This resume paints a general picture of some of the things I have done while seeking career advancement. It does not fully describe the potential I believe I possess. Hopefully you see a spark of potential ideas.
Versatile Creative Director and Multimedia Producer with 15 years of experience and a talent for producing engaging and leading-edge marketing content that advances the goals of businesses and organizations. Conceptual talent combined with technical proficiency and an aptitude for managing all phases of projects from visioning through planning, production and delivery. Expertise in websites, social media, video and audio, email campaigns, graphic design and communications. Personable and collaborative cross-functional team member and leader. Consistently deliver results on time and within budget in high-pressure environments. Attuned to contemporary cultural and media trends.
Black Eagle Marketing Group, Vernon Hills, IL, January 2012 – Present
Design and manage multimedia, digital marketing, social media and graphic design projects and branding campaigns for clients. Direct all phases of projects through planning, production and client acceptance. Create engaging content. Lead collaborative cross-functional creative, technical and business teams. Manage accounts and consult with clients to develop vision and concepts and maintain communication throughout the process. Design media for email marketing campaigns.
Clients and Projects
Sound Cloud Music Reviews (Indie), Chicago, IL, December 2011 – Present
Founder / Music Reviewer / Writer
Write music reviews, interviews and feature articles for online platforms dedicated to promoting and giving wider exposure to talented SoundCloud musical artists who have not received attention in other media.
mRelevance, Chicago, IL
March 2011 – March 2014
Web Designer/Graphic Designer
Designed online and multi-media content for a full-service marketing company. Created websites, blogs, e-fliers, banners and other material. Served as Primary Content Designer on projects.
Advocate Condell Medical Center, Libertyville, IL
January 2006 – March 2010
Managed website and performed other communications functions for the hospital system.
Music Producer – Independently have produced more than 600 recordings as 6th Trumpet. (Samples available on soundcloud.com/6thtrumpet.)
Special Events Emcee (21 years) – Personality Inc. – Perform as Emcee at over 600 events including corporate events, weddings, religious events, private celebrations and other venues.
Facebook Administrator – As volunteer administrator for Facebook motorcycle group, grew the page from zero to 7,300 followers.
BFA, Multimedia Design and Production
AAS, Interactive Media
International Academy of Design, Chicago, IL
Applications & Platforms
Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, After Effects (intermediate), Dreamweaver, XD (intermediate)), Final Cut Pro X, Apple Motion, Google Suite, WordPress, Facebook, Soundcloud, Instagram, HTML, CSS, PHP (intermediate), MySQL, CMS, Woo Commerce, cPanel, Trello, MailChimp, Constant Contact, Keynote, PowerPoint, Doodly Explainer, GarageBand
Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Website Development, UI/UX Design, Graphic Design, Video Editing, Audio and Music Production, Social Media, Print Production, Photography, Animation, Writing
Project Management, Strategic Planning, Collaborative Leadership, Workflow Management, Cross-Functional Coordination, Vendor Supervision, Client Relationships, Account Management, Budgeting, Problem-Solving, Event Planning and Hosting
Black Eagle Instragram
6th Trumpet Instagram
Personal Projects Here
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