Over 7 years proven expertise in design, web development and internet marketing.
Extensive experience delivering e-business and e-commerce solutions.
Fully competent producing high quality web-site design, graphics, illustration, animation, HTML coding, cascading style sheets, dynamic layering and effects.
Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia Flash, Macromedia Freehand, Corel Painter, Corel Draw, Hotmetal Pro, Xara X, Microsoft Office and Wacom graphics tablets plus experience with Quark XPress.
Flexible approach to achieving design goals both working individually and within a team based environment.
Highly confident and extremely motivated delivering top quality results inside tight deadlines.
Hilton Web Center - Internet marketing, responsible for business management, planning and streamlining; incorporating web design, coding, search engine optimisation, pay per click online advertising and affiliate merchant marketing. Achieved 400% sales growth in six months. Relocated hosting and increased profit margins to 98%. Expanded the business model into the USA marketplace. Rapidly increased market share in the UK by specialised, consumer driven web-sites.
Hilton Design - Internet design consultant, responsible for web development, branding, design and advertising. Doubled web design turnover in the UK and USA markets. Contracted for three years to business development specialists NetSurprise Ventures, California, leading a 20 strong team in site design, advertising, promotions and customer care with an online catalogue of over 75,000 pages and 1,000 tutorials. Delivered market leading results designing online magazines, message boards and email marketing campaigns for a world-wide audience. Raised membership from 500 to over 20,000. Worked closely with departmental heads on combined projects including conference design packages, illuminated show displays and traditional media. Successfully completed all projects on budget and inside deadline. Presented, and designed, weekly online business and graphics training seminars featuring over 150 Adobe Photoshop tutorials. Represented NetSurprise Ventures at trade shows in the USA, building relations with members and advertisers.
Truro Micro Limited - Sales advisor, then manager and later director, of computer and games store, responsible for meeting target based sales, marketing, stock control, ordering and accounts. Identified and restructured business into additional markets. Presented weekly local radio games reviews. Contributed weekly newspaper software articles. Organised annual games exhibitions with the highest turnover and biggest attendance in the UK. Ran weekly events for over 100 children.
2004 - PresentHilton Web Center, Cornwall - Internet marketing, partner
1998 - 2004Hilton Design, Cornwall - Design consultant, sole proprietor
1983 - 1998Truro Micro Limited, Cornwall - Sales manager, director
Marital Status: Married
Driving License: Clean UK driving license
Educated: St. Agnes Primary School 1974-80, Richard Lander School 1980-85
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