I am a self-motivated, experienced, and professional person with high degrees of skill in Typesetting, layout, and design, with exceptional Mac skills and an eye for detail. I have over 11 years experience of working in design and publishing roles.
InDesign and QuarkXPress I have used Adobe InDesign and Quark for many years, PhotoShop I am a skilled PS operator, Adobe Illustrator Logo design and illustration, feature displays, graphs, flow diagrams, maps, and page devices, Acrobat Ability to create press ready images, (spot, CMYK, separated, composite or greyscale), or for digital use, Dreamweaver and Flash, I have developed web sites using Dreamweaver, and Flash, I am keen to develop these skills further, Other skills, Microsoft Office, Customer care, Creative skills, Design, Typesetting, Deadlines, Eye for detail, Picture research, Production management, Problem solving, Photography, Training and development, Office skills
For the last 5 years I have been employed as the Senior artworker for the British Medical Journal (BMJ). I have been integral to the design development and layout of the BMJ. I have maintained and managed the inDesign Templates, and have developed a robust xml copy import structure, which I have mapped and styled within InDesign, I have continued in this role to grow my experience with Adobe Illustrator, for Logo design and illustration, feature displays, graphs, flow diagrams, maps, and page devices. I am confident at correcting or manipulating ESP files from other sources, I have very good Photoshop skills, I can re-touch images, and manipulate them for best effect. I am confident at colour correction, I have been solely responsible for the design and layout of the monthly Student BMJ (sBMJ) since September 2007., In other companies I have worked as, Production Editor, DTP operator, Typesetter, and general Mac operator
HND Multimedia Design (Merit), BTEC Audio Visual Design (Merit), Training Courses InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, [advanced courses], Portrait photography, LOCN Credited Dreamweaver, Flash and InDesign, A'Level English Lan/Lit, City & Guilds (HTML) Web Design