Resume

Located in the Chicago area, I am a passionate, highly self-motivated and goal-oriented marketing professional, specializing in social media with formal training in graphic/web design. I am committed to pursuing a long-term career where I am able to utilize my skills to meet and exceed company goals. I have a strong portfolio demonstrating excellent creative communication skills and a willingness to learn and improve. I love to dream, learn and also to teach.

availability

I’m available for freelance, contract, temporary or permanent work depending upon your needs. Please contact me to discuss what I can do to help you meet your needs. After-all, this is my passion. Phone [219-757-1331] Email [contact@kimfenolio.com] Twitter [@kFenolio]

career connections

DIRECTOR of MARKETING and ONLINE DEVELOPMENT
Coin Laundry Association ● 03/2011 – Current

Prepared and implemented sales and marketing plans for both online and offline mediums, set annual goals, and developed marketing budgets. Coordinated and executed major events including all marketing aspects, promotions, design coordination, sponsorship opportunities and event programming. Managed and maintained websites, social and digital media campaigns, email marketing, podcasts, webinars and all member education. Managed multiple teams of people to accomplish goals for design, website development, database, programming and API projects as well as training and education initiatives. I was a keynote speaker, presenting all over the country on marketing and digital marketing topics. View a short presentation here: http://bit.ly/LGzQdI
www.coinlaundry.orgwww.planetlaundry.com

ART DIRECTOR and SOCIAL MEDIA DIRECTOR
Self Employed ● 10/2003 – Current

Self employed in internet communications, web development and graphic design. Determine needs, create plans and execute. New and social media, blog set-up (mySQL) and design (HTML, CSS, PHP), podcast setup, audio production, internet marketing, SEO, email marketing campaigns, networking, relationship building, communication enhancement, public relations, event planning, graphic retouching, restoration, corporate identity, direct mailers, web graphics, web design, sometimes working independently or as a part of a team.
www.freshsqueezedcreative.comwww.hunob.comwww.472chaplin.com

WEB DEVELOPMENT and SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER
America’s Best Companies / EZlocal.com ● 10/2008 – 01/2010

Creative director, interface designer, copywriter and social media manager responsible for all marketing, design, development, and social media strategies and plans: blog, podcast, A/V production, flash design, email marketing and development, and SEO. Created workflows, sitemaps, wireframes, mockups and with creative direction. Lead creative development processes and project tracking. Advanced CSS, HTML, ASP, Javascript, Flash and ActionScript. Managed and trained team of programmers, developers and writers. Representative and speaker on behalf of all small business at the 140 Character Conference in Los Angeles in 2009.
www.gowithabc.comwww.ezlocal.comwww.work4abc.comwww.myabcspace.com

GRAPHIC ARTIST
BerylMartin ● 01/2004 – 05/2007

Performed the roles of production artist, graphic artist, video production, flash developer and copy writer for a graphic design and full print shop. Increased production by 300%: introduced/implemented time-saving skills and production practices. Color corrected, manipulated, masked, recreation and retouching. Created layouts, proofed, routed and directed production of products. Wrote training procedures, trained employees.

other relevant experience

Patient Access Professional
05/2002 – 11/2003 ● Community Hospital

Created, wrote and designed a departmental newsletter to increase communication throughout the hospital; that was distributed to 5 departments. Manage and coordinate bed assignments of over 400 patients staying within the hospital. Organization and documentation of 48 – 132 surgical procedures per night for the following workday. Training of new hires.

Customer Service
09/2000 – 05/2002 ● Hammond Clinic

Maintain patient appointment system for nearly 180 patients/day. Modified and wrote 100+ page training manual. Trained and evaluated new employees. Organization of patient and administrative filing system, recreation and modification to out-dated documents.

Manager
08/1998 – 10/1999 ● Moonlit Tournament Alliance

Created online tutorials for five different versions of the spades card game. Wrote five training manuals. Responsible for hiring, training and scheduling approximately 30 individuals for four different internet-based jobs. Formed a website with live chat, forums and information regarding progression and tournament status. Often coordinated 300 people in a night within one chat room via voice and text a three-round tournament.

speaking engagements

140 Characters Conference Los Angeles October 27-28, 2009
Conference | Video of Panel

Expert Panelist #smbiz Chat on Twitter for Understanding Marketing

More speaking engagements and details

press acknowledgements

Businesses must learn to be social on social media, expert advises | Article

Unemployment is a Small Business Opportunity | Article

Podcast Coverage | Article

education honors

WESTWOOD COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY, 2002-2003
• Associates of Applied Science in Graphic Design/Multimedia
• President of the Gridlayers Graphic Design Club
• Directors List (4.0 GPA)
• Graduate of the Year Award

soft skills

Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Flash
Adobe Audition
Adobe Premiere
Adobe InDesign
QuarkXpress
Macromedia Director
Final Cut Pro
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Power Point
Microsoft Visual Web Developer
Microsoft Expression

Audacity
Corel Draw
MS 95, 98, 2000, ME, XP, Vista
OS 9, X
PHP
mySQL
HTML
RSS
CSS
XML

TweetDeck
HootSuite
Google Analytics
Webmaster Tools

availability

I’m available for freelance, contract, temporary or permanent work depending upon your needs. Please contact me to discuss what I can do to help you meet your needs. After-all, this is my passion. Phone [937-757-1331] Email [contact@kimfenolio.com] Twitter [@kFenolio]

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