I'm David Burroughs II, a graphic artist, self-transformation advocate, and digital marketing strategist looking for my next opportunity to be a catalyst for success. With extensive hands-on experience in the creative industry and natural savvy for customer service and social media, I am quick to learn patterns amidst trends, knowledgable of the latest marketing techniques, processes and strategies. Through real-life projects, voluntary opportunities, and personal projects, I have accumulated skills and expertise in a variety of disciplines. I am a creative thinker and innovator, seeking to work with a company that allows me to grow. Let's work together to develop your brand through meaningful content creation and a strong communication strategy.
- Brand Development
- Content Strategy
- E-Commerce (Shopify)
- Graphic Design
- Social Media Marketing
- Social Media Optimization (SMO)
2005 - 2022
Brand Strategist × Certified Life Coach
San Diego, CA
The Futureverse, home of the Dear Future Self™ blog, is a personal development website dedicated to self-affirmation, self-transformation, and self-realization. A self-help lifestyle engine that combines the power of self-care and self-expression as wearable audio affirmations.
As a brand strategist, my responsibilities include graphic design, social media strategy, social media management, customer service, information architecture, and basic proficiency with product-centric imaging in a Mac environment. There was daily use of Adobe Creative Suite design software, taking customers at every professional level from concept to completion. Notable clients include Jacobs Center for Neighborhood Innovation (via ETC Inc), Sony/BMG (see Tonex/Nureau/Battery Records), B.Slade, and Tisha Campbell-Martin.
2020 - 2022
THE SCHOLARLY SEWIST
Brand Strategist × Executive Assistant
San Diego, CA
The Scholarly Sewist is a modern lifestyle brand and social media movement that centers Women of Color in academia through fashion.
As a brand strategist and and executive assistant, my responsibilities include content calendar, graphic design, digital marketing, Google Docs, emails, order fulfillment, and personal errands.
2018 - 2022
PERFECTING GRACE CHURCH
Digital Marketing Consultant × Graphic Designer
Spring Valley, CA
Perfecting Grace Church is a Christian ministry that is not perfect but perfecting, seeking to empower others who acknowledge the same of themselves.
As a digital marketing consultant and graphic designer, my responsibilities include content calendar, graphic design, and web reputation.
TONY GASKINS ACADEMY / Life Coaching & Social Media
2015 • Certification
SDCCD NORTH CITY / Interactive Media Design
2007 • Certification
SDSCPA / Visual Arts
2001 • Diploma
Additional Information & Interests
- Proficient in Google Docs.
- Experienced in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator.
- AimLoan.com president’s "Values In Action Award" in 2013 (team player).
- Curating an Instagram account dedicated to women of color in academia.
- Graphic Design. Brand Strategy. Content Creation.
- Life coaching and watching movies in my spare time.