:: EDUCATION ::

2001-2005 McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Honours B.A. in Multimedia and Economics
Gained an in-depth understanding of advanced multimedia subjects including: graphic design, digital video, computer animation and digital audio; developed knowledge of both theory and application of design techniques; acquired an appreciation for team dynamics; gained thorough understanding of economic theory including: introductory econometrics, macro and micro economics and labour economics; developed an enjoyment for critical thinking and analysis.
1999-2001 McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
Software Engineering
Studied fundamental engineering subjects including: linear algebra and mechanics; acquired basic programming skills, including: C programming language, digital logic, and computation.

:: EMPLOYMENT HISTORY ::

August 2006 International AIDS Conference, Toronto, Canada
Graphic Designer & Photography Assistant
Member of the Ecumenical Media Team. Designed layout of daily bulletin for each conference day and managed its publication. Photographed conference events. Ensured proper cataloguing of photographs and their online distribution.
May 2005-July 2006 Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, Geneva, Switzerland
Multimedia & Communications Assistant
Work closely with the Communications Officer and Webmaster in implementing a comprehensive communications strategy for the EAA; manage the graphic layout of materials, and their publication; develop and maintain a multimedia archive for use on the web and in publications; select, format and publish all photos and images on the website; ensure application of EAA visual identity guidelines in all products; manage the process of sending documents out for translation and tracking them until their completion; develop and contribute to managing the feature-rich Alliance website; manage volunteers and paid consultants to carry out data entry tasks.
2003-2005 Albo Digital, Hamilton, Canada
Web and Graphic Design Consultant
Advised on graphic and web guidelines in the development of various Albo Digital projects; designed logos, web sites and Flash animations; enhanced collaboration skills in a team environment.
2004-2005 AIESEC McMaster, Hamilton, Canada
VP Finance
Responsible for the budgeting, tracking, and reporting AIESEC McMaster’s revenues and expenses, as well as for the financial supervision of selected Local Committee projects; maintained an annual budget; participated in AIESEC Canada’s internal audits; developed a proficiency in Simply Accounting software.
2003-2005 Heritage Furniture, Burlington, Canada
Delivery Person
Responsible for home delivery of Heritage Furniture stock; acquired an enhanced understanding for customer service and time management.

:: TECHNICAL ABILITY ::

Software Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Premiere
AliasWavefront Maya
Macromedia Flash
Macromedia Fireworks
Macromedia Dreamweaver
Macromedia Freehand
Microsoft Office Applications
Microsoft Windows platforms
QuarkXPress
Mark-up/Programming Languages ActionScript
HTML/XHTML
CSS
BASIC
C
JavaScript
Hardware Good knowledge of PC hardware; experience in troubleshooting networking issues; experience in assembling and upgrading computer hardware.

Jedrzej Chelminski

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