Resume

 

Ability to:

  • lead teams & work autonomously

  • work in creative & strategic environments

  • learn fast, think fast & deliver solutions efficiently

  • strategize & problem solve by thinking outside of the box

  • multitask, balance various projects at once, & meet hard deadlines

  • work across various mediums & adapt

  • listen attentively & speak up professionally

  • motivate, encourage & bring forth the potential in others

Skills & Expertise:

  • English & Spanish fluency (writing & conversation)

  • English & Spanish Proofreading (expertise in Chicago Manual of Style)

  • Multimedia, multiplatform writing

  • Social media creative (graphics, videos & copy)

  • Current events & social justice issues

  • Hand-lettering & design (Photoshop)

  • News & Research

  • Microsoft Office

Qualities:

  • Organized

  • Hardworking

  • Communicative

  • Empathetic

  • Collaborative

IN SPANISH & ENGLISH: Marketing campaigns for multilingual & multicultural clients | Writing ad copy & creative for TV, radio, print & digital |  Children's books | Greeting cards | Blogs about diversity & intersectional issues | TV, radio, print & digital advertising | Newspaper & news radio articles | Social media content | Multicultural consulting | Music for kids product | Proofreading Hallmark novels | Spanish-language medical interpreting | Voice acting | Teaching in Colombia | & on.

 

Experience

Copywriter
Imagen. The Marketing Agency
Oct. 2017 – present

  • Copywriter in fast-paced agency, writing and developing English & Spanish creative for multi-platform advertising (TV, print, radio, digital, social, and out-of-home)

  • Social media planning, writing, graphics and video production

  • Learning the audiences & establishing appropriate voices for a variety of clients (e.g. Simply Healthcare; El Latino Foods; Benworth Capital)

  • Proofreading final marketing product


Senior Writer, Bilingual
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
June 2012 – Sept. 2017

  • First & only bilingual creative writer for 5 years

  • Writing cards, books, gift copy & social media content

  • Consulting on creative strategy for multicultural consumer needs

  • Researching issues of diversity & leading inclusivity and/or awareness initiatives

    • e.g. Founded Vibrant Voices, an internal blog about diversity with ~600 readers corporate-wide 


Proofreader
Hallmark Publishing
Sept. 2017 – present

  • Proofreading full-length novels before they were published


Medical Interpreter, Volunteer
JayDoc Free Family Clinic
Aug. 2012 – Dec. 2016

  • Volunteering Mon-Thurs nights as a Spanish-language interpreter at a clinic for un- or under-insured patients (~50% were non-English speaking)

    Received “Interpreter of the Year Award” in 2013

 

Teacher | Caretaker
Funvivir – Cartagena, Colombia
Jan. – Feb. 2015

  • Spent a month at Funvivir (Fundación Ayúdame a Vivir), a foundation for children with cancer in in Cartagena (my dad’s hometown) 
  • Working to create a classroom environment for kids (3-12 y.o.) who were missing school while receiving treatment
  • Finding creative teaching solutions to meet the needs of children whose ages, energy levels & health conditions varied

 

Features Editor
University Press
2011-2012

  • Writing and managing features section of FAU newspaper
  • Meeting fast weekly deadlines
  • Collaboration with editorial and design staff

 

Radio Intern (WIOD & Y100)
ClearChannel Communications
2009-2010

  • Writing stories for news radio station WIOD
  • Communications (website, event promotion, writing spots, etc.) for top-40 station Y100