Fortune Angeles

Freelance Print Ad Designer & Business Card Designer

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Location:Parañaque, Rizal, Philippines
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/fortuneangeles
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FORTUNE N. ANGELES
763 Thaddeus Street, Annex 41, Sunvalley
Parañaque, Metro Manila
Residence : (+63-2)776-4262 / Mobile : (+63-927)8334299
Email : forchun038@yahoo.com

EXPERIENCE:

August 2005-May 2010
PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Pacific Printing and Fulfillment
783 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA

* Responsible for the planning, execution and project management of the company's process of print production, marketing and fulfillment manufacturing.

* Collaborate with production staff to provide professional graphic design and layout of printed and electronic materials to support the need of the customers.

* Liaise internally and externally with vendors to determine price quotes, printing schedules and coordinate prepress requirements while managing the flow of information to ensure timely and efficient delivery to customers.

* Provides interface between the Account Manager, Customer Service Representative and Prepress Technicians.

* Direct accountability to facilitate the production of marketing acquisition material and printed product.

* Perform digital prepress functions using the full color offset press and other wide format digital printers.

* Work proactively with vendors to ensure continuous improvement and optimal production solutions for new and existing marketing materials and concepts.

* Oversee delivery goals and expectations and measuring performance, develop specifications for new components with vendors and negotiate effective pricing structures.

* Proactively communicate supply chain issues and inventory to product teams and coordinate solution implementation. Complies with all OSHA safety requirements.

April 1999-July 2005
PRODUCTION/PREPRESS TECHNICIAN
Pacific Printing and Fulfillment
783 Broadway, Redwood City, CA 94063 USA

* Reviews files generated by customers and those generated within the Pre-press department so that film/plates can be accurately prepared in compliance with job specifications and company quality standards.

* Coordinates and assist inside and outside sales/service staff and Production Team in promoting services to customers, prioritize jobs, and when necessary reorganize to meet deadline changes and updates.

* Schedules all work to meet customer timeframe requirements.

* Works closely with Account Manager, Customer Service Representative and other staff members to meet or exceed customer satisfaction and service.

* Provide training and advice to customers on the preparation of digital files.

* Operate and maintain all graphic printing equipment (Apogee X rip and Accento II Plate Maker), including large format digital printer, vinyl plotters and laminators).

* Work in production area as required to facilitate the finishing of graphics, including laminating, mounting and trimming.

* Coordinates outside purchases and handles the material inventory and ordering of prepress department. Work with vendors for weekly and monthly orders.

* Assume delegated responsibility from Prepress Supervisor for personnel related matters, including training, time-off and overtime scheduling.

* Conduct the monthly per job billing and AC’s of the department.

August 1994- April 1999
GRAPHIC ARTS PROOFER/ASSISTANT PREPRESS TECHNICIAN
Globalware Solutions (Digital Imaging Corporation)
Redwood City, CA 94063 USA

* Responsible for pre-flighting all incoming digital files to specifications, generate proofs and check for quality deficiencies at all stage of prepress production.

* Output film in an image setter, perform final proofing to meet customer specifications and satisfaction.

* Oversee/perform maintenance of developers and proofing equipments.

August 1989- July 1994
GRAPHIC ARTS PROOFER
Balzer Shopes, 175 South Hill Drive, Brisbane CA 94005

* Creates bluelines, overlays, veloxes and color proofs according to client specifications.

* Maintain the daily and weekly calibration of equipment.

* Handle the material inventory of proofing department.

SKILLS :

* Excellent language and communication skills.
* Thorough knowledge of professional publishing applications for Mac OS (Macintosh) or PC (IBM) including : Quark Xpress, Adobe PageMaker, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat Professional and related prepress industry standard applications and Microsoft tools.
* Knowledge of PDF and postscript files and PDF plug-ins
* General knowledge of utility programs such as file compression, disk repair, print spoolers, PC to Mac and Mac to PC conversion processes.
* Can work on a fast-paced environment and can multi-tasked effectively.
* Committed to community service.

EDUCATION :
* AS Business Administration 1994 – Skyline College, San Bruno, CA USA

References available upon request.