Skills

Skills

• Handled wide range of printers, RIP software and plotters

o    Roland VersaCam 540 - 54” Print and Cut o    Oce6060 Solvent Ink printer o    Roland Soljet Pro III - Print and Cut o    Epilog Laser Engraver 24" o    Mutah Falcon Jr. 42" eco-solvent printer o    Graphtec CE 300 -24" plotter o    Summa Plot Pro T750 o    Summa DC3 Print and Cut – Dura Chrome, Resin printer o    Epson Stylus 3000- 4 color Wide Format, Sublimation Ink Printer o    Millennium 575x - Badger, Thermal Resin ID printer

Excellent Communication Skills

Proficient in various design software including:   PhotoshopCS,IllustratorCS, CorelDrawX4, FlexiSign8, CasMate, SignWizard5, SignLab7, Flash, Gimp, InkScape. Web Publishing:   XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Dreamweaver, Quanta Plus Comfortable in Windows, Mac and Linux platforms Bilingual English and Spanish    

Work History

Work History

Production Manager

E- Graphix

Scheduled daily work flow of production in order to meet strict deadlines. Fabricated high end, temporary tournament monument signs and banners for television broadcasts and tournament sponsors. Assisted with project logistics and scheduled frequent travel arrangements for setup of on-site sign shop that catered exclusively to Senior PGA and USGA tournaments, including Royal Caribbean Classic, Senior Open, Honda Classic, Siebel Classic, BellSouth Classic, Toshiba Classic.

Marketing, Sales, Production

Sign-A-Rama

Scheduled visits to neighborhood business to distribute company literature and acquire new customers. Provided quotes to potential clients using Casper software. Worked closely with customers to design and produce signs. Created competitive pricing forms to distribute to potential real estate customers. Attended city hosted networking events to increase sales. Acquired large accounts through direct sales and cold calling.

Production Manager, Graphic Design

Signs Now

In charge of all aspects of sign production including; Ordering of materials, assigning tasks among staff, design and develop custom signs for clients. Worked closely with City of Hollywood events coordinators to produce signs for city events. In charge of creating forms organize large scale golf tournament projects. Designed custom laser engraved and hand cut 3D letters. Provided sign solutions and successful graphics for marketing campaigns for high profile clients including Starbucks, City of Hollywood, Guava & Java, Froots,  Hollywood Arts and Culture Center.

Graphic Designer | Production

River City Sign Co.

My knowledge of vehicle wrap design and installation helped create a new stream of revenue for this new company. Designed spec sheets to submit to city for permitting of large pylon, L.E.D, and monument signs. I handled large scale printing on a wide variety of media. Worked closely with clients on layout and concept designs for logos and custom signage. Led morning work progress meetings.

Education

Education

Katherine Gibbs - New York

Art Institute - Ft. Lauderdale