Multimedia Web & Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer

Web Designer

Multimedia Specialist

About Me

Multimedia Web & Graphic Designer

I am a Web & Graphic Designer experienced in providing creative multimedia marketing solutions to complex communications challenges for small business, post-secondary education institutions, destination marketing organizations, adventure travel businesses, and automobile dealerships.

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Summary

  • Experienced designing for web and print
  • Education & experience in visual communications and design fundamentals
  • Demonstrated understanding of branding and design principles
  • Cross platform capable
  • Creative thinking and analytic skills
  • Excellent writing, proof-reading/editing, and oral/written communication skills
  • Trouble–shooting and problem solving skills
  • Effective deadline management and project management skills
  • Marketing and advertising plan management
  • Media relations management
  • Self–motivated with an ability to learn quickly
  • Able to work successfully independently but also as a team member
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Technical

  • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Premiere Pro
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of content management systems (CMS) WordPress, Drupal
  • Digital Video / Audio production & post-production
  • Working knowledge of social networking trends, mobile capabilities and techniques

Windows, Mac. QuarkXpress, Google Analytics, PhpMyAdmin, HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / PHP / MySQL, Cobalt CRM, Basecamp project management app.

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Education

Diploma Business, Entrepreneurship, & Technology (Multimedia)

Business, Entrepreneurship and Technology Dept. of Selkirk College

Traditional and graphic arts, web site development, video and sound production, 3D animation and digital media, project management, writing for new media.

Graphic Communications / Graphic Design

Selkirk College

Fundamentals of graphic design, illustration, layout, typography, & photography.

2 years Arts & Science

Selkirk College/Open University.
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Experience

Web Designer

Tourism Whistler – Whistler, BC

Email newsletter production, developing, updating and maintaining online marketing collateral, including: web sites, sales pages, order forms, opt-in forms, social media initiatives, banner ads, newsletters, and various online affiliate resource pages for whistler.comtourismwhistler.com.

Web Publication Assistant

Camosun College – Technology & Learning Support, Victoria, BC

Developed institutional school and departmental sites. Planned coordinated, and provided publishing expertise and training to various department and schools in keeping with overall marketing initiatives.

Advertising Compositor

Cranbrook Daily Townsman – Cranbrook, BC

Compose print/web-based advertisements and marketing collateral with attention to detail and deadlines.

Newspaper Production Assistant

Castlegar News – Castlegar, BC

Ad composition, flow classifieds, production tasks, prepress & web updates.

Communications Officer

Selkirk College Foundation, Castlegar, BC

Coordinated the production and delivery of internal and external communications such as newsletters, brochures, ads, special event signage, etc., for charitable fundraising institution.

Internet/Advertising Manager

Kootenay Import Auto Group – Automotive Dealership Group – Cranbrook, BC.
  • Developed and implemented marketing and sales plan with Principal/Sales Managers
  • Managed media relations with local radio, newspaper, etc.
  • Represented dealership group at community events, meetings, etc.
  • Maintained various CRM databases, input and tracking of sales information
  • Provided content for social media and general marketing usage
  • Managed content and updates for dealership websites, digital photography.
  • Participated in regular group management meetings
  • Development of websites, SEO, increased site traffic 700%.

Video Producer

Career Development Services – Nelson, BC

Produced corporate informational video.

Freelance Multimedia Designer

Created original art and graphic layout of a wide variety of print, web, video or disc-based marketing materials for industry, government, and non-profit clients. Web design, Graphic design, Brand Identity and collateral materials, illustration, Video Production and Editing.

Contact Me

Contact Info

  • Location: Lake Country, BC

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