Resume

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PROFESSIONAL HISTORY

2010-Present American Range Pacoima, CA
Creative Services Manager

Designs and/or implements price sheets, manuals, spec sheets and related printed design projects, retouching in Photoshop, answers requests for graphic materials, works with outside designers including proofing and responsible for Constant Contact.

2000-2010 Dacor Distinctive Appliances City of Industry, CA
Senior Graphic Designer
Designs and/or implements the creative for printed collateral sales support materials (flyers, mailers, posters/signage, brochures, yearly planner, stationery/business cards, full line product catalog, launch kits, invitations, point-of-purchase materials, cookbooks, recipe cards, and charts), Create, revise, and output printed collateral sales materials, graphics for website and e-marketing projects, fulfill image requests from the sales team, dealers, ad agencies and publishers, produce regional ads for magazines, newspapers, directories and special publications, produce and submit ads for national publications, discuss, brainstorm and plan creative marketing projects, provide direction, data and materials to vendors and contractors (designers, ad agencies, photographers and printers), in-house creative projects for regional and national levels, correct or enhance photos and vector images, maintain library of photos (current and archive), digital files and web-based digital asset management system, price Sheets - design and update, freehand drawing and illustration, sign off invoices for printing, photography, and creative services, use industry standard desktop and graphics software: Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Word, Entourage, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Fetch and Toast, Proficient in Macintosh and PC

1993 (established) Public Eye Art Monrovia, CA
Illustrator/Graphic Designer/Fine Artist
Illustrated: Puppy Love and Colored Pencil Craze

1980-1993 Food for Less Supermarkets La Habra, CA
Illustrator/Graphic Artist
Freehand & digital illustrations for newspaper & tabloid ads, gather resources and product for illustration, create and maintain digital art files and original artwork library, interface with desktop publishers and buying/marketing departments, illustrations for outside vendors, design & execution of promotional materials including T-shirts and bags, layout, paste-up and layout for weekly newspaper (LA Times and several local papers) and tabloid grocery advertisements, Adobe Illustrator, QuarkXpress, Pagemaker, Freehand, Ofoto, McView Plus, & Streamline programs

1979-1980 City of Hope National Medical Center Duarte, CA
Graphic Artist
Artwork for research and medical doctors, produce charts, graphs, diagrams & illustrations for journals & conferences, paste-up, posters and occasional cartoon design, use of transfer letters, drafting materials & machine, including Leroy lettering

1977–1979 Ole’s Home Centers Pasadena, CA
Senior Production Artist
Work on bi-monthly circular: design, layout, paste-up, and pre-press color-cutting, direct involvement with merchandising department, occasionally illustrate

1976–1977 Licher Direct Mail Pasadena, CA
Graphic Artist
Design, layout, paste-up, and camera-ready work, collaborate with client from conception to finished project, operate copy camera and strip negatives
(preparation for offset press)


1975–1976 Fred Craig Productions San Gabriel, CA
Cel Painter
Paint characters for animation

EDUCATION

Citrus College Glendora, CA
Computer Art Classes, PC Windows, software: Photoshop, QuarkXpress, Illustrator, Painter5, Homesite, & Front Page

University of California Santa Barbara, CA
Bachelor of Arts Degree, 1975

Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA
Commercial Art, Advertising Art, Illustration, Perspective & Rendering

California State University Los Angeles, CA
Fine Arts: Drawing, Painting, Etching and Art History

Pasadena City College Pasadena, CA
Associate of Arts Degree, 1972