Resume

Resume

Online version below, PDF version more below (coming soon).

email

catsamarista@gmail.com 

education

University of Central Florida
BA: Advertising/Public Relations
Minor: Writing and Rhetoric 

achievements

2019:
Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre graduate
(improvisational comedy)

2018:
Cannes Young Lions winner
(2nd Place, Digital)

2017:
Cannes Young Lions finalist
(Finalist, Print)

2016:
AAF Most Promising Multicultural Student
(MPMS)
Graphis Merit Award
(New Talent)

2015:
4As Multicultural Advertising Internship Program Fellow
(MAIP)

experience

Social Copywriter
Apple
— Cupertino, CA
January 2019 to Present
Work: social (Instagram), retail, brand (iPhone, Mac, Arcade)
✔ @apple on Instagram—concepting, researching, pitching content, doing pre-pro, production, and editing stories/posts before they go live
✔ Sold in retail’s biggest campaign, Back to School 2019 (out now)
✔ Working on secret brand things 👀

Copywriter
POSSIBLE
— Los Angeles, CA
July 2017 to January 2019
Clients: Acura, AT&T, DIRECTV, Microsoft
✔ Digitally launched 4 vehicles for Mitsubishi North America as lead writer
✔ Concepted and wrote copy for AT&T and DIRECTV social media campaigns
✔ Assisted with copy for the agency’s other clients and new biz

Freelance Copywriter
Publicis.Sapient
— Miami, FL
June 2016 to July 2017
Clients: Miami Heat, Carnival Cruises, Universal Orlando
✔ Created campaign for Miami Heat for social, email, and in-arena
✔ Collaborated with creatives across all levels—on anything from new biz pitches and campaigns to tightening up copy for the final client preso

Freelance Copywriter
Evok Advertising
— Orlando, FL
August 2015 to May 2016; January 2015 to April 2015
Clients: DOGIPOT, NMEDA, Ocala/Marion County
✔ Wrote copy for blogs, newsletters, agency’s social media, etc.
✔ Proofread RFP responses, print ads, anything with words

Copywriting Intern
Publicis
— New York City, NY
June 2015 to August 2015
Clients: Wendy's, Red Lobster, new business
✔ Pitched concepts to CDs for a new biz pitch
✔ Presented ideas to SVP of Red Lobster that were called "brilliant"