Gary Stevenson

Freelance Graphic Designer & Photo Editor

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Location:Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/garystevenson
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$20
Rate/Hr
Gary Stevenson
68 Pepperwood Crescent • Kitchener • Ontario • N2A 2R3 • 519 748 5988 • gary_stevenson2@yahoo.ca
Creative Professional Profile
Creative Management | Web Development | Graphic Design | Scanning Operations | Digital Photography
Project Management | Desktop Design
Creative Professional with experience in graphic design, web design and development, creative direction, color management, forms
design, scanning, image retouching, digital photography, desktop design and project management.
? Possess diverse professional experience, including corporate branding, customized marketing / advertising and image /
illustration development. Exceptional communicator via written, graphic, internet and verbal channels.
? Skilled in the creation and execution of complex and innovative graphical presentations and material for clients in the highly
image-conscious industries.
? Accomplished at working with management and clients to bridge the gap between project objectives and deliverables, and
budget and timeframe constraints.
Technical Skills
Adobe Acrobat Professional – Adobe LiveCycle Designer – Microsoft Office – Adobe Illustrator – Adobe Photoshop – Quark Xpress
InDesign – Creo Scitex Workflow – WordPress – GoDaddy – Dreamweaver – HTML5 – CSS – Introductory Javascript – Adobe Flash
SQL – Introductory Java – C# – ASP.Net– Scitex Eversmart Supreme Scanner Software – Crossfield Scanning System
Portfolio
http://triosdevelopers.com/G.Stevenson/PortfolioWebsite/AwesomePhotography/Index.html
Highlights
Achievements
? Utilized scanning knowledge and expertise to improve company products, while increasing client satisfaction.
? Reviewed third source supplier and deleted in house stock of product, saving thousands in yearly storage fees.
Creative Functions
? Developed and revised all company forms for a major financial insurance company. Created all fillable PDF files for use by
clients. Created mail merges, handled print quality control and worked with marketing in a creative capacity.
? Scanned high resolution images, manipulated and retouched electronic files, performed digital photography, and created
visual effects.
? Crafted and applied clipping paths, combined images, and color corrected scans and customer supplied files.
? Performed desktop design, created and revised forms and copied files according to customer mock-ups.
? Handled file transfer management and output, and ICC profiling for proofing devices and printing presses.
? Served as customer liaison, provided problem resolution, and produced customer proofs for approval.
Career History
Forms Analyst - 2006/2014
MANULIFE FINANCIAL— Kitchener, ON
Scanner Operator / Image Retoucher / Graphic Designer - 1996/2006
COBER PRINTING — Kitchener, ON
Scanner Operator / Image Retoucher / Graphic Designer - 1994/1996
SCANCOLOR LTD. — Kitchener, ON
Education
Web Applications and Development Diploma – 2014/2015
TRIOS COLLEGE (Kitchener Campus)
Adobe Illustrator and Quark Xpress Certificate - 1995
MATHESON AND ASSOCIATES
Graphic Technician and Design / Product Design / Graphic Arts / Photography Diploma – 1993/1994
CONESTOGA COLLEGE
References available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Photo Editing