Carolyn Flowers

Carolyn Flowers

Objective

Seeking a graphic design position in the graphics, marketing, prepress or print production area.

Summary

Accomplished professional with expertise in all aspects of creative design. Outstanding project management skills that require meeting tight time constraints on critical projects. Strong organizational and analytical abilities used to achieve desired goals, objectives and results. Excels in managing multiple projects with strong attention to detail.

Work History

Work History
Jan 2000 - Jan 2009

Graphic Design & Prepress Supervisor

Footstar, Inc

Skillfully managed 2 graphic designers and 2 pre-press technicians, bringing out the best in them through motivation and praise for a job well done.

Successfully developed the setup, work flow procedures and associate training. Established daily procedures to maximize press runs saving over 30% in supplies in a high-volume, in-house print shop.

Created new invoice and accounts receivable guidelines for outside clients which reduced days outstanding.

Achieved over $20,000 a year additional income developing and maintaining outside clients.

Researched and purchased new Heidelberg output equipment to modernize pre-press area and increase productivity.

Jan 2000 - Jan 2003

Senior Graphic Designer

Footstar, Inc.

Directed the day-to-day and project workload of the graphic designers to maximize productivity.

Partnered with human resources to design and create the annual benefits enrollment program that included booklets, forms and brochures.

Oct 1995 - Jan 2000

Graphic Designer

Footstar. Inc.

Was instrumental bringing the company’s signage program in-house by creating templates to streamline press runs. Thereafter produced multi-unit signage on a weekly basis. This resulted in saving the company $350,000 a year.

Worked closely with other subsidiaries to create eye-catching marketing pieces.

Highly praised for my technical and production skills.

Skills

Skills

Equipment

Heidelberg Delta RIP Heidelberg Primesetter Imagesetter Heidelberg HDPS-74 Film Processor Heidelberg Delta RIP with Trapper Pro Heidelberg Signastation Imposition  Heidelberg NEXSCAN Flat Bed Scanner Matchprint Color Proofer Kodak Plate Processor Large Format Poster Printer Fluent on both Macintosh & PC platforms 

Microsoft Office

Macromedia Freehand

Adobe Acrobat Professional

Adobe PageMaker

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illlustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Quark Xpress

Footstar Projects

Outside Projects

Personal Projects

Education

Education

Certifications

Certifications

Access

Footstar Training

Mastering Powerpoint

Footstar Training

Mastering Excel

Footstar Training

Photoshop Advanced

Essex Computers

Illustrator Advanced

Essex Computers

Applecare Technician

Apple Computer

Troubleshooting the Mac

CompuMaster

Signastation

Heidelberg USA

InDesign Advanced

Essex Computers