Tabitha Short

Freelance Ad Designer & Audio Editor

Location:Bennington, Vermont, United States
2 Skills
Tabitha L. Holmes

Bachelor of Arts
Interactive Advertising, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY May 2009
Business Industry Experience

Supported Employment Specialist
Northeast Kingdom Human Services, Newport, VT August 2009 - Present

* Develop jobs in the community specifically for disabled individuals suffering from mental illness
* Train and monitor disabled individuals on the job
* Help disabled individuals prepare resumes and cover letters
* Educate community business owners on the benefits of working with disabled individuals
* Assist community business owners with Affirmative Action plans and applying for disabled worker tax credits
* Help disabled individuals with budgeting and finances
* Cross-functional team communication and coordination for all phases of providing services, including working closely with Case Managers and Community Integrated Specialists to assist disabled individuals in daily living activities in addition to employment needs.
* Member of Quality Assurance/Quality Improvement Committee 2011
* National Alliance of Mental Illness (NAMI) Walkathon Team Captain 2010 & 2011
* Writer for company’s monthly Newsletter
* 40+hrs/wk

Director, Product Development, Bowling Green, KY November 2008 – March 2009

* Identify new product ideas
* Sales and Support
* Management of Product purchasing
* Monitor & manage consumer and competitor trends
* Manage the Development and testing of product concepts
* Serve as Project Manager of the Upload Team (a team of 2-4)
* Management of product descriptions and images for Online Catalog Merchandising
* Customer/Vendor Relations
* Cross-functional team communication and coordination for all phases of the development process, including working closely with Marketing, Visual Merchandising and Accounting Departments to develop and execute ideas successfully
* 40 hrs/wk

Lease Analyst
Mid-Central Land Services, Evansville, IN May 2007 – May 2008

* Use GIS Mapping software, Photoshop and Illustrator to build and maintain maps used to indicate tracts of land leased by the company and competitors
* Prepare leasing packages for Oil and Gas Companies
* Teach & train other staff new software programs.
* Track and keep records of leases signed and payments made to landowners
* Aid courthouse workers in locating parcel ownership and mineral right ownership
* Customer Relations
* 40+hrs/wk

Transcription & Editorial Specialist
Video Monitoring Services, Louisville, KY November 2006 – March 2007

* Monitor news segments, syndicated television shows and internet blog sites for clients and produce verbatim transcripts and summaries
* 100 percent accuracy
* Client research
* Knowledge of correct English grammar
*35-40 hrs/wk

Other Experience

thePlace, Bowling Green, KY November 2005 – May 2006

* Develop and maintain company website
* Develop MAC user community group
* Graphic Design
* Minor laptop repair
* Merchandising Aid
* Customer Relations/Customer Service

Owner, Developer, Operator November 2009 – May 2011

* Graphic Design
* Website Development
* Search Engine Optimization & Online Marketing
* Requires knowledge of PHP, (X)HTML, JavaScript, cPanel, Administrative access, Server Side Tech, Computer Networking, Word, Excel, Access, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, QuickBooks, iMovie, Flash, and various other software programs.
* Product Development
* Shipment & Processing
* Accounting
* Customer Relations/Customer Service

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Board Member, VT
Association of Persons in Supported Employment (APSE) Board Member, VT
NKHS Quality Assurance Quality Improvement Committee
Writer, Company Monthly Newsletter
National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walkathon Team Captain (2010, 2011)
Cystic Fibrosis Walkathon Team Member (2002-Present)
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Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Audio Editing