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Jacob Schwarzinger

Content creator. Idea generator. Technology enthusiast.
Leader in the global fight against cheese.

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About

Education


Winona State University, 2008-2012

Bachelors of Arts
Mass Communictions Major with Broadcasting emphasis,
Computer Science Minor





Points of Pride


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Eagle Scout with gold, silver and bronze palms
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UD LGBT Ally


Software Proficiency


  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Premier
  • Adobe Final Cut
  • Apple iWork
  • Microsoft Office
  • OpenText
  • HTML/CSS
  • Wordpress



Operating System Experience

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OS X

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Windows

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Ubuntu

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Chrome

 


Memberships & Conferences

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Association of College and University Housing Officers - International (ACUHO-I)
Member 2012-2014 Business Operations Conference, 2013

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American College Personnel Association (ACPA)
Member 2013-2014

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Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)
District II Annual Conference, 2013


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Work

Communications Specialist,
Residence Life & Housing University of Delaware, Newark, Del.
2012-Present

• Collaborated with the University of Delaware Office of Communications and Marketing, and Information Technologies to redesign departmental website
• Populated redesigned departmental website with new content and copy; worked with coworkers to create all new web copy
• Visually merged two departments (Office of Residence Life and Housing Assignment Services) by creating one unified website and brand
• Develop webpages and print materials designed to inform and engage students and their families
• Make proposals for website enhancements
• Create promotional materials for annual recruitment conferences
• Develop web bios of staff to connect the campus community, students, and parents with the appropriate staff member for needs and opportunities
• Oversee departmental social media efforts
• Collaborate with faculty, students, and staff on numerous projects and committees
• Chair of University of Delaware Residence Life & Housing Marketing Committee
• Serve on the University of Delaware: Sustainability Taskforce, Sustainability Taskforce Marketing Committee, Residence Life & Housing Sustainability Implementation Team, Earth Week Committee, Division of Student Life Assessment Committee, and Division of Student Life Newsletter Committee
• Serve as the primary photographer and videographer
• Coordinate with the Office of Communications and Marketing to develop press releases
• Oversee budget of over $12,000
• Manage student worker who aids with graphic design

Web Content Developer,
Web Communications Winona State University, Winona, Minn.
2009-2012

• Wrote, edited and managed timely content for the WSU website and WSU social media, (Facebook, YouTube, Flickr and Wordpress), for a diverse internal and external audience
• Produced, designed, edited featured videos, photos, graphics, and copy that supported brand identity
• Created and managed WSU’s social media (WSU’s Flicker group, YouTube channel, and Facebook)
• Provided web and video one-on-one support and training to the campus community
• Created how-to resources using written instructions, video and online interactive tutorials
• Proofed and published content to the WSU website using both the Open Text content management system and HTML coding
• Responded to the needs of departments by creating innovative dynamic forms to assist with website building Internal branding and marketing campaigns

Information Officer,
Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Saint Paul, Minn.
2011

• Updated existing, and created new public webpages
• Promoted events through photography and videography on the DNR website and social media


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Portfolio


  • “Jake is the guy you want sitting in on your brainstorming sessions. He's got a real gift for turning creative lightning bolts into practical web solutions. He's especially keen at creating interactive web tools that help the campus community understand and use the web. He graduated with a Mass Comm: Broadcasting major, minoring in Computer Science, so he has expertise from both the communication and technology worlds; he marries the two seamlessly.”

    Mollee Sheehan, Web Communications - Winona State University