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Samantha Kulchar

Address Private for Portfolio Los Angeles, CA 818.212.3877 samanthakulchar@gmail.com Professional with 25 years of experience in a diverse group of industries. Seeking a position that will enable me to use my ingenuity, creativity and organizational skills to benefit a successful organization. Experienced in small and large businesses, high-level executive support, marketing, research, graphic arts, presentations, operations, human resources and business development. EXPERIENCE 4/2013 Present InfoGraphicArts Using both traditional and digital illustration, provide creative resources for small and large businesses, including: Infographics from research and analysis of data to graphic art and design General graphic designs Static and animated presentations Branding and logo design Storyboarding for business, film and television Design and management of social media presence Blogging (WordPress) and creative writing Character development and concept art Realistic portraiture and animation/cartoon art Poster, tattoo, interior design furnishings and t-shirt design Environment and architectural drawings 6/2010 5/2013 MullinTBG, a Prudential Financial Company - Sales & Marketing Coordinator II Managed sales, research and marketing efforts for Senior Sales Consultants. Identified, monitor and maintain strategic priorities. Analyzed projects and coordinate objectives. Produced marketing materials and presentations for client meetings; coordinated drip campaigns. Performed extensive competitive intelligence and prospect research. Converted data into compelling visuals and build presentations, including graphics, charts, spreadsheets and infographics. Maintained research findings in Salesforce.com. 8/2008 - 3/2009 Woodland Hills-Tarzana Chamber of Commerce - Executive Director (Contract Position) Hired to lead organization through reformation, provide clear infrastructure, implementation of policies and procedures, direction to staff and develop plan for future accomplishments. Positioned the organization to realize a 19% average increase in membership each year since 2009. Evaluated marketing and communications efforts; quantified and enhanced advertising values. Updated branding, identity, digital and interactive website content. Worked closely with staff, Board of Directors, press, community leaders and government officials to increase Chambers visibility in the San Fernando Valley. 3/2008 - 8/2008 High Profile Individual Business Manager & Estate Director
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(Contract Position) Performed business and personal tasks, managed businesses, two estates, luxury vehicles and private aircraft. Reviewed and expedited contracts and new financing opportunities with accountants and attorneys. 3/2006 3/2008 Symantec Corporation Culver City, CA - Senior Administrative Specialist Created presentations, org charts and correspondence. Coordinated event planning and complex travel for conferences and seminars. Participated in implementing project management tool for all activities and coordinated team efforts. 5/2004 3/2006 CCRA / Onelink Corp. - Agoura Hills, CA Manager, Business Practice & Strategy Coordinated special projects, including branding campaigns and determining the value of affiliate programs. Performed industry research and competitive intelligence. Created presentations and marketing collateral. Joined professional associations in order to develop and build companys networking roster. Edited and approved monthly newsletter and annual reference guide. 3/2003 5/2004 Dr Richard Schulze - Malibu, CA Estate Administrator Acted as liaison and supervisor to household staff of 15 throughout 8 properties locally and overseas. Supervised special projects and routine maintenance of properties, water vessels and luxury automobiles. Planned special events, which included hiring of catering, entertainment and security. Interfaced with high profile, C-level executives, celebrities and business associates on a daily basis. 7/2000 1/2003 Zurich Global Assets - New York, NY - Administrative Coordinator, Office of Chairman & CEO Scheduled meetings, presentations, conference calls and extensive travel for CEO and Board of Directors. Worked with Operations/Facilities to coordinate construction and design of a 100,000 square foot office space. Supervised Operations Administrative staff and coordinated two major office relocations. 12/1997 6/2000 Cushman & Wakefield - New York, NY - Coordinator, Retail Brokerage Created and implemented research and marketing functions for the retail real estate brokerage division. Identified and developed retail space. Conducted extensive research and developed databases of retailers. Created detailed presentations and templates. Produced advertising materials and coordinated mass mailings. Constructed visual maps of retail space in all areas of New York City. 7/1994 8/1996 Credit Suisse - New York, NY - Executive Assistant Provided support for the Debt Capital Markets and Syndicate departments in a trading floor environment.
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10/1988 6/1994 Ktech Systems Group - New York, NY - Office/Financial Administrator Performed all phases of operations, including finance, payroll, benefits and Human Resources. TECHNICAL SKILLS Mac and PC -based Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, and Visio Adobe Master Suite CS5 and CS6, including Photoshop and Illustrator Currently acquiring Flash and InDesign Salesforce.com and many proprietary PC programs Lexis-Nexis, Hoovers, PACER, industry publications, whitepapers and the internet for extensive research Digital photography, including photo retouching and color correction Many digital apps, including cloud based tools Social media, blogging and creative writing PDA devices such as iPhone, iPad, Android devices, Blackberry and others EDUCATION 2009 to Present: Academy of Art University expected B.A., Illustration, 2014 1992 to 1994: Fashion Institute of Technology, SUNY | 1988 to 1992: Brooklyn College, CUNY INTERESTS Traditional art: professional level drawing in pencil, pen, marker, charcoal and pastels. Family, charity work, healthy cooking, fine dining, movies and boxing.

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