Nathaniel Jue

Freelance Proofreader & Editor

Location:San Francisco, California, United States
2 Skills
California Polytechnic State University
Bachelor of Science: Business Administration - Marketing San Luis Obispo, CA

De Anza College
Technical Writing Certification Cupertino, CA

Proofreader (freelance) 2/2013 – present
Draftfcb SF – San Francisco, CA
• Editor and proofreader of advertising campaign collateral copy, including online, out-of-home, print, broadcast, digital interactive for Air New Zealand, PG&E, Del Monte, Electronic Arts, Hewlett-Packard
• Proofread Requests for Proposals for client pitches and presentations, internal job postings

Editor/Contributing Writer (part-time) 5/2011 – present
Bleacher Report – San Francisco, CA
• Edit and proofread sports-related articles with additional use of HTML coding and Photoshop
• Contributing senior writer, member of Major League Baseball writers team

Pro Bono Consultant – Copywriter 6/2012 – present
Taproot Foundation – Bay Area, CA
• Copywriter for EveryOne Home’s marketing brochure, outlining non-profit organization’s goals and stakeholder requirements

Proofreader/Editor/Copywriter 2002 – present
Freelance Work – Various locations
• Copywriter of web content (company profiles) for lifestyle and shopping search engine Plutoz
• Copy Editor (print/email/web collateral) at Nimblefish
• Proofreader (RFP, presentation) at Universal McCann
• Proofreader (annual report) at Bonfire Communications
• Audit Assistant at Pacific Gas and Electric, compiling data for Supplier Diversity department

Copy Editor/Proofreader 1/2011 – 8/2012
ATTIK (Global Creative Agency) – San Francisco, CA
• Edited copy of marketing campaign collateral, including online, out-of-home, print, broadcast, digital for mobile and tablets for Scion, Yahoo! Maguiar’s, Lexus, Toyota, SF AIDS Foundation, Boost Mobile
• Composed and edited web content for re-launch and Broadway Mechanical-Contractors, Inc. website
• Curator of client brand guidelines
• Proofread Requests for Proposals for creative advertising campaigns and client branding pitches
• Drafted and composed copy for client online newsletters; created and wrote in-house personnel bios and company press releases

Copywriter/Copy Editor 2/2012 – 5/2011
8020 Media, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
• Served as Copy Writer for six issues of digital and print magazine publishing, writing all copy including articles, stories, headlines, captions and table of contents
• Assisted editor in developing copy and web content for JPG website, blog, weekly photo challenges, online newsletter and social media updates on Twitter, Facebook, Flickr
• Performed research and fact-checking to confirm accuracy
• Along with editor, developed background questionnaire and interviewed contributors for magazine content

Editorial Assistant 6/2009 – 2/2010
Vivanista, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
• Web editor of community-developed content for professional philanthropic women’s social media network
• For marketing campaigns, created digital video tours using Google Earth
• Managed social media membership/event updates

Technical Writing Intern – Operational Efficiency 5/2008 – 10/2008
Granicus, Inc. – San Francisco, CA
• Edited over 800 community-based articles in company Knowledge Base intranet
• Contributing writer of user guides for Customer Service Portal functions, including internal/external Help and Feature requests
• Copyedited user manuals and release notes for Granicus software products

• Computer: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access); Windows OS, iOS
• Knowledge of HTML, Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Framemaker, Google Docs
• Knowledge of AP and Chicago Manual styles
• Typing speed: 80 wpm

• Volunteer tutor of English, math and writing at 826 Valencia Learning Center
• Volunteer writer for Asian American website:
• Volunteer copywriter for Hyphen magazine: 2005-2006
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