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I am a graphic artist and art department manager by trade and a licensed Ayctioneer in the State of Florida. I am a 27 year resident of Bradenton florida but originally from Connecticut. I am a longboard surfer and this keeps me in good physical condition. I am married and have 2 daughters, Melissa (19) and Jessica (14). I am available for full time work or as a freelance artist. I am also available to sell complete estates, business liquidations or anything else (leagal of course). I also am a volunteer with the Childrens Ministry at my church.

Profile Summary:
Graphic Artist / Art Department manager Bradenton, FL
General Manager Bradenton, FL
Auctioneer Bradenton, FL
Childrens Ministry Bradenton, FL
More About Me
Auctions, Surfing, Antiques, Collectables, coins, NASCAR, childrens ministry
Work Experience:
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Say What Screenprint & Embroidery
Palmetto, Florida
2006 - November 2008 Art Director

In charge of operations up to the printing department
Daily scheduling of work for 2 automatic presses and 2 embroidery machines
Work directly with a international customer base
Accepting and processing customer orders
Accepting and processing customer-supplied art
Overseeing other graphic artists
Technical advisor and backup to the printing production manager
Other Duties
Create and design art for contract printing and retail customers
Developed line of clothing called "No Flesh" marketed nationally
Digitize and edit designs for embroidery
Building repairs and maintenance
Embroidery machine, screen print press and computer troubleshooting, repairs and maintenance
Instrumental in design and implementation of on line order tracking system


Jonconnie Enterprises
Sarasota, Florida
2002 - 2006 Prepress Manager / Graphic Artist

In charge of operations up to the printing department
Daily scheduling of work for 3 automatic presses and 9 employees
Work directly with a customer base of over 900 companies and individuals
Accepting and processing customer orders
Accepting and processing customer-supplied art
Overseeing employees in prepress, printing and embroidery department
Technical advisor and backup to the printing production manager
Other Duties
Create and design art for souvenir and resort wear
Digitize and edit designs for embroidery
Building repairs and maintenance
Embroidery machine, screen print press and computer troubleshooting, repairs and maintenance
Inventory and ordering of print supplies


Manatee Apparel Graphics
Bradenton, Florida
1987-2002 Vice President / General Manager

In charge of operations of a $450,000+ business
Worked directly with customers
Did daily balancing and bookkeeping
Scheduled personnel, ordering, receiving, and production
Education:
WF Kaynor High School grad 1980
Florida Auctioneers Academy grad 2008
Organizations / Affilations:
First Baptist Church Palmetto
John Slocum is located in Bradenton, FL and has the following skills: Graphic Artist / Art Department manager, General Manager, Auctioneer, Childrens Ministry
Religious / Spiritual, Miscellaneous, Art / Creative, Business
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My Skills

Graphic Artist / Art Department manager

Category: Art / Creative
Description
Work in a creative emvoirmant with computer graphics. Have expert of near expert skills with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Am an expert embroidery digitizer and have used top of the line Wilcom ES65 softwear as well as some others on occasion. Have worked with Corel Draw on a limited basis.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 21

General Manager

Category: Business
Description
Have run small businesses my whole business life. Can oversee the day to day operations including sales staff, office personel, production and shipping & receiving
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 27

Auctioneer

Category: Miscellaneous
Description
Am a Florida State Licensed Auctioneer worling in a contract basis. I also run On-Site liquidation or estates or businesses with my own auction company.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Florida Auctioneers Academy 2008 AU3893 AB2792
Years Experience: 9

Childrens Ministry

Category: Religious / Spiritual
Description
I volunteer as in the Childrens Ministry at my local church and pray the God wuold expand this area of my life. I help coordinate Childrens Church activities as well as lead the Sunday Ministry team. I am also involved in the AWANA program as the Game Director.
Relevant Education / Credentials
Years Experience: 9