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Social Media Assistant

Baltimore, MD
February 27, 2020

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Vance Wood

*** *. **** **, *********, MD *****



Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

B. S. Computer Science (GPA 3.37) Expected May 2021

Minors in: Entrepreneurship and Management, Marketing and Communications, and Applied Math


Baltimore City Government, Department of General Services Baltimore, MD

Process Improvement Analyst February 2019 – Present

•Conducted 23 hours of user interviews to become an expert in, and document the hiring process

•Worked on team of four to develop, build an implement a web-based, improved version of the

hiring process which is now used by the whole agency

•Presented work to Mayor of Baltimore; the presentation was broadcasted locally

•Saw an issue with maintenance form data collection, so I independently wrote a Java program using a trigram model to sort data

•Created 2 marketing plans for recruiting young employees and increasing data analysis in city gov

•Implemented an academic credit internship program which now takes in 6 inters per semester

Down Baltimore, MD

Co-creator March 2019 – Present

•Down is a social media platform made to minimize the time it takes users to meet with their friends

•Design and develop the app (android version complete, IOS in progress) on team of four

•Won a $1k grant with the Spark Accelerator Program to further develop and launch to platform

•Spends 10 hours a week working on the venture through the accelerator

Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures Baltimore, MD

Commercialization Strategy Intern June 2018 – January 2019

•Performed product, customer, technology, and market analysis on faculty technological inventions

•Gave Johns Hopkins's official IP strategy recommendation for 26 inventions

MasT Analytics, LLC Baltimore, MD

Market Research Intern June 2018 – August 2018

•Created 52 marketing personas based on real world interviews

•Made 2 marketing plans, 2 promotional videos and a pitch presentation for a $50k grant


Johns Hopkins NCAA Fencing Team Baltimore, MD

Team Captain September 2017 – Present

•Spend 13 hours a week at practice, competitions, and doing administrative work

•Developed recruiting strategies which grew incoming class size from 7 to 14 in one year

NEST Strategies (Consulting Club) Baltimore, MD

Account Executive February 2019 – Present

•Lead a team of 5 in consulting for a real-world client 6 hours a week

•Have 100% client return rate thanks to work in SEO, social media marketing and rewards programs

Johns Hopkins Computer Science Department Baltimore, MD

User Interfaces and Mobile Applications Course Assistant January 2020 – Present

•Spends 12 hours a week grading, or designing homeworks, and teaching in android studios

Johns Hopkins Physics and Astronomy Department Baltimore, MD

Physics Laboratory Learning Assistant September 2018 – Present

•Teach data analysis in Excel and Logger Pro to peers in class 5h a week


Software: SQL, Java, C, C++, Linux, Python, Android Studios, HTML, JavaScript, HTML

Foreign Languages: French (Fluent), Spanish (Basic)

Other: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Illustrator, Canva, Lean Development

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