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Marvick - Freelance Animation & Children's Book Illustration
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Animation Director, Animator. I have studied with some of the most talented animators in the business studying life drawing- anatomy. This is my ninth year animating and helping others to have their work animated in a cost effective productive manner, either by animating it myself or by directing what needs to be done for the next animator to achieve a production pipeline that will reduce...
West Hempstead, New York, United States

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KATHLEEN ANN DUNKIN 3852 WALNUT AVENUE LONG BEACH, CA 90807 310-944-1892 – CELL kathydunkin@gmail.com ___________________________________??_________________________________ Objective: To work at a high-level with like-minded associates in a team-oriented environment where hard work is valued and growth potential, an open and honest conversation. ___________________________________??_________________________________ EDUCATION: University of Southern California May 1984 Design/Art History - Major English - Minor ___________________________________??_________________________________ CAREER EXPERIENCE Williams Lea (Guthy-Renker) Senior Print Account Executive March 2011 – Current Commercial Print Responsible for all collateral print production for Guthy-Renker and Guthy-Renker II in-kit materials. Strategic partnerships with Purchasing, Planning and Marketing to ensure optimal and cost-efficient purchases. 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Oversee two print coordinators and one print buyer; purchased all print and non-print materials inclusive of merchandise, packaging, promotional and vehicle applications; all vendor relationships and qualifying new vendors based on quality, price and schedules. Reviewed all print specifications, estimates, and art request forms to ensure that production guidelines were met. Reviewed all proofs and attended press checks for quality assurance and consistency of color and design expectation. Implemented the following successful tools for the team: • Work order system by which vendors could confirm the details of a particular job, inclusive of the purchase order, pricing and shipping information • Part number system by which all materials could be tracked for reprints, as well as a mechanism for fulfillment requirements • Created a database by which all jobs were logged and tracked by the work order data >Print savings to the company: $150K savings on stationary by changing paper, ink coverage and bindery specifications for the year. $575K savings on EarthLink’s welcome kit components and postage by working with the creative team to creative a more cost-effective, and yet branded consumer package. $600K savings in the first 6 months of purchasing the company’s software packaging by purchasing paper in bulk and creating template formats by which to imprint when needed. >Print Awards for EarthLink’s Annual Report from Potlach (2 years in a row), as well as First Place for the Portland Print Award for EarthLink’s Style Guide. The Desingory, Inc. Account Executive (Full-time) Home Savings of America Marketing and Design Firm, Long Beach, California January 1998-April 1999 Pitched Home Savings of America The pitch included the company’s portfolio, and capabilities, as well as creative presentation for their below-the-line materials for usage in their individual branches. Account was awarded and I was placed on the account as the main interface and client contact. Responsibilities were inclusive of client meetings and presentations, ensuring that the creative was on target and messaging clear and branded, reviewed all production, print, scheduling, estimates, budgets, and final billing for the account. >Account provided The Designory with additional 1.5 million dollars annual revenue The Desingory, Inc. Project Manager (Freelance) Nissan Point-of-Sale Marketing and Design Firm, Long Beach, California March 1997-January 1998 The Designory is the largest marketing and design firm in the United States specializing in automotive collateral and point-of-sale. Responsible for overseeing all production, schedules, estimates, budgets, design presentations, and final billing for the account. White Design, Inc. Production Manager, Print Buyer, Account Executive Design Firm, Long Beach, California August 1995 – March 1997 White Design (now Perceive Marketing and Design) is one of the leading marketing and design firms in Los Angeles. The company specializes in Annual Reports, logo brands, stationary development, automotive collateral, Managed all facets of production and print production, inclusive of two production artists, vendor relationships, estimating, proofs and press checks. 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Studio/Creative Manager/Production Graphics and Consulting Firm, Legal Culver City, California - August 1990 – September 1992 The Roxburough Agency, Inc. Account Executive Advertising Agency, Real Estate Newport Beach, California - November 1987 – July 1990 Green, Martin, Nevins Junior Account Executive Advertising Agency, Real Estate Costa Mesa, California - June 1984 – November 1987 Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Visio and Project Pre-Press knowledge of both film and direct-to-plate output; 4/6/8 color sheet feed press as well as mini and full web knowledge (coldset/open or heatset webs). Color expert: 4/color Process and PMS. Gracol 7 – G7 certified.
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