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Digital Print Production Specialist/Shift Supervisor

Glendale, California, United States
December 04, 2018

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David Eric Seif

**** ***** ******* ******

Glendale, California 91204

Cell: 747-***-****


I seek employment as digital print supervisor/manager or lead digital press operator utilizing my 24 years’ experience working in the print industry, 17 of which spent in digital printing/marketing/fulfillment where variable-data, print-on-demand and direct-mail print collateral were the focus of my work.


4 Over, - Glendale, CA 09/2017-12/2017

Digital Press Operator

Third-shift operator on the HP Indigo 7800, XEROX iGen 5 and XEROX 1000i- series digital printing presses.

Managed all press maintenance, consumables inventory, order production and individual order prioritizing through the Fiery RIP, Harlequin RIP and HP SmartStream Designer Systems.

Responsible for production of 4-color and spot-color jobs, logged and distributed printed material for in-house tracking purposes.

Worked as the lead operator on the following digital presses; HP Indigo 7800, XEROX iGen 5 and XEROX 1000i series Digital printing presses.

Carried out complex FCO's (Field Change Orders) for both Hewlett-Packard and XEROX equipment.

Oversaw the physical inventory of consumables and parts for HP and XEROX equipment.

Coordinated comprehensive press maintenance both routine and emergent replacement of consumables and parts, managed parts inventory and ordered parts as needed.

Participated in beta-testing of assembly redesign and replacement.

Precision Landscaping Architecture- Glendale, AZ 12/2015-07/2017

Graphic Designer (Consultant)

Developed plans to create aesthetically appealing spaces that fit the region.

Created an ecological balance essential to a healthy environment.

Designed and developed projects and crafting models when needed.

Repacorp, Inc. – Phoenix, AZ

Spartanics Laser die-cutter Operator

2014– 2015 Temp Contract Job

Machine Operations - Job selection and prioritization, machine prep and set-up, machine calibration, job operations, troubleshoot mechanical issues when required, end/job-new/job calibration, routine maintenance, end-of-day break-down, Inventory tracking and consumables resupply.

Advanced Operations on

Spartanics L-series laser die-cutter

Spartanics Roll-to-part laser die-cutter

ACI Sign Division - Tucson, AZ

Lead Designer, laser engraving & vehicle decal dept. 10/2008-11/2014

Processed daily work orders for engraved plaques, awards and vehicle decal wraps.

Produced art proofs/finished works.

Designed/printed materials common to Summa S Class 2 and HP Designjet printer/plotter system.

Liaised with clients to define content and needs.

Grey Green Design Works - Oceanside, CA 11/2004-10/2008

Graphic Designer

Worked as a Lead Designer and Marketing Planner for print department.

Responsible for generating leads and meeting with potential clients to discuss direction for variable data, direct-mail print collateral.

Designed materials, acquiring databases for market target and combine using HP marketing systems and Indigo print system.

Vario Solutions - Tempe, AZ 02/2002-11/2004

Digital Press Operator

Processed daily workflow for HP Indigo digital press utilizing the Harlequin RIP system as well as in-house job tracking software.

Attended a 3-week course in advanced press operations/press mechanics and prepress applications.

Underwent level II operator training which enabled me to troubleshoot complex repair work, to adhere to a comprehensive program of press maintenance and Field Change Orders (FCO), press updates that are commonly issued by HP to all field service engineers.

Responsible for all aspects of digital print department including scanning, printing, binding and shipping of orders.

Set up and operated bindery machines, such as coil binders, thermal binders, or specialty binders, laminators, collators, UV Coaters, magnetizers and Polar cutters.

Performed binding operations, such as cutting, pressing, folding, trimming, edging and ongoing quality control.


Glendale Community College - Glendale, AZ 02/2002-12/2004

Digital Prepress, Photography, Graphic design, digital color principles and modern service bureau practices and equipment

Hewlett-Packard - Boise, ID 09/2002-10/2002

DPP Shared Maintenance Certification in Series 3000/5000 Indigo Print Engine

Rio Salado Community College - Scottsdale, AZ 12/1996-12/1997

Level I and II Certification in Desktop Publishing


Adobe Creative Suite Software: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Corel Design Suite: Draw, Photopaint

Microsoft Office: Access, Excel, Word, Outlook, Powerpoint

Quark: Quarkxpress

Xerox Digital Printing Presses: iGen 5, 1000i, Docucolor, Polar Cutting Systems, Heidelberg Quickmaster and Nexpress Heidelberg Laminator, Collator & Saddle Stitcher and all peripheral bindery and shipping equipment,

Spartanics: Laser die-cutter,

HP Indigo: Series 3000, 5000, 6000, 7000 Digital presses,

(pre-hp) INDIGO Eprint, TurboStream, Ultrastream

Epilog: 200w / 400w Laser Engraver

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