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Summary of Experience

Martin VajdaWith 25+ years in the advertising industry in NYC, I've handled multiple projects in high pressure situation, as well as plan and projects manage. I'm able to work with clients and stakeholders to produce desired results.

PowerPoint, Web, SharePoint, Graphics Design and Flash
6/2008 - Present @ CA Technologies, Islandia, NY

CA Global Education

CA Services Group

CA Global Education

  • Plan, manage and implement several major CA Technologies Education projects using global team members, including the redesign of the front end of the CA Technologies Education Portal
  • Work with all departments in CA Technologies Education to produce Learning collateral, including graphic, print and html support, including CSS and some JavaScript.
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    Mixed Media Specialist
    3/2001 - 3/2008 @ Ogilvy Healthworld, New York, NY : Full Service Medical Advertising Division of Ogilvy & Mather

     

    Art Director/Network Administrator/Senior Mac Specialist
    2/1997 - 3/2001 @ Falk Communications Inc., New York, NY : Dual responsibility – Art Director and Network Administrator

    • Art Director, responsible for layout and design, as well as artwork on the Mac. Photoshop specialist, creating artwork for projects and jobs. Expert in QuarkXPress, Adobe Illustrator, PowerPoint creating: journal ads, proposals and PowerPoint presentations, marketing and promotional pieces, logos and brand/product identity, meeting signage. Worked with multimedia and web projects. Worked with creative directors, sales force and meeting planners to meet client expectations and tight deadlines and many award-winning projects.
    • Network Administrator, oversaw 60 computer Novell Intranetware 4.11 PC/Mac network, with Windows NT 4.0 Email and Web server system. Responsible for recommendations, testing and purchasing on all computer hardware and software. Implemented Remote Access to servers, mobile computing via Apple PowerBooks and computer based presentations—on site around the world.

    Computer Graphics, Production & Systems Manager
    6/1984 - 7/1996 @ Joseph Ferruzzi Assoc., Inc., New York, New York

    • Fluent in QuarkXPress, Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop on both platforms (Mac & PC). Also proficient in PowerPoint, AddDepth, and many others.
    • Very knowledgeable on cross-platform file translations. Consultant on MacIntosh/IBM compatible computer systems and software.
    • Recommend and select computer systems, plus all components. Set up and troubleshoot all computer hardware, software, network and production problems.
    • Responsible for all page layout and design, photo retouching, illustration, 3D art, as well as train others in the same. Responsible for output of files from lino & film to oversized color prints. Oversee full service art department. Responsible for assigning jobs, scheduling to meet tight deadlines, quality control, ordering of artwork and supplies. Maintain contact with clients throughout jobs.
    • Design and reconstruct logos and hand-lettering, layout and design trade and promotional pieces. Marker comps, super comps and camera ready art from peel-n'-stick coupons to full scale p.o.p. displays.
    • Worked with many advertising agencies and corporate clients.

School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
Bachelor Fine Arts with Honors