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Work experience

Sep 2009Apr 2010

Graphic Designer

The Leader-Herald
  • Create attractive designs for Publications running in the Newspaper.
  • Special projects for customers are designed to reflect their personal taste and create the mood and desired effect.
  • Create ads to run in the everyday newspaper.
  • Work directly with the advertising director and editor to accomplish a smooth working environment.
  • In charge of creating ads for The Adirondack Daily Enterprise.
  • Work with customers to help the creative process move at a quick pace.
  • Create the Club Books for the Great Pyrenees Club and the Giant Schnauzer Club on a quarterly basis.
Mar 2000Oct 2006

Graphic Designer/Prepress Technician

Noteworthy Company
  • Designed new products to be used as stock design
  • Manipulated and arranged artwork for printing
  • Set up standardized templates
  • Created custom artwork per client requests
  • Solely responsible for one branch of pre-press department
  • 4-color processing, 2 and 3 color spot trapping 
Mar 1997May 2000

Pharmacy Technician

  • Assisted pharmacists in stocking and dispersing medications for daily hospital use
  • Inventoried and processed orders on daily basis
  • Worked in a team environment to make deadlines successfully

Education

Sep 1999May 2000

AAS

Fulton Montgomery Community College
Sep 1992May 1994

AAS Individual Studies

Heavy Concentration in Early Childhood Education.

Spent 3 semesters student teaching at various preschools.

Skills

Web Design Programs
Flash, Dream Weaver
Proficient in Graphic Programs
Adobe Illustrator,  Adobe Photoshop,  Quark XPress,  Streamline, Ad Creator Pro  

Interest

Snowmobiling

Photography

Camping

Sample Art

References

Elizabeth Saltman

Christine Vitus-Lennon

Alison Deal

Sarah Wilson-Sparrow

Chad Fleck