Resume

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WORK

July/2017-Present SEO Account Manager & Specialist

·    Created mockup’s for page redesigns (via editing HTML/CSS and using Photoshop) to attract users and keep them on the page

·    Responsible for SEO management, including optimization of: meta data, header tags, text content, link anchor text, link placement, and sitemaps (XML)

·    Responsible for offsite and onsite optimizations

·    Created formulas to increase efficiency in creating meta titles, H1s and 301 redirects

·    Employed Dynamic Tag Management to track events and registered users

·    Provided graphic assistance and support for software issues

·    Utilized CSS editing tools (ie: DreamWeaver)

·    Marked up pages using schema data and executed extensive research and tests on rich snippets

·    Used Google Analytics and SEMrush to analyze data regarding site traffic and keywords & gave reports on needed improvements

·    Conducted backlink audits

·    Completed quality control and post launch task completions of sites

·    Generated reports for clients and reached out to them about generated month-to-month data

·    Utilized a variety of SEO tools and software to conduct backlink audits and keyword analyses

June/2013-June/2015 Marketing Specialist

·    Created graphics and managed site redesign to improve company’s core message and create good user experience

·    Wrote numerous articles and materials for online and social media presence

·    Worked with multiple departments to create promotional campaigns on home automation products and provided leadership in promotional campaigns

·    Contacted multiple blogs and public news websites to run numerous PR runs

·    Wrote professional magazine articles

·    Worked closely with client social media and sentiment analysis tools

·    Created comprehensive marketing campaigns containing Microsoft creation, customer tracking, ad campaigns, search engine optimization (SEO), direct mail as well as below the line and above the line marketing collateral

·    Utilized Drupal, Joomla!, and WordPress CMS to update content on website

·    Managed ROI on all marketing expenditures

·    Managed databases of clients to create targeted records for direct marketing communications

July/2017 Working Lunch • Mentorship for Women in Games

Graphic Designer

·    Worked with director Ally Mclean (producer of Plastic Wax, an Australian Visual Effects and Animation Studio) to create portraits of the mentors

Aug/2017-Sep/2017 CreativeZines • Zine & Merch Creation

Co-Host for Breath of the WildZine (Profits: $3028.85)

·    Oversaw and accepted artist applications with Co-Host

·    Created all art assets (book cover, patterns, etc.) and promotional artwork using a variety of tools (InDesign, Photoshop, Paint Tool Sai)

April/2017-July/2017 BeingBossy •  Twitch Streamer

Designer & Chief Artist

·    Designed mascot and created Twitter and Twitch banners, icons and offline images

May/2017 Jared Rosen •  Writer at RiotGames

Designer & Chief Artist

·    Designed book cover from provided text and consulted with client to create what he envisioned

January/2017 Shoe0nHead •  Youtuber

Merchandise Designer

·    Designed merchandise for online store

Aug/2014-June/2014 Art Center College of Design • Public Exhibition Project

Flash ActionScript Programmer & Sound Editor

·     Created code using ActionScript 3 for event handling regarding user actions

·     Edited and programmed sound clips to be played dependent on those actions  

June/2009 – Present Social Media Consultant

·     Consulted clients on how they can get traction to their sites using a variety of methods, ranging from Search Engine Optimization to content creation

EDUCATION

June/2015-June/2017 University of California, Santa Barbara

·          Bachelors Degree | Mathematical Sciences & the Philosophy of Public Policy

June/2013-June/2015 Los Angeles Valley College

·          Associated Studies in Computer Science

·          Awarded with Full Time Dean’s Honors

o    Awarded and publicly recognized due to outstanding scholastic achievement.

June/2009-June/2013 Santa Monica High School

·          Received AP Scholar with Honor award

·          President of Coding 101 Club

AWARDS

·       IEE Poster & Paper Award (2013)

o    Designed PowerPoint presentation, created images and a gave speech on a piezoelectric Smart water bottle design

·       Technical Grand Prize Winner for Atmel (2014)

o    Won grand prize for innovative design and idea incorporating Atmel’s XSense bendable touchscreen.

·       PAAIA “I am Cyrus” Contest Winner (2013)

o    First prize in high school division. Made an Illustration using Photoshop CS6 and Paint Tool Sai.

·       Full Time Dean’s Honors (2015)

o    Awarded and publicly recognized due to outstanding scholastic achievement.

PUBLICATIONS

ChromaZine, CreativeZines, 2016

ForTheBirbs Zine, CreativeZines, 2016

The Working Lunch, Interactive Games & ENT Association, 2018

BeardBros Zine, CreativeZines, 2017

Overwatch Celebrations Zine, CreativeZines, 2017

Scary Zine Squad, CreativeZines, 2017

 Spirit of the Samurai Zine, CreativeZines, 2017

 Game Grumps Anthology Zine, CreativeZines, 2017