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Krista Timberlake
760 547 4979

Advertising, brochure, annual report, letterhead, logo, graphic and web design, art direction and production art, commissioned drawings, paintings and prints. Clients include: Pernod Ricard, Swiss Army, The Upper Deck Company, Pepsi, Subway, Nestle Waters, Heineken, Gevalia, Catapult Marketing, Ryan Partnership, El Camino Bike Shop, Altered Esthetics, City of Carlsbad, City of Oceanside, Anita's Restaurant, Callipygian Cycles, UzoMa Gallery, Capita Foundation, Pacific Coast Cycles, Choy Lai Fut Kung Fu, Mary Ann’s Bijou, KneadEd Massage Therapy, G-III Sports, Outthink, LLC.
GRAPHIC DESIGNER/SENIOR ARTIST, The Upper Deck Company, Carlsbad, CA 1/00-
Design and construction of sports and entertainment trading cards, packaging & advertising, from initial written concept through final print stage. Build InDesign & Photoshop templates for production, perform color corrections, image retouching and reformatting, digital wrapping of vector art, masking. Create 3-D mockups for advertising and web ads. Prepare files and layouts for a variety of external vendors, customize workflows for unique printing jobs. Meet & work on a daily basis with designers, copy & photo editors, marketing, organized game play, quality control & production staff. Chosen as leader to handle all rush jobs and special premiums.
LEAD MAC OPERATOR, Vertis Communications, North Haven CT 1/07-1/08
Advertising, marketing, direct mail, packaging, retail POP, catalog and large format design and file preparation for corporate and individual clients. Performed color corrections, image retouching and reformatting, digital wrapping of vector art, masking, file assembly, trapping, type and image edits, proof and file output. Creative concept and print production execution in a fast paced prepress environment. Worked on-site at multiple client ad agencies, handling design and production overflow.
MAC PRODUCTION ARTIST, The Upper Deck Company, Carlsbad, CA 4/99 - 1/00
Consistently cited with one of the lowest error rates and quickest rates of production in the department, demonstrating extreme attention to detail on a variety of complicated designs. Color correction, photo masking, type setting and correction. Electronic stripping of InDesign layouts, file output to PDF, proof and film.
PREPRESS PRODUCTION COORDINATOR, The Upper Deck Company, Carlsbad, CA 2/96 - 4/99
Implemented and oversaw departmental budget that tracked and accounted for all current work and material expenditures. Coordinated all aspects of organizing, tracking and production of thousands of individual jobs weekly for over half of the in-house work. Tracked proof & PDF approvals for cards and packaging, type and photo changes, total number of cards produced and deliverables to Prepress from 5 other departments. Met and communicated with designers, managers, sports leagues, writers, photographers, marketing personnel, outside vendors, pressmen, and quality control and production staff.
Software & Programs
Photoshop CS5 Illustrator CS5 InDesign CS5
Flash CS4 Quark XPress 7 Dreamweaver CS4
HTML Acrobat Pro 9 Microsoft Office
CSS Fireworks CS4 GoLive CS3
  Kodak Prinergy  
Shows & Galleries
El Camino Bike Shop, Encinitas CA
Old California Coffee House, San Marcos, CA
Bike Art III, Altered Esthetics, Minneapolis MN
Bike Summer, Fuel Coffee House, New Haven CT
Bike Art, Art Bikes, UzoMa Gallery, Louisville KY
Haymarket Café, Northampton MA
Cafe DiCarlo, Amherst MA
Cannon Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
St. Germaine's Cafe, Encinitas, CA


B.F.A. Painting - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, 1993
Savannah College of Art & Design, Savannah, GA 1989-1991

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