C A R E E R S U M M A R Y
Over 20 years in a rapidly changing industry has given me skills in:
• large and small project management on both PC and Mac platforms • Website deployment and maintenance • layout and design for the internet and print • computer color & b/w retouching • customizing & creating fonts • image scanning • fine art quality typography • media conversion and translation • programming using, asp and php.
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January 2004 IT & Web Administration
(National Multiple Listing, NML - Fort Lauderdale)
Maintain windows network for print shop and, maintained window servers, mac & pc graphic workstations.
Began in Web Administration and added IT roll after two years with NML. Maintenance and design of three web sites for national four color printing and mailing services company. Sites include one
August 2003- January 2004 Web Master/Design/Graphic Design (Web - Fort Lauderdale)
GaySouthFlorida.com (Fort Lauderdale Business Network)
Maintenance and design of Special Events Web site--daily editing and maintenance for company's Online Yellow Pages. Contibuting template designs and compiling company's pricing policies for their new hosting division--gaysouthfloridahosting.com. I had daily input into the development and implimentation of the new ASP version of the company's web site including translating static listing pages into database format. In addition as a member of the company, which itself is a team effort, I also pitched in when the print division needed help designing customer Ads (for yellow pages), and in issues involving customer concerns.
1994-2003 Web Master/Design/Graphic Design (Web and Print - New York City)
Creative Network Systems
Addison Design, American Foundation for Aids Research (amfAR), Ann Taylor, Bernard Hodes Advertising, Bloch Graulich & Whelan, D’arcy / Medicus / DMB&B Advertising, Jobson Publishers, Kraemer Design, Manhattan Marketing Ensemble, Marstellar Advertising, Natural History Group, Pellegrini and Associates, Inc., Think New Ideas, Siegel & Gale, Sony Music / Creative Services, Wells Rich Greene / BPPD, Towers Perrin, USA Networks.
June 1985– 1987– 1989–1994 Desktop/Graphic Design/Markup/Technical Service
US Lithograph, typographers
Worked second shift in graphic/ type/ computer services house. Setup and processing Quark, PageMaker, Ventura and Multiset jobs; photographic and line art retouching/clean-up for 4/color and b/w reproduction; layout and design. Font customization for both Mac and PC use. Image and text scanning. Assisting clients in preparation of Desktop and Postscript files, both Western and Kanji for service bureau output. Creating generic conversion tables using Microsoft Basic and InterMedia/Mac software for any textfiles from any word processing system into all three platforms with customer desired attributes and the finest typographic quality. Moved to second shift production and design in type/ graphic/ computer services house as markup Specialist. Prepared manuscripts for keyboarding. Involved in media conversions using InterMedia software. Designed coding structures for clients keyboarding on their own computer systems for conversion to and outputing from USL’s Multiset Front-end system before the advent of desktop publishing. Began as a customer service representative on second shift. Job involved heavy customer contact, design and layout, type identification. Job processing using order entry program. Time estimating.
1982–1987 Layout/Mechanical Artist/Customer Service
Freelance -- Paragon Typographers, Maxwell Photographics, Avon Fashions, Epstein Raboy Advertising, Securities Industry Automation Corp.,
Processed jobs, speced/identified type. Layouts and mechanicals on a varity of
catalogues, ads, magazines, flow charts and other corporate matter.
American Kennel Club
Artist in paste-up and light design on
one 4-color and two b/w monthlys. Type spec, darkroom work and Spot illustrations.