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  Elizabeth Gariti
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  Elizabeth is an Digital Communications Specialist with a focus on content strategy, content creation and "e'' communications. She has been a Content Strategist, Writer and Producer for websites and digital projects in business, film & television, music, advertising, the performing arts and publishing and has expansive knowledge of the digital space. Her writing spans everything from grants to news stories to web advertising copy to functional analysis: promotional e-mails, music reviews, telemarketing scripts, case studies, full-length feature articles and use cases. As a content strategist and web producer, she employs her creative and technical experience to organize, create and maintain websites, digital projects and applications. She is seeking freelance opportunities as a Digital Content Strategist.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Digital Content Strategist 4 Years
Content Editor (online) 10 Years
Writer 10 Years
Specialty
Entertainment 8 Years
Music 7 Years
Theater 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
14 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Tribeca Film Festival (3-5), Webby Awards (3-5), Wunderman (3-5), Truax & Company (1-2), UpperEast.com (1-2), ManhattanLocal.com (1-2)
Other Work History
MTV Networks, VH1 Interactive, OgilvyInteractive, Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide
Computer Skills
Word, Excel, Powerpoint, MS Project, Access, Visio; Photoshop, Illustrator; Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks; HTML, Javascript, Windows XP, OS 10
Technical Skills
Web design & production, Photoshop and photo/image editing and production
Equipment
Dell Inspiron 6000 with audio recording capabilities, image production, video editing and web development capabilities
Foreign Language Skills
Some Italian
Awards
2002 Caples Award -- Consumer Website Production
Other
Web Development Certificate from the New School
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near New York, NY. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license.
Work Samples
 
Feature Articles  
(UpperEast.com, 6/15/2006)
Feature article for UpperEast.com, an informational website about New York City's Upper East Side.
(UpperEast.com, 6/7/2006)
Feature article for UpperEast.com, an informational website about New York City's Upper East Side.
(UpperEast.com, 2/15/2006)
Feature article for UpperEast.com, an informational website about New York City's Upper East Side.
(Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide's Intranet, 5/15/2005)
This was a feature article published on Ogilvy & Mather's Intranet. Dove soap, one of Ogilvy's oldest brands, was launched in 1955. This article was written in commemoration of the brand's 50th Anniversary.
News Stories  
(Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Intranet, 11/3/2005)
A news item about the memorial service for Jock Elliott, Ogilvy's Chairman Emeritus
(VH1 Interactive's Music First News, 8/1/1998)
A news item for VH1.com's "Music First News" about New York City's annual Fringe Festival
Music Reviews  
(VH1.com, 6/22/1999)
A sample of CD reviews published on VH1.com and on CDNow.com from Feb. 1998 thru June 1999.
Copy Writing  
(Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide Intranet, 11/1/2005)
This is copy for a monthly e-mail sent to employees promoting a digest of articles published on the Intranet.
(CDNow.com, 6/22/1999)
Every week, I had to submit 10, 25-word blurbs about new CDs featured on VH1.com's store on CDNow. The poetry skills were invoked!