Hyong Kim

Professional Goals

To be employed in a creative and professional environment that will provide me with the opportunity to utilize my skills in a productive manner, as well as to help elevate my own work to a higher standard. I have five years of experience working in a commercial print environment in a variety of different positions including design and prepress.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2007 - Present

Graphic Designer/Prepress

Obun Hawaii Group

Assisted clients by providing in-house design services including brochures, business cards, mailing pieces, and periodicals. As part of duties, also prepared jobs for printing (preflight as well as preparing of printing plates and maintaining Prepress equipment). Also provided support and backup for Digital print services prior to hiring of full time Digital print specialist as well as additional assistance for various production departments (mailing and finishing).

Jun 2009 - Present

Freelance Graphic Designer

HK Design

In addition to providing graphic design services, also worked in partnership with  Proforma Lawrence Unlimited (a local franchisee of Proforma) to provide a variety of  promotional products to clients. This entailed a combination of design, sales, and customer service related functions.

Nov 2007 - Apr 2009

Asst. Production Manager

Obun Hawaii Group

Due to experience in various areas of the print shop, was selected to undertake training to assist production manager in his position. Duties included scheduling of all jobs including integration of Digital, mailing, and finishing services. Also responsible for making outside purchases and coordinating with third party vendors, as well as continuing to provide support and backup for Prepress and Digital departments.

Education

Education
Aug 2000 - May 2004

Associates Degree

Honolulu Community College

Skills

Skills

Software skills

I have experience with the following software applications:   Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Quark Xpress Screen USA Trueflow Prestige Scheduler Microsoft Office   I am also experienced in working on both Mac and PC based systems.