Experience

EXPERIENCE

Sheetfed and web-offset press run experience on-press for color, quality and data verification

: Direct mail, sales and marketing collateral,

  POS, identity, specialty, large-format,

  letterpress

 

: Directed up to 5-day press runs in California,    Illinois, Indiana, Pennsylvania and Florida

: Managed on-going up to 8/color sheetfed

  printing programs all over Southeast MI 

  and Ohio

 

: Coordinated grand-format production

  and installations for GM, Fiat, Champion/

  Federal-Mogul

 

: Managed packaging projects coordinating 

  with China, Taiwan, and local vendors

 

PSIA Certified Ski Instructor : Southeast MI, Northern MI, Avon CO; Level 2 Certification;

Children’s Specialist 2 Certification

: Winter Walden Ski and Snowboard Club  

  Senior instructor, graphic designer; 15 years

: Boyne Highlands Resort  children’s group

  instructor, private instructor; 8 years

: Beaver Creek Resort  children’s group

  instructor, ultimate 4s instructor; 1 season

 

Winter Walden Ski & Snowboard Club

: Communications Manager

 

Royal Oak High School Advisory Board

: Advise on graphic arts program; since 2013

 

Letterpress printer

: Professional and hobby printer, linoleum

  block cuts, duotones, business cards,

  edition prints

 

Troy Historic Village

: Volunteer print shop docent; demonstrate

  and include guests in letterpress printing;

  since 2009

 

Society of Marketing Professional Services 

: Presentation and training with Adobe Creative

  Cloud software

 

InDesign User Group / Adobe User Group Detroit; User Group Manager

: Presentation, training, prepress and Adobe

  software techniques; keynote speaker

: User Group Manager, coordinated

  presenters, events, and locations

PRODUCTION

ILLUSTRATION

PHOTOGRAPHY

RETOUCHING

PREPRESS
DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT

COLOR MANAGEMENT

PRINT MANAGEMENT

ART PURCHASING

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

TRAINING

CONSULTING

LETTERPRESS PRINTING

FINE ART REPRODUCTIONS

STUDIO DEVELOPMENT

PROCESS IMPROVEMENT

WEBSITE DEVELOPMENT

 

 

SERVICES

CLIENTS

: Developed and implemented a billable Studio

  within a small agency for Hi Res Production

  and Retouching

: Directed the production of 11 publications

: Supervised seven Production Managers 

: Coordinated the consolidation of production

  for six magazines; initiated remote workflow

: Implemented a new Content Management

  System; coordinated with production,

  editorial and IT

: Trained and supported Managers in improved

  workflow, print production, prepress and

  retouching

: Produced final layout and imagery for two

  car catalogs over two weeks

: Project managed the production of a Lincoln-

  Mercury dealer binder and contents with 10 

  tabbed sections in a single day

: Shot and Stripped a 110-page book in a

  single evening

: Letterpress printed 500 each of 3 versions,

  2/color, 2/sided postcards in a day

: Developed a process for converting ink

  density on-press for curve corrections in

  prepress to run standard densities

: Created a process for identifying styles used

  in websites for simplifying style guides for

  programmers

HIGHLIGHTS

ARCTIC CAT

BMW

BOMBARDIER

FIAT CHRYSLER AUTOMOBILES

FORD MOTOR COMPANY

GENERAL MOTORS

JAGUAR

LAND ROVER

MERCEDES BENZ

MTU-DETROIT DIESEL

SMART USA

VOLVO

 

CAMPBELL EWALD

DONER ADVERTISING

J. WALTER THOMPSON

JACK MORTON WORLDWIDE

MARS ADVERTISING

OGILVY & MATHER

UNION ADWORKS

YOUNG & RUBICAM

AKZO NOBEL - SIKKENS

BANFIELD PET HOSPITAL

BOYNE HIGHLANDS RESORT

CARHARTT

DETROIT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

FAIRWAY & GREENE

FEDERAL-MOGUL

GLFEA

GRAND HOTEL

GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES

HAGERTY INSURANCE

HENRY FORD MUSEUM

HOMEDICS

ISSUE MEDIA GROUP

JOHN DEERE LANDSCAPES

KAISER- PERMANENTE

MC SPORTS

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC​

MYCHARGE

ONSTAR

OTSEGO CLUB & RESORT

PPG REFINISHES

ROLLIE TUSSING & THE MIDWEST

             TERRITORY BAND

SHINOLA

STUART HOUSE MUSEUM

SYNTEL​

TREE FORT BIKES

U-M MOTT CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL

WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY​

WIN SCHULER FOODS​​

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