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ALEXANDER CALAMS

Graphic Design
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator)

6805 Lebanon Road, Apt. 236, Frisco, Texas 75034 214.250.7559 acalams@gmail.com

OBJECTIVE______________________________________________________________________________________ __ __
Seeking a professional career that allows me to exercise and expand upon talents in marketing, advertising, graphic design and web development in an environment that fosters creativity and offers room for advancement.

SKILLS & SOFTWARE_____________________________________________________________________________ ___


Web Development
Adobe Muse, Adobe Dreamweaver

Web Coding
HTML and CSS

Video Production
Apple Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere Pro

Computer Operating Systems


W indows, Macintosh and Linux

Productivity/Presentation
Microsoft Office (W ord, Excel, PowerPoint), Apple Keynote, Apple Pages, Apple Numbers, IntuiLab IntuiFace

Audio Production
Ableton Suite, Avid Pro Tools, Cakewalk Sonar

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE______________________________________________________________________________
Social Media & Marketing Intern NEWLINE INTERACTIVE Plano, TX August 2013 - Present
Develop and improve sell/product sheets, testimonial/instructional videos and digital/printed advertisements; Increase brand presence and marketing impact by creating weekly blog posts, press releases, PowerPoint presentations and

performing website maintenance; Engage in viral marketing techniques, search engine optimization and online advertising to improve visibility, receive more traffic and increase sales; Maintain and expand social presence on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and Google+; Evaluate marketing, sales and website traffic data and prepare presentations tracking performance; Created advertisements that have appeared nationally in Office Depot catalogs using Adobe Creative Suite software; Created a logo for Newline Interactive Hi-Def Sports and new business cards for all staff members.

Marketing Director

STEPHANIE LYNNE CALAMS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP Richardson, TX July 2012 - Present

Designed and implemented Scholarship website at stephaniescholarship.org; Developed branding campaign, creating the Scholarship's logos, colors, fonts, images and mission statement; Design fundraiser t-shirts and event flyers; Established and maintain social presence on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Instagram, YouTube, Pinterest and Tumblr; Oversee SEO initiatives, including tracking website traffic, keyword research and implementation, content creation and

monitoring/improving website performance;


Responsible for e-commerce, including adding items to the Scholarship's store and tracking donations and purchases; Administer and track online advertising campaigns using Google Adwords, Bing Ads and Facebook Ads; Create and send "thank you" correspondence and newsletters to volunteers, donors and Scholarship followers.

Lead Facilities Manager


Promoted from Facilities Assistant within one month of hire;

FIRSTSERVICE RESIDENTIAL Dallas, TX November 2011- July 2013

Managed, supervised and scheduled a full-time facilities staff and seasonal summer work program; Designed and created the Facilities Handbook as a resource tool for existing and future employees, common area signs,

employee uniforms, the amenity center's coffee cups and logos for the Facilities Department and Summer Staff;
Applied understanding of journalism practice and procedure to write for and edit The Magnolia Times , a quarterly

newspaper publication for residents;


Responsible for oversight of $400,000 Facilities Department budget.

EDUCATION__________________________________________________________________________________________
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH TEXAS Denton, TX
Bachelor of Arts Social Science, minor in journalism (2011)

COLLIN COLLEGE Frisco, TX


Associate of Science (2007)

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE___________________________________________________________________________
Compliance Liaison FIRSTSERVICE RESIDENTIAL Dallas, TX July 2013 - Present
Perform daily property inspections for violations of covenants, conditions and restrictions (CC&Rs); Manage client relationships to ensure retention and a high level of service, including: resolution of tenant concerns,

coordinating special services and requests and conducting formal and informal inspections;
Assist in the development of operating and capital budgets and weekly manager reports; Assist General Manager with processing of all property invoices; Contribute original and informative articles to weekly e-newsletters; Oversee the tracking of and response to homeowner's service requests.

Pool Manager
Supervised and directed a staff of 50+ lifeguards; Monitored daily pool patrons; Attended and taught monthly in-service training sessions;

BEARFOOT MANAGEMENT Richardson, TX June 2011 - September 2011

Managed the appearance and regulated chemical levels of several aquatics facilities in the Dallas- Fort W orth area; Maintained current CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard and W ater Safety Instructor certifications.

Pool Manager & Swim Lessons Manager


Supervised and directed a staff of 60+ lifeguards; Developed and facilitated staff scheduling; Monitored daily pool patrons;

LIFELINE AQUATICS McKinney, TX May 2010 - June 2011

Achieved a $14,000 savings over a 3 month period restructuring employee scheduling within less than a month of hire;

Led a swim lessons program enrolling customers, scheduling staff and managing sessions; Attended and taught monthly in-service training sessions; Managed the appearance and regulated the chemical levels of three large aquatics facilities; Planned, staffed and supervised private pool parties of 20-200 patrons; Maintained current CPR, First Aid, Lifeguard and W ater Safety Instructor certifications.

News Writer
Attended weekly staff meetings; Initiated communications with photographers and interviewees; Conducted and transcribed interviews.

NORTH TEXAS DAILY Denton, TX January 2010 - May 2010

W rote 2-3 articles a week for the University of North Texas student newspaper, North Texas Daily;