David González

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Marketer, communicator and educator

David González

Freelance marketing consultant, educator and communicator, also available for tele-work positions.
Contact me, and instantly add 20+ year worth experience to your project, covering almost every possible subject relating design, content, communication and marketing.

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Educator
Communicator
Teaching business administration, business software, marketing, graphic design, and Spanish, on educational centres, on-site and online environments. Journalist/blogger, science communicator (Astronomy) and astro-tourist guide. Public relations officer, community manager, translator, copywriter and proofreader.

 

Designer
Manager
Print graphic designer, web designer, visual merchansider, shop interior designer, photographer, videographer, illustrator, and digital retoucher. Marketing manager, communication manager, event producer, creative director, art director.

PERSONAL DATA

  • Born in 1974 (Seville, Spain)
  • Current location: Gran Canaria, Canary Islands (Spain). Timezone: GMT
  • Own car and B driving license
  • Work status: self-employed (autónomo)

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mobile phone & WhatsApp (+34) 605 286 594
E-mail david@davidglez.com
Skype davidgonzaleznieto
Website www.davidglez.com
LinkedIn lnkd.in/NVKMUT

FIVE KEY CONCEPTS

  1. Expert “one-man band”, used to orchestrate complex communication projects, from planning to content production, community and event management, and communication/education.
  2. Relevant education: Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and Public Relations.  Three postgraduate degrees in Marketing Management, Business Management and Vocational Education. Additional studies in online marketing, graphic design, and education technologies.
  3. Proficiency in graphic and management software, including Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Excel, Word, G Suite, Moodle, WordPress, etc.
  4. Strong organizational skills, both independently and in work teams. Familiar with workflow methods (GTD, KPI). Accustomed to work with all sorts of clients, suppliers, and audiences (from kids to senior students).
  5. Bilingual Spanish-English and strong communication and public speaking skills in both languages.

 

EXPERIENCE IN EDUCATION

  • 2019. ICSE  (Las Palmas, Canary Islands, Spain). Practice teacher fo two months at this leading vocational training centre (Marketing and Advertising studies).
  • 2017-today. Temisas Astronomical Observatory (Gran Canaria). Science communicator and volunteer educator. 3-5 astronomy workshops per week in both Spanish and English.
  • 2002-2003. Ánfora Formación (Seville). Part-time website development teacher (two 360 hour-long courses)

EXPERIENCE IN MARKETING & MANAGEMENT

  • 2015-2017:  Promotur (Canarian Government). Content marketing consultant. Community manager, blogger and editor-in-chief of the official Canarian platform for LGBT tourism.
  • 2010-2015. Perfumería Europa and 5th Avenue (Gran Canaria). Marketing Manager for a chain of 14 fashion & beauty stores.  +100 employees. Turnover of 20 mill euro per year.
  • 2006-2010. Impacta and Grupo NTI (Gran Canaria). General Manager for a webdesign and online marketing studio, initially in serious financial trouble. After making it a profitable business again, I was promoted in 2009 to CEO of its group of companies.
  • 2002-2006. Freelance marketing consultant (Seville). Main activities: naming and branding, visual identity, copywriting for advertising, print graphic design and webdesign.
  • 2000-2002. Cibernet (Seville). Webmaster, including planning, content creation, design, programming and maintenance.
  • 1999-2000. Filma&Diseño (Seville). Packaging designer.
  • 1998-1999. Aldebarán Estudio (Seville). Creative director of this photo & design studio, with responsibilities in print advertising, brochure production and complex digital retouching.
  • 1996-1998. Dermoder International (Seville). Communication Manager for this cosmetics company.
  • 1997-1998. Onda Cero Radio (Seville). Journalist and co-presenter of one of the first Internet-related permanent radio programs in the country.
  • 1991-1996. Freelance junior graphic designer (while still getting my university degree).

LANGUAGES

  • Bilingual Spanish-English, including teaching, customer service and professional writing experience.
  • B2 certification at the Official Language School (EOI).
  • C2 certificacion to follow
  • Specialization: English for Art & Design, St Gilles College (London, 1997)

HIGHER EDUCATION

  • 2018-2019: Master’s Degree in Vocational Education, at University of Las Palmas (Spain).
  • 2018: Professional Certificate for Vocational Job Training (Centro Máster, Maspalomas, Spain)
  • 2011-2012: Master’s Degree in Marketing Management, at University of Las Palmas (Spain).
  • 2009-2010: Postgraduate executive course in IT Business Administration, at EOI (Las Palmas).
  • 1992-2000: Bachelor’s Degree in Advertising and Public Relations, at University of Seville (Spain).
  • 1991-1992: Pre-university studies at Europa International School (Seville, Spain).

ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

  • 2019: Moodle as Educational Resource, at University of Las Palmas
  • 2019: IT for Education, at University of Las Palmas
  • 2018: Astro-tourism guiding (official certification by Starlight Foundation/IAC)
  • 2018: E-Commerce in the Canary Islands (SPECGC, Las Palmas)
  • 2013: Digital KPIs (SPECGC, Las Palmas)
  • 2010: Community Management, at AERCO (Las Palmas)
  • 1994: Computer Art & Design, University of Cambridge (UK)
  • 1991: 2D Computer Design, CEI (Seville)
  • Several seminars and short courses in relevant specialty areas (3D, video, media market…), together with basic French and German languages.

 

COMPUTING

Expert/programmer level with the following applications:

  • Business: MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, G Suite.
  • Design: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.
  • Web building: WordPress, Prestashop, WooCommerce, Dreamweaver.
  • Multimedia: Filmora Video, Audition.
  • Online Marketing: SEO, SEM, SMM.
  • Education: Moodle, Google Classroom.

Other applications: SketchUp (3D) and miscelanous online teaching tools.

PERSONAL INTERESTS

  • Volunteer work: amateur theater actor (Mogán’s Municipal Art School), and member of several NGOs
  • Hobbies:  Astronomy, hardcore sci-fi fan, music composing, creative writing, and photography.
  • Other online activities: Wikipedia contributor, travel blogger.


Portfolio

This selection only covers some graphic design works. Please visit my curriculum for an overview of my non-visual skills.

Contact

(+34) 605 286 594 | david@davidglez.com | Skype | LinkedIn

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