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CJMcGorey-Resume 2016


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CJMcGorey-Resume 2016

  1. 1. Chris J. McGorey 42055 Cherrylawn Ct. • Canton, Michigan 48187 • 734-664-3567 • Graphic specialist ­— Creative, effective graphic designer and production artist for a wide range of projects, concept to completion. Resourceful art director for magazines, books, and other publications. Excels at large projects such as catalogs and directories, with design, organization, and proofreading skills needed to get the job done accurately and within deadline. Extensive InDesign usage, expert skills in Quark Xpress, solid Photoshop and Illustrator experience. Skills • Ad design • Art direction • Brochure design • Catalog design • Graphic Production • Project management • Proofreading • Typesetting • Copy writing • Editing • Pre-press • Scanning • Image optimization • Web content management • Mac and PC platforms Software • InDesign • QuarkXpress • FreeHand • Photoshop • Illustrator • Flash • Pagemaker • Acrobat • Microsoft Word • Microsoft Publisher • Microsoft Excel • Microsoft Powerpoint • Mathtype • Ftp Software • Flight Check Employment — Contract/Temp Foresters (2011–present) Toronto, CA • Content manager for online member services, newsletter coordinator. R.J. Conlin (2008–2016) Ann Arbor, MI • Graphic production for GM Performance Parts catalog, Photoshop retouch. Hayden-McNeil Publishing (2004–2011) Plymouth, MI • Graphic production of college level textbooks and lab manuals, including typesetting, image optimization, and math equations Save on Everything (2009) Troy, MI • Graphic design and production for retail business advertising magazines. Campbell-Ewald (2008) Warren, MI • Graphic production of ads, collateral and catalog materials for clients including: Chrysler, Chevrolet, U.S. Mint, Carhartt, and Michelin. Event Solutions International (2008)Rochester Hills, MI • Design and production of collateral materials for Detroit Diesel “Overhaul” product line, including brochures, posters, program guide, counter mat insert, cover letter Hart Associates (2007/2008) Maumee, Ohio • Graphic design and production for ad agency DP and Company (2007) Farmington Hills, MI • Graphic production of Ford Racing Parts catalog, Photoshop retouch Phire Branding Company (2007/2008) Ann Arbor, MI • Graphic design and production of entertainment event brochures and collateral Rocket Studios/Latcha & Associates (2004-2006) Farmington Hills, MI • Graphic production of Ford and Lincoln-Mercury catalog materials Marcom, Incorporated (2006) Sylvan Lake, MI • Member of graphic design and production team for GM Fleet catalog Employment — Full Time Society of Manufacturing Engineers (2001– 2003) Dearborn, MI • Senior graphic designer. Scott Publications (1992– 2001) Livonia, MI • Design and production on books, calendars and other projects • Art Director for magazines, page layout, cover design, ad design, proofreading Education Schoolcraft College Post-Associate Certificate, Computer Graphics Technology Henry Ford Community College Associate in Arts Degree, Graphic Design College for Creative Studies • Schoolcraft College Various courses, including Copywriting, Flash, and Web Design