Dave S. Armstrong

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Work Experience

2013-Present Prodigy Promos Lindon, Utah
Senior Production Designer
  • Managed workflow and project assignment for the design department
  • Performed all pre-press responsibilities including preparing files, sending deliverable to vendors, and resolving production issues
  • Designed art for t-shirts and other apparel along with various promotional products
  • Worked with clients to establish strong branding and impactful product development
2013-2014 DCWV Inc. Provo, Utah
Production Lead
  • Oversaw all pre-press procedures including preparing all files for vendors, training staff, and developing and implimenting new workflows
  • Communicated directly with vendors, clients, and factories to resolve all production related issues
  • Worked with internal development staff to create new product lines and resolve ongoing production problems
2009-2012 R&R Embroidery and Screenprinting Provo, Utah
Art Department Head
  • Managed workflow and procedure in the art department
  • Trained and supervised junior artists
  • Created art for t-shirts and other printable media
  • Prepared client's art for screen printing
2009 Sterling ATM Salt Lake City, Utah
Sign/Print Shop Manager
  • Oversaw the production of signs, vinyl decals, miniature models, large format prints and stickers
  • Worked with brand managers from major financial institution to protect and promote corporate identity
2007-2008 Creative Expressions Inc. Murray, Utah
Graphic Designer
  • Worked with supervisors and customers to create logos, designs, and printed material
  • Prepared art for screen printing, offset printing, vinyl cutting, and promotional products
  • Designed and built company websites and weekly email newsletters
2006-2007 Silver Creek Computers Ephraim, Utah
Computer Technician
  • Scheduled and executed house calls to fix computers and networks for private, corporate and corporate customers and government agencies
  • Troubleshot and repaired computers in our main office
2005-2006 Sanpete Messenger Manti, Utah
Webmaster/Ad Design
  • Built and maintained the website for the local weekly newspaper
  • Formatted for web and uploaded the newspaper each week
  • Designed ad for web and print editions of the newspaper

Technical Skills

Software and programing
  • Adobe CS6 Suite including extensive experience with Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, and InDesign
  • Microsoft Office Suite; Windows and Mac platforms
  • html and css with firm understanding of cross browser compatibility

Design skills
  • Brand management and styling
  • Color theory with a clear understanding of RGB, CMYK, hex, and Pantone colors
  • Design theory with study in print, web, promotional, advertising and presentational layouts
  • Strong typography skills
  • Search engine optimization
  • Event, portrait, and product photography with DSLR cameras


2002-2006 Snow College Ephraim, Utah
Communications Major
  • Took Courses in Threatre, Radio Production, Web Design, Newspaper Production, Public Speaking, and Mass Communication.
2002-2005 The Snowdrift - Student Newspaper Snow College
  • Earned a National Scholastic Press Association first place award
  • Also worked as webmaster, layout designer, ad designer, news writer, and humor columnist
2002-2005 89.5 KAGJ - Student Radio Station Snow College
Program Director
  • Managed on-air staff and created broadcasting schedules and playlists
  • Also worked as weekend on-air personality, webmaster, live event DJ and MC, and event coordinator
1998-2002 Manti High School Manti, Utah
Class of 2002
  • Was involved in student government (Jr. Class Vice President), speech and debate (State Champion, competed in Student Congress, Spar, Lincoln Douglas Debate, and Impromptu Speaking), competition drama (State Champion in Humorous Interpretation, also competed in One Act Play, served as drama club vice president for two years), theatre (had leads in several dramatic and musical productions) yearbook (Computer Editor and Photographer), newspaper (Columnist), band (band president, multiple brass instruments), and show chior.