Digital Creative Fellows

After 12 months of apprenticeship and rapid skill acceleration, apprentices who meet the requirements become Digital Creative Fellows. These fellows went above and beyond in their skill development and learning goals. They tackled electives and curated excellent portfolios over the 12 month apprenticeship.

Requirements for Digital Creative Fellows:

Maintain an overall grade of 80% or higher on projects and goal setting

Earn 3 certifications – in addition to Google Analytics and HubSpot Inbound

Read each fellows’ key accomplishments and click on their image to view their LinkedIn profile.

Cohort 3 – San Antonio

January – December 2017

Charlie Deese digital marketing apprentice San Antonio

Charlie Deese

Marketing Director at SPS DGTL

Key Accomplishments

  • Pardot Specialist Certification
  • Promoted to Director of Marketing at SPS DGTL
  • SPS DGTL Website Content Development
  • Interviewed by The Muse and Permission to Grow

Kim Doughty

Digital Marketing Specialist at SoccerZone

Key Accomplishments

  • Transitioned SoccerZone’s PPC campaigns to Adwords, improving avg. campaign CTR by 248%
  • Managed promotional partnerships with community organizations, brands, and influencers
  • Designed and managed two Squarespace websites
  • Became a certified Pardot Specialist and Scrum Master I
Wesley Haverlah Digital Marketing Apprentice San Antonio

Wesley Haverlah

Digital Marketing Strategist at Cattura Video

Key Accomplishments

  • Planned and executed a new SEO strategy
  • Created opportunities for customers to become brand advocates
  • Took on 2 freelance clients for marketing consulting
  • Surpassed lead generation estimates by 400%
Rachel Page Digital Marketing Apprentice San Antonio

Rachel Page

Digital Marketing Specialist at Supplize

Key Accomplishments

  • Implemented email marketing/monthly promotions for Supplize: increased subscriber list by 52%, and averaged an 18.4% open rate and 5.21% click-through rate
  • Was appointed interim marketing team lead in the absence of a Director of Marketing
  • Created a branding style guide, brand audit, content calendar, and social media strategy
  • Did a partial site redesign for Supplize and Dixie Paper Company websites
Sarah Stephens Digital Marketing Apprentice San Antoino

Sarah Stephens

eCommerce Content Specialist at Supplize

Key Accomplishments

  • Successfully integrating SEO into workplace practices
  • Expanding and discovering creative passions
  • Strengthening storytelling techniques to develop engaging copy
  • Experimenting with data analytics
Matthew Traywick Digital Marketing Apprentice San Antonio

Matthew Traywick

Director of Marketing at Cook Hearing and Balance

Key Accomplishments

  • The AdWords return on ad spend from both Supplize and Cook Hearing & Balance
  • Created a CryptoCalculator program
  • Set up the new CH&B website from scratch
  • Directed the virtual reality video for the IDDBA trade show

Cohort 2 – San Antonio

August 2016-2017

Amantha Hons San Antonio TX

Amantha Hons

Social Media Coordinator at Roger Christian

Key Accomplishments

  • Increased following on client social media pages by 154%
  • Developed social media ad and content strategies
  • Became Tableau Desktop Qualified Associate
  • Created social media and website reporting templates for client reviews

Christine Contreras

Senior SEO Manager at Gray Digital Group

Key Accomplishments

  • Created and streamlined all SEO onboarding and strategy processes
  • Developed and launched custom WordPress site
  • Transitioned clients to Google Tag Manager and implemented event tracking
  • Increased responsibility in role to include SEM campaigns and building landing pages

A.J. Ellis

Digital Marketing Strategist at Acemart

Key Accomplishments

  • Applied Pandas data analysis library to increase report depth and uncover strategic insights
  • Earned Salesforce Certified Pardot Specialist qualification
  • Became expert in Google Analytics to provide insight into user behavior on ecommerce website
  • Used Tableau to communicate data trends in an easy-to-understand manner

Jeff Goodyear

Digital Marketing Manager at PEZ

Key Accomplishments

  • Grew social following for Facebook by 45%, Twitter by 26% and Instagram by 59%
  • Lowered cost per result for Facebook ads by 33%
  • Optimized email marketing program and increased subscribers by 15K
  • Project managed two major software and website implementations

Carla Sinfon

Campaign Associate at Hostway Corp.

Key Accomplishments

  • Earned Pardot Consultant Certification
  • Became knowledgable in marketing technology and CRMs
  • Transitioned into a new role that required steep learning curve
  • Learned how to develop campaigns from beginning to end

Joseph Hwang

SEM Analyst at Pear Analytics

Key Accomplishments

  • Exceeded projected SEM revenue by 50% at the end of 2016
  • Developed an automated reporting process, reducing time by 75%
  • Created a file management structure improving time utilization by 80%
  • Earned Pardot Specialist & Scrum Master certifications

Sarah Davis

Content Marketing Manager at Digital Creative

Key Accomplishments

  • Learned HubSpot language hubl to build custom landing pages and optimize blog for mobile
  • Promoted to Content Marketing Manager
  • Redesigned and wrote copy for majority of website
  • Developed process for scaling apprenticeship curriculum and experience

Cohort 1 – San Antonio

January to December 2016


Reese Garcia

Director of Paid Search at Pear Analytics

Key Accomplishments

  • Promoted from SEM Manager to Director of Paid Search
  • Published work on
  • Developed SEM account management process
  • Managed PPC spend increase from $1M to $2.9M
  • Networked with PPC professionals, including Disruptive Advertising

Samuel Mills

Social Media Analyst at CalTex

Key Accomplishments

  • Implemented successful reputation management strategies
  •  Learned how to use Canon 5D Mark III to create high quality video content
  •  Designed, built, and launched email marketing campaigns
  •  Developed HTML, CSS, and Java Script skills
  •  Project managed website redesigns
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Marc Cunningham

Digital Marketing Consultant at Cunning Digital

Key Accomplishments

  • Learned HubSpot automation tools
  • Developed HTML, CSS, and JavaScript coding skills
  • Used email marketing to promote events and create brand awareness
  • Created blog promotion strategy to convert web traffic from leads to sales
  • Launched his own company

Victor Vo

Program Manager at Digital Creative Institute

Key Accomplishments

  • Promoted to expand company efforts into Austin
  • Earned Pardot Consultant Certification
  • Developed efficient lead nurturing system
  • Gained proficiency in marketing technology and CRMs
  • Implemented human-centered design strategies
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