Demcy Grill, Tori Ochoa and Mateo Aron Ortiz were named interns with Dockshare, a Maryland-based startup that connects boaters with private dock owners who want to rent their docks while safely earning extra income.
Grill is a Banneker/Key Scholar at the University of Maryland. She will spend much of her internship focused on social media and branding strategies. Her main roles include writing content for social media posts, performing monthly analytics on social media performance to strategize new tactics to boost engagement, researching and joining local Facebook groups to reach target audience and designing Dockshare’s signature Instagram puzzle feed using Canva.
She will be responsible for developing blog content topics; drafting copy; and uploading weekly blog posts to Dockshare’s website. The University of Maryland sophomore studies international business and philosophy, politics, and economics.
Ochoa, a Banneker/Key Scholar at the University of Maryland, is studying psychology at the University of Maryland within the Design, Cultures, and Creativity (DCC) Honors College. DCC has taught her about graphic design, problem solving, and cultural connectivity.
Ochoa will spend much of her internship focused on social media and branding strategies. Additionally, Ochoa will be responsible for developing blog content topics, drafting copy, uploading weekly blog posts to Dockshare’s website and monitoring the site’s activity.
She manages the weekly blog posts and researches social media marketing. Ochoa is experienced in Adobe Illustrator, Canva, and WordPress. She enjoys exploring and spent a gap year traveling between Australia and New Zealand.
Ortiz, a Banneker/Key Scholar at the University of Maryland, . Ortiz, Dockshare’s Website Design intern, is an Architecture major who is also involved in the DCC Honors College. He leads the website redesign to boost SEO performance and has enhanced UX by updating the site using Elementor.
Ortiz has an interest in product design, robotics, architecture, marketing, and entrepreneurship. Ortiz has collaborated with many companies of all graphic design and film backgrounds, as well as app creation. His skills include writing, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe Illustrator.
Originally from Costa Rica, Ortiz is fluent in Spanish and French and enjoys music, food and traveling.