Summary

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

Work History

Work History
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

Mass Connections

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

JULIAN GUTIERREZ

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

Education

Education
1997 - 2003

Bachelors of Art

California Polytechnic University, Pomona

Skills

Skills

Languages/Development Tools

HTML5, XHTML, DHTML, CSS 3.0, JavaScript, AJAX, PHP, Google Analytics, Kaywa QR Code, Google / Bing / Yahoo Development Tools, Code Compression

Enterprise Content Management

Management and development experience in intranet portals, extranets, websites, document & file management, collaboration spaces, social tools, enterprise search, business intelligence, process integration, system integration, workflow automation, and core infrastructure for SaaS solutions including but not limited to: Business intelligence development, governance / policy management, Microsoft SharePoint, Basecamp PM Software, digital asset management systems.  

Desktop Publishing Software

Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver, InDesign, ImageReady, Bridge, Java Action, Plug-ins, Flash, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Outlook, Visio