Christian Martinez

Christian Martinez

Chicago, IL, US



I am young, energetic, organized, focused, self-reliant, self starting and willing to learn any skills I don't possess. I am ready to put in the effort needed to complete any task assigned or any self-imposed personal goal.


Barnes & Noble, New York, NY, US, Marketing Intern

NOOK Media

Research and analysis of competitor products and marketing initiatives, copywriting and editing for Nook website, PA for video shoot. Worked with product teams in research for special projects an in social media marketing programs Assisted marketing group in kick-off of Hispanic Month including website editing, copywriting press releases and consumer emails, etc.

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013

Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide, Shanghai, CN, Administrative Assistant

Researched Asia Markets luxury goods and life style: Japan, Korea, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Taiwan, Singapore and others, prepared findings and analysis presentations. Analyzed Taiwan- specific purchasing motivation. Assisted development of marketing and brand awareness strategies using Asia- specific social media marketing tools for InterContinental Hotels Group.

Aug 2012 - Sep 2012

The University of Chicago Booth Business School, Chicago, IL, US, Research Assistant

Research Assistant for Dr. Amir Sufi, Professor of Finance. Researched patterns of geographic distribution of income, durable goods purchases, mortgage loans and other consumer debt.

Jan 2011 - Jun 2012

Big Fuel Communications LLC, New York, NY, US, Marketing Intern

Intern at a full-service social media-marketing agency. Created client pitches, composed and designed power point presentations, updated various contact lists, assisted marketing staff-research and contact sourcing.

Jun 2011 - Sep 2011

Apex Exposure Inc, Brooklyn, NY, US, Marketing Intern

Intern at Internet marketing agency. Coordinated Twitter and Facebook advertising, liaison for Chinese shipping, assisted in (c)(3) application.

Jun 2010 - Sep 2010


The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, US, Bachelors, East Asian Languages and Civilizations

The Department of East Asian Languages and Civilizations (EALC) offers a BA program in East Asian studies that introduces students to the traditional and modern civilizations of China, Japan, and Korea, and provides them with the opportunity to achieve a basic reading and speaking knowledge of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean. This program is interdisciplinary and students may take relevant courses in both the humanities and the social sciences.

In additional to 6 years of Mandarin Chinese, and 1 year of Japanese, I have taken several history classes concerned with China, Japan, and Korea. I have been certified as Proficient with High Honors by the University of Chicago. I have also taken several higher level math classes (1 year Calculus, Math Methods for Social Sciences, and Linear Algebra). I have also taken Micro and Macroeconomics under Allen Sanderson, along with a Financial Accounting course at Booth School of Business.

Sep 2010 - current

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