zulema ortiz



The Illinois Institute of Art, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Multimedia and Web Design Sept 03

  • GPA 3.7

Robert Morris College, Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Business Degree in Business Administration Feb 98

  • GPA 3.75
  • Summa Cum Laude
  • Richard S. Lopota Academic Scholarship Award

Professional Experience

Slack Barshinger & Partners, Chicago, IL
Developer March 06 - Aug 07

  • Provided solutions and feedback to the creative department during conceptual phases of all interactive projects.
  • Ensured the integrity of creative and strategic vision of integrated campaigns throughout the development process.
  • Collaborated with designers to ensure that usability and information architecture informed all interface designs.

Assistant Developer Mar 05 - Feb 06

  • Facilitate new initiatives for the company’s internal website.
  • Participate in marketing projects including banner ad and microsite creation.

Merchandise Mart Properties, Inc, Chicago, IL
Web/Graphic Design Intern July 03 - Sep 03

  • Performed regular maintenance, corrections and updates on trade show sites.
  • Created and produced graphics that were optimized for the web.
  • Completed cross browser/platform testing.

Insight 360 Degrees, Chicago, IL
Tech Support Intern Feb 03 - Apr 03

  • Provided technical support to clients including e-mail setup, custom database use and custom software training.
  • Resolved web, domain, and hosting issues for clients.
  • Maintained, updated, and troubleshot websites utilizing custom software.

UBS Warburg, Chicago, IL
Emerging Markets Temp Sept 00 - Mar 02

Lee Hecht Harrison, Chicago, IL
Marketing Coordinator Oct 99 - Feb 00
Administrative Assistant Sept 98 - Sept 99

Computer Software

  • Adobe: After Effects, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, ImageReady, Photoshop, Premiere
  • Microsoft: Office 97/00, Windows XP
  • Other: Mac OS X, ExactTarget

Coding Languages

  • Online: HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Flash: ActionScript


  • Type 70wpm
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Knowledge of: Microsoft SharePoint, AJAX, ASP, PHP, SEO, XML, and SQL

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