Online Resume and Portfolio
Accomplished website designer, developer, and administrator with more than 13-years experience in non-profit, for-profit, and agency/consulting environments.
Experience includes strategic input and oversight designing and redesigning websites while adhering to branding, culture and marketing goals. Achieved significant and measurable improvements in online presence (social media, website statistics, email marketing campaigns, and event registrations) at every major stop in my career and, separately, have succeeded in bridging the gap between an organization's Marketing/Communications/Public Affairs Department and IT.
- 10/2012 - Present
Chicago-Kent College of Law
Administration of Content Management System (Ingeniux) and posting top-level website content; Provides CMS training to faculty and staff; Maintains resources for institution-wide web pages; Strategic input on web technologies and strategies; Created web analytics reports; Email marketing using My Emma.
- 03/2009 - 10/2012
Website and Design Specialist
Ounce of Prevention Fund
Redesigned the ounceofprevention.org website which resulted in a 13% increase in site traffic in 2011 and a first half increase of 33% in 2012; Created and administered social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Google+); Designed and printed, in-house, brochures and posters which saved thousands of dollars yearly. Recently begun second website redesign project to reflect the organization's evolving goals and the public's use of the web.
- 08/2006 – 03/2009
Lurie Cancer of Northwestern University
Managed two site redesign projects to enhance the look, feel, and usability of luriecancercenter.org resulting in 27% increase in site traffic from 2007 to 2008; Maintained website content, developed event specific micro-sites and registration, and managed MS-Access database of registrant information; Created web analytics reports using Analog 6.0, Google Analytics, and custom designed Cold Fusion tracking code; Email marketing for event announcements and reminders; Designed quarterly newsletters using QuarkXPress.
- 10/2000 – 05/2005
Designed and developed, in-house, three corporate websites in addition to numerous micro-sites, landing pages and HTML based email blasts; Maintained seven Fellowes owned websites using CMS and hand-coded HTML, CSS, and ASP.NET; Registered, transferred and consolidated 42 domain names, including international, with numerous registrars; Utilized Overture and Google for Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and keyword ad campaigns; Created banner ads, buttons and web graphics. Drafted web copy for marketing promotions and online product catalog.
- 08/2005 – 12/2010
Master of Arts, Communications and Training
Governors State University, University Park, IL
Cum Laude, Honors
- 08/1989 – 08/1993
Bachelor of Arts, Communications
Western Illinois University, Macomb, IL
Cum Laude, Honors
Major: Broadcasting, Minor: Public Communication and Human Relations
Programming for Windows Basic Certification
South Suburban Community College, South Holland, IL
Web Development Certified Professional
Learning Tree International
Microcomputer Applications Specialist for Business Certification
Waubonsee Community College, Sugar Grove, IL
E-mail Marketing Platforms
Sphere, Convio, Constant Contact, My Emma
Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Flash, Microsoft Office, NERO Vision, QuarkXPress, Visual Studio .NET, Cold Fusion Studio
Ace Hardware, Fellowes, Inc., Home Depot, Marriot Hotels, Lurie Cancer Center, QuakerReturn to top