Brandon S.

  • Joined April 2016

I utilize writing, social media, web/UX and graphic design, and SEO skills to deliver digital stories that attract, engage, and convert.

  • Louisville, KY, United States
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Brandon S.
Louisville, KY, United States

Services

Categories

Content Design Copywriting Social Media Community

Experience

Summary

I have a degree in writing and worked as a writing consultant and editor at university. I managed social media for a local coffee brand before taking on a larger role at Kentucky Living magazine. My other skills include design, UX, and content marketing.

Work history

Social Media Manager/Multimedia Specialist
Achieved 2,800%+ increase in total social media audience and 300% increase in engagement in one year. Led web development team and expansion of four social media accounts. Managed digital advertising and partnerships. Total digital audience of 2 million.
Safai Coffee (formerly Java Brewing Co.)
Social Media Coordinator
Handled social media advertising, consumer education, and events.

Portfolio

Responsive publication website for Kentucky Living magazine

Responsive design with interactive visual elements. Planned UX for prominent content, user contribution, and integrated social media. Managed database with linked events calendar. SEO, Caching, e-mail subscriptions, HTML sitemap, and forms handled via JavaScript and Ajax. Doubled traffic in weeks.

Explore Kentucky website audit and reorganization

Assisted organization director in redesign of the Explore Kentucky website to better reach target audiences, recruit new supporters, and highlight the organization's mission, goals, and accomplishments. Handled UX design & SEO audit; design elements & navigation; email & social media marketing.

Education

Accreditations

Indiana University
BA English Writing

Skills

Skills

advertising blogging social media marketing content creation content strategy content marketing writing copywriting UX Wordpress

Tools

Adobe Wordpress Google Analytics Office Buffer Moz Tweetdeck Drive Slack Trello X-theme Yoast Topsy Facebook Advertising BuzzSumo

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 30hrs per week
  • Can commit to <1 month

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Gaming Media

What I read

Buffer blog, Convince and Convert, Hubspot blog, Content Marketing Institute, Inc, Fast Company, Entrepreneur, Kotaku, Destructoid, Wired, I09. Fantasy and science fiction, popular fiction.

Side projects

I volunteer for the non-profit organization Nerd Louisville as Content Strategist. I previously volunteered as 2nd chair of PR and Media for No-Kill Louisville.

Ideal team

I like small teams that are exciting, iterative, introspective, and positive. Trust and respect are paramount in all my personal and professional relationships.