Entela Hotollari

Artist

Staten Island (subdivision), NY, USA
I am a very passionate and skillful artist and I am willing to learn more of what I have already knowledge of, I am a great team-worker and get the work done on time and to the point.

Art has been and is my life, my passion. Besides being a designer I am also a fine artist that can draw and paint just as well, and I use those skills on most of my designs.

I am a very dedicated, determined, and understanding individual who posses excellent skills that are very useful in my field of work, A great team or self worker, love a fun work environment that will keep me going all day long. Great ideas come from everything and everywhere so I am open to learning all new things coming my way..

Work Experience

William Vitacco Associates Ltd.

Post Approval Amendments Coordinator

Excellent organizational skills regarding approvals/disapprovals of projects with the Dept. of Buildings.
Planning and Time management to coordinate all paperwork and check tight deadlines.
Solve problems and come up with creative solutions to ensure the projects can be approved expeditedly.
Request checks and safely process all transactions along with gathering all necessary information from
clients, applicants and owners for all the paperwork and plans that need to be submitted.
Communicating and interacting with clients via emails, phone and in person.
Training colleagues to ensure that the job is done correctly and in a timely manner.
Accuracy to safeguard all important documentations that are signed, sealed and dated.
December 2014 - Present New York, New York, United States

Self-Employed

Designer

In charge of the desing of SKII, an independent magazine.
Gather all pictures, articles and their request for the specific issue from the client via email.
Layout each article in illustrator or indesign to get an idea of typography being used, decide which pictures
work best for the design and how much room each layout will take so the pages add up when printed.
Constantly communitating with the client to exchange ideas as to what designs work and what might not, and also
with the printing staff to make sure the right amount of pages are used for an even printout, how a specific
color or design might come out printed and/or after it gets cut.
Once ready, everything is sent to the client for approval then to printing.
December 2015 - October 2016 New York, New York, United States

Banana Republic

BRAND AMBASSADOR/SALES ASSOCIATE

Keeping up with the latest fashion trends, assist and style costumers.
Maintain the merchandise neat, host and help with the run-backs from the fitting room.
Help at the cashwrap/register and at times assist with the Reserve In Store application which was a new application for costumers to reserve item from online directly to the store.
October 2013 - May 2015 New York, New York, United States

Human Resource Administration

Part-Time Intern

Design Assistant and Print press operator and assistant on many systems which include traditional offset printing and new technologies of digital high speed color printing: Presstek 52di, 4 color offset with hybrid/digital plate setting system. XEROX, iGEN3 4 color digital print press, XEROX DT-125 black and white printer, XEROX Nuvera 288 twin engine high speed printer. Finishing and Bookmaking on Multiple systems which inlude: Duplo System 5000 saddle-stich binder, Duplo DC-645 Spliter/Cutter, Duplo Dubinder 500 perfect binder. Other finishing systems used: Many sized Champion cutters, Baum 15 and Baum 20 folders.
September 2009 - April 2013 New York, United States

Holographic Studios

Intern

Helping with the Holograms, build the stands, burn and prepare the films, shoot the holograms
September 2008 - July 2009 New York, New York, United States

School Of Visual Arts

Model

Clothed Model
September 2009 - March 2011 New York, New York, United States

Education

School Of Visual Arts (SVA)

Bachelors of Graphic Design

September 2008 - May 2013 New York, United States

Languages

Albanian (Native),
Italian (Advanced),

Awards

Tottenville High School

Medallion- VISUAL PERFORMANCE AND CAREER ARTS

2008

Snug Harbor Cultural Center

Painting shown on Museum of Snug Harbor

2007

CELEBRATE! Young Poets Speak Out- New York

LOVE Poem Published in the book

2005

Skills

Quark Express, Silkcreen, Adobe Creative Suite, Calligraphy , Drawing, Graphic Design, Handcrafting, Letterpress, Motion Graphics , Offset Printer, Painting, Photographer, Presstek 52di, Sculptor,