Meghan Arnold | A Creative & Professional Creative Professional
Santa Cruz, CA |
With 20 years of creating customer engagement through communication, content and community outreach, I work with innovative organizations dedicated to improving both the local and global community.
Professional Experience
Senior Community Manager, Community Events, Creative Cloud Community Team • Adobe | 2023-present
Engage with the professional design community via events and partnerships. Collaborate with Creative Cloud product teams to surface new features and products to users. Elevate the work of creators and connect them within the community.
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Creative Cloud Product Marketing Team • Adobe | 2021-2022
Senior Product Marketing Manager, Adobe Type Team • Adobe | 2017-2021• San Francisco, CA
Work across teams to surface the Adobe Fonts service in Creative Cloud desktop and mobile products. Manage internal and external marketing projects and stakeholder relationships, and develop and execute multiple creative campaigns and installations. Oversee marketing budget, marketing strategy and editorial calendar. Assisted in the 2018 rebrand from Typekit to Adobe Fonts.
Community Engagement, Typekit • Adobe | 2016-2017 • San Francisco, CA
Managed sponsorships and partnerships for the Adobe Typekit marketing team and facilitated presence at industry conferences and events.
Senior Marketing Manager • Monotype (previously Senior Communications Manager, FontShop) /
Conference Director • TYPO San Francisco | 2011-2015 • San Francisco, CA
I curated a two-day annual design and creativity conference in San Francisco, working with a diverse, international slate of speakers, sponsors and attendees and managing seasonal staff and volunteers. I fostered the TYPO SF community and alumni network to tie the event into the overall marketing initiatives of the parent organization. Additionally, I oversaw content and communications strategy and execution for, including newsletters, blogs and social media. 
Major Accomplishments:
• Spearheaded conference lineup, marketing and partnerships for TYPO San Francisco. In four years, established event as one of the West Coast's most prestigious design conferences.
• Revised content strategy leading to increase in both engagement and revenue from e-newsletters, blog and social media.
• Created successful cross-platform engagement campaigns.
• Managed PR launch of FontBook App, which rose to #1 Reference App in the App Store the week of its release, was named one of the App Store's best reference apps of 2011, received multiple media mentions, and won awards from Communications Arts and Type Directors Club
Communications Manager • Milwaukee County Transit System | 2007-2011 • Milwaukee, WI
I managed online and print communications, and assisted with media relations, for major metropolitan transit system. with annual ridership of 42 million I coordinated outreach programs and events to positively promote transportation alternatives and the role of the organization in the community.
Major Accomplishments:
• Brought system into the social media universe 
• Managed media relations and crisis communications during Milwaukee's July 2010 Flash Flood, major snowstorms, and major security incidents.
• Championed Bikes on Buses project and assisted in coordinating community outreach, including launch, Bike to Work Week participation and demonstrations.
• Provided critical front and backend UX and UI feedback for major website upgrade.
• Assisted in launch of internal electronic newsletter.
Additional Professional Experience
Marketing Consultant • Past clients: Type Camp, Dysonics, Fast Foodie | 2005-present
Events Manager • Heavybit Industries | 2015-2016 • San Francisco, CA
Associate Executive Director, Society for Clinical Data ManagementExecutive Director, Inc. | 2006-2007 • Milwaukee
Senior Marketing Coordinator • Group | 2002-2006 • Milwaukee
Public Information Intern • Milwaukee County Board of Supervisors | 2001-2002 • Milwaukee
Copy Editor • Marquette Tribune | 2000-2002 • Milwaukee

Volunteer Experience
Walk San Francisco | 2012-2020 | Board Member (2014-2020), Board President (2019/20), Fundraising Committee Chair (2014-16), Walk to Work Day Task Force (2012-14)
San Francisco Design Week | 2016 | Studio Tours Lead
San Francisco Bicycle Coalition | 2011-2020 | Ad Hoc Volunteer, Past Leadership Committee Member
Marquette University Alumni Club of Northern California | October 2012-July 2015 | Club President
San Francisco International Film Festival • 2011-2013 Festivals • Lead Volunteer
Sunday Streets • 2012 Season • Event Volunteer
Milwaukee Film • October 2004-February 2011 • Theatre Manager
Milwaukee Repertory Theatre • September 2010-February 2011 • Entourage Committee
Juneau Park Friends • July 2009-February 2011 • Outreach Committee
FUEL Milwaukee | 2003-2011 |Healthy & Green Team Leader (2009-2010)
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network (YNPN) – Milwaukee | 2006-2011 | Board Member & Marketing Committee Co-Chair (2009-2010)
Ad2 Milwaukee • 2005-2007 • Public Service Committee • Board Member
United Way Milwaukee • 2004-2005 • Healthy Girls Project Special Events Committee

Bachelor of Arts, Marquette University | May 2002 • Milwaukee, Wisconsin • 3.383/4.0 GPA
Majors: Public Relations (3.75 GPA) and English (3.7 GPA) • Minor: Social Sciences
Honors: Dean’s List, 4 semesters • Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honors Fraternity
Professional Development Certificates:
State of Wisconsin: Basic Public Information Officer (G290-B), Advanced Public Information Officer (G290-A)
National Transit Institute (Rutgers University): Implementing Contactless Fare Collection Systems, Effective Supervision in Transit
Lifelong Learning:
Participant in writing workshops at The Grotto SF
Participant in 2013 Season of Farm School through 18 Reasons, San Francisco food education non-profit
Graduate of The White House Project, Women’s Political Leadership program
Graduate of Mosaic Partnerships Program through City of Milwaukee
Graduate of Young Professionals of Milwaukee's (now FUEL Milwaukee) Service Circuit Program developing young professionals for non-profit leadership

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