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Amber O.

Average rate
$30/hour
  • Payable
  • Joined August 2016

Writer, reader, explorer & avid learner. Writing is my passion and I'd love to write for you.

  • Washington, DC, United States
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Amber O.
Washington, DC, United States

Services

Categories

Content Paid Advertising Email Copywriting Design

Experience

Summary

In addition to freelance writing, I've worked for small businesses where my title changed from day to day and every deadline was just around the corner. To date I've been an English Teacher in Japan, a leasing agent, ghostwriter and more.

Work history

The Heritage Foundation
Graphic Design Intern
Helped design Heritage materials such as brochures, menus, invitations and more. Using the latest Adobe software and my creativity, I helped Heritage tell their story and promote their values.
Patch.com
Headline Writer
Patch, a content aggregation website, pulls posts from Facebook pages of local organizations across America. I was assigned 25 cities in the “Connecticut Patch” and wrote headlines and copy for non-profits in those areas.
Leasing Agent
As a Leasing Agent my job was to welcome and aid clients, answer phones, receive and review applications as well as write and schedule lease signings. In addition to these things, I also had clerical duties such as creating spreadsheets, faxing, etc.
AEON Corp
English Teacher
AEON is one of the top private English language company in Japan. I worked at one of their busiest schools and my duties included: planning lessons, teaching lessons, counseling existing students and interviewing prospective students.
Writer
As a writer, I worked together with a team to produce admission statement and positioning statement for a new fashion blog called LAYLLAH as well as edit existing content.
Resource Magazine
Working alongside a hardworking, talented staff, I kept their website updated with exciting blogs on topics ranging from photography to technology. My tasks included blogging and writing full length articles.

Portfolio

The Four Masks of Wild River

Nature essay published in the fifth issue of Written River.

The Great Tablet War of 2012: Kindle Fire vs. iPad2

This Resource Magazine article was my first ever feature piece and I was more than a little proud to see my name beneath the title. With Christmas mere weeks away, this pros and cons article was written to help readers decide which of the two devices below would make the best gift.

Thanks a Million: 5 Ways to Tell Your Clients Thank You

A holiday themed article I wrote for a marketing agency on different ways to thank clients.

4th of July Invitation

The Heritage Foundation hosts a huge 4th of July celebration every year and I was given the honor of creating the 2016 e-vite. Adhering to brand standards, my goal was to evoke a sense of American pride and excitement for this great nation. Created in Illustrator

The Kubrick Kollection

Resource article honoring Stanley Kubrick's photography and films.

2016 Antipoverty Forum Web Banner

Responsive web design created in Id for Heritage's annual forum to help Americans overcome poverty and social breakdown.

Education

Accreditations

The Savannah College of Art and Design
BFA Writing

Skills

Skills

advertising blogging content creation SEO crowdfunding campaigns editing graphic design B2B marketing email marketing newsletters

Tools

Illustrator InDesign Photoshop Wordpress Powerpoint Eventbrite Mailchimp

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours only

Commitment

  • Can work 35hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Animals & Pets Food Science Tech Travel

What I read

Astronomy magazines, Literary Journals, horror novels, historical fiction, classics