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Jamie Crouthamel

Jamie Crouthamel

Bookseller and Newsstand Assistant

Barnes & Noble

Durham, NC

Digital Project Management & Creative Entrepreneur

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Barnes & Noble

Bookseller and Newsstand Assistant

Providing advanced customer service and utilizing sales data to advance newsstand sales.

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Ink & Folly Creative

Freelance Creative Consultant & Creative Entrepreneur

Providing consultations, copy, editorial, design and media presence solutions to clients to establish a firm creative vision and build a successful and visible online media presence through social media, blogging and brand community establishment. Specializing in creative problem solving for businesses wishing to build a following and focus on "out of the box" solutions.

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Apple

Family Room Specialist

High end customer training and technical support in a high traffic, fast paced and time sensitive environment.

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Apple

Interim Genius Administrator

Technical team daily coordination including schedule making, inventory management, telephone customer service and communications link between management, customers and technical team in a high demand, extremely regimented time sensitive environment.

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Apple

Mac Specialist

High end sales and customer service providing technical and software solutions to both business and personal customer needs. Consistently exceeded sales expectations and participated in training, mentor and business teams.

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Urban Outfitters

Sales Lead Visual Display Artist

Merchandise set designer and Sales Lead creating unique environments to provide creative backdrops for product to help provide a unique shopping environment and drive sales. Utilized sales numbers, cooperate directives and local trends to create an upward sales trend for 3 successive quarters.

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Waking Hour Music LLC

Creative Director

Partner and Creative Director of not-for-profit local business managing local talent and events geared toward connecting creatives with community. Provided event design, management and marketing campaigns that resulted in successful local and nationwide tours and events. Created lasting partnerships between local communities and businesses as well as fostered community relations with local government.

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East Carolina University

Pulse Magazine Lead Designer and Production Manager, the East Carolinian

Lead designer and developer of new "pull out style" monthly magazine focusing on local events and talent. Developed concept, budget, design standards and advertising scheme resulting in viable publication that was profitable within second full run.

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East Carolina University

Layout Designer, the East Carolinian

• Responsible for the layout of assigned sections of newspaper.

• Coordinated with section editors and photographers to gather news pieces, photographs and graphic elements to provide the most visually powerful and effective layouts possible in accordance with the news slug determined by the Editor-in-Chief.

• Worked with Production Manager to create dynamic and award winning layouts for regular sections and special features.

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East Carolina University

Production Manager, the East Carolinian

Production editor responsible for managing creative direction, design, photographic and type standards for each issue. Provided management, training and mentorship to production team and worked hand in hand with Editor-in-Chief to lead publication to several design awards through collegiate publications society.

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East Carolina University

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designer providing creative print, photographic, web and media presence solutions to university and student organizations.

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East Carolina University

Copywriter

Utilized skills gained in Journalism and Creative Writing studies to read over raw news stories provided by staff writers and correct grammatical, spelling and editorial mistakes to create print-ready copy for publication. Coordinated with section editors to fact-check and provide editorial oversight to ensure copy met AP publication standards.

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East Carolina University

Advertisment Designer, the East Carolinian

• Worked with our in-house Advertisement Representatives to create unique ads for clients wishing to advertise in the paper.

• Utilized my graphic design and marketing skills to develop concepts, produce spec ads, in accordance with their needs, and finally to present final designs to clients for proofing.

• Helped manage production and placement of ads in conjunction with Production Manager and Ad Rep Supervisor.

• Developed relationships with local business to plan media campaigns that stretched across print, television and radio.

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East Carolina University

Intern -Graphic Designer, Marketing Team for 2007 Centennial Homecoming Committee.

Designer and Creative Director for East Carolina Centennial Homecoming committee. Developed centennial logo, media kit (including print, web, and video solutions), budget and marketing plan resulting in record breaking event attendance and student participation.

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East Carolina University

Bachelor of Arts, Communications & Marketing. Minor in Philosophy