Joel G Goodman removing his sunglasses

Curriculum Vitae

Academic Preparation

M.A., The New School for Public Engagement – New York City, NY – May 2012
Program: Media Studies
Thesis – Our Foreign Selves: Mapping Transnational Media in a Real-time World
Specialties: New Media; Media Theory; Participatory Culture; Digital Identity; Globalised Media; Transmedia Events

B.S., Greenville College – Greenville, IL – May 2006
Major: Media Promotions; Department: Communication
Specialties: Marketing; Public Relations; Print Layout; Web Communication; Strategic Management; Business Communication Theory; Small Group Communication

Personality Traits

Meyers Briggs:
Gallup StrengthsFinder:
Futuristic; Strategic; Responsibility; Restorative; Competition


Lambda Pi Eta – National Communication Honors Society

Professional Experience

Web Design and Development

Bravery Transmedia
July 2012-Present

Independent Contractor
Capital Thought
August-December 2012

Independent Contractor
Volume11 Media
July 2012-August 2013

Art Director / Lead Developer
Department Three
2009-January 2013

Creative Director
2011-February 2012 

WP Engine User Portal (v.2)
WP Engine
October-November 2012

dotCMS Implementation
Trinity International University
February-September 2011

Web Content Coordinator
Greenville College-Greenville, IL
January 2007-February 2010

Project Manager, dotCMS Implementation
Greenville College-Greenville, IL
December 2008-June 2009

Web Designer and Administrator
AgapeFest 2008 & 2009-Greenville, IL

New Media Marketing

Bravery Transmedia
July 2012-Present

Web Marketing Manager
Trinity International University-Deerfield, IL
February 2010-June 2012

Public Relations

Assistant Director: Public Relations
Greenville College-Greenville, IL
January 2007-August 2008


ARTC3307: Interactive Design I
Texas State University—San Marcos, TX
August 2013 – Present

Adjunct Instructor
DM250: Web Page Design
Greenville College—Greenville, IL
August – December 2009


Assistant Director: Public Relations; Web Content Coordinator
Greenville College—Greenville, IL
January 2007-Present

Photography Assistant
Anjos Wedding
Santa Maria de Feira, Portugal
July 7, 2008

Photography Assistant (with Pancho3)
Starbird Wedding
Champaign, IL
August 16, 2008

Music Promotion and Marketing

Director of Artist Relations
Agapé Music Festival—Greenville, IL

The Militia Group Recording Company – Garden Grove, CA
Summer 2005

Executive Director
Agapé Music Festival-Greenville, IL

Staff Operations Advisor
AgapeFest (Agapé Music Festival)



Vendors Coordinator
Agapé Music Festival-Greenville, IL


Project Manager, CMS Transition
Greenville College-Greenville, IL
December 2008-April 2009

Executive Director
Agapé Music Festival-Greenville, IL

Station Manager
WGRN FM-Greenville, IL

Professional Projects and Presentations

Study Abroad: Borrowing Ideas, Design, & Strategy from Beyond Academia
HighEdWeb (#heweb13)
October 8, 2013

jQuery for WordPress Theme Designers
WP Summit 2013
June 11, 2013

We Are What They See: Interpersonal User Experience
Web Conference at Penn State
June 6, 2013

jQuery for WordPress Theme Designers
WordCamp Austin 2013
May 18, 2013

All in the Game: Mobilizing Your Campus Transmedia
HighEdWeb (#heweb12)
October 11, 2012

Brand Rollout
Trinity International University
Website, Social Media, Strategic Planning
January-August 2011

Strategic Planning Pillar Group: Innovation
Trinity International University-Deerfield, IL
October 2010-February 2011

Navigating the Roadmap to Excellence
Trinity International University-Deerfield, IL
October 10, 2010


Goodman, J. G. (2013). Growing brand reach through a real-world/digital-world game: Trinity International University. In M. Stoner (Ed.), Social works: How #highered uses #socialmedia to raise money, build awareness, recruit students, and get results (pp. 207-214). St. Louis: EDUniverse Media.