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Sales Quezon City

Glendale, California, 91209, United States
May 23, 2010

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Carmelita Manahan-Reyes (Mel)

*** *. ****** ******, #***, Glendale, California 91202

818.***.**** cell phone . 213.***.**** ext. 5820 work

Objective: A challenging and full-time position with a professional

corporation where I can fully utilize my abilities, education, training and

experience and which will allow for continual growth and advancement.

Skills: Adept in visualizing an idea and executing it well. Ability to

effectively coordinate and communicate with a wide range of people in all

levels of management. To visualize an idea and execute it well. To

continually manage a variety of projects at a given time and juggle and

prioritize to meet tight deadlines.

Work Experience:

Sept. 1984 - Jan. 2009 GRAPHIC ARTIST

Lead creative artist for display and classified


Daily Journal Corporation

915 E. First Street - Los Angeles, CA 90012


- Worked closely with various departments of the company

(display, classified,

directory, editorial, client services) in designing ads,

sales flyers and promotional materials.

- Handled most of the ad production for the Daily Journal's

legal directories,

Bridging the Gap Programs (2x a year) and the annual NOCALL

and SCALL directories.

- Handled pre-press duties (preflighting camera ready ads)

to make sure they meet the CTP requirements.

- Assumed additional responsibilities sporadically

throughout the year: as interim artist for government

advertising, preflight artist for all display ads, DTI page


- Created new house ads promoting DJ online, the digital

edition, opinion email

blasts and DJ publications

- Paginated the classified ads for a number of years before

they shifted to another program

- Managed the Art Department in the absence of the Art


- Created ads using QuarkXpress, InDesign, and Photoshop

CS (PC based)



- Coordinated job requirements between the account

representative and production departments. Client

interaction was also part of the job.

- Reorganized the existing advertising filing system which

later on would be used for a number of years.


- Responsible for taking ads via phone as they come in


- Proofread /typeset/pasted ads for final print.

- Trained new classified personnel

Sept. 1996-April 1999 Graphic Artist (Part-Time)

California Community News (Times Mirror-owned company)

425 West Broadway Street, Suite 300, Glendale, CA 91202

- Prepared both display and classified ads per client's

specification for L.A.

Times, Glendale Newspress, Burbank Leader and Foothill

Leader papers

- Created ads using Multi-Ad Creator (MacIntosh) program

Education Background: B.S. Fine Arts

Major: Visual Communications

University of the Philippines, Diliman, Quezon City,


References available upon request.

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