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Sean H. Smith

336-545-5819 2418L Lake Brandt Pl. Greensboro, NC 27455 Facebook: EcoActive Blog: LinkedIn: Sean H. Smith Multimedia specialist with 11 years of combined experience in marketing, brand management, interactive communications and biology.

Qualifications Summary

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Web-based marketing via social media, e-mail, and e-coupon distribution. Creating and improving client online presence with blogs, social networking, video tutorials. Managing client and customer relationships. Communicating with accounts to determine their business goals and provide solutions. Developing strong relationships and networks with high-level managers of multimillion dollar companies including Volvo Trucks and Landmark Aviation. • Experience working hands-on with exotic, wild, and domestic animals.

Technical Skills • • • • • • •

Adobe Photoshop Adobe Flash Adobe InDesign Adobe Illustrator HTML CSS CMS

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PHP Search Engine Optimization Analytics Final Cut Pro Various audio editing programs Microsoft Office/Outlook

Multimedia and Design Experience

BioDesign (Beta) Greensboro, NC Sept. 2009-present Designed and developed this website to act as a digital portfolio showcasing interactive media, photography, and animation talents. It also is the current location of EcoActive, an interactive and engaging educational site related to topics of biology and the environment. Implemented various programs to create the website including: HTML, CSS, Adobe CS4 (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator), Javascript, and Ustream Producer.

Earth University at LaFlor Liberia, Costa Rica Jan. 2010-May 2010 Down to Earth Earth LaFlor Member of production crew working with Earth University in Costa Rica, which educates students and institutions from around the world about sustainable agriculture and ecotourism. Aided in the creation of two new websites intended to improve the university’s online presence using Web 2.0 content. Primary duties included ecological advisor to the production crew, wildlife/scenic photographer, photo editor, audio technician, and website copy writer. Also assisted in the website’s design and video editing. Utilized various programs to create the websites including Adobe CS4 (Photoshop, InDesign), Soundtrack Pro, Audacity, and Final Cut Pro.

Sugar Rush Fudge Mebane, NC Feb. 2010-May 2010 Worked with a small team to create a new website and social media content for a small fudge company. Served as social media manager creating a Facebook fan page, product photographer, and assisted in creating a company blog.

Research The Effects of Multimedia on the Environment An overview of the impacts that the production and use of multimedia have on the environment. The paper takes a Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) approach to examining the waste and pollution resulting from the production and utilizatiion of multimedia, solutions to reduce emissions, and how it affects government policy. Is Good Science Reporting Extinct in Media? An investigation into why science doesn’t seem to be covered in regional and national news when there are issues of conservation of sustainability that effect us all. The paper tries to explain how old media and economics have affected the perception of science and limited the distribution of scientific information despite a growing demand for it by the general public.

Additional Experience

Branch Rental Manager: Enterprise Rent-A-Car Greensboro, NC Sept. 2002-May 2008 Responsible for the daily operations of 2 branches for the world’s largest car rental company. This included building customer loyalty and improving the company’s image through marketing, advertising, and promotions while improving branches’ customer service score from 72% to 87% satisfaction. Increased primary branch’s fleet size by 14% while growing second branch by 1300% through unique and creative marketing. This work was honored with a Annual Fleet Growth Award. Managed and trained multiple employees to aggressively market the company brand and employ high quality customer service.

Veterinary Technician: Stoney Creek Veterinary Hospital Whitsett, NC Feb. 2001-July 2002 Managed the laboratory, operating room, and kennel area. This included overseeing the duties of multiple kennel attendants, building relationships with vendors, and providing continuous medical care to patients including assisting in surgery. Additionally responsible for Doctor-to-client relations and educating clients and rehabilitators about animal behavior and ecology. Veterinary Technician: Lawndale Veterinary Hospital Greensboro, NC Sept. 1999-Feb. 2001 Provided advanced medical care to domestic patients while specializing in wildlife and exotic animal care, This was the result of knowledge in animal anatomy, physiology and ecology. Oversaw the duties of 5-10 kennel attendants and assisted in surgery.

Education and Training

Master of Arts, Interactive Media Elon University Elon, NC May 2010 Bachelor of Science, Biology (Concentration in Ecology and Sustainability) Elon University Elon, NC May 1998 Specialized Training/Professional Development Management Development Training I Greensboro, NC Feb. 2007 Management Development Training II St. Louis, MO Feb. 2008

Social Media Specialist of Biology Resume  
Social Media Specialist of Biology Resume  

Sean H. Smith's resume highlighting expertise in social media management relating to organizations in the biological sciences.