Resume

PAUL M. CONNOLLY III

Graphic + Web Designer

Greetings! If you’re here you probably know a little bit about me already, but I’d love a minute to get better acquainted. I’m Paul, a Graphic Web Designer currently with the Marketing team at fashion retailer Maurices. With over 10 years of digital design experience in a diverse set of industries, I bring innovation, style and expertise to any design challenge. Currently I have a trusted reputation at Maurices as the lead digital designer for customer-centric projects that need to be well organized, stylish and functional.

EXPERIENCE

2013 – Present
Maurices
Graphic Web Designer
Responsible for the design and coding of digital assets for maurices.com, HTML email and web marketing projects.

2010 – 2013
The College of St. Scholastica
Interactive Services Technical Developer
Web design, user interface design and coding for a variety of marketing and IT web products for the College.

2005 – 2010
Advanstar Communications
Senior eMedia Designer
Management of B2B publisher Advanstar’s three eMarketing designers. Creative lead for email and web marketing products.

EXPERTISE

  • Graphic and digital design
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver
  • InDesign
  • Front-end HTML / CSS
  • WordPress
  • Squarespace
  • Custom HTML email
  • MailChimp
  • Constant Contact
  • Social media asset design and management
  • Working knowledge of jQuery
  • Shopify maintenance, graphics and app installation
  • Basic photography and video editing

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota – Duluth
Class of 2003
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Minor in Photography

AWARDS

2003
Lyons / Tuohy Award
University of Minnesota – Duluth
Outstanding undergraduate work in Graphic Design

2013
Vision Awards – Team of the Year
Maurices
Internal award for top performing department

2016
Emerging Leaders Program
Maurices
Leadership program for selected employees

REFERENCES

Available upon request. Please contact me to request their contact info.

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