Resumé

Resumé of Brian Stephens

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Objective

To apply my various creative talents and technical abilities to a progressive organization, utilize my outside-the-box problem solving, and create professional quality marketing experiences.

Employment

Front-End Web Developer
Real Art Design Group
(realart.com)
March 2014 - Present

Primary duties include front-end web developement, utilizing my knowledge of HTML, CSS, and Javascript to build robust interactive experiences that are easy to use and understand. Secondarily, I’ve been involved with large scale projects that required my expertise in lettering/calligraphy, sign painting, graphic design, and fabrication.
Achievements: 2 ‘Absolute’ badges awarded - Tribe Together and Initiate.

Product Manager
Parts Express International (parts-express.com)
June 2013 - March 2014

Manage all of the Home A/V related products by watching market trends, testing and buying new products, building relationships with vendors, using demographic specific advertising strategies, writing active product copy, and setting strategic pricing structures to stay competitive in the industry.

Graphic Designer
Parts Express International (parts-express.com)
June 2010 - June 2013

Annual catalog production, 32-page sales flyer production (6 per year), magazine advertisements, tradeshow both designs, tradeshow promotional pieces, event signage, and direct mail marketing pieces.
Achievements: Employee of the Month (December 2011), Promotion (June 2013)

Relevant Skills and Computer Proficiencies

Web: Git, Parse, HTML5, CSS+SASS, Javascript
Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, & InDesign
Microsoft: Word, Excel, & Powerpoint
Penmanship: Calligraphy, lettering, and illustration
Photography: Nikon D50, DSLR camera operation
Screen Printing: Full color press operation

Education

Sinclair Community College (2007-2010)
Associates of Applied Science in Visual Communications
Additional achievements: Graduated with honors, Digital Multimedia Certification, Desktop Publishing Certification, and Digital Printing Certification

Springboro High School (2003-2007)
High School Diploma
Additional achievements: Miami Valley Tech Prep Scholarship