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Media Architects Designs Internet Marketing Media for Business Development

Director's Profile

Blending Marketing with Economic Development

"Our Director and frequent project director/lead designer has a deep experiential and educational background that complements the work Media Architects assumes."


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isaM.A. Regional Economic & Social Development

Both design and technology inform the Director's ability to execute Internet marketing projects to completion. In addition to managing Media Architects Internet and print projects for the variety of types of businesses, our project director/lead designer has a deep experiential and educational background. And it is with a continued dedication to adopt the most current technology that Media Architects helps it's clients businesses grow around the world.

  • Management, Trainer, and Sustainable Development Founded Training

    • Skillpath Seminars: Project Management; Training the Trainer; Management Skills for Supervisors
    • SABES: Teaching to Teach; Facilitation and Collaboration Skills; Assistive Technology workshops; Train the Trainer
    • NECC: Small Business Management; Business Writing, and more
    • Other sustainability related workshops and personal research: toxins/pesticide awareness; green chemistry; renewable energy; smart growth; water management (i.e. low impact development tools); corporate responsibility; green building design, organic farming &
    more

• Essex County Forum: various seminars, ongoing participation; e.g., Smart Growth, LID and Transfer of Development Rights

Associations, Recent Past and Present

•Harvard Club of The North Shore, Marketing & Communications Committee
•Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), Boston Chapter
•Town of Salisbury Planning Board, Alternate. A collaboration between ENHC and Salisbury
•Town of Salisbury Energy Committee, Chair
•Essex National Heritage Commission, Commissioner, Explorer
•Seacoast Energy & Environmental Design Coalition (SEED)/Green Building Group
•Greater Newburyport Chamber of Commerce & Industry
•Custom House Maritime Museum, Newburyport, MA

Formal Education:

M. A. Regional Economic & Social Development, concentration in Sustainable Development and Critical Media Literacy, UMass Lowell
B. A. English Writing; concentration in journalism and small [music] business management, UMass Lowell

University and Affiliated Experiences

Publicized sustainability efforts; e.g., Ignite Clean Energy, statewide renewable energy business plan competition; Conducted national, in-depth communication and media degree program market study (per Provost John Wooding); Conducted regional ICT workforce study, and researched international economic development trends (e.g., offshoring/outsourcing), contributing to several publications: Transitions of a Displaced High-Tech Labor Force, April 2005, Globalization of the ICT Workforce, March 2006, and China, East Asia, and the Globalization of High-Tech Labor, revised February 2007 (William Lazonick, INSEAD); Served on The Committee for Industrial Theory & Assessmen, helping plan, organize and promote a multi-faceted, sustainability and labor focused documentary film, discussion and performing arts series.

Skills and Interests

Isa has also enjoyed living and travelling abroad, enabling her to communicate with clients of varying cultural backgrounds; from Spain to Nicaragua; from Germany to Mexico. Western European language: Spanish and travel-sufficient French, German and Italian; volunteer photography; spends much of her [summer] free time working on her unique organic backyard landscape; volunteers/vacations in Central America most winters; creator and producer of The Long View radio show on sustainability and economics.

For a bullet list of a variety of specific services >>

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Featuring:

Your Website Design
a non-negotiable marketing component in our marketplace

SEO and Content Development
if your goal is excellent search results, our SEO is outstanding

The Video You Need
professional video for websites & Internet content; new "TV" online

Graphic Design & Photography
business and market specific, professional projects require it

Collateral Design & Printing
brochures, banners & more, designed, printed & shipped

 

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Our History!

There is no question that we learned as we went. No apologies! It was and is a lot of work to adapt to the constant changes in aesthetic sensibilities, layout standards and dynamic functions (and that's only the front end!). But it has been enjoyable all the way. From Cayuela Guitars in Spain, our first website clients, to our fascinating innumerable current crew of clients who maintain loyalty to Media Architects, we cheer the work and camaraderie and forge ahead.

2000

Cayuela Guitars in Seville, Spain was the first web project. While living there, Isa was excited about their craftsmanship and the 3 generation of luthiers behind it. Always media project focused, audio-video system transitioned to web design

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2005

Director's completion of a Regional Economic & Social Development M.A. inspired adding Sustainability focused clients. We always maintain an eagle eye on the "why" we do things

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2008

Adding printing to the market research and design was the best next step for our clients. Media Architects has a solid partnership with Coastal Printing Inc, our go-to for most printed matter

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2010

Media Architects needed video production talent to meet the needs of current and future clients. Only seasoned videographers and editors fit the bill. We also expanded capacity for more services under the Mark-Comm umbrella. It never stops...

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