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Russell Dixon | Elance
 
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Russell Dixon

Graphic Art Technology. Creative Suite 3 Expert
   United States
  |   Wenatchee, WA

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

I am a detail oriented professional Desktop Publishing Specialist. I earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Education with an emphasis in Graphic Arts Technology/Printing Management. I have 18 years experience working with various page layout programs such as QuarkXPress, InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Excell and Powerpoint using both MAC & PC. I am currently an Advertising Manager over Designers at a small town newspaper. I enjoy page layout and design, scanning photos and touchup. I have experience...

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Portfolio

Clipped background out of 30 image of women's clothing. Utilized Photoshop CS3, paths,...
Client asked for all powerlines to be removed from the photo without looking fake.
Client wanted full color baby photo converted to black and white, with lips and eyes...
Client wanted neck thinned out and fingernails made to look like they weren't chewed...
Program used was Photoshop
Program used was Photoshop.
Banner ads created using Photoshop
Clipped background out of 30 image of women's clothing. Utilized Photoshop CS3, paths,...
A photoshop sample of a path and/or mask and color corrected.
I first created a path, then converted the path to a selection, gave it a tiny feather...
Construction safety signs re-created from .jpg files into hi-resolution vector...
Construction safety signs re-created from .jpg files into hi-resolution vector...
Construction safety signs re-created from .jpg files into hi-resolution vector...
Construction safety signs re-created from .jpg files into hi-resolution vector...
Sample path I did to submit recent proposal
Sports team photo, clipped background using path tool, feathered edge and drop shadow.
Flyer for local dentist announcing his move to a new building. Program used was InDesign
Flyer for local dentist announcing his move to a new building. Program used was InDesign
Program used InDesign
Program used was InDesign

Skills (3)

Tested
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator

Service Description

I know the ins-and-outs of all aspects of graphic arts technology from beginning concept to final product. I have worked in a newspaper environment for the past 18 years, with both newsprint and glossy magazine experience.

I started as a prepress artist and quickly worked my way up into management in the first 4 years of working for this company.

I currently work full-time,but am seeking additional work to supplement my income during difficult economic times.

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Employment

The Wenatchee World
Advertising Manager/Design
1995 - Present
Responsible and key in the development of ad teams. Further responsibilities include: Interviewing, managing designer hours, monitor and evaluate designer ad work load, performance appraisals and...
NCW Nickel Ads
Layout Artist
1994 - 1994
Responsible for layout of ads, following the instructions written drawn or drawn out by sales reps.
Kinko's Copies
Asst. Manager
1990 - 1994
• Assistant Manager Kinko's Northwest, Midway Store Successfully trained in-store operations including: Interviewing, performance appraisals, payroll, dailies and co-worker relations....

Education

Brigham Young University
Bachelor of Science in Industrial Education with emphasis in Graphic Arts Technology & Printing Management
1990 - 1993
Dixie College
Associates of Science degree with emphasis in Graphic Arts
1988 - 1990

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InDesign
Photoshop
PDF
Illustrator
Editing
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