Resume

Skills


  • Proven high volume, multi-tasking project manager and coordinator
  • Committed to setting, managing and achieving deadline driven objectives
  • Detail oriented
  • Accustomed to fast paced environments with high expectations and goals
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills through awareness, understanding and compassion
  • Proven team builder
  • Business to business marketing
  • Social media marketing strategies
  • Meticulous with staying true to brand
  • The full package: copywriting, content development, photography, web/print development and design

 

SOFTWARE & TECHNOLOGY


  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Java Script
  • JQuery
  • WordPress
  • Boostrap
  • CSS Grids
  • Sketch
  • Invison

 

Experience


1997 – Present
Senior Freelance Print/Web Designer
20 yrs +
e.a. Bean and Company Burlington, ON

I help clients build relationships with their customers and tell their stories by investigating and understanding people’s needs, wants and desires; and then developing meaningful solutions through effective and on point content supported by quality print and interactive design.

 

Fall 2017 – Present
Instructor – Process & Workflows for visual Interactive Design 2
Bachelor of Design, Sheridan College Oakville, ON

Building on first year HTML5, CSS with the introduction of JavaScript, JQuery and frameworks for web design and mobile applications with a focus on industry standard processes and workflows.

 

Winter 2017 – Present
Instructor – Processes & Workflows for Visual Interactive Design 1
Bachelor of Design, Sheridan College Oakville, ON

Introducing students to the fundamentals of HTML5, CSS, interactive design and user experience while focusing on efficient and effective process and workflow development.

 

2005 -2009
Graphic Designer
4 yrs 8 months
Rutherford Controls Int’l Cambridge, ON

In a business to business, manufacturing marketing environment, I supported the sales and marketing teams by maintaining, developing, writing and designing new support materials, including product literature and installations; trade publication advertising, promotional materials and general website updates. I became responsible for setting and maintaining internal and external communication standards.

 

2004-2005
Graphic Designer/Marketing Assistant
11 months
Levitt-Safety Limited  (ISO 9001:2000 Certified) Oakville, ON

Supported the marketing and sales team with the development and execution of a variety of consumer driven marketing support materials; and maintained the website(s).

 

2000-2004
Graphic Designer
3 yrs 5 months
Grassick Graphic /  Zippy Print and Imaging Burlington, ON

Provided quality print design solutions for small to medium sized businesses from initial concept development, design and pre-press production. Work included maintaining brand identification standards for companies such as Pennzoil-Quaker State, Nike, Jiffy Lube and Ford of Canada.

 

Education


April 2012
Post Grad Certificate Web Design (Honours)
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

1998-2001
Graphic Design Diploma
Sheridan College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning

1996-1998
Advertising Diploma
Algonquin College