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Manager Design

United States
October 26, 2018

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sdhDESIGN resume


Obtain a FT design production position in a fun, challenging environment, utilizing my experience, creativity and attention to detail. software

Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign; Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro); PPT, some Microsoft Office experience

June 2013 – Present

Quad Graphics; Bluestem Team

Freelance Design Production

• Oversee print production of over 11,000 pages annually, using a data driven system, including template and library creation, and prepping files for imaging, for a $2billion account that houses 15 brands

• Work closely with client, representing QG professionally to ensure success by meeting continual deadlines for overlapping projects August 2006 – Present (87 year old father)

Care Giver/Patient Advocate (FT for my mother – March 2010; Hennepin County Certification/Park Nicollet program) Freelance Design Production

April 2004 – August 2009 John Ryan Performance, Inc. ( Production Studio Manager

• Supervised Design Production Team: responsible for department deadlines, interviewed/hired employees & freelancers.

• Worked with Creative Director(s) on daily department priorities & team delegating.

• Worked closely with Project Managers on client specific needs & project schedules.

• Provided support to Creative Directors & Designers on client campaigns, presentations, photo searches & storyboards.

• Worked with Account Executives and Sales Executives on proposals, ppt presentations & conference materials.

• Maintained a positive relationship between vendors & creative department.

• Promoted an upbeat, positive atmosphere in the studio, especially under stressful situations.

• Organized studio file maintenance, archiving & training. April 1997 – April 2004 John Ryan Performance, Inc. ( Sr Production Designer

• Worked with Art Directors & Sr. Designers taking campaign concepts through production. Reformatted concepts to over 200 campaign elements in english & multiple languages large format promo walls, banners, posters, desktop, take ones, catalogs & collateral. Created plan-o-grams & archived files.

• Worked closely with Project Managers on daily client specific needs campaigns and anything else that came up.

• Provided support to Creative Directors & Designers on proposals, mock-ups & ppt presentations.

• Worked with outside vendors.


1985 - 1987 Minneapolis Community College 1983-1985 U of M Duluth, MN & Birmingham, England Associate’s Degree Graphic Design Liberal Arts studies strengths

adobe creative suite • good communication skills • eye for detail • time management • organization • meeting deadlines • accuracy • patience • sense of humor • quick learner • independent • typography • time management • layout & design sally hazlett

graphic design print production


7410 oak park village dr #4

st louis park mn 55426

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