M.S. Mass Communications – FIU
B.A. English Literature – FIU
2012 – 2015
Originally, I had begun with the intention of pursuing English Education. After taking many courses towards the degree, I shifted my focus and decided to pursue English Literature; specifically on the track of Professional and Creative Writing.
Diploma – John A. Ferguson
2008 – 2012
I maintained a job working at a video game retailer during my time in high school. I graduated with experience in Information Technology and obtained certifications in Adobe and Microsoft software.
Public and Professional Writing Certification – FIU
Credential ID: 31932413
Bulldog Marketing – Marketing Manager
sept 2021 – present
Responsible for writing copy for a variety of clients. Copy includes social media posts, blogs, commercial scripts, and more. I also manage the marketing team.
DailyGamer – Managing Editor
aug 2021 – present
Responsible for writing news articles and working with editors to ensure that they are published in a timely manner. Fill out SEO information to solidify possible ranking opportunities.
Pro Game Guides- Guides Writer
Feb 2022 – March 2023
Responsible for writing guides according to trending topics and new game releases.
Self-Storage – Assistant Manager
jan 2020 – aug 2021
Rented storage units to tenants as well as managed facility in all aspects of cleaning and general maintenance. Consistently surpassed weekly goals via customer service and had customers write Google reviews, naming me specifically. Received consistent 90%/100% review scores on a customer mystery shops. Contacted vendors whenever facility maintenance needed to be done and processed invoices to ensure that they were paid in a timely manner.
Paizo – Freelance Writer
jul 2019 – oct 2019
Contracted to write on a variety of topics that include NPC entries, character backgrounds, character relationships, and adventure hooks for the Pathfinder Second Edition Setting, Pathfinder Lost Omens: Legends.
Hardcore Gamer – Staff Writer
Aug 2015 – jan 2017
In charge of providing my own material as a self publisher at hardcoregamer.com. My duties include writing and publishing several previews, reviews, and news articles in a professional and timely manner. It is also expected of me to meet quota and deadlines every week.
I was also tasked with forming relationships with public relation teams to create time sensitive articles using the press kits and assets provided. You can check out the reviews that I wrote here!
Gamestop – Store Manager
oct 2012 – jan 2020
Promoted all the way up the line from a seasonal employee, my tasks have included being in charge of a store team of ten people, doing store operations up to and beyond inventory counts and adjustments, opening and closing the store, creating schedules, and terminating/recruiting/promoting employees. My tasks also include delegating tasks to each of those associates to ensure that marketing is in compliance and that sales techniques are being utilized to make great guest experiences as well as managing profit and loss reports on a monthly basis.
My writing experience extends over several publications, websites, and social media channels with a focus on the following:
- Social Media Copy
- Blog Writing
- Article Writing
- Guide Writing
- Fiction Writing
- Ad Writing
- Commercial Script Writing
I’ve also studied copy editing using The Copyeditor’s Handbook by Amy Einsohn and Marilyn Schwartz.
For both professional and personal use, I’ve experience with using both Photoshop to create banners and general designs as well as Audition for podcast recording and editing.