Curriculum Vitae

Josh Smith

Josh Smith

Mission Statement

I create effective communication using compelling writing, proper English, and thoughtful design.

Skills

  • Copywriting
  • Proofreading
  • Website content
  • Project management
  • Document formatting
  • Team coordination
  • Identity design
  • Photography
  • Cinematography
  • Graphic design

Software

Web & Tech

  • WordPress
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Stock assets
  • Mailchimp
  • SharePoint
  • Salesforce
  • Apple Shortcuts
  • Slack
  • Video conferencing
  • Mac suite
  • MS Office
  • Major social media

Adobe

  • Lightroom
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Xd
  • Character Animator
  • Dreamweaver
  • Dimension
  • Audition
  • Comp
  • Capture
  • Spark
  • Fresco

Google

  • Drive suite
  • Analytics
  • Search Console
  • Ads
  • Data Studio
  • Primer
  • Hangouts

Recent Work

Blog Article [1/4]

Mark Twain Cave Signature

Searching for Sam Clemens’s Long-Lost Wall Etching and Finding America

Two hundred years after its discovery, a cave made famous by Mark Twain’s cultural masterpiece, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, has finally revealed its greatest secret, and I had to see it for myself.

My family and I are driving from South Florida to the Pacific Northwest. My hair is still matted from camping overnight at an obscure but immaculate state park in Southern Illinois. I spend breakfast people watching at the town gas station where the unexpected rural hubbub is a new spectacle for this East-Coast traveler more comfortable in Asia than the Heartland. After two years abroad, my hope for this trip is to rediscover Americana—to see past divisive differences through to what makes America.

I’m sent a CNN article about discovering Mark Twain’s lost signature inside a cave. The nineteenth century American novelist easily places among the country’s favorite and most influential writers. Many of Twain’s tales of youthful mischief are set along the Mississippi River where he grew up. Mark Twain came of age in Hannibal, Missouri where he’s now the town hero. Businesses are named after his characters. Seventh graders compete to represent the town as official Tom Sawyer and Becky Thatcher ambassadors. And the bedrock of the town’s historical pride is the Mark Twain Cave …

Brand Identity System [3/4]

Website [4/4]

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Experience

  • 2017–Present

    Executive Director

    Josh Smith Digital Design

  • 2014–Present

    Senior Project Specialist

    ProEdit

  • 2010–2013

    Director of Marketing

    Executive Flyers Aviation

  • 2007–2009

    Writing Tutor

    Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University & Nashua Community College

Education

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Bachelor of Science, Aeronautical Science (4 years)

Minors: Business Administration, International Relations, and Humanities

Commercial Pilot Multi-Engine and Single-Engine Land, Instrument Airplane

Nashua Community College

Associate in Science, Aviation Technology (2 years)

Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate

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