Samantha Altea

New York, NY 10022 USA
Website: http://www.samanthaaltea.com
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Professional Experience

Freelance copywriter and journalist who has worked with leading brands, corporations, newspapers & magazines specializing in fashion, beauty, lifestyle and celebrity. As a copywriter: i have written copy for clients such as Lucky Brand, The Frye Company, David's Bridal, Avon, Van Heusen, Robert Graham, OroMagnifico, Coach, mark. (a brand of Avon). I am able to create copy suitable for any product, person, place or event. From head/tag lines, to decks, collateral pieces, in-store signage, catalogs, trend books, product naming, video scripts, online copy, banners, product descriptions, email campaigns. I've worked on every aspect of a full 360 campaign. As a journalist: I have written features for magazines such as Self, Marie Claire, SFX, Kaboose.com, DailyCandy.com, Dan's Papers, EndlessBeauty.com From Interviews with high profile celebrities, to fashion, beauty and lifestyles pieces, See my website for samples and more info: www.samanthaaltea.com

Expertise

Copywriter
15 Years
Copywriter
15 Years
Writer
12 Years

Specialty

Fashion
15 Years
Lifestyle
15 Years
Beauty
15 Years

Industries


Magazine - Large Consumer/National magazines
15 Years
Advertising, client side
15 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
15 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

15 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Kaboose inc (6-10), Hearst, Meredith corp, et al (10+), Brown Publishing (10+)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Avon (and mark) (10+), Lucky Brand (10+), The Frye Company (6-10)

Other Work History

In-house senior freelance copywriter mark. (avon). see: samanthaaltea.com

Foreign Language Skills

Little French, Cantonese

Computer Skills

Word, photoshop, illustrator, dreamweaver

Equipment

Laptop/desktop computers (both) Dictaphone...(audio recorder)

Work Permits & Visas

British national. Yes, accent an' all. (But have a green card-which means I'm a permanent resident and can legally work)

References

upon request

Associations

Soho House member

Work Samples

General

(2/11/2016)
Some lifestyle writing samples
(2/11/2016)
Samples of interviews with celebrities and personalities
(2/11/2016)
Samples and links to some corporate clients who have hired me as a copywriter
(2/11/2016)
Personal web site showcasing samples of work
(2/11/2016)
Samples of fashion, health and beauty work
(2/11/2016)
Archives from Samantha's four year beauty column.