Resume

 

Deborah Ann Bowerman-Corral

bowerman_deborah@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Bachelor of Science, Major:  Advertising and Mass Communications, Minor: Art and Design

Magna Cum Laude Graduate, Overall GPA 3.68, 2016

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Proficient in MS Office Suite including Word, Excel and PowerPoint; Sketch-up; WordPress; Text Wrangler; HTML; CSS; Adobe Creative Suite including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator; Premiere; AutoCAD; publication experience including AP writing style, blogging, social media and photography

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Llewelyn-Davies Sahni Architects, Houston, TX

Marketing Coordinator and Administrative Assistant; May 2018 – Present

Hired to assist with market research, email marketing, graphic design and administrative duties.

  • Concepted, designed and implemented company’s 2018 Christmas email newsletter (20.8% open rate and 3.1% click through rate); created templates for the next four years
  • Concepted, designed and implemented special edition e-newsletter updating clients on 2018 Uptown Galleria Development and history (20.1% open rate and 3.0% click through rate)
  • Designed company’s 2018 digital banners
  • Designed “39 + years” and “40 + years” branding materials
  • Updated company’s 38-year portfolio; created and produced images for display at company’s office entrance
  • Re-designed company’s 40-year booklet used for marketing company’s portfolio
  • Complete daily market research, track potential clients for Requests for Qualifications (RFQ) opportunities
  • Design and produce proposals including printing, binding, and wrapping for delivery
  • Research, select and edit photos for use in marketing materials
  • Maintain, update and complete company’s small business certifications through the City of Houston (MBE, SBE, DBE) and client contact list
  • As administrative assistant, handle clerical responsibilities such as ordering and organizing office supplies, answering phones, screening and directing calls to appropriate department, scanning documents, maintaining certificates of insurance, maintaining company certifications, completing monthly logs, coordinating catering needs for client meetings, delivering bank deposits, opening and closing the office

CMove, Houston, TX

Project Coordinator and Administrative Assistant; April 2017 – May 2018

Hired to assist with planning and coordinating corporate relocations. Clients include United Airlines, ExxonMobil, TransCanada, Rice University, Tompson Knight law firm and Newfield Oil & Gas.

  • Worked in tangent with team members in order to create a smooth transition from one location to another for clients
  • Successfully moved approximately 40,000 employees for 10 companies combined
  • Communicated project details, identified issues, and offered solutions to any problems
  • Helped develop floor plans for clients’ building(s)
  • Attended client meetings, recorded discussions and offered solutions to logistical issues when appropriate
  • Input data into AutoCAD including room numbers, names, and size of the room/office space
  • Prepared site surveys and project binders
  • Prepared client email lists in order to communicate move details and key information
  • Prepared and distributed move packets
  • Updated and distributed CMS project status reports, meeting notes, and calendar for weekly meetings
  • Inventoried client’s entire office building for relocating purposes and allocated quantity of space needed at new location; identified and mapped new location of each office within entire office building
  • Coordinated with multiple vendors such as client, movers and key personnel for each move project
  • Worked onsite on move day and served as liaison with movers, team members and key client personnel
  • Promoted to project coordinator after eight months
  • Performed general office duties such as ordering and organizing office supplies, answering phones, placing service calls for office equipment when needed and scanned documents

INTERNSHIPS

United Health Partners, Houston, TX

Marketing Coordinator; Summer 2016

Volunteered to assist with creating awareness of the newly opened United Health Partners’ (UHP) clinic in the north part of Houston.

  • Researched apartment complexes and small businesses surrounding the UHP clinic to create a contact list for direct marketing purposes identifying 200 number of names
  • Designed postcards and flyers for direct mail distribution using Adobe InDesign and Photoshop
  • Update content and graphics on company website

Smart Touch Interactive, Austin, TX

Marketing Communications Intern; Summer 2015

Hired to assist SmartTouch account managers with market research, social media, graphic design and website development. SmartTouch specializes in CRM and marketing automation solutions for home builders.

  • Researched clientele to provide incite on their needs as far as social media and website development
  • Served as copywriter, writing copy for print ads
  • Prepared reports for CRM analysis
  • Attended internal and participated in product development meetings
  • Completed websites, worked on coding maps to display the location of business locations around the local area for Pinnacle Propane and making them interactive
  • Served as social media manager creating and posting messages, articles and seminars on Facebook, Linkedin, and Twitter

First Close Title of Texas, Austin, TX

Intern; Summer 2014

Hired to assist with marketing for a small mortgage and title company.

  • Created signage, circulars and advertising mockups
  • Assisted with email campaigns and online promotions drafting emails and producing promotional materials, for approval by supervisor prior to distribution
  • Delivered marketing materials to potential clients
  • Tasked with planning, organizing and coordinating moving offices within a two-day notice
  • Prepared graphics for presentations used to display at client meetings using Excel, and Adobe Suite
  • Assisted with the planning of grand opening of First Title’s new location, preparing decorations, served on welcoming committee as a chauffeur
  • Served as administrative assistant when needed, answering telephones and helping customers with any special needs

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Houston Food Bank – sorting donated food and packing orders
  • Apache Corporation Tree Planting program – planted trees in Houston area
  • Kids College Texas State University- taught a summer art class to children ages 6-10, prepared and executed lesson plans
  • Hurricane Katrina Rebuild – helped rebuild homes for those who lost everything during the hurricane, painted inside and outside of houses, cocked windows, helped repair roofing