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About Me

I’m Chris Putman, a graphic/web designer & illustrator based in Upstate New York. I work closely with my clients through the entire design and coding process to produce results that exceed expectations and solve their problems creatively. Some of my main skill areas are highlighted to the right, but I have much more to offer.

Highlighted Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsfot Office
  • Email Marketing Strategy, Design & Development
  • HTML / CSS / PHP
  • Bronto Marketing Platform for Commerce
  • DemandWare SAAS Ecommerce Platform
  • A Strategy / Consultation
  • Social Strategy / Consultation
  • WordPress Websites

Experience

Web Architect | Global Digital Marketing | World Kitchen | Corning, NY
Design and maintain ecommerce websites on DemandWare SAAS solution, design print materials, email marketing, brand management and more. Facilitate testing, usability, customer relations where applicable. Managed vendor relations and project management for multiple vendors.

WebWorx Designs | Upstate NY
Owner/Freelance designer and developer

Operations Manager | Xerox | Rochester, NY
Responsible for designing, developing and printing materials for MVP Health Care. Operated and maintained various print machines (black & white and color). Managed print schedule and three employees.

Pre-Press Operations Manager | Excelsus Solutions | Rochester, NY
Manage the production functions by following established production schedules to maximize the utilization of equipment and associates within the department and maximize plant efficiencies.

Customer Service Manager | Walmart | Upstate, NY

awards

2014-2015
The purpose of the President’s Awards program is to provide recognition and rewards to individuals or teams for outstanding achievements that delivered tangible business results or strengthened World Kitchen’s technology, market position, understanding of the customer or community standing, safety, or any other accomplishment of great importance to the company properly while modeling World Kitchen’s Valued Behaviors. President Award recipients are honored at the aannual management meeting or similar management gathering. This award is one of World Kitchen’s most prestigious awards.

Quarter 3, 2013
The North America IMPACT Excellence Award is a quarterly rewards program to recognize employees for significant NA Business Unit contributions and achievements that result in Improving Morale, Productivity, Accountability and Cross-functional Teaming. This program recognizes significant business achievements and role model performance that contribute to the company’s vision, values and business behaviors.

Education

Rochester Institute of Technology | Rochester, NY
Bachelors of Science – IT w/ Major in New Media Design
2003-2005

Corning Community College | Corning, NY
Associates of Science in Information Technology
2001-2003

certification

Bronto Certified Specialist
The Bronto Marketing Platform is designed to help commerce marketers drive more revenue faster and with fewer resources.
2014-2017

Dale Carnegie Leadership Training
Leadership training that teaches professionals to sharpen skills & improve performance.
2010

Shoutlet (Spredfast) Customer Advocate
SAAS technology to manage your online social media presence, build social media campaigns, and analyze social media performance.
2014