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Graphic Designer Manager

Dover, New Hampshire, United States
August 22, 2018

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Paul W. Perry


Graphic Design

Web Design

Graphic and Website Designer

Qualifications Profile

Creative print and digital designer with a track record of successful collaboration and teamwork.

 Innate talent for designing, developing, and producing advanced creative graphics, marketing materials, display advertising, commercial art, and technical illustrative materials based on stakeholders’ objectives; strong ability to merge creativity with expert-level technical knowledge.

 Collaborative team member who is dedicated to achieving a collective win.  Prolific user of Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver on both Mac and PC platforms. Experience with Adobe After Effects and Premiere Pro.

 Advanced PowerPoint and presentation creation skills.  Expert-level skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.  Experienced with multiple content management systems (CMS), including WordPress.  Deep understanding of HTML and CSS. Experienced with PHP, JavaScript, and jQuery.  Motivated self-starter with high-level skills in planning, organization, and problem solving.  Superior interpersonal and communication skills in working with internal teams and external resources (e.g. designers, copywriters, agencies, and other vendors) to ensure consistent achievement of desired outcomes.

 Articulate public speaker with strong presentation skills; confident pitching ideas/concepts to various stakeholders and senior management.

Professional Experience


Graphic & Web Designer Project Manager (2016 to 2017) Designing and constructing custom websites and marketing materials for veterinary hospitals.

Client Quotes:

“Paul was extremely responsive, and gave us the best customer service we’ve had in a very long time.”

– Dr. Candace R. Benyei, Owner, Whimsy Brook Farm, Redding, Connecticut

“Paul was great to work with throughout the entire process of building our new website!”

– Breawna Fritzler, Office Manager, Rose Rock Veterinary Hospital and Pet Resort Selected Highlights:

 Planned, organized, budgeted, and executed the creation of as many as twenty veterinary websites at any given time as well as the regular maintenance of over 300 custom websites.  Managed day-to-day operations including content updates, issue mitigation, project management, and design/content approvals.

 Coached and educated clients in setting brand direction and implementing marketing tactics in order to effectively engage their target audience.  Implemented online project-management software allowing for real-time oversight, increased team communication and productivity, and easy schedule adjustments. MEASURED PROGRESS, DOVER, NH

Marketing Project Manager Graphic Designer (2008 to 2015); Project Coordinator (2005 to 2008)

Rapidly advanced to positions of increased leadership and responsibility in design, marketing strategy (digital and traditional), and project management. Selected Highlights:

Contributed digital design solutions to support marketing campaigns: Â Developed multi-media presentations for 12 nationally broadcast Webinars, each reaching audiences at least 67% larger than the average audience. Â Designed online banner ads, website banners, and landing pages for online campaigns. Â Contributed to the creation of product brochures, exhibit displays, email blasts, and promotional giveaways.

Paul W. Perry


Graphic Design

Web Design

 Directed corporate photography sessions, selected and retouched photographs for use in print and online media.

 Achieved 95% early submission rate for all creative materials.  Administered technical production of weekly internal e-newsletter to keep employees abreast of latest developments in the educational assessment market space.  Created technical documentation to assist internal stakeholders with the use of new software.

Spearheaded corporate initiative to create new brand standards, and resources: Â Lead internal creative and cross-functional representative team. Â Provided regular updates to and gathered appropriate approvals/feedback from senior executives.

 Designed and delivered multimedia presentation to introduce and educate 200+ employees about the new brand standards; recognized by CEO for “hitting it out of the park.”  Devised innovative surveys to gather stakeholder feedback and provide data-driven reports in order to reduce the role of personal preference and opinion in decision-making processes.  Built an internal website to communicate new brand standards and make brand resources available to multiple locations.

Managed day-to-day operations of marketing team including assigning tasks, tracking progress, and holding contributors accountable for meeting quality specifications and deadlines.

 Consistently met work standards by adhering to production, quality, and schedule requirements; resolving operational issues; and identifying process improvements.  Managed all external vendor relationships associated with marketing projects including print specifications, price quotes, and final approvals; proficient in file preparation for print production.

Freelance Work

GRAPHIC DESIGNER AND WEB DEVELOPER, 2009 to Present Provide cutting-edge, creative electronic and print solutions to support growing companies.

Selected Highlights:

 Built and launched responsive-design websites using WordPress CMS to enhance communication, increase lead-generation, and boost user experience.  Employed user testing to improve website organization, nomenclature, and user experience.  Devised, implemented, and maintained a user-friendly online registration process that is fully integrated with e-mail marketing and e-commerce tools, resulting in multiple efficiencies that saved time, money, and paper.

Education, Training, Professional Development


 Inbound Certification, HubSpot Academy, 2018

 Google Analytics Certification, Google Analytics Academy, 2018  Advanced Search Engine Optimization, Simplilearn, 2017 NEW HORIZONS COMPUTER LEARNING CENTER

 Introduction to for Marketing, 2017  Introduction to Analytics: Building Reports and Dashboards, 2017  HTML5: Content Authoring with New and Advanced Features, 2017  JavaScript Essentials with jQuery, 2017

 SQL Querying – Level 1 Fundamentals of Querying, 2017  Adobe Flash CS6, 2014

 SharePoint Level 1, 2009


 Professional Coaching Certificate, 2009


 B.S. Degree in General Science; Minors in Secondary Education, Biology, and Earth Science

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