I am a super-talented, technical-minded, professional multimedia developer from Cincinnati, Ohio with four years experience in animation & video production, graphic & web design, and mobile & web app development. I am highly motivated, creative, versatile, and not to mention, accomplished, having won four Student ADDY Awards in local and regional competitions for my motion graphics and mixed-media campaign work. I may be just one man, but I am an entire multimedia powerhouse of assorted knowledge, skills, and expertise, including:

Jake Siemer Logomark • Video Production (2D/3D animation, compositing, visual effects)
• Graphic Design (brand identities, logos, user-interface, direct-mail)
• Web Design (designing and coding with HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
• App Development (coding and testing of Android, web-based apps)
• Digital Marketing (social media, e-mail campaigns, promotions)
• Audio Engineering (digital multi-track recording, editing, mixing)

I am empowered by a solid technical understanding and proficiency in IT-related tasks, I stay informed on bleeding-edge technology, and I closely follow industry trends. Armed with precise organizational skills and a persistent pursuit of self-improvement, I can easily comprehend unfamiliar concepts and quickly adapt to new work environments, while still maintaining acute attention to detail and meeting strict deadlines. With all these tools at my disposal, I would be a valuable asset to any company demanding superior production and development skills in order to better their professional image and further their business development goals.

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SUMMARY
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Talented, technical-minded multimedia developer with four years experience in video production, graphic & web design, and mobile & web app development who is highly motivated, creative, and versatile. Seeking a company that demands superior production in order to better their professional image and further their business development goals.


WORK
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(3/11 - Present)
Front End Developer - Frontgate / Grandin Road (Creatives On Call) - Cincinnati, OH
• Provided instrumental assistance in the transition to the WebSphere CMS platform.
• Produced countless workflow and process improvements to various areas of web development, including: extensions to core JavaScript libraries, standardization of site templates, creation of bookmarklets, construction of a multi-purpose media player, enhancements to dynamic personalization, and overhaul of e-mail campaign setup.
• Worked closely with members of other departments to track, troubleshoot, and resolve general development issues, design limitations, and conflicts with site promotions.
• Designed, coded, and executed numerous e-mail campaigns, landing pages, dynamic monograms, Scene7 image templates, 360° product views, and product animations.

(10/10 - Present)
Multimedia Consultant - Environmental Quality Management (EQM) - Cincinnati, OH
• Collaborated with a small team of design consultants on a comprehensive re-branding of the Metropolitan Sewer District of Cincinnati's Sewer Backup (SBU) division.
• Consulted with clients to understand their growing business needs and demands, architected solutions to systemize their organizational processes, and produced foundational, promotional multimedia materials to put these ideas into motion.
• Designed and produced materials such as: logos, brand standards manuals, business stationary, brochures, animations, direct mailers, magnets, door hangers, and forms.


SCHOOL
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(2005-2010)
Cincinnati State Technical And Community College, Cincinnati, OH
• Associate Degree of Applied Science in Graphic Design (GRD), June 2010
• Associate Degree of Applied Science in Audio/Video Production, June 2010


SKILLS
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• Software skills: Adobe Creative Suite, Maya, Final Cut, AVID, Pro Tools, and Office.
• Technical expertise: CSS, HTML, XML, JSON, JavaScript, PHP, Java, and MySQL.
• Flexible in cross-platform environments, including: Windows, Mac OSX, and Linux.
• Exerts strong, professional, technical writing and verbal communication prowess.
• Maintains acute attention to detail and organizational skills to meet strict deadlines.
• Comprehends and quickly adapts to unfamiliar concepts and work environments.
• Empowered by solid technical understanding and proficiency in IT-related tasks.
• Stays informed on bleeding-edge technology, and closely follows industry trends.
• Excels at video production and broadcast-quality motion graphics / visual effects.
• Advanced skills and techniques in 2-D and 3-D image creation and manipulation.
• Demonstrates creativity in marketing, advertising, and mixed-media campaigns.
• Stimulates a substantial increase in customer satisfaction thru service excellence.


AWARDS
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Won 1 Silver Student ADDY Award Regionally / 1 Gold & 2 Silvers Locally, 2009