Kenneth Shinabery

Marketing/Content Creation/PR/Art Direction/Influencer

Level
Senior
Location
Germany
Availability
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About me

CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR A NEW OPPORTUNITY! I am a creative from New York City that has been living in Europe since 2012. Prior to moving I worked both as a creative and in production management in film, television and advertising. After moving to Europe, I began working closely with the marketing and public relations departments at international companies such as Adobe and Wacom. This has included: Content Creation, Social Media, Community Development (online and offline), SEO, Copywriting, etc. I am well published having written for various magazines. Additionally, I have been a keynote speaker at conferences across Europe, where I have covered topics such as creativity and social media. Affiliations: Adobe Community Professionals Program Adobe Influencers Program DACH Adobe Generation Professional / Adobe Education Exchange Wacom Evangelist Curator of the Wacom Gallery on Behance BenQ Influencer Screen Actors Guild / AFTRA TechSmith Influencer Learn more by visiting my LinkedIn page.... https://www.linkedin.com/in/kshinabery/

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Skills

  • Art Direciton
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Social Media
  • Public Relations
  • Advertiseing
  • Writing
  • Community Development
  • Content Creatiion

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Adobe

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    Wacom

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      Imagine Publishing

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        The Lürzer's Archive

        Work history

        Currently

        BenQ Influener

        BenQ

        Feb 2019
        • Germany
        • Freelance
        • In 2012, I was asked to become an influencer for BenQ. So far this has included content creation, video creation, judging an Instagram contest and speaking at selected events.

        Currently

        Marketing Director

        Linearity GmbH

        Jan 2019
        • Germany
        • Full Time
        • In January 2019, I took on the role of Marketing Director for Linearity GmbH. Linearity is the creator of the Vectornator App for iOS. My core marketing principles are: Educate, Inspire and Entertain. I have a very community focused approach when it comes to B2C marketing and a creative professional approach when it comes to B2B marketing. Working for a company that produces a creative application allows me to also be creative! The position has also included creating an ad for the Cannes Lions edition of the Lürzer's Archive and setting up a booth at the ADC Festival in Hamburg.

        Currently

        Guest Lecturer

        Adobe

        Nov 2016
        • Germany
        • Freelance
        • I am a guest lecturer for Adobe Generation Professional and the Adobe Education Exchange. This has included creating original content and giving lectures for the Adobe Community as well as peer marketing through live demos. This is on-going.

        Currently

        Wacom Behance Gallery Coordinator / Journalist

        Wacom

        Jul 2014
        • Germany
        • Freelance
        • This is a contract position that I am working on from home. Duties include: Curating the Wacom Gallery on Behance, writing monthly articles that feature European artists, scouting talent, etc. Helped to develop and judge the 2015 Wacom Halloween and Winter Contests for Behancers. Curating the Wacom Gallery on Behance is still on-going.

        2017

        Instructor

        Adobe

        Feb 2017 - May 2017
        • Germany
        • Freelance
        • EMEA Instructor for the Adobe Generation Professional / Adobe Education Exchange course entitled "Digital Me." * This included instructing the live course for the European time zone via Adobe Connect. * Creating online content for the course using Adobe Video Presenter Express. * Peer marketing through live demos via Adobe Connect. The course was 5 weeks in length. However, I still fill in and help out with other courses when needed.

        2016

        Conference Producer / Planner

        Adobe

        Feb 2016 - Jul 2016
        • Germany
        • Freelance
        • In 2014, I worked with Adobe to host the Create Now Conference in Duesseldorf with 825 creatives in attendance. In 2016, I produced something similar... except I are added some new aspects including the Adobe Creative Jam, Adobe Make It Area, Virtual Reality area sponsored by Samsung and Behance Portfolio Reviews. All my skills in marketing, advertising, public relations, social media and even film/tv production management are coming into play. * Selected Speakers for the conference that will inspire the attendees. * Acquired teams for the Creative Jam. Teams included: Havas Worldwide, DDB, BBDO, Ubisoft and local design studios. * Acquired Judges for the Creative Jam: Jens Kellersmann (Head of Global PR for Wacom) & Thomas Junk (Demodern / Art Directors Club Germany) * Acquired 21 artists for the art gallery. * Found interactive elements for the attendees. * Foundsponsors such as: Wacom, Tombow, Pentel, Respawn, Wallstyle, etc. * Promoted the event through all channels of Social Media, and created a peer marketing campaign for the participants. * Moderator / MC for the stage show. If my background were not diversified I would not be able to set up a conference such as this. Being skilled in various areas relating to Mass Communications is something valuable and can enable one to really create something wonderful for the attendees.

        2015

        Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
        • Germany
        • Freelance
        • Guest writer for The Lürzer's Archive, http://www.luerzersarchive.com/en/blog/blog-detail/the-art-of-presenting-your-work-138.html

        2015

        Writer / Journalist

        Imagine Publishing

        Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
        • United Kingdom
        • Freelance
        • Writer for Imagine Publishing's Advanced Photoshop Magazine and Photoshop Creative Magazine. Originally, I was to write a 5 page monthly interview with an artist. However, because of my large network on LinkedIn... I was asked to take on two additional pages monthly to cover the news. In November 2015, I created a 10 page special on the Art Of Gaming. I featured: Rovio (Angry Birds), Crystal Dynamics (Rise Of The Tomb Raider), Ars Thanea (This War Of Mine), etc. For this issue I created a total of 17 pages of content. Imagine Publishing was later restructured when bought by Future.

        2014

        Conference Producer / Planner

        Adobe

        Feb 2014 - Jul 2014
        • Germany
        • Freelance
        • Worked with Adobe's marketing team to create a creative conference for Duesseldorf. The event took place on July 1st, 2014 at the Capitol Theater with 825 creatives in attendance. The event featured 15 speakers, interactive photo/video booth, art gallery and more. Aspects combined included Pecha Kucha and Behance speakers. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcuYILKF_vw

        2012

        Production Management / Art Direction

        Various

        Aug 2000 - May 2012
        • New York, United States
        • Freelance
        • In 2000, I began working in film, television and advertising in New York City. I worked both in production management and as a creative. This included everything from creating graphics for Nickelodeon's U-Pick Live to being the production coordinator on HBO's Down & Dirty With Jim Norton. In 2012, I relocated to Germany. I still maintain all my production contacts in NYC.

        Education

        1999

        Bachelor's Degree in Communication Studies

        Middle Tennessee State University

        Aug 1995 - Jun 1999
        • Murfreesboro, United States
        • Major: Mass Communications Minors: Art - Focus on Graphic Design Psychology - Focus on Advertising Psychology

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