Heather Leslie
Graphic Design, Pleasanton California United States
 
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Contact details
1674 Carmel Drive
Walnut Creek, CA
94596
Tel: 925 7050854
Brief Summary
Heather Leslie
(925) 705-0854
haleslie09@gmail.com
http://www.linkedin.com/in/haleslie

OBJECTIVE
Seeking a career opportunity using my talents and experiences to enhance the success of your company.


EXPERIENCE
Graphic Designer, Corgi International/Master Replicas, Inc., Walnut Creek, CA 5/2006 – 4/2008
Design merchandise spec sheets for sales and marketing
Assist with packaging
Provide sales with promotional materials
Maintain image database
Attend and assist various consumer trade shows

Design Account Manager, Bentley Publishing Group, Walnut Creek, CA 1/2004 – 3/2006
Responsible for all accounts related to interior design and the hospitality industry
Cold call prospective customers and qualify them for a new account
Oversee shipments from printers nationally and internationally to various US locations
Attend and coordinate trade shows.
Create and update new art release websites
Back-up telephones to reception

Executive Assistant, COL Search / Donohue Group Inc., Pleasanton, CA 6/2003 – 9/2004
Provided 70% of support to President and VP of company, 30% to staff and office support
Maintain office supplies and maintenance, answer multi-line phone system, filing, and database entry in collaboration with other administrative staff.
Train and set-up new employees
Support all computer and office operations including roll out.
Organize business events, meetings, appointments, catering needs, and all travel arrangements for staff and contractors
Conduct all HR procedures for new hires including tracking of timecards and contracts
Maintain relationships with contractors via phone and email.
Create documents in support of company including spreadsheets and reports

Administrative Assistant, McHenry House for the Homeless, Tracy, CA 4/2002 – 6/2003
In direct support of Program Manager and Director
Responsible for all city mandated community service workers, screening of clients and intake of clients
Perform daily room checks, answer phone calls, and perform troubleshooting of any computer needs
Assist director with accounting, filing, payroll, faxing, copying, data entry, and creation of spreadsheets and reports
Participate in fundraisers which includes organizing and tracking of guests and donation
Design business cards, brochures, flyers for special events, display boards etc.

Administrative Assistant, R.L. Gibson Company, Kennewick, WA 4/2001 - 7/2001
Answer phones, file, data entry, handle accounts receivable and payable, multitask and troubleshoot any computer needs
Schedule appointments for a crew of electricians and installers

Graphic Artist, Sun Graphics, Concord, CA 4/2000 - 3/2001
Design and update logo's and graphics for corrugated box group using Photoshop and Illustrator
Create negatives of artwork required for plate making process.
Perform miscellaneous administrative duties

Computer Service Shift Supervisor, Kinko's, Concord, CA 8/1999 - 4/2000
Handle the graphic designing of various business and personal documents using a variety of programs and platforms.
Receive a high volume of work and phone calls. Perform duties on a rigid time schedule
Distribute assignments to other staff, handle technical support of customer computers, one on one contact with customers.
Implement training of new hires and maintain records.

Lab Technician, Wolf Camera, Dublin, CA 7/1997 - 6/1999
Process and develop various types of film and photos
Maintain photographic equipment and processing chemicals
Answer phones and assist with accounts payable


EDUCATION
Silicon Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA 1998 - 1999
Graphic Design

Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA 1995 – 1997
General Education


SKILLS SUMMARY

I am proficent in the MS office suite, Acrobat & Distiller, FileMaker Pro, Adobe CS3 - Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign, OCR Scan, Corel Draw, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Entourage and other various internet programs.

I am a self-starter and avid multi-tasker. I type 60 Wpm and have great organizational and personable skills. Proficient with both PC and Mac Platforms.

I have years of experience and can meet tight deadlines in a friendly, professional manner.
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