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Name: Craig Nolin

Phone: 403.862.6893

Email: design@craignolin.com

Website: www.craignolin.com

New Media Production and Design SAIT Alumni Best of 2013 Web Design

Digital Content Experience

Marble Slab Creamery Canada & Poko Popcorn
Senior Graphic Designer & Interactive Marketing Coordinator
October 2014– Present

Photographer, Videographer, Writer, Illustrator, Designer, Graphic Artist, Internet Architect.

Responsibilities:

  • Managing, writing and developing internal digital media campaigns using CMS, Web Development, SM, Digital Signage with Print Collateral to support it.
  • On top of regular Marble Slab Creamery digital and print work, I was essential in developing a new product line - Poko Popcorn, designing brand, packaging, the theme of the product as well as choreographing and producing appropriate stock photography for both print and digital mediums. I also developed www.pokopopcorn.ca using learned UX design principles for mobile and desktop user designing the layout, colour, theme, and interface.
  • Generating ideas within a team environment and producing marketing and communication materials.
  • Creating several videos through the development process including writing, editing and production.
  • Designing digital and print advertisements, web, social media, SEO, signage, programs, brochures, reports, presentations, and other collateral layout including typography and the design, audio and video design and production
  • Specializing in corporate identity and branding, interactive and web design and development.
  • Produced online content for free video content platforms such as YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo.

CN Design
Multimedia Consultant
February 2009– Present

Photographer, Videographer, Writer, Illustrator, Designer, Graphic Artist, Internet Architect.
Clients: Mosaic Communications, SAIT Polytechnic, Mount Royal University, Calgary Air Cadets, Public Speaker: Andrew Brash, IT Homes Inc., Calgary Police Foundation, Youthlink, Ensign Energy Services, Georg Fischer Central Plastics, HARP Hearing Care, & several other small to medium businesses

Responsibilities:

  • Managing, writing and developing internal and external digital media campaigns for agency and its clients using CMS, Web Development, SM, Digital Signage with Print Collateral to support it.
  • Creative director for campaigns and strategic focus on achieving results through analytics.
  • Write and edit daily content including newsletters, blogs, press releases, artist bios, company bios, and portfolios for external clients, sponsors and affiliates.
  • Creating several videos through the development process including writing, editing and production.
  • Designing digital and print advertisements, web, social media, SEO, signage, programs, brochures, reports, presentations, and other collateral layout including typography and the design, audio and video design and production for small to medium size businesses.
  • Specializing in corporate identity and branding, interactive and web design and development.
  • Produced online content for free video content platforms such as YouTube, Facebook and Vimeo.

SAIT Polytechnic ICT (Seasonal)
Information Communications Technology Instructor
June 2012 – September 2014

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and design a digital communications curriculum for Web Design, Game Design and Graphic Design principles and production.
  • Instructing over 300 students in classes up to 21 students per class.
  • Continue to teach once a year for EXPLORE IT for SAIT's IT program.

Yellow Pages Group (Full Time)
Media Account Consultant January 2007 – June 2008

Responsibilities:

  • Consultation sales for small to medium sized business in the Alberta and British Columbia area, translating customer advertising needs with appropriate advertising medium both print and digital.

Achievements:

  • President’s Circle (Achieved through maintaining top 5% of Highest Sales in company)
  • President’s Trophy (Team of the Year for 2007)

Pillar Marketing (Full Time)
Digital Development Manager
June 2000 – February 2003

Responsibilities:

  • Managed a team of three employees in day to day operations.
  • Design and plan digital and print advertisements for core product directory services.
  • Designed and published and maintained several hundred websites in a pre-social media platform network.
  • Responsible for development of communications plan and sales development plan of digital assets.
  • Designing digital and print advertisements, web, social media, SEO, signage, programs, brochures, reports, presentations, and other collateral layout including typography and the design, audio and video design and production for small to medium size businesses.

Education

SAIT POLYTECHNIC
New Media Production & Design Diploma (Associates Degree in Digital Communications)
September 2011 – April 2013

Activities and Societies

  • Information & Communications Advisor for SAIT Business Student Association
  • Capstone Sponsorship Committee Team Lead

Achievements:

  • GPA: 3.91
  • Jason Lang Scholarship

Adobe Certified Associate

SAIT POLYTECHNIC
OGLA (Oil & Gas Land Administration) Certificate
September 2005 – April 2006

Achievements:

  • GPA: 4.0

Skills & Abilities

    Adobe Creative Suite:
    Story, After Effects, Premiere

    Microsoft Office Suite:
    PowerPoint, Word, Excel

    Internet Programming:
    CMS, HTML, CSS, PHP

    Social Media Monitoring:
    SproutSocial, HootSuite,
    Commun.it, and others.

    Social Media:
    Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc

    Hard Skills
    HD Camera
    DSLR Camera
    Public Speaking Skills
    Proficient in Story Writing
    Videographer
    Photographer
    Illustrator
    Layout Design
    Proficient in Digital Media
    Typography
    Proficient in both PC and MAC

    Soft Skills
    Courteous
    Honest
    Flexible
    Adaptable
    Self-Directed
    Good Attitude
    Interpersonal Skills
    Willingness to Learn
    Self-Supervising
    Deadline Aware
    Common Sense