Skills & Qualifications

★    Graphic Design and Technical Drawing
★    Project Management for print production, metal fabrication, lighting design and restoration
★    Metal fabrication and product design

Computer / Software Experience

    Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat)
    AutoCAD, SketchUp, SolidWorks
    Microsoft Office including Publisher
    Proficiency on both Windows and Mac operating systems

Professional Experience

2016: Project Coordinator / Craftsman
Mockingbird Domestics  | Austin, TX, www.mockingbirddomestics.com
    Coordinated project production schedule, delegating tasks to appropriate workers
    Prepared project specifications and drawings for craftsmen
    Ordered and maintained inventory of materials
    Metal fabrication, woodwork and finishing

2010-2015: Graphic Designer / Signage Specialist
Sir Speedy Printing and Marketing | Austin, TX, www.sirspeedy4092.com
    Designed printed materials for clients across a variety of industries
    Prepared and troubleshot incoming jobs for production
    Operated wide format inkjet printers and sign making equipment
    Managed IT for a team of ten

2009: Machinist / CNC Mill Operator
Ferra Designs | Brooklyn, New York, www.ferradesigns.com
    Operated CNC Milling Machines and Lathes
    Metal finishing

2008-2009: Project Manager / Product Designer
Total Metal Resource | Brooklyn, New York, www.tmrnyc.com 
    Designed and engineered furniture, lighting and objects for high-end clients
    Worked with architects and designers to carry out complex projects
    Coordinated with trades and vendors for needed materials
    Oversaw and managed custom metal fabrication projects
    Assisted with fabrication

2004-2008: Project Manager / Technical Illustrator
Aurora Lampworks | Brooklyn, New York, www.auroralampworks.com
    Oversaw and coordinated selected lighting fabrication and restoration projects
    Created technical drawings and wiring diagrams for lighting and fabrication projects
    Coordinated with trades and vendors for services and materials needed
    Maintained servers, computers, network and company website

1998-2004: Production Manager (2002-2004) Assistant Production Manager (1998-2002)     
Bauer Printing | Austin, Texas, www.bauerprinting.com 
    Designed and laid out printed materials for clients
    Assisted customers and designers in creating and preflighting digital print materials
    Implemented an Adobe PDF workflow and proofing system
    Coordinated with paper and equipment suppliers

Education

1998 - Bachelor of Arts
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan
Major areas of study: Photography, fine art, graphic design and broadcast communications

Achievements

2009 Brooklyn Designs exhibitor
Boy Scouts of America – Star Scout

Hobbies & Interests

Sculpture, Woodworking, Metalwork, Music, Photography, Gardening, Pickling, Geocaching,

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