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Objective

To leverage my experience while continuing to be challenged. I have experience working in marketing and design, delivering positive results from concept to fruition, pitching ideas and fostering relationships with vendors and customers, all I need is the opportunity. My background in Marketing, Graphic Design, Procurement, Project Management and Technical Process Management represent a unique combination of disciplines.

Work History

Mar 2016To Date

Marketing & Business Development Leader

EDPRO Energy Group

- Strengthen the EDPRO brand and image in the physical and online marketplace.
- Coordinate and monitor activities to enhance and add value to EDPRO direct customer segments.
- Assist leadership on business development initiatives.
- Integrate business development role within Operations Leadership Team.
- Oversee all aspects of PRO2GO (self-serve retail cylinder kiosk segment) and put forth initiatives to optimize and expand the self-serve retail cylinder kiosk segment.
- Support Associate Dealer network (Bulk, Cylinder, & Fleets) by advising on and assisting in coordinating marketing initiatives to grow the business segments with effective and cost efficient programs.

May 2015Sept 2015

Design Lead

Cineplex Digital Networks

- Primary support to Art Director in the execution of variant creative materials stemming from approved concepts - as required/defined by project parameters.
- Work with Menuboard production team on execution, resolutions towards design/client feedback, while providing internal approvals on versioning designs.
- Responsibilities encompass the handling and management of administrative, documentation and internal process related activities in support towards production team.
- Ensuring that quality creative deliverables are maintained by conducting thorough, tactical level review (i.e pricing accuracy, language, format sizing, versioning).

Dec 2013July 2014

Marketing Manager

Eclipse Scientific

- Reporting to the Senior Executive group, responsible for full creative on all marketing collateral (print and web).
- Design, develop and maintain the corporate website and web-based product applications within, keying on user-friendliness.
- Responsible for design, distribution, and maintenance of corporate e-newsletters and subscriber databases, print newsletters and press releases.
- Generate, prepare, and present reports on performance of marketing initiatives (print ads, website traffic (Google Analytics), e-newsletters (Constant Contact), etc.)
- Coordinate bookings for broker presentations, career fairs and meetings with potential clients.
- Assist IT staff to troubleshoot and remedy network issues that may have arisen.
- Created instruction manuals for staff.
- Trained staff on new website functions and applications.

Oct 2010Sep 2013

Marketing Administrator

Totten Insurance Group

- Reporting to the Senior Executive group, responsible for full creative on all marketing collateral (print and web).

- Design, develop and maintain the corporate website and web-based product applications within, keying on user-friendliness.

- Responsible for design, distribution, and maintenance of corporate e-newsletters and subscriber databases, print newsletters and press releases.

- Generate, prepare, and present reports on performance of marketing initiatives (print ads, website traffic (Google Analytics), e-newsletters (Constant Contact), etc.)

- Coordinate bookings for broker presentations, career fairs and meetings with potential clients.

- Assist IT staff to troubleshoot and remedy network issues that may have arisen.

- Created instruction manuals for staff.

- Trained staff on new website functions and applications.

- Organized and coordinated the corporate charity golf tournament for 3 years. Booked the course, invited guests, coordinated sponsors and staff for the event, tracked all fees paid, designed the program, and procured giveaways for guests.

Mar 2009May 2010

Prepress Technician / Graphic Designer

Sportswood Printing

- Working with the Press Room staff, preflight, impose, and check of any and all customer files with Prinergy workflow.

- Estimating & Quoting on potential jobs.

- Design potential creative materials for customers as needed (Adobe Creative Suite, Quark Xpress, etc.).

- Maintain online ad content for Canadian Sportsman Magazine website.

- Docket Preparation for in-house.

- Plate Maker for the Press Room.

- Assist in Press Room and in Bindery.

Oct 2006Mar 2009

Prepress Technician / Graphic Designer

Accell Graphics

- Working with the Press Room staff, preflight, impose, and check of any and all customer

files with ApogeeX workflow.

- Design potential creative materials for customers as needed (Adobe Creative Suite,

Quark Xpress, etc.).

- Plate Maker for the Press Room.

- Prepare and Print customer supplied files for the Digital Imaging department.

- Assist in Press Room and in Bindery.

Oct 2003Oct 2006

Prepress Technician / Graphic Designer

Autumn Graphics

- Working with customer specs, preflight, impose, and check of any and all customer

files with Nexus workflow.

- Set up and output of files to various media once ready for both Litho and Flexo CTP.

May 2001Oct 2003

Head Graphic Designer / Prepress Technician

The Colour Shop

- Creative Director for a small printing company.

- Design potential creative materials for customers (Adobe Creative Suite, Quark Xpress, etc.).

Aug 2000May 2001

Digital Services Specialist

Forest City Image Centre

- Set-up and output of projects supplied from ad agencies, ranging from brochures to trade show displays on both PC and MAC platforms.

Apr 1999Aug 2000

Scanner Operator / Graphic Designer

Norwood Canada / King Craft

- 4 colour scanner operator in the prepress division.

- Design promotional items for various clients across North America, while working shifts, and multi-tasking in other departments.

Software & Skills

Mac & PC, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Acrobat Professional, Quark Xpress, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, HTML, CSS, SEO, CRM, Google AdWords, brand management, social media marketing campaigns, email marketing campaigns.

Education

Sep 1994Apr 1998

Diploma (Honours)

Fanshawe College
Sep 1993Apr 1994

Diploma

Lambton College
19891993

OSSD 1992 & OAC 1993

Wallaceburg District Secondary School

References

Mike Callon

Karrie Warner

Brent Campbell

Yaron Reich