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Paul Vaughn - The Graphics Guy

Paul Vaughn

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Objective

Interesting and challenging projects that will allow me to continue with my freelance business

Skills

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker, Acrobat and Golive; Macromedia Freehand and Flash; Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; QuarkXpress and Corel Draw. Familiar with Microsoft Excel; Adobe Illustrator; InDesign and Harvard Graphics. Intimate knowledge of the Macintosh Operating System through OS X. Good working knowledge of Windows 95/98/NT and working in cross-platform environments. Excellent troubleshooting and problem-solving skills. Currently write columns for the San Antonio Express-News and PC Alamode, the award-winning magazine of the Alamo PC Organization. Familiar with commercial printing processes, web design and presentation graphics. Internet savvy and a positive outlook.

Work History

Freelance Graphic Artist & Writer
Paul Vaughn: The Graphics Guy
03/2001 - present

Work with a variety of clients on graphic arts projects such as advertisements, photo-manipulation, web site development and troubleshooting. Help clients with Macintosh computer consulting and cross-platform integration.

Director of Digital Services
River City Silver-Photographic & Digital Imaging
02/1993 - 03/2001

Duties include designing and producing marketing and promotional materials. Write and produce the company newsletter, print advertising and script for message-on-hold. Output client digital files from various programs to a variety of output devices. Create custom presentations and graphics to client specifications including retouching and color correcting photographs as needed. Convert files to and from various programs and platforms. Manage other personnel in the Digital Department and throughout the lab. Film processing and manning the customer service desk as needed. Evaluate computer and equipment needs.

Production Manager
Quest Productions
09/1988 - 02/1993

Design and produce graphics for multi-image AV shows for corporate presentations. Create animations and effects for slide projector animation. Film processing and Black & White photographic printing. Create promotional materials for several subsidiary companies. Photographer’s assistant as needed.

PrePress Production Artist
First Impressions

06/1988 - 09/1988

Produce paste-up art, shoot and process negatives and make plates for print production.

Designer/Production Artist - Intern
News & Information Service, Southwest Texas State University

10/1987 - 5/1988

Designer/Production Artist - Intern
Chip Salas & Associates Advertising Agency

01/1987 - 05/1987

Education

BFA in Graphic Communications
Southwest Texas State University

Dean’s List
1988


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