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Writing & Design Experience

IDEAS, Brand and Experience Design, Orlando, FL

Senior Writer & Content Specialist  

Jan. 2021 – Present

  • Leads concept and story development of multimedia experiences for themed entertainment, live event, government, and corporate clients.
  • Serves as principal writer of concept narratives, core stories, and script treatments for location-based experiences.
  • Directs social media strategy & content for diverse clientele.
  • Collaborates with project managers and client leadership to align creative concepts with budget through schematic design and design development.

Show Writer & Experience Designer 

Oct. 2018 – Jan. 2021

  • Wrote concept narratives and script treatments for branded experiences, themed attractions, live entertainment, and media productions.
  • Drove development of backstory, character sets, and worldbuilding for themed entertainment projects.
  • Created SEO and social media content for destination-based clients.
  • Participated in early blue sky sessions with client leadership.
  • Developed new story-driven social media service to offer clients.

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Show Writer 

July 2019 – Dec. 2019 (Contract Hire)

  • Wrote ride concept narratives for multi-million dollar Asia-based theme park project.
  • Adapted Asian folklore into modern, universally entertaining story arcs.
  • Developed attraction character sets and advised art direction.
  • Worked with project manager to create high-level show scene layout for ride & show facilities.

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Script Writer

Feb. 2019 – Aug. 2019 (Contract Hire)

  • Adapted multiple online fiction series into interactive, app-based reading experiences.
  • Storyboarded and wrote multi-episode serials with an international writing team.
  • Used research insights and analytics to tailor story content to audiences.

Additional Experience

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Content Marketing Director

August 2018 – August 2019 

  • Managed corporate blog and created written content about business software targeted for upper-level management of Fortune 100 companies.
  • Designed and installed digital marketing program to increase brand awareness and drive site traffic.
  • Ideated and planned short-term and long-term promotional content ranging from video advertisements to live events.
  • Distilled thorough secondary research into attainable marketing objectives.

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Intern

January 2018:

  • Expertly provided for the needs of high- profile media professionals at a media conference, personally escorting them to meetings and providing administrative aid.
  • Partnered with a large team to prep and realize grand-scale speaker events and panels.

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Online Media Manager

May 2017- August 2017

  • Pioneered and implemented a new promotional strategy that has become the organization’s standard social media marketing modus operandi.
  • Brought storytelling value to a struggling brand by writing and producing a promotional webseries.
  • Successfully doubled social media engagements across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.
  • Introduced social media style guide.
  • Contributed to press relation for an international music conference.

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Attractions Host- Walt Disney World

February 2016 – August 2016

  • Gained first-hand experience in frontline theme park operations.
  • Brought guest praise and attention to my work areas by discovering and exceeding the needs and desires of Disney’s diverse clientele.
  • Merited written commendation from WDW President George Kalogridis for superior guest experience delivery.

Education

Ball State University: Graduated May 2018

Bachelor of Sciences, Narrative Brand Promotions

Minor, Telecommunications

Honors College Graduate

Proficiencies

Written & Verbal Communication

Blue Sky & Concept Development

Pitching & Presentations

Historical & Cultural Research

Social Media & SEO Writing

Programs: Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Mac Software