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Drapeau de Canada Toronto, Canada
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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS • More than 15 years experience in marketing and advertising as communications specialist and writer/designer/producer. • Experienced in strategic planning and coordinating message via consumer/trade show events. • Pro-active in developing creative and cost-effective solutions in terms of desktop publishing services. • Excellent research, creation and editing of technical material focused toward target audiences. • Solution-oriented professional able to establish positive rapport through strong interpersonal skills. • Take initiative to encourage and motivate others. • Recognized for quality service and exceptional design and presentation skills. • PC and Mac Software Knowledge: QuarkXpress, PageMaker, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Macromedia, MS Outlook, Office, PowerPoint, Producer, Excel, CorelDraw, FrameMaker, etc. RELEVANT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Writing, Design and Production • Graphics creation, content coordination, design and production of books, manuals, syllabus's, online presentations and CD-ROMs for international associations such as, Ontario Bar Association, National Association of Personal Financial Advisors, American Bar Association, International Faculty Management Association and American Society of Landscape Architects. • Wrote, designed and desktop published manuals, newsletters, press releases, direct-mail marketing material, print advertising and online marketing adhering to industry guidelines for Private Client Division Investment Advisors. • Designed and produced all collateral material, presentations and signage, during intensive, two-year re-branding campaign as a member of the project management team for BMO Nesbitt Burns. • Designed and produced online graphics and special project presentations such as “Through the Eye of the Storm”, addressing investor fears about uncertainty in the investment markets post 9/11. • Created innovative design themes for incentive programs and special projects (i.e., sales and marketing presentations, Branch meetings, etc.) exceeding end user expectations. • Wrote scripts and edited content, produced voice-over and stock music, and coordinated visuals for multimedia presentations. Marketing and Promotion • Provided value-added and timely services to key constituents: Investment Advisors (through IA Marketing Support); Product Groups; Private Client Division Management for high level of repeat client satisfaction. • Developed and maintained web sites for both external Internet sites and internal Intranet sites. • Designed specialty packaging, poster campaigns and CD cover art delivering appropriate message to targeted market groups. Research, Administration and Coordination • Coordinated online and CD-ROM presentations using Adobe Acrobat, MS Producer, PowerPoint. • Researched, reviewed, assessed, supervised and coordinated computer-generated and traditional art (i.e., slides, overheads, etc.) for sales presentations, product demonstrations, employee training & benefits programs for clients such as A&P Dominion, Canadian Standards Association, Delta Hotels. • Coordinated translation of text copy from English to French as needed. • Analyzed, catalogued, interpreted and traced written data and reports for Royal Bank, Ontario Processing Centre and recognized for exceptional accomplishments in quality service. • Developed and provided computer training as a Data Management Consultant of filing system for personnel records managed by St. Joseph’s Health Centre administration staff. • Typesetter/Conversion Operator, with Bowne Financial Print – the world’s largest financial printer and leading EDGAR filer, specializing in the creation, management, translation and distribution of regulatory and compliance documents. CAREER HISTORY 2008 Conversions/Compositions BOWNE OF CANADA, LTD. – Bowne Financial Print 2004-2007 DTP/New Media Producer CONTENT MANAGEMENT CORPORATION – New Media 2003 Desktop Publisher NATIONAL BANK FINANCIAL – Research Publishing 1995-2002 Desktop Publisher BMO NESBITT BURNS – Marketing and Client Strategy 1992-1995 Writer/Designer/Producer DIVERSE CLIENTELE – Freelance/Contract 1988-1992 Production Coordinator ARIEL COMPUTER PRODUCTIONS – Computer Graphics/Presentations AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS 1995 – Special Achievement Award for “Quality Service” from Royal Bank of Canada. 1993 – 1st Prize for “Name the Newsletter & Design the Masthead” from Christian Resource Centre. 1989 – Bronze Award for “Best Presentation Slides” from Canadian Multimedia Association. EDUCATION Desktop Publishing Diploma Apple Design & Modeling Centre, University of Toronto Writing for the Media Certificate Public Relations Program, Ryerson University Media Arts Sheridan College
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