RESUME

Art Director / Senior Web and Print Designer with excellent project management skills resulting in consistent success steering multiple projects concurrently. Over ten years’ experience in Marketing and Advertising, that encompasses art direction, corporate identity / brand management, responsive web design, print design, animated sales presentations, and internet marketing / SEO. Recognized by colleagues for being extremely business minded, organized, and self-motivated, with an inspired sense of creative design and current trends.

 


SKILL SET:

Most importantly, my passion is Marketing and Advertising. The various design skills I possess are just that; tools to create functional, effective product and service promotions that allow for a positive user experience (UX).
Proficient in both PC and MAC platforms.
  • PhotoShop (10+ yrs)
  • Illustrator (10+ yrs)
  • InDesign (10+ yrs)
  • Dreamweaver (10+ yrs)
  • WordPress (4 yrs)
  • Animate – Flash (10+ yrs)
  • CSS (4 yrs)
  • PHP – includes (2 yrs)
  • ASPX.NET – master pages (1 yr)
  • jQuery (1 yr)
  • AutoTask (5 yrs)
  • Premier – video production (2 yr)
  • After Effects – video effects (1 yr)
  • Sonar Producer – music production (2 yrs)
  • Adobe Audition – music production (2 yrs)

 

EXPERIENCE:

Radius Marketing Group – Tampa, FL (May 2016 – Current)

Art Director / Senior Web & Print Designer

Art direction, corporate identity / brand management, responsive website ui-ux design, animated sales presentations, video and traditional print design.


 

TroySovich.com – Clearwater, FL (Feb 2015 – May 2016)

Freelance Graphic Designer / Web & Print Designer

Art direction, corporate identity / brand management, responsive website ui-ux design (WordPress), collateral materials, traditional print design and animated sales presentations.


 

Marketopia “The Lead Machine” – St. Petersburg, FL (Aug 2014 – Feb 2015)

Art Director / Senior Web & Print Designer

Within this shiny new startup, I crafted a 20 page proposal / booklet for use in conveying services to potential clients. Created responsive client website models, collateral materials, and traditional print design.


 

TradeWinds Island Resorts – St. Pete Beach, FL (Oct 2011 – Mar 2014)

Graphic Designer / Art Director

Developed a wide range of print and digital creative for local and national ad campaigns promoting both TradeWinds Island Grand and Guy Harvey Outpost. Creative development included logo design, collateral materials, print ads, all property signage, digital displays throughout the resort. digital boulevard signage and vehicle / wave runner wraps. Designed static and animated graphics for TradeWinds presence within the Tropicana Field (Rays) and Amalie Arena (Lightning Hockey).

  • Played key role in logo design and rebranding of TradeWinds Sandpiper Resort into the first Guy Harvey Outpost Resort in the USA.
  • Met 100% print/publication ad deadlines
  • Achieved Corporate Marketing Manager of the Month (April 2012)

 

Infinity Technology Solutions – Tampa, FL (Oct 2005 – Aug 2010)

Art Director / Senior Web & Print Designer

In-House and Outside clients:
Managed targeted marketing and advertising campaigns to promote Infinity and their client’s services, including corporate identity / brand management, tag lines, collateral materials, catalogs, interactive sales presentations (Flash), website development / SEO, promotional products, vehicle wraps, and managed golf tournaments and Microsoft-sponsored events.

  • Contributed to company profitability and growth from 8 to 40 employees through establishing new corporate identity campaign and introducing a 40-page Managed IT Services Proposal.

 

Media Alliance, Inc. – Clearwater, FL (Jul 2001 – Oct 2005)

Art Director / Motion Graphic & Web Designer

Managed and led art direction of multi-media marketing packages (websites and interactive Flash sales presentations) ranging in value from $12K to $60K. Recorded / edited voiceovers and directed / produced green-screen video shoots at professional studios. Selected and managed an outside staff of freelance website designers, copywriters, voice talent and actors for video shoots.

Winner 2005 McSam Award – Best Multi-Media piece web and interactive sales presentation.


 

Advanced Lighting Technologies International, Inc. – Solon, OH (1987 – 1997 TEN YEARS!)

CAD Draftsman / Manager of Product Documentation – Product Engineering

 


EDUCATION:

Over ten years “Real World” experience in Advertising and Marketing. Completed two years college towards a Degree in Mechanical Design Engineering and eleven years “Real World” Mechanical Design Engineering experience.