Sylmarie “Sísi” Rivera Ruiz

Vintage look at the Beverly Hills Hotel

Digital Marketer | Visual Artist

Digital content producer and marketing strategist translating data and insight-driven ideas into solutions, compelling content and cross-platform media plans that create measurable results.

As a result of 11 years of experience across 7 cities in the USA, South America and Europe creating solutions for clients in various business sectors including: technology, health, financial services, fashion and media, I offer a holistic approach to challenge-solving, opportunity-seeking executable ideas.

As you will see in the chart below, I provide a versatile set of skills in multiple business areas. These skills have been acquired as a result of my never-ending curiosity and eagerness to learn more about the big picture in order to be of meaningful service to my clients.

After all, everything is interrelated and interdependent; and nothing exists in isolation.


Proficiencies


Education


Business Project Management Technical Skills


Digital Marketing Technical Skills


Graphic Design & Digital Imagery Technical Skills


Timeline

2018

Consultant to CEO, BLOCKv: Blockchain Tech

January 31, 2018

Consultant to CEO, BLOCKv: Blockchain Tech

Oversaw sourcing and on-boarding of professional services (e.g. accountants & legal counsel) for new bona fide resident of Puerto Rico and new businesses; while continuously working alongside them to ensure accuracy. Managed corporate setups following the tax incentive law, known as Act 20: Export Services. Managed the finances of multiple…

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2017

Manager, Onestone Capital: Real Estate Investments

January 31, 2017

Manager, Onestone Capital: Real Estate Investments

Managed a $42M real estate portfolio comprised of properties in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. Executed real estate activities, including leases, and handled city registrations, permits, bridge loans, mortgage applications, and closings– after being entrusted POA by investors. Managed the daily operations of all properties in accordance with company policies, financial goals, and applicable…

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2015

Owner, Luxuryia: Ethical Apparel Brand & E-Commerce

July 1, 2015

Owner, Luxuryia: Ethical Apparel Brand & E-Commerce

My first entrepreneurial venture brought me a great deal of fulfillment. As a result of having to “wear” multiple “hats” every single day, this experience polished my business acumen; and skillset grow at a faster rate than at any other previously-held position. I created an ethical fashion brand with its…

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2013

Project Manager, Guidewell Connect: Inside Agency of Blue Cross Blue Shield

May 6, 2013

Project Manager, Guidewell Connect: Inside Agency of Blue Cross Blue Shield

This position brought me back to the marketing and creative services arena; and introduced me to the health care industry. Guidewell Connect became the inside agency for Blue Cross Blue Shield companies, as well as agency to other external clients within the industry. The primary responsibility of this role was…

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2012

Supervisor, ING: Multinational Banking & Financial Services

April 30, 2012

Supervisor, ING: Multinational Banking & Financial Services

ING promoted me to a leadership position after only 6 months; following the achievement of becoming the #1 performer by improving the processes already in place, increasing productivity by 31% while decreasing the number of possible errors. While being the youngest person in the calculations department, I was entrusted a…

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2009

Digital Success Manager, Contactica: Digital Marketing Services Agency

February 2, 2009

Digital Success Manager, Contactica: Digital Marketing Services Agency

The primary responsibility of this position was to communicate to clients what and how we could improve their bottomline through the strategic use the digital media available during this time. I became a liaison between clients, our marketing strategists and our production & creative services team—  serving as an integrator….

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2007

Ambassador / Talent, Teamwork: Talent Agency Certified Fitness Instructor: Fitness Gallery, International Fitness Center

January 1, 2007

Ambassador / Talent, Teamwork: Talent Agency  Certified Fitness Instructor: Fitness Gallery, International Fitness Center

As a brand ambassador my goal was to educate people, increase the client’s brand awareness and generate new sales opportunities. My job consisted on reaching out and engaging with people in different settings— an experience that greatly influenced the person who I’ve become— outgoing, and amicable. As a on-camera talent,…

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2006

B.A. in Business Administration, InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico

November 11, 2006

B.A. in Business Administration, InterAmerican University of Puerto Rico

  I feel especially proud of this accomplishment as this was the first goal I set in my young-adult life. The goal being to earn my bachelor’s degree by age 18— goal I accomplished while also being part of the University’s Student Council and while also working a fitness instructor….

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The map above illustrates the seven places I’ve worked from. I believe I’ve learned a great deal from simply experiencing life in these different places— a knowledge not acquired through job roles, but through integrating into different societies, and welcoming the experience of different cultures.

Let’s work together!