Corley May

  • Charlotte NC
Corley May

I want to help our students discover, connect with, and craft stories.

Work History

Work History
May 2012 - Present

Managing Web Editor

Providence Day School

• 2014 w3 Gold Award Winner
• Advising faculty and staff on digital and social best practices
• Developing ongoing site strategy and redevelop process  (launched 8/14)
• Managing all content for school website
• Innovating the way we tell the PDS story through engaging video and other multimedia. Strong focus on community and specific attention to major programs and events.

Dec 2011 - May 2012

Online Content Specialist

The Biltmore Company

• Crafted compelling, conversion-driven content for www.biltmore.com, company ad campaigns, and regular email newsletters
• Trained in Usability and Writing for Mobile at Nielsen Norman Group Usability Week 
• Supported Lead Programmer in coding and publishing regular site updates 

Jun 2010 - Dec 2011

Web Manager (promoted from Community Relations Coordinator)

Earth Fare

• Managed company web presence, including all web and blog content
• Managed online community conversations and promotions via social media
• Supervised web strategy for team of 24 In-Store Community Relations Coordinators in 7 states
• Acted as creative lead for companywide marketing initiatives and promotional videos
• Created and edited copy for web, print, and advertising media
• Oversaw development and launch of new company website 

Feb 2010 - Jun 2010

Community Relations Coordinator

Earth Fare 

• Ambassador and organizer for Asheville's local Earth Fare community
• Organized with local community to teach classes, coordinate events, and support nonprofits in alignment with the Earth Fare mission

Education

Education
2014 - 2015

Programming Immersion

Tech Talent South

Studied Ruby on Rails and Front End Web Development (HTML, CSS, javascript)

2003 - 2008

Bachelor of Arts

Appalachian State University

Majored in English with concentration in Creative Writing

Skills

Skills

Coding and Programming

Fluent in HTML,  comfortable with CSS and Javascript. Working knowledge of Ruby on Rails. 

Social Media and Blogging

Proficient user of all major platforms including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram,  Tumblr, Wordpress. Early adopter of new and upcoming tools. 

Strategic Content

Understanding of best practices for SEO and human experience. Enthusiastic about combining copy, multimedia, and social interaction to tell clear and compelling stories.  

Video Production

Comfortable executing full creative process - storyboard to final render. Proficient in Final Cut Pro.