"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, what I can offer is a collegiate background and the experiences adjacent to.  I have a lifelong creative skillset in which my main source of income derives from artistic ventures i.e. visual and performing — my portfolio can be found here.  I have a long term extensive background furnishing event services from planning, coordinating and culmination resources — complete office services and administration. I have other experiences in facilities, reprographics, full range mailroom and call center environments.   

I'm currently looking for positions in the areas relative to Manhattan or Brooklyn, NY by way of East Orange, NJ. but 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 your consideration.

I look forward to any leads possible.

Regards, 

ROBERT OSMAN TURNER

RESUME 2019

ROBERT OSMAN TURNER

New York, New York 10027  |  rob.osm.tur@gmail.com  |  917.607.6865  |  www.BobbyBLVXQ.com

Objective

I enumerate trainability, extreme tact, diplomacy, among my key strengths — I am seeking a suitable position with a company offering space where I can build a successful career in the areas of the Creative, Events, Hospitality or  Administrative industries.

Executive Summary

Over 20+ years overall experience opening/closing creative, administrative and service based ventures i.e. visual, performing, events, 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

Freelance Artist 

  • Bobby BLVXQ, Remotely — Jan 2001 - Current

  • 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.

Mailroom - Accountable & Supplies (Temp)

  • 1199 SEIU Pension Fund, New York, NY — Apr 2018 - Feb 2019

  • receive and deliver certified, usps, ups, fedex, and carrier mail throughout the buildings

Office Services Weekender Coordinator (Temp)

  • Paul Hastings Law Firm, New York, NY — Aug 2017 - Apr 2018

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

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

Hospitality - Office Services (Temp)

  • Marsh-McLennan Insurance Firm, New York, NY — Oct 2016 - Feb 2017

  • Hospitality ((conference rooms - pantries), facilities, and mail distribution through the firm

Tech Coach

  • 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)

  • Telus International (Google Tech Acts), 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

Office Assistant

  • 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, Planning - Music Performance — 1999 - 2001