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Dawn Ricklefs | Elance
 
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Dawn Ricklefs

Helping You Say What You Mean
   United States
  |   Mountain Grove, MO

Overview

With a degree in Commercial Art, as well as years of experience in the printing and publishing industries doing desktop publishing, graphic design, creative writing, editing and proofreading, I can bring a fresh eye and a dynamic perspective to your writing project. I am a self-described obsessive-compulsive, detail-oriented perfectionist. It gets in my way sometimes, but it will be an asset to my clients.

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Precision Graphics
Graphic Artist / Desktop Publishing Assistant
2012 - Present
As the only employee at the company (other than the owner), I am responsible for all pre-press services, including typesetting, design and proofreading of a wide variety of print materials for the...
Wal-Mart
Customer Service Manager
2002 - 2012
In this position, I did everything from stocking shelves to supervising employees. However, without a doubt, the most enjoyable aspect of the job was interacting with customers. Nothing gave me as...
Face-to-Face Communications
Creative Writer / Graphic Artist
2000 - 2001
As a member of a team of three people, I assisted in writing creative copy for listings of high-end real estate properties for clients such as Coldwell-Banker and Baird & Warner. This involved...
City Press, Inc.
Pre-Press Production Manager / Chief Proofreader
1990 - 2000
As the Prepress production manager of this company, I oversaw typesetting and layout of print jobs of all kinds. I also did graphic design and layout (the old-fashioned way, on a light-table). My...

Education

Milwaukee Area Technical College
Associate Degree - Commercial Art
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Global College of Natural Medicine
Certificate - Nutritional Consultant
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Book Publishing
Copy Editing
Proofreading
Graphic Design
Desktop Publishing
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