About Me

My name is Ben Martin. I am an enthusiastic and dedicated marketer, graphic designer, editor, content creator, and UX & UI designer.

 

I have more than 20 years of experience, and I have the skills and experience required to take your company to the next level.

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

Services

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

Interests

  • svgPiano
  • svgTravel
  • svgHistory & Architecture
  • svgReading
  • svgDrawing

Education

  • 1998 - 2000

    Seneca College

    Digital Multimedia Technical Production
    Branding, Design, Layout, Interactive Media, Video Editing, 3D Animation, Print Production, Internet Application Development, Audio Editing, Computer Hardware, Networking, and Programming.
  • 1995 - 1998

    Humber College

    Computer Engineering
    Computer Hardware and Architecture, Electronics, PLC Programming, Circuit Board Design and Production, C, C++, Visual Basic, Pascal, and Other Programming Languages, UNIX, Networks, and Databases Design.

Experience

  • 2017 - Present

    METEC Metal Technology Inc.

    Marketing & I.T. Manager
    Complete branding refresh including website, catalogue, product manuals, print ads, and literature. Produced and edited product videos and magazine articles. Responsible for grants, permits, work visas, residency, and all staff training. New Business Development including dealers, and distribution networks. Launched an e-commerce site with automated inventory and shipping. Increased web traffic by 567%. Coordinate and produce media for marketing campaigns, Google Ad Campaign optimization, SEM, and SEO tweaking. Manage two budgets, media buys, SWAG, translators, copywriters, development team, designers, and trainers. Entertained clients and quoted inside sales.
  • 2002 - 2020

    Digital Influence

    Owner
    Owned and operated business for over 20 years: Print and web design as well as computer repair. Managed translators, programmers, designers and content developers. Worked with Microsoft - Bing and Hotmail.ca’s launch campaign. autoTRADER.ca - website, microsites, TV loops. mySpace - microsites and CSS. Telus - newsletter and micro-site, Fido & Rogers -banners and graphics for mobile portal, Astral Media / Bell Media – website maintenance TMN.ca, Mpix.ca, Viewerschoice.ca, Family.ca. Created TV screens for ITV channels and direct mail postcards. Dairy Farmers of Canada - microsite, Bombardier - annual report and media invites. Reitmans - banners and subway TV ads. Reversa - site updates. Yellow Pages - microsites. DART Aerospace - teaching:Adobe software including Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.
  • 2007 - 2009

    Amp'd Mobile

    Senior Print Designer
    Trained new designers, organized branding project scheduling, and assigned tasks to project staff. Creating and refining the Canadian brand as well as website, billboards, posters, stands and packaging.
  • 2005 - 2007

    Tribute Media

    Web Designer
    Created graphics and micro-sites for Sympatico MSN as well as create content for tribute.ca, enprimeur.ca, empiretheatres.com, sonypictures.ca, www.warnerbroscanada.com. Stream video to flash, and created weekly newsletter. Branding, graphics and press releases for the movie Shark Water.
  • 2000 - 2005

    Astral Media

    Web Designer / Developer
    Design micro-sites, stream video interstitials and create graphic content for Super Ecran, The Movie Network, MPix, Viewers Choice, Canal Indigo and Family Channel. Led the MPix.ca site re-design and won gold for design and art direction from the Digital Broadcaster Association. Maintained, updated and managed projects and sales promotions on sites, as well as created minisites for special events and contests using PHP and MySql. Created print graphics, posters and page layouts, including full-page ads in The Star, Globe and Mail, Starweek Magazine, Communicator, T.V. Guide and Play Back magazine.

Programming

HTML & CSS95%
PHP & ASP45%
SQL / Database75%

Language

English97%
French55%

Partners

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