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Bruce Watts

Bruce Watts

Rochester,NH

Summary

Skilled Graphic Artist and Screen Printer. Quality minded, always on-task and conscience on problem solving. Consistently creates skilled, creative and brand-specific designs from conception to final product.

Overview

34
34
years of professional experience

Work History

Graphic Artist - Prepress Techincian

Military Art China / Westford China
2011.08 - 2024.01
  • Preparing customer files per order, prioritizing workflow schedule.
  • Setup files for prepress customer proofing for final print production
  • Press Setup Operation
  • Quality minded through all aspects of the printing process.
  • Effective troubleshooting problems that may occur whether print or machine related.
  • Good technical communication skills via email or verbal
  • Proficient computer skills-
  • Experience color management in choosing ICC profiles,or deriving formulations,and match pantone color system

Prepress - Screen Press Operator

Bovie Screen Printing And Fabrication
2009.04 - 2011.08
  • Design art work layout and film preparation for films
  • Screen exposure and printing press setup
  • Operated press to achieve highest print quality and productivity with minimal scrap.
  • Increased production output by implementing effective time management techniques and prioritizing tasks accordingly.
  • Optimized color accuracy through meticulous attention to detail when mixing inks and adjusting press settings accordingly.

Screen and Digital Print Manager

Brand Partners
1989.09 - 2009.03
  • Prioritizing and organizing sale orders for print.
  • Managing electronic files for film and digital print.
  • Setup of manual and semi-automatic screen press operations.
  • Setup digital printers for scheduled work orders.
  • Managing jobs to allocate shop printers.
  • Overseeing print quality throughout all print processes and problem solve when needed.
  • Keeping track of print inventory supplies and reordering.

Education

High School Diploma -

Gorham High School
Gorham, ME
06.1978

Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite Illustrator-Photo Shop- InDesign
  • Microsoft Word / Excel
  • Digital Print Operation
  • Graphtec (24” vinyl cutter)
  • Royal Sovereign (54”roll laminator)
  • Hermes Gravograph (engraving machine)
  • Manual & Automatic Screen Press Operator
  • Color mixing formulation of printing inks

Timeline

Graphic Artist - Prepress Techincian

Military Art China / Westford China
2011.08 - 2024.01

Prepress - Screen Press Operator

Bovie Screen Printing And Fabrication
2009.04 - 2011.08

Screen and Digital Print Manager

Brand Partners
1989.09 - 2009.03

High School Diploma -

Gorham High School
Bruce Watts