DANiEL WiLLiS

TORONTO • NIagara

Career Objective: Advancement in a scaling company.  Find the pulse of the Tucows organization and learn how to support it across departments. Bring skills in  marketing and product development; training and operations to the table.  Work amongst the most talented and dedicated teams as a highly skilled digital manager and communications expert. 

Daniel G. Willis B.A. (Hons), CIM

 905.341.7368

Email dgwpersonal@gmail.com

TL;DR A leader able to communicate a 5,000 ft view and ground level detail; Willis easily straddles the tactical and the strategic. His long list of qualities include subject matter expertise, outstanding authoring skills, domains knowledge, leadership ability, innovativeness, strong researching skills and the ability to manage change.

Highlights

Employment History

1991 - Current Multi-media Producer/Director
1997 - 1998 CD-ROM Story Board Manager
2000 - 2003 Curriculum Developer
2005 - 2010 Text Book Product Manager
2007 - 2009 Branding Manager
2009 - 2012 Business Developer

2013 - Application Developer 

2013 - 2018 Internet Developer
2018 - Current Domains Advisor

Education

Carleton University - Film Studies

1992 – 1996

B.A. (HONS) School of Studies in Arts and Culture

During the four-year program, I also earned 20 credits with the resident theatre company as a Director, Producer, Writer and Performer.

 

Today film and video are concretely used as a reflection of business, its culture and communication as a primary medium. 

 

Niagara College - Interactive Multimedia

1996 – 1997

Post-Graduate Certificate Interactive Multimedia

 

I first learned of Tucows following the academic year. Niagara College in partnership with Human Resources Development Canada selected 10 top graduate students to collaborate and create a 500 page state-of-the-art interactive CD-ROM to attract tourism investors to the Niagara Region. I was pleased to be tasked as the Storyboard Manager and contribute my skills in copy writing, videography, animation and graphic design. 

 

As an Interactive Multimedia graduate my skills are highly sought-after. Today, everyone is focused on new media theories and practices in a changing digital and media consumption landscape and I help.

Domain Support Advisor

Tucows

2018 -Current

Internet services advisor headquartered in Toronto. Providing simple and useful services that help people unlock the power of the Internet.

Owner

PUBLICITA Online Marketing

2013 -2018

Multimedia Production; Web Authoring, Media Consulting; Mobile Applications; Digital Marketing; Social Media Advertising; Photography; Graphic Design; Video and Animation; Copy Writing

Business Development Support Manager – Marketing and Communications.

Transcom WorldWide (North America) Inc.

2009-2012               

Publishing industry documentation, media producer for an audience of over 20,000.

Marketing Manager

NuComm A Transcom Company

2007 - 2009

Converting the brand and managing pre, post and ongoing sales process across various departments, meeting individual and group targets.

Marketing Coordinator

NuComm International

2003-2007

Responding to award and proposal requests. Authoring and editing. Event Management and a human resourses road show.

Corporate Education Coordinator/Facilitator.

NuComm Marketing

2000-2003

Designed, developed and instigated continuing education program for 7 campuses in Ontario. First Aid and IAPA too.

               

RELEVANT Publications

DANiEL WiLLiS

Animation:

Niagara Real Estate

Niagara Ride Share

Electromaax Conversion Kit

Story Boards (Download):

Bridges Community Health

Force Security

Gateway Niagara (CD-ROM)

Course Development (Download):

Nucart Orientation Facilitator's Guide

Nucart Employee Participant's Guide

Course Development (Print):

Project Management , Train-the-Trainer , Leadership , Sales Mastery , Email Customer Service and PC Basics 

Call Center Management , Business Writing Skills Call Center Supervision , Time Management and Microsoft Excel

DANiEL WiLLiS

Theatre Credits

Director

Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company, Ottawa

Executive Member - Artistic Director  

Studio Director, Woyzek, By Georg Büchner 

 

Real Productions, St. Catharines

Main Stage Director, Safe, The Old School Aids Play, By Health Works, Chicago

 

Thorold Theatre Company, Thorold

Executive Director – Treasurer 

Executive Director – Member at Large 

Main Stage Director, Father of the Bride, by Caroline Francke

 

TenFest, St. Catharines

Radio Drama Director, Trial by Cobra, By Anne Snead

 

Producer

The Old Courthouse Theatre Players, St. Catharines

Main Stage Producer, The Blanket Gift, By Daniel Willis

 

Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company, Ottawa

Executive Producer, Studio Series 

Main Stage Producer, A Hell of a Mess, By Eugene Ionesco

Main Stage Producer, What the Butler Saw, By Joe Orton

Studio Producer, The Empire Builders, By Boris Vian 

Studio Producer, After Magritte, By Tom Stoppard

Writer

The Old Courthouse Theatre Players, St. Catharines

Writer, The Blanket Gift, By Daniel Willis 

 

Performer

Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company, Ottawa

Martin, Balm in Gilead, By Lanford Wilson

The Character, A Hell of a Mess, By Eugene Ionesco

Dionysus, God, By Woody Allen

Mr. Buzz, Bartholomew Fair, By Ben Johnson

Old Lady, I Stand Before you Naked, By Joyce Carol Oates

Woyzeck, Woyzeck, By Georg Büchner

 

Thorold Theatre Company, Thorold

Captain Lesgate, Dial ‘M’ for Murder, By Frederick Knott 

Jarvis, Lone Star Love Potion, By Michael Parker

Clive Welby, Animal Magnetism by Simon Joynes 

Alec Bulthorpe, Key for Two by John Chapman, Dave Freeman 

 

Set Designer

Sock ‘n’ Buskin Theatre Company, Ottawa

Set Designer, LOOT, By Joe Orton 

Set Designer, The Empire Builders, By Boris Vian 

Platforms

DANiEL WiLLiS

Advanced: Enom Domains, Microsoft Office; Content Management Software including HTML; Multimedia Authoring Software (Audio/Visual); Adobe Photoshop; Salesforce CRM. 

 

Intermediate: Hover Domains; Microsoft ExcelAdobe Premier; Google Analytics and Webmaster tools HubSpot; Hootsuite. Adwords; Facebook and Google Advertising. 

Lifelong Learning: Agile with Atlassian Jira, Software Product Management Specialization

 

Website: www.danielwillis.ca

Facebook:facebook.com/publicita.online.marketing

Linkedin: ca.linkedin.com/in/publicita

Twitter: @publicitatweets

 

References provided on request

Daniel G. Willis B.A. (Hons), CIM

 905.341.7368

Email dgwpersonal@gmail.com

TORONTO • NIagara

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