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Kellee K LaVars

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Currently living in

Hollywood, Florida, US

Willing to relocate

Work Preferences

In-Person

Open to roles

Short Term ContractLong Term Employee

Ideal Workplace Values

I value honest and open communication. This helps me to work together with a team collaboratively while including the entire team in policy and rules .


Skills and Strengths

My Neuro-exceptional talent

I was in college as a journalism major and received a job offer as an editorial assistant in a magazine. While there, I spent a lot of time in the art department and as a natural progression I became fascinated with print production. Having a project management mindset, I loved the idea of taking creative projects from concept to delivery of a tangible product. Combining process and detail together, I am able to merge the two to develop better processes in organizations.

Technical Skills

Adobe Systems Adobe Acrobat

Microsoft Office

Apple Keynote

Microsoft Project

Top 5 Soft Skills

Active ListeningPresentationSocial skillsNegotiation

Inclusion Essentials

Environments I'm comfortable with

Working with food
Interaction with the public
Bright or blinking lights
Uniforms (hard hat, hair net, etc.)
Working with animals
Driving a vehicle
Heavy lifting
Loud noises
Outdoors or places with strong smells
Standing for long periods
Variable temperatures

I cannot tolerate strong odors, unless it is ink, solubles or substrates related to a printing environment. I love the smell of printing. Same with loud noise, but I can tolerate the rhythm of a printing press.

Experience

Check out my work

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Ad: Maui Film Festival
Worked for 5 years, 2 months from Apr 2015 to May 2020

Creative Operations Manager/Print Production Manager - Office Depot Corporate Headquaters

I developed and managed creative workflows for all in-store, customer-facing digital, print, signage, video and seasonal campaigns. I was responsible for communicating to creative teams, stakeholders and managing vendor relationships. I worked with print vendors to quote projects, investigate and source hardware and materials, preflight, troubleshoot and release mechanicals, and to arrange for kit packs and manage logistics of deliverables. I also managed the vendor relationship with our translation partner, and provided QC to ensure that all materials adhered to styleguides and were error-free upon release.

Education and Credentials

Attending since 2000

California State University, Fullerton

Bachelor's degree - Advertising

Attending since null

Some college, no degree obtained