Joseph V. Lupo
9037 1/2 National Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
A position that utilizes my experience and talents as a designer and artist, challenges me with a creative environment that is always growing and changing, and presents me with an opportunity for a career in the design industry.
October 2009 - Present Omaha, NE/Los Angeles, CA
Best Buy Geek Squad
Deputy of Counter Intelligence (DCI) - A supervisory position that focuses on both new computer sales as well as old computer maintenance and repair. Face to face work with customers fulfilling their PC needs as well as overseeing and training the technicians repairing their computers.
October 2004 – August 2006 Lincoln, NE
Team Manger and Lead – Telemarketing sales and management experience for a contract telemarketing film. An individual in the position is responsible for vocal and customer service training for a team of 25 – 40 representatives. Answerable for goal trending versus expectations for sales quotas.
January 2002 – November 2003 Pleasanton, CA
Graphic Designer – Designer for small press and print design firm in upper scale San Francisco suburb. Projects included simple invitation layout to company branding, presence and marketing. Participated in all steps of process from design layout through to machine maintenance during production process. Responsible for project quality and completion by given deadlines
October 2000 – January 2002 Pleasanton, CA
Gamestop Inc. (Formerly Babbage’s)
Sales Associate – Retail and customer service experience in an electronics and video game retail chain in a mall store environment.
April 1998 – July 2000 Lincoln, NE
Graphic Designer – Designer and layout artist for a Kinko’s style small press and print firm. Worked with customers on an individual level to develop and then produce small print projects. Helped with daily small print business. Maintained production flow for larger in house and direct to business projects.
University of Nebraska at Lincoln Lincoln, NE
Johnny Carson School of Theater and Film
Bachelor's Degree in Theater Production and Design
Skills and Experience Summary:
Graphic Design and Technical:
- Able to operate and maintain from basic to professional level copiers and printers. Specializing with 3 years experience with Docutech and 4 color process machines from Xerox. (3 years)
- Experience with Adobe’s Creative Suite 5, and working knowledge of all elements included. (i.e. Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, Dreamweaver, Flash) Varying levels of skill and ability depending on program. Basic knowledge with all. (6 years)
- Knowledge and understanding of the design to print process. How to set up documents effectively for easier and cost effective print methods or digital presentation. (email and web) (3 years)
References available upon request
Online portfolio available at http://lupislupine.daportfolio.com