marketing communications professional with over fifteen years experience.
Major strengths include project management, multimedia design, and production.
Graphic Design and Production Services
- Concept, design and
production of marketing materials for a diverse client base communicating key
messages and product information.
- Team with clients to develop and design
effective global web pages with the goal of increasing product and brand awareness
- Identify, develop and produce a wide range of promotional materials
to include direct mail pieces, brochures, booklets, multimedia presentations in
order to support client sales.
- Manage seminars and special events for
the Spring Park Homeowner’s Moms and Tots organization. This includes monthly
meetings, special events and booking speakers.
new business opportunities and manage client relations.
Productions Associates (MPA)
Anchorage, Alaska 1993 - 1996
Business Graphics and Corporate Communications Services
the graphics division, which included hiring personnel and acquiring resources
that provided MPA with corporate materials such as 35mm slides, multimedia presentations,
video graphics, digital color posters, overheads, and printed materials that visually
enhanced corporate communications.
- Monitored budgets and established final
billing to maintain cost-effective processes and procedures.
- Managed the
design and implementation of a disaster-response system complete with interactive
video and real-time information acquisition.
- Teamed with upper management
to develop and implement a focused and effective business plan with the goal of
increasing sales and revenue for the company overall.
- Supervised the implementation
of corporate infrastructure improvements that included creating an invoicing database
system, installing computer network capabilities for employees, in-house mail
system and administrative support personnel.
Toronto, Canada 1991-1992
production of corporate communications and events for a variety of clients.
production department in the creation of industrial and commercial video, sales
collateral, computer animation, and corporate presentations.
client relations, budgets and final billing.
Toronto, Canada 1985 - 1991
Communication Services, Corporate Presentations
service bureau specializing in corporate presentations.
new business opportunities and client relations.
the creation and production of corporate slide shows, commercial videos, training
videos, and sales support collateral.
with McNeil Pharmaceutical company and Kraft Foods to develop presentation material
and coordinate on-site efforts for annual meetings. Kraft foods involved 25 speakers
and 700 attendees. Responsibilities included developing multi-media presentation,
supervising photographic sessions and the development of computer graphics, and
on-site logistical support.
the development, research, and overall production of multi-image and video presentations.
Toronto, Canada 1980 - 1985
- Operation of
Hope E-6 Roller Transport Processor.
black & white film, lith film and stats.
special effects slides using a Forox Optical Printer for multi-image slide shows.
35mm slides using a Pansophic Starburst computer graphics station.
duties such as prepare quotations and invoices, management of staff and delegation
studies/Anthropology, University of Alaska, Anchorage, Alaska, 1993-1995
studies/Anthropology, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada, 1989-1992
Photography Diploma, Sheridan College of Applied Arts and Technologies, Oakville,
in use of Macintosh and PC applications such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator,
Pagemaker, Powerpoint, Word for Windows, Excel, FileMaker Pro, Canvas, Claris,
operation of Hope E-6 Roller Transport Processor, black & white, color and
lith film developing. Solid understanding of the internet and web design using
Dreamweaver, Adobe Imageready, Fetch and HTML.