Aug 2019 - Present (2 years 9 months)
Teach English as a second language to children and adults using textbooks and self-prepared materials. Participate in marketing meetings to help develop new marketing strategies. Take part in English-only school events.
Me Too! English Language Club
Aug 2017 - Jul 2019 (1 year 11 months)
Conducted engaging and enjoyable English language courses for students ranging from preschool beginners to advanced adults. Developed course plans utilizing textbooks, videos and music, as well as stimulating games and activities, to improve the students' language level and pronunciation, increase fluency and foster motivation. Regularly collaborated with the school manager to improve the curriculum.
Production Assistant/Video Editor, VFX Artist
Servo Motion Studios
Oct 2016 - Jul 2017 (9 months)
Provided production support to the Director and the Director of Photography during location shoots. Performed basic rotoscoping and green screen keying, 2D motion tracking, 3D match moving. Edited raw footage in post-production. Compiled appropriate background music for video projects.
Graphic Designer / Marketing Assistant
Oct 2010 - Sep 2014 (3 years 11 months)
Conceptualized and produced original logos and artwork for print and digital advertising, POP signage
and promotional products. Participated in project briefings and provided creative perspective and input. Communicated with outside vendors involved in the production process, including design studios, pre-press houses and printers. Developed creative proposals and presentations for five CBS Radio stations, while adhering to brand guidelines. Managed several projects simultaneously and worked under tight deadlines.
Event Marketing Manager (Contractor)
Mar 2008 - Nov 2009 (1 year 8 months)
Communicated with internal clients to establish exhibit objectives. Generated functional, efficient and eye-catching designs, and delivered within budget. Directed design agencies, supervised installation and dismantling, and provided ongoing onsite exhibit supervision nationally. Initiated participation in two key national trade shows and six high-exposure regional conferences. Purged exhibit assets from inventory, reducing storage costs by over 40%. Managed 24 events per year with a budget of over $500,000.00. Reduced costs by 15%-20% per event.
Sales and Marketing Manager
Extreme Exhibits & Logistics, Inc.
Mar 2005 - Mar 2008 (3 years)
Responsible for developing and executing marketing strategy, identifying target markets, developing and executing sales strategy, establishing project management procedures. Introduced rental exhibit concept, increasing sales by more than 25%. Developed and implemented mass email marketing system, redesigned website and increased hits by 400%, collaborated with design team on exhibit designs and graphics, negotiated vendor pricing. Two direct reports, two dotted line reports.
Tradeshow Exhibit Salesperson
Absolute Exhibits, Inc.
Jan 2004 - Mar 2005 (1 year 2 months)
Organized and sold tradeshow displays and exhibits to domestic and international clients, developed client base of German, Austrian and Swiss companies, consulted clients on exhibit design, branding and functionality, collaborated with internal designers to developed graphics.
Event Coordinator, Manager
Event Pros Valier OEG
Apr 2001 - May 2003 (2 years 1 month)
Owner, Innsbruck, Tirol, Austria Provided support and organized events at European information technology conferences, managed freelance employees and lead on- site team of up to 15 people, maintained customer contacts and negotiated contracts.
ESL English Teacher
Sep 1994 - May 2003 (8 years 8 months)
Instructed at secondary, post-secondary and adult education levels to classes and individual students. When requested, focused on specific language use, such as vocational and workplace English. Incorporated textbooks, worksheets, role play, games/activities, videos and music into lesson plans.