Amy Durzi

Freelance Proofreader & Copywriter

Location:Reseda, California, United States
2 Skills
AMY DURZI | 323.243.1867 |

WHO I AM | I’m a copywriter who is eager to get back into doing what I love. I love writing, fashion, all things beautiful, and working with people. I’m quick, eagle-eyed, detail-oriented, easy to work with, and always find inspiration in my surroundings and in the people I meet.

WHAT I’VE DONE | freelance experience

Airbnb Host, Los Angeles (2012-Present) | I’m the owner/operator of a vacation rental, The Cottage of Lake Balboa, a guesthouse on the property of my home. I host travellers daily, from all over the world. The relationship with my guests begins before their arrival through continuous email correspondence, answering any questions they have about Los Angeles and their upcoming stay, as well as serving as their point of contact during their visit. The relationships I develop with my guests often extends past their time spent at my home, many are repeat guests. Being an Airbnb host is a truly fulfilling and enjoyable experience that has broadened my knowledge of many cultures, allowing me to always build new relationships with people.

Makeup Artist, Chicago/Los Angeles (2003-Present) | I freelance as a beauty makeup artist for weddings, special events, and any reason in between. I specialize in airbrush makeup and eyebrow shaping, always paying attention to every small detail. I enjoy and value my client relationships and love working with every person I meet.

| full-time experience

GUESS?, Inc., Los Angeles, E-Commerce Content Editor (6/00-5/03) | Wrote creative content for,, and sites. Proofread site and out-going media on daily basis. Created content showcases for fashion campaigns. Wrote clothing descriptions, event articles, fashion show reviews, and a fashion advice article. Wrote promos and banner ads for AOL, Yahoo!, and fashion magazine websites such as Marie Claire. Published in Vanity Fair and Vibe magazines. Answered emails about fashion inquiries. Produced sales by driving customer back to website. Researched, developed, and implemented new ideas for website, including cross-selling. Created a fun and fresh approach to current fashion., Rolling Meadows, IL, Copywriter (12/99-5/00) | Contributed to team-based brainstorm and web site development processes. Coordinated communication message from project team to audience, consumer, and client. Worked with Subscriber to write and edit content for customized web sites. Researched existing web sites for material, strategy, and market direction. Managed short-term projects.

HOW I DO IT | education + skills

Make-Up Designory, Burbank, CA | Beauty Makeup Artistry
Barat College, Lake Forest, IL | B.A. Communications/Journalism
College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL | A.A. Communications

SKILLS | MAC and PC platforms; Microsoft Office; Social Media
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