RESUME

The Officially Official Work History
In addition to the work history shown, I've spent my free time for about 10 years helping small business owners with their graphic design needs. I provide a full spectrum of graphic and web design services, while my key focus areas are memorable branding and websites, marketing materials, and event collateral.
Example Services:
- Flyers
- Brochures
- Logo design
- Website Design
- Ads (Print + Web)
- Business Cards
- Photo Retouching
- Photo Restoration
- Postcards
- Magazines
- Product Packaging
- Posters
- Trade Show Grphx
- Stickers
- Car Wraps

Education:
B.S. (Completed 2011)
University of Florida
2007-2011, Gainesville, FL

High School Diploma
Pine View High School
2003-2007, Osprey, FL

(incomplete)
Stetson University College of Law
2011-2012



Feb 2019 - Current

Big Daddy Unlimited - Gainesville, FL (remote)

Social Media Manager + Event Coordinator

• Assist in improving customer satisfaction via responding to reequests on various platforms.
• Observe social trends to determine content selection, scheduling, brainstorming, etc.
• Manage Facebook, Instagram, and Youtube presence and accounts.
• Host various video compositions featuring topics like sales, featured items, and contests.
• Collaborate with other social media partners to further the brand presence.
• Monitor and respond to social comments, complaints, suggestions, etc.
• Make dank-ass gun memes to make BDU followers chuckle.



Sept 2017 - Sept 2018

G T Distributors, Inc. - Rossville, GA

Assistant General Manager

[left to return to Florida permanently]

• Supervised 5+ employees in firearm retail, receiving, and warehousing positions.
• Kept up with market trends to determine product selection, pricing levels, etc.
• Managed all controllable costs to maintain profit.
• Managed store location’s inventory cycle counts.
• Posted job listings, conducted interviews, and assisted with staff training.
• Monitored service levels, customer flow, managed complaints and comments.
• Managed merchandising of showroom, product placement, proper signage.
• Placed orders for individual officers and LE Departments as needed.
• Performed measurement and sizing for officer armor/vest orders.

Mar 2017 - Sept 2017

Big Daddy Guns - Gainesville, FL

Sales Manager

[left due to a temporary move to TN]

• Managed daily sales and customer service in store.
• Created in-store signage and graphics for sales, ads, info, etc. when needed.
• Processed Gunbroker and online store sales, mainly drop shipping items daily.
• Directly supervised other employees and provided guidance when necessary for POS transactions, FFL transfers, 4473, ATF, NFA, etc.
• Completed all NFA paperwork (Form 4, Form 1 assistance to customers, etc).

Mar 2012 - Mar 2017

Shoot GTR - Gainesville, FL

Operations/Marketing Manager

• Maintained day-to-day business operations at the range and Pro Shop.
• Constructed graphic / creative elements for print and digital media.
• Developed campaigns that consistently increased social media engagement, range membership, competition participation, class attendance, and overall sales.
• Streamlined member management efficiency and reduce material cost.
• Directly supervised at least three employees (one in a management position).
• Maintained bank accounts, insurance policies, and ATF paperwork.
• Instructed various firearms classes.

Techy Skills

Design

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Photo Retouching/Restoration

Web etc.

  • Wordpress
  • Shopify + Big Commerce
  • Mailchimp
  • Microsoft Dynamics

Marketing

  • Funnels
  • Lead Magnets
  • Facebook Ads
  • Trade Show Promotion Work

Other Skills / Hobbies

  • Knowledge of LE Industry Gear
  • Knowledge of Shooting / Competition Industry
  • Certified Range Officer (NROI)
  • Pistol Instructor (NRA)
  • USPSA Competitor
  • Founder - Chattanooga Practical Shooting Assoc.
  • Match Director - Pro Am Shooting
  • Committee Member - N. FL Boy Scouts - Annual Sporting Clays Fundraiser [2014-2017]