I am a graphic designer/print production artist currently in West Palm Beach. I try to communicate my love and passion for what I do in every project. I always choose the precise style which matches the type of work my customers are carrying out in their particular field. Its all about listening and communication.
I am proficient in creating a job and seeing it through to the end product. I understand how the print world works and what needs to be done for a job to print correctly.
My skills include design, branding, advertising, print production and anything else that falls into the creative world.
I've gained much knowledge through out my years in this field. I take my experience from every project as a tool to advance myself and my talents in my next journey.
I live my life with the glass always half full. I love learning, enjoy challenges and trying new things. I'm easy going, teachable and always positive. I LOVE what I do!
Creative print design professional with a proven track record of successful projects from initial design concept through completion. Possess solid work ethics, strong problem-solving skills, exceptional multitasking abilities and an ability to manage time-sensitive projects.
- Superior knowledge of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress,Yours Truly/Smart Stream, Esko Artworks, Open Symphony, FTP, Acrobat, and MS Office on both Mac and PC operating systems.
- Possess artistic talent as well as strong technical expertise in production and offset, flexographic and digital printing specifications.
- Skilled in photo retouching, manipulation, color correction and sandwich printing.
- Highly motivated, with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Designs include corporate Identity, Branding, Invitations, Brochures, Newsletters, Banners, Labels, Postcards, Direct Mailers and much more.
- Creating high quality mockups for client presentation meetings.
Pre-press Production Artist
Cris Ray Printing, Farmingdale, NY - January 2011 - August 2011
- Flexographic printing, HP Digital printing, Sandwich printing, Plates, Ripping software, Bleeds, Color correction
Genesis School, Plainview, NY - October 2009 - November 2010
- Working one-on-one, teaching and improving the quality of life of children with autism.
Freelance graphic designer for the Outreach Department - October 2009 - Present
Independent Freelancer, West Palm Beach, FL - August 2008 - October 2009
Fisher Graphics, West Palm Beach, FL - March 2007- August 2008
Freelanced for Fisher Graphics - October 2005 - March 2007
Office Depot, Boca Raton, FL - January 2007 - March 2007
Contracted Graphic Designer
Independent Freelancer, West Palm Beach, FL - August 2006 - January 2007
Preferred Printing and Graphics, West Palm Beach, FL - September 2005 - August 2006
Dryclean USA, West Palm Beach, FL - August 1998 - September 2005
B.A. of Fine Arts in Graphic Design, 2005
Digital Media Arts College, Boca Raton, FL
graphic desiger / print production artist