Jacob Hodgson Resume
Graphic Design, Pre-Press Production, Color Correction, Packaging, Photography, Video Production, Editing, Pre & Post Production, Web Design & Development, Content Management Systems (WordPress & Joomla), Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Email Marketing & Server Management.
Corporate Marketing at Quorum Software:
( 3/2019 – Present )  Joined a software company of over 600+ employees and a marketing team of over 18 personnel in the Oil & Gas Software space. Building extensive digital marketing and event campaigns. Offering creative art direction, video production, graphic design, web design/UI/UX, SEO, photography, etc.
Founder/Creative Director at Marketing Houston Group:
( 1/2012 – 12/2019 )  Marketing Houston Group is a Houston-based Digital Branding & Creative Advertising company. We help companies in the Houston Metropolitan area build and maintain their Brands, on and offline.
Filmmaker/Creative Consultant at Hodgson Studios:
( 8/2005 – Present )  Worked with Houston-based clients/advertising agencies such as RMH (Results Made Here), The Hucksters, Idealogic Brand Lab, KTSU, Innova Design & Advertising, Barnes & Stonedale, Walker Entertainment Group, Yelp, Transwestern, Defender Network, ALC Church, Studio 713, McCarty BMX and Thompkins Marketing.
• Currently manage 3 Linux web servers with multiple client websites
• Setup and use Basecamp project management systems for internal/client use.
• Built, manage and train on social media properties.
• Design and develop CMS websites using WordPress and Joomla.
• Implement SEO strategies and keyword research.
• Design and launch email marketing and lead generation campaigns w/analytic reports.
• Shoot and edit video content/motion graphics
• Design all print collateral and presentations.
Multimedia Designer at InsurMark:
( 3/2012 – 5/2013 )  Design and develop WordPress content management systems. Shoot and edit video content and create email marketing material. Build social media profiles and implement SEO strategies. Launch and monitor lead generating landing pages. Build and manage dedicated server with multiple client domains.
Package Designer at Drake Container Corp:
( 1/2001 – 8/2005 )  Package designer and web developer for the leading corrugated packaging company in Houston, TX. Helped launch programs for clients such as Pennzoil, Wal-mart, Clorox, and Crayola. Used 3D/Photoshop renderings to cut costs of manufacturing corrugated mockups, and expedited client approval. Trained other employees and interns as needed. Built websites and flash presentations to support multi-million dollar accounts.
Web Designer at ComSpace.com, Inc:
( 6/1999 – 12/2000 )  Comspace was one of the largest website design companies in Texas at the time. I worked in a team environment as a Graphic/Web Designer. We created multiple websites and print material. I interacted with clients and programmers and met very strict deadlines. Maintained accounts such as the Houston Aeros, Chevron, Lyondell Citgo, WCSC Woodlands, and many more.
Graphic Design Intern at Patrick Advertising:
( 10/1998 – 5/1999 )  Worked on Houston Chronicle ads and helped the Owner and Art Director with tasks as needed.
The Art Institute of Houston, Houston, Texas
Associates of Applied Science Degree in Graphic Design – Graduated: June 1999
Dean’s List 3 consecutive times/Graduated with Honors.
Workshop in Flash animation.
The Art Institute of Houston, Houston, Texas
Digital Film & Video Production – (2008-2011)

Pragmatic Marketing Institute 
Pragmatic Marketing Certified - Level III (PMC-III) - March 2020