Resume

CJ Pollock        
(585) 902-8099  |  cj@cjpollock.com

SKILLS

Software: MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), type 85 WPM, Adobe Photoshop, various POS systems, Kronos

Management: customer service, project management, inventory control, event planning, data entry, self-management

Marketing: print design, website development, email marketing, editing, digital photography

Gallup StrengthsFinder Results: Futuristic, Activator, Woo, Communication, Arranger

EDUCATION

Finger Lakes Community College, 2011-2014

Major: AS in New Media

WORK EXPERIENCE

Service Specialist, Simply Mac, March 2017 – Present

In addition to the responsibilities listed for the Sales Specialist position, I also repair Apple hardware, participate in regularly scheduled training modules and exams, and log detailed documentation of repairs on the Apple database.

Ski Instructor, Deer Valley Resort, February 2015 – Present

PSIA Alpine Level II, 2016-2017 End of Season Review Score: 5.3

Coordinates and instructs private and group lessons, assesses skill level and incorporates exercises to improve ability, evaluates weather conditions and terrain difficulty to create a safe learning environment, documents each lesson’s progressions and goals, attends clinics, and builds working relationships with employers, coworkers, and clients.

Deer Valley Ambassador Program, April 2015 – Present

Attend annual meetings, match prospective candidates with positions based on their skill set, personality, and life stage, connect the Deer Valley Recruiting Team with potential candidates, relay pertinent information regarding available positions, and motivate candidates to become part of the Deer Valley difference.

Sales Specialist, Simply Mac, August 2016 – March 2017

Performed daily opening and closing routines for store, setup and maintained demo models, organized and implemented marketing materials, scheduled appointments, taught classes that provided instruction on how to operate Apple products, assessed trade-in value of used products, utilized marketing tactics in order to increase monthly sales revenue, closed sales using RQ4 point-of-sale software, performed cash reconciliations, and deposited cash transactions.

Event DJ, Complete Weddings + Events, July 2016 – Present

Connect and collaborate with wedding planner, bride and groom, and wedding party, research and organize music playlist, demonstrate full functionality of audio and video equipment, diagnose and troubleshoot technical issues, facilitate special events, setup before and tear down after each performance, and inspire audience participation.

Freelance Game Developer, Self-employed June 2005 – Present

Program engine code and scripts, conceptualize game play, create a game design document containing the roadmap for the entire development process, recruit key team members with skills required to complete the game, design in-game environments included 3D models, textures, lighting, sound effects, and music, organize and collaborate with beta testers to conduct multiple types of tests, create website for brand recognition and establish an open-line of communication between the players and developers.

Guest Services/Snowboard Instructor, Swain Ski Resort, January 2008 – February 2015

AASI Snowboard Level I

Designed lift tickets, season passes, website, and brochures, managed social media, implemented new lodging and lift ticket sales software, booked reservations, trained new instructors, coordinated and taught group lessons, and assisted guests with general questions.