Alejandra Chaverri

 

ph: 650.224.1573    e-mail: alejandra@alechadesings.com    www.alechadesigns.com

 

RESUME

 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

 

Ten years of experience in photography, 35 mm and medium format, traditional, digital cameras and hybrid systems with extensive work with large format printers, scanners and historic negatives’ digitization.  Hands on experience with Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office software, including databases, flow charts and presentation software for both  PC and Mac systems. Team-oriented; delegated and assigned work loads effectively, provided instruction and training, evaluated and mentored subordinates with positive feedback. Self-motivated: committed to delivering top quality work; work independently and effectively in fast paced environments.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

MACLA, Movimiento de Arte & Cultura Latinoamericana, San José, CA. Associate Curator, 2009

MACLA, Guest Curator, UrbanVeritas, 2008

MACLA, Digital Photo Lab Program Instructor, 2007-2008

MACLA, Artists in Residence, Family Portraits Mural, 2006

 

Southwall Technologies Inc., Quality Assurance Analyst, ISO 9000 Auditor. November 1999-June 2000

 

Quality Assurance, Process Design and Optimization for different food industries.

April 1991-October 1999, San José, CA, US. San José, Costa Rica, 1983-1988

 

Centro de Investigaciones de Productos Naturales, CIPRONA

University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

Coordinated research projects on analysis and industrialization of natural products such as natural food pigments, soursop (Anonna muricata), meal from pejibaye (Bactris gasipaes), and starch from green banana. October 1984-January 1987

 

EDUCATION

 

Foothill Community College, Los Altos Hills, CA, US. Graphic & Interactive Design Program, 2013

 

Foothill Community College,  Photography and Digital Imaging Concentration: Traditional and Digital Imaging, both programs, 2005

 

University of Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica.

Licentiate Degree ( BS equivalent, five years program) in Food Technologist.  Food Chemistry Major.  August, 1983

 

RECOGNITIONS

League for Innovation in the Community College. Student Art Competition. Certificate of National Merit, Second Place. May 15, 2003.

Foothill Community College, Los Altos Hills, CA. Visual Arts Division Award, 2002.

 

References: Available upon request.

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