Current Qualifications Summary:

• Marketing management and creation in branding, web design and traditional print
• Manage client, staff and vendor communication/ work flow
• Experience working entire life-cycles of projects from concept to completion
• Art direction and consultation on small to large advertising projects
• HTML and CSS front-end development
• jQuery and javascript script implementation and debugging
• Social media management and campaign development
• Pre-project completion using industry pre-press and production methods
• SEO research using Google Analytics and Ad Words
• Research and development of content for both print and web media
• e-marketing design, development and deployment

Tools in my toolbox:

• Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash, Acrobat), Quark, PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Pages, Keynote, Numbers, Text Wrangler, SketchUp, MailChimp, Joomla, Mambo, Word Press, Zen Cart, e-commerce, content management, fCMS, EasyCatalog

Work Experience

Nudawn Creative - Sole Proprietorship - April 2006 - Present
Title: Owner/ Consultant/ Developer/ Designer
Nexus Global, Wake Forest, NC - September 2012 - Present - Multiple Projects
• Web design/ development of event website
• Event logo design and brand consultation
• Event promo card design
• Digital brochures
• Multiple online banners
• e-marketing template design

The Worship Center, Durham, NC - September 2012 - December 2012 - Multiple Projects
• Web design/ development with existing website
• Social media consulting
• e-marketing template design
• YouTube account branding

Christina Motley, Raleigh, NC - September 2012 - Present - Multiple Projects
• Web design/ development with existing website
• Print marketing design
• Specialty items design
• YouTube account branding and video presentations

2nd City Church, Chicago, IL - January 2012 - Present - Multiple Projects
• Web design/ development of responsive landing page,
• Web design/ development of responsive WordPress website,
• Complete brand and corporate identity design/ development/ management
• Print marketing design
• Specialty item design
• Design of event promotional items
• Multiple e-marketing design and content development campaigns

Treasure Realty, Sneads Ferry, NC - April 2011 - November 2012 Full-time contract for 17 months - Multiple Projects
Title: Marketing Communications Consultant
• Development of HTML/ CSS and integration of jQuery scripts into existing parent company website
• Creative direction, consultation, project management and design of landing pages for existing and new (a sales IDX, Internet Data Exchange solution built on dotnetnuke)
• Consulted brokers on best marketing practices
• Designed mobile landing pages in HTML/ CSS
• Designed multiple direct mail campaigns
• Designed and project managed most in-house and promotional collateral
• Collaborative IT project management and helped with FTP server setup on IIS7
• Started/ developed social media marketing campaigns and management for Facebook and YouTube
• Started, designed, managed, and deployed multiple e-marketing campaigns for vacation rentals and real estate sales
• Conducted strategic marketing research based on Google Analytics, Ad Words and MLS data
• Vendor research and client to vendor management
• Updated designs for indoor and outdoor signage
• New brand design, style sheet development and brand management
• Photography of properties, amenities and local surroundings for marketing purposes

Throckmorton & Company, Bolivia, NC September 2012
• Web design/ development of

Phyllis Brown & Associates Real Estate Firm, Durham, NC - September 2011 - March 2012 - Multiple Projects
• Designed InDesign brochure templates
• Designed and produced note cards, labels and folders
• Standardized logos for marketing collateral

BurlapSky, Raleigh, NC - March 2011 - January 2012 - Multiple Projects
• Designed logos for clients
• Helped develop websites in WordPress
• Custom email development

Trimaco, Morrisville, NC - 2010 - Multiple Projects
• Designed print ads
• Re-design of existing and new packaging
• Photo re-touching of products
• Production and pre-press setup for designs

Lewis Advertising Inc., Rocky Mount, NC - 2010
• Served as an on call web designer and developer

Liberty Trek, Inc., Durham, NC - 2007 - Multiple Projects
• Designed entire corporate identity package
• Designed product tags, trade show signage, and other promotional materials
• Design/ development of website
• Designed marketing materials

Advantage Wiping Products, Spring Hope, NC - 2006 - 2010 - Multiple Projects
• Designed and developed an e-commerce website in os-commerce
• Designed a set of logos for company brand and multiple products
• Designed multiple product flyers and product labels
• Photographed products

Full-time Employment

Every Nation Ministries, Brentwood, TN - May 2009 - April 2011
Title: Campus Missionary - worked in Cary, NC
• Designed personal ministry website in Joomla
• Designed newsletters, e-newsletters, video, and letterhead to communicate to our existing and prospective partners
• Developed a back-end MySQL database and front-end interface using PHP to maintain partner information
• Maintained consistent usage of Twitter and Facebook to encourage and inform base at large

Carney & Co., Rocky Mount, NC - Dec. 2003 - May 2009
Projects and Clients in Banking, Industrial Equipment, Dentistry, Architecture, Food, Consulting, B2C, and Non-Profit
Title: Graphic Designer
• Worked closely with clients, internal staff, and vendors on most print and all web/ interactive projects
• Conceptualized and created branding solutions for B2B and non-profit organizations
• Worked on setup/ development to link printed media to a MySQL database to alleviate potential problems with information corruption and reduce time to make revisions to the various connected media formats for premier client
• Designed and developed multiple CMS, Flash, and HTML website solutions
• Provided quality assurance for produced web pages, email marketing, content for browser compatibility, pre-press production and delivery of printed materials
• Managed and maintained B2B and consumer e-commerce sites
• Managed and set up custom branded HTML emails and back-end MySQL databases
• Photographed client products and people for use in multiple client web and print collateral projects
• Oversaw and trained designers and interns in internal policies, software, and techniques used by the company
• Maintained proper maintenance on peripherals and software used by staff


Art Institute of Charlotte, Charlotte, NC - June 2003 - Digital Design Certificate,
Cumulative GPA 3.8, Dean's List and perfect attendance from Jan. 2002 - June 2003

Contact Info:
Joshua Menken | 252.904.6128 | 6967 N. Sheridan, Garden Unit, Chicago, IL |

Call Joshua Menken for consultation or quote, 252.904.6128.