Freelance Presentation Designer NEW YORK, NY • Presentation Design • 11/2017 – present
Scientific, educational, and promotional presentations; onsite technical support available; Project Management (contracts, project briefs, schedule, budget); work directly with scientific staff and executives; Clients include XCEL Brands (fashion), PTC Therapeutics (healthcare), First Data (financial technology).
Morgan Stanley / RR Donnelley NEW YORK, NY • Multimedia Presentations • 10/2014 – 11/2017
Created detailed, innovative, and deadline-driven corporate presentations and online interactive training modules; collaborated with investors and financial advisors across US, Europe, and Asia; specialized in infographics, complex animations, audio/video.
Freelance Designer NEW YORK, NY • Presentations, Graphic Design • 3/2005 – 10/2014
Scientific, educational, and promotional presentations; design and production management of conference collateral materials; onsite technical support; worked directly with physicians, scientific staff, and executives; Clients include Juice Pharma, BioScience/Edelman (medical education).
Euro RSCG / Havas Health NEW YORK, NY • Presentation Designer • 7/2010 – 10/2014
High volume of presentations for ad agency and four subsidiaries. New business pitches, public relations, and accredited medical education programs.
MedReviews NEW YORK, NY • Graphic Design, Presentations, Print Production • 6/2003 – 2/2005
Scientific and promotional presentations; design, layout, and production management of all collateral materials for medical education conferences (CME); worked with Key Opinion Leaders (KOLs); provided onsite technical support at conferences across the US.
Parsons Brinckerhoff NEW YORK, NY • Corporate Presentations • 10/2000 – 6/2002
New business proposals including photo simulations and large-format displays; traveled to regional offices and client venues; worked with urban planners, architects, executives, and consulting engineers; Past President of company’s chapter of Toastmasters International (public speaking).
Success Marketing Group NASHVILLE, TN •
Graphic Design, Marketing Presentations, Print Production • 6/1999 – 10/2000
Designed, created budgets, and managed production of print graphics (magazine and newspaper advertisements, corporate identity, brochures, annual reports, trade show booth); created marketing presentations, corporate identity packages, graphics for early commercial Website; researched and co-wrote proposal for new assisted-living development; conducted market research for various start-up and real estate ventures
Nortel Networks NASHVILLE, TN • Corporate Presentations • 9/1994 – 6/1999
Created corporate presentations; edited internal newsletter of market research highlights
Freelance Graphic Designer NASHVILLE, TN • Presentations, Graphic Design • Concurrent with employment at Nortel • 9/1994 – 6/1999
Designed marketing materials and presentations, and managed production of business graphics for various clients.
• 1,000 slides for telecom seminar • Business plan design for start-up ventures • Graphics for gubernatorial campaign
• Corporate identity package for architect • Marketing materials and presentations for business mergers
NCG Research, Inc. NASHVILLE, TN • Graphics Specialist, Print Production Manager • 9/1989 – 9/1994
Designed, created budgets, and managed production of color newsletter, marketing materials, market research questionnaires and reports for political candidates, and the healthcare, apparel, and telecom industries; provided audio/visual support for focus groups; conducted open-ended market research interviews with hospital administrators, physicians, and business owners; began as part-time telephone interviewer
• Organizing, streamlining, and visual reinterpretation of content
• Compelling infographics, metaphoric diagrams, animation
• Interactive web-based training modules
• Collaborate with executives, engineers, investors, physicians, scientific staff
• Familiar with market research and competitive analysis
PowerPoint, Keynote, PhotoShop, Captivate and Articulate (Web-based interactive training);
Audio and video software; Windows and Mac; basic HTML and Wordpress
Flexible hours, any duration; W-2, 1099, B2B contract; onsite, home office, domestic and international travel
PERSONAL AND CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
• Past President, Local chapter of Toastmasters - Public speaking
• Moderator for LinkedIn Presentation Designers group - 7000+ members
• Certified Wedding Officiant for New York City
• Producer of the documentary film Mettle, regarding NYC’s theft-of-recyclables law