Shemara Selvaratnam
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Personal Statement

Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation & Business student 3rd year at UTS, looking for internship 2018

Biography

Work Rights:
  • Australian Permanent Resident
Citizenship:
  • Australia
  • United Kingdom
Languages:
  • English

Education

  • University of Technology Sydney - Bachelor in Business and commerce, Communications, Marketing and sales, Media and advertising
    Graduation date:
    Discipline(s):
    • Business and commerce
    • Communications
    • Marketing and sales
    • Media and advertising
    Degree Level:
    Bachelor

Employment

  • Company Name:
    Music Tutor at Redlands Junior School
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Teach students K-6 one on one and co-curricular music. Assist in Music Office with administrative tasks.

  • Company Name:
    Music Teacher at Self-Employed
    Start - End Dates:
    Description:

    Teach Piano, Trumpet and Music Theory privately to children and adults for leisure as well as for AMEB formal examinations

Achievements

  • AMusA

    AMEB Associate in Music Diploma Pianoforte Australia (AMusA) 2012

  • ATCL

    Trinity College London Associate Diploma in Recital on Piano (ATCL) 2011

Skills

  • communication and teamwork

    - Developed adaptive leadership skills especially when working in transdisciplinary teams throughout CII schools - Understood different stakeholder perspectives through utilising diplomatic and empathetic practice in industry partner projects

  • innovative thinking and ideation

    - Analysed problem spaces deeply using various disciplinary concepts to produce more effective solutions borrowed from the different fields of work - Used alternative methods to gain deeper insights into complex problems in ‘Problems to Possibilities’ and ‘Creativity and Complexity’ CII schools

  • attention to detail

    - Excellent observation and perception skills enhanced through illustration classes and photography increasing hand, eye and mind coordinatio

  • creativity

    - Strong drawing, photographic and video editing skills developed in leisure time which are useful for pitching ideas, presentation and communication of ideas and concepts - Applied insights from existing concepts in new contexts - Displayed interesting advertising executions for Marketing Communications Planning, Strategy, Practice and Research presentations and reports

  • technical

    - Microsoft PowerPoint, Word and Excel, MYOB, SAP, Adobe Photoshop

Interest & Hobbies

  • playing musical instruments

    Playing the piano and trumpet

  • photography

    Landscape photography of the world, Portrait photography

  • drawing

    Drawing still life, portraits, rendered buildings

  • filmmaking and editing

    Taking footage and creating videos for special occasions, advertisements and tutorials

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