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dianne
mcintosh

Internet Marketer // Photographer //
Web & Graphic Designer

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E-mail: dianne.r.mcintosh@gmail.com
Phone: 910 . 528 . 1444
Location: Hampton Roads, Virginia
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Enthusiastic web/graphic designer & Internet marketer with experience ...

building WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla driven websites, HTML5, CSS3, various web scripting technologies, web standards and project management. Highly skilled in marketing techniques, product development, SEO, as well as conceptual innovative design solutions for print and web applications. I am creative, articulate, organized and strive to constantly learn new techniques, software and standards in my field.

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formal education

International Academy of Design and Technology

Bachelor of Science (B.S.),
Internet Marketing
period: Mar 2012 - Jun 2014

International Academy of Design and Technology

Associate of Science (A.S.),
Graphic Design
period: May 2007 - Aug 2009

Studied a wide range of specialized knowledge in everything from public relations and research to social-media marketing. To include web analytics, mobile applications, global and cultural Internet issues.

 

Studied design and visual communications and how to apply the basic design elements of effective visual materials to the development, planning, production and presentation of print publications and web design.

skills

Technical Skills

Windows and Mac OS, Adobe CS3- CS6 (Photoshop, Illustrator, In-design, Flash, Dreamweaver), Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Lightroom, QuarkXpress, PowerPoint , Microsoft Office, HTML / XHTML, CSS, JavaScript , jQuery, PHP, Actionscript, Google Analytics, Wordpress, Search Engine Optimization, Web 2.0 and Internet Marketing.

Design Skills

Responsive Web Design, Digital Photography, Typography, User Interface Design, Brand Development, Multi-media Marketing, Print Layout, Logo Design, Identity Branding, Image Manipulation, Knowledge of Market Trends and Promotional Campaigns.

Professional Skills

Strong Design Sense, Conceptual Thinker, Time Management, Relationship Building Expert, Decisive Problem Solver, Organized, Efficient, Creative, Artistic, Articulate Public Speaker, Quick Learner and a Self-Motivated Professional.

work experience

Obsidian Solutions Group

Web Designer period: Jun 2012 - Present

• An official U.S. Army Webmaster for the social culture military program, Human Terrain System, TRADOC-G2. Located at http://hts.army.mil.
• Managed and tracked over 50 projects through SharePoint portal sites.
• Created custom unique graphical elements for various SharePoint portals to include the Cultural Knowledge Consortium. Located at https://ckc.army.mil.
• Contributed in creating user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) designs for interactive and online platforms for multiple HTS Knowledge Management / Informational Technology projects.
• Drafted the governance and policy documents for both the public website and social media campaigns.
• Designed, constructed, and currently administer the organization’s public website. Redesign resulted in over 10,000 hits in 6 months. Improving web traffic by 90%.

• As the HTS webmaster I am solely responsible for:

- Creating, maintaining and publishing written and visual content to the website.
- Responding to public inquires regarding the website.
- Maintaining the program’s social media accounts.
- Ensuring all DoD & Army regulations, policies and procedures are being met and exceeds standard.
- Creating web graphics and elements.
- Subject matter expert on the HTS Web Management Team.
- Designed in HTML, PHP, CSS and Javascript.

Freelancer

Photographer / Graphic & Web Designer period: Sep 2007 - Present

• Designed custom print and computer graphics; using state-of-the art graphics computer systems.
• Develop user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) designs.
• Work with Search Engine Optimization techniques.
• Design custom website on various platforms, to include Wordpress, Drupla, Joomla, and HTML/CSS.
• Currently manage 6 servers and 8 websites. Ranging from non-profits to government contacts.
• Provide information via phone, email and social media outlets.
• Manage invoices, account receivable and company funds.
• Package and mail client's products.
• Manage and organize client's information.
• FTP file management.

Our365

Newborn Photographer period: Nov 2010 - Feb 2011

• Newborn photographer for the nation’s leading newborn photography company.
• Captured over 175 lifelong memories through highly dynamic portraits.
• Provided customer service and sale, resulting in over $5000 in 4 months.
• Handling and depositing payment transactions and filing sales reports.
• Complied with hospital regulations regarding patient privacy, HIPAA, security, sanitation, and infection control.

U.S. Army

Intelligence Analyst period: Aug 2002 - Apr 2005

• Held a Top Secret – SCI.
• Tabulated and maintained personal records, documents and filing system.
• Composed intelligence summaries, corrected grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
• Responsible of logging and issuing key control.
• Answering and directing phone calls.
• Researching and analyzing important information.
• Entered clerical information in a prompt and professional manner.
• Briefed high-ranking officials.
• Prepared security clearances and perform security checks.
• Photocopied, faxed, digitally sent files and documents as needed.
• Monitored classified, secret, and top-secret message traffic.
• Provided warning indicators to support safety and security of an Asian Pacific partner.
• Awarded two Army Achievement Medals and an Army Commendation Medal.

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I am currently employeed full-time, however I am available for freelance web and graphic design projects....

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Located in the Hampton Roads, VA area.

Phone: 910 - 528 - 1444
E-mail: dianne.r.mcintosh@gmail.com