Benjamin Davidson

Benjamin Davidson

Work History

Work History

Data Entry Administrator

Kalamazoo Animation Festival International

Responsible for management of the KAFI e-mail account. Also charged with keeping track of and keeping information up to date in mailing databases.

Feb 2010 - Present

Director of Development

Learn, Inc.

Responsible for generating leads for corporate sponsorship and partnership at an educational corporation located in Michigan. In addition, charged with contacting leads and closing sales, as well as representing the company at trade shows.

Jun 2006 - Present

Program Leader

Kalamazoo Area Mathematics and Science Center

Created and delivered curricula for middle and high school students in the areas of computer animation, digital video, and web design. Provided tools only available in the open-source community

Note: This is a seasonal position.

Sep 2007 - May 2010

Promotions Designer

University Theatre

Responsible for the design of all promotional materials received from the Design Center. Also charged with the creation of posters, postcards, forms, and meeting other specialized design needs of the University Theatre.

Jan 2009 - Dec 2009

Marketing Consultant & Designer

Whole Art Theatre

Responsible for advising on marketing methods, as well as implementation of marketing plans. Other duties include creating designs for marketing materials and researching marketing strategy. Also responsible for grant applications for the 2009-10 season

Note: The Whole Art Theatre was officially dissolved at the close of 2009.

Education

Education
Sep 2004 - Present

N/A

Kalamazoo Valley Community College

Enrolled on-and-off for various special interest classes.

Activities and Societies: Phi Theta Kappa National Dean's List

Sep 2007 - Apr 2010

Bachelor of Arts

Western Michigan University

Graduated with Honors.

Activities and Societies: University Theatre Productions, Theatre Student Advisory Board, Theatre Guild Liaison Sigma Alpha Lambda, National Scholars Honor Society

Summary

Marketing adviser and design consultant, with extensive history in arts companies. Focus on brand management and print advertisement, as well as new media creation. B.A. (Arts Management)

Specialties:

Marketing, data management, print and web advertisement, Adobe design programs, new media design

Skills

Skills

Use of Adobe design suite

I use Adobe Indesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop on a regular basis to create materials for print and web. From advertisements to logos to web graphics, I have produced a great breadth of work.