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Tony Smith | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 24, 2014

Tony Smith

Professional Production Artist
   United States
  |   Monticello, MN
  |  10:12 am Local Time

Overview

I have nearly 25 yard experience in the packaging graphics industry, currently, as a Production Artist & Brand Lead, in addition to building the files, I am responsible to:
- Develop easy to use build and style guides.
- Create Mater Art Elements to ensure constancy across a brand.
- Assist in the development of written procedures as new clients and projects are added.

From working on press at the beginning of my career to my current positions a Production Artist. My experience includes 5 years as a Graphics Manager at a Flexographic press...

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Portfolio

Received design files that were flattened 4C Photoshop files of the PDP only. Files...
Designed the PDP Back panel was recreated to match their existing art.
Recreated the copy and Gremlin icon from a small scrap of printed material. Step and...
Pencil drawing, scanned, minimal touch up in Photoshop, colorized in Illustrator I...
All Illustrator, drawn for fun.
All Illustrator, drawn for fun. Had a head fill of perspective i guess.
Abstract in Illustrator, drawn for fun. Scanned from my note pad after a long, long...
All Illustrator, drawn for for a science project for my daughter.

Skills (8)

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Production Art
Flexo
PrePress

Employment

Southern Graphic Systems
Production Artist
2010 - Present
Performs digital page layout functions (Electronic Keylining) using desktop software applications. Review job ticket instructions to determine requirements of job production. Use required...
Southern Graphic Systems
Project Manager
2001 - 2010
Primarily managed wide web Flexo projects from Design through Production Art and Pre-Press. Working closely with designers, printers and packing companies on the customers behalf. Specialized in...
Colorbrite
On Site Graphics Manager
1998 - 2001
Manage the graphics department for our client. Formulate and establish departmental procedures. Determine workflow and prioritize work for others in the department. Train others in the...
Pac One
Graphics Manager
1995 - 1998
Duties were the same as On Site Graphics Manager listed above but I was employed by PAC One.
WestPac / Pac One
Press Assistant
1992 - 1995
Set up and clean presses. Prep plate cylinders for press. Set up gravure coater station. Assist operator during press runs. Train new helpers. Daily machine, and shop maintenance

Education

North Hennepin Tech College
Diploma
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