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Kenneth Shinabery

Content Creation / PR / Art Direction

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  • LevelSenior
  • LocationGermany
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  • ProfessionsArt Director - Public Relations Manager - Social Media Manager

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About me

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 Screen Actors Guild / AFTRA 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

Work history

Currently

Guest Lecturer

Adobe

Nov 2016
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

Guest Writer

The Lürzer's Archive

Jul 2015 - Jul 2015
  • 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 Publisihing

Feb 2015 - Dec 2015
  • 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
  • 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, TN, USA
  • Major: Mass Communications Minors: Art - Focus on Graphic Design Psychology - Focus on Advertising Psychology