Maria Elena Marinelli



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Drexel University
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Database Management Concentration
Philadelphia, PA
Anticipated Graduation — December 2015
Cumulative GPA: 3.51


HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Project, Adobe Creative Suite, Axure RP, Windows 7/8/10, Mac OS X, Usability Testing, Social Media Marketing, Agile Project Management


Thomson Reuters
User Experience Designer
Philadelphia, PA
March 2015 — September 2015
  • Assist team members with the design and creation of 3 major product prototypes
  • Develop and maintain design specifications, functional requirements, and user acceptance testing documentation
  • Conduct user experience testing with product prototypes and customers
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Communications Associate
Philadelphia, PA
July 2014 — June 2015
  • Maintain and monitor GPCC’s and YPN’s presence across all social media platforms
  • Develop original content for at least 30 posts per week to be shared on social media sites
  • Track the success of online engagement and social media initiatives on a monthly basis
  • Increase followers on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Flickr, and YouTube by an average of 23%
Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce
Web Designer
Philadelphia, PA
March — September, 2014
  • Designed and developed more than 75 HTML emails consistent with established brand
  • Updated deprecated code and created templates for 10 HTML emails for GPCC and 4 affiliate organizations
  • Optimized, created, and manipulated graphics suitable for the web and HTML emails
  • Worked across departments to complete 2 long-term HTML newsletter redesign projects
Susquehanna International Group
Systems Administrator and Engineer
Bala Cynwyd, PA
March — September, 2013
  • Revised team documentation amounting to approximately 175 separate webpages
  • Implemented Powershell scripting to automate reoccurring tasks for integration testing
  • Diagnosed and resolved service calls in a time sensitive atmosphere


Peer Mentor, College of Computing and Informatics
Alpha Sigma Alpha, Nu Nu Chapter
Women in Computing Society
Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Computing and Informatics Honor Society
Delta Epsilon Iota, Academic Honor Society

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