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Work Experience

 

Content Creator and Social Media Marketing Assistant
Array of Hope - Old Tappan, NJ

  • Designs all branded social media, print, and digital content (40+ pieces / month)

  • Manages social media (Boosted engagement by 80% between 2018 - 2019.)

  • Composes 1 - 3 min scripts, blogs of 800 - 1000 words, and 1 - 3 min presentations

  • Maintains brand consistency in designs and online persona

  • Presents on camera and at live events of 300 - 1,000 attendees (children and families) 

  • Orchestrates visual presentations and productions at live events

  • Tracks and reports online performance

  • Closed 30+ paid sponsorships between Aug 2018 and Oct 2018
     

Founder, Author, and Marketing Manager

SF Publishing - Newburgh, NY

  • Authors and edits 3+ novels (150K+ words) and 100+ blogs (600 - 1500 words)

  • Handles social media branded design and marketing (Boosted engagement by 80% between June 2018 - December 2018)

  • Designs engaging, brand-centered content for social media (30+ pieces / month)

  • Composes, designs, and develops all print, digital, video, and promotional content

  • Designs book covers and children’s book illustrations

  • Designs and maintains websites

  • Coordinates partnerships with vendors, distributors, event centers, etc. 

  • Presents workshops and presentations to youth and young adults
     

Teacher and Media Manager
St. Therese Classical Academy - Blooming Grove, NY

  • Designs and implements lesson plans in various subjects for grades 1-12 

  • Directs drama productions and instructs students in the art of acting 

  • Develops social media and marketing strategies 

  • Composes, designs, and develops all print, digital, video, and promotional content 

  • Designs and maintains website 

  • Organizes promotional events of 100 - 500 attendees (students, faculty, and families)

 

Graphic Designer and Administrative Assistant
Carmelite Friars Development Office - Middletown, NY

  • Designed all branded print and digital graphics (Banners, greeting cards, ads, digital designs, etc. Adhered to all specifications.) 

  • Designed promotional campaign that raised over $100,000 in 2017 

  • Designed and maintained websites 

  • Created 10+ online YouTube promotional videos 

  • Handled data entry and all correspondence
     

Graphic Design Leader and Contributing Writer
Fire of the Spirit - Online

  • Conducted 30 + interviews of for magazine articles

  • Composed 800 - 2000 word interviews and other topics for magazine articles

  • Designed entire magazine layouts and promotional, video, print, and digital content

  • Compose and design promotional materials 

  • Illustrated organization logo, magazine artwork, and promotional art

  • Organized promotional campaigns that focused on brand awareness

  • Photograph promotional content

 

Freelance (Musician and Media Communicator)
Self-Employed

  • Offer lessons in music theory, piano, drums, harp, and guitar

  • Perform music for worship services, Adoration, Catholic Masses, dinners, youth events, etc,

  • Design logos, print and digital media, graphics, brochures, etc.

  • Designs websites using CMS platforms

  • Writes copy, short stories, scripts, etc.

Software

  • Photoshop

  • InDesign

  • Premiere Pro

  • Illustrator

  • Wix​

  • Google Docs

  • Word / Excel

  • Weebly

  • Squarespace

  • Facebook

  • Instagram

  • Twitter​​

Skills / Traits

 

  • Graphic Design

  • CMS Web Design

  • Visual Art

  • Writing & Editing

  • Storytelling

  • Brand Awareness

  • Typography

 

  • Attention to detail

  • Public Speaking

  • Creative

  • Organized

  • Personable

  • Efficient

  • Reliable

Education

Full Sail University

Master of Science

Instructional Technology & Design, (exp 2020)

Full Sail University

Bachelor of Science

Media Communications, (Jan 2019)

GPA: 4.0

Volunteer Experience

President
St. Therese Students for Life -
Blooming Grove, NY

  • Plans/runs meetings and events

  • Writes up agendas and letters

  • Represents the group

  • Contacts other members and organizations

  • Manages and works at outside events to promote the group


Retreat and Youth Leader
Little Flowers Ministries - Newburgh, NY

  • Organizes and implements all activities for 2nd, 7th, and 8th Grade retreats consisting of 60-80 children

  • Writes and implements talks for young teens grades 7-12

  • Assists at promotional events


Catechist
Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton - Shrub Oak, NY

  • Write weekly lesson plans

  • Teach the Catholic Faith to 1st graders

  • Attend events to represent class

  • Write up progress reports

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