Resume

EDUCATION

Sullivan County Community College
Advertising
Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS)
Graduated honors with a 4.0 GPA
Sessions Online School of Design
Design
Certificate in Advanced Brand Marketing Design.
Skills learned included:
• Adobe CC applications
• Typography
• Packaging Design
• Brand & Identity
• Ecommerce
• Internet Marketing

EMPLOYMENT

06.2002 – present
Freelancer
• Worked closely with clients to identify their needs and challenges and provide solutions-oriented campaign themes.
• Designed wireframes and compositions for new web projects.
• Developed design deliverables that elevated, differentiated and functioned on-brand and on-strategy.
• Formatted text and graphics for blog posts, newsletters and other materials.
• Generated computer graphics and page-layout software, graphic elements and photography.
• Drafted and managed print, online and social media communications designed to promote company brand, image and values.

2018 – present
General Dynamics Mission Systems
Senior Marketing And Trade Show Manager
• Logistics and management of trade shows
• Create signage for events and trade shows
• Responsible for producing a variety of content for the division and local site’s external and internal communications programs
• Design logos, posters, banners, brochures and other marketing collateral for external and internal events
• Design and develop hub sites for intranet as well as graphics for external website
• Coordinates with subject matter experts on content production
• Photograph events

05.2016 – 01.2017
iT1 Source
Marketing Specialist
iT1 is a global technology solution provider. iT1 works closely with industry leading manufacturers including Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HP Inc., Cisco, Dell Technologies/EMC, Lenovo, VMware, Citrix and Microsoft, and many others.
• Designed new on-brand visual elements to effectively convey concepts and messaging.
• Collaborated with vendors to ensure style consistency with other marketing materials.
• Edited existing PowerPoint slides to enhance the corporate message.
• Designed advertisements, tradeshow banners and signage from concept through completion.
• Troubleshot page performance issues and SEO performance code incompatibilities
• Created and maintained company web pages using WordPress.
• Created and implemented external and internal communications strategies for key company initiatives such as IOT technologies.
• Drafted and managed print, online and social media communications designed to promote company brand, image and values.

03.2015 – 05.2016
DollarDays International
Email Marketing Specialist
DollarDays International is a online wholesale company focused on Non Profits.
Job Duties:
• Created and maintained company web pages using HTML and CSS.
• Designed art and copy layouts for direct mail advertising material using Hubspot and Mail Chimp.
• Planned and launched innovative, creative and effective email campaigns, which resulted in a 45% growth in the company.
• Devised email strategies, including segmenting strategies, welcome email auto responders and training drip campaigns.

10.2008 – 06.2013
Exelis
Graphic Design Specialist
Exelis Inc., was a global aerospace, defense, information and services company. Acquired by Harris Corporation in 2015.
• Designed the company identity package and marketing collateral such as data sheets, corporate overview brochures, corporate overview presentations, and large-scale trade show displays.
• Increased contract wins by designing proposal graphics such as covers and innovative charts.
• Contributions led to numerous contract wins and verbal recognition from customers on the improved quality of the proposals.
• Designed and edited all corporate communications and marketing materials according to specific market and customer needs.

09.2004 – 05.2008
Paige Group Advertising Agency
Website Designer And Production Assistant
Paige Group is a full service agency that offers strategic communications and creative services.
• Key player during strategic and conceptual brainstorming sessions.
• Web design and development using Dreamweaver and HTML /CSS.
• Produced collateral materials/print advertising projects for B2B customers.
• Managed creative projects from concept to completion while managing outside vendors.
• Organizing and archiving agency production files.
• Responsible for updating software, maintenance of equipment and networking functions of business.