Another "self-un-employed" creative marketing/design guy. Current running http://www.brandingexperiences.com until this Great Recession blows over and companies start hiring again. I'M VERY AVAILABLE. GET IN TOUCH.
MICHAEL DOWELL (aka “Mitch”)
Creative Marketer, Designer and Brand Builder
PO Box 193
Point of Rocks MD 21777
DESIGN PORTFOLIO: http://www.brandingexperiences.com
17 LinkedIn Recommendations • 7 Written Client Case Studies Upon Request
I can make you and/or your clients’ branding look compelling, engaging and highly competitive.
Freelance Creative Marketing & Design, Owner / Branding Experiences, Point of Rocks MD
Successfully branded/re-branded 14 U.S. and Canadian consumer-facing companies across several industries. All hands-on, concepting through coding; web design, graphic design, logo design.
July 2005-May 2010
Creative Director, Corporate Marketing / Appfluent Technology, Rockville MD
Established and maintained the visual branding for start-up software company. All hands-on, concepting through coding; web & multimedia design, email design, graphic design, logo design, booth/signage creative.
Sept 2004-July 2005
Marketing Communications Manager / GlobalPhone Corporation, Falls Church VA
Successfully re-branded consumer telecommunications company. Hands-on web design, email design, graphic design. Managed multiple print vendors. Managed all Google & Yahoo advertising campaigns.
June 2001-July 2004
Corporate Marketing Manager / TFS Technology, Herndon VA
Established and maintained the visual branding for global software company. Web design, graphic design, booth and sign creative. Managed all outsourced vendors. Coordinated all U.S.-based marketing events.
Mar. 2000-May 2001
Marketing Specialist / SER Solutions, Herndon VA
Creative Lead on an 11-person marketing team. Spearheaded creative for all corporate events and marketing campaigns. Managed all outsrouced freelance designers and creative agencies.
Feb. 1999-Mar. 2000
Marketing & Web Associate / CheckAGAIN, Herndon VA
Assisted Director of Marketing with trade show management and direct mail campaigns.
Jan. 1998-Feb. 1999
Marketing Manager / Image Machines Corporation, Herndon VA
Helped re-brand small software company prior to aquisition. Hands-on graphic design and web management.
THE DESIGN TOOLS
GRAPHIC & DIGITAL DESIGN: Adobe Fireworks • Adobe PhotoShop • Adobe InDesign • Adobe Illustrator • Adobe Acrobat
INTERNET DESIGN & MULTIMEDIA: Adobe Flash • Adobe Dreamweaver • Camtasia Studio 7 • Wordpress / BuddyPress
PRODUCTIVITY: PC & Mac • Microsoft Office • Salesforce.com • Capsule CRM
LANGUAGES: HTML • CSS
THE TECHNICAL COURSES
“Introduction to Actionscript” Future Media Concepts / Washington, DC (2007)
“Adobe Premiere Pro CS3” Video Trainers / Hagerstown, MD (2007)
“Flash MX Rich Media Design” Dvinci Interactive / Hagerstown, MD (2006)
Herndon High School, Herndon VA Graduated 1989