Helen Gynell.com





Graphic Design


WordPress Websites

Social Media










University of Miami
(133 of 120 credits earned)
Communication Major
Literature Minor + Art History Minor

Miami-Dade College 
Hotel & Restaurant Management

Coral Gables Senior High





March 2015 - Present
University of Miami
Institute for Data Science and Computing

Graphic Designer | working for Director, Business Operations
  Design and branding of flyers, brochures, posters, logos, promotional items, annual report, etc.;
  Creation, and content management of, multiple websites using WordPress and Cascade;
  Extensive Event Support, including but not limited to: marketing, logistics, Powerpoint
    presentations, nametags, signage, and post-event Video Editing (uploads to YouTube channel);
  Constant Contact eblasts and lists management; In-house forms;
  Social Media content (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube); Holiday card animation;
  Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, primarily Photoshop, InDesign, and After Effects.

Administrative Assistant  (promoted to position above)

Administrative Assistant  (promoted to position above)

Temporary Employee (hired as Permanent)
Hired as Temp. Website Content Manager | Stayed on when Administrative Assistant left.



December 2013 - Present and July - December 2008
Freelance Graphic Design

Website Designs in Illustrator | Vector Art | Logos | Social Media | WordPress Websites | Marketing & Promotional Items | Newsletters | Magazines | Pro bono work for Community Organizations | Political Campaign materials




September 2008 - December 2013
Coral Gables Community Foundation
3001 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Suite 203, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Marketing Coordinator
  Promotional Materials | Administrative Support | Fund Raising Campaigns | Website
  Designs and Maintenance | Event Planning | Extensive Social Media | Mass Mailings
  Constant Contact | e-Newsletters and Maintenance of Lists | Annual Report | Website




September 2000 - June 2008
EWM Realty International Corporate Office 
355 Alhambra Circle, Suite 950, Coral Gables, FL 33134

Executive Assistant to COO

  Website Design and Maintenance of Company Intranet Site and Elements of
  External Site | Conversion of all Real Estate and In-House Forms to Interactive .pdfs
  Creation of Recruiting and Welcome Packets | Website Content and Blog Posts
  Maintenance of Company Advertising Book, Ad Deadline Calendar, and Cultural
  Calendar | Marketing and Promotional Items | Cyclical Events Planning
  Annual Awards Ceremony—soup to nuts; Managers' Meetings and Retreats with
  materials; Listing Contests—theme, instructions, materials, and prizes

Legal  Coordinator/Assistant to General Counsel (promoted to position above)
  Escrow Disputes, Board Complaints, Lawsuits, Subpoenas, Monthly Newsletter

Marketing Coordinator (promoted to position above)




October 1999 - September 2000
The Container Store®  
7200 N Kendall Drive, Miami, FL 33156

Full-time Salaried

Full-time Hourly
(promoted to position above)

Part-time Hourly (promoted to position above)




November 1984 - March 1992 and January 1996 - March 1999
University of Miami School of Law  
1311 Miller Drive, Coral Gables, FL 33146

Coordinator II
  Graduate Law Programs in Estate Planning, Real Property Development, Taxation

Secretarial Pool Supervisor
   of 3 Secretaries for 13 full-time Professors, 9 part-time Adjuncts (promoted to position above)

Faculty Secretary
   to 4 full-time and 2 part-time Professors (promoted to position above)

Word Processor Operator, Senior
(promoted to position above)










gynell@gmail.com | 786.362.9786