graphic design

background – I have experience in a broad range of visual communication applications.

  • corporate identity development

  • extension of your brand to print and digital

  • magazines and publications

  • web sites

  • annual reports and other collateral

  • architectural graphics

  • signage

  • trade shows

  • packaging

 

communications design – Corporate identity and branding applied to long- or short-narrative projects for print, digital distribution and web.

brand auditing and assessment – Designing, writing and creating corporate identity guidelines; applying brand guidelines to produce new work.

art direction – Developing creative concepts; photo direction, photo editing and retouching for editorial, advertising, product, food and fashion photography.

asset-management – Organizing assets for long-narrative books, brochures, publications and web sites; developing systems of nomenclature for organizing, identifying and

retrieving assets.

business communication – Correspondence, proposals, reports, outlines, schedules, and PowerPoint decks.

software proficiency – Adobe Creative Suite CC (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat); Office Suite (Word, Powerpoint, Outlook)

awards - from numerous professional organizations. A few examples:

  • American Planning Association

  • International Association of Business Communicators

  • International Association of Printing House Craftsmen

  • Planning Association of Washington

  • Public Relations Society of America

  • Seattle Design Association

  • Society of Technical Communicators

  • Washington Press Association

More awards, as well as recommendations from clients and colleagues can be found on my LinkedIn Profile

social media

background – An early adopter with top-tier proficiency on major platforms, I am respected in the arena of social media. I'm known for my honesty, positive behavior and willingness to help others. High-quality content (both original and curated) and engagement have helped build my sphere of influence, which I use to represent myself as well as other brands. Listed by Business Insider: 100 Most Influential Tech on Twitter, 2014.

I can help with

  • account establishment

  • development and management

  • content curation

  • strategy

  • execution

  • training

  • instragram photography for your business

writing skills

  • blogging, writing and editing

  • research

  • fact checking

  • proofreading

  • editing for length

  • grammar, spelling and punctuation.

  • contributing blogger sites in the U.S., U.K., Canada.

  • interviewing skills – In-person, phone, email, video chat; transcription, editing

selected social media footprint 

selected links​

continuing education

  • #140 Twitter Conference - Seattle

  • #140 Brands Conference - New York

  • #140conf LA reunion - Los Angeles

  • #SM201 - Bellevue

  • Adobe Indesign Users Group - Seattle

  • Amazon Events - Women in Technology  - Seattle

  • Facebook Events

  • Girl Develop It - CSS and HTML classes

  • Girl Geek Dinners - Seattle

  • Gnomedex - Seattle

  • Parnassus Group - Social Graph APIs - Seattle

  • Verizon Summit - Innovation Center, San Francisco

  • Verizon Summit - 1 World Trade Center, New York

  • Vlogger Fair - Seattle

With Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook Chief Operating Officer, at the Seattle Facebook offices. Photo by © Paula Wong

Call

206.329.3466 - office

206.973.7291 - mobile

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