Resume

MULTIMEDIA DESIGNER
RightThisMinute  |   Phoenix, AZ
March 2015–present

-Manage the design, layout and execution of all print and digital marketing materials including media kits, sales and marketing presentations, promotional videos, premium items and brand sponsorships
-Create user centric website designs and work closely with in-house web developer to ensure implementation complies with designs
-Produced, directed and edited video biographies for the TV show hosts: http://www.RightThisMinute.com/hosts
-Create editable sales and distribution templates in Keynote and PowerPoint for powerhouse brands such as MGM and ABC
-Translate business facts and features into graphic terms that best convey intended meaning
-Create graphic presentations that communicate mood, emphasis, insight, viewpoint and similar visual impressions by using design principles including layout, color theory and typography
– Create still and animated house ads for http://www.RightThisMinute.com
-Create still and animated content for social media platforms to include marketing campaigns, such as contests and other promotions
-Create ads for sales and marketing campaigns and B2B advertising
-Create branded transitions for the RightThisMinute TV show


MARKETING DESIGNER
Dominion Enterprises – Commercial Web Services  |  Norfolk, VA
Dec 2013–March 2015

– Spearheaded complete rebranding efforts to include corporate identity system, creation and implementation of brand standards, website redesign, all external and internal documents and graphics for social media platforms
– Designed 15-page corporate website: http://www.commercialwebservices.com
– Designed for global and national companies including Bobcat, Isuzu, JCB and Ford
– Designed large format displays for trade shows
– Successfully managed and coordinated design and marketing projects from concept through completion
– Collaborated with clients and marketing team to create vision, conceive designs and consistently meet deadlines and requirements
– Strong ability to connect with clients and educate them on developing their brand
– Successfully translated data into concrete designs for sales and marketing materials, promotional videos and corporate websites
– Extensive experience designing for digital assets including web banner ads, blog and email graphics, and user centric website prototypes


MEDIA SPECIALIST
Tidewater Community College  |  Norfolk, VA
Dec 2011–Dec 2013

– Oversaw college wide digital signage and digital way-finder directories across all four campuses.
– Trained campus reps on effective digital signage design and content
– Approved artwork to ensure signage content was appropriate and the design complied with the College’s brand standards
– Designed interactive interfaces for digital way-finder directories
– Led video projects where I produced, shot and edited academic, training and promotional videos
– Worked with faculty and staff to help add multimedia elements to their courses
– Performed photography tasks as needed


GRAPHIC DESIGNER
PostNet, Inc.  |  Chesapeake, VA
March 2011–Oct 2011

– Guided small business owners to find and keep customers by providing small business
marketing solutions
– Led graphic design department, managed deadlines and quality assurance
– Designed logos, identity systems, brochures, flyers and vinyl lettering for large-format banners, signs and vehicles


MARKETING REP.
Rose & Womble Real Estate  |  Virginia Beach, VA
 Aug 2009–Jan 2011

– Initiatied marketing and design tasks such as website and social media postings, email notifications, creating collateral for open houses, direct marketing and ads in print publications
– Performed photography as needed


ASSOCIATE PRODUCER
WTKR Channel 3  |  Norfolk, VA
Nov 2007–July 2009

– Coordinated and wrote the morning newscast
– Gathered and fact-checked information
– Ensured the newscast had a natural flow by writing dynamic lead-ins, transitions and tags


REPORTER/EDITOR
KMCV Channel 7 [now KSPN Channel 2]  |  Saipan, Micronesia
May 2005–June 2007

– Produced, shot and edited new stories for the nightly newscast
– Maintained relationships with community leaders and key contacts to ensure accurate and up-to-date information
– Produced an average of one story and one VO/SOT each work day
– Successfully worked as a one woman band


EDITOR
MCTV Channel 115  |  Scottsdale, AZ
April 2004–May 2005

– Edited station programming
– Performed various production tasks


EDUCATION

AAS  |  Graphic Design  |  Dec 2012
Tidewater Community College  |  Portsmouth, VA

 

BA  |  Broadcast Journalism  |  May 2001
Business Minor  |  May 2001
Arizona State University  |  Tempe, AZ