EXPERIENCE

PENTAGON FEDERAL CREDIT UNION (Tysons, VA), 2017-present

Graphic Designer

Design, coordination and production of digital and print marketing projects; coding and design of HTML-based emails and web pages; creation and modification of new and existing direct mail pieces, bank branch signage, billboards, print advertising, flyers for internal and external use, social media graphics, logos and more. Lead designer for corporate partnerships, sponsorships, and projects relating to The PenFed Foundation.

TOTAL WINE & MORE (Bethesda, MD), 2014-2017

Advertising Production Coordinator  >  Coordinator, Marketing/Advertising

Complete design, production and traffic management of print and digital advertising and promotional projects; specialization in completing tasks requiring a quick turnaround, including design, modification and versioning of HTML-based emails, in-store signage, and print collateral; continual coordination of team- and department-wide projects; crosschecking and proofreading materials for pricing, promotion and item accuracy; management of product imagery updates; copywriting, editing and insight for internal and external print, broadcast and digital advertising campaigns; manager of content and design for weekly national print and digital advertising features

HOME & DESIGN MAGAZINE (Rockville, MD), 2012-2014

Advertising Assistant/Office Manager  >  Digital/Distribution Manager

Coordination and trafficking of print advertisements; CMS-based HTML website management, including layout design and modifications; established framework and strategy for a new website; social media planning and content management; design of advertisements, print materials, social media and website graphics, logos, icons, etc.; event planning and management for issue launch parties and other corporate events; copywriting, editing and fact-checking; subscription management and optimization; clerical duties, including mail, phones, office organization, and supply ordering.

DIAMOND DREAM FOUNDATION (Fairfax, VA), 2011

Marketing and Events Coordinator

Marketing and promotional planning and coordination; CMS-based HTML website revitalization and management; social media planning and content management; design of logos, advertisements, and print materials; event planning and management, including the foundation’s annual Celebrity Golf Tournament; copywriting, production and distribution of monthly press releases.

CALIFORNIA TORTILLA GROUP (Rockville, MD), 2009-2011

Marketing Intern  >  Promotions Coordinator

Promotional marketing; event planning and management, including a two-month-long summer concert series in coordination with local media; social media and website content management; design of social media graphics, advertisements, coupons, posters, signage and more; comprehensive assistance in the creation and release of a new menu and implementation of a brand overhaul.

WASHINGTON NATIONALS BASEBALL CLUB (Washington, DC), 2008

Creative Services and Publications Trainee/Assistant Editor

On founding staff of Nationals Inside Pitch, the team’s at-gate playbill-sized publication (developed first logo and print layouts); provided continual assistance to the Marketing and Promotions teams, including coordination of the team photo, ideation for promotional giveaways, and distribution of Inside Pitch; design of logos, layouts, flyers, team slogan proposals, and more; event planning and management (theme nights, giveaways and sponsored promotions); writing and editing for team publications (articles, snippets, previews and statistics).

PROFICIENCIES

– Adobe Creative Suite
– Microsoft Office Suite
– HTML- and CSS-based email and website design and manipulation
– Social Media Marketing
– B2C Marketing
– Various CMS platforms (Constant Contact, ExactTarget, Prezi, WordPress)
– Google Analytics
– Excellent written communication, grammar and spelling
– Planning and organization
– Photography (architectural, landscape, portraits and sports)

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science – Marketing
University of Maryland University College