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Completed Orders 59
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Repeat Clients 32%
Last Login 9/29/2016
Location Northvale, NJ
Education Associates Degree
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Summary of Experience
Doug 's career spans over 45 years and covers a wide range of experience including copywriting, sales promotion writing, and account management. Areas of expertise include technical , manufacturing, medical, automotive, and retail sales promotion.

He has done copywriting and design for electronics, automotive, medical and manufacturing clients as well a creating corporate training materials for an SAP implementation , telecommunications, and wireless services. Work experience includes project management for IT and manufacturing, as well as creating corporate wireless strategy and policy for a multinational corporation.

Doug's writing style ranges from high tech, to conversational to sales orientated depending on client requirements and he is very deadline focused, and accepts revisions when needed as just another step in making the " Perfect" statement.
Specialties
-Business to Business advertising copy..
-Technical blogs and articles
-Promotion circulars and headlines for print and newspaper ads.
-Technical training materials for software and telecommunications.
-How to articles for automotive clients.
Interests
Manufacturing technology, medical, model aviation, automotive, creative writing , automobile restoration.
Education
Ramapo College, William Patterson University Continue Bachelors Program,

Doug continued his career in Advertising and also attended Ramapo College in New Jersey. Additional formal training in Medical ultrasound and dental technology. Professional structural home inspector.


Fairleigh Dickinson University BFA, None

Doug attended the Edward Williams campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University immediately upon graduation from high school. As a liberal arts major he pursued the standard Liberal Arts program. Doug was involved in several projects including set and costume design and for the school production of Arthur Koppet's black comedy " Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Momma's Hung you in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad".


Honors and Awards
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Association Memberships
American Society of Home Inspectors Jul 1985
Doug spent over six years as a senior member of the American Society of Home Inspectors and was responsible for over 3000 commercial and residential property inspections.

Certificates
Senior Member American Society of Home Inspectors
Doug achieved membership in this national professional organization that sets and maintains the standards for the Home Inspection Industry. Membership requires training and certification, peer review and continuing education in a variety of disciplines including structure, plumbing and heating, electrical and general condition of structures.

Projects by Industry
Auto

While working for a retail advertising agency one of the accounts was Volkswagen Of America. There was a companion publication for Porsche/Audi. Volkswagen was aggressively expanding their dealer network and that included their parts and service departments. The project consisted of three years writing a 16 page publication, published quarterly, promoting parts, accessories, dealer service plus helpful tips to motorists on self maintenance, trip planning, and numerous other topics. Also included were retail copy segments for specific products including tires, wiper blades, roof racks, and everything else a customer might purchase through the dealer.

Manufacturing

For over ten years as an employee of a global high technology manufacturer of medical equipment and supplies the responsibilities included creating corporate training materials in both hard copy and electronic formats as well as conducting training classes. Subject matter was varied as there was considerable diversity of the responsibilities.

Consumer Goods

1-While working for a retail advertising agency, responsibilities included creating weekly promotions for a 55 store chain, grand opening concepts and business to business ads. Additional work in electronics included business to business promotions for an electronics manufacturer. All of these materials were sales driven and required deep involvement in the industries and the client businesses.
2-Additional technical experience includes writing technical home inspection reports. ( Senior member American Society of Home Inspectors).

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