University at Buffalo
Communication and Design , Communication and Design
May 2005 - May 2005
Royal Deer Design , Charleston
April 2011 - January 2012
Provide Internet specialist with content for niche sites such as marketing and advertising.
Visual Communication Designer
Deliza Designs , Charleston
January 2011 - April 2012
Conceptualized, designed and implemented all visual work for each project.
Managed multiple projects simultaneously.
Formulated individualized brand development and design.
Oversaw and designed complete website development from concept to execution.
Validation of web forms and links.
Established new web interfaces, layouts and site graphics.
Corresponded and collaborated closely with clients on a daily basis.
Applied Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks, InDesign and Illustrator to all projects.
Customized individual marketing and advertising designs.
Instituted brand strategy to enhance target audience and site traffic.
Creative Social Media Market specialist and Writer
Andy Thomas Productions LLC
September 2010 - September 2011
Specialize in marketing tactics towards Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIN and YouTube.
Search keywords and update sites consistently as our products change.
Provide targeted audience with creative writing solutions to help access future careers.
Social Media Manger
Port City Entertainment
September 2010 - April 2012
Customized all visual work, concepts, design aspects, social media, branding and content elements.
Remodeled complete website and client image to include new marketing strategys, concept design, logo, fliers, print ads, social media pages and personal webpages.
Analyzed target market and formulated strategies to broaden scope and increase web traffic.
Maintained consistent brand identity across all media platforms.
Adhered to strict budgets and tight deadlines.
Client voted number one DJ for the sixth year running from fan support and consistent promotional efforts, user friendly site access and updated content maintenance.
Managed workflow and deadlines of multiple, simultaneous projects.
Researched developing trends, market and technology.
Rita's Seaside Grille
February 2008 - September 2011
Managed all aspects of Front of House.
Maintained and retained the high standards of beverage quality, service, and marketing.
Maximized profits by delivering an outstanding customer service.
Enforced and implemented effective controls of beverage, costs.
Ensured compliance regarding health, safety and sanitation.
Responsible for planning promotions and events and parties.
Develop advertising strategies, layout, and design for print. .
Created, developed and implemented employee handbook, forms, knowledge tests, check-lists,
server/bartender/kitchen associate job descriptions and incentive programs.
Sales and Marketing Manager
West Coast Products
May 2007 - January 2012
Promoted company brand through multiple media outlets.
Enticed new clients and vendors to purchase our products.
Assisted in creation and execution of new marketing techniques.
Coordinated and implement various initiatives to develop morale within the company and accomplish quarterly goals.
Conducted research to identify demographics of target market.
Implemented marketing tools and surveys for development and expansion of brand identity and website growth.
Designed effective visual communication solutions to best convey the overall message of the company.
Integrated brainstorming, critical-thinking, consumer data analysis and usability expertise to contribute to consumer-centric web design and development.