To further my career utilizing my creative, technical and administrative skills.
Staples, Goodyear, AZ
Copy and Print Center Associate, October 2014 – Present
Operation of various hardware to modify and produce customer print jobs, run cash register and retail customer service.
Complete Print Shop, Phoenix, AZ
Customer Service Representative, October 2012 – April 2013
Administered trafficking and production of print jobs, resolved technical, scheduling and shipping issues, coordinated with customers, production staff and sales team, generated job estimates and billing records.
West Valley View, Avondale, AZ
Delivery Driver, February 2006 – Present
Private contractor delivery of newspapers to homes and businesses in Buckeye.
Trader Publishing Company, Phoenix, AZ
Production Artist, October 2005 – June 2008
Created display ads for multiple publications, corrected file issues, processed output ready ads and paginated books for print.
Medical News and Issues, Scottsdale, AZ
Production Manager, October 2004 – October 2005
Coordinated magazine layout, in-house production and communicated with print vendors. Maintained print quality control, handled press checks, ad trafficking and deadline oriented work throughput, as well as marketing events.
Daily News-Sun, Sun City, AZ
Commercial Print Coordinator, March 2002 – August 2004
Handled sales, customer service, quotes, scheduling and billing of web press and sheet fed print jobs. Resolved pre-press issues, quality control, directed press and packaging staff, consulted with clients regarding newspaper operations.
The Arizona Pennysaver, Tempe, AZ
Art Department Manager October 1996 – August 2001
Supervised staff, managed workflow, paginated publications, created graphics, display ads and fliers, coordinated with sales department and outside ad agencies.
Thomas Laboratories, Tolleson, AZ
Graphic Artist/Webmaster, January 1998 – January 2000
Produced ads, fliers, catalogs, brochures, point of purchase displays and product labels. Scheduled ad buys in various magazines and animal show programs.
The Oakland Press, Pontiac, MI
Advertising Sales Associate, January 1994 – May 1996
Serviced retail accounts, acted as liason between sales team and production department, coordinated advertiser needs with press requirements.
Estrella Mountain Community College, Avondale, AZ
2010 – Present, Business Curriculum
International Fine Arts College, Miami, FL
1988 – 1990, Communication Design
Ferris State University, Big Rapids, MI
1986 – 1987, Liberal Arts Curriculum
Adobe CS, Quark Express, Microsoft Suite, Printer’s Plan, etc.
Conversant in Spanish, enjoy reading, history, freehand illustration and travel.