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Suzette S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 17, 2013

Suzette S.

Print Production Professional
   United States
  |   Long Beach, CA
  |  8:31 am Local Time

Overview

I am a print production professional with over 25 years of experience managing, directing and preparing projects for print.

My expertise includes project management, photo research, photo editing, photo retouching and color corrections, preparation of electronic files for print, proofreading, quality control and troubleshooting files, uploading files/proofs to FTP, online proofing.

I have worked in many related industries including advertising, design, publishing and educational toy manufacturing. I also spent time working in higher...

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May 13, 2009|Graphic Design|$400|Completed
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Mar 20, 2009|Brochures|$100|Working
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Mar 3, 2009|Digital Image Editing|$1,050|Completed
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Feb 26, 2009|Brochures|$120|Completed
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Portfolio

Sample of silhouette to remove background image + overall enhancement.
Sample of silhouette + overall enhancement.
Sample Silo + overall enhancement.
Sample of product shot with clipping path applied.
Removal of spots and fingerprints. Click on image for enlarged view in new window.
Removed tears in sidewalk.
Removed glare in glasses.
Merger of 6 photos using layer masks. Click to enlarge in new window.
Merger of images using layer masks, added eyes and mouth.
This is one of eight trade publications done each year. Sample page of Top Countries...
Sample page of the Top Imports section. There are 10 Top Imports and 10 Top Exports in...
Sample chart from publication. There are 2 small and 1 large chart within the publication.
Sample of Customs Map. Each publication has it's own Customs and World Trade Map.
Monthly feature story.
One of three monthly events featured each issue.
Monthly listing of events in South Florida and other trade markets.
Sample of listings that run throughout the year. Listings range from 2-20 pages,...
Safari Ltd.
Safari Ltd.
Safari Ltd.
Safari Ltd.
Safari Ltd.

Skills (10)

Tested
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Quark Xpress
Adobe Illustrator
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Word
Mac OSX Administration
Microsoft PowerPoint
Digital Electronics
Windows XP

Service Description

My graphic design work experience includes layout and production in:
Publishing (4/c magazine & newspaper)
Publishing (4 & 6/c books)
Packaging (including photography and production comps)
Point Of Purchase Materials
Signage
Product Catalogs & Order Forms
Newsletters
Direct Mail
Collateral (business cards, letterhead & envelopes)
Print ads (B/W and 4/color)
CD covers and imprints (4/color and 2/color)
Book Cover & Interior Page Design & Production
Brochures & Flyers

I have done everything from client service to creative & final production.

Project Management Skills: project/production management & coordination, document layout, electronic file preparation, photography, retouching, color corrections, packaging die-lines & final mechanicals, photo & production comps, proofreading, digital proofing.
Administrative: administrative support, data entry, typing (60+ wpm), and online research.

Proficiencies in:
QuarkXPress, CS4: InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Professional; Fetch, Firefox, Safari, Entourage, online proofing with Kodak InSite.
MS Office Suite: Word, Excel, Publisher, Power Point;
Other programs: Picasa3, Outlook, Internet Explorer.

Work within both Mac OSX (10.5) and Windows XP platforms.

Administrative Duties have included telephones, typing, data entry, database and file management, client service, vendor relations and cost estimates, client and vendor correspondence (national and abroad) and file management.



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Education

Barry University
Photography
2004 - 2006
Miami Dade College
Photography/Photoshop Coursework
1990 - 1995
Minneapolis College of Art and Design
Graphic Design / Photography
1977 - 1979

Keywords

Digital Layout & Production
Photography
Retouching
Comps
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