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Skills

Microsoft Sharepoint 2007/Telerik RADeditor for MOSS
Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer 2010
Final Cut Epress
Final Cut Pro X
Titan CMS 5.8
Microsoft Office Sharepoint Designer 2007
Microsoft Office Suite 2010
Adobe Dreamweaver CS5
Adobe Fireworks CS5
Adobe Media Encoder
Adobe After Affects CS5
Adobe Captivate 5
Adobe Flash Proffesional CS5
Adobe Illustrator CS5
Adobe Photoshop CS5

Interest

My personal interests include cooking, travel and long walks with my wife, Hazel. I also enjoy writing  singing and hope to produce a music cd as well as publish some of my writings.

References

Thomas Roberts

Jim Selas

Jim has also been a client when he served as Marketing Director for Imperial Flavors Inc.

Sharon Crumwell

Robert Wisniewski

Work History

Mar 2011Present

Executive Office & Human Resources Website Coordinator/Web Council Chair

Medical College of Wisconsin

Responsible for integrating creative technology based solutions to increase Human Resource process and service effectiveness. Tasked with creating a better intranet website with better search capabilities. Liaison between content owners and MCW Public Affairs web administrators, managing multiple projects, schedules and processes.

  • Expanded role to include the web design, administration of the MCW Medical School Campuses (Milwaukee, Central Wisconsin & Green Bay).
  • MCW Teaching Toolbox Redesign.
  • Redesign of Virtual New Employee Orientation built for the D2L (Desire2Learn) eLearning system.
  • Specific responsibility for the architecture, navigation, and content management of the Human Resources Intranet and external web sites. Other websites include:
    • Office of Faculty Affairs external website.
    • International Society for Otitis Media.
    • HR Connect quarterly web publication (Chief Editor and Designer).
    • Oracle R12 Upgrade website.
    • Virtual new Employee Orientation (VNEO) eLearning Tool.
  • Prepared HR intranet website for new framework implementation.
    • Designed navigation paths to allow HR information to be easily and logically accessed.
    • Maintained fresh and current web content.
  • Trained/supervised 4 content management editors to assist in content management on our CMS.
  • Other Projects Include:
    • Recruitment booth displays for the Office of Faculty Affairs.
    • Benefits Open Enrollment website.
    • 403b Retirement website.
    • Talent Management Software consultant.
  • Other Involvement:

    • Webmaster of six HR/OFA websites.
    • Served as web council lead for continued improvement of the HR websites.

    • NCBI - MCW Coalition Builder (National Coalition Building Institute).

Jun 2003Present

Owner/Graphic Designer

I AM (Graphic Design and Printing)
  • Founder/President Managing a full-service design and marketing agency, providing design services to small businesses and religious organizations. Managing all sales efforts and maintained client relationships.
  • Designed informational & promotional materials including logos, brochures, flyers, web site, billboard and packaging. Point of Sale Design, Retail Signage, Product packaging & labeling, custom web design and layout, etc.
  •   Selected Accomplishements
    • Completed bottle label designs and display carton packaging for new startup company (Imperial Flavors - Dang! Rootbeer) that helped them successfully market their beverage products.
    • Clients have included Mandel Company, Harley-Davidson, Reid & James Funeral Home, Brown-Beasley Accounting, Opulence Group (New York, N.Y.), Imperial Flavors, Living Word Christian Center, Exclusively Pet, Canaan Mortgage, Skia's Spa, Joseph Campione Garlic Bread, A Woman's Haven and many more
Jun 2000Aug 2010

Senior Pastor

LIVING WORD CHRISTIAN CENTER

Served as Senior Pastor for 8 with regular teaching, counseling and community outreach duties.

  • 18 total Years of Church and parachurch organizations, foreign missions ministry and community work.
    • Travel regionally and abroad in concerts, conferences and seminars.
    • Local radio show and international magazine, "Expand Your World".
    • International ministry audio tape distribution.
    • Wrote personal growth and training materials for new members, conducted self-help seminars, workshops, conferences.
    • Conducted live monthly leadership development seminars resulting in more qualified, equipped leaders entering the field.
Mar 2009Apr 2010

Website Content Administrator

MillerCoors, Inc. (through Site Personnel, Inc.)
  • Contracted to MillerCoors, LLC to design, build and administrate both the distributor and employee facing websites. The duties included ensuring that the software was operating accurately, designing the website, generating and revising web pages. Revising general HTML and administrated most aspects of website operations.
  • Designed/completed sub-sites/pages in full compliance with MillerCoors, Inc. governance and branding guidelines. Assisted the web-developing team in the creation and editing of the new BrewHouse and Tap Room web pages utilizing Telerik RADeditor for MOSS software and Microsoft Sharepoint Services. Also created project status/ goals reports for the Customer Technology Solutions Executive in accordance with project management requirements.
  • Executed, processed and maintained weekly Chain Alerts for the distributors of all United States MillerCoors,Inc. regional account executives and distributors.
  • Selected Accomplishments:

    • Successful completion of distributor-facing web site pages according to the launch schedule and objectives for the MillerCoors distributor community.

    • Managed the BrewHouse Pilot Group inbox, answering distributor questions and troubleshooting problems and issues distributors had with the new website.
    • Worked closely with the Help Desk and the Avatier Web Portal (security) provisioning team assisting distributors in working out website and applications anomalies as well as technical access issues. 
Mar 2006Jul 2007

Marketing Consultant, Designer and Print Production Assistant

Mandel Graphic Solutions
  • Recruited to assist the sales and marketing staff in the organization during a time of necessary change as this $1 million plus company developed new strategies and field materials designed to increase its marketing share of commercial print management opportunities.
  • Reported directly to CEO, Rick Mandel & Vice President, Mike Danz.
  • Selected Accomplishments:
    • Developed new sales/marketing materials targeting and positioning the company to more successfully gain new clients and refresh their image to existing ones utilizing newly designed brochures and presentations. 
    • Assisted in implementing new customer-focused strategies.
    • Created web-based presentations, website layout and online portfolio.
    • Assisted in maintenance of the production department's MACs and PC based printing equipment. Assisted in print and production of large format banner graphics.
Nov 2000Jun 2003

Art Director/Scheduler

KDV LABEL COMPANY
  • Recruited as Art Director/Graphics Coordinator for the prepress department. Project management and scheduling from project inception to completion. Supervised prepress operators in print production. Worked directly with sales and clients to ensure client satisfaction of final products both in prepress and at press side.
  • Turned around under-performing department by instilling new vision and direction along with the addition of new digital equipment. Restructured department, replacing under performers and implemented strategies to build a more cohesive prepress team.
  • Worked with Mueller Graphics and Esko Graphics IT professionals to build connections with the existing film imaging devices, new proofing devices and digital CTP (Computer-to-plate) devices.
  • Selected Accomplishments:
    • Successfully implemented department quality control procedures that lowered department’s error ratio by more than 50 percent in the first six months.
    • Developed work flow systems including implementation and installation of MAC-based file server and file storage systems resulting in high level of design to print production efficiency.
    • Successfully implemented integration of state-of-the-art Digital direct-to-plate, digital proofing (proofs match the press) that produced an efficient, reliable and effective work flow system.

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