Annette Sage

Annette Sage

CEO at Sage Design Group
Las Vegas, United States

About me

Creative and reliable team player with personal and professional goals to excel.

Experienced Art Director and Marketing professional with decades of experience in the creative industry as Creative Director, CMO, Marketing Director, Marketing Manager and Graphic Designer.

My educational background includes an MBA in International Marketing, a BA in Visual Communications, and Associates Degrees in both Commercial Art and Photography. I also taught Multimedia at ITT Technical Institute.

ACHIEVEMENTS:
● Launched a successful leads generation business that started out with less than 24 employees and after 2 years they were at over 150 employees and sold the company
● Proven track record of successfully launching startups with significant growth as well as growth of small to medium-sized businesses enterprise organizations

EXPERIENCE:
● Increase user onboarding and engagements; leading to increased sales and growth
● Improve, create, produce and implement various advertising and marketing collateral (corporate identity, brochures, print advertisements, catalogs, whitepapers, presentations, videos, banner ads, emails, websites, landing pages, infographics, webinars, content and blogs)
● Work with editors and manage design teams in-house and overseas
● Manage and negotiate with various external venders on services provided
● Teach students how to perform technical tasks associated with the design and creation of interactive multimedia communication
● Manage social media brand and presence as well as community building
● Create, produce, distribute, track and manage email marketing campaigns
● Events and tradeshow planning and organization
● Business development and creating BtoB partnerships, including proposal writing
● Plan and implement GTM marketing strategies and new product launches
● Implement new technologies to manage, analyze, track and maximize ROI

My KNOWLEDGE base includes but is not limited to:
● Advertising, marketing, branding, business development, and public relations
● BtoB and BtoC product placement and positioning
● Retail, wholesale, and eCommerce
● Internet marketing (SEO, SEM, social media, email marketing, content creation, banners, videos, analytics, etc)
● Creation of marketing collateral (print, web and interactive media)
● Copywriting, graphic design, web design, photography, video production and presentation design

Here's a link to some of my creative work: sagedesigngroup.biz

Positions

CEO
Sage Design Group
Las Vegas, United States
2005 - Present (16 years 4 months)
Sage Design Group was founded by Annette C. Sage, an experienced Art Director and Marketing expert. Annette has over 20 years of experience in the creative industry as Creative Director, Art Director, Marketing Consultant, Marketing Manager and Graphic Designer. Annette’s areas of expertise are in Advertising and Marketing, Lead Generation, Small Business Development and Identity Branding. Annette has helped small mom and pop businesses grow to large multi-million dollar organizations.

Annette’s educational background includes Associates Degrees in both Commercial Art and Photography, a BA in Visual Communications and an MBA in International Marketing. She also taught Multimedia at ITT Technical Institute.

Throughout the years, Annette has worked, networked and consulted with many industry leaders and has made strategic alliances with top professionals. Annette is an asset to any team bringing her experience and multi-talents to the table.
Discover more about Annette by visiting AnnetteSage.com. 

Education

MBA, International Marketing

December 2005 - December 2006 (1 year)

BA, Visual Communications

April 2004 - December 2005 (1 year 8 months)

Multimedia and Web Design

December 2001 - June 2002 (6 months)

AAS, Commercial Art

February 1992 - June 1996 (4 years 4 months)

AAS, Photography

February 1992 - June 1996 (4 years 4 months)

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