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Ben 2009 Resume Screen Res

  1. 1. Ben Foster • M: 0410 355 995 • E: SKILLS • Adobe CS 3/4 advanced • Logo Design • Mac Platform • Adobe Acrobat advanced • Imposition & pagination • PC Platform • Intermediate HTML & Flash • Microsoft Office Suite advanced • Direct Mail Setup • Quark (Word, Power point & Excel) • Digital Photography • Corporate branding • Web File preparation • Colour correction • Concept visualisation • Die forms and knife design • Large format Printing • Basic web site design • Sketching and illustration • Ornamental Design EMPLOYMENT HISTORY 2005-2009 • Graphic designer • Dashing Print, North Sydney • Design of a diverse variety of material for offset and digital print including advertisements, stationary, marketing material, POS displays, packaging, promotional material and Direct marketing mail • Design work for a large customer base from corporate accounts to small business jobs • Pre-press and conversion of files to varying print methods • Customer care and account ,management • Large Format printing and file preparation 2003-2005 • Graphic designer • Fedex Kinkos, North Sydney • Desktop publishing and graphic design for a diverse client range • Operations management of a busy digital print room floor • Maintaining quality standards and deadline management 2001–2003 • NSW Operations Coordinator • Toll Priority CBD, Sydney • Formulation, design and implementation of client reporting and procedure manuals • Active role in merging Mayne Logistics Mailrooms and DX Mailrooms in aspects of bench marking operations, merging invoice and payroll processes to form Toll Mailrooms • Day to day operations management and administration for 40+ staff members at 9 locations • Client list included: David Jones, Ernst & Young, Lend Lease, Aussie Home loans EDUCATION • 2007 3M Colour Management • 1998 Graphic Design, Finished Art Certificate • 1997 Fine Arts Certificate • 1996 Land & Environment Action Project REFERENCES Dashing Print - Russell Kavnat - BDO and Partner - 0404 017 017 Graphic Designer - Louise Sawilejskij - 0405 132 981
  2. 2. Client: Client info: A newly formed consulting firm looking to establish a market share in Sydney in the executive consulting market. The brief:: Create a base brand image for ugm consulting including business cards, With compliments slips and an approximate 8-12 page marketing brochure which outlines the companies personnel, credentials and services. Details: Cover was printed 4 colour on 280gsm semi gloss Inside pages printed 4 colour on 210gsm semi gloss Business Cards printed 4 colour double sided on 300gsm matte with a matte cello glaze With compliments slip printed 4 colour on 170gsm matte STRATEGY DESIGN AND FACILITATION STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION ATEGY IMPLEMENTATION Y LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: TOP EXECUTIVE & HIGH POTENTIALS ME CHANGE MANAGEMENT CHA ALIGNMENT OF ORGANISATIONAL CULTURE T INNOVATION TALENT MANAGEMENT ALE UGM Consulting Pty Ltd 92 Pacific Highway GPO Box 314 North North Sydney NSW 2059 r rt Australia Tel: +61 2 9964 9861 Dr Margaret Byrne Mob: +61 413 315 500 MA, PhD Principal Consultant ant w UGM Consulting Pty Ltd 92 Pacific Highway GPO Box 314 North Sydney NSW 2059 Australia Grant Robertson Tel: +61 2 9964 9861 MBA, MEC Principal Consultant Contact Us UGM Consulting Pty Ltd 92 Pacific Highway GPO Box 314 North Sydney NSW 2059 Australia Telephone: +61 2 99649861 Email: Website:
  3. 3. Client: Client info: A specialist recruiting practise focusing on executive positions in Sydney and Melbourne. The brief:: Design a promotional pack which includes personnel profiles, department profiles and a company background report. Oryx people maintain an image of being locally based with global affiliation this needs to be reflected in the design. A custom printed die cut folder was designed to complete the pack. Details: Folders printed 2 colour on 300gsm semi gloss Personnel cards printed 4 colour on 250gsm semi gloss Department profiles printed 4 colour on 140gsm silk art Recruitment Methodology Oryx People Assignment Brief Shortlist Presentation to Client Getting to know you Written summary & resume Understanding your business Client selection Company culture Candidate interviews booked where applicable Business dynamics & environment Position brief/job description including salary and benefits Client & Candidate Interviews Selection of most suitable recruitment strategy Face to face interviews, conducted at your convenience Position profiling Benchmarking Candidate Background Validation Verbal reference checking Sourcing of Candidates Criminal record check (optional) Comprehensive database search Qualification check (optional) Online job websites Print media Post Interview Client & Candidate Liaison Referrals Client feedback on candidates Tertiary institutions & business colleges Feedback sought from all candidates Search or selection Client & candidate debrief Industry based affiliations Notification of all unsuccessful candidates Candidate Screening (phone) Confirmation of Placement Evaluation of resume against job brief Formal job offers made on your behalf Core competency identification Confirmation & acceptance by candidate to Oryx People Candidate expectation vs. assignment criteria Resignation and commencement date set Candidate Interviewing Confirm commencement details Understanding our candidates First day service checks Background & interests Ongoing client communication Culture fit Replacement guarantee Work experience Commercial attributes Skills identification Interpersonal skills Candidate salary expectations Behavioural & competency based interviewing Specific position overview Oryx People Melbourne Oryx People Sydney Level 3, 480 Collins Street Level 6, 99 Walker Street Melbourne VIC 3000 North Sydney NSW 2060 Tel +61 (0)3 8610 6250 Tel +61 (0)2 9954 3943 Oryx People is a member of the RCSA Fax +61 (0)3 8610 6334 Fax +61 (0)2 9964 9993
  4. 4. Client: Adam’s fifth birthday, Enhanced Learning, MLC, Various business cards, Quiksilver Client Info: Clients are as diverse as there needs. Throughout my graphic design career I have worked with large advertising firms right down to sole operators and personal jobs. Displayed here are images from a variety of different clients. The brief: Some clients know exactly what they want, others just have the spark of an idea. Helping clients to realise there goals is integral to a successful brief. The briefs for the images on this page are listed in clockwise order from the top image. • Adam’s 5th birthday invitation • Promotional Post it pad to do list • CD cover to be distributed to financial advisers includes CD label of similar design • Small collection of business card designs • Quiksilver & Roxy Surf brand gift card sleeves