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Curriculum

Vitae

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EDUCATION

Corporate Communications • Web & Print Design • Editorial Writing • Social Media

5/2010 University of Baltimore
Master of Arts in Publications Design - With a Concentration in Digital Media
12/2007 University of Baltimore
Bachelor of Arts in Corporate Communications - With a Concentration in Graphic Design


Proficiencies

Mac & Windows • Adobe Creative Cloud • Adobe Digital Publishing Suite • Content Management Systems: SiteCore, Site Executive, Drupal, DotNetNuke, Contensive, WordPress • Digital Video & Photography • E-Newsletters / Email Marketing • PeopleSoft • Google Analytics • Learning Management Systems: Blackboard, Moodle, Sakai • CareerSpots • Microsoft Office 2010 - 2013 • Office 365, Office 2017-2013 • Responsive Website Design • Social Media Management: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, HootSuite Social Media Management Dashboard


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Instructional Media Developer • Loyola University Maryland

Graphic Design and Communications - Act as departmental graphic designer, and social media coordinator. Develop campaigns and communications plans to effectively reach target audiences. Design and develop various collaterals, including: logos, infographics, mobile applications, websites, brochures, online courses and interactive learning tools.

Act as writer and editor, and curator for the Office of Educational Technology's website, 'Knowledge base' resource blog, e-newsletter, and social media streams. Track analytics of these digital assets for ongoing growth and improvement.

Professional Development and Training - Develop video tutorials, print, and web training assets. Provide professional development workshops on new technologies and software for faculty: TechTalk lecture and webinar series. Train faculty and administrators in Moodle Learner Management System (LMS), new technology, and software. Act as administrator and subject matter expert for the LMS, Panopto Lecture Capture, and Adobe Connect synchronous learning tools.

Student Development - Recruit, hire, train, and supervise in-semester student employees and summer interns. At the close of their summer internship students have had advanced graphic design experience—developing video and mobile applications—and individual guidance in developing their resumes and portfolios.


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Adjunct Professor • University of Baltimore - Yale Gordon School of Arts & Sciences

Digital Publishing - Lecture and teach an intensive introduction to page layout and design, typography, illustration, and presentation software: Adobe Creative Cloud, Photoshop and InDesign, WordPress CMS, and Microsoft PowerPoint. Provide in-depth instruction, challenging design projects, and diversified assessments on graphic design principles, software, and techniques.

Digital Imaging - Lecture and teach an intensive introduction to pixel-based and vector-based graphic software, and web-optimization; Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and HTML5. Provide in-depth instruction, challenging design projects, and diversified assessments on graphic design principles, software, and techniques.

Portfolio Development - In both courses students are guided to develop print and digital portfolios.


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Communications Officer-Interactive Design • Baltimore Community Foundation

Graphic Design and Communications - Designed and produced recurring publications, print, web, video, and multimedia collaterals. Worked to increase public awareness in both traditional and social media. Conducted web and new media analysis; suggested and implemented strategies to increase their effectiveness. Managed and updated website, social media, and advertising campaigns. Created educational and promotional videos. Managed multimedia database. Assisted in annual review of community grants and scholarship funds applications.


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Graphic Designer • American College of Nurse-Midwives

Graphic Design and Communications - Designed recurring print publications, websites and web advertising, email marketing, exhibit graphics, and wearable design. Redesigned and streamlined a 300+ page website; adding better SEO and decreasing page-load times. Increased website and blog traffic through innovative design, advertising, and compelling articles. Increased public awareness of the organization through web, print, multi-media advertising in international journals, U.S. based medical publications, and online. Provided IT assistance and training to on and off-site staff.

Professional Development and Training - Designed online continuing education courses for graduate-level learners and practicing women’s health professionals. Trained on-site staff and administrators in use of Adobe Contribute and Contensive Content Management Systems.


Graduate/ Media Lab Assistant • University of Baltimore Digital Design Studio

Graphic Design and Communications - Updated online tutorials and print training manuals for student education. Resolved print queue, software and hardware problems.

Professional Development and Training - Provided basic training to students and faculty in audio/visual software and equipment, File Maker Pro database, and production hardware and software. Updated FileMaker Pro multi-media database and indexed meta-data.


Bookstore Manager - Administrative Assistant • American Institute of Architects • Architects Bookstore & Architects Gallery

Graphic Design and Communications - Layout member newsletter, and maintain membership database. manage bookstore sales and sales of architecure documents and contracts. Managed and updated Microsoft Access member database and mailing lists. Managed bookstore sales, inventory and ordering of art, architecture, and graphic design books.

Retail / Gallery Management - Acted as AIA Gallery Manager: hanging bi-monthy art exhibitions, setup break down and maintenance of opening and closing receptions. Updated exhibition calendar. Provided exceptional customer service for AIA Bookstore patrons. Managed Executive Director’s calendar, ordered office supplies, and handled and digitized account records using Quickbooks software.

TRAININGS & PRESENTATIONS

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Skills & Technology

Print & Web Design: Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud, Adobe Design Premium, Adobe Digital Publishing Suite, Data Visualization, Digital Video & Photography, Fact Sheets, Print & Web Advertising Website Design & Management; through coding and multiple WYSIWYG editors

Corporate Communications: Print, Web, & Multimedia Design • Brand Management • Professional Development

Data Collection & Analysis: Google Analytics • Social Media Analysis Tools • Qualtrics & Surveymonkey

Social Media - Management & Writing: Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Vimeo, Pinterest, LinkedIn , Blogger, and WordPress

Corporate Communications: Print, Web, & Multimedia Design • Brand Management • Professional Development