With more than two decades of entrepreneurial experience in online marketing and web development, Sharon Vaz excels in graphic and web design, advertising, as well as creative team management. Her career has seen her work with the likes of Orient/McCann-Erickson, Leo Burnett and the National Kidney Foundation in Singapore. Sharon earned a bachelor’s degree in Advertising from the University of Oregon.
Currently the founder and CEO of Sharon Harty Design (re-branding underway), she helps speakers, authors, trainers, marketers and small business owners to define their professional brand in a fun and engaging way. This branding is further enhanced through developing mobile-responsive WordPress websites that establish an accessible online presence.
Web Designer and Online Marketer
Sharon Vaz’s expertise in web development and online marketing offers you countless strategies to improve the appeal and popularity of your online presence by reaching out to your audience and captivating their attention:
- Design and building responsive WordPress websites
- Create long-form sales pages
- Utilize graphics to create maximum impact
Additionally, this service will keep you up-to-date with current best practices in the creation of lead capture pages, all while establishing seamless email integration and implementing website conversion optimization.
As an Art Director, Sharon’s expertise will provide you with robust design and conceptual skills that captivate your target audience, all brought to life by her technical expertise in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign. With a wealth of experience in planning, styling and art directing still life, product and lifestyle photography, she can make your project come to life visually. This expertise is backed by professional experience in planning and art directing over 100 photo shoots for advertising campaigns, annual reports and fundraising communications.
Digital Project Manager
On the creative front, Sharon has successfully managed and mentored numerous teams while directing concepts with timely delivery in order to achieve your objectives.
Working in collaboration with your cross functional in-house or virtual outsourced team, she will guide your projects from concept through to execution. At the same time, this leadership will oversee visual concept development, material production, proofing and planning.
Sharon Vaz is also the creator of UnitySandCeremony.net, a savvy resource and guide for wedding couples and wedding officiants to plan their ideal Unity Sand Ceremony. Recently, this age-old wedding custom has regained massive popularity among newly-weds. The ceremony itself involves filling a beautiful vessel with colored sand, then combining the colors into one during the wedding service as a “forever” keepsake of their love and unity.
Sharon has also authored the best-selling book and guide to this ceremony, Sand, Sound, & Soul: Sealing Your Wedding with a Personalized Unity Sand Ceremony. This book has helped couples around the world to fully enjoy the meaning and beauty of a Unity Sand Ceremony.