Jennifer Salita
2319 1st Avenue South
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404
(612) 232-5886

Objective: To obtain an internship in order to gain a working knowledge of the field of landscape architecture and/or urban planning.

Education

Graduated winter 1998
University of Minnesota
Bachelor of Arts
Major - Studio Arts

In Progress
University of Minnesota
Master of Landscape Architecture/
Master of Urban and Regional Planning

January 1, 2006 - May 15, 2006
Turun yliopisto (University of Turku)
Turku, Finland
Sustainable Urban Design (Semester Abroad)

Relevant course-work
AutoCAD, Computer methods (illustrator, photoshop, powerpoint), GIS, MN native plants, ecology, aesthetic small-space desgin studio, ecology design studio, development design studio


Professional Experience

Phillips Garden (May 2005 - September 2005)
Landscape Designer (Intern)

• measured and surveyed sites
• drafted designs (computer and hand rendering)
• Aided in design of sites and designed small sites

Freelance- Minneapolis/Sacramento (October 2003 - present )
Web Designer/Developer/Master

• Work with different companies designing,
creating, and maintaining their websites
• Provide basic technical support
• Continuous updating and maintenance of sites.

St. Paul Academy - Taegu, South Korea (May 2002 – March 2003 )
English Teacher

• Created curriculum and games for teaching English as a second language
• Taught ESL to ages 6-45
• Provided basic office support

WebBadAss – Minneapolis, Minnesota (March 2000 – May 2002 )
Web Designer/Developer

• Designed a variety of websites
• Implemented designs into functioning sites
• Provided customer consultation
• Constructed sites individually and in a team setting


Technical Skills

Software: AutoCAD, GIS, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, DeBabelizer,Powerpoint, Microsoft Office, 3D studio Max (course in progress)
Hardware : Macintosh-OS, PC -Windows XP
Other: HTML, GIF Animation, CGI forms


Other Relevant or not so Relevant Experience

Habitat for Humanity
Totonicipan, Guatemala (Sept 1997– January 1998 )
Volunteer

• Helped with construction of a small house,
so a family in need could have a home

WWOOF (Willing Workers on Organic Farms)
New Zealand
(March 1997 - August 1997 )
Volunteer

• Studied principles/techniques of organic farming
• Aided local (New Zealand) farmers


References
Available upon request