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Digital Media Specialist

St. Louis, MO
September 06, 2018

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Daniel Baker

Digital Media Specialist

**** ********** ***., **. ***** MO 63109 * Home: 314-***-**** * A skilled graphics specialist, with an emphasis in illustration, possessing knowledge in a wide variety of imaging software on Mac and PC systems as well as the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines, digital asset management, problem solving, and the ability to acquire new skills quickly and efficiently with attention to detail. Legacy Skills: Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), Acrobat, FinalCut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Outlook), REXX Scripting, Flash, HTML. Professional Experience:


Site Supervisor at Data Center Tape Library (September 2013 – June 2018)

Dispensed or obtained tapes /discs from stored area in library according to schedule or as requested by authorized personnel, and cataloged material back in after use.

Maintained on-going records of all magnetic or printed media stored, both in-house and offsite, for security and back-up purposes, and performed periodic inventory to verify accuracy of listings by updating Evidence Repository.

Oversaw staffing and scheduling, facilitating personal/holiday time with staff tactfully.

Ensured client requests, monthly tasks, and day-to-day Data Center operations were completed in a timely manner while ensuring all procedures were being followed.

Facilitated team and client meetings effectively.

Reviewed vendor-supplied documentation relating to computer operations and all other procedural documentation retained by the operations section and distributed procedures to working personnel.

Utilized communication and work tools (phone, e-mail, turnover tools, fax, client training tools, other client specific work tools, etc.)

Performed floor sweeps searching for media as needed which included searching under/on top of equipment, under raised floor tiles, etc..

Escalated to the assigned client representative and Pomeroy Manager any documentation, process or procedure discrepancies and followed-up until resolved. CPI, Corp.

Digital Image Technician and Video Editor (July 2002 – April 2013)

Digitally corrected images and repaired damaged photos utilizing a variety of techniques in Photoshop including layers, transparencies, masks, filters, and color corrections.

Utilized large format printers, including periodic cleaning and color calibration tests.

Maintained database for specially ordered digital enhancements.

Assigned to work unsupervised shift, making decisions that affected company workflow.

Established contact with outside contractors which included work submitted, items received, and quality assurance for production.

Acted as supervisor for night shift employees two consecutive years during peak season.

Completed intranet training video projects from storyboards to final media approval.

Produced market books for sales presentations and national meetings, which included illustrations, copy editing, photographic image manipulation, typography and layout.

Designed and edited wedding albums and videos of various denominations, efficiently meeting deadlines.

Assumed lead responsibilities of wedding video department, including communication with vendors and clients, process management, quality control, uploading of video files and storage backups.

Trendmasters, Inc.

Multi-media Artist (March 2001 - September 2001)

Created illustrations, animations and images for electronic storybook project using Photoshop and Director software.

Produced and edited storyboards in Illustrator to accompany the project for copyright approval.

Assisted Webmaster in creating a web page for a new product, which involved learning and implementing HTML.

Advanced Resource Technologies, Inc.

Junior Computer Operator (September 1998 - January 2001)

Updated an accountability log of all magnetic media in Unisys Library.

Prepared mission essential backup magnetic media for shipment to off-site storage.

Consolidated software inventory into an Excel spreadsheet, as well as constructed and organized a software library for St. Louis area NIMA.

Packaged and shipped software to NIMA remote users and support personnel.

Completed inventory and tabulation of SCEN workstations in the Arnold, Missouri and Bethesda, Maryland facilities.

National Imagery and Mapping Agency

Visual Information Specialist (January 1995 – September 1998)

Designed and created a variety of graphic projects that include on-site posters for special events, fliers, pamphlets, book covers, and internal office logos.

Supported on-site photographer covering award presentations, VIP visits, and other special events.

Assisted audio/visual department in setting up sound systems, video cameras, and lighting systems for town hall meetings and special ceremonies. EDUCATION: B.F.A. in Illustration, Cum Laude, Southwest Missouri State University.

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