Supervisor / Project Manager / Desktop/Prepress Operator Resume
|Desired Industry: Publishing
|Desired Job Location: Hanover Park, Illinois
||Date Posted: 7/18/2012
|Type of Position: Full-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: Immediately
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: Other
||Willing to Relocate: No
Department Supervisor/ Project Manager/ Desktop/Prepress Operator. A creative leader with a
positive attitude, recognized as a skilled technician and problem solver with high standards for
quality. Proven experience creating digital content for web or print, with additional expertise using
Photoshop. Proficient Flash skills with demonstrated ability to learn new software quickly and keep up
to date with an ever-changing graphics industry. Well-organized with excellent customer service
skills. With a proven track record for delivering high volume projects on time.
Pearson, Glenview, IL. 2004 - 2012
Pearson Imaging Center (PIC), Site Supervisor, Glenview/Indianapolis
Managed Senior Digital Publishing Specialist Group. Worked with the team to transform PIC from a Photoshop imaging group to a
multimedia group offering over 23 different services, bringing additional new work into the department.
Supervised and monitored workflow across 4 departments delivering projects on time, while maintaining a high standard of quality and a
high volume of production.
Produced numerous print and digital projects including high volume imaging projects that required advanced Photoshop retouching while
maintaining a high level of additional personal production. Projects ranged from 10 images to 10,000 images, helping produce numerous
Assumed production lead and supervised complex online Medical course built in flash and XML. The course included 6 modules and 18
lessons with over 600 screens, recognized by customer as the best course produced to date.
Coordinated with outside vendors to create workflow and to deliver files on time, within budgets.
Bundled PDF files which included embedding audio and navigation.
Produced online flipbooks in Adobe Scene7 helping Pearson meet legal deadlines for Florida submission.
Improved and sped up workflows by automating repetitive tasks and producing templates saving Pearson money in overtime costs.
Tracked, delivered and backed up all project files into searchable database. Which provided Pearson with quick access to archived images.
Administrative duties included: quoting on projects, monthly billing, produced monthly reports on customers and billing reports, ordered
supplies, kept computers up to date, established goals for each of the department members and helped to acquire any resources they needed
to achieve their goals.
KOCH CREATIVE SERVICES, KNIGHT PRINTING AND AQUENT 2002 - 2004
Freelance Graphic Artist
Provided Photoshop retouching and color correction.
Prepared Page Layout update and trapping Quark documents.
CROWN COLOR, Fox Lake, IL. 1991- 2002
Digital Publishing Specialist
Provided retouching in Photoshop as well as cloning, color correcting, masking, drop shadows, composition, special effects, redrawing,
general clean up and vignettes.
Operated Crosfield Drum Scanner, inputting scans into the system for retouching or page building.
Provided and prepared page layout using Quark Express and PageMaker. Catalogs, brochures, posters, labels, etc
Maintained and corrected customer files for output, including trapping Quark and Illustrator files.
Created PDF files for press.
STEVEN JAMES LAMONT, Prospect Heights, IL. 1988 - 1991
Drum Scanner Operator
Crosfield 645 Drum Scanner Operator
Color corrections and proofing.
Triton College, River Grove, IL.
Associate, in Graphic Arts (Expected graduation in August, 2012)
Lewis University, Romeoville, IL.
Completed courses in Computer Education and Computer Science
College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL.
Associate, Computer Programming
Photoshop Bert Monroy The Making of Times Square, The Techniques, The People, The Tools
Photoshop CS6 New Features
Flash CS4 Professional Essential Training
Creating a First Web Site with Flash CS4 Professional
Flash CS4 Professional Tools for Character Animation
Creating a First Web Site with Dreamweaver CS5
HTML5 First Look
SharePoint 2010 Getting Started
Word for Mac 2011 Essential Training
iPad Tips and Tricks
Currently Studying HTML5, CSS3 and Dreamweaver
Adobe Photoshop CS5 InDesign CS5 Illustrator CS5 Flash CS5 Acrobat Pro Soundbooth CS3
Scene7 Camtasia Color Correction Quark Excel Word PDF Bundling PDF Audio and Navigation
Text Wrangler PowerPoint Wordpress Scanning Flatbed and Drum Interarchy FTP
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