I am an energetic and enthusiastic web designer with over 8 years experience. I started my career as a Digital Production Artist and Photographer for an advertising agency specializing in nonprofit organizations. I quickly transitioned into an Email Producer where I designed, hand coded and deployed email campaigns. From there, I moved into web design where I continued to grow my skill set and have been working as a web designer for 5 years now.
I have experience conceiving and designing landing pages, email campaigns, email newsletters,
My teaching experience includes prepping lesson plans for Sunday school classes and assisting in teaching the lessons, reading to middle school children who needed more practice with their reading abilities and teaching a photo class to co-workers and customers at Apple Computers.
Russ Reid, Digital Web Designer
2007 - 2015
Responsible for the concept and design of responsive/non-responsive websites, landing pages and donation/checkout forms. Well versed in the design and creation of optimized flash animation banner ads as well as animated gif banner ads. Also proficient with designing, coding and deploying HTML emails using Campaign Monitor, 2Dialogue and Blackbaud.
Designed social media content for Twitter, Facebook and blog pages. Maintained websites using content management systems. Collaborate closely with creative directors, writers, programmers and...
Self Employed, Freelance Photographer
2000 - 2012
Specialized in fashion, fine art, event, still life and portrait photography.
Ten Thousand Villages
Russ Reid Company
Grand Performances at California Plaza
MoveOn.org / Elect2Think.com
California Juvenile Judicial Court System
Basement Session One (Art and Music Event)
Losing Daylight (Music Group)
Apple Computer, Mac Specialist / Inventory Specialist
2005 - 2007
Mentored new Mac Specialists, taught Digital Photography classes to employees and managers. Troubleshooting iPod technical issues at the Genius Bar. Assisted customers with CPU questions and sales. Responsible for product inventory as well as the transfer of products to other stores, filing and organizing paper work, supporting Mac Specialists on the sales floor and working closely with Apple Corporate, Management, and Mac Specialists to ensure an organized inventory.
Koi Design, Studio Assistant
2004 - 2005
Responsibilities included general administrative duties for a high end fashion designer. Communicated with vendors and suppliers overseas as well as managed requests from celebrity stylist and fashion magazines. Coordinated fashion show logistics for New York and Paris events
in addition to inventory management, fulfilling incoming and outgoing orders.