Ad Design Specialist
Feb 2015 - Present (7 years 3 months)
Design newspaper ads, magazine ads for Chicago and Naperville Magazine, corporate promotions and custom print mail with tight deadlines. Inspect and review jobs for accuracy. Provide typography and graphic design expertise to internal and external customers. Translate English to Spanish.
Mar 2009 - Feb 2015 (5 years 11 months)
Layout stories in Newsgate, CCI Layout Champ. Design corporate promotions that include identity creations for special sections. Design front, back and special section covers including the weekend edition. Mock-ups and layouts. Look for wire stories and edit stories. Write headlines and deck for stories. Translating from English to Spanish.
May 2007 - Dec 2008 (1 year 7 months)
Designed advertisements. Newspaper layout. Designed corporate promotions that include logo creations. Designed special section covers, mock-ups and layouts. Pre-flight and proof ads. Ad translations English to Spanish.
Piñata Graphics, Inc.,
Aug 2001 - Aug 2006 (5 years)
Designed brochures, magazines, corporate identities, posters, promotional flyers, menus and extensive print material from concept to completion. Communicated with clients. Provided proofs and mock-ups. Established and maintained a good working relationship with clients. Created invoices, provided information of the print procedures including pms colors and the paper selection used for printing.
Office/Customer Service Manager
Piñata Graphics, Inc.
Jan 2005 - Apr 2006 (1 year 3 months)
Managed employees. Helped in creating and implemented new policies. Created invoices. Provided customer service, educated clients of the printing process. Mailed statements. Human Resources. Collection. Pre-flighted jobs.