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Edward Phelps

575 Pharr Road  Atlanta, Georgia 30355

p:404 542 2557

e: edward@edphelps.com

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I Help people and organizations promote, sell, and engage online.

A mature professional with the ability to work at all levels within an organization.

A deep knowledge of both technical and creative processes. Successful management of complex initiatives spanning multiple industry verticals. Skills: Branding, Product Strategy & Marketing, Project Management, Team Building.

Career Highlights

A pioneer in SaaS business development, Ed partnered with a county government to develop and manage a SaaS Arts Marketing platform that served 30+ metro area arts organizations in the 1990’s. Ed manages the design, development and maintenance of integrated strategic online marketing initiatives for leading businesses and organizations including: The American Cancer Society, HBO, MetLife, Roche Diagnostics, The Centennial Olympic Games, Turner Broadcasting, and The United Way.

Skills

  • Branding
  • Product Strategy
  • Marketing
  • Project Management
  • Team Building
  • Business Development
  • P+L

Experience

March 2018 – Present

Flawless Websites | Atlanta

Founder + Chief Evangelist
Flawless Websites helps people and organizations promote, sell, and engage online. The company makes having an online presence easier by offering template-based solutions that come with features pre-installed and configured. Professional services and online learning content fill skill gaps to help clients achieve their goals. Ed leads an experienced team in the development of user-friendly SaaS systems that power the business.

Jun 2017 – Mar 2018

Macquarium | Atlanta

Senior Project Manager
Managed enterprise web design and development projects for leading corporations, governments, and non-profit organizations.

Apr 2013 – Dec 2015

RR Donnelley | Atlanta

Manager, Enterprise Development Solutions
Working under the Interactive Services Group, Ed established and led the Enterprise Development Solutions (EDS) team. EDS provided a new in-house capability for the definition, design, development, deployment and maintenance of complex enterprise web applications. EDS specialized in Drupal development. Ed managed cross-disciplinary global teams of contractors, stakeholders, and vendors via online project management systems he setup. He worked with legal and IT teams to develop new service offerings, and related contract instruments. Ed established strategic partnerships with key solutions providers to deliver integrated cross functional solutions.

Education

School of Visual Arts | New York City

BFA, Illustration

Recipient of the inaugural Gil Stone Scholarship.

Southern University A&M | Baton Rouge

BS, Accounting

Accomplishments & Career Milestones

Software Design & Development

  • Code Activation System (CAS), Roche Diagnostics
  • Portfolio Builder, MetLife
  • Quick Predict Underwriting Tool, MetLife
  • Info Center, Toys’R’Us

Branding & Logos

Here are some of the brand logos I’ve had the honor to created: African Pride, CNNfn, Fulton County Arts Council, Soul Café, True Colors Theater Company, Turner Broadcasting Annual Trumpet Awards.

Designed NFL New York Jets Uniforms

When I was 16 years old, while working as a Ball Boy, I submitted a design for new uniforms. To my surprise and pleasure, I saw the team wearing my green helmet uniform and jet symbol logo design on TV a few years later. Nice!

Community Service

Community Service 1

Led several panels and spoke at conferences. Voluntary work undertaken for PM Professionals Process Innovation Team.

Community Service 2

Led several panels and spoke at conferences. Voluntary work undertaken for PM Professionals Process Innovation Team.

References

Hans Jensen, Project Leader | Roche Diagnostics Corporation

Steven Margolis, Executive Director | Donnelley Financial Solutions

Steve Power, Managing Director | Initsix

References provided upon request.

Portfolio

I love inspiring everyone around me to be and do their best. edward@edphelps.com