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Hello, Thank you for taking the time to review my employment information.

I have experience in the following:

  • Proficient in the field of Publications & Advertisements (creating ads & publication layout – from start to finish), newspapers, magazines, books, catalogs, and newsletters. 

  • Proficient in creating business cards, stationary, flyers, brochures, banners, menus, greeting cards, postcards, EDDM Retail, charts, carbonless forms, logos, door hangers, etc.

  • Very Organized, creative and meet deadlines

  • PC or Mac

  • CMYK & RGB

  • PDF's, TIFFs, JPEGs, EPS document

  • Experience in the field of Marketing, Promoting and Advertising

  • When to use 300dpi and 72dpi images and photos

  • Worked in prepress, and know how to preflight and package a file to go to print or a vendor

  • Edit and adjust photos in Photoshop

  • Proficient in InDesign & Photoshop, and some experience in Illustrator and Quark Xpress.   CS1, CS3, CS4, CS5, CS5.5

  • QR codes

  • Art Director & Managed a team of graphic artist and interns.  Also managed production of publications.

  • MicroSoft Office – MicroSoft Word, MicroSoft Excel (data entry), MicroSoft Publisher, MicroSoft Out Look, and some MicroSoft PowerPoint

  • Customer Service

  • Ripping, Plates, Proofing Plates.  Also, print shop and copy center experience and ran digital copiers

  • Paper weights & styles of printing, CS stock, UV and not UV (Matt-Dull), Flat, Thermo, Off Set, Process, etc.

Please call me for an interview and/or meeting.

Thank you very much for your time.  Sean R. Mattingly 954-867-6765 


Publications and/or Projects I’ve worked on Present and Past: 

Present Publications:

10/2021 to Present ­– Alpha Publishing – A-Rated Digest, Boca Raton, FL

Layout of Ads
Utilizing CC, Photoshop on a PC.

Past Publications and or one time Projects:

  • The Luxury Design Group Publication, Boca Raton, FL, Layout of Ads

  • The Members Magazine, Deerfield Beach, FL, Layout of Ads

  • Pizza Ambassador, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Creative Art Director, Layout of Ads and Menus

  • Menu King, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Creative Art Director, Layout of Ads and Menus

  • HolisticPublication, Sunrise, FL, Creative Art Director, Layout of Ads

  • Broward Lifestyles Magazine, Fort Lauderdale, FL, Creative Art Director, Layout of Ads

  • Menu Mart, Fort Lauderdale, FL: Layout of Ads & Restaurant Menus

  • Southeast Publications, Plantation, FL: Layout of Ads & RV Guest Guide & Website

  • Great Bargains STL Coupon Book, St. Louis, MO: Layout of Ads & Coupon Book

  • Sunrise Adult Center NewsGram, Greenacres, FL: Layout of Newsletter

  • Wassat US Magazine, Fort Lauderdale, FL: Layout of Ads & Magazine

  • Observer Newspaper, Deerfield Beach, FL: Layout of publication and Ads

  • Beauty Sensation Cosmetics Catalog, Miramar, FL: Design and Layout of catalog

  • Our Town News Magazine, Pompano Beach, FL: Art Director, Layout of publication and Ads

  • The Parklander Magazine, Coral Springs, FL: Art Director, Layout of publication and Ads

  • Cooking At Home by Chef Daniel Griffin, Fort Lauderdale, FL: Layout and Design of cookbook

  • Car & Truck Buyer’s Guide, Sunrise, FL: Layout of Ads

  • Broward Chamber Of Commerce Directory, Fort Lauderdale, FL: Layout of Ads

  • Key West Citizen Newspaper, Key West, FL: Layout of Ads and Weather

  • Celebrate Newspaper, Key West, FL: Layout of Ads

  • Poker Run, Tabloid, Key West, FL: Layout of publication and Ads

  • CouponMail, Tabloid, West Hartford, CT: Asst. Art Director, Layout of publication and Ads

  • Our Town Newspaper, Bloomfield, CT: Art Director, Layout of publication and Ads

  • The Homesteader Newspaper, Simsbury, CT: Layout of Ads

  • Self Health Network Newspaper, Hartford, CT: Layout of Ads

  • Bargain Book, Bloomfield, CT: Layout of publication and Ads

  • Frugal Shopper, West Hartford, CT: Layout of publication and Ads

  • Open Door, Hartford, CT: 2 Books, Layout and Design

  • University of Hartford Student Coupon Book, Hartford, CT: Layout of publication and Ads

  • Hole-In-The-Wall Theater, New Britain, CT: Layout of ads, programs, and posters

  • ~~~~ Cosmopolitan Magazine, published an ad I created for a client published in one issue—I did not work here


please note that above positions were perform between or during gaps listed in years below.

Present, Recent, Past & Temporary Contracted Work - See Publications Section Above              

Connecticut & Florida


7/16-7/17, Tommie B. Butts, Jr. Enterprise, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Temp Position - Office Manager & Graphic Designer: Utilizing CS5 and Microsoft Word.  Managed day to day office operations, scheduling company’s projects, managed marketing, graphic design projects and advertising for company.

2/16-3/16, Minuteman Press of Coral Springs. Coral Springs, FL

Temp Position - Graphic Designer: Utilizing CS6.  Production in day to day prepress documents, creating customer’s projects such as business cards, postcards, advertisements, booklets, prescription pads, programs, banners, signs, catalogs and stationary.


6/05 - 7/09, Business Cards Tomorrow (now Think Print),  Pompano Beach, FL
Pre-Press Operator

Utilizing CS1, InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator on a PC. Responsible for typesetting all incoming orders ensuring customers receive only the highest quality of service. Scan artwork and modify. Conversions from other software provided by customer’s disks or emails: Quark Xpress, Coral Draw, MicroSoft Publisher, PDF and EPS files.


11/06 – 9/08, Peer Print, Oakland Park, FL

Graphic Designer & Customer Service Rep.

Taking and filling request from customers. Utilizing Microsoft Publisher for layout & design on a PC. Collating, bulk mailings, folding, color copier, faxing.


2/01 - 6/03,  Sir Speedy- Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL
Art Director

In charge of daily production: Utilizing PageMaker, Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Illustrator, on a Macintosh.

1/90 - 3/91, Kinko's,  Hartford, CT
DTP Services Center Supervisor, and Trainer
In charge of the supervision of staff, production, and customers job.  Increased department’s monthly revenue by 90% in six months. Designed and layout customer’s jobs.  Utilizing Pagemaker, Freehand on a Macintosh.

2/87 - 2/90,  U-Design, Hartford, CT
Assistant Manager, Teacher, Designer and Trainer
Layout and designed customer's jobs, taught computer classes, and did on-site corporate training.  Utilizing Ready-Set-Go, Pagemaker, MacWrite, MacDraw, MacPaint on a Macintosh.


2009,  PC Professor,  Boca Raton, FL

Certification in Multi-Media Web Design, Development, and Optimization: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Flash,

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SEO.  Also, certified in Illustrator and InDesign.                                                      



2009,  Art Institute Of Pittsburgh,  Online

CPU101_S: MicroSoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.                              



GCFLearnFree.Org,  Online

2008 Microsoft PowerPoint & Microsoft Word


2007 Microsoft Publisher



5/1991, Computer Knowledge,  Boston, MA
Certification Courses on operational utilizing PC and Mac.                                                                           


3/1987, CMC-University of Hartford,  Hartford, CT
Seminars: Connecticut Macintosh Connection.


1987, U-Design Center,  Hartford, CT                                                                                   
Certification in computer design and layout.                                                                                                        



3/1986,  Morse School of Business,  Hartford, CT
Graphics Arts and Business.                                                                                                                      


1/2016- Present,  T's 4 Hope,  Fort Lauderdale, FL

9/1999 - 1/2000,  Center One,  Fort Lauderdale, FL
5/1998 - 8/1999,  Lions Club Key West,  Key West, FL
1/1977 - 1/1984,  Hole In The Wall Theater,  New Britain, CT

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