GOALS:
Design and Marketing professional seeks to develop graphic communications to meet and exceed corporate objectives.

SKILLS:
Graphic design and Copywriting using software such as Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver) Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Google Analytics, AdWords, Meta Tags, Constant Contact, WordPress, Social Media (YouTube, Twitter, Foursquare, Pinterest, Facebook, LinkedIn)

EXPERIENCE:
Consultant: The Data Edge, Barkhamsted, CT (Jan. 2013 – Present)
• Budget-friendly website development and marketing for small to medium sized businesses and non-profits.
• Increased online lead generation for a manufacturer and distributor of analytic instruments.
- Established company brand standards for international marketing communications.
- Slashed expenses 50% by bringing outsourced print and web design in-house.

Marketing Manager: RollEase, Stamford, CT (Oct. 2011 – Dec. 2012)
• Produced creative promotions for a manufacturer and distributor of window covering system components.
- Supported marketing objectives, through print, video and web media.

Marketing Coordinator: Hearst Media, Stamford, CT (Jan. – Oct. 2011)
• Search engine optimization, copywriting and video production for the fastest growing online division.
- SEO keywords, web content development and competitive analysis for clients of the Fairfield List.

Marketing Manager: Transpo Industries, New Rochelle, NY (Feb. 2002 – Oct. 2010)
• Supported national sales reps for a manufacturer and distributor of safety products for the transportation industry.
- Increased revenues by 18% through the addition of new customers and growth with existing client base.
- Designed and built the company’s first website in 2002, overhauled it in 2010.
- Organized 20 domestic and international trade show exhibits a year.

Consultant: The Data Edge, Stamford, CT (June 1998 – Feb. 2002)
• Managed promotions, demos, press releases and client websites for a computer networking company.

Graphic Artist: News 12, Norwalk, CT (Oct. 1995 – June 1998)
• Developed a consistent "look and feel" for local cable television news broadcasts.
- Produced a talk show segment which was aired on Earth Day.
- Organized an image library, created graphics, edited copy.

Senior Artist: Prodigy Services, White Plains, NY (Sept. 1985 - Aug. 1995)
• Designed promotional content for this first consumer online service with a graphic user interface.
- Created direct response advertising packages for publishers, retailers and investment firms.
- Increased member interactivity by developing online contests and promotions.

Art Director: NY and CT (80’s)
• Created award-winning packaging, posters, press kits, direct mail and advertising campaigns.
- Teamed up with copywriters and account executives to support client objectives.
- Supervised freelance photographers, illustrators and layout artists.

EDUCATION:
United Digital Artists/NY, Web Design Certificate (1998) Norwalk Community College / CT Continuing Education, Quark / Adobe Illustrator Classes (1995 - 97) Temple University, Teaching Certificate from the Pennsylvania Department of Education, BFA Graphic Design, Tyler School of Art (1976)

AWARDS:
Honorable Mention (2007) Stamford Art Association’s Faces & Figures Show. Blue Ribbons, Ferguson Library Shows, best photograph (2001), best oil painting (1999). Director’s Award (1994) for designing Membership Advantage, an online retail store of computer products and services, the sales of which exceeded all other merchandise clients for 40 weeks out of one 52-week period. Manager's Award (1990) for design of Inforum, an online special interest group (Intranet). Creativity Show (1983) DRG Records, album cover designs.