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Melinda Verel Saldivia

1023 West Fourth Street, Williamsport Pennsylvania 17701. CELL:


570-220-3883
[1]melindavs@gmail.com [2]www.melindahevner.com
[3]www.first-contact.us [4]ms824efe@westpost.net
www.youtube.com/hockeynuts21
Graphic Design / Marketing Professional with comprehensive experience
in management, products and services including marketing and
implementation, highly organized, and reliable: quick to learn new
concepts, systems and procedures...supportive self-motivated team
player with strong leadership abilities...excellent verbal and written
communication skills: interact effectively with people at all
levels...solid reputation for consistent follow-through and timely,
accurate completion of multiple projects in a complex, fast paced
business/design/marketing environment....
Education
William Paterson University: Wayne, New Jersey. Bachelor Degrees

BA Fine Arts, concentration graphic arts, BS (minor) Developmental


Psychology, concentration in Mathematics, Business and Accounting.
Consistent Deans List.
Skills
* Adobe Illustrator photo shop
* Adobe Image Ready
* Adobe Photoshop PC and MAC
* Coordinate work flow
* Scanner/software
* All computer peripherals
* Installations
Graphic Design Experience
Kitchen and Bath Designer/Sales Specialist
10/2007 -June 2010: Lowes 0356, Montoursville, pa 17754 570-368-6300 x
814 22.00 per hour

Lowes home center responsible to take measurements for kitchen and


bath from conception to completion. Including cabinets, countertops,
flooring, tile, backsplash, ceilings, appliances, installation,
plumbing and electric. Designing spaces to match customers personality
and style while being mindful of the customers planned financial
investment in their property. Took a department making 17 - 30
thousand per month to over 200 thousand per month.
* Kitchen and bath designer
* Sales and inventory
* 20/20 kitchen design
Manager/Artist/Production coordinator
First Contact, Williamsport, Pennsylvania 570-322-2684 45.00 per hour
I am Responsible to take graphics from conception to completion,
design write and create commercials for various clients in
Pennsylvania, NY, NJ and the US. And create identities for new and
revamped companies providing a comprehensive outlook for marketing.
* Graphic designer / Web Design
* Marketing, decisive management style
* Production and set design
* Final Cut Pro/editing
* Accounting /bookkeeping
* Liaison to high end clientele
* Manager/Supervisor
* Project Manager
Graphic Designer
In Stitches, Montoursville, Pennsylvania 570-368-5525 16.00 per hour
* Responsible for all facets of the art department for silk
screening and embroidery departments.
* Established new procedures and innovative techniques.
* Worked with clients to insure the accuracy of designs and logos.
* Spec & Quote jobs.
* QC, and traffic the art and production flow, in a very high end,
fast paced shop.
Graphic Artist Designer
Stork Report, Teaneck, New Jersey 570-322-2684 40.00 per hour
Delivers 8ft Storks to the lawn of new parents announcing the birth of
their new baby.
* Design / Manufacturing
* Marketing
* Accounting/bookkeeping
Graphic Artist/Designer
AGT Seven, Carlstadt New Jersey, 201-933-8585 22.00 per hour
* Design and layouts for print ads
Production Coordinator/GraphicArtist

Myron Corporation, Maywood, New Jersey, 201-843-6500 Business and


Corporate Gifts. 18.50 per hour
* Oversee, traffic and coordinate all in house art/jobs.
* Responsible for managing and training 10 full/part-time artists.
* Daily productivity reports on all phases of operations/art
department Improving core competencies.
* Provide support for customer service and telemarketing.
* Troubleshooting electronic systems within the department.
* Design/ redesign and implement art procedures.
* Administration of customer verification (Faxback) system via the
AS400 DBU.
* Develop templates/tables with extensive product base for the
website.
* Special projects manager / point person.
* Creative problem solving & Aggressive turnaround leadership.
Landscaper Seasonally
1992-1999: United Landscaping Teaneck New Jersey 201-836-9233
Mowed lawns, completed seasonal designs and planting, created beds
flower and vegetable gardens, shoveled mulch
and other product, weeding, general maintenance, blowing, edging, dead
heading, pruning.
Education
William Paterson University: Wayne, New Jersey
Bachelor's Degrees
BFA Graphic arts BA Fine Arts BA Psychology High concentration in
Mathematics, Business and Accounting
On the Deans list every semester all 4 years.

Park Ridge High School: Park Ridge, New Jersey


High School Diploma
College Prep
Honor roll every school term
12/1999: Jackson Hewitt, Hackensack, New Jersey
Certification Accounting Practitioner small business and personal
taxes.
2007-10 kitchen and bath design 20/20 certified
Everything I set my mind to- educates me in some new way.
References
George Bierman, Merrill Lynch 570-327-6635 cell 570-419-1091

Tibor Vari, Mag Web 201-805-3326


Ashton Bowe, United 201-836-9233/212-769-3575
Johnny Blair, Marketing Manager Williamsport Symphony Orchestra
570-326-3452
Eric Mouzon, YAP worker 201-288-4041
Jean Chargois, 1-717-222-0408
Nancy Rieff, 570-916-6214, 570-326-1543
Mayor Gabe Campana 570-337-5763 or 570-327-7566
AKA
Melinda Verel Hevner birth - 1983
Melinda Verel Canty 1983 - 2000
Melinda Verel Saldivia 2000 - present
Descriptive
Intelligent, personable, prompt, dependable, hard working, capable,
friendly, detail oriented, free thinking, self starter. Owns a G5 and
runs Mac OS10.4 and Adobe Creative Suite 3, Final cut studio and 20/20
kitchen and also has high speed internet. Please view samples of her
art on www.melindahevner.com & [5]www.first-contact.us .
* Provide accurate graphics for business gifts.
* Corel Draw
* Coordinator
* Designer
* DreamWeaver
* Microsoft office
* Final cut studio
* Sales
* Adobe InDesign
* Issue resolution
* Manager/Supervisor
* Project Manager
* Adobe acrobat
* 20/20 kitchen design
* Knowledge of electrical
* Construction
* Point Person
* Production
* Quality Control
* Quark Express
* Inventory control
* Typography
* Knowledge of plumbing
* Landscaping
* Delivery
* Customer service
* Purchasing.
References
1. mailto:melindavs@gmail.com
2. http://www.melindahevner.com/
3. http://www.first-contact.us/
4. mailto:ms824efe@westpost.net
5. http://www.first-contact.us/