Robert Acker

Summary

My name is Bobby Acker. I am currently looking for a design and/or marketing position. I am also would be interested in a PC desktop support position if available. I know I have the technical skill set and work ethic to be a strong contributing member of any team. I am also easy going and work well in an office environment, even under pressure.

In my 11+ year position as graphics designer/marketing specialist for Cables Unlimited, I had to work with multiple customers and offshore factories delivering projects to their specifications and deadlines. I designed packaging, flyers, brochures and other marketing collateral not only for in house brands but also for our customers OEM branding needs.

I was also responsible for all new product branding and logos as well as photo editing, email blasts, social marketing and multiple web design projects. Yearly, I would create all trade-show signage and marketing collateral.

I hold certificates for web, multimedia and print design, and am very skilled with the software in the Adobe suite, I also easily adapt to other new software and applications.

I am an expert PC support technician and have over 30 years experience in PC repair and troubleshooting.

Work History

Work History
1992 - Present

Owner/PC Repair Tech/Graphics Designer

Acker Design & Web Services

Graphic DesignerDesign web pages, logos, signs, banners, brochures and flyers to strict product branding standardsDesign all retail packaging for various clients

PC Repair and SupportRebuild, repair and service all hardware and software issues on windows based computersKeep all system and application software updated and working properly, remove all viruses and malware

Tutor home users on various software programs

Oct 1999 - Jun 2011

Marketing & Graphic Design/Tech Support/Purchasing

Cables Unlimited

Graphic DesignerDesign corporate web pages, logos, signs, banners, brochures and flyers to strict product branding standardsDesign all retail packaging for Cables Unlimited branded products; ensure final product to standardsCreate and send daily "Crazy Bobby" email marketing specials to CU customers using Constant ContactMarket the Cables Unlimited retail brand using all forms of social media, including Facebook

Product Marketing/PurchasingEvaluate, recommend and conduct beta testing for new products, cables and pc computer hardwareConduct product training and troubleshooting for sales team; collaborate with sales team to identify needsProvide marketing materials and tech support for all company customers and staffIdentify Inventory needs, create purchase orders and source product for weekly inventory requirementsSource and negotiate pricing on new products and special order items for the sales team

1996 - 1999

PC Product Manager/Purchasing

R-Computer

Purchasing & PC RepairIdentify Inventory needs, create purchase orders and source product for weekly inventory requirementsSource and negotiate pricing on new products and special order items for the sales team

Rebuild, repair and service all hardware and software issues on windows based computers

Keep all system and application software updated and working properly, remove all viruses and malware

Education

Education
1999 - 2002

Certificated

CSU East Bay

Completed the Multimedia Studies, Digital Graphics & Web Authoring Certificate programs at Hayward State