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PAOLA DIMEGLIO OBJECTIVE Highly organized Design, Art and Marketing Manager with over ten years’ experience creating visual content for corporations, government organizations, magazines and boutique agencies. Able to visually represent brand messages that captivate consumer interest and encourage sales. Seeking to contribute creative acumen as a Design Manager within an marketing, communications, advertising or publishing company. EXPERIENCE

Psychiatric Times - UBM Medica

Art Director/Web Producer/Marketing Designer June 2006 – present

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Design and direction of Psychiatric Times and PsychiatricTimes.com • Develop and maintain web sites using HTML/CSS coding skills • Manage photographers and Illustrators for each issue • Work closely with management to effectively coordinate, schedule, and manage projects for print and web SELECT ACCOMPLISHMENTS: • Introduced a “lunch and learn” online training program where employees were able to update their skills • C onduct research sessions, where programs or plug-ins are tests to aid in design and refinement of applications; introduced many such as MagPlus+, Lynda.com, and Box Shot 3D to our process which has increased productivity • Created training manuals with each update to our Content Management System to help train employees • Initiated monthly meetings to improve print/web integration • Created workflow improvement for the team, including print and digital • S ingle-handedly took on posting the Cancer Management Handbook print to web by organizing the process and uploading into the CMS

Folio: Magazine – Red 7 Media

Art Director, Web editor

December 2005 – June 2006

• D  esign and Direction of the magazine • Developed and input the web content • Worked closely with vendors with estimate requests and managing budgets. • Organized staff production schedules, distribution schedules, maintained computers and file servers and managed outside vendors. • Managed Photographers and Illustrators for each issue

Legal Affairs Magazine, Yale University

Art Director/Design Consultant

August – November 2004

• F  ront of Book designer for the magazine • Created schedules with printer and editorial staff • Managed marketing projects • Organized production schedules, maintained computers and file servers

Carter’s Corporate, Shelton, CT

Project Manager/Senior Marketing Designer

May – September 2004

• P  roject Manager of promotions. Working closely with the Vice President of Marketing. • Developed direct mail pieces, such as postcards, email newsletters, and coupons for bi-weekly promotions for all of Carter’s Retail Stores.to generate new business. • Developed signage design and artwork for the Retail Stores. • Worked closely with vendors with estimate requests and managing budgets. • Organized staff production schedules, distribution schedules, maintained computers and file servers and managed outside vendors.

Media Ventures, Inc., Norwalk, CT

Production Director 1998 – 2003

Sept. 1998 – July 2003

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: • P romoted two times to run a nine-person design and production department for this custom publisher servicing magazines, chambers of commerce, convention and visitors bureaus, directory publishers, real estate agencies and others. • D eveloped direct mail pieces, including promotional packages, letters, brochures and flyers to generate new business. • D esigned directories, brochures, advertisements, maps and Web guides for Verizon; SBC; SNET; Citizens-Frontier Communications; LocalTel; Alltel; YellowPages.com’ Transwestern Publishing; American Park Network Magazine; Tobacco Outlet Business Magazine; the Orlando, FL and Southington, CT Chambers of Commerce and other client accounts. • T rained and supervised production team on procedures, specifications information, file creation, pre-fight and font management. • O rganized staff schedules, maintained computers and file servers and managed outside vendors. SELECT ACCOMPLISHMENTS: • Managed computer systems upgrade and managed implementation process which greatly increased operational efficiencies. • Implemented department-wide automated scheduling systems to better track and manage projects and ensure deadlines were met. • D eveloped programs, procedures and specification guidelines that kept the department on deadline and ensured client satisfaction. • C oordinated complete office renovation and ensured all client projects stayed on schedule, regardless of a 2-week shutdown. FREELANCE/CONSULTANT EXPERIENCE Golf Range Magazine, Redding, CT; Bookworks, LLC, Norwalk, CT; Berni Marketing & Design, Greenwich, CT; Swiss Army Brands, Shelton, CT; AIDS Project New Haven, New Haven, CT; National MS Society, Hartford, CT; SOFTWARE & PLATFORMS Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5 | QuarkXPress 8 | CMS (Typo3, Liferay, Drupal) | HTML/XHTML/CSS | Flightcheck/Prepress | Font Systems (Font Agent Pro) | Microsoft/Excel/Word/Powerpoint | Filemaker Pro | PC/MAC Platforms | Lynda.com | Google Analytics | Omniture | Wordpress | MagPlus+ EDUCATION & MEMBERSHIPS Bachelor of Arts in Graphic Design. May 1998 Western Connecticut State University; Danbury, Connecticut Web Design Certificate Program 2012 Noble Desktop, New York, NY Graphic Arts Guild | American Institute of Graphic Arts [AIGA} | Society of Publications Designers | InaNet NY | Mediabistro

19 Platt Street Milford CT 06460 • Ph. 203.243.5918 • E-mail. paolad@att.net • linkedin.com/in/paoladimeglio • pdimeglio.carbonmade.com


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