Matt Myers

Freelance Marketing, Design, and Consulting

Matt Myers is an expert in Marketing, Design, and Consulting on Print and Web with a focus on User Experience Design. He has over two decades of web design and user interface experience.

 

Matt served as a Creative Director for thirteen years and has over twenty-five years of experience as a professional graphic designer.

Skills

  • Client Relationships
  • Team Leadership
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Flash
  • HMTL5
  • CSS and CSS3
  • Project Leader
  • Cross-Functional Teams
  • Brand Development
  • Dreamweaver
  • InDesign
  • Fireworks
  • JavaScript

Experience

Director of Information Technology

Climate Solutions, Inc. Cornelius, NC August 2015 — Present
  • Develop, maintain and support corporate secure employee portal.
  • Maintain database for quoting customer jobs and parts ordered.
  • Support and maintain corporate website, both customer facing and admin area.
  • Perform liaison duties between users, operations, and programming personnel in the areas of systems design, modifications or trouble shooting.
  • Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs and Macs, operating systems, telephone system, software applications, and peripherals.
  • Communicate regularly with executive management and all users of information services and systems.
  • Negotiate and administer vendor, outsourcer, and consultant contracts and service agreements.
  • Monitor social media and suggest strategies and schedules for posts.
  • Design company communications, event invitation, and any and all print collateral.

Digital Production Manager

Walker Marketing, Inc. Concord, NC April 2014 — July 2015
  • Direct the successful completion of all digital work, including, websites, emails, digital advertising, and search engine marketing and related analytics.
  • Determine scope, project requirements and assets required to complete all digital projects, including selection of appropriate vendors, platforms and technologies.
  • Manage deliverables of the project team to ensure digital projects are delivered on time, on budget and on strategy to meet agency and client satisfaction.
  • Develop project schedules/timelines and ensure adherence to/completion of all steps by staff and vendors.
  • Create wireframes and user interface designs for websites. Design and develop client email newsletters.

e-Commerce Manager

T2 International / Chili Technology, LLC Mooresville, NC September 2012 — September 2013
  • “Marketing Manager” title on paper, but in-practice I created and managed two e-commerce websites.
  • Manage marketing and graphic design projects in support of product development.
  • Manage all internal and external resources for all marketing and advertising projects.
  • Create original design ideas and enhance existing graphics as needed based on knowledge of layout principles and esthetic design concepts.
  • Graphics and Marketing Support for products in Wal-Mart, Sam’s Club, Costco, and Academy Sports.

Creative Director / Owner

Bedford Falls Graphics Mooresville, NC May 1999 — September 2012
  • Developed wireframes and designed UX/CX interfaces that meet client’s needs.
  • Managed multiple projects from concept through completion.
  • Budgeting for advertising, client projects, and freelance needs.
  • Managed staff of freelance designers and developers.
  • Social media, print design, and video work for projects, as needed.
  • Developed marketing plans, SEO, content for web and print, advertising strategies, etc.
  • 111 clients when the business was sold in 2012.

Senior Web Designer/Design Team Leader

Lowe’s Companies, Inc. Wilkesboro/Mooresville, NC October 1997 — May 2004
  • Responsible for all visual design elements and user interface for all of Lowes.com and microsites.
  • Created User Interface for Lowes.com, Kobalt Tools, Harbor Breeze fans, and Lowe’s Racing sites.
  • Held user interface testing for multiple designs on each site, prior to launch.
  • Worked closely with marketing managers to create graphics and landing pages for marketing campaigns.
  • Oversaw the Spanish translation of Lowes.com, working closely with an overseas vendor.

Graphic Artist/Production Manager

Suntex Industries Winston-Salem, NC February 1997 — October 1997
  • Designed embroidery patches and managed production of mousepads and other dye-sublimation products.

Advertising Design and Layout

Kernersville News Kernersville, NC May 1996 — February 1997
  • Sold and designed ads, assisted in printing the paper, and ran an offset press for other printing jobs.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree – Graphic Arts and Imaging Technology

Appalachian State University Minor: Technology Boone, NC, 1996

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