My name is Joseph A. Lozano and I am a seasoned Art Director/Graphic Designer and Industry Veteran for over 22 years I have recently relocated back to IL and I feel my extensive skills and years of experience would be a powerful asset. My resume will display the many challenging roles and responsibilities that I have successfully managed in my career. Please feel free to contact me at any time. Thank you for your consideration.
Joseph A. Lozano
JOSEPH A. LOZANO
23603 West Lockport Street • Plainfield, IL 60544
602.741.8695 • firstname.lastname@example.org
To excel and grow in a professional environment utilizing my years of experience in all aspects of Design, Production,
Marketing, Management and Sales, emphasizing my extensive graphic skills and strong work ethic.
Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale - Associates of Science Degree / Visual Communications - 1987 to 1989
2011 - Present
49 South Street
Park Forest, IL 60466
Position: Prepress Manager
Responsibilities: Offset Printing and Silk Screen. Concept through Print Ready Artwork for a variety of Direct Mail, Countermats,
Mousepads, Globes and Nameplates. Equipment maintenance, repair. Offset Plate preparation and inspection. Silk Screen Film
preparation and inspection. File Management. Job scheduling, Customer Relations.2011
ALLIED PACKAGING CORPORATION
5640 South 16th Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85040
Position: Graphic Designer/Production Artist
Responsibilities: Concept through Print Ready Artwork for a variety of Packaging mediums including Poly Bags, Chip Board
Boxes, Corrugated and Pressure Sensitive Labels. Detailed Specification drawings for complex Packaging Structures and
Requirements. Plate preparation and inspection. File Management.
2009 - 2011
2401 West 1st Street
Tempe, Arizona 85281
Position: Art Director
Responsibilities: Management of all Art/Print/Web related materials. Complete Design of all Website Art, Product
Packaging, Promotional Materials and Collateral. Strong Customer Service Interaction along with Sales/Marketing Team.
2002 - 2009
WS PACKAGING GROUP
3801 East LaSalle Street
Phoenix, Arizona 85040
Position: Pre-Press Manager - Flexographic Narrow Web Printing
Responsibilities: Management of Art Department and Plate Production - Flexographic Narrow/Wide Web Printing
All phases of Pre-Press Packaging Design, Construction, File Preparation and Digital FAST Plate Output. Extensive
Color Correction, Color Trapping and Layout Preparation. Plate Integrity and Storage. Shift Scheduling, Reviews,
and Direction of Art Department and Plate Production Team Members. Strong Customer Service Interaction
and Sales/Marketing Consultation with Current and Prospective Clients.
Additional Responsibilities: Safety Coordinator. Perform all aspects of Safety Training as per OSHA and Corporate
requirements within WSPG Plant. Direct monthly Safety Meetings. Record all attendance and participation
for entire facility. 6-S Team Member - Evaluation and Continuous Improvement of Lean Manufacturing Processes and Procedures.
LA FIESTA LABEL AND TAG
6162 West Detroit Street
Chandler, Arizona 85226
Position: Art Director / Plant Manager - Flexographic Narrow Web Printing
Responsibilities: Manage all phases of Pre-Press and Plate Production. Job Scheduling, Inventory, Ink Formulation,
Shipping/Packing, Management of Production Team, Materials and Purchasing for Production Department.
Marketing, Sales, Promotions, Photography, and Website Design.
1990 - 1997
3400 West 48th Place
Chicago, IL 60632
Position: Assistant Art Director - Flexographic Narrow Web Printing
Responsibilities: Label Design, Construction and Proofing. Film, Plate Output and Production. Promotional
Material Design, Photography.
1989 - 1995
FISHER PRINTING INCORPORATED (Full/Part Time)
8640 South Oketo
Bridgeview, Illinois 60455
Position: Production Artist - Offset Wide Web Printing
Responsibilities: Art/Graphics Creation for various Sales Ads and Weekly Sale Circulars
Proficient in the following Mac and PC based Software Applications: Adobe Illustrator CS5, Adobe Photoshop CS5,
Quark Express 7.0 Nexus 8.4. and working knowledge of InDesign. Digital Photography, Kodak Digital FAST
Plate Production. Epson-Dupont Colormatched Digital Proofing, Betaflex 334 Plate Measurement.
Portfolio and References available upon request