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    Experience:* Extensive background in photography, graphic design & management and production* Industrial photographer* Production Manager for two presentation graphics companies over a nine year period* Content Manager for American Airlines Vacation Books saving client $50,000 peryear* Proven leadership that helped turn around an inefficient team and resulted indoubling output for three consecutive years* Held various leadership roles including Production Manager, Project Manager, and Marketing Team Leader

    System Expertise:* Microsoft Project, Project Enterprise, Publisher, PowerPoint, Word, Excel* Adobe In-Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional* Macromedia Freehand* Quark X-Press* Pro-Show Presenter* HTML work with Macromedia Dreamweaver MX

    Work History:Seeking EmploymentSelf Employed Kingwood, Texas June 2, 2010 - present

    Free-lance graphic designer and photographer* Design and produce multi-page brochures* Principle photographer for Absolute Pipeline* Design ads for industry magazines* Design graphics and photo manipulation for web sites* Design trade show banners, Inc. Houston, Texas April 2, 2002 - June 2, 2010Core business was writing and producing custom training products for internet delivery to clients' worldwide workforces.Marketing Team Leader: November 2009 - June 2010* Coordinate digital marketing efforts for web site and e-mail* In-house photographer?

    * Basic website design and functionality- Website portfolio and gallery content- Script and storyboard video components- Design banner graphics for e-mail push projects* Coordinate design and production of Trade Show support materials- Booth Banners- Handouts- Newsletter* Coordinate design and production of direct mail materials- Promotional mailers- Newsletters- POP correspondenceProject Manager: November 2007 - 2009

    * Report status of projects to CEO* Coordinate with Contract Manager, Production Manager, Instructional Designersand Subject Matter Experts* Schedule and track projects for internal and external clients* Identify and allocate resources to ensure projects are completed on time/within budget* Generate reports for teams to monitor progress* Address issues and ensure project remains on targetProduction Manager and Production Coordinator: November 2002 - 2007* Report status of projects to CEO

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    * Monitor production task assignments to maintain timely completion of projects* Acquire assets as needed to complete tasks* Produce graphic assets in coordination with project needsData Entry Specialist: August 2002 - November 2002* Input content to data base that populates an interactive game-like scenario for learning* Coordinate with programming department to develop more effective data input systems* Improve look and feel of GUI- Improve target learner's experience with the game-like learning scenario* Create custom graphics for Computer Based Training (CBT) projects

    AdPlex, Inc. Houston, Texas (formerly Characters) April 15, 1991 - January 7, 2002Core business is Pre-press preparation of files for Grocery Industry newspaper advertisementsGraphic Designer: 2 years - American Airlines Vacations Book Team* Design and produce American Airlines eight yearly, 4-color vacation books fortravel agents* Implemented a streamlined data-based system for magazine partners to upload data to production teamOn-Site Production Support: 2 years - Compaq Computers HQ* Produced highly graphical internal reports with Customer Satisfaction Group an

    alysts* Produced presentations for break -out sessions with their traveling conventions group* Redesigned presenters' PowerPoint presentations to follow corporate style guide lines* Upgraded presentations with professional graphics (illustrations, charts and graphs)* Traveled to trade shows with clients to produce last minute updates to the presentationsLead Media Support: 3 years - AdPlex New Media Group* Design, create, repurpose and arrange for graphics and other media in supportof web and CD based CBT modulesGroup Leader Presentation Graphics Department: 4 years

    * Responsible for the overall operation of the presentation graphics department* Scheduling associate's hours, work flow, periodic reviews, and training* Institute new procedures and new product lines* Insure proper inventory of slide departments perishables; slide mounts, film,chemicals, etc* Maintain inventory of photographic chemicals in compliance with city codes

    Genigraphics Corporation Houston, Texas January 1982 - April 1991Core business was the creation and production of custom computer generated 35mmslides; pre-Mac and PC daysProduction Manager Presentation Graphics Department: 4 years* Managed a staff of nine artists working three shifts, often seven days a weekdepending upon the demands of the client's project

    * Responsible for leading team from producing $1.5m/year to $2.4m/year in 35mm presentations* Kept the center on time and within budget during a 3 month hostile work actionby hourly staff in 1986* Earned the Top Producing Center Award for 1987 out of 24 satellite offices inthe United States* Coordinated timely deliveries in city and out of state utilizing local and national/international courier services as well as booking last minute delivery packages on national air couriers

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    Fort Wayne Museum of Art Fort Wayne, Indiana October 1976-April 1979Art Museum serving a community of 250,000 residentsPublic Relations coordinator* Staff photographer, graphic designer, media liaison

    Education1980: MS Instructional Systems Technology, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana1976: AB Independent Learning Program: Film Animation, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana