Charles Woodbery

Charles Woodbery

Summary

CORE SKILL AREAS

Electronic prepress                        Catalog production             

Digital photo retouch                      Illustration for packaging         

Layout and design                          Imaging and Proofing                 

Copywriting / Editing                      Website maintenance

Mac OSX

QuarkXpress

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Excel

Work History

Work History
May 2009 - Apr 2013

Graphic Designer and Gallery Assistant

Atlanta Artists Center
  • Non-profit art gallery sales and customer service, maintained membership database, updated website, created monthly e-newsletter, promoted the work of member artists to collectors, created monthly e-newsletters and announcements, assisted with the jurying and hanging of monthly art shows, setup of facilities for meetings, receptions and workshops
Aug 2010 - Apr 2013

Graphic artist

America's Best Choice Windows
  • Created trifold brochures, mailers, magazine and newspaper ads, Facebook ad, coupons, signage, tradeshow graphics, logos, sales sheets, product sheets and web graphics
  • Wrote copy for nationwide ad campaign for dealer recruiting
  • Ordered company printing and signage
  • First-response and follow-up communications with dealer candidates
  • Provided graphics and marketing support to a nationwide network of 50+ dealers
Nov 2008 - Jan 2009

Graphic artist

Aspen Marketing
  • Page layout, design and production for direct-mail retail marketing programs, regional telecommunications bundle offer letters and non-profit fundraising communications.
Apr 2008 - Oct 2008

Graphic artist

Goody Products, Inc
  • Used Adobe Illustrator to create graphics used in product packaging.
  • Prepared and color adjusted digital product images in Adobe Photoshop.
  • Prepared mockups for new product lines used in sales-team presentations.
  • Used InDesign to create multilingual versions of online product catalogs.
Nov 2006 - Aug 2008

Color Retoucher

Ballard Designs
  • Matched product colors in Adobe Photoshop for digital images used in seasonal home furnishings catalogs.
  • Color adjusted images to compensate for printing inconsistencies and ink gains.
Sep 2007 - Mar 2008

Graphic artist

Harland Clarke
  • Created collateral artwork in Photoshop and Illustrator to meet unified company design standards for corporate rebranding and new product launch.
  • Produced catalogs, insert ads and foldout brochures in Adobe InDesign highlighting consumer and business checking product lines offered by major banking clients.
  • Proofread and inspected printer proofs for quality, accuracy and consistency.
Apr 2007 - Aug 2007

Graphic artist

Adventure Advertising
  • Implemented copy and layout revisions to recreational product catalogs.
  • Prepared digital images for maximum impact in print marketing.
  • Designed mockup layouts for website and catalog covers.
  • Updated and revised online marketing text and charts.
Oct 2006 - Nov 2006

Production Artist

John Wieland Homes
  • Revised copy and layout for real-estate brochures, calendars, maps and newsletters.
  • Organized and streamlined real-estate image database.
Jul 2006 - Jul 2006

Graphic artist

Atlantic-American Corporation
  • Organized and prepared internal sales convention newsletter.
  • Created brochures in QuarkXpress highlighting advantages of sales team integration.
  • Prepared PowerPoint presentation outlining employee Medicare and Medicaid benefits.
Apr 2006 - Jun 2006

Color Retoucher

ExchangeBlvd.com
  • Retouched digital images in Adobe Photoshop for visual appeal in launch of online auction site.
Jul 1997 - Aug 1999

Prepress and Output

Webco Printing
  • Preflighted and set trapping for catalogs, flyers and direct-mail pieces in a high-volume printer.
  • Assured accuracy and quality in ink color, density and trapping.
  • Assembled files into printer spreads through INPosition.
  • Output film through laser imagesetters.
  • Produced print-quality matchproofs for client review.
Apr 1991 - Jun 1996

Prepress and Output

Stein Printing Company
  • Page production and film output for corporate printing projects including text and layout revisions, proofing and quality control.
  • Preflighting and troubleshooting of imaging problems.
  • Assisted clients with rapid turnaround of printing projects.
  • Produced color keys, bluelines and matchproofs for client review.

Education

Education
Sep 1982 - Aug 1986

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Florida State University

Skills

Skills

QuarkXpress

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Photoshop

Portfolio