Russell C. Smith


I am a creative Web Developer and Web Designer in Austin Texas #ATX

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My Works

My Skills

Objective

I am seeking a challenging and rewarding post in a dynamic company where I can use my passion for design in all forms. My major strength is adaptability which allows me to jump from one genre of design to another. I strive to develop professional and attractive designs that emphasize style, individuality, and out-of-the-box thinking.

Experience

Creative Director
Hawk Group Media (Austin, Texas)
•Launched 6-8 websites per week

Web Designer
Genesis Today /Dr. Lindsey Duncan/ Renacer Natural/ Pure Health (Austin, Texas)
•Designed, launched, & branded corporate web sites using Expression Engine CMS
•Updated all copy, designed new brand imagery advertisements, and enabled search engine optimizition
•Worked with Shopify, Intuit, and HTTPS certificates on setting up valid e-commerce shopping carts
•Responsible for all web-related design, development and social network affiliations
•Assumed responsibility as the primary consultant for SEO/SEM tactics, as well as providing monthly analytic reports
•Arranged e-mail newsletter campaigns based around the seasonal market
•Designed trade show, sell sheet, and printed collateral for all stakeholders
•Troubleshot SQL injections

Web Developer
Yassine Enterprises /Austin Bottle Service/ Famous Vodka/ Kowabunga Energy Drink (Austin, Texas)
•Created and maintained 12 corporate web sites
•Designed 3 separate e-mail newsletters delivered weekly to a list of over 20,000 recipients with iContact
•Composed copy for Clear Channel radio scripts that were produced into on air spots
•Built animated images for interactive web sites, contests, and 3rd party advertising interests
•Worked as the photographer at special events, then uploaded thumbnails and watermarked copies to distribute
•Designed print material such as T-shirts, banners, window clings, and decals
•Worked as the IT engineer by setting up office networks, installing printers, and virus related computer repair
•Arranged and created animated visuals from scratch to display in video form for advertising purposes
•Designed new event images, flyers, drink specials for table tents for every Yassine venue

Creative Director
aDealio.com (Austin, Texas)
•Fulfilled directorial duties as the Copywriter, Fact Checker, Reviews Researcher, Customer Service Representative, Account Recruiter, Loyalty Marketing Coordinator, SEM Specialist, Affiliate Manager, & Visual/Graphic Designer
•Served as the primary communication correspondent to numerous Account Executives
•Responsible for milestone concept developments and had final judgment of creative materials for aDealio.com
•Designed and distributed all marketing materials for branding purposes
•Maintained the daily landing page operations for Austin, Dallas, Houston, St. Louis, and Denver markets
•Constructed B2B online marketing for social and viral media outlets

Graphic Designer/ Web Administrator
Zap Print & Copy (Arlington, Texas)
•Created and designed corporate logos, business cards, promotional materials, Power Point presentations, vinyl decals, variable data mailers, banners, marketing displays, and other corporate identity materials
•Built HTML/CSS web sites, Flash animations, and maintained corporate identity through consistent branding
Analyzed and maintained the professional standards of clients’ print media
•Communicated with customers to build job estimates
•Cut, laminate, mount, and bound documents per customer job requests
•Created printing plates for a four color printing press
•Created e-mail marketing newsletter campaigns

Lead Designer & Developer
NightlifeATX.com ( Austin, Texas)
•Developed the theme layout in WordPress
•Provided all Web site designs and site functionality
•Controlled and maintained daily marketing through all social network platform, including, but not limited to, Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

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