Professional Summary
A marketing communications professional with 13 years of experience in marketing communications and training in a corporate and higher education environment. An expert in design with strong oral and written communication skills. A 2016 graduate of Canisius College’s Communication & Leadership program with a concentration in Integrated Marketing Communications.

Professional Skills and Interests:
• Oral and written communication skills
• Copywriting
• Graphic and web design.
• Experience in a higher education/education setting
• Marketing planning and strategy
• Marketing Research
• Adobe CC and Microsoft Office 2013/16
Professional Skills Demonstrated
Jamestown Community College  
IT Project Manager  ||  2016 – Present
Lead multiple projects and departments to maximize efficiencies for the college
• Developed an electronic form system using Adobe Sign to quicken the signature process, while reducing waste.  Multiple departments had to be involved.   
• Consolidated room reservation process. Provided a centralized reservation process that prevents double bookings through EMS lite software and reduces the amount of time for each reservation.
• Created an internal process workflow to automate approvals all electronically reducing printing costs.

• Provide technology training to new staff and faculty

• Teach and marketed lunch and learn technology workshops including topics like Graphic Design, Outlook 2016 and Windows 10.

Coordinator of Computer Training  ||  2014 – 2016
Responsible for scheduling, marketing and teaching continuing education classes at JCC North County Campus.
• Scheduled and taught CE computer classes including WordPress, SEO and social media marketing.
• Provided marketing support of CE classes using Facebook, LinkedIn and email marketing.
• Determined training needs of community by surveys and oral feedback.
• Created, maintain and monitor marketing calendar for North County CE classes.
• Provided technical support to students and faculty in the North County campus.
• Developed and manage signage system at the North County Campus.
• Setup and proctored Pearson Testing Center.

Canisius College 
Multimedia Specialist  ||  2007 – 2016
Provide support to students and faculty of Digital Media Arts labs on campus.
• Supervise the DMA lab, including two work-study students.
• Teach classes and develop curriculum as an adjunct instructor.
• Provide support to students in the DMA Lab.
• Update Canisius department web pages as needed, using content management system.
• Provide graphics support to department as needed.
• Provide demos to students of software such as Adobe CC.


Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education 
Instructor  ||  2008 – 2013
• Taught and developed curriculum for Intro to Web Design with Dreamweaver.

Adeptiv Solutions
Marketing Associate  ||  2003 – 2007
• Designed and developed corporate communications pieces such as newsletters, posters and flyers.
• Designed and maintained retail signage system and advertisements for convenience store.
• Designed various marketing materials such as direct mail pieces, brochures, ads, magnets, posters, etc.
• Created relationships with vendors to establish cost effective materials.
• Liaison between the marketing department and the IT department for website changes and updates.
• Created graphics and administered 3 dynamic storefront websites.
• Designed and executed HTML E-Mail campaigns
Education
Master of Science (Communication and Leadership). Canisius College (Buffalo, NY)
Concentration: Integrated Marketing Communications
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Visual Communication). American InterContinental University (Hoffman Estates, IL)
Associate of Science (Computer Science). Jamestown Community College (Jamestown, NY)
Other Relevant Information
Computer Skills: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Premiere, Microsoft Office
Web Skills: HTML, CSS, WordPress, Copywriting, Digital Publishing, Multimedia
Print Skills: Brochures, Posters, Direct Mail, Signage, Programs, Magazines, Booklets.
Teaching: Digital Graphics, Digital Design Concepts, Print Design, Intro to Web Design, Interactive Multimedia, Search Engine Optimization, WordPress, Social Media Marketing, YouTube for your Business, DIY Graphic Design.
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