OBJECTIVE: 

To obtain a position that allows me to utilize my knowledge and let me apply my experience and interests to benefit the company.

 

KEY QUALIFICATIONS:

• Over 13 years experience working in graphic design

• Comprehensive knowledge of production procedures, printing systems, and industry technology

• Able to multi-task to ensure customer requirements are met under strict timelines

 

EXPERIENCE: 

ABC Imaging - Chicago, IL 

May 2017 - March 2020

Assistant Shop Manager

• Promoted twice within three years from Digital Imaging Specialist to Assistant Shop Manager for keeping our shop above others in the company.
•  Managed a dedicated team of personnel.

•  Designed a variety of work for print production.

•  Worked to train on the job for employees. 

•  Directed daily workflow. 

•  Multitasked on multiple jobs at once to meet strict deadlines ensuring that all jobs got completed on time.
•  Increase customer satisfaction and bottom line by utilizing strict quality control guidelines.

•  Monitored machines, material, and inventory to identify any concerns.
•  Worked closely with clients to guarantee satisfaction of final product.


Speedpro Imaging - Chicago, IL 

November 2016 - February 2017

Production Manager

•  Designed large format graphics for vehicle and wall placement working on jobs from start to finish.
•  Worked with shop manager to ensure jobs were produced correctly before proofs were sent to clients.

•  Worked closely with clients on jobs to meet strict deadlines ensuring that all jobs get completed on time. 

 

H&H Printing (previously Sir Speedy Evanston) - Evanston, IL 

September 2007 - November 2016 

Graphic Designer / Storefront Manager

•  Designed a large variety of work for print.

•  Color separated Pre-Press artwork to make it press ready. 

•  Multitasked on multiple jobs at once to meet strict deadlines ensuring that all jobs get completed on time. 

•  Worked closely with clients on jobs from start to finished product.

•  Worked with owner to help transition from Sir Speedy Franchise to a privately owned print company. 

 

Freelance - Chicago, IL 

2007 - 2016

Designer/Illustrator/Photographer

•  Designed logos and helped determine the feel of websites, working closely with a programmer to create functional layouts.

•  Photographed, scanned, manipulated and adjusted photos in preparing them for print and web.

•  Worked to design yearbooks and folders for elementary schools with a team of copywriters.

•  Designed characters to be used on web and e-mail material. 

•  Created promotional materials such as posters, flyers, digital images and packaging.

• Recreate high resolution vector logo and mascot designs.

 

EDUCATION: 

Received a Bachelors degree in 2006 for Computer Graphics from Bellevue University.

 

SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE:

• Adobe Creative Suite  • Microsoft Office  • Imposition and Numbering Software  • Large format software 

 

HARDWARE EXPERIENCE: 

• B&W & Color High Capacity Printers  • Wide-Format Printers  • Scanners  • Digital Cameras  • PC and Mac proficient 

 

SKILLS: 

• Creativity • Artistic • Attention to Detail • Teamwork • Time Management • Communication • Multitasking • Proofreading • Drawing