Experience

Education

West Liberty University, West Liberty, WV    |     August 2007 – May 2009
Bachelors of Science Degree in Business Administration
Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 3.96 GPA

Pittsburgh Technical Institute, Oakdale, PA    |     July 2001 – July 2003
Associate in Specialized Technology Degree in Graphic Design
High Honors, Graduated with a 4.0 GPA
3rd Place for Best of Show at the 2003 PTI Portfolio Show

Work Experience

Freelance Graphic Design – 2003-Present

Priority Communications, Weirton, WV
106.3 The River / Sports Radio 1430 WEIR
March 2010 – Present    |     Digital Media Specialist

Responsible for all digital needs for four radio stations (106.3 The River and WEIR Sports in Weirton, WV; Sunny 106 and News Talk WCED in DuBois, PA). Manages stations website content and promotions, overall design and SEO, web and mobile streams, trends and analytics, email distribution, and social media. Works with each department to integrate promotions seamlessly between on air and digital. Builds best practices, policies and procedures for all things digital. Gathers analytics to monitor and produce reports to support tactical decisions. Creates digital contests and optimizes integration with all online marketing channels.

Proficient With: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, HTML, Promosuite CMS, SEO, Second Street, EZ Stream, Social Media, Hootsuite, Google Analytics

Ball Corporation, Weirton, WV
May 2006 – August 2006    |     Summer Work Assistant
May 2007 – January 2010    |     Administrative Assistant / Graphics Coordinator

Initially hired as a summer assistant and quickly was recruited to help the corporate LEAN manufacturing team with their digital needs. Designed and updated visual work instructions, as well as worked in teams on projects to help promote proper work procedures and safety in the company. Also, created and managed the printing of brochures, flyers, signage, internal newsletters, and other artwork. Helped other departments with duties such as auditing, database entry, shipping, HR interviewing, prepress printing, and switchboard phones.

Davis Distribution Systems, Newell, WV
July 2004 – November 2005    |     Graphic Designer / Marketing

Was the lead graphic designer responsible for designing and updating price and special sheets to increase sales. Also, was in charge of designing catalogs and brand identity pieces. Helped with database entry, drop shipments, and warehouse duties as needed.

Weaver Media Group, Steubenville, OH
April 2003 – July 2004    |     Graphic Designer / Advertising

Started as an internship, which lead to a position at the advertising agency. Responsible for designing various media such as billboards, websites, postcards, newspaper ads, and brochures to meet deadlines and work with clients to meet their individual needs.

Skills & Abilities

–  Graphic Design
–  Web Design Graphics
–  Website Management
–  Project Management
–  Email Marketing
–  Social Media
–  Digital Analytics
–  Content Development