
* Project completed and delivered on time and under budget
Prop Designer, Crazy Emergency Productions,  Eugene, OR
May- July 1999

Created four-foot tall statue of a 'Bronze' Mascot Bull for independent film:
Retail Salesperson, Pottery Barn, Palo Alto, CA
October 1998- June 1999

Sold high-end home furnishings:
* Managed personnel
* Created internal graphic displays
* Received corporate awards for excellent internal and external customer service.
Animator, University of Oregon,  Eugene, OR
March- June 1998

Produced Animal Bytes interactive CD-ROM animation in team atmosphere:
* Drew, keyframed, and animated a naturalistic giraffe using Macromedia Director
* Created interactive buttons to affect action of animated giraffe in seamless transitions
Animator, Dark Intention Project Team,  Eugene, OR
January - May 1998

Produced independent stop-motion animated film Dark Intention in team atmosphere:
* Collaborated on concept and story development
* Illustrated storyboards
* Designed and fabricated character puppet from ball-and-socket armature, silicone skin,      and synthetic hair
* Animated facial movements and walking effects of two major characters
* Adobe Photoshop
* Adobe Illustrator
* Macromedia Director
* AutoCAD
* Microsoft Word
* Microsoft Excel

* Web page design
* Animation (traditional, stop-motion, computer animation)
* Sculpting (clay, stone, metal, polystyrene)
* Painting (faux, themed, watercolor, acrylic)
* Drawing (illustration, storyboarding, production drawings)
* Spanish language (conversational)

Freelance Sculptor, Back to the Drawing Board,  San Francisco, CA
January, March 2000

Created polystyrene sculptures for sign company:
* Carved cartoony hands in relief for The Promotion Store billboard
* Sculpted three dimensional peapods for Jalisco Produce sign

Freelance Sculptor, Sunnyvale, CA
December 4 - 17, 2000

Commissioned to carve "Nittany Lion" in soapstone.
* Created 16" lion statue based on Penn State mascot statue.
* Project completed and delivered on time.
Picture Framer and Framing Designer, Los Altos, CA
April, 2001--

Designing framing with clients, framing fine art.