Top-performing media designer with a proven track record of achievement in video editing, motion graphics, logo design, brand identity, pre-press, web development, and copywriting for various agencies and in-house design teams.
Creative visionary who sees the big picture of marketing and promotional campaigns, while operating within a budget, working through roadblocks, and completing projects within deadlines.
Successful mentor and thought-leader in leading a multi-million dollar organization’s 75-member team to achieve and exceed corporate and individual goals.
Exemplary interpersonal skills used to communicate research and build strategic relationships with clients, associates, leaders, and vendors.
Self-motivated educator who excels at taking control of an idea and organizing thoughts into oral and written communications to motivate and train others.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
E*TRADE Financial // New York, NY // Design Developer // 2015-Present
Description coming soon.

benjamin irwin/media design // Bethlehem, PA // Designer // 2010-Present
Collaborate with various agencies and in-house design teams on video production and digital, web, copywriting, and pre-press projects.
Performed all aspects of client projects, including script writing, animation, motion graphics, video editing, and graphic design.
Invited as guest lecturer at Penn State Lehigh Valley every semester to instruct students on Adobe InDesign.
Notable work: Adayana Government Group, Web Designer & Quality Assurance, February - March 2015.

Apple Inc. // Whitehall, PA // Trainer & Technician // 2012-2015
Repair over 7,000 customer relationships by triaging a wide variety of software and hardware issues. Inspire over 400 adult learners to get the most out of software such as OS X, iWork, Final Cut Pro, and Motion.
Contribute to the ongoing training and development of the store and market’s technicians and employees.
Act as support leader; coordinate appointments so customers are seen on-time while providing resources to the team.

Hershey Entertainment & Resorts // Hershey, PA // Assistant Beverage Manager // 2008-2012
Managed a department of 75 employees for an organization with annual revenue of $14.2 million. Monitored and oversaw inventory and seasonal menus (including design) for seven dining outlets.
Instrumental in pioneering company’s social media marketing initiatives on Facebook and Twitter.
Helped conceptualize and open two restaurants at The Hotel Hershey.
Developed and hosted educational seminars on wine.


EDUCATION & AFFILIATIONS
Master of Fine Arts, Media Design // Full Sail University // 2014
Recipient of Valedictorian, Advanced Achievement, and Designing Brand Identity Course Director’s Awards.

Bachelor of Science, Business and Tourism Management // Penn State University // 2008
One of 250 students selected to participate in the University’s Annual Leadership Conference.
Internship: The Walt Disney World Resort, 2006.

Member: AIGA New York