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Creative Professional

Location:
Gilbert, AZ, 85295
Posted:
September 09, 2008

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// My Summary

I am a highly creative professional with a strong graphic design and web design background. I have both the understanding and awareness of marketing communications and strategic marketing for both B2B and B2C business, along with the related technical aspects, communicating very effectively both verbally, and written. With my positive attitude, team-oriented and organized multi-tasking abilities, I am the go-getter that you would love working with.

// My stepping stones…

February 2008 – Present

Fedex Services

Customer Integration Consultant

- Interacting with customers face to face helping them find a solution to their shipping needs

- Gather information based on a questioning consultation to offer our best solution and then implement that solution

- Responsible for building the team sharepoint site, with information, and graphics used to help my co-workers find what they need to better help them when they are on the field

- Work directly with sales to build relationships with new customers and continue our existing relationships with our current customers

July 2007 – January 2008 (Contract)

ILearn2Win/The Success-Club

Art Director/Web Manager

- Led the design of an on-line web community focused on success-driven people: site include

o Forum

o Chat

o Picture upload

o Personal profile

o Book club

- Applied creative direction and brand management for the start of the online community

- Guided the project from concept to completion

May 2006 – July 2007

Avnet Technology Solutions

Marketing Communication Specialist (senior graphic designer)

- Built and maintained professional, marcom relationships with project managers throughout the company

- Assisted in the creative brainstorming and concept process for new marketing campaigns

- Led the design effort in a number of internal and external web, email, and newsletter marketing campaigns

- Designed magazine ads from concept to completion under tight deadlines

- Developed strategic marketing communication, creative briefs B2B and B2C marketing efforts

- Saved the marketing department thousands of dollars by bringing most creative projects, in-house

February 2006 – May 2006 (Contract)

AIG Insurance

Web Content Editor/ Designer

- Edited and maintained the outdated sales intranet by adding new documentation, graphics, and features

- Suggested and implemented new ways to better navigate through the intranet

- Prepared sales collateral for inside reps

- Provided technical and website assistance to other departments as needed

October 2003 – February 2006

Alpha Omega Publications

Web Designer

- Provided web developers with the front-end layout of new website, including graphics, HTML, Style sheets, etc.

- Responsible for product photo shots to be placed on the on-line store

- Attended and assisted at photo shoots, for used of photography throughout the website

- Provided voice-over and other video and editing help during video shoots, and audio recordings

- Designed HTML emails, web ads, newsletters, and other web graphics as my everyday responsibilities

- Assisted in the design and testing of GUI for web-based and CD software applications

// Acquired knowledge and still adding to the list…

HTML/XHTML/CSS

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe Indesign

Adobe Illustrator

Dreamweaver

Fireworks

Flash

XML

Project Management

Digital Photography

Video Editing

Face to Face Customer Consulting

// The foundation of my success…

Nov of 2003 Collins College Certificate of Multimedia in Graphic Design

Focused strictly on graphic design for print and web.

June of 2003 DeVry University BS in Computer Information Systems

Known for it’s technical savvy students, DeVry gave me a strong foundation in a variety of computer languages and logic, which makes it easy for me to now mesh that development and design all together in one, when working with websites.



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