Huson International Media
2011 - Current
Administration of Office 365, Box, QuickBooks Online, Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Document Cloud, Slack, Zoho Campaigns.
- Utilize profiles, role hierarchies, and sharing rules to manage permissions, sharing, and security
- Design and deploy custom objects, fields, layout rules, record types, and dependency fields
- Create and configure custom reports and dashboards for executives and sales team
- Continually review business processes to identify inefficiencies and implement time-saving workflow rules and actions
- Gamification of sales KPI's using Zoho Gamescope
- Research and integrate apps to add functionality and automation
Huson International Media
2004 - 2011
IT and telecoms management for California and New York locations. Creative project management for print, digital, and events.
- Managed multiple corporate websites using Wordpress and Joomla CMS platforms
- Managed development of marketing collateral for sales team across several portfolios including: IT, Electronics, Industrial, Energy, Business, News, Consumer, Fashion, Inflights, and Travel.
- Coordinated and produced print/digital ad campaigns, both domestic and international
- Provided help desk support for offices in California and New York
San Jose State University
Jan 2018 - Current
- Plan and execute weekly services, coordinating speaker, music, and audio/visual elements.
- Oversee all marketing and visual design, and environmental design for campus.
- Maintenance and purchase of sound equipment, lighting, and computer/network items.
- Coordinate teams for audio/visual, events, and special projects.
Jan 2002 - Current
- Founded company in 2002 and committed to help small businesses succeed. Create print collateral and corporate ID such as logos, stationary, advertising content, and catalogs. Design and develop websites.
- Manage creative process from conceptualization and execution through production. Projects have varied from a website for a music band to a catalog and marketing material for a high-end barbecue grill manufacturer.
- Outline necessary procedures to create intended design. Advise clients on advertising strategies and campaigns to reach target markets.
May 2015 - Aug 2017
- Deployed CRM across multiple global locations resulting in enhanced partner funding, and leading TechShop to launch three new global locations.
- Conducted complete redesign and coding of proprietary member access and control including requirement building, vendor sourcing, and negotiations.
- Direct team across design, features, content creation, and hosting/server to develop a new customer-facing website for international locations.
- Prepare strategic plans, manage budgets, resolve issues, and keep track of projects’ status at all times.
- Source contractors and cultivate relationships, formulate design and function decisions, translate ideas into product concepts, set deadlines, and manage estimates.
Oct 2010 - May 2015
- Collaborated with Product Development team to create a new product for iOS and Android platforms.
- Boosted customer base by 300%+ and placed Freshtxt in a position of market leadership through intensive marketing campaigns.
- Negotiated directly with Caesar’s Palace casino and successfully established a kiosk-based flagship outlet.
Jun 2008 - Oct 2010
- Introduced and built a text-messaging platform for restaurants as a first-ever and highly successful product aimed at enhancing productivity, optimizing profits, and improving service.
- Developed simple and intuitive UX in close coordination with restaurateurs, touted by one restaurant manager as “The best thing since beer on tap” and “revolutionary” by the Training Director of a large chain.
- Negotiated advertising and media buys. Created marketing collateral and tradeshow displays.
- Negotiated acquisition of Freshtxt to fortune 1000 company.
2002 - 2006
- Designed and developed advertising and collateral materials for a large manufacturing company.
- Strategized and implemented design direction and served as primary contact for clients to assist in comprehending the process.
1995 - 1997
Mar 2014 - 2019
Marketing and design for non-profit organization fighting sex trafficking in California and the USA
- Asana Project Management Software
- Wrike Project Management Software
- Microsoft Office
- Business Development
- Supplier Relations
- Product Planning
- Adobe InDesign
- Adobe Illustrator
- Adobe Photoshop