4701 Monterey Oaks Blvd,
Austin, Texas 78749
- Strong concept development skills.
- Able to write in a wide variety of styles for video, radio, print, digital new media and other non-traditional environments.
- Experience working with and managing creative and production teams, including copywriters, graphic designers, photographers, illustrators, audio engineers and other creative vendors.
- Strategic development, project management and presentation experience.
- Experience in SEO techniques for popular web technologies.
- Trained in creative copywriting, graphic design, typography, photography and offset printing, with working knowledge of Adobe CS5 (Photoshop/Indesign/Illustrator) and MS Office.
- Language: English.
- More than twenty years experience in marketing assets development.
- Methodical, cognitive and efficient approach, with a clear, precise and purposeful ability to generate multiple creative ideas for solving complex real-world problems.
- Skilled in research and able to identify and evaluate emerging trends.
- A team player, detail oriented, organized and able to exercise independent judgment, common sense and flexibility.
- Strong management ability to prioritize and oversee multiple projects and effectively meet deadlines, with or without close supervision.
- Experienced in communicating with and working alongside C-level executives.
- Current . . . Freelance copywriter and brand marketing consultant, primarily focused on new business and product development.
- 2010-2011 . . . Marketing Manager/Creative Director at Handmade Expressions, a Fair Trade product distributor.
- 2008-2010 . . . Copywriter at Y&R, Austin (Dell account).
- 2002-2008 . . . Freelance copywriter and brand marketing consultant, primarily focused on new business and product development.
- 1998-2002 . . . Partner/Creative Director, IVP Advertising, a 6-person agency in Miami, Florida, formed specifically to service the high-end real estate industry.
- Edna Manley College of the Visual and Performing Arts, Kingston, Jamaica (http://emc.edu.jm/).