Sep 2014 - Sep 2017 (3 years)
Using Adobe InDesign and custom CMS software I designed pages for various newspapers, meeting nightly deadlines. I also used Adobe Photoshop for some photo work.
Copy Editor / Page Designer
Jul 2013 - Mar 2014 (8 months)
I was a copy editor / page designer for the Design House branch of GateHouse Media. I edited copy for AP style and designed pages for various newspapers, meeting daily deadlines. This was a temporary position due to the company relocating the department to a new center in Austin, TX.
Liz Klein Design
Aug 2012 - Apr 2013 (8 months)
I did some freelance work while looking for a full-time graphic design job.
Sep 2000 - Jul 2011 (10 years 10 months)
I held the role of graphic designer in the Marketing Services department. I was responsible for maintaining the professional image of the college through various forms of visual communication. I performed design and layout of class schedule books, logo design, brochures, college stationery, advertising, signage, web graphics, photography, semi cab and trailer design, and many promotional items used by the college. I primarily used Adobe Creative Suite software and a Macintosh computer. I worked closely with all area service bureaus for ﬁle compatibility and print processes. I also worked with college library employees to maintain accurate archives of printed materials and photos.
Bureau County Republican
Mar 2000 - Sep 2000 (6 months)
I designed ads for sales clients in the Princeton area. I used Quark Xpress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and custom pre-press software to create ads and layout ads on electronic newspaper templates. I also performed some writing and photography work for editorial. Attended sales meetings.
The Mendota Reporter
Jan 1998 - Mar 2000 (2 years 2 months)
I covered social and school events in the Mendota area. I attended school board meetings, wrote feature articles, did photography and film developing, proofreading, and newspaper layout.