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VALERIE WOOD

8274 Esper
Detroit, Michigan 48204
Phone: 313/719-8139
Email: valeriewd1@gmail.com

CAREER SUMMARY
A highly motivated artist and web designer with over 13 years of successful experience. Expertise in
Graphic Design, Prepress Layout and Web Authoring. Ability to maintain and update a company’s
marketing inventory as industry and trends evolve. Demonstrated confidence in problem solving,
teamwork and attention to detail. Communicate effectively with teams organizing and scheduling
projects. Reputation for personal integrity and hard work ethic.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
MRM Worldwide Marketing Agency, Birmingham, MI December 2009

Freelance ActionScript 3.0 Web Developer
Team collaboration.
Decipher legacy files.
Update and create new coding.
Push-out new and update Flash ActionScript email banners.

GENERAL MOTORS, Milford, MI September 2009- Present

Technical Editor
Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.

GENERAL MOTORS, Romulus, MI 2006-2009

Documentation, Publisher and Planner / Web Developer
Designed user guide manuals for web in HTML, CSS, ActionScript 3.0, JavaScript and Flash formats.
Developed high-end illustrations using Adobe Creative Suite.
Created and maintained directories that were uploaded to FTP server.
Showed supervisors the need to upgrade software, the results were productivity increased over 40
percent in three months.
Working knowledge of PHP and MySQL using issues database on a weekly basis.
Administer the creative direction of documentation deliverables that contained the use of e-commerce
and shopping cart integration.
Oversee that replicator produced, encrypt and shipped deliverables accurately and on time.

TRW AUTOMOTIVE, Livonia, MI 1998-2006

Graphic Design/Desktop Publisher
Designed posters and multi-page brochures for company events using Adobe Creative Suite, HTML
and CSS.
Layout articles and photographs for “Automotive Dynamics,” a four-color employee
magazine consisting of 20 pages. This magazine layout was also designed for the

Operated scanners and Linotype Imagesetters on a daily basis. Major.Web Development PennFoster College. where productivity improved 50 percent over eight months. Responsible for building a weekly automobile book. projected completion 2010 . ENTERTAINMENT PUBLICATIONS. INC. Detroit. NORTH AMERICAN GRAPHICS. that ranged from 80-120 pages.Painting College for Creative Studies. Major . and theater program booklets. MI 5/4/92-9/3/92 Keylining .TRW Automotive website. TRADER PUBLISHING COMPANY. MI 1996-1998 Typesetter/Graphic Designer Designed and layout commercial ads for weekly construction magazine. brochures. MI 1984-1989 Associates Degree. labels prepared for Flexographic Platemaking. Keylined and proofread advertising display.. Troy. Worked on special projects such as: Wayne County Directory. MI 1993-1996 Production Artist/Proofreader Scanned photo prints and film.IT. Trained and supervised keylining staff that included 16 individuals.Temporary Position EDUCATION Bachelors of Fine Arts Degree. Detroit. Livonia.