Jean M. Smith
10415 County Loop 128
Carthage, MO 64836
Graphic Designer/ Creative Director
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
Macintosh & IBM Computer Graphics, including proficiency with
CS Adobe Illustrator, CS Adobe Photoshop, and CS InDesign
Ad & Logo Design, Magazine & Newspaper Design, Sell Sheets, Catalogs, Promotional Collateral, Brochures, Rack Cards, Postcards, Business Cards, Letterhead, Media Kits,
Web Page Design, Billboard, POP & Signage plus Vehicle Wrap Design
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines.
Experience in pre-press.
MSSU, Joplin, MO - Graphic Communication
Nevada Daily Mail- February 2011- May 25, 2012
Job Duties: Art Director, Ad Designer, Page Layout for 2 High Quality-Color Magazines,
Ageless & She - 6 issues each per year.
Plus spec ads, brochures, booklets & catalogs as needed.
Ward/Kraft- October 2007- July 2010
Job Duties: Graphic Designer - Full Service Print Company
Job Duties: Trade Show Graphics, Web Page Design, Sell Sheets & Marketing Collateral,
Monthly Ads for Several Publications, In-House Product Designs, Catalog Designs.
Dynamic Signs & Graphix - December 1998 - October 2007
Job Duties: Graphic Designer - Full Service Sign Shop
Best Read Guide Branson - November 1998 - May 2001 (Part-Time)
Job Duties: Art Director, Ad Designer, Page Layout,
Pre-press & Output to Negatives, Built Spec Ads & Promos
The Joplin Globe - July 1988 - November 1998 (Full Time)
Job Duties: Graphic Designer, Special Section Design, Spec Ads & Promos,
Handled special print jobs including:
Best Read Guide, Trade School Schedule of Classes,
MSSU Chart Newspaper Consultant.
Highland Park News/Eagle Rock Post, Highland Park, CA -2005-2006
Job Duties: Newspaper layout and pre-press on monthly basis for 2 newspapers.
Country Shopper, Lamar, MO - 2001-2005- Bi-Monthly Publication
Job Duties: Newspaper advertising- Full color ads for modular style tabloid.
Recreating logos, Color correction for photos, Working with ad agencies/designers.
Plus pre-press and output to negatives.
Sun Country Advertising - 2001-2006
Job Duties: Scan logos and recreate, Manipulate digital photos,
Create ads for table top advertisement & pre-press.
Dedicated, Dependable, Fast Turn-around, Problem Solver.