Katie Williams

  • Joined December 2014

Full-time freelancer in the areas of social media, marketing, PR, journalism, usability, and video game design.

  • San Jose, CA, United States
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Katie Williams
San Jose, CA, United States

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Experience

Summary

Producer of editorial content for online and print publications, working primarily in the area of video games. News reporter, feature writer, reviewer, curator, public speaker. Formerly director of Australia's biggest independent games festival.

Work history

IGN Entertainment
News Reporter - Games, Tech, and Entertainment
Employing web SEO practices to ensure content is read by the maximum possible audience. Seeking comment from game publishers, PR agencies, and developers. Editing other freelancers to ensure IGN's consistency and quality in reporting. Event coverage.
Women in Games International
Community Manager, Asia-Pacific
Part of WIGI's community management team on a voluntary basis, posting content and encouraging daily engagement amongst WIGI's members with a special focus on those in the Asia-Pacific region.

Interests

What I read

I follow blogs across a wide area of disciplines including gaming, tech, innovation, photography, and art. I enjoy building my knowledge of unconventional topics through sites like Listverse. For pleasure, I like reading modern classics and sci-fi.

Side projects

I'm passionate about the place of gaming and interactivity in modern society. I share my gaming experiences through streaming and my YouTube channel, and am especially passionate about how online gaming can be used as a tool of communication.