Andrew Parks Resume

Andrew M. Parks 1827 Buckthorn Court, Troy, MI 48098 [email protected] (248) 515-­‐1618 OBJECTIVE A position in marketing, advertising, or management in which my education in marketing as well as my experience in graphic design, web design, social media, software skills, and passion in music and the music industry can help an organization achieve its goals and enhance its productivity, profitability, and creativity. SELECTED ACCOMPLISHMENTS • BBC Radio: Wrote, produced, directed, and edited a music video for BBC Radio 1Xtra radio station (London, England) representing the Greek national soccer team in the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The song and video aired on the radio in London, as well as got featured on the BBC 1Xtra official website and YouTube channel. • MTV: Marketed and promoted music video for original song which debuted #1 on the charts for most played of the day in late December 2012. The video also received play on mtvU and on MTV On Demand. The music video has amassed over 140,000 views on VEVO. • ESPN: Licensed four original songs to TV sports network ESPN for use on their hit show First Take with Stephen A. Smith and Skip Bayless. The songs aired daily throughout February 2013 and June 2014. • MTV On Demand: Promoted, marketed, produced, and directed original song and music video “True Colors”, which got added to MTV OnDemand throughout July 2014. Heavy social media promotion has resulted in the music video amassing over 148,000 views on YouTube. EXPERIENCE 2009 – Present: Quarter to Infinity Entertainment, LLC (Troy, MI) Owner, producer, hip-­‐hop musician and artist, graphic/web designer, marketer and social media coordinator. • Write, produce, edit, mix, and master original music. • Strong presence on social media has led to amassing over 60k followers on Twitter (account verified), over 20k ‘likes’ on Facebook, and over 1.5 Million views on YouTube. • Networking in the music industry has led to performing live at various hip-­‐hop concerts alongside artists including J. Cole, Kendrick Lamar, Gym Class Heroes, Royce Da 5’9”, Kirko Bangz, Chris Webby, Timeflies, and more. Also performed at events throughout the USA including SXSW Conference in Austin, TX, Sundance Film Festival in Park City, UT, the Vans Warped Tour 2013, the Jay-­‐Z & Justin Timberlake official after-­‐party in Detroit, the Eminem & Rihanna Monster Tour after-­‐party in Detroit, and more. • Features: As a result of in-­‐house marketing and promotion efforts, my original music has been featured on some of the most highly recognized hip-­‐hop music publications online, including XXL Magazine,, Vibe Magazine, The Source Magazine, Billboard Magazine, HipHopDx, RESPECT, and many more. • Licensing: Licensed multiple original songs to television sports network ESPN for use on their hit show First Take. Also had original music and videos broadcasted on MTV On Demand, satellite radio station Sirius XM Shade45, FuseTV, and more. • Collaborated with healthcare provider Omnicare to develop a theme song promoting health and wellness for use at their events. 2012 – Present: Graphic/web designer and owner of Created by Drew, LLC. Portfolio available at § Create, market, design and develop small business and artist websites, branding images and logos, flyer and promotional designs, CD jacket artwork, and more. § Enhance client’s presence online as well as better visually express who and what they represent to their customers. 2009 – 2013: Part-­‐time assistant/clerk at Peter Parks, Attorney at Law § Filed legal documents in court, organized and typed various documents and letters, handled phones and helped manage calendar. EDUCATION 2010 – 2014: Oakland University (Rochester, MI) Bachelor of Science in Marketing Oakland University School of Business Administration GPA at Graduation: 3.28 2006 – 2010: Avondale High School (Auburn Hills, MI) GPA at graduation: 3.89 SOFTWARE SKILLS Graphic / Web Design Video Production / Editing Audio Production / Editing Office Software