I'm Ben Pope, my talents, skill and intuition aide in the success of your business.
Ben Pope's Bio:
-- About Ben Pope --
I began my career in graphic design nearly a decade ago and have loved every minute of it, from in-house gigs to freelancing. Aside from my day job as a Creative Director, I have been freelancing for projects ranging from web design to marketing consulting. I have worked as a technical illustrator, graphic designer, event photographer and (of course) creative director. I have experience with construction clients, nonprofit organizations, small businesses and automotive companies.
Advanced Skills Include: Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign, Premiere, Dreamweaver, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Wordpress [All Adobe products from version 7 to CC]
Ben Pope's Experience:
Creative Director at Advanced Clutch Technology2011 - Present | Lancaster, CA
Ensures branding continuity in print, web and video. Creates graphic design for printed and digital media including: packaging, product display, catalogs, brochures, tradeshow booths, internal signage, web banners, training videos and product commercials for broadcast. Performs web design, SEO, analytic tracking and reporting. Structures direct marketing emails with HTML coding. Delivers multi-faceted campaigns and promotions to generate proven results in both brand awareness and increased revenue. Other duties include: marketing strategy, social media management, photography and cinematography. Key Results: • Increased web sales with direct and retargeted advertising strategy • Increased web traffic with quality search engine optimization • More effective ad campaigns for target and niche markets. • Increased Facebook fan base by 175 percent in one year. • Main/most popular personality of ACT’s social media. • Measurable retail conversion results from Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus and Instagram • Strong publicity partnerships with sponsored race drivers from in-house photography and video production.
Creative Arts Director at Central Christian Church2008 - Present
Entrusted to fulfill a broad range of functions, both creative and technical. Successfully managed and coordinated graphic design projects from concept through completion. Collaborated with various departments to create visions, conceive designs, and consistently meet deadline requirements. Effectively built, motivated and directed design and productions teams and produced projects within budget limitations. Key Results: • Effectively re-branded four non-profit organizations. • Coordinated over 70 events annually, both private and community focused, which involved leading a team of approximately 50 people. • Outfitted and improved the quality of media and graphics production for CCC through departmental collaboration.
Owner/Operator at Artifex UnlimitedJanuary 2011 - July 2013
[Artifex Unlimited has partnered with Vanessa Green Designs to form Pope & Green Media Group] Artifex Unlimited is my personal platform that I use when I am contracted for freelance projects and consulting. Formerly bwPope3.com, I have expanded my brand to serve additional outlets in addition to graphic design.
Designer at bwPope3.comJanuary 2006 - January 2011
bwPope3.com has become Artifex Unlimited.
Partner at Pope & Green Media Group [PGMG]July 2013
Pope & Green Media Group was founded in 2013 out of a desire to provide small businesses with creative consulting services for starting, maintaining or enhancing marketing efforts. While the partners have worked together since 2011, they decided to make their combined freelancing efforts official and start growing as a company, under Pope & Green Media Group, LLC.
Ben Pope's Education:
Full Sail University2010 – 2012None
ITT Technical Institute2004 – 2006NoneConcentration: Computer Drafting and Design
Ben Pope's Interests & Activities:
interactive, designer, logo, design, graphics, photography, photographer, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, InDesign, Premiere, Dreamweaver, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Wordpress