Jeff Ballard

Summary

I’ve worked in many different fields including advertising, retail, construction, restaurants, the forest service and extensive computer technology from computer set-up and training to presentation graphics creation.  I have developed social and business skills in one to one or group situations (teaching, supporting and managing.) I have managed loss prevention, delivery and computer graphics departments. I have traveled around the country teaching computer classes.  I am an extremely loyal, dependable, creative, hard working and self-motivated employee.

Work History

Work History
Jun 2009 - Present

Customer Service Rep

Accent Marketing LLC

Tier I Customer Service troubleshooting cable tv problems for Insight Communications.

Feb 2008 - May 2009

Designer

Intrepid Interiors

Aiding in set and design for home decorating/remodeling. Computer modeling and also actual redecorating.

Sep 2007 - Feb 2008

Welder

Workforce Solutions

Welding axels for Ford trucks.

Aug 2007 - Sep 2007

Mortgage Banker

New Equity Mortgage

Refinancing home mortgages.

Jun 2006 - Jul 2007

Assembler

Griffin & Company

Assembler and welder's assistant.

Apr 2004 - Oct 2004

Photo Technician

Walgreens

Operated the photo lab.

Mar 2003 - Dec 2003

Delivery/Will Call Supervisor

Home Depot

Scheduling of the will call/delivery department: scheduling all truck deliveries, loading the semis and courier trucks and pulling and coordinating all will calls & deliveries.Certified Trainer for forklifts, slip machines, cherry pickers & electric ladder.

Nov 2002 - Mar 2003

Tier II Computer Tech

Charter Communications

Phone support for cable & computer communications for the eastern U.S.

Jun 2001 - Aug 2002

Loss Prevention Supervisor

Best Buy

Monitored all store security and truck shipments.  Also front line customer service.

Dec 1986 - Oct 1999

Presentation Graphics Specialist

Adware Systems/McCann-Erickson

Account Coordinator for KFC, Coca-Cola and Buick.Became Head of the Computer Graphics department and assistant manager of the Guided Learning Center. Responsibilities included creation of all internal and external presentations and teaching computer classes in Louisville and 14 other McCann-Erickson offices in U.S. and Canada.  Also was responsible for numerous large business presentations and many worldwide presentations for presiding worldwide managers.

Education

Education
Sep 2009 - Present

Associates

ITT
Sep 1976 - May 1980

Diploma

Trinity High School

Graduated with Honors; Deans List; Principals List; Member of the ISS (Independent Student Studies) honor program; Editor of Senior Year Book

Skills

Skills

Computer Graphics

Extremely proficient in most Adobe Suite and Microsoft Office software.