Personal Info

Address

19B Eden St. Salem, MA01970United States

Telephone

Mobile1-978-979-7955

Email

Social

Birthday

03/17/1985

Skills

Experience

Feb. 2010 to Present

Prepress Technician /
Web Developer

Park Press Printers - Saugus, MA

  • Design and impose layouts to be printed on offset, digital and large-format presses.
  • Manage multiple accounts while working closely with each client to deliver a quality product, from concept to completion, in a deadline-oriented environment.
  • Build and manage a print-on-demand website containing a storefront, customer portals and custom templates.
  • Produce final versions of projects via digital press as well as production finishing like bindery, die-cutting and folding.
  • Set up and maintain multiple small business websites. Normal services performed are website creation, updating, domain transfers, MySQL databases and working with content management systems (CMS).
  • Collaborate with vendors and solidify company-to-company relationships.
Aug. 2008 to Nov. 2009

Web Designer

Indulgent Beauty Designs
Lowell, MA

  • Was part of a team that built and maintained websites and social media structures for small businesses and entrepreneurs.
  • Designed concepts and imagery dealing with corporate identity and marketing by the execution and presentation of blogs, email blasts, logos, displays, handouts, signage and online advertisements with a large emphasis on social media and networking.
  • Attended and showcased our services in trade shows and networking meet ups.
June 2008 to Present

Freelance Designer

SuperLoudNoises, MA

  • Mission: To use my acquired skills and knowledge of industry standard software, design techniques and coding to create functional and effective graphic solutions, while striving to move my ideas forward and stay ahead of the curve.
  • Responsibilities include vector logo creation, optimizing designs for press, page layouts, website design and website maintenance .
July 2003 to Oct. 2010

Warehouse Employee

Costco, Danvers, MA

  • Performed warehouse duties such as working the cash register, inventory management, membership sign-up, sales, manual labor and customer service.

Education

June 2008

Bachelor Degree

Salem State University

  • Majored in Graphic Design.
  • Minored in Communications.
  • Completed 2 internships rooted in graphic design.
  • Won Student Achievement Award for Excellence in Graphic Design.
  • Made Dean's List from 2005 to 2008.
2007

Internship Marketing and Design

Salem State Graphics Department

2006

Computer Science Internship

Salem State
Art Department Computer Lab

Main duties consisted of managing print schedules for student and faculty work, preflighting their files, printing via Xerox press and keeping track in spreadsheet format of student balance owed. Other tasks included keeping software current on lab computers and repairs.

Hobbies & Interests

Always

When not working, I'm...

  • Playing and listening to music.
  • Learning game design and playing video games.
  • Hiking, camping, disc golfing and other outdoor activities.

Ken McHughVisual and Interactive Designer

Hello! I'm Ken McHugh and I am a graphic and UI designer based out of Massachusetts. I enjoy working on usable, clean and practical designs for both web and print. I'm currently employed as a prepress technician and website manager for a commercial printer called Park Press, which is an exciting environment where I am constantly learning and creating new things.view resume

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