I take my craft very seriously, but will never drink and drive. When called to duty I take with me an abundance of creativity, energy, experience, and skills in graphic & web design, web content management, as well as digital and traditional marketing. My goal is always to leverage these assets into results-driven work that will provide value and help achieve your communications goals.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Since leaving Equipatron in September of 2015 to become self-employed, I've been providing my services to numerous clients, including QComp Technologies, GFG, Boschert USA and InfoTouch Corporation. My extensive work history includes:

Equipatron

jan 2011 – sep 2015

Milwaukee, WI

Web and graphic designer for this leading online retailer of name brand power equipment. You’ll see some of my work if you go to equipatron.com

SandA Marketing

sep 1993 – dec 2012

Milwaukee, WI

Web & Graphic Designer contractor for primarily B2B and non-profit clients. Designed and developed websites. Designed and produced print / digital ads and collateral; trade show signage.

Birdsall Voss (BVK)

jul 1987 – mar 1990

Mequon, WI

Account Executive & Media Planner for Funway Holidays Funjet, the largest vacation tour operator in the U.S. Birdsall Voss is now BVK.

Laughlin Constable

jan 1986 – june 1987

Milwaukee, WI

Media Planner & Buyer for Frankenberry Laughlin Constable, which is currently Laughlin Constable and one of Milwaukee’s largest advertising agencies.

CAPABILITIES

Web Design & Development

Web Design
WordPress
HTML | CSS

Graphic Design

Display and Banner Ads
Brochures & Product Spec Sheets
Corporate Logos
Trade Show Signage

Photography | Video | Powerpoint

Table-top Product Photography
Video Editing/Script Writing
PowerPoint Presentations

Email Marketing

Email Graphic Design
HTML Coding
Segmentation
Content Strategy
Data Analysis

SEO

Google Analytics
Keyword/Links Analysis
SEO Copywriting
Landing Page Development

Social Media

facebook
Google +
YouTube
Twitter
Instagram

Project Managment

Discovery
Planning
Execution
Management

SOFTWARE COMPETENCIES

Photoshop CS6

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Premiere Pro CS6

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InDesign CS6

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WordPress

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Illustrator CS6

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PAGES / NUMBERS / KEYNOTE

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Dreamweaver CS6

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MS Office

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PORTFOLIO

RESULTS DRIVEN

Design with results in mind.

Established and directed The Open Gate Open golf outing event fundraiser for 12 years, raising a net total of over $200,000. Also served on Board of Directors for The Open Gate, a transitional living center for homeless men in Milwaukee.

Part of the Equipatron team to help grow the company from start-up to $8.5 million in annual gross sales in just three years. Equipatron was named Inc 500/5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies for two consecutive years.

• Redesigned and repurposed Equipatron website as part of a rebranding effort to reposition the company from perceived power equipment distributor to a best price, customer service focused online retailer.

• Created landing pages based on Google Analytics keyword research.

• Improved UX with redesigned mobile site. Currently in implementation phase.

• Set up, designed and launched email marketing newsletter program.

• Set up and managed in-house photography studio.

• Set up & designed social media sites: facebook, Youtube, Google+

• Maintain web content using Magento Enterprise CMS platform.

Designed and developed WordPress responsive multi-lingual website for GFG-Peabody in response to rapid increase of mobile device users, especially in their international markets. Increased traffic by nearly 15%.

Designed & developed QComp Technologies website. Repurposed content to conform to rebranding goals.  Resulted in 20% site traffic.

Designed & developed Glencoe Grand Prix pro cycling first website with WordPress blog section.

Developed economic development direct marketing campaign for Historic King Drive Business Improvement District, resulting in attracting a Ponderosa sit-down restaurant franchise to the Historic King Drive BID.

University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Bachelor of Business Administration - Marketing

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