Summer Lopez

Summer Lopez

Creative & Marketing Content

Remote
Profile:

Summary

I am a seasoned, savvy writer/editor/strategist who is passionate about creating compelling, search-optimized content. Using a fresh and clear voice, my work delivers measurable results.

Past content creation and marketing experience includes: original stories, TV and video scripts, social media calendars, newsletters, blogs, team biographies, and product and service descriptions. I pride myself on factual accuracy, attention to grammar and punctuation, and quality assurance. I take creative direction well and work collaboratively to ideate, research, develop, and revise content quickly and correctly.

I work remotely from my dedicated home office on a flexible schedule depending upon the requirements of my assignment or position. My project management processes are reliable; I am accountable and always meet deadlines.

Feedback is incredibly important to me; I listen to constructive criticism with an open mind.

Experience

2016 Sep - Present
Web Content Writer
MAV Canadian Transport / Los Angeles, CA
  • Writing and editing website and newsletter content for a cross-border transportation start-up to generate sales leads and support existing customer base.
  • Combining and rearranging messaging from source documents, adapting tone and style to engage market-specific audiences.
  • Advising the executive team on how to effectively launch and evolve corporate brand story.
2014 Aug - Present
Freelance
Writer / Editor
  • Pitching, writing, assigning, and editing trending story topics and continually looking for ways to push breaking and/or viral stories forward with new angles.
  • Deep personal enthusiasm for the hottest takes on parenting, pop culture, celebrity influencers, and politics.
  • Acute appreciation of creating relevant and engaging content for audiences spanning iGen, Millennials, and Generation X.
  • Demonstrated ability to turn around story ideas rapidly and versatility to explore complex topics in both click-bait and long-form enterprising work.
  • Recent samples include:
2016 Apr - 2016 Apr
Video Script Writer
TEKsystems / Walnut Creek, CA
  • Wrote the script for an internal promotional video and consulted on production from initial concept development through delivery, including shooting and editing material.
  • Collaborated with cross-functional team to strategize and execute based on marketing priorities and voice guidelines.
2008 Jul - 2008 Oct
Web Series Writer
Sony Pictures Television / Culver City, CA
  • Staffed by Executive Producer Paul Stupin (Creator, Dawson's Creek) to develop core concept for early web series prototype.
  • Scripted the pilot for "Jessie's Diary" and contributed to show operations, revising per casting considerations and physical production constraints.
2006 Aug - 2007 Mar
Writer / Creator
Disney ABC Television Group / Burbank, CA
  • Developed, pitched, and executed "Cheer Camp," an original web series and social network targeting a millennial audience to promote Universal's "Bring It On" franchise.
  • Worked hand in hand with Network Programming, Promotions and Ad Sales teams to conceptualize and deliver on-air and online integrations.

Education

2002 - 2004
University of Southern California
B.A. Cinema-Television
  • Awarded Stephen Gentry Scholarship for writing achievement.
  • Selected as Top 10 Coca-Cola Refreshing Filmmaker.
  • Produced "Pretty Dead Girl," Official Selection of the Sundance, Tribeca and AFI Film Festivals.
  • Launched Academy Award-winner, "West Bank Story."

Skills