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Serial No: 14842

List top 5 skills: content creation, digital, editing, social media
Short Bio:

An American living in Edinburgh, recently graduated with a Master's in Publishing from Edinburgh Napier University. I have a wide variety of media/publishing experience and a strong interest in all things digital, design, and social media.

Current location: 

Scotland, United Kingdom - View on map

Nationality: 

American

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

media and design, Marketing, other

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom



Education

Master of Science in Publishing – 2014
Dissertation thesis: “How has the evolution of digital platforms and influence from other media industries affected the way ebooks are created and designed?”
Edinburgh Napier University – Edinburgh, UK

Bachelor of Science in Communications – 2013
Drexel University – Philadelphia, Pa., USA

Skills

-Photoshop CS6: intermediate level
-InDesign CS6: beginner level
-Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, HootSuite, Producteev
-Blogging/CMS
-HTML/CSS: working knowledge

Publishing Experience

July 2014  – Present
Social Media Assistant – Mugglenet.com

-Created tweets and Facebook posts for @MuggleNet and @MNFF
-Utilise Producteev and HootSuite for managing and scheduling
-Create news posts for “Fan Art of the Week”
-Helped with move to MuggleNet 3.0 – designed Recipes page

Feb 2014 – July 2014
Production Team Member – Merchiston Publishing

-Conducted market research
-Created flatplans and layouts for two publications
-Collaboratively designed covers and internal pages

January 2014
Contributing Artist – HitRECord.org and HitRECord on TV

-Freelance artist, collaborating with other artists
-Photograph used in opening sequence of episode 1 of HitRECord on TV

March 2010 –  June 2013
Junior Copyeditor – The Triangle: Undergrad. Student-run Newspaper

-Followed AP Style to ensure grammatical and stylistic accuracy
-Edited four to eight articles weekly
-Fact-checked articles to ensure accuracy

July 2012 – June 2013
Student Advisory Board Member – Adobe

-Tested and gave feedback on Creative Cloud
-Collaborated with other student advisors

Sept 2011 – March 2012
Desktop Publishing Assistant – The Painted Bride Quarterly and The Drexel Publishing Group

-Edited and maintained WordPress website and social media accounts
-Contributed weekly blog posts and feature articles
-Used Photoshop to create flyers promoting events
-Attending Editorial Board meetings and gave feedback on submissions

Honours & Awards

Santander Scholarship

Scotland Saltire Scholarship

Adobe Create Now Remix Contest Second Place Winner

Adobe Imagination Challenge Round 1 Finalist

Abbott Scholarship

Drexel University Dean’s Scholarship

New Jersey Lodge #119 Scholarship