15+ years as an accomplished and well versed Printeractive studio technician adept at all aspects of top-notch digital assets, banners/emails, print production and design; high-end agency experience, server and asset management a natural multi-tasker, excellent design skills with a focus on typography, fast and intensely accurate digital file building skills, creation of physical presentation materials including boards and books, stellar resourcefulness and a positive and cooperative attitude.
EXPERT LEVEL FLUENCY: Adobe CC Suite, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, MS Office, PowerPoint, Keynote, TripleTriangle, creation of fillable forms and applications, mastery of typography and crafting text, extensive knowledge of Photoshop layer comps and smart objects, graphic design, web graphics, emails, skins, statics, packaging, books, bus kings, catalogs, brochures, photo-illustration, folding comps, style sheets, master pages, packaging dielines.
MID-LEVEL KNOWLEDGE: Excel, Dreamweaver, WordPress. Considerable technical knowledge of Mac troubleshooting and a technical and software resource, advanced ability to work with creative direction.
SENIOR PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Top-notch skills. Participate and excel in a fast-paced studio environment, interpret and execute layouts into finished and technically detailed 4/C mechs, an eye for brand consistency, creation of original dielines from printer specs, creation of/adherence to studio standards; pre-flighting, archiving and digital file maintenance, heavy script usage, vendor and client relationship skills, ability to manage time, juggling multiple projects in a highly dynamic environment, comfortable under pressure and high-quality expectations. Work is consistent and efficient under extremely tight deadlines, organized and focused using excellent communication skills with coworkers, employing a sense of humor and a smile.
Completed a 20 month contract at Schwab; design/production of marketing collateral and fulfillment of regulatory projects in standardized templated formats following strict visual identity guidelines; production of complex application forms and creation of fillable PDFs; project lead on ADA accessible forms for the blind utilizing accessibility features in INDD and Acrobat; assumed duties to onboard new studio hires when the need arose, introducing the myriad and complex studio standards of the brand, emphasizing complete discretion regarding proprietary assets.