Kyle D. Smith
930 N. Palm Ave #337
W. Hollywood, CA 90069
(310) 739-0469 Kyleds108@gmail.com
To obtain a challenging and responsible position in international business, specifically in the U.S. and Asian markets. My emphasis is to bring products and services to market, and to grow market share.
March 2008 Project Manager
–present Culture Fish Media, Guangzhou, China
Planned and coordinated major events, managed marketing efforts with print and online media, developed business proposals and solutions for key clients and business partners. Utilized comprehensive skills in search engine optimization and marketing to expand our client’s online visibility in China.
March 2004 Webmaster and Graphics Designer
– present QuickFormz, LLC, Tacoma, WA
Introduced QuickFormz to the Internet by designing, developing, and maintaining the company website. Initiated and created marketing and promotional strategies, increasing market share and distribution. As an independent consultant, I relied on strong self-motivation, goal orientation, and organizational expertise.
Nov. 2007 Project Manager
–March 2008 Dilettante China, Guangzhou, China
Successfully established a reputable American brand in the Chinese market. Responsibilities included brand building, coordinating marketing efforts, importing merchandise and raw materials, overseeing store design, and training and managing office staff. Reported directly to the board of directors. Relied on strong adaptability skills, discipline, and management capability.
Jan. 2007 Account Representative
–Dec. 2007 Expeditors International, Seattle, WA
Responsible for coordinating and facilitating the movement and clearance of freight between the U.S. and China for large corporate accounts with one of the most respected companies in the logistics industry.
Sep 2002 – Sales
Feb 2006 The Sharper Image, Bellevue, WA
Proven sales track record in retail sales of specialty up scale items to the public. Consistently exceeded sales quota. Demonstrated effective communication skills and ability to interact well with a diverse customer base.
June 2004 – Webmaster and Staff Coordinator
August 2004 Conrad Lee U.S. Congressional Campaign, Bellevue, WA
Planned fundraisers and events, set up campaign headquarters, researched district voting patterns, created campaign website. Recognized as a dynamic, results oriented team member.
Economics Degree from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.
Mandarin Chinese study at the National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Business training and internship at The Walt Disney Company, Lake Buena Vista, FL.
Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Contribute, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, FrontPage, HTML, PHP, CSS, JAVA.
Volunteer for The Seattle International Rotary as Event Coordinator (May 2004 – 2007)
English teacher and tutor for students in Taipei and Guangzhou.