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Arthur Dodson

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Multidiscipline creative soul who has studied graphic and web design, application development and marketing avidly since 2009. After a decade in sales, made the decision to continue education in design and development. As a result, working with companies to create and maintain brands has become an obsession.

Education

Eastern Washington University

Major: Visual Communications
Minor: Web Application Development

Spokane Falls Community College

Major: Web Development
Minor: Graphic Design

Skills

Marketing Skills

  • Develop and implement data-driven integrated campaigns involving print, digital and alternative advertising mediums.
  • Initiate, schedule, organize and manage sales projects.
  • Discover, negotiate and secure new relationships.
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Search Engine Marketing
  • Relationship Management
  • Event Planning
  • Market Research
  • Inbound Marketing
  • Reputation Management

Media Skills

  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere, After Effects, Audition)
  • Web Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MYSQL, Wordpress)
  • Photography
  • Audio and Video Production
  • Copywriting
Experience

Brand Manager / Multimedia Designer
Freelance - 2011-present

Prospect and consult clients based on their needs and goals. Integrated research driven campaigns are developed determined by client's objectives. Services include web development, graphic design, audio and video production, event planning, social media marketing as well as reputation management and branding.

Front End Web Developer
Zipline Interactive - 2014-2015

Translated designs to front-end code, estimated time, and determined developer requirements and specifications. Worked with creative and development teams on the execution of ideas and projects. Promoted and communicated new ideas, process improvements and new technologies to team members and leadership. Wrote maintainable, scalable, responsive, and cross-browser code.

Promotions/Radio Engineer
RadioSpokane - 2011-2016

Facilitated on-site public relations events. Set up promotional environments with station’s and clients’ branding. Interacted with the public to further clients’ branding message.

Ensured all content broadcast as scheduled. Assisted sports broadcasters with in-game content such as news, sports statistics and gathering key moments in the contest for highlight playbacks.

Inside Sales Rep
Web.com - 2007-2009

Inside salesperson working with small business owners from all over the country to solve Internet marketing problems. Used relationship-building techniques to understand prospect’s needs and challenges. Based on information gathered, provided solutions to overcome messaging issues.

Promotions/Account Executive
RadioSpokane - 2005-2007

Facilitated on-site public relations events. Set up promotional environments with station’s and clients’ branding. Interacted with the public to further clients’ branding message.

Cold called, set up appointments and met with local business owners to learn about their needs and challenges. With clients’ brand in mind, recommended options for marketing campaigns to meet goals. Our success was realized by reaching the correct demographic and constructing the right message when constructing advertisements.

Hobbies
Coaching Youth Basketball, Music, Art and Cooking
References
Available on request