Diverse, hands-on prepress production specialist with 15 years of experience in print, packaging, 3D, and web related
graphics. Passionate about comprehensive, strategic, and brand-building design to press. excellent developer of production workflows. Demonstrated
ability to work both independently as well as collaborate in small and large teams. Flexible, eager to learn, out-of-the-box
thinker and expert production brainstormer, with special emphasis in packaging layout, assembly, rip, and quality control.
Excellent knowledge of FDA packaging standard.
Design to press specialist.
3D graphics artist.
Filemaker Pro Database Developer.
building Offset, flexo, and dry offset print ready files.
Adobe Illustrator action script developer.
Automation engine workflow management.
Advanced typography knowledge
Strong design sense
Creative and artistic
During my time at C.M. Jackson and Associates inc., working as a mechanical production specialist. Due to my consistency, attention to detail and following print specification I manage to help the company gain or improve various accounts. Such as; Shop Rite, Stop & Shop, Super A, Best Yet, Piggly Wiggly, Pathmark, Seneca foods,
Club food, Exceptional Value, Grand Union, Price Rite, IGA and Key foods to name a few.
During my time at AGI-Shorewood packaging I was in charge of the pharmaceutical accounts; manage to develop workflows that increase productivity, quality and profit.
Also proud that all accounts I have worked on and taken lead improves relations with clients and printers.
AGI-Shorewood Packaging/MPSCarlstadt, NJPackaging prepress specialist06/2014 to 07/2015
During my employment at AGI-Shorewood/Multi Packaging Solutions. I was hired as a quality control operator and then promoted to
lead assembly and rip technician for pharmaceutical jobs, home entertainment and cosmetic brand lines. For suite of products: cartons,
labels, insets, rigid, tubas, cards & special packaging. Assembled and ripped file from: PL Development, Tanta Pharmaceutical,
Perrego, Product Quest, Walgreens, CVS, Revlon, and Loreal to name a few.
West Essex GraphicsFairfield, NJSr. Prepress Production Artist08/2011 to 05/2013
Preflighting supplied files
Updating dielines & layout
outputting color key & trapping
Rebuild files from printed sample,
communicate regularly the status and directions of works in
C. M. Jackson & Associate/ SGSRamsey, NJMechanical Production / Prepress Specialist08/2009 to 05/2010
During my 6 1/2 years tenure and freelancing
I managed to work closely with the design department producing design line extensions and layouts.
For the mechanical department consistently developed print ready files to FDA standard, brand style guideline and printer specifications.
For the prepress department my responsibilities consisted of pre-flighting, trapping, step & repeat, outputting film, match prints, Kodaks output & EPSON color keys.
The Creative GroupParamus, NJProduction Artist08/2008 to 05/2010
Working for TCG I managed to freelance for many leading companies in the food, snack and cosmetic brand's design field. With such
Co. As Anthem World Wide, Smart Balance, EK Success and Dynarex.
Education and Training
Applied science in visual communication.kathrine gibbs college, Montclair, NJ, ESSEX
Illustration fundamental, Computer Graphics, 3d Graphics, Photography, Multimedia, Programming.
3D mockups, Adobe creative suite, Esko Automation engine workflow management, Artpro, Nio, Nexus Edit, package design, Packaging Mechanical production, prepress production, prepress quality control, EPSON printers output, Kodat output, film quality control, step and repeat, photoshop photo manipulation and digital compositing, illustration, digital Illustration, developing adobe Illustrator actions scripts packaging production workflows and 3D sculpting.