My name is Brian Lee Adams.
I am seeking a marketing position where I can utilize my strengths and skills to produce positive outcomes. I am a Marketing Manager and Creative Director. My expertise is in Video Marketing, Graphic Design/Web Design, Email Marketing, Photography and Social Media Management. I am very passionate about my work, which has generated positive results. I’ve earned additional projects and business opportunities due to my ambition, dedication, results-oriented and positive attitude. I am a content creator and video marketing director with expertise in graphic design, video, and photography.
While working as the creative director and as an affiliate marketing manager for SmartADV from 2019-2020, I was responsible for designing email and display creatives and ensuring that all creatives and promotional methodologies maintain full compliance. Before starting at SmartADV, I was the media marketing manager for GrantWatch from 2018-2019. I was responsible for all video and media marketing material. Due to my efforts, the social media networks grew over 200%, while building and re-branding their crowdfunding website YouHelp.com. As the lead media specialist at Treatment Management Company I presided over the social media marketing campaigns, along with producing videos and photography for all websites and social media pages. Utilizing paid ad accounts and organic strategies in our national social media marketing campaigns resulting in a 300% and up to 1200% growth on all 20 social media pages for their facilities in 4 states. Also responsible for creating original daily videos, national television commercials campaigns, radio commercials, and website SEO. In July 2015 I started my own design and photography business called Concepts Media Company, offering my video production, website design, photography, and social media management skills. Before that in 2011 I partnered in a event video production company called One Concept Weddings. While media director for OCW, I directed and edited over 100 event videos. Subcontracted my film and photography services from 2009 through 2011 to Voacam Studios, filming web commercials for top female golfer Ainka Sorenstam, as well as “The Black Knight”, Gary Player, and photoshoots plus web commercials for Discovery Channels Sr vs Jr American Choppers Paul Jr’s “Fist Chopper”. While interning with Soamac I designed, updated, and performed SEO for websites, to increase web ranking and traffic. In 2001 I joined the United States Navy, achieving the rank of 3rd class petty officer, where I was instrumental in the sales and service Division. As the Divisional Training Petty Officer, a member of attack team bravo, and M14 ship/pier security rover, I would routinely extend my services to Mobile Security Detachment personnel assigned to guard the Northern Arabian Gulf oil platforms. I served four years and for two tours during both Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom, on-board the aircraft carrier USS Constellation CV-64 and guidance missile cruiser USS Antietam CG-54.
SmartADV – Creative Director
(2019-2020) West Palm Beach, Florida
As the Creative Director accustomed to accountable visual design, user interface and graphic production for the biggest advertisers and brands in the nutra, keto, cbd, dating, health and beauty, bitcoin/forex, and insurance verticals. Solid record of user engagement and click through enticement by means of innovative, concise and attractive design. As the Creative Director for Smart ADV, I was responsible for creating over 100 email and display creatives for the industries top advertisers and brands, while keeping within industry standards. Designed and coded many health and beauty supplement emailers in html/css. Creating weekly video marketing campaigns, to attract new publishers and advertisers, as well as promotion. Designed facebook and google display and video ads, for sister solar power, and life insurance companies.
GrantWatch – Digital Marketing Manager
(2018-2019) West Palm Beach, Florida
As the Digital Marketing Manager for GrantWatch.com and YouHelp.com I was responsible for managing the digital content, the creation of videos and video posts. Manage paid/organic marketing campaigns on social media platforms, and raise overall website SEO plus focusing on customer growth and retention with new display content and video posts.
Treatment Management Company – Lead Media Specialist
(2017-2018) Stuart, Florida
As the Lead Media Specialist for TMBH, I was in charge of their 20+ social media pages, and the media department. I created original videos twice a day and over 15 new video campaigns, marketing them on all social media pages. On a weekly basis I would stage an indoor photoshoot in our studio, or on location shoots to update the websites and create daily original content. along with creating television commercials, and radio campaigns. My overall marketing strategy resulted in a 300% to 1200% growth on all social media pages.
Concepts Media Company – Media Director
(2012-2017) Port Saint Lucie Florida
As the Media Director at Concepts Media Company I was responsible video production, photography, website design, and social media management. I created engaging video campaigns, while managing all the social media accounts and all paid or organic ad campaigns. Additionally the design and layout of the company’s 3 websites, search engine optimization, plus writing and marketing of each websites blog posts. Concepts Media Company.
One Concept Weddings – Media Director
(2011-2015) Port Saint Lucie Florida
As the Media Director for One Concept Weddings a high end wedding video and photography company servicing all of south Florida. I filmed and edited 100+ weddings and special events, and as a professional photographer capturing every kind of live event in stunning detail. Additionally I was responsible for a 300% sales growth offering wedding video and photography packages, while maintaining relationships with all the top event venues throughout South Florida. One Concept Weddings.
Voacam Studios – Digital Media Specialist
(2009-2011) Port Saint Lucie, Florida
As the Digital Media Specialist for Voacam Studios a digital marketing business development company in Port Saint Lucie Florida, I worked as a video production specialist and video editor, graphic design artist, seo specialist, and photographer. Creating original videos for golf legend Gary Player, and Paul JR. from the TV show American Choppers the “Fist Chopper”.
Soamac – Graphic Designer
(2008-2009) 593 SW Biltmore St. Port St Lucie, Florida
As the Graphic Designer for Soamac a digital marketing business development company in Port Saint Lucie Florida, that later became Voacam Studios. I worked as a graphic design artist, Website Designer, seo specialist, video production, and photographer.
Concepts Photography – Photographer
(2005-2008) 2889 Melaleuca Blvd. Port St Lucie, Florida
Concepts Photography is a South Florida based photography company. Specializing in Wedding Photography, Family and Senior Portraits.
U.S. Navy – SH Third Class Petty Officer
(2001-2005) San Diego, California
3rd class petty officer, instrumental in the sales and service Division as the Divisional Training Petty Officer. Additionally as a member of attack team bravo, M14 ship/pier security rover, ships barber, Line Handler, and Visibility/Mine Detail. Routinely extending services to Mobile Security Detachment personnel assigned to guard the Northern Arabian Gulf oil platforms. I served four years and for two tours during both Desert Shield and Operation Iraqi Freedom, earning numerous medals and awards along with a Letter of Commendation from my Fleet Commander.
BS Computer Science
Indian River State College
AS Computer Graphics & Design
2008 – 2010
Licensed Master Barber
2007 – 2008
Fort Pierce Beauty Academy
Professional Video Portfolio:
Video Production | Graphic Design | Photography | HTML/CSS/JAVA | Digital Marketing | Email Marketing | Affiliate Marketing | SEO/SEM/SMM | Adobe Master Collection (Photoshop, Premiere, and Illustrator) | PC and Mac OS | Microsoft Office Suite | Social Media Management | SMMS/CMS/WEB DEVELOPMENT
Awards & Medals:
Iraq Campaign Medal (ICM)
Apr 2005 – USS Antietam
Global War on Terrorism Service Medal (GWOTSM)
Feb 2005 – USS Antietam
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (AFEM)
Apr 2003 – Joint Chiefs of Staff
National Defense Service Medal (NDSM)
Sep 2001 – Secretary of Defense
Antietam A Award
Captain E.J. Quinn of the USS Antietam for knowledge and professionalism.
Letter of Commendation
Austrian Commander of Task Force 58 and Captain E.J. Quinn of the USS Antietam for outstanding performance.
-Professional References Upon Request-
Video Portfolio and Design Samples:
Display Creative Design
Business Logo Design
Social Media Post Design
Business Card Design
Social Media Video Portfolio
TMBH National TV Commercial
Grants for Women Entrepreneurs
Black Sheep Salon Commercial
Welcome To Serenity
Custom Stock Videos with CMC
Advice with Dr B pt3
Mentally Healthy with Lisa pt2
Rustico Business Commercial
Find Grants at MWBEzone
Living Healthy Body with Barrington pt2
Living Healthy Office Yoga Pt.2
Wellness Counseling Services
National Laboratory Commercial
Wellness Rec Center
Grants for Nonprofits
Social Media Management Tips for 2020
Hollywood Salon and Barber Business Commercial
How To Search Grants on GrantWatch