Advertising Design Team Leader, 1998 – July 2008
Designed print and online advertising. Coordinated workflow. Conducted press checks. Advertising Liaison.Designed print advertising for publication in a daily newspaper, inserts and mailers. Designed banner ads for Kentucky.com. Monitored workflow and assigned design projects to team members. Conducted nightly press checks. Acted as Liaison to other departments.
2007 KPA Awards, 1st Place – Daily Class 3 Entertainment/Dining, 2nd Place – Daily Class 3 Food, Drug, Liquor, 3rd Place – Daily Class 3 General Miscellaneous
Coupon Clicker Project – 2007, designed individual ads per template, updated website on monthly basis, coordinated advertising materials between sales, design and new media departments.
Computer skills: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Fetch FTP, BB Edit
Temporary Assignment on Newsroom Design Desk, Jan 2000 – March 2000
Designed news pages for City/Region section and inside “A” section pages using Quark Publishing System (QPS). Ordered art and photos through imaging department. Attended daily newsroom meeting to discuss which stories would make the paper.
Production Artist, 1993 – 1998
Designed print advertising for daily newspaper using Multi-ad Creator, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, Illustrator, Freehand and Pagemaker.
Compositor, 1991 – 1993
Paste-up newspaper layouts, Operated graphic design camera scanner. Prepped images for production using Adobe Photoshop. Color strip up of front sections and weather pages. Prepared negatives for use in plate making process. Maintained film processors.