Tim Southern

Freelance Album Designer & Ad Designer

Location:Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Website: http://artschoolskateboards.wordpress.com/art/tim-southern/
2 Skills
Professional Profile: A self motivated, detail oriented individual with excellent time management, people skills, and a creative flair, with an extensive knowledge of the graphic design field, able to work effectively in a team setting or independently.

Highlights of Qualifications:

• Graduated from Mohawk College with Graphic Design Pre-Press Diploma with emphasis on manual and digital processes
• Comprehensive printing knowledge from conceptualization and layout of artwork through the printing process and shipments of completed work
• Experienced in marketing and with working in a design team to develop and implement new ideas and concepts
• Excellent mechanical, problem solving, and spatial skills with attention to detail and ability to read and translate blueprints or diagrams
• Consulted customers regarding best choice of printing needs including layout materials, timing and final delivery of product
• Ability to negotiate to demanding timelines with effective job assessment skills
• Strong sense of teamwork with an emphasis on communication to achieve company goals in relation to customer needs

Relevant Experience:

• Experienced in vector based design programs including, Adobe Illustrator and Corel Draw
• Knowledgeable of Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Quark Express, Blender, Gimp and PageMaker as well as strong expertise with Adobe CS3 and CS 4
• Ability to work with several types of screen printing, embroidery and heat transfers
• Flexibility to learn new techniques as needed to complete required tasks
• Maintained equipment including printing presses, film output devices to ensure quality of product being transported
• Managed the Screen Printing Department at Indy Signs (Red Deer, Alberta) and supervised two individuals in the department
• Solid understanding of shipping and receiving systems
• Knowledge of logo design and branding a particular logo within a local market
• Assisted in dismantling and assembling new film output systems
Skills (2) Rating
Album Design
Ad Design