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MITCHELL RIVERA

Multimedia Artist

I am an audio visual artist with a background in Business Management. I have skills in Abobe Creative Suite, Sketching, Sound Design, and Visio-Centric Web Design.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Owner

SWWINC/Aztera Maikoa

January 2003 - Present

Established Aztera Maikoa/SWWINC consisting of multiple facets including audio production, audio editing. graphic design, and marketing.

See more at azteramaikoa.com

Key contributions:

  • Established Aztera Maikoa/SWWINC consisting of multiple facets including graphic design, business branding, pro-audio recording, editing.
  • Obtained college and FM radio placement for artists.
  • Created a mulitude of graphic designs, and built several websites using HTML, CSS, and Adobe products.
  • Successfully built, managed, marketed and sold an online video reseller/website.

IT Sales Account Executive

CONTINENTAL RESOURCES

Jan 2007 - Jan 2008

Responsible for all insides sales related duties.

Key contributions:

  • Cold call over 100 prospects on a daily basis.
  • Lead Continental Resources New York sales team in establishing new consumer relationships while partnering with top manufacturers such as Data Domain, Pillar Data, and IBM.
  • Generate quotes for sales orders and negotiate contracts.
  • Instituted effective sales plans while expanding our consumer base.
  • Maintained key relationships with vendors in order to ensure our accelerated growth into new markets and obtain competitive pricing.

Account Executive

NORTHERN LEASING SYSTEMS

Mar 2006 - Jan 2007

Responsible for asset management, and sales tasks.

Key contributions:

  • Maintained valued relationships with customers in an attempt to upsell credit card machine leases.
  • #1 sales representative in the Asset Management Department.
  • Generated collection letters, new leases, and managed consumer accounts.
  • Negotiated the settlements of deliquent accounts.

CUSTOMER PICK-UP MANAGER

Sears

2005

Manager/lead for the Sears Warehouse, Receiving, and Customer Pickup departments. Directly under assistant manager.

Key contributions:

  • Responsible for managing the Sears Warehouse, Receiving, Customer Pick-Up, RTV, and Maintenance Departments.
  • Scheduled, hired, and trained employees.
  • Handled customer service issues for the Sears customer pickup area.

See my profile on LinkedIn.

Education

Queens College - Queens, NY

Advanced Certificate

Music Technology and Business, 2018

Stony Brook University - Stony Brook, NY

Bachelor of Science, 2003-2005

Business Management with some coursework in the arts.

Montgomery County Community College - Blue Bell, PA

Associates, 2000

Liberal Arts.


Skills

Adobe Creative Suite Online Training, Sketching, CSS, HTML, Bootstrap, MS Office, FL Studio, Pro Tools, Sound Design, Digital scoring.