Twelve years of experience with graphic programs and nine years of work experience in the graphic design and printing industry. Extensive training in: Illustrator, Quark, Photoshop, Acrobat, PitStop, Distiller, Prinergy, INposition, Preps, Word, PowerPoint, and Image Ready. Job experience with programs such as: InDesign, PageMaker, Freehand, Publisher, Excel, Print Shop Mail and Scitex Full Auto Frame. Classes in: CSS, HTML, Director, Dreamweaver, and 3D Studio Max. Efficient on both Mac and PC computers.

Work experience

Work experience
Jan 2011 - Sep 2011

Graphic Designer

2006 - 2009

Production Artist


● Layout and designed packages, advertisements and marketing materials for clients.

● Produced artwork mock-ups for client approval.

● Focused on branding and design details for quality control assurance.● Ensure deadlines were achieved for customer satisfaction.

● Preflight and proofed artwork for prepress.

2005 - 2006

Lead Graphic/Prepress Specialist

Sir Speedy

● Designed, digitally color correct, and proofed artwork for customers’ creative needs.

● Produced proofs, assembled plates, and performed press checks.

● Utilized Print Shop Mail for mail merge files for the post office.

● Designed, printed, laminated, mounted, and cut prints for store displays on large format printer.

2002 - 2005

Prepress Technician

Advance Duplication Services

● Managed prepress workflow for second shift.

● Processed artwork such as: designed, typeset, trapped, preflight, manipulated and color corrected.

● Produced proofs, assembled film for press and preformed press checks.● Interacted with customer service representatives to ensure that the customer satisfaction were met.

2000 - 2004

Photo Specialist/Accountant


Photo Specialist: Used time management to develop photos within an hour, processed special orders, color matched proofs, filled customer requests, greeted customers, and utilized cash register to check out items.

Accountant: Managed store cash flow.

2000 - 2003

Work Study Art Department

Hennepin Technical College

● Typed, filed, copied, and scanned items for the head of the art department.

● Facilitated setups for classes and designed art for special events at the college.

● Produced printing plates for USA skills testing at the college.


2009 - 2009

Minnesota Supreme Court Office of Education Training



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