Professional Skills


EDUCATION

MS IN BOOK PUBLISHING | Portland State University | 2021

Specialization in Design and Marketing. || Thesis: Pottermore, A Case Study: What Publishers Can Learn About Developing Interactive Transmedia in the Post-Web Age || Relevant coursework: Book Design Software; Typography, Layout, and Design; Advanced Book Design; Book Marketing; Book Editing; Literary Agents and Acquisitions; Digital Skills; Audiobooks

BA IN ENGLISH | California State University, Long Beach | 2016

Specialization in Creative Writing.


EXPERIENCE

DIGITAL MANAGER

Ooligan Press | May 2019 to May 2020

Managed eBook production, audiobook production, and website management.

OUTREACH & PROJECT DEVELOPMENT

Ooligan Press | Sept 2018 to May 2019

Developmental editing; proposal and manuscript evaluations; communicated with potential sponsors, vendors, and panelists for Ooligan’s annual fundraising conference, Write to Publish 2019.

COPYEDITOR, COPYWRITER & BOOK DESIGNER

Freelance | 2011 to Present

Clients include PatientPop Inc., Nature’s Edge Child Development Center, and Cleveland Golf Company. Edited & designed the print & digital editions of Alia Sabino’s Wanderstruck. Currently focusing on designing and editing poetry collections along with ebooks.


SKILLS

  • EPUB Conversion
  • Interior Print Design
  • Book Cover Design
  • Audiobook scripting
  • Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • HTML, XHTML, XML, & CSS
  • WordPress & Website management
  • CMS & Virtual work environments (Trello, Slack, Asana, Microsoft Teams)

PUBLICATIONS