Screenwriter with scripts under option and experience adapting book to screenplay. Scripts have placed highly or won in competitions. Experienced book proofreader capable of editing English language prose for style and impact. I also do digital video editing and audio production of audio books and multi-track music. I can also draw pencil portraits or comics, inking, and Photoshop image formatting, including comics coloring.
Brass Tacks Media (self-employed) Oct., 2012- (ongoing, freelance)
• Owner/operator of services for social media marketing and audience engagement; SEO reporting, copywriting and multimedia promotion, and email list marketing management.
• Assemble HTML newsletter files, editorial content, links and images for targeted email campaigns.
• Design monthly email with graphic work and set up the send schedules.
• Collaborate with client on the creation and delivery of email campaigns
• Report on social media subscribers by engagement, conversion, age group, and frequency of visits.
• Analyze SEO for competitive websites to inform clients of marketplace trends
• Coordinate newsletter content website, Facebook, and Twitter messaging in concert with newsletters.
• Monitor site traffic generated by all newsletters and postings.
• Produce monthly reports for clients to guide future decision making.
• Discuss data with client to help develop recommendations and strategies.
• Conduct ongoing research to determine effective processes and best practices.
Elavon April 2007-Jan., 2011
Tech Writer I
• Operations Knowledge Center.
• Document editing and graphics
• Use of Dreamweaver and Plone content management system.
• HTML , Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat, and Illustrator, Snagit, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
• Managed 8000+ files in directory structure.
The Learning Company
Software Graphic Artist Jan. 1997 – Oct. 1998
• Illustrated & animated concepts as thumbnails for The Learning Company foreign language learning software titles, use of Photoshop and Director’s timeline.
• Drew keyframes to guide overseas animation team.
• Batch-processed media team’s illustration and animation files in Debabelizer and placed the files on the server for correct and consistent color indexing and placement in the correct folders for the programmers.
Art/computer animation assignments.
Jan.-Aug., 1999, Freelance
Storyboarded TV ad proposal for LA photographer.
Created animated web banners for ABS of Knoxville through Staffing Solutions (Randstad).
August October, 1999, Pioneer Air Systems, Inc., Wartburg, TN. Marketing
Composed technical documents for the compressed air industry, Macintosh. Composed company overview book and converted printed manuals to PDF.