Preflight customer graphic files. Photo retouching, color correction. Commercial graphic design. Knowledge of all standard graphic Macintosh and Windows PC applications, including CTP software. Quick turn around, deadline production oriented. Self starter. Also enjoy interfacing with clients to explain technical concerns, customer service. Scanning, machine and computer maintenance, internet download of client files, proofing, archiving.
Quicksilver Printing - Chatsworth, CA November ••••• - May •••••
Digital prepress preparation for output to direct to plate processor, and preparation for vendor output. Prepare customer files for printing, original graphic design using Quark Express, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, and others. Proofing to email as PDFs, customer service.
Excalibur Printing - Sun Valley, CA June ••••• - November •••••
Digital prepress preparation for output to direct to plate processor. Prepare customer files for printing, original design using Quark Express, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Microsoft Office, and others. Proofing to email as PDFs, customer service.
Printstaff - Los Angeles, CA September ••••• - June •••••
Temporary digital prepress technician for printing companies needing fill-in help. Assigned to Verizon for two years at the Los Angeles Printing Plant in CTP department, utilizing Creo Prinergy workflow.
ColorFX - Sun Valley, CA June ••••• - August •••••
Production Supervisor Assistant. Pre-flight of digital files, prepare for Agfa Apogee CTP output, or film on Creo image setter. Proofing, job tracking, email and internet download. PC and Mac workflow.
F.A. Daniels - Hollywood, CA March ••••• - Dec. •••••
Pre-flight of digital files for output on Creo-Scitex and Agfa image setters, HP and Epson digital printers. Quark Express, Illustrator, Photoshop, Freehand, Pagemaker, InDesign, CorelDraw, Creo-Scitex PS/M, Preps, PressTouch, and others. Also film prep, plating, proofing.
Golden State Plastics, Inc. / Able Card Corporation. - Sun Valley, CA Jan. ••••• - Sept. •••••
Prepress Supervisor. Preflight of digital files for output on Scitex image setter. Creation of final designs from client specifications.
Co-ordination of stripping, platemaking, proofing. Graphic design and typesetting on Macintosh PowerPC and G4 computers: Freehand, Quark Express, Illustrator, Photoshop, Pagemaker, PageMill, Scitex PS/M, Microsoft Excel, etc. Approval of film, proofing, plate making, training of personnel, machine maintenance, job tracking. Set up the entire prepress department, assisted in the purchase of equipment and computers. Also advised the sales department in technical matters.
Plastic Graphics, Inc. - Los Angeles, CA Dec••••• - Dec. •••••
Prepress Production Supervisor. Supervising film workers and platemakers. Job co-ordination. Graphic design and typesetting on Macintosh computers: Freehand, Quark Express, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Excel, etc. Film work approval, stripping, film composing, proofing, corrections, operation of graphics camera and filing. Maintenance of machines. Training of personnel, job tracking. Set up the entire prepress department, advised management on the purchase of equipment and computers.
West Coast Color - Glendale, CA •••••
Film work of all types, graphics camera, proofing.
Great Western Litho & Bindery - Los Angeles, CA •••••
Stripping and film composing. Specialized in preparation of brochures, video boxes, publications.
Larry Brown Lithographers - Glendale, CA •••••
Production Supervisor Assistant. Preparation for plating of brochures, publications, posters, labels, promotional items, displays, die-cut boxes, buttons, blister cards, press kits, catalogs, calendars, sublimation transfers,etc. Production coordinator in charge of work flow, film work supervision, corrections and filing.