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SUSAN L. SCHADT
38 Evergreen Drive | Tolland, CT | 860-869-1305 | email@example.com
Graphic/Web Designer with several years experience in visual communication design with corporate businesses, universities, and colleges. Extensive marketing communications knowledge, technical experience and a proven track record of producing highly successful multi-platform communication initiatives. Utilizes leadership, communication and interpersonal skills to build teams that meet/exceed goals.
Assistant Director of Marketing and Outreach
University of Connecticut, Division of Enrollment Planning & Management, Storrs, CT | June 2013- present
Manage marketing program planning, execution, and reporting; web, interactive, and social media marketing; design and production of visual assets; develop marketing strategies; and engage in student outreach and interaction at University wide events.
University of Connecticut, Office of Communications, Storrs, CT | May 1994 - June 2013
Responsible for planning, developing, and executing graphic design and communications related to the University’s schools and colleges - with an emphasis on electronic, web-base and print initiatives - aimed at enhancing student recruitment, alumni development, and institutional advancement. Duties include:
Susan Schadt Design, Communication Design Firm, Tolland, CT | 1989 - present
Established Schadt Design as a viable competitor in the Communication Design field. Provide creative direction and development, conceptual design, communication and marketing planning, and concept fulfillment for a variety of clients and organizations. Projects include development of, magazines, corporate identity, image and capabilities brochures, annual reports, corporate recruiting materials, web sites, newsletters, books, jersey and T-shirt designs, etc.
Connecticut Mutual Life Insurance Company, Corporate Communications, Hartford, CT | 1989 - 1994
Reminder Press, Vernon, CT | 1987 - 1991
Duties included development of digital display ads, and publication layout for the weekly advertising magazine.
Graphic Designer/Student Intern
Quark and Kramer Advertising, Advertising Agency
Farmington, CT | spring and summer 1989
Responsibilities included designing a variety of marketing communications materials from concept through print. Also included product research, organization of material and compilation of data and images for presentation format.
APEX Award of Excellence | 2012
Hermes Creative Award | 2012
CASE Design Awards: Silver Award, Annual Report and Booklet Category | 2006
Best in Design: Town Municipalities Annual Report | 2003
Award of Merit: CT League of History Organizations | 2003
Connecticut Journalism Award: Best in Graphic Design | 2001
Best in Design: Connecticut Chapter of Landscape Architects | 1999
Excellence Award: ACE | 1999
PC and MAC platforms, flatbed and slide scanners, High end digital SLR cameras, web hosting servers, Novell and Ethernet Network Systems, Apache, Unix servers, NT servers, external storage units, etc.
Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Acrobat 10.0, Dreamweaver CS6, Flash CS6, Quark XPress 8.0, Director 8.0, Fireworks 8.0, Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Google Ad Words, Constant Contact (CRM), GroupMail (CRM) Contribute 6.0 (CMS), Joomla (CMS),
University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Degree: Bachelor of Fine Arts
Major: Communication Design
On line training: Lynda.com - HTML 5.0, WordPress 2014
Harris Connect Directory
Blackbaud Internet Solutions
Skill Path - Project Management Workshop 2012, Social Media Seminar 2012, 2014
University of Connecticut, Information Technology Labs: WordPress, PeopleSoft, HTML and Web Development Training, Dreamweaver CS5, Flash CS5 and Director 8.0
New Horizons Training Classes:
Dreamweaver CS4, Flash CS4, Director MX, Contribute, Web Designing with CSS, Web Development using CSS in Dreamweaver
Avid marathon runner, competitive sports, golfing, hiking, biking, illustration, photography.
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