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					                                              LIN DA G IBSO N
                                      8365 Cortina Circle, Roseville, CA 95678
                                      (916) 580-4323 •


                  I am a Graphic Designer with extensive experience in the printing field. My experience
                  also includes marketing, management, web design and video skills. I work equally as
                  well independently and in group settings in both creative and production arenas.

                                         SOFTWARE EXPERIENCE

                   Adobe Illustrator            Adobe Fireworks              Microsoft Word
                   Adobe Photoshop              Adobe InDesign               Microsoft Powerpoint
                   Adobe Dreamweaver            Microsoft Excel              Final Cut Pro

                             (graphic portfolio may be viewed at

                                               WORK HISTORY

January 2010 to Current: North American Bear Center, Ely, MN
  Volunteer – Creation of highlight videos of research bears, creation of graphics and ringtones for members & fans.

January 2009 to July 2009: Fresh Organics, Rocklin, CA
  Graphic Designer / Marketing Assistant – New product development, design of labels and packaging, marketing
  materials and packages, creation of mock-ups, advertising programs, web development and design, and all
  graphic work required in house.
November 2007 to January 2009: Organic Bath Company, Auburn, CA
  Graphic Designer / Marketing Assistant – Product organization and development, label design, packaging and
  marketing, prototype creation and construction, advertisement design, sell sheets, assistance in marketing
  concepts and strategies. Helped prepare and attend marketing trade shows for product exposure.
2006 to 2007: The Bead Fetish/Ocean View Imports, Sacramento, CA
  Website Design / Ecommerce Store Management – Creation and management of retail and wholesale
  websites, sales representative for retail and wholesale online stores, managing of e-commerce stores, content
  management and updating website to reflect constant flow of new product.
1999 to 2007: Dakini Visions Web Design
  Website Design – Creation and/or taking over and maintaining websites for several companies including
  photography services.
June 2004 to July 2006: Signature Press, Sacramento, CA
  Assistant Production Manager / Office Manager – Combination position in a medium sized commercial printing
  establishment. As assistant production manager, duties included scheduling, troubleshooting, press checks,
  assisting in planning pre-press, printing, bindery and delivery schedules. As office manager, duties included
  customer service, receptionist, invoicing, creating work dockets and inventory control. Various additional duties
  included website alterations, document and template creation for streamlining and efficiency purposes, occasional
  re-working of customer's artwork, double checking proofs before printing, computer technical assistance,
  organization and backup of office computer data.
1998 to 2002: Sacramento, CA
  Dakini Beads and Jewelry - Built and maintained extensive jewelry and bead e-commerce websites. Traveled the
  Western United States selling beads and jewelry, both retail and wholesale at stores, trade shows and craft shows.
  Utilized the internet as a tool for sales through websites, marketing and eBay.
  Mayhew Deli - Purchased and operated this mid sized deli from 1998 until 2001, staffing 10-12 employees.
1993 to 1998: Kramer Carton Company, Sacramento, CA
  Pre-press Technician / Assistant Supervisor - Lithographic negative assembly for a high-end Four Color
  Printing house specializing in folding boxes. Job duties include negative assembly (stripping film), composing and
  plating. As Assistant Supervisor job duties included production meeting and job planning.
1982 to 1993: Extensive printing / Production Management / Foreman / Pre-press Technician positions

                              Personal and Work References Provided Upon Request

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