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Creative Marketing & Design Guy
Point of Rocks, MD
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.
Print & Web Advertising
Signage and Displays
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