Résumé

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

Pete Knowlton

Creative Director

Pete is a creative director and marketing master with speedy, consistent project and plan execution across multiple business channels, vendors, teams, and supply chains. He has worked with global audiences drawing on eight years of experience across many market segments. No detail is too small to get it done right the first time.

Performance Highlights

  • Developed startup company to $1.5M revenue in its first year and $2.5M revenue in its second year.
  • Redesigned a system to save 50% in overall company shipping costs.
  • Designed 25+ products with supporting marketing campaigns, going from concept to successful launches in multiple regions.
  • Managed flagship product launches on a global scale.
  • Launched 10+ websites including websites in foreign languages and traveled to those regions for research to maximize market penetration.
  • Managed employees across multiple countries.
  • Deployed multimillion dollar network and datacenter infrastructure upgrades in the education sector.
  • Directed training seminars in front of 120+ employees.

Chief Operations Officer

Strom Holdings LLC, WA, Feb 2015 – Mar 2018

  • Created and developed 9 flagship products from concept to execution increasing revenue to $2.5M by year 2.
  • Reimagined products from acquisitions to fit company thematic under tight deadlines.
  • Developed international warehouse operations and improved product distribution.
  • Designed, developed, and upheld company branding standards.
  • Collaborated across multiple teams and developed customer service tools, standard operating policies and benchmarks.
  • Directed new products development and marketing campaigns.
  • Managed website UI, social media integration, advertising, and customer outreach initiatives with design teams.
  • Created HR tools including performance evaluations, employee onboarding materials, benefits, and business conduct.
  • Worked within Adobe CC suite of tools and Adobe Acrobat to prototype, create, and review project concepts and marketing materials.
  • Proposed, maintained, and reported on project budget, status, and marketing ROI to stakeholders.

Director of Marketing

Northwest Vox LLC, WA, Feb 2015 – Jan 2017

  • Directed redesign of product sales tools to support re-branding and market positioning.
  • Developed customer service tools and operating procedures that lead to a 60% reduction in phone contacts to the company.
  • Directed website redesign, social media integration, and outreach.
  • Directed and delivered marketing campaigns spiking customer growth by 35%.

Web Design & Branding Consultant

Core Premise LLC, WA, Feb 2011 – Oct 2016

  • Complete logo design and branding services from concept to trademark.
  • Providing client guidance through design process and of marketing materials and sales tools.
  • Creation and execution of project plans including key deliverables and ongoing maintenance.
  • Deploying and maintaining Joomla, WordPress, 3Dcart, and WooCommerce infrastructure.

IT Field Tech

Central Valley School District, WA, Apr 2014 – Nov 2014

  • Resolved help desk tickets for five schools in Spiceworks.
  • Used Active Directory to manage computers, printers, users, and group policy.
  • Troubleshoot network, software, computer issues or outages.
  • Implemented ShoreTel VoIP system.
  • Successfully supported a 99.99999% uptime across all data infrastructure.

Intern Network Field Engineer

Ednetics Inc., ID, Summer 2013 – 90-day internship

  • Staged and installed new Cisco 3750X hardware for all buildings in Pasco School District 1GB to 10GB fiber internal upgrade.
  • Staged and installed Cisco 4506 hardware and wired patch panels in Eisenhower High School in Yakima, WA.
  • Installed Cisco 2960 hardware for POE – VoIP phones in all of Reynolds School District, OR.
  • Installed UPS APC’s throughout all IDC’s and MDF’s in Coeur d’ Alene School District, ID.
  • Installed VoIP phones & upgraded WAP’s in multiple schools districts.

Apple Business Development Manager

Apple Inc., CA, July 2009 – Aug 2012

  • Developed Apple business channel partners across stores, districts, and regions.
  • Achieved 20-25% year over year growth in Eugene, OR. This placed it in the top 5% in the region.
  • Built virtual sales teams.
  • Lead trainings and seminars for customers and employees.
  • Created and deployed strategic marketing materials to increase metrics and sales of EOL.

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Skills

Strategic Planning & Execution
Product Marketing & Branding
Budget Management & Forecasting
Product Research & Development
Key Operations Decision Making
Business Continuity
Supply Chain Management
Performance Management
Public Relations
Website Design & SEO
High Degree of Flexibility

Education

Eastern Washington University
Spokane Community College

Travel Documentation

Nexus / APEC
Chinese Visa – 10 Years

Extra Credit

OregonVoiceOver.com
Driving revenue to voice talents

BellevueQualitySchools.org
Successfully helped pass legislation.

JoJoJensen.com
Built to showcase a business.

MCRAweb.org
Business Conference

FurryUnlocked.org
Convention

Pete's Client Testimonials

Résumé

“If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door.” – Milton Berle

Pete Knowlton

Pete Knowlton

Creative Director

Pete is a creative director and marketing master with speedy, consistent project and plan execution across multiple business channels, vendors, teams, and supply chains. He has worked with global audiences drawing on eight years of experience across many market segments. No detail is too small to get it done right the first time.

Performance Highlights

  • Developed startup company to $1.5M revenue in its first year and $2.5M revenue in its second year.
  • Redesigned a system to save 50% in overall company shipping costs.
  • Designed 25+ products with supporting marketing campaigns, going from concept to successful launches in multiple regions.
  • Managed flagship product launches on a global scale.
  • Launched 10+ websites including in foreign languages and traveled to those regions for research to maximize market penetration.
  • Managed employees across multiple countries.
  • Deployed multimillion dollar network and datacenter infrastructure upgrades in the education sector.
  • Directed training seminars in front of 120+ employees.

Chief Operations Officer

Strom Holdings LLC, WA, Feb 2015 – Mar 2018

  • Created and developed 9 flagship products from concept to execution increasing revenue to $2.5M by year 2.
  • Reimagined products from acquisitions to fit company thematic under tight deadlines.
  • Developed international warehouse operations and improved product distribution.
  • Designed, developed, and upheld company branding standards.
  • Collaborated across multiple teams and developed customer service tools, standard operating policies and benchmarks.
  • Directed new products development and marketing campaigns.
  • Managed website UI, social media integration, advertising, and customer outreach initiatives with design teams.
  • Created HR tools including performance evaluations, employee onboarding materials, benefits, and business conduct.
  • Worked within Adobe CC suite of tools and Adobe Acrobat to prototype, create, and review project concepts and marketing materials.
  • Proposed, maintained, and reported on project budget, status, and marketing ROI to stakeholders.

Director of Marketing

Northwest Vox LLC, WA, Feb 2015 – Jan 2017

  • Directed redesign of product sales tools to support re-branding and market positioning.
  • Developed customer service tools and operating procedures that lead to a 60% reduction in phone contacts to the company.
  • Directed website redesign, social media integration, and outreach.
  • Directed and delivered marketing campaigns spiking customer growth by 35%.

Web Design & Branding Consultant

Core Premise LLC, WA, Feb 2011 – Oct 2016

  • Complete logo design and branding services from concept to trademark.
  • Providing client guidance through design process and of marketing materials and sales tools.
  • Creation and execution of project plans including key deliverables and ongoing maintenance.
  • Deploying and maintaining Joomla, WordPress, 3Dcart, and WooCommerce infrastructure.

IT Field Tech

Central Valley School District, WA, Apr 2014 – Nov 2014

  • Resolved help desk tickets for five schools in Spiceworks.
  • Used Active Directory to manage computers, printers, users, and group policy.
  • Troubleshoot network, software, computer issues or outages.
  • Implemented ShoreTel VoIP system.
  • Successfully supported a 99.99999% uptime across all data infrastructure.

Intern Network Field Engineer

Ednetics Inc., ID, Summer 2013 – 90-day internship

  • Staged and installed new Cisco 3750X hardware for all buildings in Pasco School District 1GB to 10GB fiber internal upgrade.
  • Staged and installed Cisco 4506 hardware and wired patch panels in Eisenhower High School in Yakima, WA.
  • Installed Cisco 2960 hardware for POE – VoIP phones in all of Reynolds School District, OR.
  • Installed UPS APC’s throughout all IDC’s and MDF’s in Coeur d’ Alene School District, ID.
  • Installed VoIP phones & upgraded WAP’s in multiple schools districts.

Apple Business Development Manager

Apple Inc., CA, July 2009 – Aug 2012

  • Developed Apple business channel partners across stores, districts, and regions.
  • Achieved 20-25% year over year growth in Eugene, OR. This placed it in the top 5% in the region.
  • Built virtual sales teams.
  • Lead trainings and seminars for customers and employees.
  • Created and deployed strategic marketing materials to increase metrics and sales of EOL.

Skills

Strategic Planning & Execution
Product Marketing & Branding
Budget Management & Forecasting
Product Research & Development
Key Operations Decision Making
Business Continuity
Supply Chain Management
Performance Management
Public Relations
Website Design & SEO
High Degree of Flexibility

Education

Eastern Washington University
Spokane Community College

Travel Docs

Nexus / APEC
Chinese Visa – 10 Years

Extra Credit

OregonVoiceOver.com
Driving revenue to voice talents.

BellevueQualitySchools.org
Successfully helped pass legislation.

JoJoJensen.com
Built to showcase a business.

MCRAweb.org
Business Conference.

FurryUnlocked.org
Convention.

Pete's Client Testimonials