Stephanie McMillan

Freelance Ad Designer & Website Designer

Location:Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Phone: 416-258-6898
2 Skills
Stephanie McMillan 16525 Jane Street
Kettleby, Ontario L0G 1J0 (416) 258-6898 - cellular

1999-2002 BA General, University of Guelph
2002-2004 Marketing Diploma, Seneca College
EMPLOYMENT October 2007 – Present
On Deck Design , Freelance Graphic and Web Designer
Graphic Design work of websites, business cards, logos, graphic license plate covers, stickers, flyers, advertisements and much more for a variety of organizations in a variety of different industries including equestrian, home improvement, dance studio, food service, automotive, golf course, fitness centers.

Janaury 2012 – Present
PROVEER Sign & Graphics, Marketing & Events Specialist
Reporting to the Marketing Director, my responsibilities include but not limited to:
• All planning and execution of attended industry tradeshows
• All graphic design including catalogues, sellsheets, product flyers, sales flyers, web banners, eblasts, tradeshow graphics, and other collateral
• Planning and execution of National Sales Conferences
• Planning and execution of branch open houses
• All company social media including facebook and twitter
• Work closely with IT team on e-commerce website
• Work closely with executive team to develop marketing initiatives
• Development of weekly promotions
• Product catalogue sourcing and coordination
• Coordination of external vendors for all pop, tradeshow booths, show room fixtures, catalogues, media swatch books and promotional items
• Work closely with branch managers and outside sales reps for branch specific marketing plans, flyers, brochures and showroom set up

August 2007 – December 2011
IDEAL INDUSTRIES (CANADA), CORP, Marketing Coordinator Responsible for all marketing initiatives including but not limited to:
• Development and execution of quarterly national promotions
• Development, organization and execution of new product launches including advertising campaigns, managing and briefing creative agencies for collateral development and tracking of success
• Event planning of corporate meetings and functions
• Development and assisting in end-user events, including co-ordination of trade shows
• Budgets and forecasts for marketing programs and promotions
• Product pricing; e-marketing including e-blasts, social media, online promotion
• Website coordination and the creative development of flyers
• Sales support via market research, and mini-promotion organization

March 2007 - July 2007
Skor Cash & Carry, Sales & Marketing Coordinator
Responsibilities included but not limited to:
• concept, design and distribution of monthly flyers
• yearly marketing budgets
• assisting branch managers in all marketing incentives and sales calls
• generate and develop new business
• creation and initiation of marketing incentives including all sales material
• promotions
• copy writing
• working with suppliers and contract printers and designers
• work closely with our vendors developing new joint marketing incentives
• presentation of quarterly marketing results to company, market research and development

September 2004 – March 2007 Cornerstone Media Productions/Exciting Products Inc, Account Manager/Marketing Coordinator Reporting to the president, duties included:
• being involved in every step of package design, from the art idea stage to the printing of the final product
• managing and organizing staff for trade shows, as well as representing the company at trade shows and consumer shows
• developing new business via cold calling
• market research
• sales calls
• trade show participation and liaising with clients
• preparing company budgets and sales forecasts and business analyses
• managing product inventory
• copywriting, and day-to-day office management.

• Introduction to InDesign CS4, DPA Communications (March 2010)
• Strategies for a Web Presence, University of Toronto (April 2009)
• Fundamentals of e-business, University of Toronto (January 2009)
• Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CS3, DPA Communications (November 2008)
• Microsoft Access Level 3, Durham Continuing Education (June 2008)
• Microsoft Access Level 2, Durham Continuing Education (May 2008)
• Microsoft Access Level 1, Durham Continuing Education (May 2008)
• Introduction to Quark, DPA Communications (October 2007)
• Introduction to Adobe Photoshop CS3, DPA Communications (November 2007)

Competent and confident in Microsoft Suite of Applications, Apple Computers, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Quark and Quickbooks.

Ride Horses competitively in both the hunter and jumper disciplines on the “A” circuit and enjoys skiing, swimming, reading and a variety of outdoor activities.
Available upon request
Skills (2) Rating
Ad Design
Website Design