patricia s

Detail Oriented from start to finish




Crystal Lake, IL

Education Level:

High School/GED

Will Relocate:



Multi market experience at many levels in fast pace environments. Team player snd creative thinker. Task manager.


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Ashley Furniture (Confidential) 5/2007 - 8/2007
Tyco Healthcare (Confidential) 9/2005 - 9/2006
Sportdecals (Confidential) 12/1999 - 4/2004



Christopher H. S. General Studies 1977 High School/GED Degree



Patricia Krug Stonikas 1131 Amberwood Drive Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014 (815) 459-7855 or Email: JOB OBJECTIVE I am seeking a position utilizing my talents working in a Management, Customer Service, Product Quality, or Design Position. I desire to grow with a company, while continuing to expand my talents and education to better serve my employer and his customers. EXPERIENCE 2007/Current Ashley Home Furniture, Algonquin, Illinois (847) 960-8300 Product Specialist/Sales 2005/2006 Tyco Healthcare/Kendall, Crystal Lake, Illinois (815) 444-2551 Machine tender/packer on manufacturing floor for medical biohazard containers. 1999/2004 Sportdecals, Crystal Lake, Illinois (new address in Spring Grove) (815) 675-2471 Film File Coordinator and Production Design Artist Designed artwork of various print media for schools, corporate clients, and pro-sports teams. Corel 10 and Photoshop software was utilized to generate and edit logos, text products, and create velum color separations for screen printing. Trained new employees in art department for their duties. Assisted Auto CAD department with file transfers. Worked closely with customers and design team. 1989/1992 Union Special Corporation, Huntley, Illinois (847) 669-5101 Technical Illustrator II Created adjusting diagrams using Corel, Scanjet Plus, Microsoft Word, Ventura Software, and manual drafting for sewing and parts catalogs. Worked with editor of “The Needle’s Eye” publication to create visual aid diagrams to follow text articles. Teamed with Sales Promotion manager to organize trade show layout for machine placement and company identity. 1988/1989 Parkway Sign Company, McHenry, Illinois Sales Representative/Draftsman Propose on site sign designs to customers for both illuminated and sandblasted signs. Worked with local government officials to acquire permits of installation and adherence to code compliance regulations. Setup time schedules for crew sign installations. 1986/1989 Donna Wilson Designs / Swan Quarter Carving Company, Crystal Lake, Illinois Subcontractor Designed detailed construction blueprints for oak clocks and gun cleaning kits. Created boundaries for milling of prototype copies on lathe, for bird and fish carvings. Developed new designs for freelance artists to fill custom Caribbean client orders. Painted collector birds decoys for Ducks Unlimited. 1986/1987 Sportdecals, Crystal Lake, Illinois Dark Room Technician for stat camera. Created negative and positive film for screen printers. Maintain dark room supplies and equipment. 1985/1986 Acme Wiley Corporation, Elk Grove, Illinois Drafting Artist Prepared sign shop construction and installation drawings. Developed corporate ID books for Ford, and other large volume clients. Built reduced scale models of signs, for sales presentations to clients. 1978-1983 Mt. Vernon Sign Company, Mt. Vernon, Illinois Drafting Design Artist Created inked neon designs and patterns for corporate customers (Bud Lite, Bush, Miller). Developed installation layouts for individual wall-mounted letters. Created company logos for clients. Created airbrushed sign proposals for sales staff. SPECIAL SKILLS AND ABILITIES Range of experience in design, illustration, print, and art production, as well as customer sales and service. Adaptable to new computer applications. Dedicated team member, accepting supervision well, hard working, meets goals, with excellent attendance record. Engages problems with innovation, flexibility, and ability to multitask. EDUCATION Current McHenry County College, Crystal Lake, Illinois Business Management / Associate Degree Program (Graduation target 2009) The Academy for Higher Performance Degree Program (night class schedule for working adults) *General Studies *Manufacturing Safety *Industrial Materials *Speech *Computer Literacy 1996/1979 Rend Lake College, Ina, Illinois (2yrs. of course work) Emphasis on Mechanical and Architectural Drafting, Design and Advertising. *General Studies *Design *Advertising *Architectural Drafting *Mechanical Drafting 1973/1977 Christopher Community High School, Christopher, Illinois General Studies, Typing, Art, Accounting Graduated 1977 1975-1977 Mount Vernon High School, Mount Vernon, Illinois 2yr. Vocational Drafting Program (program completed) INTERESTS Sewing, Painting, Reenacting, Gardening, Education, Outdoor activities, Travel, Art, and Reading

Companies I like:

JC Penney, Sears, Ford, Anhiser Bush, Comcast, Mattel, Disney, Ikea, Neutrogena, LucasArts Ltd, Avon, Columbia House, Max Factor, WalMart, Kohl's, Sage Products, L'oreal, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Better Homes and Gardens, Allure, Quaker, Hersheys, M & M Mars, Banana Boat, Levi's, Rangler, Hallmark, Bic, Scotch, Crayola, Conair


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Identify product damage and price errors on display floor for submission and correction. Identify bad parts and product while resolving customer questions and complaints.