Helllloooo. Marc Whitman here. Thanks for visiting my home on the interwebs.

Do you like lists? I love lists. They’re clean and succinct. I’ve made two lists to give you a quick glimpse of what I’m all about. If you see something you like, please get in touch.

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What I’ve Done:

EDUCATION:
Graduate of General Assembly‘s Web Development Immersive — a nine-week program in web development covering HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX and Ruby on Rails (view a sampling of my coding projects here or on Github) — December, 2012

Master’s degree from University of Chicago in Music/Cultural Studies (including an A+ Master’s Thesis on fan communities, tape-trading and online file-trading) — May, 2005

Bachelor’s degree from Cornell University in History — May, 2000

WORK:
2+ years of experience in product marketing experience
5+ years account and project management for ecommerce, digital media and music
5+ years of marketing management experience for brands, artists, and digital entities
5+ years direct experience in the music industry (labels, content mgmt, artist/mgmt relations, and concert/touring/ticketing)
2+ years of event management and sponsorship experience
7+ years of editing/writing, content management, blogging, social media, and site analytics

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What I Can Do for You:

Web Development
Beginning- to Intermediate-Level Web Development
–skills include: HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, Ruby on Rails, and Git Version Control
web portfolio
github profile

Product Management
Efficient, organized and effective product & project mgmt
–with broad knowledge of consumer web, music/media landscape, and blogs/publishing
–with ability to communicate across all departments (tech, PR, upper mgmt, etc)

Product Marketing
–Planning, rollout and user engagement for new features and programs

Non-stop Ideation and Brainstorming
–for new concepts, approaches, and product iterations

Marketing for Brand, Acquisitions and Retention
–for consumer web, subscriptions services, bands/artists
–to create and execute interesting initiatives across variety of web and social channels

Business Development
–for sponsorships, partnerships and technical integrations

Event Marketing
–examples: SXSW showcases and day parties, member/user meetups, etc…

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If you think my experience and expertise are a good match for your needs, don’t hesitate to contact me (email: whitperson at gmail). If you need a bit more information, check out my LinkedIn profile or grab a copy of my resume (PDF). That would make me smile…

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