Award-winning Management Executive with 15 combined years of experience spearheading Marketing Communications, Creative Services and Product Management efforts for industry-leading companies within the Consumer Goods & Hospitality industries. Extremely technically savvy with demonstrated commitment to the continuous expansion of an already vast print/digital design and web production knowledge base. Specific expertise in the integration of multiple media components to craft compelling promotional strategies that engage the target, expand brand reach and shatter revenue goals. Dynamic leader, exceptional communicator, presenter, negotiator and resource manager known for transforming diverse groups into highly productive, collaborative teams that exceed goals and expectations
2009 - Present
DIRECTOR, CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS
The Bergman Companies
Developed multiple game-changing strategies that solved complex management/reporting issues, cut costs and added value. Deployed SaaS Cloud content management applications, significantly improving efficiency of e-marketing content distribution, campaign performance measurement and shared project information management. Introduced web development tools, implemented mobile device-friendly coding standards for public-facing websites, extranet sites, e-commerce and corporate intranet sites.
2005 - 2009
DIRECTOR, CREATIVE SERVICES
Rubicon Resources, LLC
Hired as Sr. Graphic Artist in 2005, achieved promotion to Director in 2 years. In that capacity, successfully brought 60+ products to market across North America, partnered with Culinary Director and Project Leads to facilitate design/construction of company’s first U.S.-based commercial R&D facility, negotiated coordination of all domestic and international divisions, and created/patented company’s first global product development and quality control documentation processes.
2004 - 2005
GRAPHIC DESIGNER / WEB DESIGNER
Swiftly earned “go-to” status by contributing winning concepts and consistently meeting aggressive service delivery timelines. Projects included corporate event collateral, multi-media design, store kiosks/exhibits, in-store demo displays etc.
1999 - 2005
FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER / WEB DESIGNER, WEB PRODUCTION SPECIALIST
Leveraged graphic/web design and production skills to establish thriving independent business concurrent to pursuit and 2003 completion of B.A. degree. Secured 2 long-term clients in 1999, grew business by an average of 10% each year.
2003 - 2004
ASSISTANT MARKETING DIRECTOR, CONSUMER & INDUSTRIAL DIVISION
Rapid Rack Consumer & Industrial Division
Designed, produced high volume of press ready artwork for multiple joint venture product launches, maintaining 100% on-time, within-budget project delivery record.
1996 - 1999
PREVIOUS RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
STORE MANAGER, GENERAL NUTRITION CENTER • Inland Empire & L.A. Regions, CA | 1997 – 1999GRAPHIC DESIGNER, WEB ARTIST, JUSTMAN PACKAGING & DISPLAY • Commerce, CA | 1996 – 1998