Creative, hardworking designer seeking a full-time desktop job, educated as a graphic artist, past experience in
business world as a desktop publisher laying out designs for printed mail and advertisements, in local government
designing new websites with graphics for different agencies within the system, and later for the same government
printing and reproduction center creating documents to be printed off a press or copiers.
Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat Professional
Strongly familiar with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher / also QuarkXPress
Basic knowledge of web development with Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, WordPress
Able to perform graphic design and administrative functions
Able to work as a team player and independently
Experienced using phone, fax, email, copiers and printers
Provides excellent customer service (in-person, by phone, email, or interoffice mail)
Prioritizes and calmly handles multiple projects and requests
Listens to directions, takes notes for later reference, follows procedures
Knowledge of design setup on computer for jobs to be printed by outside vender or in-office copiers
01/2008 to Current
Pre-Press Graphic DesignerPrinting & Reproduction Center － Cleveland, Ohio
Create new designs for variety of items like manuals, newsletters, and posters.
Use templates for updated documents like envelopes, letterheads, and business cards.
Proof jobs for initial and final customer approval.
Manufactures a high-quality PDF file digitally for proofing, photocopying and offset printing.
Performs file backup and organizes system for easy recovery.
Maintains and monitors supply inventory and orders items when needed.
Operates photocopying equipment, includes sending approved documents to printer.
Assists in the bindery department, using the folder and manual paper cutter for small jobs.
Also can use bindery equipment, like the fastback and GBC binding of spines.
Mounts and laminates to foam boards, manually trims to size.
Ensures timely submission of files to production.
04/2000 to 01/2008
Web DesignerCuyahoga County Department of Public Works － Cleveland, Ohio
Created new sites and made updates to current sites; created graphics to use on web pages; scanned documents and
converted digital files for links on sites; maintained updates and corrections on sites; answered email and phone call
requests from departments about site changes; proofed pages with emails before sending live to internet.
Performed set-up and conversion of documents from Mac to PC then to UNIX systems; used QuarkXPress on Mac for the
set-up of many jobs; sent to network to be used by programmers for "targeted" direct mail printouts; trained new
team staff members; helped with clean-up when company shut down.