- New York City, NY, US
- £30 /hr
- Available now
Writer … Editor … Copyeditor … Proofreader
Editorial and Marketing Communications
---Published in books, magazines, newspapers, brochures, press kits, websites, newsletters,more...Writer … Editor … Copyeditor … Proofreader
Editorial and Marketing Communications
---Published in books, magazines, newspapers, brochures, press kits, websites, newsletters, catalogs, promotion and advertising materials, video and TV programs.
---Expertise in design, arts, lifestyle and business subjects with subject expertise in international fashion, textiles, needlecrafts, crafts, home sewing, interiors, retailing and Native American crafts/ culture.
---Experienced project manager adept at working with clients to develop concepts, supervising writers, photographers, stylists and art directors, acquiring rights, acquiring artwork, working with printers and approving proofs.
---Bilingual: English/French. Knowledge: Italian and Spanish.
---PC and Mac literate. Electronic editing. MS Word. Adobe Acrobat. Chicago Manual of Style, Words Into Type.
Area Covered: New York, US
Work Experience Summary: AUTHOR Halston: An American Original (HarperCollins Publishers)
Biography of fashion designer; definitive history and analysis of his fashion contributions.
EDITORIAL DIRECTOR for magazines, advertorials and newsletters.
(WWD, Footwear News, DuPont, Cotton Inc., Margit Publications)
EDITOR / REPORTER / WRITER / TECHNICAL WRITER / SCRIPTWRITER for trade and consumer publications, trend services, newsletters, videos, TV and web sites. Feature and news and repeat columns. How-to instructions for crafts and home sewing.
(Gessato.com, Allearsearmuffs.com, Workman Press, Rockport Publishers, Soho Publishing, Hollan Publishing, WWD, Textile World, DNR, Knitting Times, DNR Video Report/ Reeves Corporate Services, Sewing Today/PBS, Think Again /American Wool Council, NBA Properties, LabelSolutions.net, Sportswear International, McCall’s Needlework & Crafts, Seventeen, Nigel French, Apparel News, Distinction, International Textiles, Western Styles, Western/English World, Private Label Development, Private Label Newsletter, MR, The New York Times. American Fabrics and Fashions, Men’s Wear [London], M, Men’s Apparel News, Optical Index, Luggage & Travelwear)
PUBLIC RELATIONS / PROMOTION CONSULTANT / WRITER for domestic and overseas trade shows and companies. Created promotion, advertising, press kits, videos, audiovisual presentations, fashion shows, fashion and trend forecasting publications, ad campaigns, catalogs, books, brochures, trade show displays, contests, speeches and garment
(Joseph Abboud, Yarn Fair International, CAD Expo Plus, KnitWest & Sew, National Knitwear & Sportswear Assn., American Wool Council, International Wool Secretariat [Paris], Masters of Linen, Tencel, Wellman, Celanese, Ike Behar, Federated Stores, Ron Chereskin, Cashmere & Camel Hair Institute, Anne Taylor Davis Communications, Bloomingdale’s, Neiman Marcus, Macy’s, Sandlapper Fabrics, Laboratory Institute of Merchandising, Wunderman)
COPYEDITOR / PROOFREADER for books, articles, personal histories/memoirs, advertising and editorial. Managed proofreading/editorial services department. Developed style guides.
(Workman Press, Rockport Publishing, Dallas Women’s Journal, Stan Adler Assoc., Religions in Peace, Raymond Smith/Rothschild Inc., EPS, Wunderman/Y&R [Manager, IBM Proofreading], FCB Leber Katz, J. Hunt & Fultz, Industry Publishers, Toby Feldman Court Reporting)
RESEARCHER / WRITER for international market studies. (Commercial Office of Peru in NY, SOGO [Japan, Spain], USAID/IMCC [Ghana/Washington D.C.], Concept et Développement [Paris], Harlem Textile Works [NY])
TRANSLATOR for French-to-English and English-to-French business and nonfiction materials.
(Phillips International, Masters of Linen)
---DIRECTOR / CONSULTANT. EGI • Elaine Gross International, NY, Paris
---ADJUNCT FACULTY. Laboratory Institute of Merchandising
---PROMOTION /FASHION DIRECTOR. American Wool Council, NY, Denver
---DIRECTOR. EGI • Elaine Gross International, New York and Paris
---MENSWEAR FASHION COORDINATOR International Wool Secretariat, Paris
---CONSULTANT / EDITOR. Phase One, Elaine Gross & Associates, NY
---EXECUTIVE EDITOR. F.I.R.E. Magazine, LA
---SPORTSWEAR EDITOR, ASST. FASHION EDITOR. DNR (Daily News Record), Fairchild Publications, NY
---CRAFTS EDITOR, ASSOCIATE FABRICS EDITOR. Seventeen Magazine, NY
---EDITORIAL ASSISTANT. McCall Pattern Company, NY
Education Summary: EDUCATION
Brooklyn College Bachelor of Arts
Fashion Institute of Technology A.A.S.
Polytechnic University Graduate Studies —Technical Communication
Editorial Freelancers Association, Fashion News Workshop, The National Needlework Assn., Color Association of the U.S., Fashion Group International’s Color and Fabric Committee, Fashion Roundtable, Première Vision Color Committee, Intercolor, Society for Technical Communication
Writer, Editor, Proofreader