Joseph Hagen
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:: experience

Web Design Lead, E-Mail Marketing Manager & Social Media Director
Townsend Communications
Kansas City, Missouri
February 2011 to Present
Responsible for conceptualizing, designing, and coding of all websites, emails and social media for MyMajors.com, creative-outlook.com, kcstudio.org and homeinthenorthland.com. Additional duties include creating marketing strategies, composing/scheduling social media posts and communicating activation process with clients.
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Creative Design Lead
Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center Inc.
Shawnee Mission, Kansas
March 2008 to February 2011
Promoted from web designer to Creative Design Lead and subsequently assumed the responsibility of brand development for the STAR12 membership product. Duties included style guide development; marketing strategy; establishing and maintaining the visual consistency of e-mail marketing; website design; print & web advertisements; and “back-of-the-room” promotion print pieces. Additionally, developed creative briefs and internal processes for creative workflow through organization.
Read STAR12 Strategy

Web Designer
PlattForm Advertising
Kansas City, Missouri
Oct. 2006 to Feb. 2008
Responsible for the concept, design and coding of numerous websites, as well as email marketing design and strategy. Worked as part of a team to solve unique marketing issues for the Career College sector, B to B marketing and lead generation. Promoted from the web design department to the e-mail marketing team after one year of service where a new leadership role was assumed with a focus on design process, team building, statistic analysis, design innovation and performance based results.
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Lead Web Designer
304 Media Inc.
Boca Raton, Florida
Oct. 2005 to May 2006
Creatively led all web projects and maintained deadlines, concept execution and ensured project focus. Responsible for the design and coding of all websites as well as numerous print layout projects at this full service design and marketing company.

Lead Web Designer
On-Card Inc.
Delray Beach, Florida
Jan. 2005 to Oct. 2005
Led a design team to develop a unique identity for a new direct mail marketing company. Designed websites from concept to completion, including graphics and Flash animation, as well as direct mail marketing pieces. Directed marketing team to maintain identity continuity, marketing targets and brand building.

Director of Media and Design
Lovewell Institute for the Creative Arts
Ft. Lauderdale, FL
March 2003 to Feb. 2008
Coordinated and designed all identity, website and collateral material as well as theatrical posters, flyers, brochures and set design for this non-profit theatre company. Director of Media and Design for workshops in Fort Lauderdale, the Florida Keys, Los Angeles, and Chicago in the U.S., and Oskarshamn and Linköping, Sweden. Gained large-group presentation experience and worked efficiently and accurately under tight deadlines.

Web Designer
Cherry One Web Design
Chicago, Illinois
Jan. 2004 to May 2004
Designed websites from concept to completion with a stress on creative, innovative and timely products. Gained experience working with a design team that handled multiple projects simultaneously.

Art Director / Graphic Designer
Daniel Mirror Company
Chicago, Illinois
January 2002 to January 2003
Designed art for point-of-purchase display mirrors in a reverse four-color process.
Clients include: Anheuser-Buch, Miller & Coors Brewing.

:: skills
Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, WordPress, Adobe Indesign, Adobe Flash, and Adobe Acrobat. Experience in QuarkXPress and Microsoft Office.

:: education
The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, Illinois.
Graduated: Jun. 2001 in Graphic Design

University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.
Dates Attended: Aug. 1998 to May 2000.