Christian Connett

Christian was hired by my company to work onsite as a Project Manager for one of our clients. He proved himself to be a dependable, personable employee with a knack for bringing groups together [...]
Christian's knowledge of web based technologies is phenomenal. It is a great pleasure to recommend Christian because of his thorough knowledge in the industry. He is a hard working individual [...]
I hired Christian Connett and he did an outstanding job. With his management skills he was on time, creative and personable. I would highly recommend Christian for his expert services.
Christian is the best in the business and makes working on any project fun! I couldn't imagine working with anyone else when it comes to anything web/social media!
I'm proud to say that I had the pleasure of working alongside Christian while at KCWI-TV. He's hands down, the most creative and efficient webmaster I've worked with. His ability to work with [...]
If there is ANYONE in this building that can make a ROOKIE TV PERSON like me LOOK GOOD...It's Christian. His GRAPHICS and creation of my ideas into reality is what MAKES THIS SHOW POP! He is [...]
Knowledgeable and on time. Working with Christian continues to be a great experience.
Christian is an extremely valuable resource for me and my company. He is able to provide insight and sugestions that help to grow the bottom dollar.
Christian starts every project the exact same way. At the beginning. He asks smart questions, explores all avenues and then makes a salient recommendation -- based on what is truly best for his [...]
I hired Christian to not only build me a website for my customers but also to help me with my "Brand" and image. The most important variable of selecting and ultimately working with any vendor - [...]
Attends to details. Tracks your order for you so you know exactly when it will arrive. Highly recommend.
Christian is a results oriented expert with a record of achievement in the IT/Project Management field.
Christian is a hard working forward thinking individual. His knowledge of cutting edge web technology coupled with his creativity will take him far in this industry.
Christian is responsive, on the ball and quick to respond. He provides suggestions to add value to the IT moves we make.
I have worked on a couple of films with Christian and I have found him to be extremely hard-working and creative. He has always shown a professional manner and work ethic. Jack Reynolds, Actor.
Christian is a superlative web programmer. His in-depth knowledge of programming languages is excellent. His work is precise, and on time. He goes the extra mile to accomplish whatever is [...]
Digital Marketing Architect; Adjunct at DMACC
Des Moines, Iowa Area | Information Technology and Services
Summary

My expertise includes working with clients at all levels to aid in reaching the full potential of projects that include websites using research & requirements gathering, content strategy, information architecture, digital marketing, social media management, search engine optimization, marketing automation, content curation, responsive web development, and organic search engine optimization.

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Key Strengths:
- Requirements Gathering
- Information Architecture
- Digital Marketing
- Search Engine Optimization
- Optimization Strategy
- Social Media Management
- Responsive Design & Development
- Content Management
- Business Development

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Experience
Sr. Digital Marketing Analyst (2015 - Present)
Mercer

Digital Marketing and Analytics

Adjunct Faculty (2014 - Present)
Des Moines Area Community College

Adjunct Lecturer: Teaching, Tutoring, and assisting with Interactive Media II, HTML/CSS, Wordpress, and Graphic Design.

Digital Marketing Architect, Web Business Consultant (2010 - Present)
Christian Connett Consulting

Digital Marketing & Design, Socially Integrated Websites, Content Management, Information Architecture, Social Media Management & Marketing, Online Reputation Intelligence, Web Development & Hosting, Website Statistics, Google Analytics, and much more.

Content Management, Information Architecture, Responsive Web Design, and Optimization

Business Development (2009 - 2015)
CageView LLC

Strategic Consulting, including business plan, marketing strategy, brand development, digital marketing and social media integration.

Content Management Consultant (2007 - 2015)
Print Made Simple

Marketing and business development. Social media, business to business consulting and more. Webmaster, Content Management and Information Architecture.

Digital Marketing / Design Consultant (2012 - 2013)
KCWI 23/ KDMI 19

Website & Content Management, Social Media Management, Digital Marketing, Online Reputation Intelligence, Graphic Design for Web and Television

Web Business Consultant (2001 - 2010)
eSolutions Interactive LLC

- Manage Websites, Blogs, Social Media, and Online Reputation
- New Business Development
- Search Engine Optimization
- Web Consulting / Speaking
- Manage day to day activities of solutions
- Work with various clients, vendors, and general public on various web-based marketing and advertising projects

Film Score Composer (2003 - 2007)
5490 Studios

Web design, development & management. Writing & composing scores, music, soundscapes, and effects for 5490 Studios' Independent Films. Score credits include: "The Unrest", "The Ride", "Justifiable", "The Life of Death", "Dirty Little Men" and others.

Skills & Expertise

Web Design, SEO, Information Architecture, SMO, Social Media Development, New Business Development, Facebook, Social Media Marketing, Social Media, Project Management, E-commerce, Web Marketing, Social Networking, Web Development, Digital Strategy, Business Development, Online Reputation Management, Wordpress, Mobile Applications, phpMyAdmin, PHP, Google Apps, Photoshop, User Interface, Web Applications, Analytics, Web Analytics, User Experience, Graphic Design, Experienced Business Analyst, CMS, Content Management, Google Analytics, Marketing, B2B, Advertising, Blogging, Hosting, CSS, jQuery, Integrated Marketing, Brand Development, SEM, Marketing Strategy, Adobe Creative Suite, Website Development, Responsive, HTML 5, CSS3, Digital Marketing

Languages
  • English
Education
DMACC (2013 - 2015)
AAS, Web Design & Visual Communications
Activities and societies: Teaching, Tutoring, HTML, CSS, Content Management, Deans List, Substitute Instructor

Web Design & Development, Interactive Media, Graphic Design using Adobe Creative Suite (CC), Visual Communications

International Association of Project and Program Managment (2003 - 2004)
CPM, Project Management

Project Management, Project Planning, Business Analysis, Research

DMACC (1999 - 2000)
Management Information Systems, Business
Activities and societies: Deans List, Student Tutoring, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Studied Content Management, Graphic Design, Web Development, Visual Communications, Tutoring & Mentoring

Recommendations
Christian is the best in the business and makes working on any project fun! I couldn't imagine working with anyone else when it comes to anything web/social media!
Attends to details. Tracks your order for you so you know exactly when it will arrive. Highly recommend.
I'm proud to say that I had the pleasure of working alongside Christian while at KCWI-TV. He's hands down, the most creative and efficient webmaster I've worked with. His ability to work with sales, production and on-air talent is second to none. He understands every aspect of what is needed from each unique position. Christian understands digital media and most importantly, how to use it to grow a companies digital footprint. He is a strong asset to KCWI-TV and I look forward to seeing where his career takes him.
Christian was hired by my company to work onsite as a Project Manager for one of our clients. He proved himself to be a dependable, personable employee with a knack for bringing groups together to work toward a common goal. The most impressive thing about Christian is his sense of innovation. He is truly gifted in the "out of the box" style of thinking, and he has an instinct for what the future market will demand. Christian would truly be an assett to any individual wishing to utilize his skills in any capacity - you won't be disappointed!
Christian is responsive, on the ball and quick to respond. He provides suggestions to add value to the IT moves we make.
Christian is a superlative web programmer. His in-depth knowledge of programming languages is excellent. His work is precise, and on time. He goes the extra mile to accomplish whatever is necessary to complete the tasks contracted. I recommend him without any reservations.

Carl M. Burnett, CEO
Global Findability, Inc.
If there is ANYONE in this building that can make a ROOKIE TV PERSON like me LOOK GOOD...It's Christian. His GRAPHICS and creation of my ideas into reality is what MAKES THIS SHOW POP! He is simply AMAZING!
Christian starts every project the exact same way. At the beginning. He asks smart questions, explores all avenues and then makes a salient recommendation -- based on what is truly best for his client.

In today's world of one size fits all websites, Christian's commitment to actually building digital tools that will deliver on the clients' goals is a refreshing and smart departure from all of the wannabes out there.
Knowledgeable and on time. Working with Christian continues to be a great experience.
Christian is a results oriented expert with a record of achievement in the IT/Project Management field.
I hired Christian Connett and he did an outstanding job. With his management skills he was on time, creative and personable. I would highly recommend Christian for his expert services.
Christian is an extremely valuable resource for me and my company. He is able to provide insight and sugestions that help to grow the bottom dollar.
I hired Christian to not only build me a website for my customers but also to help me with my "Brand" and image. The most important variable of selecting and ultimately working with any vendor - is the relationship itself. With so many options out there, Christian made it easy. He was on time, personable, understood exactly what I needed, and then delivered. Done and done.
Christian is a hard working forward thinking individual. His knowledge of cutting edge web technology coupled with his creativity will take him far in this industry.
Christian's knowledge of web based technologies is phenomenal. It is a great pleasure to recommend Christian because of his thorough knowledge in the industry. He is a hard working individual that delivers the best solution based on the clients' needs. A+ in my books.
I have worked on a couple of films with Christian and I have found him to be extremely hard-working and creative. He has always shown a professional manner and work ethic. Jack Reynolds, Actor.