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									                         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

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> 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.

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> 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.

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> 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.

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> 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

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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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