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  • Digital Portfolio

    Graphic Design Photography Web Design

    702.528.4868 jeff@

    Jeff Speer

  • Publication Layout & Design

    National Trade/Luxury Magazine

    Responsible for all design-related aspects of Spectra from concept, design & layout of the cover, inside spreads, and ads to pre-press production, proofing, and in many instances, photography.

    Below: the only stock art used was the moon and the inset cover image in the bottom right.

    Fall Edition 2007A Publication of the A M E R I C A N G E M S O C I E T Y

    Prometheus and Rockefeller Center RCPI Landmark Properties, L.L.C

    Fall 2006A Publication of the A M E R I C A N G E M S O C I E T Y

    Also: AGS & GIA Partners at SymposiumWDC Conict Diamonds Education CampaignMake Your Holiday Sales Sparkle

    Jeff Speer

    Sidebar: Through the Seasons

    Each season was represented using my photography in the design (butterfly, Red Rock, leaves, New Years decora-tions, etc.)

  • At press time, the new and improved American GemSociety Web site had received 102,101 visitors, with82,616 of those visits falling into the unique category.(A unique visitor is a person with his or her unique IPaddress who spends time on a site within a 24-hourperiod.) What makes a unique visitor unique or special?In marketing-speak, the excitement generated byunique visitors is due to the cost-per-acquisition toattract them. In non-marketing-speak, it is the amountspent by the American Gem Society in developing and

    promoting the Web site to capture each individualconsumer. A customer. A prospect. A person lookingfor a credible, educated, and trusted resource or sourceto turn to as he or she begins a jewelry purchase.

    Customers. Prospects. Consumers. Seeking reliableinformation. All looking for you.

    With the testing phase of the Web site ending, thehiccups, bugs, and missteps associated with a majorweb overhaul and launch also are diminishing. Thecontent and usability of the site will grow richer in thecoming months, as will traffic to the site. As the sitetraffic increases, you are invited to Seize the Advantageof this powerful marketing tool and member benefit.

    How? Populate and update your Member Profile. Its simple. Access your account through the MembersOnly section of the Web site and click the Manage MyAccount link. Follow the prompts to enter informationin the following categories: email, Web site address,map link, short and long description, then uploadyour logo.

    Entering this information provides a robust userexperience and provides you with an opportunity totell a story and form a relationship with your prospec-tive customer. Once your information has been added,it can be accessed from the Find a Jeweler/Appraiserresults page to give consumers a more detailed look at you.

    Supplier, sustaining, and affiliate members be sure to update your Member Profile, too. This information is important as we add to the LocateSupplier Member database. Soon, retail members willbe able to locate supplier, sustaining, and affiliatemembers through a keyword search as, for example,loose diamonds. Search terms will be establishedthrough your updated Member Profile. Put this tool to work for you today and update your profile onlineat

    If you have any questions regarding your MemberProfile, please contact the Marketing CommunicationsDepartment at 866.805.6500 extension 1015.

    mArketing updateMake the Connection

    Megan Meinerding, VP Client Services, Fruchtman Marketing

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    102,101 visitors. 82,616 unique visitors. Over 856,577pages viewed, with the average visitor spending two minutesor more per visit.

    Grassroots AdvertisingThis is a gentle reminder for all Grassroots Co-op participants:

    The deadline for 2006 advertising usage is December 31, 2006.To receive reimbursement, all invoices and tear sheets must bereceived at the American Gem Society headquarters by January 31, 2007.

    Unused advertising funds cannot roll over into 2007.

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding Grassroots participation, please contact Geri Jeter at 702.255.6500 extension 1029.

    Richard T. LiddicoatTM

    Journalism AwardsEarly Notice Nominations Due by April 30

    The entry deadline for the 2007 Richard T. LiddicoatTM

    Journalism awards is April 30, 2007. The awards were developedto honor journalists who have made exceptional contributions to the understanding of gemology, as well as to the AGS ideals of ethics, education, and consumer protection. Further detailsand entry forms will be distributed soon by fax and email. For questions, please contact Geri Jeter at or 702.255.6500 extension 1029.

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    Linking your Web site to adds importance to your site in the eyes of

    search engines, particularly Google, and helps your site rank higher with them. Linking your site is

    easy. Visit the Link Your Site to Ours page under Member Tools in the Member Only section Follow the simple instructions and promote the advantage of

    American Gem Society membership while improving search engine positions for your

    site and

    Take the time to put this new interactive tool to work for you. Seize the Advantageof your American Gem Society membership today!

    Link your Web Site to


    Publication Layout & Design

    Publication Layout: Spreads

    Cover Design

    Responsible for all aspects of the cover design for a regional Italian-American newspaper including concept, layout, design, photography, photo illustration, and pre-press production/proofing.

  • M O N T H L Y E M P L O Y E E N E W S L E T T E R M A R C H 2 0 1 0S P E C I A L E D I T I O N


    The stage was set and the blue carpet was rolled out for the VIPs, also known as the Employee of the Year nominees. The annual event was held at B.B. Kings Blues Club on March 4.

    Guests walked the blue carpet in their Rock n Roll Chic attire and entered the venue to enjoy cocktails, hors doeuvres and the B.B. Kings All Star House Band.

    Nominees arrived in style by limo where photographers were eagerly waiting to take their pictures. After arriving at B.B. Kings, nominees were given VIP treatment throughout the entire event.

    Chairman and CEO of MGM MIRAGE Jim Murren congratulated everyone before giving his inspirational speech. Nominees enjoyed VIP seating for the special guests and entertainment, which included comedian Frank Caliendo.

    Employee of the Year!

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    Newsletters / Brochures / Email

    M O N T H L Y E M P L O Y E E N E W S L E T T E R


    MIRAGE MINUTEM A R C H 2 0 1 0

    Be a hero and donate blood on Monday, March 29 from 7 a.m.

    to 7 p.m. in the Human Resources Training Room. Everyone

    who shows up for their appointment will receive a voucher

    for one free adult fare aboard any midday sightseeing cruise

    courtesy of Lake Mead Cruises! Walk-ins are also welcome.

    In order to donate, you must be healthy, at least 17 years old, weigh at least

    110 pounds and not have donated blood in the last eight weeks or received a

    tattoo in the last 12 months. Please be sure to drink plenty of water. It is not advisable to drink caffeinated

    beverages or alcohol within 24 hours of your donation. Dont forget to eat

    a healthy, hearty meal before you come in and be sure to have a valid ID

    (i.e. drivers license, etc.). Cookies and beverages will be served throughout

    the day.

    If you have questions about donor eligibility or to schedule an appointment,

    please call Employee Services at extension 7503.

    Time: Monday,March29,2010 7a.m.to7p.m.Where: HumanResources TrainingRoom

    Find the hero in You Blood drive

    Find theHERO in you!BLOODDRIVE

    Top 8 Reasons to donate blood!1. You will get free juice and cookies.2. Its easy and convenient it takes less then one hour and you dont have to

    drive anywhere or deal with traffic.

    3. Its something you can spare most people have blood to spare yet there

    is still not enough to go around.4. You will walk a little taller afterwards you will feel good about yourself.

    5. You will be helping to ensure that blood is there when you or someone

    close to you may need it. Most people dont think theyll ever need blood,

    but many do. 6. Blood is something money cant buy. Only one person can give to another.

    7. You will be someones hero you may give a newborn, a child, a mother or

    a father, a brother, or a sister another chance at life. In fact, you may help save

    up to three lives with just one donation.

    8. Its the right thing to do.

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    J A N U A R Y 2 0 1 0

    Mirage employees from various departments came together this holiday season to give some much needed holiday cheer to our adopted families. Gift distribution took place on December 14 and 18, where six families received gifts that included bikes, gift cards, stockings and even a Christmas tree.

    Its such an overwhelming feeling to see

    the families when they receive their gifts, said Employee

    Services Coordinator Melissa Castro. They are all so grateful

    and you can see how much they appreciate everything.

    The Convention Services, Advertising and Marketing departments came toge