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James Murry - Freelance Advertising & Marketing
0
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$50
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•Experience includes senior management roles in corporate marketing groups, account leadership positions with top tier advertising agencies, digital product management role in media/broadcasting. •Diversified category experience in technology, automotive, financial services, consumer products, and wireless communications with keen skills as a creative problem solver. •Ability to quickly dissect marketing issues, synthesize insights from data and develop compelling, innovative strategies for achieving results. •Proactive self-starter with a talent for leading in strategic marketing analysis, product management, brand segmentation, product positioning, corporate & trade communications, creative strategy and integrated media including both traditional and digital. James L. Murry, Jr. 4509 Charlemagne Drive, Plano, Texas 75093 972-655-4231 (Mobile) jamesmurryjr@yahoo.com LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/james-murry/9/b34/848 Professional Strengths Synthesizing Consumer Insights * Marketing Analysis * Business Intelligence * Resource Management * Creative Advocacy * Team Leadership * Innovation * Account Management Experience Belo Corporation-Belo Interactive, Inc. Dallas, TX 11/2008 – 01/2011 Product Manager -Senior product manager leading identification, development and launch of new products -Build comprehensive business plans with financial estimates including revenue & cash flow analysis, 5-yr profitability analysis, strategic marketing plans, launch initiatives, exit strategy. -Present detailed business plans to corp. evaluation board & external investors for funding. -Analyze key user segmentation data, gather requirements, define product vision and strategy, write feature and functional requirements, work with the technology team to execute, develop product roadmap, manage PDLC, manage corporate digital vendor relationships, coordinate sales training for products -Develop and implement 360° go-to-market strategy for all products -Product verticals achieved targeted revenue of over $25MM -Reason for leaving: Work force reduction-role eliminated EDS-HP Enterprise Services Inc., Plano, TX 3/2008-11/08 Sr. Global Marketing Business Partner, Manufacturing -Global lead B2B marketing communications & brand engagement for division including aerospace, technology and automotive manufacturing -Spearheaded IT research analyst communications -Facilitated thought leadership initiatives, published white papers -Led company participation in key industry conferences & trade events -Maintained website content and published client case studies for new business support -Liaison with global sales team on lead identification and sales presentation process Zimmerman Advertising Inc., Irving, TX 4/2001 – 3/2008 Regional Account Director -Liaison with regional dealers & corporate marketing on marketing strategy and promotional execution -Leader of a cross functional staff of 10, budget of $25MM, representing coop groups in 13 states and 35 markets -Initiated brand & regional retail engagement strategies, created retail marketing campaigns, conducted SWOT analysis, presented quarterly competitive positioning and spending analysis -Negotiated media and promotional engagement contracts with vendors -Collaborated with senior regional clients on all phases of retail marketing and sales strategy -Region achieved top sales ranking in company for 10 consecutive months Samsung Telecommunications, Inc., Richardson, TX 4/2000 – 3/2001 Sr. Manager Marketing Communications -Senior leader directing marketing activities for mobile phone, network infrastructure, DSL/cable modems, VOIP divisions supported with $100MM national budget and a staff of 10 including advertising, PR, collateral, trade show, website, analyst relations -Spearheaded successful new product launches in retail channel including Best Buy, Radio Shack, Sprint, Comp USA including coop advertising support, point of sale material and specialty packaging Independent Financial Consultant, Dallas, TX 1/1998 – 4/2000 -Financial consulting for over 30 clients in investment strategy, business succession, tax management, estate planning, risk management, education planning, company benefits, deferred compensation, retirement plans, life insurance , wealth accumulation. Licenses: Series 7, 63, 65 Group 1. Rubin Postaer and Associates, Inc., Irving, TX 5/1995 – 12/1997 Regional Account Director -Principal agency client liaison for Honda automotive account leading twelve person regional office with a budget of $20MM working with Dealer Association Coops in 25 markets -Conducted industry trend and competitive marketing analysis, gathered consumer insights -Directed creative development process & regional ethnographic positioning Young & Rubicam, Inc., Irvine, CA 5/1994 -4/1995 Vice President, Senior Account Director -Director for Western Region office leading regional advertising coops in Northern and Southern California, Nevada and Washington -Led team of Account Management, media and creative professionals in development and execution of advertising programs, promotional events, media plans and client service -Developed regional new product launch plans Dell Computer Corporation, Austin, TX 8/1993 – 4/1994 National Advertising Manager -Directed integrated consumer marketing brand campaigns for Latitude, Poweredge, Dimension and Optiplex brands including special promotional events & point of sale campaigns for retailers Sam’s & Best Buy with a budget of $50MM -Published product evaluation articles in key trade & consumer publications -Executed successful product placement efforts with movie and television studios -Developed ROI ad tracking system to evaluate media placement effectiveness Foote Cone & Belding, Inc., Santa Ana, CA 3/1991-7/1993 Vice President, Sr. Account Director-Field Operations -Lead agency executive for team of 40+ field account managers providing direction on strategic planning, client relations, budget control in agency offices located in Chicago, New York, Jacksonville, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Dallas -Responsible for collaborating with company teams across all U.S. regions managing a budget of $170MM -Interfaced with agency creative teams on development of Tier I (brand) and Tier II (regional) campaigns. Chiat-Day, Inc. Irving, TX 5/1988-3/1991 Management Supervisor -Directed agency account management team of 10 overseeing Dallas Zone and Memphis Zone regional marketing activities for Nissan account in over 50 markets in Southwest and Southeastern U.S. -Facilitated account planning projects, wrote creative briefs, organized promotional events, executed new product launches in regional markets, initiated media planning strategies, guided production of broadcast, print and other creative products Prior to 1988, held senior account management leadership roles for regional and national advertising agencies leading staffs of 10-20 and overseeing advertising budgets of $30-$50MM, Education Master of Arts, Texas Tech University · Mass Communications -Graduate Teaching Assistant for undergraduate courses in research & campaign strategy, creative development and media planning Bachelor of Arts, Texas Tech University · Advertising
Plano, Texas, United States
Sean McCarthy - Freelance Journalistic Writing & Press Release Writing
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$25
Rate/Hr
With nearly three decades in print journalism and a passion for alternative energy, I think that I could produce the copy that your company Is seeking. I can work on deadline while crafting stories that are engrossing and informative. I have excellent research and interviewing skills and I keep in close contact with my editors. I also have experience working with my colleagues.
Dedham, Massachusetts, United States
Adam Karpinski - Freelance Graphic Design, Logo Design, Website Design, Website Ad Design, & Flash Design
8
Kudos
4.8
8 Skills
$40
Rate/Hr
+ WORK Associate Art Director | Dow Jones Online :: NYC [ 2/13 - present ] » responsible for marketing materials in support of the online sales team - focus on online mocks; also responsible for collateral print materials, creation of online ads and microsites; art direction for junior designer and developers Senior Designer | Dow Jones Online :: NYC [ 8/05 - 2/13 ] » responsible for marketing materials in support of the online sales team - focus on online mocks; also responsible for collateral print materials, creation of online ads and microsites Senior Designer | multiple clients including Wall Street Journal Online & Ann Taylor :: NYC [ 11/04 - 8/05 ] » freelance positions; variety of projects - concept through production for both print and web Senior Designer | Ronald Ridgeway Incorporated :: Montclair, NJ [ 4/04 - 11/04 ] » handle all jobs from concept, to layout, to production for a variety of print and web projects; focus on branding Senior Designer | Korn Design :: Boston, MA [ 1/01 - 2/04 ] » responsible for all areas of design including project management, concept,layout and production of print, environmental and web materials Designer | Stoltze Design :: Boston, MA & Korn Design :: Boston, MA [ 10/99 - 12/00 ] » freelance positions; provided design and production of varied materials; including stationery, collateral materials and design/production of two websites Designer | Ellis Pratt Design :: Boston, MA [ 10/98 - 8/99 ] » responsible for design and layout of numerous print and web materials; including annual reports, collateral material, packaging graphics, web site design, animations, management and production, art direction of photography and illustration Art Director | Sullivan & Brownell :: Randolph, VT [ 9/96 - 6/98 ] » provided design and art direction for advertising and marketing materials including print advertising, brochures and catalogs, corporate logotypes and identity, and product packaging Designer | Upper Valley Press :: Bradford, VT [ 5/96 - 9/96 ] » individually responsible for design, layout and pre-press of weekly 32 page automotive flyer + DESIGN SKILLS Print | Concept, Layout and Pre-Press - Advertising, Collateral, Identity, Packaging & Signage Web | Concept, Layout and Production for both Flash Animation and HTML Illustration | Specializing in Pen & Ink and Computer Illustration + COMPUTER SKILLS Adobe Creative Suite | Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop Microsoft | Office Package QuarkXpress HTML, CSS + EDUCATION Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, NY | Bachelor of Fine Arts - Graphic Design | May 1995 + AWARDS 2005 AIGA | Best of New England | Best of the Rest - Hotel Commonwealth Collateral 2003 AIGA | Best of New England | Best of Show - cashmere.com 2001 AIGA | Best of New England | Best of Show - Korn Design website 1999 AIGA | Best of New England | Best of the Rest - Ellis Pratt website 1999 HOW Magazine | Self-Promotion Issue | Multimedia - Merit Award
West Orange, New Jersey, United States
Joi-Anna Rose - Freelance Research & Business Card Design
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
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I have worked in a variety of capacities in various industries. Although I have many years of experience in substitute teaching and tutoring, I also have proven success as a personal assistant/secretary.I have formal work experience in the printing/graphic design industry, as well as in the non-for-profit sector. I am adept at applying research and analytic skills in any setting. My undergraduate degree (B.A.) was obtained from the University of Chicago in English. I have currently elected to pursue a M.S. degree in Information Technology through online studies because the skills acquired are valuable in today's fast paced, technology centered society. I am looking forward to applying my skills and experience to your project.
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Paul Eliasz - Freelance 3D Animation & Digital Art
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Kudos
4.0
2 Skills
$12
Rate/Hr
Im very motivated and self discplined artist who seeks for great opportunity to improve skills and I am able to explore new skills and accept new ideas. I am also very creative, problem-solving and I never delay with work!
Bradford, Bradford, United Kingdom
Phil Green - Freelance Ghostwriting & Song Writing
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Kudos
4.5
2 Skills
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phil green 20 years old hip hop writer, top of his class tiger thats sly in the grass, crouching pouncing like a dragon spouting fire as he laughs, never braggin never has to the fans will be there faster than an abulance move rapid and smooth has the talent for rapping and other avenues use the same tools as a direct result i want to use my passion to effect my wallet and cash
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Elsa Brenner - Freelance Article Writing & Content Writing
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
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I am a writer for The New York Times. I can write clear and knowledgeable -- very readable -- stories about a variety of subjects. You can google Elsa Brenner or search The Times to see the quality and variety of my work. Here also are a couple of links: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/04/10/realestate/10wczo.html?scp=2&sq=Elsa%20Brenner.%20in%20the%20region&st=cse http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/01/realestate/01wczo.html?scp=6&sq=Elsa%20Brenner.%20in%20the%20region&st=cse http://www.nytimes.com/2011/01/16/realestate/16wczo.html?scp=4&sq=Elsa%20Brenner.%20in%20the%20region&st=cse
New Rochelle, New York, United States
Samuel Kim - Freelance Animal Illustration & Digital Art
176
Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
$18
Rate/Hr
3655 S. Emporia Way, #J-205 Aurora, CO 80014 - Freelance Graphic Designer & Digital artist - I am a freelance graphic designer and digital artist who have more than six years of work experience with four year degree in the interactive computer and graphic design. I am proficient especially in Adobe Illustrator CS 5.5, Photoshop CS 5.5, InDesign CS 5.5, Flash Professional CS 5.5, Dreamweaver CS 5.5, and other similar applications in Adobe Creative Suite; and also have experience and practical knowledge in using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Ajax, PHP, SQL, WordPress, and I have also used many of other application programs, such as MS Access, PowerPoint and so on. If you want to see some of my works, you may visit verve310kim.com. In addition to BA degree in graphic design, I have the BS degree in Chemical Engineering, and also have two years of graduate level courses in the Applied Communication/Marketing courses in University of Denver. My resume and portfolio are available anytime for your request.
Denver, Colorado, United States
Rommel Lubguban - Freelance Video Editing & Videography
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Kudos
5.0
2 Skills
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I Create Initiates Change. Believes that Creative and Effective communications is key. A Film TV producer/editor for more than 8 years. AVPS, TVCs, website, below the line advertising are the specialities.
Quezon City, Quezon City, Philippines
Hannah Louise Chapman - Freelance Art & Cartooning
1
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3.5
2 Skills
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I am a freelance keyboard tutor and working musician with years of experience in both. Currently in a professional function band with weekly gigs playing the keyboard and singing. Also starting up several other projects such as a country band and background wedding music. I am an aspiring fine artist and illustrator. A recent graduate of a BSc (Hons) degree in Mathematics, but now currently studying for an Open College of the Arts degree specialising in Drawing, Painting and Music Composition.
Norwich, Norfolk, United Kingdom