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Ryan Nelson
XXX XXXXXX XX , Clifton , NJ 07013 | (H) XXXXXXXXXXXX | XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
Objective

To obtain a freelance position in desktop publishing where I can utilize my layout and design skills. 

Summary
  • Over 16 years experience in desktop publishing.
  • System administration for over 350 users
  • Skilled working with:
    Microsoft Office, QuarkXpress, InDesign, Freehand, Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Works well independently or on a team.
  • Highly productive managing projects; a creative problem solver who rapidly adapts to changing demands.
Experience
News System Specialist 07/2002 to Present
North Jersey Media Group West Paterson, NJ
  • Train new editorial users for The Record, Herald News and weekly publications in Quark, Word, and Prestige.  
  • Collaborate with graphic artists, editors to create and maintain master templates, stylesheets and libraries according to design specifications.
  • Manage Prestige user accounts (deleting/adding users as needed including queues, adjusting permissions for existing users, change passwords, ensure messaging lists are accurate, for 350 plus users).
  • Troubleshoot user problems, both immediate basic functionality and deeper, recurring problems ( Word, Quark, Content Manager, Web Client and XML2PLA).  
  • Maintain each site's environment within the Prestige production system (ensuring pub info is accurate; create and maintain queue structure, workgroups and workflows; maintaining system elements and parameters; and adding/deleting metadata, fields and dropdowns, as needed). Also, create new sites if needed.
  • Coordinate installation and update of software system with staff and outside vendors.
  • Create SOP's for Editorial and System departments.
Freelance Production Editor/ Illustrator 06/2001 to 07/2008
People Publishing Saddle Brook, NJ
  • Responsible for laying out and proofing educational workbooks.    
  • Create illustrations for workbooks.
Pagination Chief 06/2001 to 07/2002
North Jersey Media Group West Paterson, NJ
  • Responsible for managing and hiring pagination staff. 
  • Create and edit new layouts of newspaper pages on daily deadline basis.
  • Check preliminary and final proofs for errors and make necessary corrections.
  • Create and edit graphics for news print.
  • Assist paginators and editors with production issues..
  • Output pages to plate under deadline.
  • Work with editors and paginators to get pages done to meet our nightly print deadlines on a daily basis.
  • Collaborate with graphic artists, editors and writers to create and maintain master templates, stylesheets and libraries according to design specifications.
Assistant Pagination Chief 02/2000 to 06/2001
North Jersey Media Group West Paterson, NJ
  • Create and edit new layouts of newspaper pages on daily deadline basis.
  • Check preliminary and final proofs for errors and make necessary corrections.
  • Create and edit graphics for news print.
  • Assist paginators with production problems.
  • Output pages to plate under deadline.
Paginator 02/1998 to 02/2000
North Jersey Media Group Passaic, NJ
  • Create and edit layouts of newspaper pages on desktop computers on a daily basis.
  • Check preliminary and final proofs for errors and make necessary corrections.
  • Create and edit graphics for news print.
Education
Bachelor of Arts: Communications May 1997 Ramapo College - Mahwah, NJ

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Companies Worked For:

North Jersey Media Group , People Publishing

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News System Specialist , Freelance Production Editor/ Illustrator

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News System Specialist FROM Clifton , New Jersey RESUME

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School Attended
Ramapo College