Resume: Mark E. Saetta

Graphic Design, Web Design, Prepress & Illustration

33 Glenthorne Road • Rochester, New York 14615  |  Phone: 585-865-3308
www.SCreaMediaDesign.com  |  E-Mail

EXPERIENCE:

11/02-Present SCREAMEDIA DESIGNRochester, New York
Occupation: Freelance Graphic and Web Designer for Print and Web Media
Duties: Creation of logos, banners, vehicle wraps, signs, posters, t-shirts, catalogs, brochures, magazine and newspaper ads, business cards and stationary, and related print media for a wide variety of individuals, companies and organizations across the United States, Canada, Britain and Australia. Provided graphic and web design support for e-commerce websites including the editing and production of web video, MySpace and YouTube design, eBay Store setup and design, interface design, prepping and production of all product images for web presentation, prepping and production of files for print media, and related duties. Produced complete e-commerce, catalog and brochure websites, specializing in WordPress based sites. Specialized in producing print and web media for powersports, motorsports and extreme sports companies. Specialized in large format graphics resulting in outdoor signs, banners, posters, vehicle wraps, window graphics and display tents.

01/07 – 08/08 WORLD KICKBOXING CENTERVictor, New York
Occupation:In-House Graphic and Web Designer for Print and Web Media
Duties: Creation of all graphics, layouts, some copywriting, and typesetting for web-based DVD-Video Instructional Media company, including DVD Sleeves, Inserts, Catalogs, Disc Graphics, Web Graphics and Page Design including some Flash and Flash Video. Capture and edit Digital Video for Web. Some photography.

01/06 – 01/07 ASSEENONTV.COMGates, New York
Occupation:In-House Graphic and Web Designer for Print and Web Media
Duties: Creation of all graphics, layouts, some copywriting, and typesetting for web-based specialty product, especially for the production of product pages for large e-commerce website including Flash Video. Capture and edit Digital Video for Web. Produced product photography when necessary.

07/05 – 01/06 WORLD KICKBOXING CENTERVictor, New York
Occupation: In-House Graphic and Web Designer for Print and Web Media
Duties: Create all graphics, layouts, some copywriting, and typesetting for web-based DVD-Video Instructional Media company, including DVD Sleeves, Inserts, Catalogs, Disc Graphics, Web Graphics and Page Design including some Flash and Flash Video. Capture and edit Digital Video for Web. Some photography.

01/05 – 06/05 EXCELSUS SOLUTIONS LLCRochester, New York
Occupation: Digital Prepress, IT and Color Management for Large Format Digital UV Printing
Duties: Setup and maintenance of Mac OS X Server, Retrospect Backup, Wasatch RIP with Gretag Macbeth ProfileMaker 5 and EyeOne; digital file prep with limited design; RIP, impo, and output for Nur Tempo Digital UV Press; limited experience calibrating and running the Nur Tempo Digital UV Press.

12/01 – 04/05 FLOWER CITY PRINTING, Rochester, New York
Occupation: Digital Prepress and Graphic Design for Commercial Offset Printing specializing in Large Format
Duties: Digital Prepress, Graphic Design and Typesetting on Mac; Barco Trapping and Impositioning on IBM-PC Platforms; 1-6 color layout and design; limited color correction, image editing and retouching; file conversion, preflight, output and transmittal; Digital output to Hewlett Packard 5000 plotters and Kodak Color Approval Proofing Systems.

9/97 – 12/01 DIGITAL COLOR IMAGING INC., Rochester, New York
Occupation: Digital Prepress and Graphic Design for Commercial Offset Printing
Duties: Digital Prepress and Graphic Design Mac, Scitex Brisque and IBM-PC Platforms

1/96 – 9/97 CORNERSTONE PRINTING, INC., Dallas, Texas
Occupation: Digital Prepress and Graphic Design for Commercial Offset Printing
Duties: Digital Prepress, Typesetting and Graphic Design on Mac and IBM-PC Platforms; 1-6 color layout and design; color correction, image editing and retouching; file platform conversion, preflight, output and transmittal; Scitex trapping, conversion and output. Limited scanning, pasteup and customer service.

SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE PROFICIENCY:

Software: Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows XP and Vista and 8, CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X6, Adobe Master Suite 6, Quark XPress, Sony Vegas and Movie Studio Platinum, Joomla!, Virtuemart, WordPress, Scitex PressTouch, Scitex ReMake, Scitex Full Auto Frames, Scitex Brisque, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, OpenOffice, Barco Systems PackEdg, Quickstep and Backstage, various Barcoding software.

Special Skills: Excellent Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Quark Xpress and CorelDRAW Graphic Design, Typesetting and Illustration skills; Hard work ethic, a positive attitude and a strong desire to excel; Experienced freelance illustrator and graphic designer; Specialize in WordPress and Joomla! CMS websites, growing XHTML and CSS skills, proficient in visual design with Dreamweaver and Photoshop, web hosting and maintenance; strong passion for vector graphics and illustration, especially for promotional and large format graphic design.

EDUCATION:

9/93 – 9/95 THE ART INSTITUTE OF DALLAS, Dallas, Texas Field of Study: Computer Animation and Multimedia GPA: 3.5 Associates Degree

Curriculum: 3D Modeling, Rendering and Animation; Raster & Vector Digital Paint and Illustration; Image Editing and Manipulation; Photo Retouching and Color Correction; Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing; Multimedia Production, Authoring, Scripting and Storyboards; Individual and Team Projects; Public Speaking; PC and MAC platforms with some limited SGI/Unix.

9/90 – 9/92 THE ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH,Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Field of Study: Visual Communications GPA: 2.96 Associates Degree

Curriculum:Traditional and Digital Illustration and Painting; Advertising, Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing; Photography; Storyboarding, Anatomy, Art History and Marketing.

9/88 – 3/90 ERIE COMMUNITY COLLEGE, North Campus; Buffalo, New York Field of Study: Creative Writing/Liberal Arts and Humanities

Curriculum:Creative Writing, English, Biology, Anatomy and Nutrition.

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