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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

The ARPAC GROUP

Schiller Park, IL

Senior Multimedia Designer (Linkedin)

(8/02 Present)

Video and Photography

Photograph machines, new applications, products, events for various media output:
- marketing/training materials and website
- Maintain and backup photo archive
- collect and update media in PowerPoints
- videotape and photograph demo runs for customer checkouts


Marketing Collateral

- maintain inventory of brochures
- keep all brochures updated and work with sales and engineering to develop design and content for new brochures, flyers and advertising
- Implement changes to company website information
- create powerpoint presentations for sales group, for training presentations
- create posters, flyers, powerpoints and banners for distributors
- maintain backup database for marketing department
- create 2D and 3D graphics for company brochures, advertisement, mailers, tradeshows, etc.
- prepare content for various power points, brochures, mailers, etc.

 

Training Collateral

- maintain and update library of training courses
- work with sales and engineering to create new training courses

 

Literature Fulfillment

- handle all incoming requests for literature and video fulfillment: including brochures, videos, photographs, logos, and promotional items
- assist with large maiilngs
- preparing and shipping out various brochure and CD mailings for training, meetings, etc requested by customers, distributors and salesmen

 

Website

- update all content and images on website
- design and update company internal website
- create banner adverts for search engines
- create and maintain websites for joint ventures
- create small website projects like video libraries or website look for speciffic customers

 

Event Support

- help photograph events
- create awards for events: supplier conferences, sales meetings
- create artwork for trade shows

 

Sales/Documentation
& Engineering Support

- create 3D illustrations and animations for sales proposal presentations
- creating 2D and 3D animations and visual aids of machine prototypes, control panels, for training and proposals

 

 

Multimedia / Graphic Designer

(5/00 8/02)

      Created and produced computer-based training CDs for shrink packaging and corrugated packaging systems by incorporating text, photos, videos, 3D graphics, and animations.

      Created 2D and 3D illustrations and animations for sales, training and marketing.

      Assisted engineering to create sub-assembly drawings as required.

      Took machine photos for use in training and documentation manuals.

      Maintained backup database for manuals and training.

      Performed clerical duties such as: assemble training manuals, producing vendor information packages and copying documents.

CAD Operator

(6/98 5/00)

      Cleaned and created mechanical assembly drawings for manuals.

      Prepared layout drawings.

      Created 3D illustrations of packaging machines for training.

      Created 3D schematic drawings of machine operation for sales and marketing.

Rubenstein & Associates, P.C.

Chicago, IL

Legal Secretary

(6/95 6/98)

      Coordinated computer purchase and maintenance.

      Translated/interpreted for teleconferences, office meetings, depositions and arbitration hearings.

RACO

Chicago, IL

Answering Service Operator / Salesperson

(6/94 6/95)

      Operated telephone switchboard for professional answering service.

      Collected advertisement for publication in community newspaper.

Ricchio & Ricchio Architects

Chicago, IL

Drafter / CAD Operator

(7/94 9/94)

      Summer internship for talented High School students: developed skills in drafting and architecture.

      Measured ground elevation for future building construction and reproduced data on the computer.

      Checked architectural drawing plans, helped with interior design.

EDUCATION:

Triton College Chicago, IL

      Visual Communications

(Fall/02 05)

Oakton Community College Chicago, IL

      Graphic Design & Multimedia

      Drafting, architecture, AutoCAD

(Spring/00 Fall/02)

(Fall/96 Spring/00)

Wilbur Wright College Chicago, IL

      Drafting, architecture, AutoCAD

(6/95 8/96)

Steinmetz High School Chicago, IL

(Graduated 6/95)

 

Technikum Budowlane Gdansk, Poland

(9/90 6/93)

SKILLS:

 

Languages

      Fluent in English and Polish

Computer Languages and Software Skills

     Animation, Multimedia and Graphics:  3D Studio Max, Poser, Macromedia Director, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Painter, Google SketchUp.

      Document Layout Programs: Quark Xpress

      Computer-Aided Drafting: AutoCAD.

      Microsoft Products: Microsoft Word, Excel.

      PC and MAC experience

Last updated: 2009