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Kyle Kivett

Editor | Designer | Freelance Writer

[email protected]
(886) 97 082 4964
Taipei, Taiwan

Education



  • University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, 2005 - 2010
    • Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences
    • Bachelor of Arts in Journalism
  • University of Arkansas, Rome Center, 2007 - 2008
    • Humanities study abroad semester
    • Rome, Italy
  • Branson High School, Missouri, USA, 2002 - 2005


Experience

Editor and Community Manager, FreelanceWriting.com                                                         June 2016 - Present

  • Oversee the layout, appearance, and content of feature articles
  • Generate ideas for features with writing staff
  • Select feature articles from freelance feature writers
  • Edit submitted articles, some of which may be rejected or returned to the writer for revision
  • Oversee artwork, design, and photography for the features section
  • Organize meetings with writers and artists to discuss ideas for artwork, layout, and features

Digital Marketing Specialist, Taroko Software                                                                               Oct 2015 - Present

  • Conduct market research to find answers about consumer habits and trends
  • Brainstorm and develop ideas for creative marketing campaigns
  • Assist in outbound or inbound marketing activities by demonstrating expertise in various areas,                                           particularly content development and optimization
  • Collaborate with marketing and other professionals to coordinate brand awareness and marketing                                               efforts
  • Plan and execute initiatives to reach the target audience through appropriate channels
  • Assist in analyzing marketing data, such as campaign results, conversion rates, traffic etc., to help                                                   shape future marketing strategies
  • Undertake individual tasks of the marketing plan as assigned

Writer and Creative Assistant, BE LUCKY! Taipei: Advertising Agency                                     Mar 2015 - Oct 2015

  • Created compelling copy for various advertising projects by writing clear, persuasive, and original                                             content. 
  • Developed creative ideas and concepts in partnership with the art director after getting familiar                                                       with the client's products and services and the target audience.
  • Proofread copy to check spelling and grammar.

Contributing Writer, Dachi Tea Co.                                                                                                   Mar 2015 - Aug 2015

  • Covered stories involving conservation, sustainability, and the preservation and enjoyment of the                                               natural environment. 
  • Gathered material through investigative reporting and through interviews I conducted with local                                                 experts.

Contributing Writer and Copy Editor, My Destination Taiwan                                                 Jan 2014 - Sept 2014

  • Wrote profiles and content for local businesses around Taipei to be hosted on a tourist website.
  • Gathered all information required to describe businesses in detail through investigative reporting                                                   while working under tight website launch deadline. 

Skills


  • Experienced graphic artist well-versed in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Skilled animator using Ceros Animation Software
  • Professionally trained journalist and talented storyteller
  • Strong cultural awareness from working in an international and diverse community 
  • Highly motivated and able to lead in a team environment

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