Career Portfolio

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<ul><li> 1. CareerPortfolio MatthewWilliamWaechter 170SaratogaAve.NW (330)7053581Canton,Ohio44708matt.waechter@hotmail.com </li></ul> <p> 2. Table of Contents Career Summary Personal Mission Statement Rsum Curriculum Vitae Accomplishments Designs Photography 3. CareerSummary 4. DesignerWeb ProfessionalProfile Accomplished designer with demonstrated ability to conceptualize and produce graphics for online content. Graphic design experience encompasses various advertisements including banner ads, third party website ads and cover art.Experienced web publisher who utilizes content publishing tools to layout and create visually appealing pages for company website.Knowledgeable researcher with proven capacity to use print and multimedia research tools to obtain factually accurate information.TechnicalSkillSets:Digital photographyImage manipulationAdobe Acrobat, Photoshop and DreamweaverMicrosoft Office Suite PersonalSkillSets: Works well under pressure allowing to successfully meet time sensitive schedules Ability to multitask enables simultaneous project production Creativity brings originality and eye capturing design to content 5. PersonalMissionStatement 6. PersonalMissionStatement Driventoimprovemylifeandthelivesofothers.Iwillachievethisthroughknowledge,hardwork, takingprideinwhatIdo,andputtingtheinterestsofothersbeforemyown.ToneverbesatisfiedwithwhatIknow.Iwillalwaysfindandimplementnewwaystoexpand myknowledge ToapplymystrongworkethicbydoingthebestIcanateverytask TotakeprideineverythingIdoandacceptingnothingshortofmybesteffort Toputtheinterestofothersbeforemyown,bygivingbacktomycommunityanddoingmypart throughcharitableefforts 7. Rsum 8. Objective: Obtain a digital media position in an environment allowing free-flowing ideas and creativity.System Skills: Microsoft Office 2007; Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Photoshop; Web PublishingProfessional Experience: Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, OH Information Services Specialist, 2005 present Create original graphics for use on company website (Profootballhof.com) and marketing ventures. Develop andpublish content to Profootballhof.com. Construct and distribute e-newsletters that include over 94,000 subscribersWorldwide. Integrate social media into web strategy for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Conceptualize and design cover art for annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Information Guide Manage photography efforts for web content and digital archive of memorabilia Electronically catalogue images of historical artifacts acquired for the permanent collection Provide input and ideas for two re-launches of Profootballhof.com (January 2007, July 2009) Produce splash page to promote sale of Enshrinement tickets for the Enshrinement FestivalCelebration Support development and touring of NFL rookies during summer orientation visit Manage camera for live and taped remotes on NFL Network Aide with the preparation and implementation of improved library processing procedures forcollection of over 5,000 books Supplied images for use in $3.6 million dollar museum renovation project for 2007-08;photographed, color corrected, and manipulated images of historic artifacts to specific requirements Pro Football Hall of Fame, Canton, OHEvent Facilitator, 2003 2005 Facilitate private events held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame; managing all issues ensuring that each event ransmoothly and efficiently. Invoice client and collect outstanding balance at the conclusion of the event. Part of a three-person team charged with selling, detailing and facilitating private events Maintained on-site beverage inventory through tracking of sales. Coordinate inventory control of beverages ensuring adequate supply for eventsRelated Experience:M.A.P.S. Air Museum, Green, OHIntern, 2003 Conduct research on the aircraft and artifacts at the museum for accompanying displays Perform initial research for a new display on the chronology of flight Conduct research that disproved the authenticity of an artifact after intensive study of photographs and detailed drawings from books and the internet Act as ambassador for museum by providing guided tours for visitorsVolunteer Experience: International Sports Heritage Association 2010-present Support re-launch of organization website (www.sportsheritage.org) Update content on public and members ends of organization website as provided 9. Education: Stark State College of Technology, North Canton, OH Associates of Management Information System, 2008 Major: Web Design &amp; Development Deans List with 3.66 GPABowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH Bachelor of Arts, August 2003 Major: History Minor: Political ScienceUndergraduate Experience: Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity, 2000-2003 Aided recruitment, social, and athletic efforts New member educator; taught the values of the fraternity to neophyte members Assumed leadership roles by serving as committee chairperson o Graduate relations o Intramurals Participated in numerous intramural athletic events o Intramural champion fraternity league doubles racquetballCommunity Involvement: M.A.P.S. Air Museum - Green, OH Member, 1992-present 10. CurriculumVitae 11. Matthew W. Waechter170 Saratoga Ave. NW Canton, Ohio 44708Cellular: (330) 705-3581 Email: matt.waechter@hotmail.com Objective: Obtain a design position in an environment allowing free-flowing ideas and creativity.Personal Information: Place of birth: Canton, Ohio Citizenship: United States of AmericaEmployment History: 2005 to Present Information Services Specialist , Pro Football Hall of FameCreate original graphics for use on company website (Profootballhof.com) and marketing ventures. Develop and publish content to Profootballhof.com. Construct and distribute e-newsletters that include over 86,000 subscribers Worldwide.2003 to 2005 Events Facilitator, Pro Football Hall of Fame Facilitate approximately 165 private events held at the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Manage and troubleshoot complex events and marketing challenges to ensure financial, customer service and successful presentation of each event. Invoice client and collect outstanding balance at the conclusion of the event. Member of a three-person team charged with exceeding established sales goals including selling, detailingand facilitating private events Maintain the on-site beverage inventory through strategic analysis of consumption and sales. Coordinateinventory control of beverages ensuring adequate supply for events Education: Bachelor of Arts, 2003 Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, Ohio Major in History and minor in Political Science Stark State College of Technology, 2008 Major in Management Information Systems with focus in Web Design &amp; Development Attained part-time Deans List with 3.66 GPA Spring 2008Community Organizations: M.A.P.S. Air Museum , Green, Ohio Member, 1992 Present Assist with fundraising efforts, conduct guided tours and assist with the general upkeep of the facility 12. Accomplishments 13. Accomplishments Career marked by professional progression of roles of increasing responsibility I Joined the Pro Football Hall of Fame staff in December 2003 in the Marketing Department as the Event Facilitator. In March of 2005 I became a member of the Communications Department in the Archives &amp; Information Center as the Information Services Specialist. This position is responsible for publishing content to the company website, Profootballhof.com and designing graphics for use on the site. The Archives &amp; Information Center is the nerve center of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, containing over16 million pages of documents and over 2 million images. The AIC also houses the three dimensionalcollection that is not currently on display in the museum or on loan to other institutions.Publication recognition Through my effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills I have cultivated relationships with authors and have been acknowledged in numerous publications. Examples of publications include: Tailgating, Sacks, and Salary Caps; How The NFL Became The Most Successful Sports League In History, by Mark Yost; Last Team Standing; How the Steelers and the Eagles The Steagles- Saved Pro Football During World War II, by Matthew Algeo, Run It! And Lets Get The Hell Out of Here! The 100 Best Plays in Pro Football History, by Jonathan Rand.Enhanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop Working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop was minimal when first accepted Information Services Specialist position; I took it upon myself to increase knowledge of Adobe Photoshop through my own trial and error and the use of online tutorials, exponentially increasing my knowledge of and abilities within the program.Integral team member for Hall of Fame website re-launches Executed and implemented vision, web marketing strategies for the redesign and re-launch of Profootballhof.com in January 2007 and July 2009.Published photographer Images have been published in various editions of the Insider magazine. The Insider is published three times per year by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and distributed to Enshrinees, the media, and the public.Design cover art for annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Information Guide Conceptualize and design cover art for annual Pro Football Hall of Fame Information Guide. The Pro Football Hall of Fame Information Guide is distributed to Hall of Famers, members of the media, and sold in the Hall of Fame Store.Commitment to education Enrolled at Stark State College of Technology in the Spring of 2008; taking courses related to Web Design &amp; Development. Achieved Deans List with a 3.66 GPA. 14. Designs 15. Photography </p>