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Steve Baric

Editor at Man Sphere Media

Port Hope, ON

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Creative digital arts and media professional with a flair for technologically-driven work requiring creative 
design or content. Logical, analytical, and practical; stimulated by intellectual or conceptual problems. 
 
Available to travel and able to adapt to new environments and situations. Thrives in deadline-driven 
environments and committed to project success at any level of contribution. Always maintains a good 
sense of humour under pressure.

Work Experience

Editor

Man Sphere Media
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Port Hope, ON
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June 2011 to Present

• Build and maintain websites (Wordpress and Blogger CMS, Photoshop, HTML, CSS), and content distribution networks; 
• Research and write content in a variety of subject areas related to reader interest; 
• Source and manage text, image, and video content, including departmental contributors; 
• Establish community and market visibility through social media networks (Twitter, Facebook, 
LinkedIn), keyword research and analysis for SEO, SEM campaigns; 
S. Baric 905.885.5513 
 
• Contact and engage celebrities for interviews; 
• Organize, schedule, cost, and execute photography sessions and production for special print 
projects.

Graphic Designer & Content Editor

Man Sphere Media
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September 2011 to December 2011

Syber Studios, Peterborough ON 
• Composed graphic design and layout for client websites, logos, product representations and printables according to client specifications and brand strategies; 
• Designed custom Facebook and social media pages to support client branding initiatives; 
• Provided content development and editorial services on task; 
• Consulted with clients and management on social media and optimization strategies; 
• Created HTML markup for Wordpress CMS back office applications.

Professor

Sir Sandford Fleming College, Peterborough
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Cobourg, ON
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2010 to 2011

• Provided classroom instruction and leadership for careers and trades courses; 
• Performed individual and group evaluations on a daily basis; 
• Designed and implemented extensive record keeping for grading; 
• Maintained internet-based and hybrid course materials; 
• Prepared and managed learning resources and assignments; 
• Consulted monthly with department chairs and the Dean; 
• Presented complex information to adult learners using a variety of presentation technologies.

Classical Music Critic

The Chronicle-Journal
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Thunder Bay, ON
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2002 to 2008

• Researched and prepared expert reviews of key concert series concerts and presentations; 
• Provided expert reviews of recordings of local and regional interest on assignment; 
• Consistently met next-day publication deadlines with original and engaging content.

Education

Bachelor of Arts

Lakehead University -
Thunder Bay, ON

Skills

graphic design, content development, content editing, website design, web development, internet marketing, social media

Additional Information

Specialties 
 
• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and OpenOffice.org (Writer, Calc, Impress) 
• Adobe Creative Suite 5 (Photoshop, InDesign, Audition, Illustrator, Dreamweaver); 
• Multimedia & print presentations, especially Windows-based presentation systems; 
• Demonstrated creativity and documented immersion in social media, including Facebook, Twitter, 
YouTube, and LinkedIn; social media management systems, including Hootsuite; 
• Experience sourcing and managing content development and publishing; 
• Keyword research and analysis using Google, Google Adwords tools, and Market Samurai; 
• Inbound internet marketing using feeds, Hubspot, article marketing, cross-blogging, forums and 
discussions, and email marketing; 
• Interpretation of analytics data (Google Analytics, Wordpress SEO, Wordpress Site Stats); 
• High degree of communications skills and literacy; creative & professional writing to suit a wide 
variety of audiences; 
• Team-based project work; 
• Exceptional organizational skills.