Where I've been and what I've done

iS3 Inc. 06/12 – present

Senior Web Designer

  • Manage several of the business entities' websites simultaneously, both commercial large scale sites and informational sites.
  • Designed, built and currently maintain company Wordpress blogs using custom themes and templates.
  • Redesigned and coded several corporate websites, landing pages and email templates using current technologies.
  • Reconstructed the GUI (Graphic User Interface) for the company's top selling antivirus software to enhance the user experience.
  • Created interesting, detailed infographics and worked on branded print materials for the Sales department.

Freelance 01/06 – 10/09 :: 11/10 – 06/12

Graphic / Web Designer, Front End Developer

  • Conceptualized, designed and produced website templates, page layouts, and promotional elements.
  • Visually transitioned wire frames to fully designed web pages and web application interfaces.
  • Understood and translated strategic company goals and business requirements into visually compelling layouts, functionality and online user experiences.
  • Created product packaging (boxes, cartons, labels, bags, pouches and POS displays), from concept to release, for various food and nutritional supplement companies.
  • Designed print ads to be featured in national magazines and local newspapers; as well as vehicle display ads for vans and metro buses.
  • Utilized design skills to communicate marketing plans for small to medium sized companies while operating within time constraints and multi-tasking in fast-paced environments.

Media Placement Group 10/09 – 09/10

Senior Web Designer

  • Designed moderately complex multimedia corporate websites, microsites and related digital media/marketing assets for national advertising clients.
  • Aided in the development of front end user interfaces, using elegant and efficient semantic code.
  • Interpreted and understood the client's needs; thought creatively to produce new ideas that supported business goals and objectives while incorporating industry best practice methods.
  • Worked with project staff to provide forward-thinking, high quality conceptual solutions for clients and presented ideas to executive level staff in a professional manner.
  • Handled production requirements and specifications for all managed projects.

Nutri-Force Nutrition 11/04 – 12/05

Senior Graphic/Web Designer

  • Developed in-house advertising and communication pieces including design concepts, artwork, and production to enhance company image/positioning and increase market exposure.
  • Translated the brand and brand message to customers and partners through the implementation and co-development of design guidelines established by the organization.
  • Communicated with external clients to assess the most appropriate solution for their communication objectives while ensuring sales and productivity goals were achieved.
  • Coordinated interactions with internal and external vendors to ensure price, quality, schedule and delivery of all integral materials.

Scitec Nutrition 04/02 – 11/04

Creative Director/Web Designer/Project Manager

  • Defined and developed brand standards for in-house marketing collateral and client projects.
  • Responsible for the creation and production of design concepts, layout and printing for company's international quarterly magazine publications.
  • Managed, developed and re-designed company's interactive website.
  • Designed and produced complex internal and external marketing and communications materials, including proposals, brochures, promotional materials, advertisements, trade show graphics, and exhibit booth graphics.

University of Central Florida 08/98 – 10/01

Grad Assistant (Marketing & MIS Depts)

  • Conducted meta-analytic studies within the information technology industry.
  • Developed training curriculums and designed and built databases for undergraduate students.
  • Conducted research on industry trends within the marketing profession.