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Teresa Ortega

Teresa Ortega

Brooklyn, NY, US

 

About 

Interior Designer

Sketch and Mixed-media Artist

 

Previous Organizations: AmeriCorps Member

- Tutored and mentored 6th, 7th and 8th graders in accordance with a developing reading program for struggling urban students.

- Managed and operated after-school programs.

- Managed and organized fundraisers

Employment 

Jolie Ho Interior Design, Costa Mesa, CA, US, Design Assistant

INTERNSHIP

- Utilized Adobe Photoshop for design development of hospitality renderings
- Developed AutoCAD elevations and plans
- Prepared design presentations for client proposals

Jan 2013 - Mar 2013
 

Sears Roebuck & Co., Orange, CA, US, Cashier & Sales Representative

- Greeted and assisted customers with information, purchases, and exchanges
- Opened and closed total sales, cash register
- Trained new employees
- Customer service
- Maintained and restocked inventory

Sep 2005 - Jan 2013
 

Education 

The Art Institute of California - Orange County, Orange, CA, US, Bachelors, Interior Design

A Campus of Argosy University
CIDA Accredited Program

Mar 2010 - Mar 2013
 

Santiago Canyon College, Orange, CA, US, Associates of Arts Degree

Sep 2006 - Jun 2010
 

Awards 

Best in Show, Graduate Portfolio Review (Winter 2013), Award

My display, one of 10 designated for an award, was selected from over 120 works of creative art program graduates presented at the school’s quarterly Portfolio Review at Orange County on Wednesday, March 20. The Portfolio Review, which serves as a canvas for graduating students to showcase their work, drew hundreds of family members, faculty, employers and industry professionals.

2013
 

AmeriCorps "Hawk Scholarship Award" for Education, Scholarship

2010
 

Excellence Award for Fall Footwear Sales Contest, Award

2009
 

AmeriCorps "Outstanding performance, dedication, and lasting contribution to the program", Award

2008
 

AmeriCorps "Junior Hawk of the Town Award", Award

2007
 

AmeriCorps "Junior Hawk of the Town Award", Award

2006
 

Skills