Sean Klitzner

A Social Content Executive that maximizes skills in Creative Development & Production, Social Media Strategy, and Influencer Branding.

 

Experience

Director of Social Content – GSN, Santa Monica, CA - Nov 2014 – Present

Promoted to build a team of 4 and led them through strategic development, execution, and marketing of social media for original content and TV programming.

  Achieved year over year results in growth and engagement across platforms

  Directed creative content strategy and execution for groundbreaking second screen launch, providing additives to experience in show and during breaks for highly rated, weekly hour-long series; pilot run used as industry's official case study in content creation and second screen execution

  Built out the social content that helped contribute to GSN's highest rated original series, which led to the positive overall strategic approach for the company

   Generated highly engaged content through text, graphics, and videos, some of which went organically viral for the first time in the brand's history

 

Digital Content Executive Producer – GSN, Santa Monica, CA - Sept 2013 – Sept 2015

Created short form content for the Digital Content Division at GSN.

  Generated the highest engaged and highest rated original series for the company with 10 million+ views

  Produced the first live episode of programming featuring Loveline's Dr. Drew, Mike Catherwood, & Sam Schacher

  Shaped the format for content which became the benchmark for other programming in the department

   Grew the YouTube channel to over 200k+ Subscribers with 40 million+ total views

 

Digital Content Producer – YouTube, Los Angeles, CA - Nov 2010 – Sept 2013

Designed marketing campaigns and branded content. Ensured that all projects fit budgetary requirements, while maintaining creative integrity.

  Managed projects for Nintendo, Canon USA, and The Ford Motor Company, using innovative advances in new media

  Organized the creative behind YouTube's first ever creator sponsored initiative while onsite at The 2012 London Olympics, exceeding all KPIs

   Contributed to the launch of YouTube Space LA

 

Digital Content Consultant, Los Angeles, CA - May 2003 – Present

Trail-blazed digital marketing content strategies for emerging online brands, including Universal Music Group, Guinness World Records, and CollegeHumor.

  Successfully migrated clients to new platforms, always with a finger on the pulse with current technologies

  Launched trendsetting content created from Adobe Suite, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, Web building (HTML), and a wide selection of cameras & equipment, shared by the likes of Ryan Seacrest and Ashton Kutcher

  Wrote and mixed "The Sideburns Song", debuting at #1 on the iTunes Comedy Chart, Worldwide

  Developed a personal network of the most influential talent on the Internet including Glace Helbig, Glozell, and JacksFilms to name a few


 

Professional Affiliations

  ICG - Founding member of Internet Creator's Guild

  Musical.ly, Official Brand Host, US

  Playlist Live Director of Programming, Orlando, FL & Washington D.C.

  VidCon Special Guest and Consultant, Anaheim, CA

  SAG-AFTRA and AEA Member

   AdWords and Analytics Certifications

 

Education

Aug 2001 – May 2004
Dual BA Degrees in Film Production & Marketing
– University of Miami, FL