Craig S. Will
607 McCord Rd. Apt. 203
Valparaiso, IN 46383 US
To secure a stable position in a well established company where I can utilize my 22 years of experience
In the graphic art field to the full potential.
Well versed in MAC OSX operating system. Experienced in graphic art based programs: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Streamline, Adobe Illustrator, Macromedia Freehand MX and Typestyler. Well experienced in taking a project from start to finish. Experienced
in taking a design from sketch to providing finished separations for printing. Working one on one with the customer to insure positive customer production. Over 20 years in the field has provided satisfaction, providing design revisions until job approval phase before me with the inner workings of design from doing design separations using a camera and the old school ways of cut and paste and cutting rubylith to produce separations.
Excellent written and communication skills. The ability to connect with the customers design envision for total customer satisfaction. Working well under deadlines which through experience has been the “Nature of the business” so to speak.
Shirt & Cap Connection, Valparaiso, IN 03-1986 to 05-2007
Graphic Artist/ Production Artist/ Screen Print production worker.
Responsibilties included developing design from concept to production of separations for print production. Reclaiming emulsion from screens, prep screens for exposure which included degreasing and coating the screens with emulsion. Exposing the screen, washout and taping screen for ink.
Shirt & Cap, Inc. Valparaiso, IN 08-2007 to 06-2009
Graphic Artist/ Production Artist
Job duties changed to primarily design production and quality control of first print out of the dryer to ensure print quality and correct color printing.
Frog’s Eye Screen Print and Embroidery, Chesterton, IN 06-2009 to 11-2010 Graphic Artist/ Production Artist
Job duties include mostly design phases from concept to design approval and then to production of separations to the printer.
Chesterton High School, Chesterton, IN
Commercial Art major
PERSONAL REFERNCES and PORTFOLIO SAMPLES available on request.