Ibrahim Abdo

Freelance Graphic Designer & Drawer

Location:San Diego, California, United States
2 Skills
Ibrahim Abdo
Phone: 951-310-5042
e-mail: ibrahimabdo1@gmail.com

Executive Summary
• Over 20 years of experience in embroidery digitizing and design using Wilcom ES, and Rhinestone designs using GemMaster for Computerized Hotfix Stone Motif making machines. Also, designing using several design software like CorelDraw, Corel PhotoPaint, Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, AutoCad and others.
• Over 10 years of experience in managing the production for embroidery product from P.O. placement to delivery of finished goods. Managed the production operation by driving continuous improvements of Key Metrics by managing schedules, monitoring WIP, monitoring Quality and ensuring on time delivery.
• Over 10 years of experience in IT support

Abdo Co.
Embroidery, Laser, Rhinestone Design Center
Executive Manager
April 2004 - 2011
Lead the embroidery digitizing, Rhinestones, Laser applications department. This entailed working with customers to drive the design from requirements to finished products using CorelDraw, Corel PhotoPaint, Adobe PhotoShop and Adobe Illustrator. The finished product is a clean embroidery with optimum detail and sewability using Wilcom ES. The embroidery product varied from small text, fine detail, no buckling, perfect registration and no thread breaks.
My role extended to the following:
• Ensured appropriate implementation of required goods by working closely with customers and creating designs that meet their needs
• Ensured on time delivery of orders by managing production operations end to end (i.e. vendors, sales and sales support teams)
• Defined production schedules to ensure on time production with minimum setup and idle time.
• Translated the design based on customer requirements to the punching system Wilcom ES.

Al Amal Co.
Embroidery Center
Technical Manager, Embroidery Designer
January 1995 – April 2004
Create embroidery designs using Tajima Punching System, Version 7 DG50/ level 5

Al Amir Co.
Embroidery Center
Technical Manager, Embroidery Designer
May 1991 – December 2002
Create embroidery designs using Gunold Technology Software, Version 7.32

Accad Institute
IT Support and Network Administrator
May 1990 – December 2000
Worked with users and various local companies to resolve hardware and software issues they reported. The issues resolution was provided in a structured manner like a series of steps or commands. Also, performed several tasks like the following:
• Set up computer systems, Repair, and upgrade PC hardware, software and operating system installation
• Troubleshot printers/scanners/copiers
• Helped users learn new systems by offering training classes.
• Compiled technical reports about issues in the resolution process.
• Monitored, set up and installed LAN and WAN networks while performing a wide variety of evaluation, maintenance, and installation to ensure the computer network performance meets customer satisfaction
• Performed hardware, software, and network upgrades and maintained PC's, network cable and Ethernet networks
• Addressed various issues by troubleshooting computing systems, networks and applications
• Recommended and installed enhancements and operating procedures that improved network availability.

May 1987 High School Degree - Scientific major, Iman High School
May 1993 Part-time student Department of Mathematics, Information Technology, University of Aleppo

Arabic (Mother Tongue), English, French
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design