Specialties: Sales, Project Management, Client Relations, Microsoft Office, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Indesign, Color Correction, Digital Photography, Image Editing, Layout Design, Quality Control, Troubleshooting, Typesetting.

Work Samples

  • Logos

  • Print Design

  • Tradeshow Design / Large Format

Work History

  • Project Coordinator

    • Ferrari Color
    • Salt Lake City, UT
    • Jul 2013 - Present (1 year 2 months)

    • Act as the client liaison between assigned account managers and production to organize large projects and set project milestones.
    • Create quotes and work orders from information received from account managers or client to supply
    order acknowledgments that detail cost, quantity, and material at the start of each job.
    • Preflight files for client projects to ensure they will print without any issues and are correct size and quality.
    • Designs and edits customers art in order to ensure a successful printing project.
    • Communicate with client on small adjustments to orders, including pricing, size and quantity.
    • Maintain contact with all departments and communicate production details and availability of materials on incoming and current jobs.

  • Project Manager / Creative Designer

    • Hatchit Display Solutions
    • Apr 2007 - Present (7 years 5 months)

    • Created a successful Instagram marketing profile that increased sales by 15%.
    • Successfully built relationships within social communities.
    • Addressed community questions in a timely manner.
    • Designed and created daily graphics for social media posts.
    • Managed an advertising project on Facebook.
    • Advanced experience in production and typesetting.
    • Produced an invitation for the American Diabetes Association’s Annual Fathers Day Gala.
    • Revamped yearly catalogs with new information and graphic files.
    • Designed cycling route map for the Tour de Cure 2009 and 2010.
    • Coordinated a large photo shoot event while managing a tight time frame.
    • Communicated with salesmen/designers to produce graphics for trade show booths.
    • Created print ads, signage, logos, mailers, and business documents per clients requests.
    • Quality checked all projects before delivery to clients.
    • Collaborated with a top Utah advertising agency to produce marketing material for a major housing development.
    • Managed day-to-day operational tasks relating to client requests.
    • Met with clients regularly to brainstorm ideas and present design concepts.

  • Sales Executive

    • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company
    • May 2011 - Oct 2012 (1 year 5 months)

    Worked in Home Depot to boost sales revenue and to promote Scotts Miracle Gro, competing with various soil companies.

  • Color Correction Specialist

    • Moss Inc
    • Feb 2006 - Apr 2007 (1 year 2 months)

    Responsible for the prep, color correcting, and retouch of large format print images.
    • Advanced knowledge of various methods for color adjusting through understanding of image editing on adjustment layers.
    • Effectively managed an average of 20 jobs per day, including frequent quality and color checks throughout the day.

  • Pre-Flight / Color Correction Specialist

    • Nichols / Moss
    • 2004 - 2006 (2 years)

    • Supervised and trained a team of preflighters to include scheduling, monitoring job performance, hiring, accuracy, and production quality.
    • Verified on average 30 print files per day prior to going to print to ensure there were not any grammar, font, color, and photograph resolution errors.
    -Color Correction Specialist
    • Responsible for the prep, color correcting, and retouch of large format print images.
    • Advanced knowledge of various methods for color adjusting through understanding of image editing on non-destructive. adjustment layers.
    • Performed job tracking and quality control functions for printed materials.
    • Effectively managed an average of 20 jobs per day.
    • Exceeded color correction company-wide production goals by 50%

Education

  • University of Utah

    • Geography / GIS Geographic Information Science and Cartography
    • 2011 - 2013
  • Salt Lake Community College

    • Associate of Science Visual Arts & Design
    • 2000 - 2003

Specialties

Awards

• Finalist in Photography Forum Magazine 24th and 30th Spring Annual. • Exhibited at the 2007 Park City Art Festival • Photography Published in the 2010 Winter Newsletter of the Utah Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters.

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