Patricia Lupien

Freelance Graphic Designer & Book Cover Designer

Location:Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
2 Skills
Patricia A. Lupien
14 Copeland Road
Framingham, MA 01701

Summary: I am career woman with a diverse skill set, from childhood injury prevention specialist to graphic design. I’m currently looking for freelance work to get back into the graphic design field after caring full time for my daughter.

Work Experience
The Floating Hospital for Children – Program Specialist – 2010-2012
? Managed the financial administrative aspects of daily?and long-term operations for Kiwanis Pediatric Trauma Institute (KPTI).
? Acted as a public liaison between the hospital and the administration, physicians, nurses and the KPTI Advisory Board.
? Responsible for the financial management, accounts receivable and revenue control, budgeting, cost analysis, budget justification, and record keeping.
? Developed long and short-range strategic plans for approval by the KPTI Advisory Board.
? Identified, developed and implemented public educational programs and professional continuing education programs with appropriate KPTI staff personnel.
? Greeted and accompanied hospital visitors on tours of Tufts Medical Center.

Apple – Specialist – 2009-2010
? Built relationships with each customer, tailoring the approach for each customers’ needs.
? Presented complete computer solutions for customers.
? Supported both the in-store technical support and the trainers as needed.
? Acted as liaison between the Apple Business Team and small to medium ?business users.

Imagelinx – Prepress Production Artist (contract assignment) 2009
? Separated CMYK colors for packaging using Illustrator and ArtPro.
? Maintained standards for each individual brand.

Massachusetts Medical Society - Graphic Designer – 2007-2008
? Coordinated activities with print designers, copy editors?and publications layout coordinator.
? Performed as layout artist on professional publications.
? Assured that all aspects of publications conform with company standards.
? Poured content, created tables and figures, and input original copy.
? Assisted other designers as needed.

Syngress Publishing -? Desktop Publishing Specialist – 2003-2007
? Acted as the in-house book compositor for the entire Syngress computer ?security book line.
? Composed and designed over 150 books over four years.
? Coordinated the efforts of freelance indexers on a regular basis
? Assisted marketing with various promotions and advertisements.
? Designed individual elements of book covers to reflect the interior content.
? Created and typeset manuscript pages in Quark Xpress and the Adobe Creative Suite.
?Laurel Tech -? Quark Operator – 2002-2003
? Created and manipulated textbook manuscript and pages in Quark Xpress
? Converted student edition pages to both EPS and PDF format for placement in the teacher edition pages.
? Provided graphic design support on individual projects.

Academic Press -? Production Coordinator – 1999-2002
? Coordinated the efforts of the design team comprised of copyeditors, proofreaders, word processors, indexers, designers, and illustrators.
? Designed and produced all in-house camera ready materials, including frontmatter and cover mechanicals.
? Proofread pre-production manuscripts using Chicago Manual of Style, addressed style issues, ensured entirety and proper formatting of text.

Bachelor's of Science Degree – Graphic Design – 2008
Northeastern University, Boston, MA, GPA 3.69 – Magna *** Laude
? Recipient of the Bookbuilders of Boston Scholarship? for 2006
? Recipient of the Kappa Tau Phi Scholarship for 2006
? Academic Dean’s List for 2005 thru 2008
? Golden Key Honour Society Member

? Quark XPress
? Adobe InDesign
? Adobe PhotoShop
? Adobe Illustrator
? Adobe Dreamweaver
? Copy Editing
? Microsoft Word
? Microsoft Excel
? Proofreading
? Adobe Flash
? Hand drawn illustration
? Public Speaking
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Book Cover Design