Manic, in theory.

Oh, hello.

     I'm Robyn, a _______________________

 currently working from St. Pete, FL.

Robyn Kurdas developed her passion for all things digital marketing when she was first asked to manage a social platform for Starbucks. She took to it immediately. Since then, she's worked with tens of clients and hundreds of collaborators earned a degree from ASU in Digital Audiences and interned for one of St. Pete's best boutique agency: Hype Group. Now she focuses her efforts on growing a social media marketing agency, Manic Theory, and continues her freelance work as Wix-exclusive web designer

EXPERIENCE

 

Social Media Strategist | Manic Theory | St. Pete, FL | 2015- Current

Transforming independent freelance work into a social media marketing agency launching in 2020 and serving businesses nationwide. Versatile creative work specializing in building digital audiences through social strategy, content creation and curation. Independent assignments included working closely with local media groups, art non-profits, galleries and other clients to bring creative digital solutions to their businesses. Works include photography, videography, graphic design, web design, e-mail marketing, social media strategy, brand development and print campaigns.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Brand Manager | Les Vixens Burlesque | Orlando, FL | 2019- Current

Manage and develop creative promotions from branding, digital strategy and social media marketing for the largest queer burlesque troupe in the USA.

Freelance Wix Web Designer | Wix Web Design | St. Pete, FL | 2018- Current

Featured "Inspiring Wix Designer of 2019," offering services to small businesses and entrepreneurs. Services include Wix exclusive design and development, custom graphics, photography, videography, search engine optimization and copywriting.

Intern | Hype Group | St. Petersberg, FL | Summer 2019

Assisted creative team, social media managers and brand managers with various marketing projects for clients. Consistently received recognition for creativity, talent and drive.

 

Barista | Starbucks | Lakeland, FL | 2013-2017

Certified Coffee Master and Barista Trainer. Utilized deep product knowledge to lead in- store/online sales initiatives. Hosted regular coffee tasting events, created repeat business by developing relationships with customers.

 

Barista | Starbucks | Elmhurst, IL | 2011-2012

Consistently recognized by management for providing superior speed, accuracy of service and salesmanship; won several awards for meeting sale quota. Resolved guest complaints. Reliable on-call worker for early morning shifts.

 

Shift Supervisor | Elijah’s Coffee | Elmhurst, IL | 2009-2011

Collaborated with manager create systems of merit and duty distribution, ensured delivery of efficient, high-quality service. Promoted to shift after 6 months. Customer service, speed and accuracy, superior cleanliness, organization, management and training skills acquired.

 

 

EDUCATION

 

BS Digital Audiences | Arizona State University | 2019

Study the impacts of digital audiences for commercial marketing. Training in social science research, real-time data analysis, digital audience behavior, multimedia content creation, ethics, law, entrepreneurship, project management, writing and public speaking.

 

 

Certificates

  • Google Ads Fundamental | Google | 2018-2020

  • Google Analytics | Google | 2019-2021

  • Viral Marketing | Coursera | 2018- N/A

  • Fashion Industry Essentials | Parsons | 2018- N/A

 

SKILLS

 

  • Digital Marketing Strategy

  • Lead Generation

  • Web Analytics

  • Photo/Video Production

  • Social Media Marketing

  • Emerging Technologies

  • Budgeting and Planning

  • Photo/Video Editing

  • Consumer Engagement

  • Brand Building

  • Content Creation

 

APPLICATIONS

 

  • Adobe: Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects

  • Microsoft Office and Apple: Pages, Keynote and Numbers

  • SEO, GSuite: Ads Manager, Analytics, Business

  • Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Youtube

  • Hoot Suite, Sprout, Later, Canva, Asana, Slack, Monday

  • WiX, Wordpress, Square Space, Weebly

  • Mail Chimp, Constant Contact

 

 

Brian Goding

Owner of Hillcrest Coffee

"Robyn has a rare combination of artistic creativity, professionalism, and conscientiousness. She is a passionate perfectionist about her work, but listens and is flexible to help meet your needs. A truly fearless and authentic artist regardless of the medium."

 
 

MANIC

THEORY

ROBYN KURDAS | PORTFOLIO