WILLIAM EDWIN WRIGHT 07584031233 I am an Editor and Art Director with 5 years experience, during which time I have built up an extensive contact list of writers, photographers, stylists, prs, bloggers and other industry professionals. I have established a reputation for creating cutting edge content for an early adopter youth culture audience, creating and pre-empting social, cultural, online and style trends, discovering and breaking new artists/musicians/creatives first as well as establishing a unique written and aesthetic language within the publishing landscape. EMPLOYMENT AND EXPERIENCE > Editor and Art Director, SUPERSUPER! Magazine Dec 2009 - Present Since taking on the role of Editor/ Art Director at SuperSuper I have taken it from a quarterly title with a distribution of 40,000, to a monthly publication subject to major investment and a global distribution of 150,000, driving the magazine to become a major force in youth culture/ fashion publishing. I have also established SuperSuper's reputation for producing cutting edge content, discovering new talent first (both featured and contributing) and developed its continually evolving, innovative art direction. Key duties: - Commissioning all content (both visual - shoots, art pieces etc, as well as written) across print and online. - Employing internal staff and building a large network of writers, photographers and stylists to establish both the voice and art direction of the magazine - Providing creative solutions and copywriting for advertorial and special projects clients including Adidas, Asics, Casio, Palladium, Tiger Beer and G-Shock - Co-ordinating, styling and art directing fashion editorials, trend pieces, advertorials and cover shoots. - Writing articles as needed, as well as proof reading and sub editing of all other content - Managing all social networking accounts including Twitter, Tumblr and Facebook - > Freelance journalist, copywriter, art director and stylist Sept 2007 - Present I have built up a number of high profile freelance relationships with various clients and publications, both internationally and domestically, print and online. These Include: - Providing comment pieces for national newspapers such as The Independent and The Sunday Times. - Styling work for The New York Times - Fashion film collaborations with Show Studio and Racked Films - Styling various Fashion Week collections and lookbooks - TV appearances on shows such as Channel 4's 3 Minute Wonder - Regular contributions to DIS Magazine in New York - Various features and interview pieces, including cover stories/ shoots for Vanidad (Spain) - Styling and Art Direction for fashion periodicals such as Undercurrent Magazine. - Copywriting for BOY London and LONG Clothing - Guest pieces on blogs such as Styleslut and magazines such as Disorder and Pix. - > Features Editor and Contributing Music Editor, SuperSuper Magazine. May 2008 - December 2009 During my time as Features and Contributing Music Editor I developed as the principle 'voice' at SuperSuper, writing all main features and cover pieces for the magazine and establishing a wide network of other writers and people of interest to commission all other features content. Key duties: - Writing all main (2000 word +) features pieces and cover stories. - Commissioning, editing and proof reading all other features, comment and opinion pieces. - Writing a regular music column, conducting interviews with a range of music acts and compiling charts from established artists and DJs - Co-ordinating music photo shoots and commissioning illustrations/ art treatments/ sourcing visuals for features pieces - Contributing to regular editorial meetings for content across the magazine. - Writing cultural, technology and style trend pieces as needed. - > UMAP Project Administrator, Manchester University, Manchester December 2007 - July 2008 Administrating workshops for Medical exam question writing and question selection for partner Universities. - Coordinating workshop bookings with local representatives for Manchester and 16 partner Universities - Writing and proof reading questions for medical examinations based on material sourced at workshops - Drafting invitation letters and distributing hard and electronic copies to medical and academic staff as well as post-graduate centres - Administrating exam question selection process for Manchester and 16 partner Universities - Producing digital and hard copy workshop presentation materials - Regularly updating staff and question author databases - Responding to all enquiries regarding exams and workshops via phone and email. - > Content Management officer, SOAS University, London March 2007 – December 2007: Assisting in migrating content data to new SOAS website - Creating web pages for the new SOAS website using HTML - Sourcing images and links to relevant external sites for the SOAS library pages - Testing and reviewing Beta version of the SOAS website - Education > De Montfort University, Leicester. 2001-2004 2:1 BA (Hons) Media and Music Technology > East Surrey College, Redhill. 2000-2001 SROCN (Level 2) Music Technology & Sound Recording > The Priory School, Dorking, 1993-2000. 2 A Levels: Art (B), History (C) 9 GCSE’s: A*(1), A(1), B(6), C(1).
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