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Craig Allen • Web & Mobile Developer

Craig Allen • St. Louis Web and Mobile Developer • Founder of NEXT PLAY
Self-directed, goal-oriented, enthusiastic professional with a passionate commitment to web design, digital media, mobile development and team goals. Skilled in the design, development, integration and production of websites and digital media.

Education & Training

2009-2010 | Specialist Degree | Columbia, MO

University of Missouri

Specialist in Educational Technology (Hours Earned )
The technology in schools emphasis area prepares you to use plan and implement advanced technologies in classrooms and other learning environments. Understand theories and perspectives in using technology to support teaching and learning; Use technology planning, management and integration in an educational setting; Build strategies that advance teaching and learning with technology.
2006-2009 | Master of Science | St. Louis, MO

Missouri Baptist University

Master of Science in Sports Management
The sport management program at Missouri Baptist University is designed to assist students in developing skills to organize, administer and facilitate sport programs at the corporate, agency, professional and amateur levels. Opportunities are provided to develop knowledge and skills relevant to the performance of these functions.
2001-2003 | Bachelor of Science | Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science in Business Education
The College of Education, Health, and Human Studies provides innovative, relevant, and experiential approaches that support, empower, and engage scholars and life-long learners who are equipped to transform lives and serve communities.
1996-2001 | Bachelor of Science | Cape Girardeau, MO

Southeast Missouri State University

Bachelor of Science in Business Finance
The College of Business and Computing engages students in technology-rich experiential learning to serve the evolving global business environment. As teacher-scholars, we advance interdisciplinary knowledge to graduate innovative, ethical and collaborative problem solvers, bringing lasting value to our region and beyond.
1992–1996 | High School Diploma | Farmington, MO

Farmington High School

The mission of the Farmington School District, in partnership with families and community, is to provide progressive learning environments that foster quality and excellence for all students.

Proficient Technologies

Awards & Honors

2009, 2010 | Farmington, MO

GIRLS BASKETBALL COACH OF THE YEAR

Presented by KFMO Sports
2010 | Farmington, MO

GIRLS Softball COACH OF THE YEAR

Presented by KFMO Sports
2012-Present | Online Publications

Featured Content Contributor

Team Snap; Social Media Today; Business 2 Community

Professional Experience

2001 – 2012 | 2015 – PRESENT | MISSOURI PUBLIC EDUCATION

Education Web Developer

Design, update and develop the School District website, as well as, develop web applications for student and educator use. Implement district Computer Science and Business Education curriculum. Coach multiple sports teams, including Varstity Girls Basketball and Softball.
2006 – Present | NEXT PLAY

Founder & Web & Mobile Developer

Design, develop and implement custom sports websites for schools, clubs, teams and leagues. Custom development of player profiles, league schedules and automated standings. Implement REST-API for team and league mobile apps, as well as, custom push notification triggers for each team and sport. Develop website dashboard for easy updates and mobile push notifications.
2014 – 2015 | NEW BALANCE LICENSED STORES

Marketing Manager

Define and execute the company’s marketing strategy and tactics to support its growth and revenue objectives. In addition to creating, overseeing, and implementing the marketing strategy, manage company collateral, website content, image, marketing promotions, and the customer lifecycle, from brand awareness and lead generation, to growth and retention.
2012 – 2014 | PARKER HANNIFIN SPORLAN DIVISION

Coordinator of Creative Media

Coordinate and assist with marketing communications activities to support the Sporlan Division sales goals. This includes a wide variety of strategic promotions including website content, trade show support, newsletters, public relations, mobile application content and collateral material development.
2006 – Present | Allen Media

Web & Mobile Design & Development

Allen Media specializes in the development, implementation and sustained success of mobile apps, digital media and websites for schools, churches, small businesses and more. We manage social media campaigns, business websites and day-to-day activities. Implement a presence on social networking sites including Facebook, Twitter, and other similar community sites. Monitor effective benchmarks for measuring the impact of social media programs, website analytics, and analyze, review, and report on effectiveness of campaigns in an effort to maximize results.

Certifications & Licenses

2007-2106 | State of Missouri | 9th-12th Grade

Business Education

Career and Technical Education
Certificate Career Continuous Professional Certificate
2007-2106 | State of Missouri | 9th-12th Grade

Business Education

Certificate Career Continuous Professional Certificate
2010-2106 | State of Missouri | Kindergarten-12th Grade

Physical Education

Certificate Career Continuous Professional Certificate
Craig Allen • St. Louis Web and Mobile Developer • Founder of NEXT PLAY

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