BRIAN CONNELLY

bpc0511@yahoo.com                                                          

IT system Specialist

 

Results oriented professional with more than 15 years of experience and expertise in Marketing and Graphic/Web Design. 9 Years IT Computer Systems. Extensive experience in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing. Proven ability in product research, branding, web/graphic design, SEO/SEM, Web 2.0, email marketing programs and direct mail campaigns.  Significant achievements in writing marketing plans, bidding on government contracts and technical consulting. Recognized for managing multiple functions cost effectively, identifying critical issues and implementing effective solutions. Excellent communicator as evidenced by training employees on computer systems, point of sales and graphic design software systems. Key competencies include:

 

 

IT Systems –Computer Software/Hardware – Copier/Printer/Scan/Fiery Graphic/Web Design –Marketing – Web 2.0

Team Building/Recruiting/Staffing Employee Training

Print/Online Advertising –– Lead Developing – SEO/SEM

 

 

 

 

TECHNICAL SKILLS

 


Applications: Corel Draw Suite; Adobe Photo Shop; Go live; PageMaker; Dream weaver Flash; Broderbund Print Shop; Microsoft (MS) Office including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, FrontPage/SharePoint, Publisher; Paint Shop Pro; MS Visio 2000; SQL Server; Crystal Reports; Oracle E- Business Suite; JD Edwards Enterprise One; Oracle CRM; Shiprite;

Proxy, Exchange Servers and Anti-virus/Spyware Software.

 

Hardware: Building Desktop, Servers; Networking Routers, Hubs, and Switches; Xerox, Canon, OCE, Konica Minolta, Fiery Machines.


Installation: Software, Peripherals, Drivers, Cables, and Print Fax Devices & Copiers.


Operating systems: Windows 2000, 2003, XP, Windows 98/95/3.1x, MS-DOS;

Mac OS X; Linux.



 

 

 

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

 

OWNER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

One Stop Shipping & Color,  San Diego, CA                                                          2005 – Present 

 

Independent U.S Postal Mail and DHL/FedEx shipping retail business. Retail sales with over 450 corporate customers, real estate agents, mortgage brokers, San Diego School Districts, local & state government and European customers. Provided marketing customers with email marketing programs, SEO/SEM, print & online advertising and direct mail. Created business cards, letterhead, envelopes, postcards, logos and websites used in house and out sourced to vendors. Utilized Copier/Printer/Scan/Fiery with knowledge of Canon, Xerox, Konica Minolta & Oce machines. Included printing, custom cutting, comb binding & laminating.

 

 
MARKETING         MANAGER
Mericon Industries, Inc., San Diego, CA; Peoria, IL                                                   2000 – 2005

                       
Served as a graphic/web design professional with extensive product research, positioning & branding experience including web design, online traffic counts, Web 2.0, banner ads and campaigns with Google, MSN, Yahoo and AOL, SEO and site usability.


NEW ACCOUNT MANAGER

Homes.com, San Diego, CA                                                                               1999 – 2000
                                               
Inside and outside
sales of real estate web sites to realtors across United States. Provided lead generation and created marketing materials to support the sales department.

 


WEB SALES AND MARKETING

Mericon Industries, Inc., Peoria, IL                                                                           1996 – 1999
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Employed as a sales, marketing and graphic design professional with extensive experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing. Provided product research, product branding, web design and graphic design.

 

EDUCATION  

Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer in (MCSE) Windows 2000
Illinois Central College, PDI, Peoria, IL

                                                                                                           Psychology

San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, CA. 

Associates Degree in Marketing, with Advertising, Graphic Design skill set

La Jolla Academy Advertising Arts, San Diego, CA