Resumé

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Motivated Multimedia Marketing and Communications Specialist with experience in internal communications, external communications and marketing
  • Knowledgeable in all aspects of four-color print preparation, pre-fighting and implementation
  • Skilled in all forms of digital imaging including: scanning, digital photography, 2D/3D animation and digital motion photography
  • Proficient with hardware and software technical support, troubleshooting for all three major operating systems and both PC and Macintosh platforms
  • Apple Certified End User Support Specialist

SUMMARY OF SKILLS

  • Multimedia Marketing
  • Communications Specialist
  • Filing & Editing
  • Audio Visual Specialist
  • Video Production
  • Technical Support
  • Project Development
  • Graphic Artist
  • Digital Photography
  • Technical Sales & Assistance
  • Audio Editing
  • Software Implementation
  • Operational Troubleshooting
  • Color Correction & Photoshop
  • Delivering Presentation

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

Multimedia Marketing

  • Created and deployed several complex dynamic web presentations
  • Developed and deployed an online communications plan for the New York State Retirement System that involves Social Media, WordPress Blog and a complex e-mail solicitation strategy
  • Participated in several remote video shoots in New York City for the Comptroller’s Press Office
  • Established and helped implement a plan to switch the multimedia department to the Macintosh platform
  • Participated in several remote video shoots in New York City for the Comptroller’s Press Office

Communications Specialist

  • Scripted, filmed and edited short-form video reports mainly for deployment to the web
  • Participated in several remote video shoots in New York City for the Comptroller’s Press Office
  • Worked in the Internet Redesign team for the Office of the State Comptroller’s web site
  • Developed and helped implement a plan to switch the multimedia department to the Macintosh platform
  • Wrote web commentaries that were picked up by several aggregate sites
  • Created video presentations for public relations and in-house education purposes

Graphic Design & Artist

  • Graphic Artist for production department and later New Media department designing websites
  • Designed and employed rich media applications in Flash and Flex for both internal and external web sites
  • Implemented designs for several web sites including Wheels For You which were subsequently adopted nationwide by The Post-Star’s parent company Lee Enterprises, Inc.
  • Troubleshot all pre-press and advertisement workflow issues between multiple platforms

EXPERIENCE

  • New York State Office of the State Comptroller – Multimedia Program Production Specialist 1
    2008 – 2018
  • Potratz Partners – Media Creator and Technology Consultant          
    2007 – 2008
  • The Post Star – New Media Department – Online Producer/Creative Specialist  
    2003 – 2007
  • The Post-Star – Production Department – Computer Technician/Creative Specialist 2002 – 2003
  • General Electric – Graphics & Web Site Consultant      
    1998 – 1999

EDUCATION 

  • Noordelijke Hogeschool Leeuwarden – H.B.O Diploma Higher Professional Education: History
  • Adirondack Community College – Associate of Arts Degree in Humanities & Social Sciences