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OBJECTIVE: To obtain a challenging position with potential for growth that will utilize my artistic abilities in an effort to create dynamic advertising material that will enhance the visibility and appeal of an employer’s company/product.
Highly experienced on both PC and Macintosh platforms.
Software Packages:
QuarkXPress Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Acrobat Adobe Dreamweaver Adobe InDesign
CorelDRAW BBEdit Microsoft Office
EXPERIENCE: Graphic DesignerAcademy Sports & Outdoors12/2005-Present
  • Design magazine ads and in-store signage.
  • Create graphics for Academy’s facebook page.
  • Work with Photography and Print Production departments to create and devlop RGB to CMYK workflow.
  • Help Photography department with setup and tear-down of products being shot.
  Pre-FlightAmerican Color10/2002-12/2005
  • Examine ads for errors before they are sent to print.
  • Chosen to manage a Process Improvement Team with the objective of improving the overall quality of halftones.
  • Build various ads using QuarkXPress, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  Ad BuilderAmerican Color10/1999-10/2002
  • Promoted to pre-flight/pre-press technician in 2002
  • Designed the cover for The Houston Chronicle's "Transportation Unlimited".
  • Built various ads using QuarkXPress, Adobe Photoshop, and Illustrator.
  Apprentice EngineerABB Lummus Global4/1998-6/1999
  • Maintained plot room for international engineering company.
  • Performed basic maintenance of plotters.
  • Attended classes in Flow Sheet Graphics.
  Computer Support AssistantStone & Webster Corp.12/1997-2/1998
  • Maintained plot room and equipment.
  • Delivered and set-up computers of various disciplines.
  • Assisted users in basic operations of computers.
  Digitizer/DesignerJ&J Embroidery6/1997-12/1997
  • Designed and input artwork for embroidery of T-shirts, sweatshirts, and caps.
  • Plotted all points of artwork into embroidery program (EDS III).
  • Created artwork for projects.
  • Assisted in the mixing of complex colors.

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