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Timothy J. Miller

Freelance Photographer & Writer

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Location:Denver, Colorado, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/timothyjmiller
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Timothy J. Miller - Freelance Writer and Photographer

SKILLS OVERVIEW

Web & Graphics Expert
Adobe (nearly 20-years of experience): Photoshop, Muse, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Prelude, Premier, After Effects, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, InCopy, CSS…and more.

Web Marketing Expert
SEO, WordPress, Social Media Exposure, Branding & Messaging, Email Marketing, Website Renovation, Public Relations, Google Compliance (10-years plus), Google AdWords, Google Webmaster Tools, Google Analytics…

Content Creation, Marketing and Management
AP Compliant, Content Management Systems (CMS), Content Based Marketing, Press Releases, Feature Articles, Internal & External Copy, Content Published Weekly in the Denver Post, Health & Wellness Magazine, USA Today, Colorado Outdoors, and Other Large Publications…

Traditional Marketing
Targeted Marketing, Radius Marketing, Direct Mail/Print, Canvassing & Door Hanger Marketing, Radio & Television exposure and Strategic, Operational & Functional Marketing Planning.

Sales, Marketing, CRM and Prospecting
CRM Software (Sales Force, Market Sharp, Microsoft CRM, Oracle and more), Lead Management, Prospect Rehash Marketing, Title Lead Prospecting, Referral Marketing Expert.

Additional Skills
Award Winning Photographer, Videographer, Graphic Designer, Public Speaking and Presentations, Nonprofit Branding and Promotion, Interior & Exterior Remodeling Marketing, Financial and Lending Industry Marketing, Small Business Owner, Music Production & Promotion, Concert Management & Promotion and Past Radio Personality.

EXPERIENCE

Freelance Contract Copywriter and Photographer Dec 2013 - Present

Current copy –
Colorado Outdoors – Large feature articles, photo essays and gourmet recipes in every 2014 edition of Colorado Outdoors (a publication of Colorado Parks and Wildlife), the 2014 Fishing Guide, the 2014 Hunting Guide, the Hunting Annual and the Annual Photo Edition.

Safari Club International and Freedom Hunters – Volunteer copywriting and photography for nonprofits that are focused on providing social and emotional healing to our veterans, Wounded Warriors and patients with severe spinal injuries from Craig Hospital.

Jefferson County Open Space – Created an employee appreciation presentation for JCOS. The timing of the slides was finalized by Will Lebletzer, the marketing and communications director at JCOS, and he also selected the music for the presentation. The slideshow is being released on social media on June 27, 2014, and JCOS has already uploaded the presentation to YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v3y1O56r3U0

Lincoln Hills Fly Fishing Club – Lincoln Hills is completely rebuilding the world-famous fly-fishing club’s website. Contracted to write content for the new website and capture striking imagery.

Red Rocks Community College May 2010 - Dec 2013

Copywriter, Content Management.
Created internal and external copy for the top-100 internationally ranked community college. Press releases appeared (most often verbatim) in the Denver Post, USA Today, Westword, Health & Wellness Magazine and more. Content for press releases, website, blog and other external content was heavily managed for SEO. The college’s Marketing & Communications Director, Kim Rein, uploaded all press releases and feature articles to YourHub.com, a blog-site managed by the Denver Post, and the copy was often republished verbatim in the large Denver paper.

Photographer. Covered major events at college, captured stock photography for Marketing and Communications department, and completed several photo essays that featured different departments at the college.

Videographer. Created, edited and produced video content for promotional use. Feature productions included a series of commercials for the Renewable Energy department at the college and a master three-minute commercial for the top ranked (nationally) Fine Woodworking department.

Access National Bank Aug 2007 – May 2011

Marketing Manager.
Responsible for originating new mortgage refinance leads for the sales force with the use of many traditional, web-based and innovative/creative marketing strategies. Created a great deal of copy for print and the web (heavily managed for SEO), public relations, email marketing, training manuals and customer newsletters…
“Top Gun” Loan Officer. Top producing FHA, VA and conforming loan officer. Specialized Commercial, Land Development and Multifamily property refinance/acquisition & development loans.

MiStar Financial Jan 2003 – Aug 2007
Marketing Manager
Created comprehensive Messaging & Branding Guidelines. Participated in strategic planning for MiStar’s marketing and social media presence makeover. Maintained messaging, copy/content, SEO and public relations for the Commercial & Hard Money lender. Used Google AdWords and Email Marketing heavily to make an immediate impact on loan origination and B2B sales.
Tripled loan origination within four-months of hire, the sales-force doubled and MiStar was forced to hire three new underwriters to handle the new influx of hard money, commercial and development loan applications.

EDUCATION

Colorado Institute of Art May 1996 – May 1999
Accelerated three-semester school year/three-year degree, BA Graphic Design Program

Red Rocks Community College May 2010 – Dec 2012
Quickly rose to the top of the student body by taking additional honors courses and earning a membership in Phi Theta Kappa (the International Honors Society).

Metropolitan State College Presently Attending Online
Enrolled in Physical & Forensic Anthropology program at Metropolitan State.

AWARDS & ASSOCIATIONS

Phi Theta Kappa, International Honors Society
2013 C.A.R.E. Awards Winner (photographer) by Denver Home Builders Association
2012 CNN iReport - International Photography Competition, Winner
A.S.C.A.P. Member Since 1995

VOLUNTEER WORK

Freedom Hunters (freedomhunters.org)
Project Wounded Ego (projectwoundedego.com)
Operation TBI Freedom (Rocky Mountain Human Services)
Lincoln Hills Cares, Anglers of Honor program (lincolnhills,com)
Safari Club International (sci.org)
Skills (2) Rating
Photography
Writing