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Stephen J.

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  • Joined January 2017

I am a freelance writer that specializes in journalism, creative content, advertising, and animated video production.

  • San Francisco, CA, United States
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Stephen J.
San Francisco, CA, United States

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I am currently employed as a writer in the fields of journalism, copywriting, and animated video production. Before that, I was a public high school teacher for 10 years and served as Department Chair of Special Education for two of them.

Work history

Develop articles pertaining to San Francisco Art, Culture and History.
Developed content for events calendars including both Eventbrite-ticketed events and other Events for the Atlanta and San Francisco Metro area. Wrote various urban experience pieces for Rally, a lifestyle blog produced by Eventbrite.
Special Education Department Chair
Managed and oversaw the Special Education Department, consisting of 16 educators and 24 paraprofessionals, providing services to 190 students with varying disabilities.
Learning Handicapped Instructor
Instructed four Special Day Classes. Assisted and counseled a caseload of 13 students. Co-Taught two General Education English classes with 10+ mainstreamed students with IEPs.
Creative Director
Produce, write, and direct animated web-based advertisements and explainer videos.
Neighborhood Editor
Develop 15+ articles per month for the Divisadero and Lower Haight neighborhoods in San Francisco.


Tower20 Animation

An example of an advertisement we created for a turn-key event production company based in Nashville. Check out more examples at!


An interview I conducted with renowned street artist, Shepard Fairey.


A fun piece I wrote about a popular duck.

SF Weekly

An article I wrote about a provocative art show.

Ray Vaughn (Singer/Songwriter)

A website for a popular Bay Area musician for which I created the written content.

SF Weekly

A personal essay about running with my dog, Fred.


Not seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months