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Writing, Copywriting, Marketing

Ridgewood, NY
November 28, 2018

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Top Skills

Public Speaking


Strategic Planning


Japanese (Limited Working)

Spanish (Limited Working)

German (Elementary)


Best Green Design


Extemporaneous Speaking -



Little Boxes on the Hills3de

Postcards: A Review

Puritan Cataclysm

Teach Me to Be Generous: The First

Century of Regis High School in New

York City

I'll Never Look at China the Same...

Chris Siemer

I make words. Words make language. Language makes the world. Ridgewood, New York


A couple of whirlwind, after college attempts to build my own app, manufacture sustainable sunglasses, and help end air pollution failed, BIG TIME. I won’t let that discourage me but for the present I need to refocus. I would love a job which brings me back to my roots: great writing with a purpose!




April 2012 - Present

Greater New York City Area

Researched, wrote, and revised a series of econ thinkpieces for The Burn-In: a new, industry driven journal. The series generated 40K unique views within a month.

Seamlessly coordinated my prose and text with the visual output of photographers / graphic designers, and CEO feedback, to achieve a cohesive vision

In just 10 days (New York Fashion Week February 2017) I crafted thirty two 600 word articles to tight editorial specs, for two publications (TWELVE & Fashion360)

Teamed up with graphic designers and the CEO of MindSnacks to release an SAT vocab training app, garnering thousands of paid downloads and 5 star reviews.

Boosted social media accounts of influencers and brands with posts which achieved -- combined -- over 12MM views, with engagement (reply, re-post, share, etc rates hovering around 8%

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Have won awards for creative writing from LeTV (a Beijing based media company), and the New York Classics Club (both for creative writing). A Hole in the Wall


May 2016 - Present

Greater New York City Area

Created a travel blog series which increased D2C sales of featured sunglasses by $12,800 USD (+55%), over a course of fourth months. Maintain an average engagement rate of 28% on B2B email campaigns, utilizing MailChimp software and Google Analytics. Optimize expenditure of a $300K / year ad budget, coordinating campaigns for a disruptive fashion retailer across all social media channels J.C. Calderon Architect PC

Architect Intern

December 2013 - February 2014 (3 months)

Beacon, NY

Provided press & copy for a LEED-certified, Yale trained architect in his journey to further beautify his revitalized hometown. United Nations

Junior Intern - Office of Partnerships

June 2010 - August 2010 (3 months)

Greater New York City Area

Proofed reports which detailed the effect China had on Tanzania's efforts to complete Millennium Development Goals 6, 7, and 9. Education

Williams College

Bachelor’s Degree, Classics; Asian Studies (2012 - 2016) Regis High School

Humanities/Humanistic Studies (2008 - 2012)

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