Melissa Sconyers

Melissa Sconyers

Work History

Work History
Aug 2005 - present

Co-Author

Chinese Flashcards
  • Created new approach to learning Chinese characters
  • Co-authored set of 800 progressively-ordered flashcards being sold by leading Chinese academic press
  • Published in October 2007 and now being sold in China, Taiwan, Korea, Japan, Australia, and the US
Apr 2008 - Aug 2008

Digital Strategist

Wieden+Kennedy
  • Clients include Nokia, Honda, Nike, Jordan, Disney, and Pixar
  • Conducting research on international markets and making recommendations
  • Mastering and evangelizing emerging media and technology
  • Writing strategic recommendations for search engine optimization
  • Developing content alternatives to Flash-based websites using HTML and CSS
Aug 2007 - Apr 2008

Researcher, Ogilvy Experts Group

Neo@Ogilvy (Ogilvy & Mather)
  • Contributing to the knowledge base of the agency by doing research and staying abreast of developing trends in User-Generated Content, Social Media, and Web 2.0
Jan 2008 - Apr 2008

Global Team Leader

Neo@Ogilvy (Ogilvy & Mather)
  • Heading up an internal initiative for international collaboration between offices, with special emphasis on Asia, specifically the headquarters in Beijing, China.
Aug 2007 - Jan 2008

Digital Development Program

Neo@Ogilvy (Ogilvy & Mather)
  • Trained across each of the six disciplines in digital marketing, including Media Planning, Search Planning, Research & Analytics, 360 Communications Planning, and Ad Serving
  • Gained experience on multiple accounts including The Economist, Kodak, Cisco, Allstate, IBM, Clear Pass, and Six Flags
Jan 2006 - May 2006

Photojournalist

'That's Beijing!' Magazine
  • Documented events, restaurants, entertainment venues, and special interest stories for the most highly regarded local publication in Beijing for foreigners and expatriates.

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

Communication

Exceptional verbal and written communications skills Gifted writer with a captivating voice Creative, critical, and independent thinker Highly self-motivated and driven individual

Technology

10+ years of freelance web and graphic design experience Highly talented at interfacing between creatives and programmers Expert with Adobe Photoshop and HTML  

International

Fluent Mandarin Chinese Conversational French Extensive experience living, working, and traveling abroad