Pamela Ferrer

Work History

Work History
May 2007 - Apr 2009

Advertising Production Coordinator

Informa Healthcare

• Managed workflow of advertisements, editorial content, inserts, outserts, cover-tips and other special projects.

• Analyzed and solved problems related to client supplied files.

• Proofread ads and articles - troubleshoot and correct technical issues.

• Assembled and finalized print-ready pdfs using Acrobat Distiller, reviewed InSite softproofs and archived digital copy.

• Trafficked advertisements and editorial content material.

• Maintained tracking system of all production materials and generate status reports.

• Flowed and typeset editorial articles using InDesign.• Retouched and corrected photos using Photoshop.

• Assisted clients to create and set-up web banners with Photoshop and Flash.

• Direct point of contact for vendors, advertisers, agencies and designers regarding estimates, file preparation, specifications and other production related inquiries.

• Designed mock-ups of gatefolds, inserts, outserts and other special projects.

• Provided marketing and sales departments with creative materials and information.

Aug 2006 - Feb 2007

Digital Production Assistant

Nature Publishing Group

• Collected advertisement files for edit and placing ads into the journal template to create print-ready pdf files.

• Monitored technical accuracy of ads and editorials by pre-flight and troubleshooting.

• Coordinated journal pages according to layout plan.

• Reconciled problems with color, fonts or logos for ads to maintain fidelity.

• Uploaded print-ready pdf files to prepress and check softproofs.

• Organized and archived files.

• Taught basics of Adobe Photoshop as needed.

May 2004 - Aug 2006

Graphic Designer/Administrative Assistant

Presto Food and Beverage, Inc

• Created designs, concepts, product illustration and sample layouts.

• Updated website using HTML and CMS installed by vendor.

• Determined size and arrangement of illustrative material.

• Liaised with relevant vendors regarding the production design of beverage cans, trade show materials and POP displays.

• Maintained website and updated content material.

• Scheduled travel arrangements, prepared agendas and generated itineraries.

• Managed purchases, direct vendor relations and equipment tracking records.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Microsoft FrontPage

HTML

PitStop

Acrobat Distiller

Acrobat Professional

Quark Xpress

Adobe Flash

Adobe Dreamweaver

Adobe InCopy

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Photoshop

Objective

I am seeking a Print Production Coordinator and/or Graphic Designer position where I can apply my relevant qualifications.