Benjamin Parks has joined Internet marketing school Marcademy (http://Marcademy.com/) as its new chief creative officer. Marcademy is the
country’s fastest growing career training school where up-and-coming marketers,
Internet marketers and growth hackers learn Internet marketing first hand from world-class professionals.
In addition to his roles with Marcademy, Parks also leads interactive creative development for the Kansas City offices of BKV, a leading marketing agency. Prior, he was a web designer and developer for Barkely and senior creative, digital and social director for Jennings Social Media Marketing.
"Ben is a tremendous
asset to the Marcademy executive team," said Tim O’Connor, Marcademy’s
chief executive officer. "He brings a fresh, forward-thinking prospective
that I know our students will appreciate and go a long way toward our promise
to deliver an education outcome like no other – a clear path to a job.”
A graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute and Centriq, Parks specializes in web design and front-end implementation. He also has a background in web development and is Microsoft MCTS certified.
“What we’re offering is a different and exciting way to learn Internet marketing,” Parks said. “Internet marketing is constantly changing, so getting the chance to learn from those who are the industry’s trail blazers is an opportunity I wish I had had.”
Marcademy is establishing the “new norm” in how modern marketers enter the work force – with a practical, job-relevant education. As one of the fastest growing Internet marketing education schools for modern marketers, online marketers and growth hackers, the San Francisco-based school’s mission is to narrow the skills gap between traditional higher education learning and the practical skills and hands-on experience today’s employers are looking for. The intensive, 8-week hands-on immersion program is mentored by seasoned marketing professionals and dedicates the majority of learning to developing a portfolio of real projects for real companies. For more information visit http://Marcademy.com/.