I have been in the Graphic Arts industry since 1996. I have had multiple roles from proofing, platemaking, prepress, design, and other positions related to printing. I have also managed a prepress shop in Batavia that specialized in pharmaceutical print. My most recent and present role is managing a creative department that includes designers and prepress technicians. I enjoy doing what I do.
Managed a team of Graphic designers and prepress technicians
Fix and troubleshoot highend printers (canon,HP)
Fix, maintain and troubleshoot a plateloader, platesetter and a plate processor
Adobe software professional
Troubleshoot many types of electronic files including pdfs, and Indesign files.
Quality and detail oriented
Prepress Manager02/2005 to CurrentKelmscottAurora, Illinois
knowledge in adobe CC 2015 (photoshop, Indesign, Illustrator, Acrobat)
Experienced using multiple workflows including Printergy, Nexus and Fuji XMF
Many years experience with Preps Imposition software
Some experience with word and excel
Prepress Manager04/2001 to 02/2005Thunder PressBatavia, Illinois
?Managed a team of three prepress technicians
Introduced Preps to manage and produce layouts
Prepress02/1996 to 04/2001Multiple ImagesElmhurst, illinoisProofing, Mac operator
Associate of Arts: Graphic Arts1996TritonRiver Grove, Illinois, United States
Associate of Science: General Studies1994TritonRiver Grove, Illinois, United States
Hydraulic Specialist1992US NAVY
?Gulf war Veteran (1991 Operation Desert Storm)
Aviation department aboard USS Carrier John F. Kennedy
Duties included launch and recovery of all types of aircraft including fighters and bombers.