SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

A creative technologist who specializes in the development of web and digital content and products within the non-profit, government, and creative sectors

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Website Manager  September 2014–Present

Internet Marketing Specialist  July 2012 – August 2014
Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York New York, NY

  • Serves as lead project manager for Catholic Charities’ web & digital products including: CatholicCharitiesNY.org, Mobile App, JustLoveBlog.org in collaboration with vendors: Adaptive Media Strategies, BKV and Blueprint Interactive
  • Implements and develops digital content marketing and communication strategies to support and leverage the non-profit’s services to clients and efforts to cultivate donors and volunteers
  • Oversaw Catholic Charities 2015 web site redesign project- garnering a 26% increase in online donations for FY2016 – and production of CharityHasNoBoundaries.org a microsite featuring video content welcoming Pope Francis to the state of New York
  • Provides technical web support and digital marketing strategy to the marketing department’s internal stakeholders and the organization’s 90 affiliated human service agencies

Freelance Graphic Artist/Web Assistant February 2012 – October 2012
ZestNow.com New York, NY

  • Oversaw back-end and front-end web development projects performed by the web development firm, WebinHabit. Produced web graphics, photography and copy edited articles for ZestNow.com, an online magazine for women age 50 and above.
  • Supported ZestNow’s online product advertising for Zappos, Amazon, and other partnering retail companies.
  • Designed and oversaw production of  the magazines social networking web pages including: ZestNow’s members and writers social profiles, and the “ZN Community” directory pages.

New Media Coordinator – Americorps November 2010 – October 2011
New York Restoration Project (NYRP) New York, NY

  • Managed and wrote daily content for NYRP’s and MillionTreesNYC’s social media channels that garnered more than 2,000 followers over the course of one year.
  • Produced VibrantCities.org for “Vibrant Cities and Urban Forests: A National Call to Action,” a nationwide, U.S. Forest Service funded urban greening initiative.
  • Photographed MilliontreesNYC’s volunteer tree planting days, NYRP press and volunteer events

Graphic Design/Gallery Assistant – Intern September 2010 – November 2010
Studio 601 New York, NY

  • Photographed the setup of exhibition artwork for press kits and online distribution.
  • Assisted in the production of digital graphics and paintings created by artist and founder, Paul Kolker.
  • Developed and curated contact lists for email outreach and invites to the artist’s five-part exhibition series, “Go Gesundheit!”
  • Assisted in the design and text layout for the artist’s art exhibition catalogs.

Graphic Designer/Gallery Assistant September 2008 – May 2010
Manhattanville College Arthur M. Berger Gallery Purchase, NY

  • Corresponded with artists and assisted the gallery director with prepping artwork for shipment, provided specifications for sending/receiving photos of artwork, collecting contact information and recording messages for future meetings
  • Designed the “Found on Facebook” exhibition, a 55-page catalog that contained works of 33 prominent and emerging artists found on Facebook by the gallery’s Art Director.
  • Created exhibition invite cards for Liz Whitney Quisgard’s exhibition, “Structure & Pattern,” using Photoshop and Quark Xpress.
  • Designed Arthur M. Berger Gallery Director’s catalog for his “Baggage” exhibition at Russell Projects .

Graphic Designer – Intern May 2009 – August 2009
New York Cares New York, NY

  • Designed web banners for the volunteer sections of New York Cares’s web sites, NewYorkCaresDay.org and NewYorkCares.org.
  • Redesigned and formatted digtial and print ads in the “I am a New Yorker Who Cares” celebrity ad campaign which appeared in the New York Times, Martha Stewart Living magazines, and Clear Channel, Vanwagner and Lamar outdoor billboards.
  • Photographed selected volunteer events that the organization hosted including: a large New York City Civic Corps volunteer event that had New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and more than 250 youth volunteers in attendance.
  • Edited and archived the nonprofit’s volunteer event photos.
  • Redesigned invite cards, brochures and auction cards for New York Care’s Happy Hour Event, a fundraising event for young donors and volunteers.

MEMBERSHIPS

Board Member, Communications Committee
March 2017 – Present

Jessie Smith Noyes Foundation    New York, NY

  • Description: The Foundation’s mission is to support grassroots organizations and movements in the United States working to change environmental, social, economic and political conditions to bring about a more just, equitable and sustainable world.

EDUCATION

Front-End Web Development Certificate Program 
General Assembly New York, NY
Graduated August 2017

Graphic & Digital Design Certificate Program
Parsons the New School for Design New York, NY
Graduated 2012

Bachelor of Fine Arts (B.F.A.),
Manhattanville College  Purchase, NY
Graphic Design Concentration – GPA: 3.5
Graduated May 2010

TECHNICAL SKILLS & EXPERTISE

  • Digital Marketing, CRM, Social Media & Email Platforms: Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Moz,  Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Sprout Social, Hootsuite, Buffer & MailChimp
  • Web Content Management Systems, Tools & Hosting: Drupal, WordPress, DNN, HandsonConnect, Wufoo/Survey Monkey, Github, Media Temple, Dreamhost & various FTP clients
  • Programming Languages & Tools: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript,  JQuery, Sublime, Atom & Dreamweaver
  • Design Software: Adobe Creative Cloud Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom) & Quark Xpress
  • Photography: Batch Processing Photos, Retouching, Color Correction, Image Tagging/Cataloging, Digital Photography, Film Photography, Studio Lighting and Scanning
  • Project Management Tools: Basecamp, Google Apps (Sheets, Docs, Slides etc.) & Trello

HONORS

  • Manhattanville College Departmental Honors, May 2010,
  • Manhattanville College Presidential Scholarship, 2006-2010,
  • Manhattanville College Annual Phyllis and Gary Grebstein Memorial Fund, Juried Invitational Exhibition: 3rd Place, April 2009, April 2010

EXHIBITIONS

  • Mar. 2017: Rio Art Gallery, Women In The Heights “Disruption” Exhibition, Group Exhibition
  •  Jun 2016: Inwood Library, Uptown: Inside and Out Exhibition, Group Exhibition
  •  Sept. 2010: Queens Museum of Art, Red Hook Food Vendors Exhibition, Group Exhibition
  •  Apr. 2010: Manhattanville College, The Annual Fagin Memorial Fund Competition in the Visual Arts, Juried Exhibition
  •  Apr. 2010, 2009: 3rd Place, Manhattanville College, Annual Phyllis & Gary Grebstein Memorial Fund, Juried Exhibition
  •  Apr. 2008: Manhattanville College, The Annual Phyllis & Gary Grebstein Memorial Fund Competition in the Visual Arts, Juried Exhibition
  •  Nov. 2009: Rabindra Bharati University, Student Art Exchange Exhibition § Jan. 2009: University of East London, Student Art Exchange Exhibition