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Senior Web Editor Resume

SUMMARY:

Hands - on editorial professional with more than 20 years leadership experience in Internet, magazines, books, audiovisual media, marketing communications and technical writing. Strong project manager and process innovator. Versatile writer and excellent grammarian with a keen graphic sense and the full range of print, Internet and desktop publishing skills.

PROFICIENCIES:

  • Publications management
  • Project management
  • Writing in virtually any style and format, including narrative prose, outline-format technical text, proposals, magazine articles, optimized Web copy, blogs, marketing copy, audio and video scripts, presentations and speeches Designing, styling tables and charts
  • Line-editing, copyediting and proofreading
  • Keen eye for layout and graphics
  • SEO, Web analytics
  • Information architecture
  • Drupal CMS
  • CQ5 CMS
  • XCat CMS
  • Microsoft Word, including auto-formatting
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Reads architectural drawings
  • InDesign (some editing functions)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Senior Web Editor

Responsibilities:

  • Content and production strategy development
  • Forums editor
  • Newsletter editor

Confidential

Executive Producer

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in migrating content from old platform to new site
  • Assisted in planning and launching new channel
  • Aggregated and published multimedia content from sources inside and outside of the organization
  • Created new content for the channel

Confidential

Equity Partner, Director of Content

Responsibilities:

  • Designing and creating content for a consumer-facing Web site that leads users through the design and construction-management process for remodeling projects; scheduled to launch in December 2009
  • On-going production and management of content

Confidential, Lanham, MD

Design Studio Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led teams of architects and engineers in preparing RFPs on expedited schedules that resulted in successful bids for Confidential and Confidential construction projects
  • Led teams of architects and engineers in preparing parametric design reports for complex Confidential development projects on expedited schedules to validate revised Confidential budget allocations
  • Created comprehensive manual of style for internal use by the firm’s technical writers and editors
  • Created materials for firm’s project managers
  • Wrote and edited solicitation responses and proposals for new business

Confidential, Washington, DC

Director of Content

Responsibilities:

  • Designed a product classification system and managed content aggregation to launch an online c Confidential log of homebuilding products with more than 300 categories and 300,000 product records
  • Designed a product selection system to enable users of the site to search using plain-language, generic specifications and find products by brand, name and model number accompanied with images, descriptions, price information
  • Led redesign effort in 2007 by coordinating user focus-group feedback with input from information architects and GUI designers.
  • Added new content categories, created wire frames reflecting new site architecture and wrote business requirements

Confidential, New York, NY

Vice-president

Responsibilities:

  • Senior manager in public relations and marketing firm specializing in building products and building-related trade associations
  • Managed media relations and wrote press releases
  • Produced text and video content for client Web sites

Confidential, New York

Editor

Responsibilities:

  • Developed concept and managed editorial operations of celebrity-based magazine with special interests in traditional architecture, furnishings, and building crafts.
  • Cited as one of the top 10 magazine launches of the year by Confidential
  • Produced Confidential ’s appearances on Confidential news programs

Confidential, New York

Vice-president, Editor-in-Chief

Responsibilities:

  • Repositioned and redesigned flagging 1 million-circ consumer magazine focused on home improvement and family cars.
  • Supervised staff of 14
  • Strategic improvements lifted the title from eighth to third place among its corporate peers
  • Member of a corporate management team that planned and supported strategic marketing initiatives for advertising sales, circulation, manufacturing and franchise extensions

Executive Editor

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day supervision of the editorial staff, including assignments, article development, content and production editing
  • Turned around habitually late, inefficient production system with improved planning and process improvements to achieve 100 percent on-time performance and improved quality

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