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Hi, MY NAME iS VAN.

I am a digital creative.

about me

I’m addicted to all things digital, and obsessed with innovation solutions and emerging technologies.

Passions

Social Media

I devise and execute growth & brand engagement strategies on major social networks and platforms. Proficient in both B2C- & B2B-oriented approaches.

Digital PR

I craft various forms of written PR collateral and content including messaging, short and long-form articles, thought leadership content, press releases, press kits, and blog posts. Ghost-written guest articles published in VentureBeat, DEVOPs.com, and more. *Portfolio available upon request

WordPress

I implement and configure WordPress installations, consult on theme selection and design, and provide theme customization and content management services.

 

Entertainment

I’ve acted for theatre, film, TV, and commercials, and studied for one year at the Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute in NYC. At Harvard, I was actively involved in student theatre (at the American Repertory Theater). I also have experience working at film/TV production companies and a top-tier talent agency.

Neurobiology

I studied Neurobiology, and am especially interested in cognitive science, phenomenal consciousness and consciousness philosophy, and psychology.

Style

My content has been shared by brands such as Forever 21, Black Milk Clothing, ASOS, Dolls Kill, Lime Crime, QUAY Australia, Deepa Gurnani, Irregular Choice, YRU, TechCrunch, Helen Ficalora, and more*Follow me on Instagram: @supernovanGirl

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EXPERIENCE

January 2015 – Present

Digital Creative & Consultant

January 2015 – Present

Senior Strategist

Transform Group

January 2013 – December 2014

Senior Account Executive & Social Team Manager

SocialRadius

July 2012 – August 2012

Intern, Marketing & Online Communications

The Well Daily

September 2009 – May 2012

Web Marketing Assistant

American Repertory Theater

January 2011, Summer 2011

Intern, Motion Picture Talent/Literary & Chairman/CEO

International Creative Management (ICM)

Summer 2010

Intern, Editorial

PBS FRONTLINE

Summer 2009

Intern, Production

Slingshot Productions

Summer 2006

Intern, Web & Communications

Physicians For Human Rights (PHR)

EDUCATION

2012

Neurobiology; secondary field in Film Studies

Harvard University

Jonathan Levy Award nominee for “Most Promising Actor.”

2008

Acting for film, theatre, and TV

Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute (NYC)

2007

High School

Deerfield Academy

Graduated with honors and the class award for excellence in drama.

Other Skills

  • HTML, CSS
  • Photoshop, Dreamweaver
  • Microsoft Suite (duh)
  • Mac OS X, Windows
  • HootSuite, SproutSocial, Sysomos, etc.
  • Social Media Strategy & Marketing
  • Email Marketing & Template Design
  • Comedy Improv

portfolio

As Seen On

Style

The Tomorrow Show

Sam & Van Totally Can

Norms Commercial

Out Prank with Roman Atwood

contact

based in Los Angeles, CA

HiMyNameIsVan [at] gmail.com

Freelance available

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