INTRODUCTION

I’ve worked remote since 2008 helping and inspiring people through creativity, language, collaboration, and technology. I welcome opportunities where I can use the best of my knowledge and skills to make a difference in others.

CV: .pdf | .docx

SKILLS

Project management
Editorial calendar management
Blogging and creative writing
Email marketing
Email/chat customer support

YOU CAN HIRE ME FOR:

  • Blog/premium content brainstorming and creation
  • Marketing help
  • Editorial calendar management
  • Project management for individuals and remote teams
  • Customer happiness and support via email/live chat
  • Other creative/leadership roles you think I’d be a good fit for.

COUNTRIES VISITED  

New York, California, and Maryland, USA
Oxford and London, UK
Singapore, SINGAPORE
Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA
Hong Kong, HK
Macau, CHINA
Beijing, CHINA
Istanbul, TURKEY
Dubai, UAE

Languages: English and Filipino with a tiny hint of verbal Fookien. I hope to learn fluent Mandarin someday!

KEY INTERESTS 

Southeast Asian and Latin American literature
Greek, Hawaiian, and Filipino mythology
Social entrepreneurship
Locally made lifestyle products and businesses
Woodworking and leather making
Graphic/logo design

WORK EXPERIENCE

Product specialist + Blog content creator for TeamGantt.com
2016-PRESENT | CONTRACTUAL

I welcome and assist TeamGantt users by solving their problems and helping them navigate the product. On the side, I manage the company’s editorial calendar to ensure there is a steady queue of quality content to publish each week.

Sample work: How to Stop Task Switching Without Actually Fighting It | 30 Dead Simple Productivity Hacks for Remote Teams

Contributing review writer for Zapier.com
2015-PRESENT | FREELANCE

Driven by my interest in desktop and mobile apps, I contribute to Zapier’s Zapbook by writing detailed reviews of apps included in their app directory.

Published reviews:

Gumroad
PayPal
Wunderlist
WooCommerce
Freshbooks (New)

Staff writer + Editorial manager at DesignGood.com
2013 – 2015 | CONTRACTUAL

I manage the brand’s editorial calendar while reaching out to story leads to craft compelling stories about people and brands using creativity to make a social impact.

Sample work: How Human-Centered Design Can Solve the World’s Biggest Problems | How to Start—and Finish!—Your Next Creative Project

Tutorials writer + Blog author at Envato.com
2012 – 2014 | FREELANCE

I first joined the Envato network in 2012 as a blog author for AppStorm.net, which focuses on reviews, roundups, and news for desktop, mobile, and web apps. I then switched over to Tutsplus.com briefly to write tutorials on how to use apps to get things done.

Sample work: 35+ Markdown Apps for the Mac | How to Reduce the Size of Your PDF Without Compromising Image Quality

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Arts Major in Literature
De La Salle University – Manila
2011-2013 (graduated)

Bachelor of Arts Major in Communication Arts
De La Salle University – Manila
2007-2009 (incomplete)

AWARDS AND HONORS

Outstanding Thesis Award
De La Salle University – Manila (2013)
Received the award for my work on an animal poetry collection. Soon to be published.

2nd Honors Dean’s List
De La Salle University – Manila (2011-2012)
Recognized as a dean’s lister for the 2nd and 3rd terms of academic year.

EXTRA-CURRICULAR

  • VP of Documentation, Literature Circle
  • Feature writer, The La Sallian / The Menagerie
  • Guild member, DLSU Harlequin Theatre Guild