Jennifer Gingras

Resume

 

EDUCATION \

MA Graphic Design
Academy of Art University
San Francisco, CA \ 2012–2017

BFA Printmaking (with Honors)
Maine College of Art
Portland, ME \ 2002–2006

 

SKILLS \

Technical
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe InDesign
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Acrobat
InVision
Hand Sketching
Letterpress
Bookbinding

Professional
Customer service
Speaking with the public
Research and resolve technical problems

 

 

 

 

 

EXPERIENCE \

Graphic Design Intern
Emerson Ecologics, Manchester, NH \ Feb 2016–Jan 2017

Designed and formatted web and print promotional materials. 
In charge of reformatting the company’s existing print magazine into an interactive digital publication for a wider range of distribution.

Bookseller
Barnes & Noble Bookstore, Manchester, NH \ Aug 2008–Aug 2012, Sept 2015-Present

Developed excellent interpersonal and customer service skills striving to satisfy each patron’s needs.

Assistant Bookbinder
Cardoza-James Bindery, San Francisco, CA \ June–Dec 2014

Responsible for all steps in the bookbinding process which include, sewing and gluing pages, measuring and cutting covers and bookcloth, assembling all pieces, typesetting and foil stamping. 

Letterpress Demonstrator (Volunteer Position)
Canterbury Shaker Village, Canterbury, NH \ Aug 2006–Aug 2012

Worked with fellow printers to expand the letterpress operation and create business cards, signs, product labels, and other printed materials for museum use.
Self taught Shaker history to enhance visitor’s education and experience.

Screen Printer
Screenprinted Special T’s, Manchester, NH \ Nov 2009–Aug 2012

Gained experience in prioritizing jobs in order to effectively meet all deadlines.

Artist’s Assistant
Quincy Pond Printworks, Nottingham, NH \ 2006–Dec 2007
 
Worked independently on editions of small prints to the artist’s specifications.
Became skilled at fine art framing and studio maintenance.