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Jessi James

Brooklyn, New York

Jessi James

Student Peer Advisor at Hunter College: Sylvia E. Fishman Center (New York City, New York)

Secretary/Executive Assistant


Looking to give good work to a good company!


Student Peer Advisor
Hunter College: Sylvia E. Fishman Center
January 2010 - Present (7 years 8 months) New York City, New York
● Management of satellite advising stations and office opening and closing responsibilities obtained due to reliability and advising skills ● Meet deadlines ahead of time by quickly learning new skills and software through major-specific training, program reviews, website evaluations, and financial aid audits ● Interact directly with up to 50 students daily, building trust with the student body by listening to and understanding individual needs ● Receive positive reviews from students’ evaluations and employee yearly reviews ● Present academic requirements to both large orientation groups and one-on-one settings with students ● Advise supervisor on marketing and special programs to increase awareness of office services
Skills: administration, Microsoft Office Excel, MICROSOFT WORD, Communication Skills
Graphic Designer
Freelance Work for Milky Moo's Homemade Ice Cream in Troy, Alabama
January 2013 - January 2013 () Brooklyn, New York
● Create several mock-ups for client based on goods for sale and client's wish for playful and informative design before creating final product ● Work with client to ensure that needs and desires for design were met ● Produce final product that exceeded client's expectations ● Print and mail final cards to company
Skills: PhotoShop, Graphic Design - Print and Electronic
Yearbook Photographer
Hunter College: Center for Student Achievement
August 2008 - May 2012 (3 years 9 months) New York City, NY
● Photograph campus experience through departmental photos and student life on campus ● Coordinate meetings with various departments to arrange for photo opportunities ● Contact and assist various student club groups on campus for photo opportunities and submissions ● Management of yearbook tabling at Commencement Countdown event due to knowledge of yearbook printing and submissions processes
Skills: Canon EOS 50D, PhotoShop
Wedding Photographer
Freelance Work
March 2011 - March 2011 () Bronx, New York
• Photograph bridal preparation, ceremony, post-ceremony, and reception • Edit photos in an appropriate timeline and deliver to newlyweds
Skills: Canon EOS 50D, PhotoShop
Front Desk Representative
Hunter College: Office of Advising Services
November 2008 - June 2010 (1 years 7 months) New York City, New York
● Maintain front desk duties, including networking, scheduling appointments, and handling phone and student intake services ● Utilize Microsoft Office to create data tallying documents, document tracking and filing, and office marketing tools ● Efficiently refer students to other resources within Hunter based on listening to and understanding student needs ● Coordinate opening and closing of office when necessary


CUNY Baccaluareate for Unique and Interdisciplinary Studies
Some College Coursework Completed
Japanese Studies and 2-D Art Forms


  • Digital Photography
  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Japanese
  • Arts and Crafts


  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Social Networking
  • Digital Photography
  • Microsoft Office Excel
  • Microsoft Office Powerpoint
  • Japanese
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • PhotoShop
  • Graphic Design - Print and Electronic
  • administration
  • Communication Skills