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Brian Joseph Piaquadio
2982 Thomas Rd
Bryans Road, MD 20616
Mobile: 240-346-8390
Day Phone: 301-744-6890
DSN: 301-744-6890 x292

Social Security Number: XXX-XXX-XXXX
Country of citizenship:
United States of America
Veterans' Preference:
10-point preference based on a compensable service-connected disability of 30 percent or more
Highest Grade: GS-1084-11, 06/2003-Present

WORK EXPERIENCE Department of the Navy NAVEODTECHDIV 6/2003 - Present
  Indian Head/ MD Grade Level: 11
    Salary: 52279
    Hours per week: 40

  Visual Information Specialist , 1084
  Creation, Revision of Photographs/Line Art and Drawings associated in the creation of EOD publications. Figures and Tables needed to visualize the EOD publications with particular attention to identification of weapons systems and their render safe procedures. Taking into account file size, output device and application to the operator in the field. Using photoshop, illustrator and other various programs in order to accomplish this. Put in place many changes to ISDS (an in house publication standard) to improve the procedure and make the information available to the operator in the field in a timely manner while keeping the highest standards. (Contact Supervisor: Yes, Supervisor's Name: Ava Stone-Hopkins, Supervisor's Phone: 301-744-6890)

  Eva-Tone Inc. 7/2002 - 2/2003
  Clearwater FL USA Salary: 31,000
    Hours per week: 45

  Graphic Design Specialist
  Responsible for designing all types of printed material, brochures, newsletters, magazines, CD's and print ads. Worked with customers to determine best way to meet design and communication needs. Assisted customers in preparing files for prepress integration. Troubleshooted electronic files for print applications. Quality control of print proofs. (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: Jim Smith, Supervisor's Phone: 800-382-8663)

  Snell Safety Education Center 2/2001 - 5/2002
  North Highlands CA USA Salary: 0
    Hours per week: 20

  Graphic Designer
  Volunteered graphic design services for not for profit organization. Educational literature on helmet safety to include; Poster, Corporate ID, Brochure, and print Ads. (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: Hong Zhang, Supervisor's Phone: 916-331-5073)

  Radix Marketing LLC 10/2000 - 2/2001
  Boone NC USA Salary: 1650
    Hours per week: 20

  Graphic Designer
  Designed print items for Nascar teams, Items included; Autograph cards, Schedule cards, Brochures and Calendars. Worked with customers choosing appropriate photographs and corporate id formats. (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: Cole Holbrook, Supervisor's Phone: 828-265-1734)

  North End Gun Club 7/2000 - 7/2002
  Allentown, PA USA Salary: 25.00
    Hours per week: 5

  Web Designer
  Freelanced web design for North End Gun Club and other personal websites. Responsible for creating pages, arranging and directing photo shoots, file transfer, site navigation, customer service. (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: Debbie Piaquadio)

  Boone Action Cycle 5/1999 - 5/2002
  Vilas NC USA Salary: 7.50/hr
    Hours per week: 25

  Sales Representative
  Presentation, Sale and Delivery of new motorcycles and ATV's. Assisted customers with financial and credit questions. Helped customers chose the right vehicle for their needs (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: JB Fletcher, Supervisor's Phone: 828-297-7400)

  Carolina Motorsports 10/1998 - 5/1999
    Salary: 350/week
    Hours per week: 25

  Sales Representative/Parts Manager
  (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: Dan Ellis, Supervisor's Phone: 252-527-6937)

  Cars Inc. Motorsports/National Motorsports/Britt Motorsports 2/1995 - 10/1998
    Salary: 350/wk
    Hours per week: 45

  Parts Counter Person/Sales Representative
  (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: Donnie Davis, Supervisor's Phone: 910-577-5850)

  Link Cycle Service 1/1993 - 2/1995
    Salary: Commision
    Hours per week: 45

  Sales Representative
  (Contact Supervisor: No, Supervisor's Name: Mike Scott, Supervisor's Phone: 610-282-4800)

EDUCATION Lenoir Community College
  Kinston, NC
  - 0/1999
  Major: Graphic Arts and Imaging
  3.875 out of 4.0
  Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications:

  Appalachian State University
  Boone, NC
  - 0/2002
  Major: Graphic Design
  3.10 out of 4.0
  Relevant Coursework, Licensures and Certifications:

Wildlife Conservation (American Correspondence Course) 1987
Adobe Photoshop 7.0 Fundamentals (Naval Education Command) 6/2004
Advanced Photoshop Clinic (Skillpath) 8/2004
Introduction to PowerPoint (College of Southern Maryland) 8/2004
Mastering Dreamweaver (Skillpath) 9/2004
Advanced PowerPoint (College of Southern Maryland) 9/2004
Presenting Data and Information (Edward Tufte) 11/2004

AFFILIATIONS Marine Corps League Member
  VFW Member

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Graphic Design theory and application, Information Design practices and study, Proficient with both the Macintosh and PC formated Computers and following software; QuarkXpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, Freehand, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Final Cut Pro., Understands Basic html format, Photographic processes and their applications to print and web. Public speaking, Generating body copy and content. U.S. MILITARY SERVICE INFORMATION Active Duty: 09-1986 to 09-1990 - U.S. Marine Corps Active Duty: 01-1991 to 01-1993 - U.S. Marine Corps Campaign badges and/or expeditionary medals received: Southeast Asia Service medal with 2 stars Honorable Discharge Percentage of service connected disability 40% Date of last Veterans' Administration Letter: 07/14/2004 08-97, 05-99 Member Phi Theta Kappa 08-97, 05-99 Class President 05-99 High Honors Graduate 07-04 Outstanding Performance Rating