Seeking a growth-oriented position with creative & management responsibilities in web editorial, web content production, SEO and community management.
JDJournal.com Pasadena, CA
Lead Copywriter 8/08 – Present
Researching, editing and writing news and blog posts for professional legal blog and employment blog; create editorial graphics
Write weekly scripts for online video content; work with video production team
Professional Interactive Entertainment, Inc. Santa Monica, CA
Head Writer / Senior Editor 9/05 – 3/08
Wrote and edited news & features for network of video game sites
Managed permanent staff of three off-site writers and numerous freelancers
Liveblogging and photo coverage of gaming events, including BlizzCon and the WWI; gaming and fan conventions; professional gaming competitions
Created and managed blog properties; led company-wide initiative to create GGLWire, a network of gaming-related blogs
Created editorial graphics in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.
Produced marketing email and PR blasts
Contributed content to daily video show www.epilepticgaming.com
Self-Employed Northridge, CA
Assistant Editor / Copy Editor 11/01 – 9/03
Copy editing, basic research and test bank writing for various publishing projects. Clients were The McGraw-Hill Companies and ETC Inc.
Norm Marshall & Associates Sun Valley, CA
Web Producer 10/98 – 11/01
Designed and maintained web presence for entertainment marketing agency
Developed internet-related entertainment marketing initiatives
Managed Graphics Arts department; produced print materials and promotional gift packages for clients
RealSelect, Inc. Thousand Oaks, CA
Web Designer, Copywriter 6/97 – 10/98
Wrote content, created graphical elements for realtor.com, the nation’s largest realty web site; team member for $2 million site redesign launched in 1998.
United Education Institute Van Nuys, CA
Multimedia Instructor 1996-1997
Instructed adult students in multimedia vocational program; Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator, Macromedia Director, HTML. Also taught MS Office.
Commercial Programming Systems Pasadena, CA
User Interface Designer/Icon Artist 1995, 1997
Employed as contractor by Kaiser Permanente / Deloitte & Touche, to design and implement user interface elements.
Writing samples available at http://www.kunochan.com.
Web design examples available upon request.
Recent appearance on G4’s “Attack of the Show:”
Windows and Mac OSX proficient; Microsoft Office
Writing Adobe Photoshop HTML
Copyediting Adobe Illustrator Adobe Dreamweaver
Editorial Management Adobe InDesign WordPress
Graphic Design Adobe ImageReady Blogger
Page Layout QuarkXPress Forum/Community Management
ETP Multimedia Authoring University of Southern California
Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, Director
HTML, Web Design
Flash Authoring Moviola Digital Education Services
Web Server Administration Learning Tree University
Macromedia Director Multimedia Workshop
University of California, Los Angeles Westwood, CA
B.A. Anthropology 1994