My name is Ronald Sturgess and I have over a decade of experience in printing, reprographics, design, pre-press and digital imaging. I am proficient in Mac and PC desktop publishing programs such as Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Acrobat, Freehand and Illustrator as well as InDesign. I possess an extensive understanding of color separation and color manipulation and management. I also have quite a bit of PC knowledge including the ability to troubleshoot and solve digital hardware and software problems quickly and efficiently. I work well with others or individually. I have commendable customer service skills and possess all of the copy/design/layout/production/prepress/management skills necessary to do an excellent job in a variety of areas. I have the ability to learn quickly combined with strong organizational skills. I work well under daily deadline pressure or in planning and carrying out long term projects. I know your organization seeks only the brightest and most creative for its team. I also know that I have the training and ability it takes to produce excellent work. My degree in graphic design and my ten years of real world experience have taught me how to bring ideas to life on time and under budget. The enclosed resume elaborates on the details of my skills and experience. I'd appreciate the chance to meet with you to discuss how I could be a vital part of your operation. You may reach me at the telephone number or e-mail address. Thank you for your consideration. I look forward to talking with you. Sincerely, Ronald Sturgess
Biography: Ronald Sturgess OBJECTIVE To acquire a position utilizing my experience and knowledge in Graphic arts, pre-press, and print production techniques. EMPLOYMENT 2004- 2006 Pitney Bowes Management Service Supervisor •Responsible for a staff of eight employees •Supervised the daily activities of the copy center personnel •Assisted the client with all design and marketing assignments •Directed workflow and assigned all pertinent duties within the copy center •Responsible for and directed all aspects of copy center production •Implemented the goals of both Pitney Bowes and Bell, Boyd, & Lloyd 2003-2004 FedEx Kinko’s Inc. Senior Technology Specialist •Responsible for resolving all technical issues with equipment for production •Assisted customers as necessary with complex technical issue. •Created and printed all jobs in the Sign Department •Responsible for all e-mail and electronic print jobs •Maintained all equipment and supplies •Responsible for software/hardware replacements and upgrades 2000-2003 Best Imaging Solutions Digital Supervisor •Supervised all print production, personnel and equipment •Managed and maintained all aspects of operation related to production •Achieved and maintained a level of expertise on a variety of equipment. •Directed color correction and color management process and workflow 1999-2000 Building Officials Code Administrators Curriculum Developer •Developed educational material for building official code administrators •Created on-line learning aid and developed courses in different fields of study •Created animated presentations and interactive work material for Instructors 1996-2000 CopyMax Desktop Publishing Supervisor •Supervised and trained all desktop publishers •Created, designed, and facilitated digital printing for OfficeMax customers •Consulted with and designed a variety of materials for customers. •Administered computer network and equipment. •Archive all pertinent files maintained network and equipment EDUCATION 1994-1996 Associates Degree in Graphic Art and Design, Robert Morris College 2005-2008 Bachelors Degree in Visual Communication, Robert Morris College
Country: United States
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