D. Grignon

Freelance Ghostwriter & Jingle Writer

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Location:Miami, Florida, United States
Website: http://www.sonicbids.com/quanbrian
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/dgrignon
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QUALIFICATION SUMMARY

Highly motivated, results-oriented, Entertainment Business Graduate student with well rounded experience in studio recording, artist management and development, social work, mental health, and customer service. Demonstrates leadership, analytical, problem solving, and interpersonal skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

EDUCATION

Full Sail University Orlando, Florida
Business and Entertainment, Master of Science Degree

Florida A&M University Tallahassee, Florida
School of Psychology, Minor in English, BS Degree


RELEVANT COURSES

Business Finance, Executive Leadership, Negotiation & Deal Making, Digital & Mobile Marketing, Business Plan Development, Statistics, Product-Artist Mgmt.

WORK EXPERIENCE

May 2010 - June 2011
Florida State Hospital
Human Service Counselor III
• Provides residential / community support for forensic residents
• Provides skillful Service Plans , Implements future placement
• Assist in service team for resident rehabilitation

November 2008- May 2010
Apalachee Center, Inc.
Recovery Specialist II
• Provides support and resources to customers recovering from psychiatric illness under clinical supervision, and consultation
• Provides substance abuse services, education and support
• Provides appropriate crisis intervention, community placement

November 2004- Present
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital
Mental Health Associate
• Responsible for the safety and care of patients in facility
• Adolescent Guidance and counseling through group activities for children with behavioral issues, substance abuse issues, and mental disorders
• Assisting nurses with the aid of Mentally ill patients

OTHER COURSES OF STUDY

Project and Team Management, Brand Development-Business Storytelling, Advanced Entertainment Law, Entertainment Media Publishing & Distribution

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES

Assisted upcoming talent with booking promotional events to venues. Assisted with development and marketing of promotional sites for the purpose of exploiting upcoming talent

TECHNICAL / RELATIVE SKILLS

Microsoft Programs, Internet Marketing & Networking, SEO, Database, Excel Spreadsheets, Adobe software, Google Docs, Has performed Market Research and has written a Company Business Plan, Has performed local Artist Management. Has hands-on experience.

AFFILIATIONS/ ACHIEVEMENTS

College Achievement Program (CAP) Scholarship Award, June 2000
Who’s Who in American Junior Colleges, June 2002


ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCES

Assisted Artists with Designing Fan Pages and Social Networking:

• Facebook,
• Myspace,
• Twitter, etc.

Linked Artists with Venues:

• Gainesville – Soul House, Purple Porpus, Full Circle, Royal Blue, Band Shell, Skate Park, Shamrock, Common Grounds, Side Bar, D.B.S. Sounds (In Store)

• Tallahassee – Big Kahuna, AJ’s,

Arranged Radio Play/ Interviews for Artists:

• 88.7 WRSU FM Rutgers College Radio Show “The Blueprint Radio”

• 90.5 WANM FAMU College Radio

Assisted Artists with Preparing and Distributing Merchandise and Recorded Material:

LPs / Mixtapes: Merchandise:
101 Vibes – Thought Process CDs
Koalition – New Age Genesis T-Shirts
Quan Brian – Painfully Awake Venue tickets
TSP – We Ready Flyers / Posters

Linked and Assisted Artists with Studio Experience and Recording:

• Lifeline Entertainment
• Medusa Sounds
• Abstract Music

Some of the Artists I have worked with:

Kijofa Rashon Medllock Dillema Ms. G
Koalition Kuh Ture Mic Lo Quan Brian
101 Vibes Graph Pens Pyro TSP
Soul Born Maine Frame (Producer)
Skills (2) Rating
Ghostwriting
Jingle Writing