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Andrew Newman

Graphic Artist

Long Branch, NJ, USA
732-546-7253
Get paid to work + Work to support yourself + Support yourself to live + Live to have fun = Get paid to have fun.
Work Experience
Secaucus, NJ, USA
Aug 2007Present
Graphic and Production Artist
• Designing graphics to be used in trade show environments from conception to production.

• Quality checking client supplied art files for proper size, resolution, color, bleed, safe areas, and fonts before production.

• Correcting layouts or drawing attention to concerns with client supplied art files.

• Maintaining the efficient and timely workflow of all assigned jobs that come through the art department by meeting tight deadlines.

• Producing large scale graphics which include printing, laminating, tiling, cutting, and finishing for banner stands, pop-up displays, truss covers, welcome signs, and other various applications.

• Creating CAD drawings of exhibit designs to be used for accurate assembly, dismantle, part and piece count, structural integrity, and pricing.

• Create 3D rendered illustrations of exhibit designs for presentation, client review, and approval.
• Designing in-house graphics and documents to be used as promotional material, lead forms, marketing collateral, and sales tools.
New York, NY, USA
Aug 2006Oct 2007
Graphic Designer
• Created visuals to accompany the articles published in the magazine from the idea stage to the final art used for publication.
• Responded to the direction of the editor and made adjustments to the layouts as needed to meet tight deadlines.
• Retouched photographs to be used in conjunction with articles.
Lakewood, NJ, USA
Feb 2006Aug 2007
Prepress Technician
• Pre-flighting, quality checking, and correcting digital files from clients.
• Maintained the efficient and timely workflow of finished plates for press; from the digital file to the final print.
• Organized the filing of plates, negatives, and digital files into the archival system for easy future reference and retrieval.
• Gained hands on experience of the full flexo print production process.
Education
Glassboro, NJ, USA
Sep 1998Dec 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts
Graduated with Cum Laude honors.
Languages
 
English (Native)
Skills
 
graphic design, photo manipulation, Adobe Indesign, Photography, digital photography, Adobe Acrobat, Photo compositing, Strata Design 3D CX, IronCAD, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop