Work History

Work History

Senior Team Leader

Regional Design Center Production
Senior Team Leader-Munster, Indiana Build and maintain production workflows for 20+ properties Administered a rapid go-live schedule of bringing on new sites to the Regional Design Center Maintain customer relationships with all clients Defined standard operating procedures for the handling of jobs and produce quality control measures at the

Prepress Technician/graphic Artist

Lithographic Communications

Prepress Technician/Graphic Artist South Holland, Illinois Prepared all electronic jobs that come into the prepress department for printing on various presses Shot, developed, striped-up and burn plates of all camera ready jobs Developed design concepts by evaluating space requirements, type size and style, spacing and graphics; reviewed designs for customers Imposed jobs and output to plates, whether it be computer to plate or manually stripped up Kept equipment operating by following operating instructions; troubleshot software problems; called for repairs

Senior Graphic Artist

Park Press
Senior Graphic Artist/ Assistant Prepress Manager Munster, Indiana Sold the customer on design concepts Met with customers to fully understand the finished product needed Produced materials for print reproduction by determining prepress requirements Determined prepress requirements by reviewing work orders; study design, content, and specifications Developed design concepts by evaluating space requirements, type size and style, spacing and graphics Maintained quality results by editing layouts including spelling, grammar, punctuation, reproduction, clarity and consistency; adhered to prepress standards; ensured that files met postal regulations




Ball State University Muncie



Adobe Creative Suite; InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, Bridge, QuarkXpress, Enfocus Pitstop, OS X, iOS, Windows, GoTo Meeting, Evernote, Sharepoint, Outlook, Kodak Prinergy, ProImage Newsway publishing workflow.




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