Graphic Design & Production for Print / Web

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David Stawar

917-536-1468 | stawardavid@gmail.com

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 2008 - School of Visual Arts NY. 
 
Graphic Design Skillset
 
Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign & After Effects
Experience: photo retouching, layout, graphics and illustration, video editing
 
Online Marketing Skillset
 
Mailchimp, Bigcommerce, Hootsuite, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, Adwords, Opentracker Analytics, Google Analytics, Amazon Listings, Facebook advertising, Amazon Advertising, , PPC, CPC, SEO, Affiliate Marketing (Shareasale)
Experience: Email marketing (graphic layout, HTML, list building, A/B testing with images, email subject lines, call-to-actions, and content), keyword research, monitoring competition’s activity (keywords, campaigns, affiliate programs) landing page optimization (A/B testing with image and content, tracking improvements in conversion and bounce rate) implementing optimizations from outsourced SEO & Affiliate Management (new content, images, titles, text, meta info for SEO, new banners, creatives and coupon codes for Affiliate marketers)
 
Web / Tech Skillset
 
HTML, CSS, Wordpress, Cpanel, Cyberduck, Filezilla
Experience: Backing up site, Ecommerce site maintenance, Wordpress site maintenance, spam removal, HTML, CSS, basic JavaScript, contracting outsourced web developers for specialist web work via Odesk and elance. Troubleshooting with Bigcommerce tech support, Authorize.net & Amazon Support, Project Management ( was Project Manager of the release of the Mobile Game “Brain Thirst” laid out the workflow for programmers and designers, contracted graphic designer from Odesk and handled hiring / HR of programmers & designers
 
Admin / Clerical Skillset
 
Basecamp, Google Docs, Word, Excel, Powerpoint,
Experience: Interviewing and selecting interns and hires, evaluating intern performance for consideration for hire, firing interns and employees during downsizing,  managing workflow of interns and employees, setting up quotas and deadlines, note taking during conferences & interviews, file organization, cold calling for sales pitches and survey taking, preparing and presenting Powerpoint presentations in-house and to investors
 
Job Experience
 
Infinity Shoes • eCommerce Marketing and Merchandising Specialist •  New York, NY 
May 2016 - Current
 
-       General Social Media management, planning posts, tracking clicks,
monitoring and optimizing social media marketing
-       Google Analytics. Tracking conversions on marketing campaigns 
-       Designing and Scheduling Email Newsletters
-       “Jack of all trades” role, some design, some clerical like data entry for merchandise, product photography and photo-retouching, mostly site & web marketing graphic design with odd clerical design and support tasks as needed.
 
Howcast Media Inc • Office Production Assistant •  New York, NY
October 2015 - April 2016
 
-       General Social Media management, planning posts, tracking clicks,
monitoring and optimizing social traffic
-       Google Analytics. Generated reports for supervisor from Google Analytics about audience behavior and measuring success of new landing pages
-       Designing and Scheduling Email Newsletters
-       “Jack of all trades” role, some design, some clerical like data entry and SEO for Howcast website and various assistant related runs like mailing packages, picking up equipment, etc.
 
Private Island Party • Marketing Manager • New York, NY
October 2012 – March 2015 
 
-       Did full process marketing, from coupon code creation, inventory check, graphic design, writing content, monitoring conversions in bigcommerce and Google Analytics, email marketing, cold calling, hiring/firing/training new interns/employees