Media Specialist and Content Management.
How it all began…
2/1993 – Embarked on an opportunity to work 2nd shift in New York as a design & media specialist. Worked with various digital platforms including PC, Mac and Quantel systems. Always an adventure riding the rails at 1am.
1/1994 – Contractor at WCAU-TV. Launched EarthWatch Digital Weather platform. We turned heads, competed in ratings and I started learning about the television news industry.
9/1996 – Contractor at CNBC. Worked with the Creative Services Team. Designer of news graphics and animations. Designer of graphics for various evening programs.
11/1998 – Hired as Senior Graphic Designer at FOX Television. My first full-time position. Designer of graphics and animations for ‘Good Day Philadelphia’ AM variety show. Trained the staff on how to use PaintBox systems.
4/2000 – Tried something new and joined Bancorp.com as Web designer and developer. I learned about server technology, front-end design & how to code. 9/11 changed everything.
4/2002 – Joined CBS-3 as Graphics Coordinator, Digital Designer, Animator, Weather Producer and Department Manager. A real ‘jack-of-all’ trades. Good times, Bad times…
Hard times but definitely another time where I had a chance to lead and produce.
9/2005 – Joined Sungard as Communications Manager. Worked exclusively with the President of Sales to develop his communication platforms and promotions.
9/2007 – Joined Hay Group as Digital & Media Specialist. At Hay Group, I became a Producer/Editor of all multi-media communications. CMS editor for Global Marketing. True hybrid role working with the Executive, Human Resources, IT and Global Marketing Teams.
9/2015 – Contractor at Comcast. Content Manager utilizing Sitecore CMS
2/2016 – Contractor at Talen Energy. Content Manager utilizing Sharepoint & Sitecore CMS. Presentation designer and web development.
10/2016 – Placed at Merck as Content & Graphic Manager utilizing SDL Tridion CMS architecture and eCatalog site content. Managing brand information gathering, assigning metadata taxonomy, and structuring architecture of CMS.
04/2017 – Contract ended. Search begins.
08/2017 – Pennsylvania Real Estate Active. Broker: Robert Sassi Enterprises. Full Service residential real estate sales, listings, rentals and property management. www.robsassi.com
09/2017 – Placed at Vanguard by Infinia Search as a Content Manager, Writer and Graphic Designer using home-grown CMS.
11/2017 – Placed at Pfizer as a Sharepoint Developer / Graphic Designer. 100% remote which means I can work while still being in my PJs.