Digital Marketing Specialist

Formerly an International Learning Specialist in Hong Kong, South Korea, Taiwan and Guangzhou China for 7 years total. I’m a graphic designer and digital marketer where strong interpersonal communication and content writing and analytical research are required by using a variety of software applications to provide accurate information for social media management, SEO, and Email campaigns.
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SAVE THE WAVES
SANTA CRUZ, CA
DIGITAL MARKETER

11/2020 - 1/2021

TWOXFOUR ADVERTISING AGENCY CHICAGO, IL
CREATIVE DIRECTION INTERN
2/2003 - 11/2003

  • Collaborated with the creative director and copywriting team in designing logos, magazine layouts, and client presentation preparation. 

  • click here for portfolio work!

LAKEVIEW EAST ART FESTIVAL
CHICAGO, IL
FREELANCE DESIGNER

Summer 2008

  • Created 1.5’ x 2’ foldable brochure map, artists’ content and showcases, ad placement, and available workshop information on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. 20,000 brochures in rotation.

MARKETING PROJECTS

JOBS

ZENITH INTERNATIONAL PRIMARY SCHOOL
HONG KONG, SAR
ESL TEACHER AND ASSISTANT SUPERVISOR
2/2013 - 2/2020

  • Taught English to Cantonese students and maintained daily Facebook feed and Whatsapp for student progress and curriculum alerts. 

  • Created and adapted lesson plans according to specific individual needs, including individual as well as playgroup works.

ISPN HELPDESK SERVICES + ENGINEERING
LENEXA, KS
INTERNET DESK SUPPORT TECHNICIAN
2/2018 - 2/2019

  • Performed Tier 1 support and troubleshooting for test and production environments both onsite as well as remote while demonstrating outstanding customer service for inbound internet and cable support centers. 

  • Provided technical instruction for home router connectivity, Command Prompts, Google Fiber, Microsoft Office, Windows Operating Systems, printer setup, hard-line phone troubleshooting, and business applications.

EDISON LEARNING
CHICAGO, IL
DATA SPECIALIST
9/2008 - 7/2012

  • Analyzed and logged daily student data and developed workflow charts while supporting and communicating with Regional Operational Manager ensuring quality control for strict state and federal deadlines for continuous grant/aid sponsored by The No Child Left Behind program.  

EDUCATION

THINKFUL
DIGITAL MARKETING 
CERTIFICATION

11/2020 - 1/2021

  • Attracting and maintaining customers via Email, content marketing, search platforms, social media, blogs, Wix, WordPress, SEO, and Google Analytics.

COLUMBIA COLLEGE CHICAGO
BACHELORS ART AND DESIGN
ADVERTISING ART 
10/1998 - 7/2003

  • Graphic Designer, Art Direction focused on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Minored in Typography and Film.

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COMPUTER APPLICATIONS

  • Social Media Marketing - Developing strategies and content for social media platforms. 

  • WordPress and Content Marketing - Writing compelling copy for a target audience and creating content that attracts prospective customers at each stage of the buyer’s journey. 

  • Email Marketing Mail Chimp - Crafting open-worthy and compelling emails and promotional campaigns. 

  • SEM/SEO Yoast and Google Analytics - Collecting data to measure, assess, and optimize a campaign's performance. 

SKILLS

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INTERESTS

  • World Traveler: 46 countries around the world.

  • Avid ukulele player

  • Certified PADI certified scuba diver.

  • Gallery Management for 10+ art galleries throughout Chicago 

  • AED Certified

  • Attended Real Estate courses in Oahu, Hawaii

  • Certified Dental Assistant, Truman College Chicago 2009

  • Excellent poi dancer

  • Butterfly whisperer

  • Oldest of 7 brothers and sisters.

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CONTACT

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