Jeanne Loewenstein 539 Main St. Warren, RI 02885 401-245-5273


Statement of Intent
I’m hardworking, determined, and quick to learn new skills. You’ll find I’m courteous and respectful when dealing with clients, co-workers and vendors. My dedication, earnest feedback, and respect for confidentiality have served my employers well.



Strong problem solving & organizational skills, able to multi task, quickly learn new software, provide patient & courteous customer service, and respect confidentiality


Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Dreamweaver, UPS & FedEx shipping software, Excel, Microsoft Word, Publisher, PowerPoint, QuickBooks, File Maker Pro, Outlook Express, Acrobat, Bartender (barcode software), Apple Works & Act! Proficient with both Mac & PC platforms


Excellent eye for detail, 2-D design skills, proficient with both regular & digital photography, and intricate ceramic sculpture


Professional Experience

  • HASBRO (Temp Assignment Via Silverman McGovern) :: Pawtucket, RI :: 2009-Fall 2010
  • Caught errors with artwork and preproduction samples submitted for shipment to licensors, hence shortening the length of time for receiving approvals
  • Worked with project coordinators and prepress to help keep projects on schedule.
    Assistant Project Coordinator
  • Updated Hasbro’s GMS (Global Milestone System) with notes provided by project coordinators & project managers via Topline meetings: this included modifying dates, adding new projects (mainline & EU) and components, checking & loading material numbers and making sure they were linked to the correct project, modifying notes, and contacting prepress regarding completion dates
  • Generated & posted weekly Topline reports to be accessed by various teams
  • Checked reports for overlooked updates and inconsistencies
  • Assisted Licensing Coordinator by generating forms, shipping packaging art, preproduction samples and final samples; tracking shipments, archiving forms and updating GMS with feedback from licensors.
  • FREELANCE – Warren, RI
    Small Business Consultant :: Summer 2008 – Fall 2010

    Provided the following services to small businesses run by artists:
  • Produced promotional & sales materials, as well as photo touch up for projects & portfolios
  • Assisted with inventory control and created systems of organization to help businesses run more efficiently, as well as provided technical support
  • Aided artists with applying for shows & maintaining websites
  • Helped with setting up and cataloging work for exhibitions


  • FARMAESTHETICS (All Natural Skincare Products) :: Newport, RI :: 2005-2008
  • Enhanced image of company through creation of improved promotional materials and cataloging of products.
  • Instituted systems of organization which led to greater efficiency and higher quality control
  • Greatly reduced cost of goods by negotiating with existing vendors and finding new suppliers with competitive pricing
  • Produced their most accurate system for cataloging inventory
    Production Coordinator 2006-2008
  • Provided labs with necessary materials & documentation, and worked with them in tandem to maintain production schedule.
  • Sourced and researched components & packaging, ensuring they met Farmaesthetics’ standards, as well as those of their distributors & vendors
  • Compiled & organized necessary documentation from suppliers such as: Material Safety Data Sheets, Spec Sheets & Technical Sketches
  • Managed inventory of components, raw materials & finished goods held in warehouses and labs. In addition created & verified product SKU & UPC codes
  • Designed brochures, promotional materials & product labels, edited copy and handled product photography. My photography of Farmaesthetics’ products can be seen in the magazines
    Fit Yoga (April 2008) & CPC Packaging (Sept. 2007)
  • Maintained website by updating product images & press, designing web promotions, and keeping general information currentContinued to perform duties of Production Assistant when needed
  • Duties:
    Production Assistant 2005-2006

  • Prepared skin-care products, packed & shipped orders (domestic & international), performed customer service & order entry, and assisted with accounts receivable
  • Provided technical support, inventory management and quality control
  • Conducted product research and outsourcing
  • Edited copy, designed labels, and photographed products for promotional materials, reference & website


  • ALTAMIRA LIGHTING (Handcrafted Portable Lighting) :: Warren, RI :: 1998-2004
  • Instituted systems of organization in each department, leading to improved efficiency
  • Enhanced professional image of business through courteous and trustworthy relations with customers
  • Greatly reduced number of packages damaged in transit through implementing improved packing techniques
  • Created some of Altamira Lighting’s most successful glaze combinations
    Administrator / Director of Sales & Marketing 2002-2004

  • Contributed to the design & editing process of handcrafted lamps & shades
  • Created guides & instructional materials for both staff & clients, produced graphics for product catalog and promotions
  • Assisted with hiring process
  • Continued to perform duties held as Administrative Assistant and Shipping Manager.Administrative Assistant 2001-2002
  • Performed order entry, customer service & accounts receivable, provided technical support, worked trade shows, and created & distributed promotional materials. Also continued to perform duties of Shipping Manager
  • Shipping Manager 2000-2001
  • Packed lamps & shades, tracked packages, issued damage claims
  • Worked with representatives from UPS & FedEx to ensure best quality of service
  • Assisted with customer service, inventoried & ordered supplies, performed research & development, improved quality control, and trained new employees.
  • Continued with glaze calculation & formulation, and assisted Head Glazer when necessary.
  • Duties:
  • Head Glazer 1998-2000
    Glazed all ceramic components, assisted with ceramic slip casting, finished green & bisque ware, loaded & fired kilns, upheld quality control, inventoried & ordered supplies and performed glaze calculation & formulation



  • Rhode Island School of Design - Providence, RI
  • Spring 1996 - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree with Honors / Ceramics Major
  • 1994 & 1995 - Twice recipient of the Robins Today Scholarship for excellent performance in art
  • 1993 & 1995 - Twice displayed in the RISD Ceramics Biennial, a juried exhibition
  • Spring 1995 - Top of class in outdoor tile installation project
© 2010 Jeanne Loewenstein