Writer, editor and online journalist with over ten years of experience, including seven years writing for gaming publications. Clients include Joystiq, LoveToKnow, Mochi Media, and JayIsGames. Niche specialization in indie games and mobile content as well as fiction and script writing for video games.
* Dungeon Myths (script) – Medieval fantasy-themed script for the in-dev retro RPG.
* Baryon (script) – A lighthearted comedy/fantasy script for the upcoming mobile RPG.
* Arabian Tales (background lore) – Created character profiles, city lore and stories in the style of Arabian Nights for an in-production platform RPG.
* Mecha Galaxy (mission writing) – Mission scripts created for the sci-fi Facebook game.
* JayIsPonies (writer, project lead) – A tongue-in-cheek text adventure created for JayIsGames.
Senior editor of JayIsGames.com (2006-present)
* Coordinate a team of remote writers to produce 10-15 articles per week
* Handle PR interactions, game review requests, and developer contacts
* Created a system to manage and track writer claims and submissions
* Developed and published two in-house video games
Group editor for LoveToKnow (2005-2007)
* Managed 14 topical micro-sites
* Coordinated a team of writers publishing over 35 articles per month
* Researched and supplied high-ranking SEO topics
* Increased traffic by 8% on a monthly basis
* Co-Optimus (2013-present)
* JayIsGames (2006-present)
* Mochi Media (2011-2012)
* Free-Games.net (2011-2012)
* 148apps (2011)
* GameFront (formerly FileFront) (2010-2012)
* House of Nintendo (2007)
* Panogames (2007)
* Joystiq (2007)
* Freelance localization editor, clients include Shanda Games (Might and Hero) and Elephant Games
* Marketing copy for press releases, websites, and advertisement
* Creator of GameJournalismJobs.com
Education and Skills
* BA from Maharishi University of Management, 2005
* Construct 2 game creation
* Inform 7 programming (intermediate), Python (novice)
* Image editing with Photoshop, GIMP
* Basic HTML, CSS and PHP proficiency
* Seven years working with WordPress
* Really good at reading old history and philosophy books most people find stuffy
(See writing samples for links to published work.)