Richard Smith Portrait

Richard Smith

Co-founder

Education

Hampshire College
Amherst, MA | 5/09
Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design

Northern Essex Community College
Lawrence, MA | 9/04 – 6/11
Completed courses in Quark Xpress, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, and CSS.

Employment

Web Designer
Propel Marketing, Quincy, MA | 10/12 – Present
Designed websites, logos, and social media assets for client companies representing dozens of industries. Entrusted as quality assurance expert responsible for all responsive websites products built for client companies. Worked closely with the software development team as a User Interface and User Experience design specialist for both internal and client-facing product and application features.

Marketing Coordinator
Coldwell Banker, Cambridge, MA | 9/11 – 10/12
Designed and produced marketing materials, including printed flyers, brochures, window displays, newspaper and magazine advertisements, e-flyers and email marketing campaigns. Worked closely with real estate brokers to customize marketing materials to fit the needs of individual client homeowners. Provided web design and photography services beyond the defined responsibilities of the position.

Production Artist
Monitor Group, Cambridge, MA | 9/10 – 7/11
Created high-end visual graphics and logos for clients, edited internal PowerPoint presentations for consultants, and produced presentation materials. Designed and illustrated posters to advertise company events. Consistently requested to lead design projects beyond the responsibilities and scope of the Production Artist position.

Internships

Andover Historical Society, Andover, MA | 6/08 – 8/08
Created the cover design and page layouts for Exploring Andover’s Tastes cookbook.

Gateway Arts, Brookline, MA | 6/07 – 8/07
Provided guidance and artistic instruction for adults with developmental disabilities. Created page layout for the Gateway Arts 2008 calendar.

Achievements & Skills

  • Eagle Scout, Troop 77 | 5/05

Technical Skills

  • Hardware: PC / Mac
  • Software: Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Quark XPress, SolidWorks, & Salesforce
  • Languages: HTML5, Haml, CSS3, SCSS, Sass, Compass, Javascript, Coffeescript, jQuery, Angular, AJAX, & Ruby on Rails

References

Jonathan Biddle
Senior Software Engineer, CustomMade
[Former] Director of Software Development, Propel
585-414-2344

Cynthia Andre
Product Manager, Propel
candre4@babson.edu | candre@propelmarketing.com

Schae Koteles
Head of Marketing, Coldwell Banker
617-864-8566

Doug Richardson
Vice President & CIO, Vicor
978-749-8221

Portfolio

Branding & Logos

Web Design

Finix

Responsive Website

Finix Responsive Website

County Tree Service

Responsive Website

County Tree Service Responsive Website

Propel Marketing

Blog

Propel Marketing Blog

Propel Marketing

List App

Propel Marketing List App

Propel Marketing

Social App

Propel Marketing Social App

TV News Sales

E-commerce Portal

TV News Sales Order Portal