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Software & Hardware Experience
Software
   
  Adobe Photoshop CS; Image Ready; Extensis Portfolio Image Cataloging Software; Freehand; Adobe Illustrator; Adobe InDesign; QuarkXpress; PageMaker; Flightcheck; Extensis Preflight Pro; Adobe Acrobat; Acrobat Distiller; Stuffit Deluxe; Dreamweaver; BBEdit; Netscape; Internet Explorer; Fetch; Toast; Clarisworks; Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint; FileMaker Pro; Access Database
 
Hardware
   
  Computers:
Macintosh G-4 OSX; Macintosh G-4 OS 9.1 and prior; IBM, Dell & Gateway PCs Windows 98 & 2000
Digital Camera: Olympus C3000Zoom
Scanners: Agfa Drum Scanner; Agfa SnapScan; MagicScan/UMax Scanner
 
 
Career Experience
 
April 2003 to Present
Independent Graphic Designer

Current Clients include:
Creighton University, Omaha NE - Benefactor & Public Relations Events printed items
What Box? Creative, Charlotte, NC - Direct Mail Packages for National Clientele

 
Aug 1, 2000 to March 18, 2003
Union Pacific Railroad Company - Web site
1416 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68179
   
 
Position   Graphic Designer - Corporate Communications Media Technologies
Duties   Corporate Branding; Web site Design; Corporate Communications Graphics; Training and Support Materials; Powerpoint Presentations; PDF Documents
 
Feb 1998 to July 31, 2000
Physicians Mutual Insurance Co. - Web site
2600 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68131
   
 
Position   Graphic Designer - Customer Marketing
Duties   Design Advertising of Direct Mail Promotional Materials; Corporate Communications Graphics
 
Mar 1993 to Jan 1998
Tender Heart Treasures, Ltd. - Web site
10525 J Street
Omaha, NE 68127
   
 
Position   Advertising Design/Production Specialist
Duties   Manage all production aspects of catalog & advertising; Project & Production Scheduling; Vendor Negotiations, Quotations and Purchasing; Reconciliation of Advertising & Catalog costs & invoicing
   
 
Position   Catalog Production Manager
Duties   Responsible for the layout and production of catalog and advertising. Supervision of creative staff - 3 Mac Artists, 1 Photographer, 2 Photostylists; Prepared and administered performance appraisals
 
Sept 1991 to Mar 1993
Holigraphic Digital Film & Media Production House (Company closed)
8311 Spring Plaza
Omaha, Nebraska 68124
   
 
Position   Production Specialist
Duties   Digital Graphic File Output Production; Customer File trouble shooting and correction; Design; Image Scanning/Photo Retouch
 
1989 to 1991
Western Printing Company (Company closed)
10609 "I" Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68127
   
 
Position   Electronic Imaging & Design - January 1990 to September 1991
Duties   Prepress Editing of computer generated graphics files; Design on Macintosh IIcx; Purchasing of Imageset Services; Assist in Prepress - Camera & Stripping (Apprentice); Purchasing of Color Separation Services; Consultation with clients
   
 
Position   Estimator - June 1989 to February 1991
Duties   Determine production budget on all jobs; Factor all variables; Production sequences, Equipment parameters; Spread Sheet Lotus 123; Maintain estimate file, data base & directory; Consultation with Clients and Sales Representatives; General Office Backup - Customer Service, Reception Duties, Sales
 
1984 - 1987
Oriental Trading Company - Web site
4206 South 108th Street
Omaha, Nebraska 68134
   
 
Position   Supervisor Art Department
Duties   Development and production of catalogs and product fliers; Company Employee Communication/Social Graphics; Photo retouch with airbrush; Maintenance of approximately 3000 products picture files; Inventory control of all new samples - Handle approvals and changes to products and packaging with agents in Hong Kong and Taiwan; Showroom and trade show displays; Purchasing of printing, typesetting and camera services; Purchasing of all art department supplies
 
1973 - 1984
Northwestern Bell Telephone Company (Now known as Qwest Communications)
Omaha, Nebraska
   
 
Position   Graphic Artist, Graphics Department - 1979 to 1984
Duties   Corporate Communications Design; Marketing Support; Hand Lettering & Caligraphy; Forms Design; Company Signage; PMT Camera; Paste up & Mechanicals
   
 
Position   Senior Clerk, Disbursement Accounting - 1976 to 1979
Duties   Financial reports; Inventories; Special Studies and results; Retain records on company property; Processing vouchers
   
 
Position   Administrative Clerk, Revenue Accounting - 1974 to 1976
Duties   Balance daily cash for NE, SD, and ND; Locate and correct misapplied monies; Manually compile figures - 10 Key calculator; Microfiche; Key punch
   
 
Position   Platemaker, Administrative Services - 1973 to 1974
Duties   Make plates for offset presses; Miscellaneous Bindery, collating, padding, cutting; Quick print machines; Mail room
 
Corporate Events • Annual Reports • Brochures • Magazine and Catalog Design • Retail Advertising • Business-to-Business Advertising • Newspaper Advertising • Signage • Employee Communications • Newsletters • Typography • Direct Mail Marketing/Envelopes • Packaging • Posters • Manuals • Invitations • Logo Graphics • Postcard Marketing • Illustration • Web Sites • Billboards • Tradeshow • POP Displays

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Viki Anderson
Your resource for graphics & design on demand
with experience you can count on

2755 Read Street Omaha, NE 68112
(402) 960-1203 (cellphone)
e-mail me at: vikianderson@gmail.com

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