Qualifications

A multitalented web designer with extensive knowledge and experience in multimedia, illustration, and print design. A natural team player who has goals of someday leading his own team of talented designers on large scale rich media projects.

Skills

Adobe CS6 – CC
HTML, HTML5, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, PHP, MySQL, WordPress/Plugins
Microsoft Office Suite, Joomla, Google Web Designer, After Effects

Professional Experience

SENIOR MANAGER OF WEB DESIGN – WESTGATE RESORTS , OCOEE, FL — 2014- Present

  • Successfully built the UI and UX for the new Westgate Resorts.com launched this year in 2015.
  • Manage and oversee over 20 sites of all Westgate properties.
  • Managing a team of skilled designers & developers, to create successful Email Campaigns, Marketing Banners, & Updates to our Web and Mobile Interface.
  • Designed and Developed HTML 5 Banners for our various campaigns
  • Oversee creative production for the Orlando Predators  AFL team, such as Web UI, Gameday Program, Email Designs, and Digital Billboard.

WEB DESIGNER/UI – PERFUMANIA, BELLPORT, NY — 2011-2014

  • Strategically implemented E-mail Marketing templates for promotional newsletter distribution. Raising our sign up rate to over 25% in the first 6 months.
  • In assistance with our online marketing department, we successfully produced the first series of promotions. One in particular, the 25% OFF Site Wide Sale,
    has raised over 5 Million dollars in profit since 2011. The 25% OFF Sale goes viral once a month and is now a staple in our online e-commerce template.
  • Design and produced promotions for some of the top designer brands such as: DOLCE & GABBANA, CALVIN KLEIN, RALPH LAUREN, GUCCI, GIORGIO ARMANI,
    and MARC JACOBS.
  • Create rich media and viral content for some of the top names in the entertainment industry such as: Jay Z, Rihanna, Kim Kardashian, and Paris Hilton.
  • On a daily basis, create and develop graphic assets for Google and social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest.
  • Assisted and directed a team of designers in the production of the new 2014 re-design Perfumania.com site.
  • Assisted and directed the design of Perfumania mobile site.

WEB DESIGNER/UI - ACTIVE WEB GROUP, HAUPPAGUE, NY — 2010-2011

  • Created and developed coupon sites using WP sites promoting brands such as Tide, Pampers, Kraft, and General Mills prod
  • Implemented and created design templates for out PPR site production. Duties included maintaining client content, adding articles for related topics on site.
    Created SEO friendly content for clients ranking.
  • Assisted in production of AWG customer newsletters. Created and developed wire frames for over 30 BtoC and BtoB customers. Projects included Hall’s Boat Corporation, Russell & Miller, and Perfumes & Colognes.
  • Built Custom websites from their in house CMS system. Sites included Perfume Mujer, and Perfume Hombre.
  • Developed over 20 logo brands for PPR sites.
  • Revised and produced Electrician instructional manuals for mass print publications.
  • Created short Flash videos for promotional content on PPR micro web sites.
  • Implemented Amazon store content on multiple static pages. Coded POS banners on targeted product placement pages.

WEB DESIGN PROFIT CENTER SOFTWARE, UNIONDALE, NY — 2006-2009

  • Played a key integral role in developing Global Industrial.com. Assisted in designing page mock ups and functionalities that ultimately would become
    the staple design standard.
  • Sole duty in creating all sub pages for various customer web sites which would be a standard of the PCS shopping cart system.
    Pages included: Sub Categories, Product Detail, Sign Up, FAQ, Order Status, and other sub level pages.
  • Created a standard set of HTML newsletters for BtoB and BtoC clientele. Pages included: order confirmation, order cancellation, order status, membership confirmation, and various custom pages.
  • Designer of print media for trade shows, and other advertising promotional content. Created over a dozen ads for various BtoB and BtoC publications.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, UNITED WAY OF L.I, DEER PARK, NY — 2005-2006

  • Designed various non for profit ads and articles for publications such as Newsday.
  • In charge of designing in house marketing assets, postcards, newsletters, brochures, save the dates, posters, and annual reports.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, CBC MEDIA, HAUPPAGUE, NY — 2004-2005

  • Design Production for over a dozen BtoC clients ranging from retail to services in the food and medical industry.
  • Worked with publications local national for client promotions. Publications such as NY Times, Newsday, L.I. Business News, and Clipper Magazine
  • Assisted in maintaining and building custom client websites, mostly for local cosmetic surgeons and other medical specialists
  • Built and illustrated various Items such as TV’s, DVD Players, and Cell Phones for Video texture mapping. These images were then
    used for PC Richard’s & Son commercials.

GRAPHIC DESIGNER, PRECISION SIGNS, COPIAGUE, NY — 2003-2004

  • Created vector graphics for environmental design structures.
  • Created Wireframe templates for Aluminum Cut Letters for buildings such as The Museum of Natural History, Jewish Children’s Museum,
    and Marcum & Kliegman.
  • In charge of retouching and rendering bitmap images to vector. Produced vinyl graphics of clients brand for window display banding on front
    entrance doors and windows.

Education

Brentwood High School — Diploma, 1997-1998
BOCES Tech Center — Certification, 1997-1998
Fashion Institute of Technology — Non-Degree, 1998 – 2000
Gibbs Institue — Certification , 2001-2002
Briarcliffe College — Bachelors of Fine Arts, 2002-2004
C.W. Post Long Island University — Masters of Arts, 2006 – 2009

Teaching Experience

Adjunct Professor — Farmingdale State College — 2013-Present
Adjunct Professor — C.W. Post L.I.U — 2011-2013
Adjunct Professor — Briarcliffe College — 2011-2013

References

Will be given upon request.