Copywriting, Editing, & Creative Portfolio

  • Copywriting
  • Editing
  • Long-form + short-form writing
  • Digital + print content
  • Marketing + branding
  • Creative strategy + direction
  • Video scripts
  • Project management
  • Social media management

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Looking for a freelance writer, freelance editor, or creative strategist? Email me!

INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE:
Higher education | Retail + E-tail | Art + Design | Commercial Real Estate | Manufacturing | Non-profit | + more

VIDEO SCRIPTS
Client: StoryTrack, promotional video for Cranbury Station Park, a state-of-the-art industrial development

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:
MFA in Poetry, University of Iowa, Writers’ Workshop, 2003
Dual Degree: BA in English + BFA in Sculpture, Washington University in St. Louis, 1999

CURRENT POSITION: Communications Strategist
Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis.
I handle creative concepting + project development for digital + print projects, advise on the promotion and distribution of faculty research, lead recruitment campaigns, and manage social media.

PROFICIENCIES:
Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, Drupal/WordPress/Economy, plus HTML + markdown, photography, basic video editing, and mad organization skills

FREELANCE WORK FOR THESE COMPANIES:
Build-A-Bear, Soft Surroundings, Brown Shoe, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Rockefeller Group, CPI Corp., StoryTrack, Continental Research Corp., A.G. Edwards, Corporate Express, Island Press, Washington University in St. Louis, as well as independent artists, scholars, and motivational speakers.

RECENT WORK

WEB CONTENT + LAYOUT:

Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, Washington University in St. Louis
Website designed by Linked by Air. Launched in fall 2021. For the pages below, I served as lead copywriter and content strategist, handling page layout + build.

Agency: StoryTrack. 33 North Lasalle website. Copywriter.

Caleres (formerly Brown Shoe, shoes.com division). Contract copywriter.

CREATIVE DIRECTION + COPYWRITING:

Otherwise: The official magazine of the MFA in Visual Art program
Includes a studio mixtape, faculty trading cards, and a personality quiz…what does your favorite tool, material, or process say about you?

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The Graphic Vindicator: The official publication of the MFA in Illustration & Visual Culture program Includes an illustration-themed crossword, two drawing activities, a cheeky Q&A, and other nerdcetera.

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Ad concept, summer photography event. Client: CPI Corp. Concept + copywriting.

Gallery guide, interview, + press release. Client: Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis. Copywriter + copyeditor.

Critical Essay on artist Beverly Semmes. Client: Island Press. Writer/critic.

VIDEO SCRIPTS

Agency: StoryTrack. Promotional videos for Millstone 8, Crow Holdings Industrial (Carteret Logistics), and Cranbury Station Park, state-of-the-art industrial developments. Lead copywriter.

SOCIAL MEDIA

Instagram account for the Sam Fox School. Social media guru and Chief Origami Fox Handler (see below).

Examples of the “Sam Fox Fox” Insta story campaign I created for the Sam Fox School. Sam is always busy living our best lives on all art- and design-filled adventures in STL and beyond. He’s even been to Europe.