3305 South Canfield Ave. - Los Angeles, CA. 90034
Cell (310) 869-5226
E-mail karin@myfrozenring.com


Obtaining a challenging position that will allow me to use my education and experience to expand my skills in special events and/or photography.


I have more than 10 years of experience in Special Events, where I have learned every aspect of the event planning. I am responsible, reliable, intuitive, creative, innovative and overflowing with ideas. I have all the necessary skills and education to get started on my career on event planning. I work well alone or as a member of a team. My duties have been extensive and I handle the responsibility well. I have organized concerts, tours at different cities with multi artist show, weddings, fashion shows as well as many other events. I was in charge of total show production, event planning, press media, travel, event itinerary logistics, accommodations, supervising catering, accounting, payroll, show and stage design (which includes the design of intelligent lighting, special effects and pyrotechnics), technical direction, public relation, marketing strategies of show, graphic design, manage the production crew, and supervision during event.


Freelance Photographer, 2005 - Present

Event Coordinator and Program Designer, April 2004
Artivist Film Festival (Los Angeles, CA) - www.ArtivistFilmFestival.org
I was hired for a month job in which I had to be able to organize the Gala Awards Party after the Gala Awards Ceremony of the “1st Annual Artivist Film Festival, Merging Art & Activism For Global Consciousness” taking place at The Egyptian Theater in Hollywood, April 27th. Duties include hiring contractors for all the necessities of the event, planning and coordinating from top to bottom the party.

Special Event Coordinator, 1991 to 05/00

Luna Producciones (Santiago, Chile)
Duties include organizing events such as concerts, weddings, fashion shows, tours, corporate and commercial parties, and grand openings. I took full responsibility for many of these events from inception through presentation including initial financing, design of event, hiring contractors and other support personnel. Clients included Mercedes Benz, Hyundai, Aquafresh, Hyatt Regency Hotel Santiago, BellSouth (cell phone), large shopping malls (in Chile) among many others. While I was employed at the jobs below I continued to work freelance for Luna Producciones.

Graphic Designer for Bic Graphic Chile Division, 4/98 to 3/99
Bic Chile S.A. (Santiago, Chile)
Duties include preparing final art for pen logos, supervising the shipping and manufacturing of the pens in Argentina and their return to Chile.

Stands Customer Service and Food Contest Coordinator, 3/97 to 12/97
Diseñadores Asociados (Santiago, Chile)
My duties were exclusively for Expogourmand ’97, the most important food and wine international exhibition in Chile.


2000 – Present: I have been taking classes of Photography and Web Design at Santa Monica College here in Los Angeles, California. For details about classes, please visit this link in my site www.myfrozenring.com/smc/classes.html

1996 Special Events Production and Management
Universidad Mayor, Santiago, Chile

1995 Social Communication, Emphasis on Marketing and Business
Escuela de Comunicacion Monica Herrera, Santiago, Chile
(Bachelors Degree)

1993 Advertising
Escuela de Comunicacion Monica Herrera, Santiago, Chile
(Asociate Degree)

Computer programs: Word, Excel, Power Point, Freehand, Corel Draw, Illustrator, Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, iMovie.
Other: Photography, Typing, Graphic Design, Web Design, Merchandising, Professional Lighting for Special Events, fluent Spanish (native language).

Additional Information: Training and certification for Infant and Child CPR, Lifeguard Certificate, Water Safety Instructor, Swimming Instructor, Scuba Diver. To see certificates, go to this link: http://www.myfrozenring.com/certificates.html

References available upon request.