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For the past 5 years, I've been using both my creativity and technological savvy to develop my skills as a Graphic Designer and Media Producer. Clients and employers have come to me because they have a vision for a promotional flyer, illustration, jingle, animation, or any other form of media and I help to make it a physical product. I'm now looking to develop my career further by expanding the scope and reach of my company Rabid Skwerl Productions. Specialties: Graphic Design, Adobe CS5, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Indesign, Audio Production, Logic, Protools, Video Production, Premiere Pro, Final Cut Pro, Apple OSX, Marketing, Salesforce, Constant Contact
Managing projects, including client acquisition, time management, and customer satisfaction. Generate artwork, photos, music, and other forms of media to help create the customer's vision. Finding skilled freelance workers to help meet deadlines and help in areas where his or her skills exceed mine (and hopefully learn from them too). Fluency in Photoshop and Illustrator allows me to create print and web graphic media. Strong proficiency in recording software including ProTools, Logic, and ReBirth has given me the ability to generate a variety of musical pieces from songs to corporate jingles Artistic skills, as well as knowledge of programs like Flash, Premiere Pro and Final Cut Pro help me to create animated sequences for both marketing and entertainment purposes Freelancing my skills as an artist and musician to individuals and professional companies to develop everything from concept art to voiceover recordings. Worked with various bands and artists in the New York City area to help them record and produce demo tapes and EP's. Worked with a couple of writers to creating and producing a series of web based cartoons.
Managing, leads, marketing campaigns, and public relations through the use of Salesforce.com as well as continued communications with existing customers through newsletters created within Constant Contact. Additional tasks include website development and management as well as creating marketing and product branding materials such as fliers, logos, and trade show displays.
Developed proficiency at one-call-closing in an extremely competitive sales environment. My duties included, but were not limited to, interacting with homeowners to contribute remodeling design ideas and help to put it within their budget
One of New Jerseys most prestigious and successful DJ companies, my duties are to help Keep the Party Going at various social events such as weddings and corporate gatherings. Working here has taught me how to be both outgoing and dynamic in social situations as well as helping to coordinate events, effectively improvising when necessary.
As an entry level employee, it was my job to work closely with the Director of Marketing to help to create graphic schematics for product installation manuals I was expected to become fluent in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator as well as familiarize myself with Acrobat Pro. Working with a growing small business allowed me to become familiar with how all businesses are run on both a day-to-day basis and how they expand both quarterly and annually.
While learning the business end of running a recording studio, I was also able to enhance my college education by applying what I learned in my major to a real world scenario. I worked with some of the most eccentric personalities and learned ways to effectively and productively deal with each specific type.
I learned how to be both an effective leader and a team player while working as an RA. This was the best opportunity in college for me to mature as a person by ensuring the well being of those around me, both physically and mentally. Among my other responsibilities were to organize events as well as enforce the rules of the dormitory.
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