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Richard Weidner

Printing/Other

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Printing
Previous
  1. DG3 North America, Inc.,
  2. Progress Graphics,
  3. Gibson Greeting Cards
Education
  1. Pro Data, Inc.
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Pro Data, Inc.

Pro Data, Inc.

Graphic and Web Design

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Background

Summary

My background is in printing as a desktop operator preparing files for print. I have computer skills and experience in problem solving, multitasking, organizing and prioritizing work. Desktop work requires many skills including quality awareness and attention to detail. I am seeking work in other fields and believe my skills are useful and want to learn new skills.

Experience

Desktop Operator

DG3 North America, Inc.
(11 years 3 months)100 Burma Road, Jersey City, New Jersey

Workflow was mainly commercial and financial print media. Work on PC/Mac platforms to build and update client documents. Build templates for proofs and plate. Output to various proofing devices and/or plate. Preflight client files as needed. Troubleshoot problem files. Coordinate with production department to resolve issues.

Desktop Operator/Preflight/Film Output

Progress Graphics
(3 years 2 months)418 Summit Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey (Business Closed)

Build and update client files, check to template, create imposition if needed, output proofs and check to client mechanical. Preflight client files, report and/or fix errors. Rip and trap files on Scitex workstations. Check trap and QC file. Output to imagesetters, check and prepare film.

Merchandiser

Gibson Greeting Cards
(10 months)Jersey City, NJ

Merchandised greeting cards at a retail outlet: order and stock cards, gift wraps, toys and miscellaneous, display seasonal items, take inventory, setup and maintain special displays and promotional items. Worked here while attending school.

Route Driver

Appetito Provisions
(2 years 7 months)Union City, N.J.

Sort and prepare items and invoices for delivery. Plan route destinations via map and/or delivery time, keep accurate track of bills, invoices and C.O.D.

Skills

  • Digital Printing
  • Quark
  • InDesign
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Pitstop
  • Quite Imposing
  • MS Word
  • Hagen
  • Logic
  • Prinect SignaStation
  • Prinect Cockpit
  • Brisque
  • Scitex Dolev
  • Kodak Approval
  • Driver/Delivery
  • Merchandiser
  • Mac/PC
  • Cubase
  • Proof
  • Pre-press
  • QuarkXPress
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Education

Pro Data, Inc.

Certificate 2011, Graphic and Web Design

I completed training in graphic and web design. I received instruction in HTML, Dreamweaver and Flash and expanded on my skills in Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign to include production and design techniques.

Hudson County Schools of Technology

Certificate 1996, Desktop Publishing/Prepress Program

Received instruction in the use of computer programs for publishing and the graphic arts. Programs included Quark, Illustrator and Photoshop. Also instructed in general principals of printing and the graphic arts

Thomas Edison State College

Associate of Art-General Studies, CLEP Testing

Earned credits needed for a degree

Saint Peter's College

Completed 2 years. Majored in Chemistry.

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