Amy Onorato

Summary

Highly motivated and detail-oriented professional with a heightened sense of urgency to drive projects through all phases of a project lifecycle; adhering to tight deadlines, project budgets and rapidly changing requirements. Works effectively in a team or virtual environment.Provides excellent client, customer, administrative and sales assistance, is organized, creative and utilizes flexible problem-solving skills while thriving in fast-paced environments. 

Has significant years of experience in project coordination, customer service and project management working specifically in Photographic, Large Format Digital Imaging and Printing, and with corporate, commercial, and museum display and exhibit programs. 

Work History

Work History
Jan 2008 - Present

Recruiting Consultant

JoyMark Associates, LLC

Leveraged extensive project management, organizational and client service expertise to transition into the Recruitment and Project Staffing field.Recruiting activities focus on fast-paced, high volume staffing projects in the Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare industries. Specializes in high volume project staffing engagements with tight deadlines and complex deliverables. 

  • Create sourcing strategies to identify passive candidates and assist in hard to fill and technical positions.
  • Develop search strategies and work with research teams to identify target companies and appropriate resources for each assignment.
  • Provide client partners with timely, articulate and concise search progress updates and status reports.
  • Screen resumes ensuring candidate qualifications meet position requirements.
  • Responsible for cold calling prospective candidates, scheduling phone interviews and preparing candidate assessments to present to clients.
  • Schedule and facilitate phone and face-to-face interview processes and conduct follow up for candidates and clients.
  • Present qualified applicant submissions directly to clients with reference to technical qualifications & accomplishments, professional image, communication skills, salary history and interest level.
  • Responsible for accurate database management of the best talent in targeted talent pools to enable current and future recruiting needs for clients
  • Documented success staffing in high volume setting.
May 2008 - May 2009

Asst. Project Manager

Art Guild Inc.

Responsible for providing and assisting with total project management functions; recognized for excellence in client service. Responsible for supporting, assisting, and managing large complex Display and Exhibit programs from inception, engineering and through production, completion, billing, follow-up and documentation for future reference. Research and coordinate resources through purchasing processes and by interfacing with sales and vendor teams.

  • Communicates effectively with clients and colleagues to coordinate in all aspects of the project.
  • Effectively estimate project costs and engineers project flow. Manages multiple projects and programs simultaneously.
  • Design and maintain project timelines and process spreadsheets generate and maintain all project records.
  • Support Sales Representatives and Senior Project Managers in all aspects of project including: Purchasing project materials, acting as liaison with client, providing updates and follow-up.
  • Coordinate and keep records for LEED certified projects.
  • Work in conjunction with Design and Production staff.
Jun 2005 - Dec 2006

Project / Program Coordinator / CSR

M&M Displays

Key member of sales team responsible for addressing client requests, filling product orders, providing information and overall customer service. Possesses the ability to work extremely well under pressure, to perform many tasks effectively at once, and to successfully meet deadlines with the highest level of customer satisfaction.

  • Created and maintained inventory database of product.
  • Responsible for fulfilling orders and replenishing stock.
  • Work in conjunction with Design and Print staff.
  • Support Sales staff with project-related requests.
  • Coordinate large print programs for quarterly promotions and new retail locations.
Jan 2005 - Apr 2005

* Digital Imaging Project Manager / CSR

Big Ink, Inc.

*(Contract Position)

Responsible for driving Photographic and Digital Imaging Projects and large complex Display and Exhibit programs from inception, engineering and estimation through production, billing, completion, follow-up and documentation for future reference.

  • Communicate with clients and colleagues to coordinate in all aspects of the project.
  • Effectively estimate project costs and engineers project flow. Manages multiple projects and programs simultaneously.
  • Generate and maintain all project records.
  • Responsible for order fulfillment and providing full customer service.
  • Providing and assisting with total project management functions from inception to completion.
May 2000 - Dec 2004

Project Manager

Ivey Imaging LLC

Project Manager responsible for managing projects within a busy photographic and digital imaging company, maintaining quarterly promotions, and providing all signage needs while fostering partnerships with customers, salespeople and production staff.

  • Responsible for driving Photographic and Digital Imaging Projects and large complex Display and Exhibit programs from inception, engineering and estimation through production, billing, completion, follow-up and documentation for future reference.
  • Key member of a Sales and Project Management team responsible for addressing client requests, providing product information, fielding all questions and providing overall customer service.
  • Report both written and orally, to internal Management and Sales organizations.
  • Utilized keen eye for color- required for correcting image proofs, high attention to detail for editing and proofreading copy, and a sense of aesthetic design for overall layout of finished product.
  • Responsible for managing POP sign and display projects and programs through production, shipping, follow-up and documentation for future reference.

    Solid working knowledge of common Graphic, Digital and Photographic applications and broad knowledge base of Photographic and Digital Imaging technology. 

Education

Education
1998 - 2000

Commercial Photography

Seattle Central Community College
1992 - 1994

Art History

Kent State University