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Jennifer Higginbotham

facesbyjenn@askjenn.com (404) 827-8619 (mobile) (770) 823-6119 (home) http://www.askjenn.com
Lilburn, Georgia
30047
US

Jennifer Higginbotham

Project Manager, Graphics & Makeup Artist at Sunshine Studioz / Faces by Jenn (Lilburn, Georgia)

Work at Home

Summary

Since 1993, worked in Design, Print, and Production, almost exclusively in packaging and since 1997. Expert Macintosh Operator, and Advanced Windows operator with expert skills in most Adobe products. Advanced skills in Microsoft products, with excellent organizational and auditing skills, working in Project Management with Johnson & Johnson in 2013.

Experience

Project Manager, Graphics & Makeup Artist
Sunshine Studioz / Faces by Jenn
February 1993 - Present (24 years 6 months) Lilburn, Georgia
Since 1993, freelance contracting as a graphic artist, production artist, and makeup artist. Almost exclusively in packaging since 1997, specifically in medical packaging since 1999. Including flexographic and offset printing. Since 2006, also freelancing as a makeup artist for various photographers, workshops, TV promotions, magazine advertisements, and portfolio shoots. In 2013, began project management auditing with Supplier Quality at multiple franchises with Johnson & Johnson.
Skills: Graphic Arts, Graphic Design/Prepress, Project Management, Makeup Artist, Microsoft Office Excel
Graphic Artist
Speqtrum Prepress Production Services
November 2008 - May 2010 (1 years 6 months) Lilburn, Georgia
Specialized in flexographic printing. Creating and prepping files to be processed into printing plates, and ensuring consistency and accuracy between multiple jobs per customer. Image manipulation to make them more compatible for fllexographic printing. Exclusive accounts: Husqvarna, Covidien.
Skills: Graphic Design/Prepress, Account Management
Graphic Artist/Account Manager
Matthews International
January 2007 - November 2008 (1 years 10 months) Marietta, Georgia
Rehired after 6 1/2 years. Filled a position that could function equally well in Customer Service and Computer Graphics. Exclusive Accounts: Burger King, Del Monte, Kimberly-Clark.
Skills: Graphic Arts, Graphic Design/Prepress, Account Management, Customer Care, Microsoft Office Excel
Production Artist / Account Manager
Vertis, Inc.
June 2000 - December 2005 (5 years 6 months) Norcross, Georgia
Onsite facility at Rock-Tenn Corporate Headquarters. Primarily prepress production artist in offset and flexographic printing. Exclusive Accounts: Purolator Products, Michaelangelo's Frozen Foods
Skills: Graphic Design/Prepress, Graphic Arts, Account Management, Project Management, Microsoft Office Excel
Production Artist / Account Manager
Matthews International
February 1997 - June 2000 (3 years 4 months) Marietta, Georgia
Prepress production artist in flexographic printing, and Preflight manager. September of 1998, placed onsite at the Kimberly-Clark Corporation to oversee rebranding of a facemask acquisition. Exclusive Accounts: Kimberly-Clark
Skills: Graphic Design/Prepress, Graphic Arts, Account Management, Microsoft Office Excel
Graphic Designer
Triggerfish Martketing / Graphic Production Center
June 1996 - December 1996 (6 months) Norcross, Georgia
Graphic Design and Produstion artist, assembling proofs and Quality Control.
Skills: Graphic Arts, Graphic Design/Prepress

Education

Argosy University Atlanta
Master's Degree
Professional Counseling
2004 - 2007
Atlanta College Of Art
Bachelor's Degree
Computer Graphics
1993 - 1998
Portfolio Center / Graphic Design
Vocational
1992 - 1993
Meadowcreek High School
High School or equivalent
1986 - 1992

Skills

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Macromedia Freehand
  • FileMaker Pro
  • CREO Trendsetter CTP
  • Artworks Systems ArtPro
  • QuarkXpress
  • Macromedia Dreamweaver
  • Graphic Arts
  • Graphic Design/Prepress
  • Project Management
  • Makeup Artist
  • Account Management
  • Customer Care
  • Microsoft Office Excel (1 years )