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Steven Smith  
Creative Advertising
Brigham Young University, Utah
Steven Craig Smith is a Director, Director of Photography, and Editor based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. He is finishing his degree in Creative Advertising at the BYU Adlab, which was ranked the best advertising program in the nation. Steven also leads the production team at the digital marketing agency - Y Digital.

Steven plans to move to Los Angeles after graduation to work at a production house or agency, where he will be learning the industry and working on getting represented as a Director/DP.

Steven believes that storytelling has the power to change people. He aspires to bring real change to the world by sharing other people's stories, as well as his own. Steven is currently developing several "for-good" creative projects in Hong Kong, India, and Los Angeles.
Agency Content Creator - BYU AdLab
Sep 2017 - Present

-Works with account and creative for the production of video content
-Director, DoP, and Editor on various agency project
-Has led production teams of 50+ crew members


Video Director & Production Manager - Y Digital
Sep 2017 - Present
Provo, Utah

-Oversees the pre-production, production, and post-production for video advertisements and branded content.
-Directed and led the production for the Whooshfly campaign. Winner of the 2018 Golden Spike Award for "Best Social Media Campaign: For Profit" with a 35x ROAS.
-Leads advanced video production workshops for interns who are interested in learning the production process.


Creative Intern - Publicis Worldwide
May 2017 - Jul 2017
Hong Kong

-Used video production skills in conjunction with the creative team to pitch concepts to real clients.
-Participated in the planning, pitching, and creative execution for multiple campaigns such as AXA Critical Illness Insurance, Citibank, and Di Di. 
-Assisted the post production process for the Citibank Awareness campaign.


Social Media & Digital Marketing Intern - Marriott International
May 2016 - Jun 2016
Hong Kong

-Helped the Ritz-Carlton company introduce a social media policy change so that F&B outlets could set up individual social media accounts.
-Directed, shot, and edited multiple photoshoots for the Ritz Carlton and JW Marriott Hong Kong.
-Assisted with social review trainings for the Marriott properties in Korea.
-Assisted with the field testing of the Hyper engagement platform in the Ritz
Carlton Hong Kong.


Marketing Intern - Marriott International
Jun 2015 - Aug 2015
Hong Kong

-Wrote, filmed, and edited a short film for the JW Marriott Hong Kong, which was posted on the company website and social media channels.
-Assisted the advertising team with an on-location photo shoot of the JW Marriott Shenzen Bao'an.
Steven Smith
Education Level
Full-time, Part-time, On-site, Off-site, Freelance/contract
Cinematography, Directing
Advertising, Film/Video
POST DATE: 10.07.2019
Provo, UT
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