Work History

Work History
Sep 2013 - Present

Marketing Coordinator

Jelco, Inc.

  • Successfully work with manager to conceptualize, plan, and execute all communications including product-based, content-based and segmented campaigns
  • Create, edit and produce print communications, including datasheets and brochures, ensuring accuracy and consistency with brand guidelines
  • Track and monitor marketing campaigns by preparing performance analysis reports and making recommendations for future improvements
  • Updating Company website, as well as working with resellers to ensure our products are listed and accurate on their websites
  • Use Company's CRM tool and effectively integrate into marketing plans and campaign tracking efforts
  • Assist with coordination of tradeshows, including pre-show arrangements, on-site services and post-show lead management
  • Develop and maintain distribution lists
Oct 2011 - Aug 2013

Marketing Coordinator

Guaranteed Rate
  • Design and layout home listing flyers, electronic neighborhood reports and various marketing collateral including edits to business cards, brochures and postcards using Adobe Creative Suite 5
  • Manage all promotional items and communicate frequently with internal groups and vendors from negotiation to creation and completion of products
  • Assist and support entire Marketing Department through data research and management, writing, editing and proofreading documents, and aiding in submittal assembly and delivery of RFPs and RFQs
  • Tracking and production lead on print materials including recruiting packets and seasonal magnet campaigns
  • Assemble and send out new hire welcome kits, including HR packet, reference guide, sample flyers and advertising materials
Nov 2010 - Dec 2011

Retail Sales Associate

Micro Center Computers & Electronics
  • Top three sales associate with sales over $40,000/month
  • Top three qualifier for vendor spiff contests every month since hire
  • Greet customers and present reasonable product solutions based on customers' needs
  • Perform merchandising and departmental tasks including markdowns, price changes and cycle counts; create and maintain signage and product displays
  • Maintain product knowledge and participate in continued sales, vendor and product training
Dec 2009 - Nov 2010

Graphic Designer / Market Research Analyst [Contract]

Kaleidoscope Research Consulting

Manage the design and production process for all consumer market research content:

  • Create and implement visually-driven market research content deliverables
  • Apply fundamentals of marketing and consumer research
  • Design and format custom charts, graphs, illustrative elements and page layout using Adobe Creative Suite 4 and Microsoft Office 2008
  • Compile, edit and proofread market research data for AP style integration
  • Synthesize and interpret a variety of consumer and sales-related data
  • Research and identify client history, branding and corporate identity
Mar 2004 - Sep 2009

Associate Laser Forms Designer II

Automatic Data Processing, Inc.

Production Artist - Finance and Insurance Forms Design and Elite Showroom Forms Design:

  • Designed and formatted invoices, checks, purchase orders and legal forms for ADP Laser Station Clients using layout software for two design teams while consistently meeting 48 hour turnaround deadlines
  • Created and enhanced dealer, manufacturer and third party logos for print quality using scanning equipment and Adobe and Corel graphic design software
  • Compiled, edited and proofread auto dealership showroom forms, payroll and on-demand checks for flash media creation and electronic download
  • Researched client history utilizing various ADP system databases; investigated discrepancies; located, stored and maintained updated client files on department network

Education

Education
Sep 1996 - Dec 2001

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Bowling Green State University

Skills

Skills

Microsoft Office for Mac 2008

Adobe CS5

Scan Soft Omni Page Pro 14

Quark xPress 7

Nitro PDF Professional 6

Microsoft Office 2007

Mac OS X

Macromedia Freehand

Macromedia Director

CorelDRAW Graphics Suite X4

Adobe CS4

Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop. Novice Dreamweaver.

Adobe Acrobat Professional 8

Objective

A new position which encourages further personal and artistic growth, allowing me to leverage my visual and conceptual skills with my ability to interact professionally with others.

Interest

Auto mechanical, restoration and repair

Electronic restoration and repair

Internet technology/social networking/web marketing

Music and concerts

PC repair and upgrading

Photography

Summary

  • I have a graphic design and marketing foundation with strong skills from planning to production. Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite design software including: Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop, as well as Microsoft Office. Expert knowledge of both PC and Mac environments.
  • Currently, I am a Marketing Coordinator in the growing marketing department at Jelco, Inc., a market leader in providing quality, innovative, cost-effective audio visual case solutions for the mobile professional. My duties include using Adobe Creative Cloud and Microsoft Office 2013 to create and edit marketing collateral, as well as updating the company website for all Jelco products.
  • Previously, I spent two years with Guaranteed Rate, the Home Purchase Experts, also as a Marketing Coordinator. Along with graphic and production duties, my main areas of expertise were managing vendor relationships for print and promotional items, implementing quarterly magnet/mailing campaigns on behalf of all loan officers company-wide, and assisting with the new hire on-boarding process.
  • Before that, I spent time in sales and marketing roles, as well as five and a half years as a Production Artist for ADP Dealer Services. I worked my way from temp to mid-level designer, in a division that focuses on putting ADP owned printers on car dealer lots that generate income by providing service, supplies and laser artwork specifically designed for the printers provided. I produced and formatted auto dealership showroom forms, payroll and on-demand checks, purchase orders and legal forms for ADP Laser Station Clients, in both letter and legal sized artwork to be output on these printers.
  • I have a diverse portfolio of collateral, ranging from ad layout, direct mail, illustration and graphics, logo/identity + business cards, catalogs, restaurant special advertisements and menus, and photography.
  • B.F.A. in Graphic Design, specializing in Photography & Visual Communications Technology.
  • Specialties: Pre-press production skills, branding and identity development, color theory, copy editing and proofreading, customer service, desktop publishing and scanning software, market research and data analysis, photography, and typography.

Photography Portfolio

Certifications

Certifications
May 2005 - Present

Serving Your Internal Customers

Skillport Training Plan
May 2005 - Present

Working With Internal Customers

Skillport Training Plan
May 2005 - Present

Overcoming Internal Customer Service Problems

Skillport Training Plan
May 2005 - Present

The Individual's Role in a Team

Skillport Training Plan
Jul 2007 - Present

Security Awareness Version I

ADP Learning Management System