Mike’s Résumé

Summary

• Experienced in overseeing production facilities.
• Experienced in designing for print publications.
• Proficient in most commonly used computer design applications.
• Educated in design and general fine arts.
• Able to communicate exceedingly well with clients and meet deadlines.

Specialties

• Created logos for local San Diego businesses.
• Produced and designed marketing materials for several clients.

Experience

Creative Director
Matamala Design

November 2003 – Present (8 years 1 month)
• Created the overall brand experience through design and marketing concepts.
• Oversaw quality control for all marketing materials, retouching, printing, and packaging.

Production Manager
Outreach Inc.

August 2007 – November 2011
• Experienced in overseeing production facilities.
• Experienced in designing for print publications.
• Proficient in most commonly used computer design applications.
• Educated in design and general fine arts.
• Able to communicate exceedingly well with clients and meet deadlines.

February 2007 – April 2011
• Instructed students in Digital Production and Typography.
• Instructed students on Photoshop, Illustrator and In-Design.

Graphic Designer
Specialist Print and Mail

February 2006 – August 2007
• Created and designed marketing materials for variable data direct mail pieces, presentations and trade shows.
• Implemented pre-press production for digital and traditional printing.
• Coordinated with outside designers to insure their projects printed properly.
• Operated closely with the sales department to design for specific demographics.

Production Manager
Copy Club

March 2004 – February 2006
• Oversaw production and scheduled all incoming and outgoing orders.
• In charge of staff development for training in design and production software.
• Evolved and retained business relationships with customers.

Project Coordinator
FedEx Office

November 2002 – March 2004
• Took the lead for managing, monitoring and facilitating all production.
• Managed the tracking process, coordination of production, pick-ups/deliveries
• Performed final quality-checks on all finished work.
• Oversaw outsourcing of projects with outside vendors, or other FedEx/Kinkos locations.

November 1998 – November 2002
• In charge of constructing, operating, and maintaining wire networks and control points.
• Provided reliable paths for the transmission of telephone and digital data messages.
• Installed telephones and switchboards, laying wire and cable.
• Adjusted equipment for proper operation, located wire system faults, and operated switchboards.
• Obtained secret clearance.

Education

The Art Institute of California – San Diego
BS, Graphic Design
2003 – 2005
Graduated with honors

High School of Art and Design
High School Diploma,Cartooning/ Illustration
1991 – 1994

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