Seeking Work South
Hello, I am looking to re-locate south and with some re-location assistance if possible. I am currently the Production Manager at a local Signarama however, I have been with the company going on 4 years.
I have over 25 years experience in the sign industry. I am a sign designer, production and installation person. I have worked my way up to this manager position however I am a working Production Manager. I design, produce and do installs currently. I am a confident person and I also know how to talk to and deal with customers. If you have a need or forsee a need for somone like me please read my resume attached.
Thanks So Very Much!
3000 Joyce Dr
Belleville, Illinois 62226
Phone: Upon Request
Extremely well organized; following through to the last detail. Works very well with others as well as alone. Able to work fast paced environment and meet all deadlines. Very mechanically inclined and able to learn new skills quickly and proficiently. Has an excellent attitude and possesses leadership qualities as well. Gloria is a good talker as well and very outgoing. Her sideline work as a musician grants her the ability to relate to people. Gloria has excellent computer skills in design and navigation of a PC.
Gloria has many years’ experience in the sign industry and store management, and customer service as well as administrative duties, and has done work on several high profile projects. She also has excellent customer service and organizational skills, and can manage a project from beginning to end.
2014 Current - Sign A Rama –Production Manager / Design / Sales
Graphic design and layout using Flexi Pro 11 software and current Ai software. Managing production of signs, banners, magnets etc. installation of graphics as well. Laminate if necessary.
Experience with HP L26550 latex printer. Graphtec Plotter and cold lamination. Order supplies from vendors and has great rapport with other vendors who supply dimensional letters etc.
Market Sign A Rama materials to local businesses, and discuss their signage needs. Visit job sights to speak with customers, measure and take photos. Design proofs and e-mail, submit permits, turn quotes into orders via Sign Vox, and Corebridge. Deliver completed projects. Answer phones and talk to customers, direct calls to proper person.
Wait on walk in customers with courtesy and knowledge.
2013 Eberhart Signs – Production
Graphic design, layout, and installation of pressure sensitive vinyl to various substrates including, vehicles, banners of all sizes, coroplast, steel, aluminum, Sentra, plywood, and various A.D.A. signs, Braille signs on photopolymer, phenolic back plates. Digital prints produced in house by Mutoh Value Jet printer, HP 12050 printers, vinyl cut on Mimaki and Gerber plotters. Designs, templates and production done on Flexi 8.6 and 10 software, and Wasatch printing software. Installations also include vehicles, sign faces, architectural plexi signs and on sight surveys.
Speak with customers to resolve design ideas and follow thru to completion of project, also involving the sale and rapport with customers, with the goal being referred business from that customer or repeat business.
2007 -2011 Bicycle World - Store manager
Sells Giant brand bicycles. Orders parts for bikes, hardware, tires and accessories. Runs store website and maintains computers and internet service and software. Arranges and merchandises the store using provided P.O.P. and customized signs, keeps inventory, answers phones. Customer service, order entry, stocking, and daily dealings with vendors and customers. Store also rents U-HAUL trucks and trailers. Opens and closes store periodically alone. Runs errands and does invoicing, inventory and answers phones.
1996 – 2006 Lyon Industries - Customer Service, Back Up Receptionist, Sales - Customer Service duties include walk in sales, telephone inquiries and providing architects and construction companies with catalog cuts of items needed. Also, providing customers with credit applications. Other duties include sending and receiving faxes, answering multi line telephones and screening calls. Transferring calls to voice mail and taking messages. Filing duties and copying duties as per office systems. Duties also include retrieval of products from warehouse, delivering inter-company mail, light typing and computer/internet use. Windows 98 programs. Also, outside office errands such as pickup and delivery, and measuring at job sights.
1997 – 1999 Grimco - Graphic Production/ADA & Architectural Signage - Graphic design, layout, and installation of pressure sensitive vinyl to various substrates including, vehicles, banners of all sizes, coroplast, steel, aluminum, Sentra, plywood, and various A.D.A. signs, Braille signs on photopolymer, phenolic back plates. Operates various hand tools including drills and saws, and such power tools as drill press, vertical saw, aluminum cutter and heat stamp machine for A.D.A. signs. Table beveller and table corner rounders. Update: Window signs w/ headers indoor and outdoor architectural signs. Can manufacture A.D.A. signs on “Jet triple A.D.A.” machine. This machine washes out photopolymer and phenolic. She also prepped signs for painting then finished with heat stamping and clear coating. Had experience with LXI-VE software; equivalent to Flexi-Sign software, plotters, and experience on a Mutoh digital printer.
1996 -1997 A-1 Signs - Graphic Installer
Graphic Design and layout, production, installation and fabrication of all types of signage. On site installations, painting of various substrates, operation of various hand and power tools. Answering multi phone lines. Greeting and directing clients. Financial transactions and sales.
1994 – 1996 Craftsmen Industries - Graphics Production Supervisor
Managing production personnel. Handling work orders and Shipping. Installation of graphics to vehicles and various substrates. Production and fabrication of signs, banners etc.
Education: High School Diploma. Gen. H.H. Arnold High School, Wiesbaden, Germany USAF schools.