Matthew Sikes

" 405.306.4100 matthewsikes@me.com 502 S. University Blvd. Norman, OK 73069 www.mattsikes.com

EXPERIENCE
Lindsey+Asp University of Oklahoma | 2009-2010 Producer, Strategic Planner Worked on billable projects for local clients that included the Norman Police Department, Oklahoma Gas & Electric, Oklahoma Scholarly Leadership Enrichment Program, and the Nature Conservancy. • • • • • Conducted research, qualitative and quantitative. Developed and implemented strategy and worked in teams. Wrote creative briefs. Pre and Post production video for clients on location and in the studio. In charge of projects from start to finish.

SKILLS
Strategic Research / planning Experience with teams Writing briefs Client Relations Customer service Sales Technology HTML CSS Java Script/ jQuery Flash CS5 Dreamweaver CS5 Photoshop CS5 Final Cut Pro Advanced

Jeanine Rainbolt College of Education University of Oklahoma | 2010 Student Web Developer Assisted the Webmaster in the migration, launch and maintenance of the collegeʼs new website. Also helped in the development and launch of the collegeʼs social network, nTouch. • • • Expanded knowledge of the web and digital communication. Increased HTML and CSS knowledge. Learned basic Java Script and jQuery.

Capstone Course for Advertising Program University of Oklahoma | 2010 Media/Strategic Planner Worked with team for the client, WiFi provider Boingo. Met with representative from the company to gather information. The final product was success, the client was pleased with the results. • • • • • Used quantitative and qualitative data as research. Experienced how to work with others to come to a conclusion. Wrote creative brief, used the brief to develop strategy. Developed advertising copy from the strategy. Presented the copy and strategy to the client for the final grade.

EDUCATION
BA in Journalism | 2010 University of Oklahoma AA in Broadcast Journalism | 2008 Oklahoma City Community College

HONORS
AAF Most Promising Minority Student Honor Roll NY, NY | 2010 Outstanding Performance on OG&E Lindsey+Asp | 2010 Outstanding Performance in Video Production Lindsey+Asp | 2010 Outstanding Academic Achievement in Broadcasting OCCC | 2008

Clear Channel Radio Oklahoma City, Ok | 2009 Account Executive Intern Completed Clear Channel Radioʼs account executive training program, Clear Channel University. Attended meetings with senior account executives and clients. Attended status meetings on a weekly basis. • • • Learned sales techniques from account executives. Experienced face to face dealings with clients. Called prospective clients, set up meetings with account executives.