Independent Contractor (June 2008–Present)
Through agencies and independently, provide design, production, and related services to companies in the Boston, Cambridge, Metro West, and Metro North areas of Boston. Current and recent assignments: Provide marketing assistance to Milford-based life science, diagnostic testing company in the migration of web content to their new e-commerce website, including post-launch maintenance and uploads of new documents and landing pages.
Format, edit, and produce proposals in response to US military program RFPs in 12-month contract assignment. Specific responsibilities include:
analyze RFPs to develop compliant matrices and production checklists
edit and integrate new content from multiple authors into proposal template
coordinate kick-off/lessons-learned meetings
Ongoing contract role as Production Artist for a corporate branding and consulting company in Gloucester, MA. Assist marketing team in the migration of web-based content and financial data for Framingham-based audio equipment developer.
Format newly branded marketing collateral for Cambridge design firm’s MassHire campaign. Develop customized pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical device training materials for Belmont-based design firm using Adobe Create Cloud applications.
Format scientific reports and manuals for large European-based pharmaceutical company in Adobe InDesign. Convert library of Adobe InDesign templates to MS Word templates for Cambridge-based research firm. Etheridge Designs to Production • 346 Turnpike Road • Westborough, MA 01581 • 617-***-**** Proposal Coordinator (July 2011–June 2013)
Coordinate the production and editing of proposals for submission to the US Department of Defense. Prepare graphics per proposal requirements in PowerPoint and Illustrator. Track proposal status, authorship, distribution, and SMEs through company-wide database (FileMaker Pro). Maintain corporate website using Dreamweaver.
Develop and document workflow policies and procedures for Proposal Coordinator position. Charles River Analytics • 625 Mount Auburn Street • Cambridge, MA 02138 • 617-***-**** Manager, Creative Services (1995-2008)
Manage library of InDesign and Word templates for customized research reports, studies, and marketing materials. Train colleagues in InDesign, MS Word, and establish production workflow processes. Design and produce color reports and marketing materials. Manage projects from concept through design, vendor communications, print, and distribution. Develop and establish company procedures regarding project deliverables and schedules. Manage and report directly to Vice President of Marketing on development and execution of company re-branding. Key member of the CERAWEEK Conference team managing logistics, schedules, marketing materials, and onsite registration of annual conference held in Houston, TX, hosting energy professionals from the United States and around the world.
Assistant Editor, College Spanish Textbooks (1991–95) Assist authors and Editorial Director in the preparation of manuscripts and profit and loss statements. Secure reviewers for manuscripts development; prepare reviewer questionnaires; summarize and present results to author, Editorial Director, and Publisher.
Assist in the hiring and managing of editorial assistants and production artists. Heinle & Heinle • 20 Park Plaza • Boston, MA 02116 • 617-***-**** Editor and Administrator, Latin America Region (1988–91) Translate and submit reporting documents to the US Agency for International Development (USAID) in Washington, DC, from Latin America satellite offices.
Develop proposals for private donor fundraising for women’s health care and family planning centers in Latin America.
Write, edit, and manage the printing of 4-color newsletter to be distributed as marketing and fundraising material. Represent company and marketing efforts at various US-based Reproductive Health / USAID conferences and events. Pathfinder International • 9 Galen Street • Watertown, MA 02472 • T: 617-***-**** E D U C A T I O N
University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH
BA in Spanish with concentration in Education. 3.5 GPA C O M P U T E R S K I L L S
Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat) Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) SharePoint
InMotion Document Workflow System
Windows / Mac