Carrie Garrity-Tsunoda

Freelance Graphic Designer & Print Ad Designer

2089
Location:San Diego, California, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/carriegarrity-tsunoda
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OBJECTIVE

Graphic design professional with an engaging personality and drive to learn. Obtained a bachelor of science in graphic design from a respected educational institution. Dedicated, with proven record of self-motivation and follow-through. Seeks employment at a successful, fast growing company.

EXPERIENCE

07/17/08-06-23-09 Defrance Printing
Graphic Designer/Customer Service/Digital Printing
Worked on a variety of projects ranging from Letterhead layout to full bleed 80 page book design. Have vast knowledge of preparing artwork for press, multi-up layouts, color separations, working with digital output machines and working with various vendors on custom dye-cut jobs. Knowledge of working in Apogee to make plates for printing. I am the lead printing technician for all the digital machines.

03/10/04-07/17/08 Budget Copy-San Diego CA
Graphic Designer
Worked on a variety of projects ranging from Letterhead layout to full bleed 80 page book design. Have vast knowledge of preparing artwork for press, multi-up layouts, color separations, working with digital output machines and working with various vendors on custom dye-cut jobs. I was the sole designer at the company.

07/2003-03/04 Business Cards Tomorrow-San Diego CA
Customer Service Representative
Worked with a variety of customers on placing orders, order entry, quoting, answering phones, helping customers to understand what was usable artwork and what was not and finding a solution to make it work.

03/2004-05/2004 Pip Printing-San Diego CA
Graphic Designer/Office Manager
Worked in designing a variety of layouts for a local print company.
I Was the sole designer and lead contact person for a client that
made up ninety percent of the companies business. Dealt with
graphics, customer service and managed a small team of designers
when the Production Manager left on sick leave.

05/2004-11/2004 Business Cards Tomorrow-San Diego CA
Customer Service Representative
Assisted customers with all their printing needs, entered
artwork in our data base through microsoft access, quoting jobs,
dealt with irate customers.

8/2001 – 4/2003 The Brattleboro Reformer -Brattleboro, VT
Advertisement Designer
Was a creative voice for local companies that desired to market their
product in the local newspaper .Specialized in creating layouts for
newspaper inserts.

8/2000 – 7/2001 Venture Print, Unlimited-Plymouth, NH
Assistant: Graphic Design
Worked directly with clientele to generate design concepts,
and assisted with office management.

EDUCATION

6/2000 Keene State College-Keene NH
Bachelors Degree in Graphic Design, specializing in Print Making.

SKILLS

Very comfortable with Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Publisher,
Quark Xpress, In Design, Multi-Ad, Adobe Page Maker, Corel Draw.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access,
and Photo Deluxe Apogee. Xerox and Konica digital printing
specialist. Digital and 35mm camera experience.
Skills (2) Rating
Graphic Design
Print Ad Design