Maggie Evans

Fort Lauderdale, FL USA
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Professional Experience

Influencing people through clear, authentic, and compelling content. Copywriter and content developer with a keen imagination and a dedication to great user experience. Experienced in writing for the Web, corporate writing needs, UI copy, article writing, and humor and fiction writing.

Expertise

Content Editor (online)
1 Year
Technical Writer
10 Years
Writer
10 Years

Specialty

Business (general)
20 Years
Lifestyle
1 Year
Technology
10 Years

Industries


Online/new media
2 Years
Other
10 Years
Marketing (in-house) - Fortune 1000 corp. clients
5 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

11 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

The Boca Raton Observer (1-2)

Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Citrix Systems, Inc. (3-5), Sibyl Design, Inc. (1-2), CBS Interactive (1-2), Visual Data Systems (1-2), Youth Enrichment Center at Hilton-Winn Farm (1-2)

Other Work History

As a Director at Citrix Systems, I created an online library for technical articles, put in place a publishing stream from CMS to Web, and promoted my department's successes to both internal and external audiences.

Foreign Language Skills

Some French.

Computer Skills

Office 2010 suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint). Windows XP, Vista, and 7. WordPress. Some Dreamweaver.

Equipment

Laptop, Nikon D90 SLR digital camera, audio recorder.

References

Kelly Hurley, COO and Executive Vice President of Visual Data Systems Brenda Myers, board member of non-profit Youth Enrichment Center at Hilton-Winn Farm Sibyl Perkins, Principal, Sibyl Design, Inc.

Associations

Gold Coast Public Relations Council

Work Samples

Fiction

(7/1/2009)
Short story, written originally for a Gotham Writers' Workshop class on fiction writing.
(7/1/2009)
Short story, written for Gotham Writers' Workshop class on fiction.

Magazine articles

(Boca Raton Observer 4/1/2011)
Local woman makes comeback after beating late-stage ovarian cancer.

Corporate projects

(Visual Data Systems 5/1/2011)
Project for corporate client. This content chunk is part of a larger piece the client uses in online marketing emails. As part of a corporate culture change, I introduced a new voice and tone to make the customer-facing content more targeted, friendly, and personal.
(Citrix Systems, Inc. 7/1/2010)
Create, edit, manage, and write for corporate newsletter updating employees on activities of division.

Non-profit projects

(Youth Enrichment Center at Hilton-Winn Farm 5/1/2011)
Created and authored WordPress site for non-profit organization dedicated to providing nature-based education and experiences for children of all ages and abilities.