About Me

  • Name:Ben Martin
  • Address:Vankleek Hill, Ontario, Canada
  • Study:Seneca @ York | Humber
  • Degree:Digital Multimedia | Computer Engineering


  • svgMarketing
  • svgAnalytics
  • svgSEO / SEM
  • svgDesign
  • svgVideo Editing


  • svgMusic
  • svgTravel
  • svgHistory & Architecture
  • svgReading
  • svgDrawing


  • 2017 - Present

    METEC Metal Technology Inc.

    Marketing Manager - Vankleek Hill, Ontario
    • Spearheaded comprehensive marketing efforts, including trade shows, grant applications, permits, and foreign workers.
    • Drove new business development through dealer relationships, distribution networks, and effective B2B and B2C interactions.
    • Successfully executed a brand refresh initiative and produced/editing product images, videos, websites, print ads and magazine articles.
    • Launched an e-commerce platform with automated inventory management and shipping processes, resulting in a remarkable 567% web traffic increase and 351% sales growth.
    • Orchestrated multimedia content for marketing campaigns, optimized Google Ad Campaigns, and fine-tuned SEM and SEO strategies.
    • Managed two budgets, media purchases, translators, copywriters, development teams, programmers and designers.
  • 2002 - 2020

    Digital Influence

    Owner - Vankleek Hill, Ontario
    • Owned and operated a business for over 20 years, specializing in print and web design, computer repair, and project management.
    • Collaborated with notable clients including Microsoft, autoTRADER.ca, mySpace, Telus, Fido, Rogers, Astral Media, Bell Media, Dairy Farmers of Canada, Bombardier, Reitmans, Reversa, Yellow Pages, and DART Aerospace.
    • Taught Adobe software, including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • 2007 - 2009

    Amp'd Mobile

    Senior Print Designer - Toronto, Ontario
    • Mentored and trained new designers, organized branding project scheduling, and delegated tasks.
    • Led the creation and refinement of the Canadian brand, encompassing website design, billboards, posters, stands, and packaging.
  • 2005 - 2007

    Tribute Media

    Web Designer - Toronto, Ontario
    • Designed graphics and micro-sites for Sympatico MSN, Warner Brothers, Sony and managed content for various entertainment websites.
    • Streamlined video interstitials for online and produced a weekly e-mail newsletters.
    • Branding, graphics, and press releases for the movie "Shark Water"
  • 2000 - 2005

    Astral Media

    Web Designer / Developer - Toronto, Ontario
    • Led the re-design of MPix.ca, earning Gold recognition for design and art direction.
    • Created micro-sites, stream video interstitials, and generated graphic content for multiple channels.
    • Maintained and managed site updates, projects, and sales promotions while creating mini-sites for special events and contests.
    • Developed print graphics, posters, and page layouts for different publications.


  • 1998 - 2000

    Seneca College

    Digital Multimedia Technical Production - Toronto, Ontario
    Studies encompassed marketing, branding, design, layout, interactive media, analytics, video editing, 3D animation, print production, internet application development, audio editing, SEO, SEM, HTML, PHP, ASP and CSS.
  • 1995 - 1998

    Humber College

    Computer Engineering - Toronto, Ontario
    Covered computer hardware, electronics, PLC programming, circuit board design, C, C++, Visual Basic, Pascal, UNIX, networks, and database design.


  • 2013 - Present

    Knox Presbyterian Church

    Board of Managers & Kirk Session
    As a board member, managed maintenance and upkeep of the church and manse. Also, led the parishioners under my care as a Kirk Session Elder.
  • 2019 - Present

    Vankleek Hill Historical Society

    Vice President
    Planned and organized fundraisers, reviewed artifacts for the VKH Museum, and initiated a Heritage grant application for building repairs.


PHP & ASP45%
SQL / Database75%