Senior Production Designer & Color Retoucher, with a proven track record for building expert mechanical artwork from approved creative comps while maintaining corporate brand guidelines. Able to mentor and raise the technical level of other production designers by establishing file preparation standards across many different media. • Expert color correction and retouching skills. • Expert pre press skills in all offset and digital mediums, enabling cost savings and keeping projects within budget. • Expert knowledge of the adobe software used to generate mechanical builds. • Extensive background working with internal and external clients. • Proven track record for seeking continued education on building files and techniques that increase efficiency of production designers promoting speed and accuracy with in the department. • Excellent design and typography skills when working with files while maintaining corporate branding. • Expert knowledge of the catalog building process. using the Easy Catalog plug in for Indesign to streamline processes and save cost in production and improve efficiencies. • Powerful skills in working with a wide variety of vendors in the graphics industry. • Extensive experience with press checks.