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About Me

Jesus Cardoso_Marketing Stategist
  • Name: Jesus Cardoso
  • Specialty: Marketing
  • Phone: 805-890-0535
  • LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jesuscardoso

Professional Profile

Award-winning marketing professional with six years of progressive marketing experience leading profitable large-scale local/national marketing campaigns. Passionate about helping businesses grow through marketing strategies and multimedia content.

Full-cycle marketing professional with the ability to develop and manage the entire marketing process: Market Research, Project Management, Branding, Graphic Design, Web Development, Search Engine Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, Pay Per Click, Display Advertising, Social Media Marketing, Email Marketing, Video Marketing, Marketing Automation, Advertising, Media Buys, Public Relations, and Marketing Analysis.

My Professional Background

Work Experience

2012 February - Present

ONE Media Communications

Director of Marketing

•       Perform market research and develop marketing strategies for B2B and B2C clients to drive sales and brand awareness.

•       Consult senior leadership, present, and execute new marketing initiatives to innovate and improve product offering while improving internal procedures; design artwork, acquire images/music, manage print buying and media buys.

•       Manage projects/timelines, budgets, monitor marketing strategies, set up tracking systems for marketing campaigns and online activities, identify key performance metrics, and utilize Six Sigma methodologies to streamline operations.

•       Implement SEM strategically to drive improvement of marketing performance against benchmarks continuously.

•       Execute outbound/inbound marketing to drive online sales through lead generation programs and automation platforms.

•       Design and develop websites, administer SEO, SEM, Pay Per Click, Display Ads, and Facebook ads; analyze and report data on a weekly/bi-weekly/monthly and quarterly basis to create actionable insights and drive continuous improvement.

Key Contributions:

•       Increased sales by 30% and acquired The UPS Store as a retail distributor through outbound and inbound marketing for Nasabalm an organic product for irritated noses.

•       Researched Nielsen ratings to plan a $25,000 marketing campaign for TV and radio for The BroBasket gifts for men and implemented a social video strategy resulting in 36,000 views.

•       Conducted focus groups, developed, and executed new marketing initiatives to rebrand the City of Camarillo to drive tourism and hotel bookings for the 11 hotels in the City of Camarillo.

•       Redesigned the website, video, social media, and email marketing platforms for Days Inn (Wyndham Hotels) to increase customer experience and loyalty by leveraging market research resulting in a 15% increase in sales.

•       Managed and led a cross functional team to produce the UCLA award-winning video for the Bank of America Low-Income Housing Challenge beating other top contenders such as Stanford, USC, and UC-Berkeley.

2014 July - 2015 February

Oxnard Chamber of Commerce

Interim Director of Content Marketing

  • Wrote copy, edited, and designed marketing collateral, publications, event programs, social media content, website updates, and presentations for continuity of the Chambers’ voice across multimedia platforms.
  • Collaborated with corporate sponsors on advertising opportunities and networked with Chamber Members at at all levels.
  • Consulted and advised management on new marketing strategies and software to position the Chamber for growth.

Key Contributions:

  • Coordinated the launch of the Latino Business Conference; planned and executed the layout and design of the website, videos, event program, newspaper, and radio ads in English and translated them into Spanish for bilingual communications.
  • Consulted the CEO to enhance the Chambers’ online presence and launched the Oxnard Chamber of Commerce Blog.
  • Implemented video marketing and enhanced the social media platforms resulting in a 30% increase in engagement.
  • Produced 26 email newsletters and 6 printed newsletters with a circulation of 1,000.

2005 October - 2012 January

The Online Traffic School Inc.

Marketing Associate/Senior Lead Administrator

  • Analyzed sales reports, call volume, and CRM programs to integrate Pay Per Click campaigns accordingly.
  • Developed, optimized, and maintained digital marketing initiatives, managed pre-production, production, and post production for video marketing, and optimized videos with keywords for the web.
  • Tracked the performance of social media accounts, videos, and web traffic to improve marketing strategies for audience growth and optimization.
  • Monitored the productivity of the call center to identify customer needs and designed multimedia to resolve issues, automated business solutions to help the 24 hour 7 days a week customer service call center.

Key Contributions:

  • Led the production of 55 marketing videos resulting in a 25% decrease in call center operations and a 30% increase in lead conversions.
  • Increased premium subscriptions by 60% for the USC Alumni Directory by producing an animation video.
  • Developed the first Spanish DVD defensive driving course for the state of Texas.
  • Processed 50% more work due to excellent multitasking, problem solving, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills in English and Spanish.

2009 August - 2010 December

BET Networks/Viacom Inc.

Assistant to Senior Director of Operations and Director of Development Internship

  • Managed day to day business administration operations and produced timely internal/external communications.
  • Collaborated with Executives to select the appropriate content/pilots that aligned with the BET Network brand.
  • Updated and maintained the production schedule and distributed it on a weekly basis to various departments.

Key Contributions:

  • Designed processes to effectively track and analyze data on MS Excel for 10 television shows in development.
  • Maintained the script library, provided script coverage, managed the pilot library, tracked: media files, schedules, and reports.

My Education


2015 August - 2017 June

Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management

MBA Master of Business Administration, Fully Employed Program: Marketing

Coursework included leadership behavior, behavior in organizations, accounting information and control systems, and quantitative analysis for business decisions.

• Member of the Marketing Society


2008 August - 2010 May

California State University Northridge

Electronic Media Management

Coursework included mass communications research, marketing, statistics, media law, film production, international broadcasting, network program development, and audience analysis.

• Awarded Warner Bros. Scholarship

• Awarded the Honors Medallion for Excellent Academic Achievement

2013 December - 2013 December

Disney Institute

Disney Leadership Excellence

• Adapt time-tested Disney business insights to assess and improve organizations.

• Identify the personal and organizational values that drive a leader to carry out an organization’s vision.

• Establish an alignment of personal values and organizational values to enthusiastically support an organization’s vision.

• Understand a leader’s values-infused role in operationalizing culture-building and team support.

• Develop strategies to sustain an organization’s values and vision during turbulent times as well as good times.

• Build a personal legacy as a leader.

What I am good at

Skills & Knowledge


MS Excel90%
MS Word100%
MS PowerPoint100%
Adobe Photoshop95%
Adobe Illustrator95%
Adobe InDesign95%
Adobe After Effects95%
Adobe Premier Pro95%
Adobe Dreamweaver90%
Final Cut Pro95%
Google Analytics95%
Pay Per Click95%
Display Advertising95%


Bank of America National Low-Income Housing Challenge

15 May 2014 / UCLA Urban Development Graduate Program
Place: 1

Honors Medallion

12 May 2015 / California State University Northridge


  • Marketing Strategy
  • Market Research
  • Data Analysis
  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Public Relations
  • Media Buys
  • Marketing Analysis
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Adwords
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Web Design
  • Web Development
  • WordPress (CMS)
  • Project Management
  • Accounting/Budget Management
  • Graphic Design
  • Video: Pre-Production, Production, Post-Production
  • Photography
  • Studio and Outdoor Lighting
  • Office Administration
  • Sales
  • Customer Service
  • Copywriting
  • Scriptwriting
  • Pitching (presentations)

Some of my

Marketing Portfolio

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    University of Southern California

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    Pleasant Valley School District



General Description

The UCLA Urban Development Graduate Program annually competes in the Bank of America National Low-Income Housing Challenge. UCLA gave me full creative and marketing control to produce a developmental proposal for the competition. With only two weeks to write the script, lead the production, manage post production and put the story in a clear and concise manner I was able to help UCLA win the National Low-Income Housing Challenge.

Skills: Marketing Strategy, Branding, Graphic Design, Project Management, Public Relations and Video Marketing


Kern County

General Description

The Community Health Initiative of Kern County, a program of Dignity Health, is a community partnership working to provide uninsured individuals and families access to comprehensive health insurance. My role was to create a marketing strategy that integrated all of the complicated health insurance information into a simple to understand format that could inform thousands of patients. As a result, I produced a video to inform the public during clinic visits about the benefits of their health insurance in an easy to understand and entertaining video production style.

Skills: Marketing Strategy, Branding, Graphic Design, Project Management, Public Relations and Video Marketing


Boys and Girls Club

General Description

The Boys & Girls Club of Camarillo is open to all youth between the ages of six and eighteen, regardless of where they live or their ability to pay. To increase public awareness throughout the community I produced a video for distribution on the web, social media and TV.

Skills: Marketing Strategy, Branding, Graphic Design, Project Management, Public Relations, Social Media Marketing and Video Marketing



General Description

USC launched the Business Directory to increase business referrals amongst it's alumni. Unfortunately, sales were down and the university needed a fresh approach to inform USC alumni of the directory. After analyzing the situation I pitched the idea of an animation video to the Board of Directors. The result was a clean, simple and elegant video that aligned with the USC brand and target demographic. Skills: Marketing strategy, Branding, Graphic Design, Project Management, Animation and Video marketing.

Product Launch


General Description

Nasabalm is an organic nasal balm that helps to soothe sore, chapped and irritated nasal passages. I was asked to create a marketing strategy to launch the one of a kind product in order to introduce the product to consumers and retailers. As a result, I was able acquire UPS as the first retailer to distribute the product.

Skills: Marketing Strategy, Branding, Graphic Design, Project Management, Web Design and Development, E-Commerce, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Blogging, Photography and Video Marketing.

New Business

The Tan Salon

General Description

The Tan Spa needed a professional online presence to reach their desired target audience in the Orange County. As a result I conducted market research for tanning salons in Laguna Niguel. The marketing design and brand was inspired by beauty, the ocean and fashion.

Skills: Marketing Strategy, Branding, Graphic Design, Project Management, Web Design and Development, E-Commerce, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Copywriting, Blogging, Photography, Direct Mail Marketing and Video Marketing.



General Description

The Pleasant Valley School District (PVSD) is known for its cutting edge educational agenda. In order to create awareness of the great district the Superintendent, and Board of Directors needed to communicate with the community and professionals relocating to the Ventura County area. As a result a branding, marketing and education campaign was created to reach the City of Camarillo and surrounding cities. Six videos were produced to communicate the education, technology and faculty that make the PVSD great.

Skills: Marketing strategy, branding, graphic design, project management and video marketing.


Oxnard Chamber of Commerce

General Description

The Oxnard Chamber of Commerce was missing a professional social media presence. Inspired by the mission statement of the Chamber, entrepreneurship and the community it serves. I designed a simple, colorful and multicultural style that reflects the Chamber members.

Skills: Marketing Strategy, Branding, Graphic Design and Social Media
Social Media

Re Branding

Visit Camarillo

General Description

The Camarillo Hotel and Tourism Association wanted to rebrand the City of Camarillo in order to increase overnight hotel stays for the 11 hotels in the City. After pitching various logo concepts, slogans and marketing strategies to drive "heads in beds". The Board of Directors decided to go with one of the logos I created and the slogan "Come for the Sun. Stay for the Fun". The logo I designed was inspired by the popular attractions the City of Camarillo has to offer.

Skills: Marketing Strategy, Branding, Graphic Design and Project Management


Contact me

Phone: 805-890-0535 Email: cardoso.jesus10@gmail.com LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/in/jesuscardoso