About.

Say hello to your new design partner.

Introduction.

What makes me, me.

Timeline.

A brief history of me.

Life in Syllabus.

A more detailed breakdown can be found at my LinkedIn profile.
2002 - 2005
Tertiary Education
Went to Fanshawe College of Art & Design in London, Canada to study graphic design and film.
2002 - 2005
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2003-2011
djchrisallen
Turned an experimental passion into a career, taking my love of electronic music from the bedroom to the club as a touring club DJ.
2003-2011
2007-2009
AVA Recordings
Started working as the general manager of AVA Recordings; the imprint of Grammy award nominated DJ/producer, Andy Moor.
2007-2009
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June 2008
Moved to Calgary, AB
June 2008
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2010-2014
Apple
Started working for Apple as a part-time retail specialist. During my tenure, I held the position of Expert, Business Specialist, and Trainer. I was also instrumental in creating the retail position of Expert, designing the Personal Setup sales strategy, and testing numerous products and services, many yet to be released.
2010-2014
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November 2011
Moved to Scottsdale, AZ
November 2011
2014-2016
Bad Elf
Began working as the director of marketing for a local startup that specialized in high-performance GPS hardware for iPhone and iPad.
2014-2016
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October 2014
Granted Permanent Residency to the USA
October 2014
2016-2018
Google
Contacted by Google and offered the position of digital marketing account executive. I worked as a consulting strategist where I partnered with advertising agencies and their qualifying clients.
2016-2018
2017-present
mrchrisallen LLC
After years of helping friends and local businesses with their design and marketing needs, I created an LLC because that's what my accountant told me to do.
2017-present
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2018-2019
phoenixNAP Global IT Services
Started working at phoenixNAP as a content marketing manager. I oversaw and managed the phoenixNAP brand through the company’s online, SEO, and social media presence.
2018-2019
Present
Today
Present

How it's done.

Tools of my trade.

Physical.

With the right tools, you can do wonderful things.

Computer
MacBook Pro
(15-inch, 2018, Space Gray)
Mobile
iPhone XS
(256 GB, Space Gray)
Tablet
iPad Air
(32GB, WiFi, White)
Network
eero
(eero Pro x3)
Speakers

Sonos
(Play:1 x2, Black)

Vehicle
Audi
(A3, 2019, Mythos Black)

*Not an exhaustive list.

Software.

Make the buttons on the screen look so good you’ll want to lick them.

OS
macOS Catalina
(10.15 Beta)
Design
Adobe Creative Cloud
(Photoshop, Illustrator)
CMS
WordPress
(Elementor, Divi, WPBakery)
Automation
HubSpot, Active Campaign,
Mailchimp
Advertising
Google, Facebook, Instagram,
Twitter
Communicate
Slack, Telegram, iMessage,
Zoom

*Not an exhaustive list.

Social.

Introspective extrovert.

Latest from Instagram.

Follow updates and new stories on Instagram. You’ll get a sense of how I spend my daily life and how I experience the world.

Everything else.

Twitter

7.6k+ followers

Instagram

8k+ followers

LinkedIn

800+ followers

Start working together today.

Reach out directly on the contact page to start a conversation. You can also connect through my social profiles.

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