References available upon request.
My twenty plus years in the Printing and Graphics Industry could be of value to your company. Along with my strong interests in computer technology and photography, my goal of lifelong learning places myself as a progressive candidate who is seeking a forward looking company with a team orientated workforce.
Thank you for your consideration and I look forward to our possible future.
Jan 1999 - Mar 2009
Preflighting, imposing and proofing of electronic files. Plan the flow of work to meet production workload. Check product specifications, make adjustments for availability and compatibility. Communicate with other production departments and customer account representative, as well as with customers to discuss, options, changes to specifications or issues.
Nov 1989 - Dec 1998
Customer Service Represenative/ Production Planner
Customer Service Representative:
Receives and enter jobs. Control and plan the flow of work to meet customer's deadlines. Check product specifications, make adjustments, monitor the work and quality of other departments. Assist customers with questions and needs.
Provide specifications and secure quotes from outside vendors for 4-color separations. Communicate changes between customers and vendors.
Job engineering of printing orders. Check for issues and availability of materials.Determine equipment and outside services needed to meet the customer needs.Provide training and assistance to junior planners. Update planning guidelines
1987 - 1989
Sheetfed Estimator/Staff Artist
Design & produce camera ready layouts of advertising ads and brochures per customers specifications.
Provide quotes of sheetfed printing, bindery and composition along with speciifying and securing external pricing.
1986 - 1987
O & O Communications
Provide specifications, quotes and purchasing of internal and external printing. Ensure quality control and coordinate schedules of designs, printing and external services
1983 - 1986
Designer and leyline artist of camera ready material from one color to four color process for eleven weekly newspapers., inserts and commercial work.
1978 - 1983
Responsibilities: Purchasing , designer, keyline artist and production manager of all printed materials along with coordinating of mass mailings.
Jan 2010 - Aug 2011
Jackson Community College
Phi Theta Kappa member.
Study has been suspended due to No Worker Left Behind program funding cuts. It is my goal to resume at a future date when financing can be worked out.