Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Nov 2011

Social Media Intern

Confianz, LLC.

Implemented strategies to create brand awareness among customers unaccustomed to social media tools and communications.

  • Created and piloted company’s first blog, focusing on process improvement and system suggestions.
  • Managed social media channels that successfully generated leads for new customers.
  • Designed Facebook fan page and achieved 60 “Likes” in under two months.
Aug 2010 - Jan 2011

Founder / Owner / Freelance Consultant

SOCIAL MEDIA EFFECTIVE SOLUTIONS

Engaged to direct social media initiatives for a variety of clients. Developed new business through cold calling and prospecting. Analyzed media strategies and created plans to increase sales. Supervised freelance contractors. Leveraged extensive technical skills and Web 2.0 knowledge to drive new business to client companies.

  • Managed client web presence and sales by recommending and implementing strategies to elevate search engine rankings and effectively target web consumers.
  • Directed all facets of new business launch and operations, using technical and social media skills to persuasively present business case for new media strategies.
Jan 2005 - Apr 2009

Office Manager / Network Administrator

PRIORITY ONE CONTRACTORS CORPORATION

Directed office operations and managed technology assets. Installed and upgraded network applications. Maintained hardware and conducted backups to safeguard critical data. Quickly diagnosed and addressed issues related to LAN, router, connectivity, hardware or software functions. Oversaw core business functions, including accounts payable, general ledger, payroll and quarterly payroll tax preparation. Supervised inventory and procured office and construction supplies.

Nov 2004 - Dec 2004

Field Service Computer Technician

QUALXSERV

Played key role in Dell hardware implementation as a component of a Navy Marine Corps intranet initiative. Backed up laptops and desktops prior to new network migration. Transferred data, configured PCs and verified functions (applications, printers, drives, email). Performed ESI and non-ESI machine upgrades.

Education

Education
Feb 2011 - Present

Masters of Art

Full Sail University

Courses Completed:

·New Media and Communications

·Writing for Interactive Media

·Research and Investigation Skills Development

·Multimedia Development and Editing

·Digital News Production

·Multimedia Reporting

·Mobile Technology and Communications

·Social Media and Online Community Engagement

·Legal Aspects in New Media Journalism

·Public Relations and Reputation Management

·New Media Publishing and Distribution

Sep 1999 - Mar 2004

Bachelor of Science

Strayer University

Multimedia Projects

Summary

Bilingual (English/Spanish) media professional with diverse experience in multimedia content development and specializing in audience engagement through narrative principles, storytelling and fostering effective communication in digital and online environments.

Custom

NEW MEDIA SKILLS

channels:

Social Media: YouTube, Twitter, Facebook, Google +, Foursquare, Flickr, Wordpress, LinkedIn, Prezi, Ezine Articles, RSS Feeds, Storify

Analysis:

Google Analytics,Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Strategic Planning, Research & Analysis, Problem Resolution, Keyword Search

Technical:

Video & Photo Editing , Apple Products, Mobile Technology, Web 2.0 Program Management Syndication, Online Promotions, Web Marketing, Content Curation, E-Mail Marketing, Domains, Content Distribution

Software:

Mastery of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Adobe Photoshop CS5, Norton Utilities, QuickBooks, iMovie, iPhoto, Final Cut Pro, GarageBand, Camptasia; Ability to work with Windows and Mac OSX

Multimedia:

Video Production, Audio Production, Audio Slide Shows, Multimedia Reporting & Distribution, Podcasts, Photography, Photo Management, Web skills, Advanced Postproduction Techniques, Data Visualization

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

THE JOE 15 TEAM INC · Manassas VA

Produced and edited video contentabout crime prevention with an emphasis on drugs and alcohol for a non-profit organization that incorporates youth into the community through volunteer efforts.