Skills JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIO Microsoft Office 65 words per minute Tech Support for MAC & Peach Tree Accounting SoftwarePC Platforms Wordpress A two-year course in Dreamweaver CS3: Photoshop,Spanish at Temple University; Quark, Illustrator, InDesignexcellent comprehension of thelanguage Basic HTML skills Lotus Notes & OutlookEducation•Summer 2010 – New York University: CSS/HTML Workshop•2010 – Passaic County Community College: Graphic Design 1•2006 - 2008 Montclair State University - B.A. in Philosophy•2004 – 2006 Temple University - Philosophy major•2000 – 2004 Mary Help of Christians Academy - College prep. Courses
Background JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIOJuly 2009 – PresentPoggenpohlMarketing Assistant/Designer/WriterFairfield, NJ•Development & management of US company blog(www.poggenpohldesigns.wordpress.com)•Web content management on blog posts and micro-sites•Creative and design leadership using programs such as: Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark &InDesign•Creating and managing social media accounts via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter•Creating email marketing campaigns and surveys•Assisted with organizing special events, including celebrity chef appearances (Eric Ripert),trade shows, and grand openings sponsored by Architectural Digest Magazine•Lead generation – managing inbound leads from the web, ads, press releases and editorials•Developed and organized internal presentations e.g. social media integration for USPresident and VP of Marketing + PR•Tracking competitors marketing efforts•Maintaining and organizing press coverage and creating media lists
Background JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIO01/2010 – PresentUnique Window FashionMarketing Coordinator/Designer/Sales AssistantMontclair, NJ•Development & management of company blog(www.uniquewindowfashion.wordpress.com) – under construction.•Organizing in house events with Interior Designers and Architects•Creative and design leadership using programs such as: Illustrator, Photoshop, Quark &InDesign•Creating and managing social media accounts via, LinkedIn•Creating email and direct mailing marketing campaigns and surveys•Lead generation – managing inbound leads from the web, ads, press releases and editorials•Tracking competitors marketing efforts•Maintaining and organizing press coverage and creating media lists
Background JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIOMarch 2009 – July 2009McCarthy & JennerichLegal Assistant/Paralegal InternRutherford, NJ•Preparation of briefs and arguments•Assists in the preparation of cases and hearings. Researches relevant statutes,rulings and precedents to be used as a basis for preparing cases•Assists with the preparation of proposals for decision, final orders, and otherdocuments•Maintain records, and prepare reports and correspondence related to the work.•Assimilate oral and written data, to analyze facts and draw logical conclusions.•Reviews complaints and prepares preliminary assessments of validity
Background JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIOJanuary 2008 – December 2008Drape Kings/Media ServicesAssistant/Rental Coordinator AssistantNorth Bergen, NJ•Facilitate weekly meetings to discuss on how to continuously improve thecompany.•Provide estimates for rental clients•Travel arrangements and scheduling for owner and other executives•Initial contact with all rental and purchasing clients discussing details for designand audio visual needs•Handle general administrative duties, such as billing, invoicing, filing, expensereports, accounts payable and account receivables•Assist Production Coordinator with scheduling for entire office and warehouse forevent deliveries, setups and breakdowns
Background JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIOJuly 2007 – January 2009Audible, Inc.Help Desk SpecialistNewark, NJ•3 week training of Mac and PC platforms•Provide technical support for all clients including visually impaired clients.•Assisting customers with audio purchases and downloads•Adjusting billing errors and answering any questions about billing; clientsupport/services
Press Releases JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIOPRESS RELEASEPOGGENPOHL ANNOUNCES SHOWROOM OPENING IN ALBUQUERQUE, NM(Albuquerque, New Mexico – December 2009) – Luxury kitchen manufacturer Poggenpohl announces theestablishment of its 4,800 square feet showroom located at 1800 4 TH Street NW in downtown Albuquerque.Hanks House, a Poggenpohl independent dealer, has partnered with Sub-Zero Wolf, Artistic Tile, Caesarstoneand Miele along with other local New Mexico businesses such as, Erin Adams Design, Variance Plaster andSeasons Rotisserie and Grille. To celebrate the opening of the kitchen design showroom, the event will beginwith a ribbon cutting ceremony by Albuquerque Mayor RJ Berry. This is the first Poggenpohl kitchen designshowroom in New Mexico. The showroom features the top trends in European kitchen design and the latest innovations in multimedialiving. On display are the award-winning Poggenpohl kitchen designs, PLUSMODO and Teak Wood Décor.The lifestyle showroom caters to interior designers, architects and real estate developers as well as to design-savvy shoppers interested in owning a state-of-the-art kitchen. In 1994, Hanks House LLC was established by Christopher and Ronald Hanks. Hanks House has contributed tomany award winning Parade of Homes projects since 1995, producing significant recognition each year. Inaddition, industry awards for Cabinetry, Design and Innovation have contributed to success at Hanks HouseLLC. With uncompromising attention to design, craftsmanship and service, Hanks House LLC has become aleader in residential cabinetry in New Mexico and the surrounding regions. For more information, log on towww.hankshouse.net.Poggenpohl is the world’s leading luxury kitchen cabinet brand with 31 showrooms across the United States.Established in 1892, Poggenpohl is the world’s oldest kitchen cabinet manufacturer with worldwideheadquarters located in Herford, Germany. The Poggenpohl product line has a strong global presence and isavailable in more than 70 countries. For more information on Poggenpohl’s product line, visitwww.poggenpohl.com.
Press Releases JOCELYN MCWILLIAMS DESIGN PORTFOLIOPRESS RELEASEROSEMARY PORTO OF POGGENPOHL BOSTON WINS PRESTEGIOUS PRISM AWARDS: Gold Award for Most Creative/Unique Use of Space and Best Interior Design Kitchen in a Private Residence.(Boston, Massachusetts – Fall 2009) – Kitchen Designer Rosemary Porto of Poggenpohl Boston received two2009 Prism Awards for outstanding design work. Presented by the Builders Association of Greater Boston andvoted on by a National panel of judges, the Prism Awards celebrate the best projects in building, design andmarketing throughout the Boston area and beyond.The Gold Award for Best Interior Design Kitchen in a Private Residence highlighted her work at a privateresidence and for Most Creative/Unique Use of Space. In addition to her two awards, Rosemary’s kitchens werefeatured in three other Prism award winning projects submitted by Leslie Fine Interiors and FBN construction.Rosemary Porto is an interior designer specializing in high-end residential design in the Boston area, with 20years of experience. Now concentrating her talents in the area of kitchen design for Poggenpohl U.S. onNewbury Street, Rosemary’s extensive design experience provides her with the confidence and vision tocustomize a Poggenpohl kitchen that becomes a harmonious element of the entire residence.Poggenpohl is the world’s leading luxury kitchen cabinet brand with 13 showrooms and 29 dealers across theUnited States. Established in 1892, Poggenpohl is the world’s oldest kitchen cabinet brand with worldwideheadquarters located in Herford, Germany. The Poggenpohl product line has a strong global presence and isavailable in more than 70 countries. Poggenpohl is a member of the billion dollar Nobia Group, Europe’sleading kitchen interiors company with more than 20 top brands within manufacturing and retailing. For moreinformation on Poggenpohl’s product line, visit www.poggenpohl.com.