Adobe Photoshop and InDesign proficiency - Basic working knowledge of other CS5 applications, and Quark - Functional knowledge of HTML and CSS - well versed in current email, internet and social media marketing strategies - Writing proficiency, including copy, journalistic and blog writing - Office administration and customer service experience, typing 50 wpm - Familiarity with Quickbooks - Mac and PC literate - Artistic background
Graphic Designer; Freelance (Liorah Abrams Design) Boston, MA, 2008 - Present
Print layout, design, and production and copy development, primarily for event promotion. Logo and branding graphics, as well as website banner design. Email marketing, social media marketing.
Website Design and Maintenance; Chabad.org New York, NY, (remote) 2010 - 2011
Maintenance of clients’ websites through the MyChabad.org portal, including general website maintenance, page layout, web forms, copy development, site structure consultation, banner and logo updates, assistance with email marketing, tutoring, and technical support.
Marketing Associate; MagazinesUSA.com Bergenfield, NJ, (remote) 2008 - 2010
Responsibilities included all graphic design, such as email and print advertisements, coupons and banners, website redesign. Also involved with marketing initiatives and followup, including social media marketing, affiliate program management, SEO initiatives and writing. Responsible for product record copy and database maintenance.
Graphic Designer, Copywriter; Jewelry And Friends Brooklyn, NY, (remote) 2007-2009
Initial responsibilities were product description and website information copy, and grew to include graphic design and basic HTML needs, as well as eBay store management and business communications.
Event Coordinator, Chabad of the Main Line Merion Station, PA, 2006
Worked as part of a team to coordinate programming for the Jewish community, promoted and ran events, assisted with keeping events budgets and updated website.
Program Facilitator, Ascent of Safed Youth Hostel Safed, Israel, 2005 - 2006
Responsibilities included scheduling and activity coordination and facilitation, one-on-one and small group discussion mediation, design of promotional materials, event photography, office assistance and library cataloging and re-organization.
Machon Alte Seminary for Young Jewish Women, Safed, Israel
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (VT), Blacksburg, VA — Architecture, 2005
Available upon request