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CARLOS CUMMINS

1366 NEW YORK AVE BROOKLYN N.Y. 11210


Tel. 347-282-6854
Email: cstar9@optonline.net

Skills, Software & Hardware


•Experienced in print production, pre-press layout and typesetting and comping.
•Experienced in Digital Archiving (iView MediaPro/Cumulus/Portfolio) and various backup programs.
•Experienced in OS X 10.0-10.6 Windows XP/vista, 2000, 98.
•Repair, upgrade, setup and optimization of all models of Apple computers.
•Document layout, photo-retouching, color correction of digital images.
• 10+ years experience in QuarkXpress Adobe software, font management software.
• 8+ years experience in all Adobe CS series, Photoshop 6-7, Indesign, Adobe Illustrator.
•Adobe Acrobat™ and PDF Print Format, Tiff-it and related output.
•Various font management programs (3/4), MS Office™/Entourage Mail/Outlook express/Filemaker Pro.

•Experience Pressman on Indigo E-Print 1000 Press, Heidelberg DI offset printing press.
•Trained in Israel on Indigo digital press, Certified Engineer
•Fiery/Cyclone/EFI/ONYX and various RIP models, Imaging Computers.
•Repair of digital presses and printers, color copiers, computers and laser printers
•Experience in troubleshooting & repair of Apple/PC computers, AppleTalk/ TCP/IP networks.
•Hp5000/6100z large format inkjet printers. And various wide format printers
•maintaince and repair, calibration of Xerox5000/8000/700 digital press
•Basic web design in dreamweaver and flash
Experience
1/05-11/1/09 Oglivy and mather
•Presentation artist
•Preflight and repair all files for printing
•Setup workflow system for printing
•Color calibrate all HP &Xerox printers
•Keep track and order all inventory for printing dept
•IT services on both Mac and pc workstations
•Instruct operators in workflow and job output

3/15/04-12/15/04: Macys East (Temp) NYC/NY


Digital Archive librarian/Help Desk
• Organize and preflight scanned and digital photography for art dept.
• Arrange/add notation and archive files in Cumulus database.
• Assist with Mac helpdesk operations.

2002-9/2004: Ross Ellis (Temp) Irving Place NYC/NY

Graphics Production Coordinator


• Preflight all customer files.
• Correct layout, type, and color correct or convert images.
• Place all files in Quark templates
• Send out proofs and correct according to customer specifications
• Set up documents for high quality printing.
• Convert into Adobe Acrobat PDF document for print.
• Archive and Backup customer layouts/ digital images and font files.
• IT services on all Mac/pc computers

2001-2003: Freelance Projects


Broadway Auto Driving School & Insurance Harlem/New York
• Create forms for driving instruction and insurance work sheets for new customers.
• Design logos and forms for insurance broker and driving school.
• Oversee all printing for the company, both in-house and to vendors.
• Design and maintain company website.
• Setup, upgrade, repair and maintain Computers and network for the office.
• Create and maintain database for driving school.
• Organize daily work schedule for office staff.
• Archive and Backup customer insurance forms and records pdf files (iView MediaPro).
• IT services on both Mac and pc workstations

1997-2001
Europadisk 24-02 Queens Plaza South LIC N.Y.
Graphics/Print Production Manager
• Oversee all printing for company, including film output for cd labels and offset printing.
• Design graphics for customer’s cd labels, inserts and cassettes.
• Preflight and setup submitted artwork for print.
• Oversee graphic production staff and all printing and finishing personnel.
• Setup, upgrade, repair and maintain computers for the office.
• Maintain Filemaker Pro database.
• Responsible for all billing and equipment purchases for graphics department.
• Archive and Backup customer fonts images and layout files (Portfolio).
• IT services on both Mac and pc workstations

1996-1997
Eye 4 Media
Graphics/Print Production (Temp) New York, New York
• Color correct and layout in house digital photography shots.
• Retouch and layout submitted artwork and digital files.
• Repair and maintain all graphics workstations.
• Setup, upgrade, repair and maintain computers for the office.
• Archive and Backup customer layout, Scans and Digital images files (iView Media).

1994-1996
Big Apple Color & Graphics
Digital Press Operator/Pre-press Operator/Engineer New York, New York
• Digital Press Operator/Pre-press operator/Engineer
• Operate, repair and maintain Indigo E-Print 100.
• Order and track all paper and consumables.
• Assist with all finishing and packing for shipment.
• Setup, upgrade, repair and maintain computers for the office.
• IT services on both Mac and pc workstations

1992-1994
The Color Wheel
Indigo Digital Press Operator//Heidelberg QMDI New York, New York
• Operate, repair and maintain Heidelberg QMDI
• Operate, repair and maintain Indigo E-Print 100.
• Setup customer’s files for output.
• Quality control and supply inventory.
• Setup, upgrade, repair and maintain computers for the office.

Education

New York Tech college major: electrical engineering (2 years)


NYC- RMC Job Corps major: electronic technician
Christopher Columbus H.S./P.S.99

References

On Request