"We are what we repeatedly do; therefore excellence is not an act, but a HABIT!"

 

Salutations,  

My name is Bobby BLVXQ (Black), a multifaceted creative in:

• Visual Art i.e graphics, photography, fine art and crafts; 

• Fashion i.e. accessories, garments and interiors; 

• Events i.e. planning, design and coordinating;

My goal is to accentuate the vision, and create smiles from thereof!

b.1979

DET Native, Based in NYC

MEDIUM

Graphics, Fine Art, Crafts & Event Production

EDUCATION

Texas Southern University

Langston University

 

General Cover Letter

Good Day,


My name is Robert “Bobby” Turner and I'm seeking various positions. 

Though I do not have a formal degree, I offer is a collegiate background and the experiences adjacent to.  I have a lifelong creative skillset in which derives of artistic ventures i.e. visual and performing — my portfolio can be found here.  I have an extensive background furnishing event services of planning, coordinating and culmination resources via hospitality, concierge and reception — complete office services and administration. I have continued experiences of facilities, reprographics (printing services), full range mailroom and call center environments.   

I'm currently looking for positions in the areas relative to Manhattan or Brooklyn, NY and willing to relocate.  I provide friendly, expedient, and efficient services to your organization and its business attributes by including:

  • confidence in face-to-face, email, chat or phone to convey empathy, active listening, difficult or emotional patron support

  • customize, present and teach information to/for varied audiences

  • art based mediums of graphics, fine art, crafts, music for all design and presentation aspects

  • talent search with creative outlook and input to marketing, stabilization or enhancements

  • handling conflicting priorities, logistics, and databases

  • identifying opportunities for improvements

  • adapting to frequent changes in the work environment

  • working additional hours, weekends, evenings and holidays as needed


Below is my overall resume in text format, along with my contact information for consideration.

I look forward to any leads possible.

Regards, 

ROBERT OSMAN TURNER

RESUME 2019

Objective

I enumerate trainability, extreme tact, diplomacy, among my key strengths — seeking a position offering space for successful career growth in the areas of “creative, events or hospitality industries” and always open to new ideas leading to the latter.

Executive Summary

20+ years overall experience opening/closing creative, administrative and service based ventures i.e. visual arts, performing arts, event ideates, hospitality and office support for all levels; skilled communicator able to establish/maintain rapport of diverse groups — staying organized, detail-oriented while strategizing and prioritizing multiple task successfully

Applied Skills

  • Computer, Tablet, and Smartphone proficient on PC & MAC

  • iOS Office in Pages, Numbers & Keynote

  • Microsoft Office in Word, Publisher, Excel, Power Point & Outlook

  • Symmetry Security System

  • Condecco Meeting Services for Reception, Concierges and Catering

  • Fiery Print Application

  • Clerically proficient with Multi-line Phones, Data Entry, Coding & Filing

  • Administrative work in Scheduling, Coordinating, Time Management & Payroll

  • Event and Project Planning as to Concepts, Integration & Completion

  • Management in Public Relations, Hospitality Services, Catering & Travel

  • Adobe Creative Suite in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign & Muse

  • Culinary Design Concepts from Production to Execution

  • Space Design and Layout for Residential, Retail & Events

  • Musically Proficient Vocally & Instrumentally

  • Artistically Proficient in Painting, Hand Craft, Graphic & Basic Photography

  • Sheet Metal Fabrication for Industrial and Commercial use

  • Minor Residential Construction in Pipe Fitting, Carpentry, Drywall, Tiling & Painting


Work Experience

Freelancer 

Bobby BLVXQ, Remotely — Jan 2001 - Present

  • develop artistic items i.e. crafts, apparel, space/decor/mock design for events, hotels and homes, music, and choreography for the general public

  • print & electronic media items for marketing i.e. flyers, bulletins, stationary, reports, presentations, web & social media outlets etc.


Staffing Services

Custom Staffing, New York, NY — Sept 2018 - Present

  • receive and deliver certified, usps, ups, fedex, and carrier mail i.e. Law firms, insurance firms and unions

  • Reprographics (print - binding - mail), Concierge, Reception, and Hospitality (conference rooms - pantries - catering) for the sole weekend staff support for law firm

  • facilities, and mail distribution through the various companies i.e. Law firms, insurance firms, churches

  • Sales, customer service and registration for events 


Hospitality - Office Services (Temp)

WME IMG Media and Model Agency, New York, NY —  Feb 2017 - Apr 2017

  • Hospitality (conference rooms - pantries - concierge), mail, and supply services for the agency


Tech Coach - Verizon

Asurion, Las Vegas, NVMay 2016 - Sep 2016

  • Provide hardware and software tech support to the general public via phone and computer in a call center environment


Technical Service Rep (Temp) - Google

Telus International, Las Vegas, NVOct 2015 - Feb 2016

  • Provide Hardware and Software tech support to general public for the Project Fi initiative via Phones, Email and Chat in a call center environment


Office Assistant (Temp)

Rhythm Kitchen, Las Vegas, NVJun 2015 - Sep 2015

  • Inventory, sales reporting, purchasing, guest accommodations, print & electronic media items for marketing i.e. flyers, bulletins, stationary, reports, presentations, web & social media outlets etc

  • Catering, event coordination and sales


Design Assistant

Platinum Events, Chicago, IL. - Feb 2014 - Dec 2014

  • Lead Artist, Lead Mock designer, coordinating & promotions, strategic theme design, talent scout, mock- ups, floral, staging, lighting, decor, audio visuals, marketing material


Catering Director

Sodexo - Langston University, Langston, OKNov 2005 - May 2013

  • Provided administration and customer services for multi-function office operating (3) three remote campuses across Oklahoma, scheduling, coordinating staff & vendors; training & retraining employees

  • liaison btw food services and university officials, students, faculty, other staff and organizations as well as non-university personal

  • reception & concierge services for the university, event planning, coordinating & promotions, maintain social media sources, strategic theme design, talent scout, mock-ups, floral, staging, lighting, decor, audio visuals, marketing material

  • food prep and coordination of outside services for all events including sporting concessions annual events

  • Inventory, sales reporting, purchasing, guest accommodations and liaison of food service (catering, events & retail) to University Officials, summer programs and off-campus clientele, POS


Coder/Production Clerk

IKON Document Solutions, Houston, TX - Jun 2000 - Sep 2000

  • sort, prepare, scan, quality visual, file & code confidential documents from various companies


Education

Langston University

No Degree, Music Performance — 2004 - 2007


Texas Southern University

No Degree, Music Performance — 1999 - 2001


References 

  • Ms. Vickie Gant Jackson, Langston University - contact for number

  • Mr. Ricci Thompson, Made West Entertainment - contact for number