California State University – Fullerton | Jan 2011 | B.A. in Journalism
Coursework: Feature writing, article writing, copyediting, creative writing, photojournalism, web and graphic design, business ethics, English grammar, problem solving.
Activities & Societies: Society of Professional Journalists, Daily Titan Newspaper
La Costa Canyon High School | 2003-2007 | Carlsbad, CA
Coursework: Yearbook (held Head Designer position), slide photography, costume design, graphic design, advanced English, four years Spanish.
La Garçonne | 09.2012-present | Fashion, Editorial & Merchandising Assistant
Duties: Preparing product pages for upload (which involves scheduling and gathering photos, copy, pricing and inventory); managing & organizing the fashion closet (duties range from checking styles in and out of the closet inventory to the physical organization and cleanliness of the closet); copywriting; CMS management; seeing product website upload through from start to finish, from scheduling the item through until the item is actually made available for purchase; acting as a liaison for all issues and inquiries regarding photography and retouching, copywriting and editing, buying, customer service and inventory; assisting with occasional fashion photoshoot preparations; and providing general assistance to the Fashion Editor and CEOs.
Vision InfoSoft Corp. | 06.2011-08.2011 | Content Manager
Duties: Organizer of content marketing for Vision InfoSoft, which entails: managing a group of writers and their earnings, creating fresh article ideas, copyediting, copywriting, interviewing customers for case studies, social media maintenance, WordPress and website management (HTML, CSS), and general assistance to the marketing manager.
Daily Titan Newspaper | 08.2010-present | Features Editor
Duties: Managed staff writer’s assignments, fact checking, section editing, copyediting, page layout and design, pitching story ideas, occasional front page work. Staff writer in features, opinions, A&E, news.
Skinnie Entertainment Magazine | 06.2010-present | Intern & Staff Writer
Duties: 3-month internship of feature writing, column writing, blogging, marketing. Now a staff writer of two monthly sections (film news, album reviews) in addition to longer features.
Vision InfoSoft Corp. | Summers of 2007, 2008 | Marketing & Design Asst.
Duties: Copyediting, copywriting, photo editing, web and graphic design, marketing strategy, data entry. Developed web gallery to increase customer interaction ease and speed by 50%.
AWARDS AND HONORS
Academic Excellence in Visual & Performing Arts – 2006
1st and 3rd place awards for photography in the San Diego County Fair – 2004
Theatre Award for Costume Excellence – 2006
Adobe Creative Suite 5
Mac and Windows