Hi there,

I’m  Sandi Beach

Creative Manager

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about

I’m a professional creative manager with 18 years of leadership experience, skilled in relationship-building, team development, critical thinking, and problem solving. Devoted to merging innovative technologies with eye-catching UX design and security. Invested in cultivating a dynamic creative team by prioritizing mentoring and ongoing education. I’ve worked on branding strategies, print publications, websites, eCommerce, LMS, SEO, ADA, Facebook ads, and social media campaigns for clients nationwide.

I enjoy meeting new challenges and using my top-notch organizational skills to deliver high-quality creative solutions. I love every stage of the creative process from brainstorming, design and development, testing, deployment, and support, but my favorite part is seeing the client’s face in presentation meetings.

Teamwork is really my dream work! I love working with a mix of creative and technical personalities with my hands-on managerial approach. Working shoulder-to-shoulder, uplifting, mentoring, and coaching my teammates have proven to bring out the best in them and our projects.

My name really is “Sandi Beach”. Not only is it a given ice-breaker for any conversation, but is a great representation of my laid-back, flexible personality.

A Diverse creative leader delivering high-qualtiy solutions

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Happy Clients
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Projects Completed
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Years of Experience

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Skills

HTML & css
85%
JAVASCRIPT
40%
PHP
15%
wordpress
98%
Joomla
95%
Drupal
55%
Shopify
98%
UX/UI Design
95%
SEO
80%
Photoshop
40%
illustrator
55%
InDesign
65%
Drewmweaver
95%
MS Office
98%

Project Management, Sales & Support

Web Development & Digital Marketing

Print Design

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Experience

2014- Present
Creative Division Manager
Courtland Consulting
  • Leading the company from a start-up division to becoming an online digital leader
  • Manage a fun, innovative, creative environment for designers, programmers, copywriters, testers, help desk
    technicians, sales team, contractors, and vendors with a hands-on approach
  • Lead prospective pitches with clients direct (account expansion and new business). Quote and scope projects
    in-line with company’s revenue targets and profitability
  • Responsible for creative direction and approval for all levels of production relating to technical, creative, content
    marketing, and digital marketing projects
  • Driving teams to reach ambitious and challenging goals, meet customer’s requirements and drive to satisfaction,
    loyalty and excellent performance
  • Develop solutions based on data insights and client feedback with top-notch UX design
  • End-to-end project and account management
  • Managing the company’s customer service array, customer satisfaction and retention
2008-2014
Lead Graphic and Web Designer/Developer
Courtland Consulting
  • Directed photographers, illustrators, designers and production staff to ensure proper production of
    campaign elements
  • Created an average of four minor websites or one major website per month
  • Spearheaded all design elements, templates, and brand consistency with a strong focus on UX design
  • Responsible for end-to-end web development and UI interfaces
2004-2008
Stony beach studio
Owner, Graphic and Web Designer/Developer
  • Designed and produced many designed pieces in the forms of logo design, print design, identity, signage, and web design
  • Designed and coded websites and multimedia  presentations using HTML, CSS, WordPress, and  ActionScript
  • Managed multiple, concurrent projects in different  stages, juggling short-turnaround jobs with longer, more complex projects
  • Maintained production schedules and budgets
  • Attended press checks and coordinated projects with  outside vendors
  • Worked in all stages of the creative process
  • Collaborated with clients directly through each project
2004-2008
Graphic and Web Designer
Resurrection Life Church
  • Successfully lead a team of 12 creative individuals from all professions to grow the church through marketing and advertising
  • Assist in the growth of the church through branding,  marketing, and advertising (500 attendees in 2005 to 1,200 attendees in 2009)
  • Lead in the creation of the creative team, developed project processes, and recruited creative team members
  • Serve as a ministry liaison for over 15 ministries
  • Performed lead role in the brand design and production of print, identity, packaging, multimedia, web design, and web applications
  • Managed press checks, art directed photos, supervised team design efforts
  • Maintained production schedules and budgets
  • Trained, supervised and provided art direction for junior designers
  • Consulted and created the church brand
  • Designed many weekly print promotions
  • Developed many ministries logos and print materials
  • Designed their first website

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Portfolio

My portfolio includes pieces I have worked on in all capacities. From creative direction, project management, design, development, testing, and support. With all of these pieces, I have worked directly with the client. However, I wasn’t the lead designer/developer on all these projects.

Clients I have worked with

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Testimonials

I’ve been blessed to work along side the most amazing clients! These testimonials are from the clients I have worked with at Courtland Consulting. I’ve worked with these clients as a project manager, web designer/developer, trainer, tester, and help desk support.

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Contact

Let's Connect...

If you’re interested in working together or have a question about any of my projects or experience, please don’t hesitate to send me a message and I will respond as soon as I can! 

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