Professional Associations

  • Hand Eye Society (HES)
  • International Game Developers Association (IGDA) 

Summary

·Bachelors of Business Administration with a concentration on Marketing

·Proficient marketing and communication skills

·Strong experience in customer service

·Proven ability to communicate effectively in writing

·High computer proficiency (MS office, g-mail and database, internet)

Work History

Work History
Sep 2011 - Present

Community Manager

Social Game Universe

•Conducted research on competing companies and presented the findings to our company CEO

•Made suggestions to improve monetization and virality of the Dirty Dancing game

•Worked directly with the business development manager to create game concepts for clients such as Ford, RBC, Manulife and ROM

•Met with game developers daily to discuss current bugs and upcoming features in the game

•Represented the company in its communications with the fans on forums and through Facebook

Jan 2011 - Sep 2011

Social Media Strategist

ZoKnowsGaming

•Markets the website online using social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Raptr, Myspace)

•Increased Facebook post feedback by 600% in one month

•Successfully managed a contest giving away two Call Of Duty promo codes

•Managed to get two readers to write a 500 word testimonial on why ZoKnowsGaming is better than its competitors

Oct 2010 - Jul 2011

Marketing Consultant

GameGou

•Works closely with the media relations manager to come up with original blog post ideas for the website

•Writes 2 original blog posts monthly for the websites readers

•Provides marketing guidance to the websites management

•Has written copy for an iPhone game that is being used online on the Apple App Store

Jun 2010 - Jan 2011

Gaming Journalist

ZoKnowsGaming

•Has provided more than 100 articles of reader content for the website in 5 months

•Worked closely with the executive editor to coordinate and prioritize workflow for timeliness and website content relevance

•Created opinionated editorial articles based on all original content related to the video game industry

•Wrote reviews, press releases and opinionated editorial articles to provide content for the websites readers

Feb 2009 - Sep 2009

Market Researcher

Biotecnic Allegy Center

•Provided clerical and administrative support, including word processing, data entry, spreadsheet development, filing, mail processing and other functions as required

•Identified recurring issues to determine and document possible solutions and assisted with the prompt resolution of issues

•Made phone calls to allergen testing centers in order to secure a test center that could meet the needs of our allergy clinic

Education

Education

Writing Samples