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					Brittany L Tress 3515 Hamilton St, Apt 3 Philadelphia, PA 19104 610-299-4484 —————————————————————————————————————————— Education Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA Bachelor of Science in Digital Media -- Anticipated Graduation - June, 2008 Cumulative GPA: 3.31 Honors and Awards Drexel University Dean's Scholarship May 2004-Present Judith Achuff Memorial Scholarship May 2004 Member National Honor Society May 2003 Computer Skills OS: Windows, Macintosh. Software: Adobe PhotoShop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Director; After Effects, InDesign; Discreet 3DMax, and Combustion; Alias Maya; RealFlow; FinalCut Pro; Microsoft Office Applications, HTML,CSS, Content Management Systems (Marqui) Relevant Coursework 3D Modeling and Animation Intro to Interactive Media (HTML,CSS) Typography Multimedia Authoring (Flash) Scripting for Game Development Computer Gaming Workshop I & II Computer Imaging Digital Storytelling Figure Drawing Advanced Vector Interactivity Portfolio Available at: Course Projects Senior Project in Digital Media Drexel University – January-May 2008 Digital Still Imaging I & II Design I & II Digital Compositing Adv Interactivity for Internet (Flash/Director) Fundamentals of Video Production Explorations in New Media Multimedia Timeline Design Computer Programming I & II Advanced Hybrid Interactivity Digital Audio Production

Development of an interactive Flash-based site designed to present information on the importance of global warming. The final product will be a Flash site containing news articles, Flash min-games, political cartoons, and composited video footage expressing the importance of issues related to global warming. Gaming Workshop I & II Drexel University – September to May 2008 Game Design and Development The purpose of this course was to follow the entire creation process of a 3D PC video game. In the first part of the course, we designed a video game, and developed a beta level of the game to showcase the game’s features. In the second part of the course, we worked as a team of 12-14 students to create 2 working levels of the game. Project tasks were divided among the group, and extensive cooperative work between both designers and computer programmers were required to implement the game, step by step. MAG CD-Rom Drexel University - January-March 2007 Development of an interactive CD The purpose of this course was to create several flash components to combine onto one CD that would accompany the magazine of senior Design and Merchandising students. All students collaborated on CD design, and different magazine articles were given interactive components. Projects included creation of a dress-up game in flash where users could drag on different pieces of clothing to a character, as well as an advanced photo gallery. Flash components were added to a final director project, and presented in CD format. Scripting for Game Development Drexel University- July-September 2006 Course focused on development of online flash game "Extreme Shopper" The entire term focused on individual development of an interactive Flash game that could be played on the web. Actionscript for traditional basic flash games were modified to meet the course requirements, and to create a personalized game with custom graphics, sounds, and instructions. Animation II Drexel University - May-June 2006 Animation production of conceptual perceived realities "Fantastic Phantasm" Through the length of the course, an organic process following the creation of a banana split. The project followed a multi-step production process, and encouraged the self-exploration of visualizations through Maya. Experience The Smart Set, Philadelphia, PA Designer - March, 2007 to Present • Developed all initial website designs, media, and logo • Created Flash multimedia displays for photo essays and main site teaser • Updated editorial content on a daily basis • Modified content management system templates Dragonfire Magazine, Philadelphia, PA Interactivity co-op - November, 2006 to March, 2007 • Created photo slideshows for magazine articles • Collaborated with editorial staff to develop ideas for future interactive pieces • Used Flash to create interactive maps and presentations to accompany news articles Ben & Jerry's, Philadelphia, PA Scooper and cashier - April to July, 2006

• Assisted with customer concerns and complaints • Handled high volume sales • Processed cash and credit transactions Donnelly's Deli, Avalon, NJ Cashier - July to September, 2005 • Responsible for sale of products as well as knowledge of all product information • Opened/Closed store on many occasions • Handled customer inquiries • Successfully managed high volume sales • Handled cash sums up to $1000, credit card transactions, and worked NJ Lottery machine • Balanced cash drawer at close of shift Our Mother of Sorrows (volunteer), Philadelphia, PA Created a yearbook for the 5th grade class - April to May, 2005 • Had frequent discussions of project details and feedback to layouts and preliminary work • Managed time according to deadlines set out for printing of final product • Worked with children to help understand what they wanted the yearbook to look like • Organized work materials and managed the receiving of photos and other yearbook information Managed Care Strategies, West Chester, PA Data entry computers associate - June to August 2003 • Entered medical insurance information into a data entry program • Organized files • Corrected data entry errors • Answered and transferred calls

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