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Manager Technician

New Castle, DE, 19720
February 26, 2015

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*** **** **** ****** **********, Delaware 19802 302-***-****


Seeking a challenging position with a commercial Printing Company as a Bindery Manager, Supervisor or



• 20 years of Bindery Supervisory experience

• Responsible for overseeing bindery workflow from press room to bindery work with production, scheduling

with over 20 years of proven ability to operate all bindery equipment.

• Motivated, personable business professional with 30 years of experience in the commercial photography and

printing industry

• Successful 10-year track record of profitable small business ownership

• Talent for quickly mastering new technology

• Diplomatic and tactful with professional and non-professionals at all levels

• Demonstrated history of completing accurate and timely tasks

• Flexible and versatile

• Thrive in deadline-driven environments

• Works extremely well independently

• Keen, creative, visual mind with an ability to capture images in studio or on location

• Proficient in - Word and Macintosh Operating Systems

Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat, Lightroom Commercial Studio Photography (digital

photography, 2.25 & 4x5 view cameras)



STAR PRINTING - 1075 Andrew Drive West Chester, PA.

• Maintain and meet all production schedules

• Operate all bindery equipment

• Manage bindery equipment maintenance

• Operate MBO Folder 23”, 26” 30”

• Polar 155EMC cutter


• Responsibilities include framing subject matter and background in lens to capture desired image, focusing camera

and adjust settings based on lighting, subject material, distance and film speed, selecting and assembling

equipment and required background properties according to subject materials and conditions, directing activities

of workers, and assisting in setting up photographic arranged subject material in desired positions.

• Other duties include estimating and measuring light level, distance and number of exposures needed, using

measuring devices and formulas, coordinating and directing office services to aid executives.

• Prepare records and reports, such as client fulfillment orders and detailed client listings.

• Analyze operating practices and procedures to create and revise existing methods.

FARLEY PRINTING COMPANY July 2008 – February 2011

• Lead Bindery Operator

• Oversees all aspects of bindery finishing

• Operated the cutter, folder and stitcher

• Set up maintenance repair of all bindery machinery in the plant

FOXFIRE PRINTING May 2002 – June 2007

• Staff Photographer and Bindery Manager

• Coordinated all aspects of creative photography

• Used digital technology to capture images

• Retooled the organization’s brochure, catalog and packaging and signage

• Created and developed layout designs

• Coordinated day-to-day operations for the day shift

• Coordinated the flow of materials between departments

• Coordinated quality assurance issues and production levels by staff

• Bindery Operator and set-up bindery equipment

• Manufactured commercial print

• Operated cutting, folding and stitching equipment

• Operated Polar 155EMC Cutter, MBO Folders and Muller Minuteman stitcher

Previous Relevant Employment History

• Sun Printing House 1998 – 1999

• Picari Press, Inc. 1997 – 1998

• Howard Printing 1996 – 1997

• Merrill Lynch 1993 – 1995

• Tursak Printing 1989 – 1993

• Modern Press 1985 – 1989


• Delaware College of Art and Design

Computer Graphics Certificate 2008

• Antonelli Institute of Arts and Photography

Associate Degree in Specialized Photography 1982


2006: Photographic work exhibited, Christina Cultural Arts Center, Wilmington, DE

2005: Photographic work exhibited, Backstreet Galleries, Wilmington, DE

1990: Excellence in Efficiency Shift Organization Award

1983: Photographic work exhibited, Fine Arts Fiesta, Wilkes-Barre, PA

Photographic work exhibited, Brandywine Arts Show, Wilmington, DE

1982: Photographic work exhibited, Abington Arts Show, Jenkintown, PA

1981: First Place, Kodak International Newspaper Snapshot Award

1980: Second Place, Kodak International Newspaper Snapshot Award

Member – Professional Photographers of America

Client References Furnished Upon Request

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