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Writer & Content Strategist

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Amy Thibodeau

Writer and content strategist
http://amythibodeau.com
I’m a product-focused writer and content strategist with years of experience helping organizations create content that's designed for humans to understand and use .
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Work Experience

Freelance

Content Strategist
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Apr, 2015 - Current

I help my clients focus on what their customers need and want so we can work together to develop content that's useful, clear and human.

  • Improve the experience people have when they're checking out or paying, signing up, setting up a profile, and encountering error messages
  • Make legal and technical content easier to understand
  • Work on content strategy at the intersection of digital and physical products

Facebook

Content Strategist
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Apr, 2011 - Apr, 2015

As one of the first members of the Facebook content strategy team, I helped establish and grow the team into the powerhouse it is today.

  • Planned, wrote, edited, tested and tended to content including: UI copy, product education pages, product names, navigation items and nomenclature
  • Planned, edited and wrote for the Facebook design blog and managed the Twitter account
  • Developed content and communications strategies for projects from conceptual stage through to optimizing and iterating after launch
  • Helped develop content standards and evolved Facebook’s voice
  • Collaborated with designers, researchers, product managers, internationalization teams and engineers
  • Listed as an inventor on an approved US patent called "Methods and Systems for Optimizing Engagement With A Social Network"
  • Managed a the business product content strategy team for part of this time

Contentini

Partner and Co-Founder
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May, 2010 - Apr, 2011

While traveling around the world for a year, I co-founded Contentini, a boutique content strategy consultancy with an international roster of clients.

  • Worked with clients to evolve their brand through their use of language
  • Cared for and polished existing content by doing audits, workshops with clients, SEO and rewrites
  • Specialized in content for interfaces - the "how" language
  • Conceptualized and then managed products from start to finish
  • Contributed to the development of the content strategy practice by publishing regularly on contentini.com
  • Clients included Blinknow (Nepal), The Powerhouse Museum (Australia) and Exuberance Beauty (Canada)

Box UK

Head of Marketing
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Nov, 2008 - May, 2010

As the first marketing person at Box UK, I helped establish the company's brand and developed foundational ways of approaching content and branding.

  • Planned and managed the development of two new company websites and an online community for clients
  • Consulted on the interface content and user experience of the Amaxus Content Management System
  • Developed and implemented short and long term marketing strategies
  • Wrote and distributed press releases and pitched stories to relevant media and developed the company's social media presence
  • Established and managed the company brand
  • Worked with a great range of clients including the National Gallery, the BBC, the Royal Navy and Eidos (Tombraider.com)

MacKenzie Art Gallery

Communications Manager
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Jun, 2006 - Oct, 2008

I was the sole communications professional at this large regional museum and wore many hats. I single-handedly undertook all communications and PR work for two nationally acclaimed exhibitions: Andy Warhol and Impressionist Masterworks.

  • Planned and implemented all communications and public relations material
  • Developed online and offline content and promotional strategies for major exhibitions, community and school programs, and special events
  • Managed a major overhaul of the brand and website
  • Created and implemented a visual and content style guide

Saskatchewan Arts Board

Communications Officer
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Sep, 2001 - Jun, 2006

Developed all online and offline marketing and communications material including Annual Reports, stakeholder communications, website, social media presence and arts advocacy campaigns

Education

University of Northern British Columbia

English and Women Studies

The University of Regina - Luther College Campus

English & Women Studies

Projects

Write Like a Human

Writer and Editor

Developed a Medium publication that features tactical advice for people who weren’t hired to write product content but find themselves doing it anyway.

Ignite London

Co-founder and co-organizer
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Aug, 2009 - Apr, 2010

Co-chaired and coordinated the first two Ignite events to happen in London, UK, which both sold-out in minutes. My responsibilities includes establishing the Ignite London website and social media accounts, planning and promoting the events and wrangling speakers ranging from Ben Hammersley of Wired Magazine to Cory Doctorow of Boing Boing and Russell Davies of the Interesting Conference.

Skills

  • Content strategy & analysis
  • UX and interaction content
  • Writing & editing
  • Developing voice and tone style guides
  • Simplifying the complex
  • Building a highly effective team
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Content Strategist

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Benjamin Noyes

Content Strategist
Boston, MA
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http://linkedin.com/in/benjaminbnoyes
Goal-oriented and results-focused Content Strategist with 3 years of experience building distinct content environments, incorporating: thought leadership, websites and apps, and social channels.
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Work Experience

Alibaba Group

Senior Content Strategist
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Nov, 2017 - Apr, 2018

Member of the AliExpress international Content Strategy team. Focused on the global market (English language), responsibilities included UX writing, social media management, and internal thought leadership.

  • Developed 10-page style guide for UX Writing on AliExpress platform
  • Managed tiered strategy for global social channel, which resulted in increased metrics (19% for impressions, 65% for likes, 30% for link clicks, and 25% for engagement rate)
  • Expanded video strategy with an emphasis on creating a more trust-oriented culture
  • Virtually led a team to publish bi-weekly mailings on Content Strategy trends

Labbrand

Senior Content Strategist
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Aug, 2016 - Sep, 2017

Lead for the corporate Content Strategy for Labbrand and its digital sub-brand, MADJOR. Responsibilities included global and local social media oversight, content pipeline management, content social strategy, and corporate touchpoint redesigns.

  • Managed content pipeline during global expansion, which resulted in 1.75x greater volume (on average, per month) over a 1.25 year time period
  • Initiated a global website revamp as content lead
  • Created content for award-winning client projects, including Thomas Cook, SKODA, and Silicon Valley Bank

Labbrand

Corporate Branding Specialist
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Sep, 2015 - Jun, 2016

General marketing specialist stationed at Labbrand's headquarters. Responsibilities included uploading content through the CMS, proofreading content from the CEO, and kick-starting the internal content program.

  • Introduced content curation plan with nearly 80% employee adoption
  • Collaborated with CEO on 7 thought leadership pieces cumulatively shared over 4k times
  • Assited in creating and gatekeeping English content, including quarterly long-form reportst

Newhuadu Business School

Consulting Intern
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Jun, 2014 - Jul, 2014

Part of a 28-person internship program in Beijing, China: program was divided into 6 teams, with each team given a group of companies to consult. As team 1, responsibilities included travel to Shenzhen, on-site tours, and secondary market research.

  • Attended week-long introduction to business in the Chinese context
  • Organized international competency review for the client (Shunde Municipal Government) comprised of primary and secondary market research about standout manufacturing firms
  • Participated in managerial interviews in English and Chinese
  • Pitched 63-page devlierables to succesfuly complete internship program

University of Richmond Writing Center

Writing Consultant (student position)
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Aug, 2013 - May, 2015

Paid tutor for UR's Writing Center. As a specialist in ESL students and with an interest in cross-cultural rhetoric, responsibilities included meeting with cohorts of students 1:1 and suggesting actionable tips to improve writing.

  • Published research paper on contrastive rhetoric in English and Mandarin
  • Defined best practices for adapting Chinese academic writing to English academic writing
  • Counseled 120 times per semester with consistently positive reviews

Education

University of Richmond

Bachelors of Science Chinese Studies and Business Administration (Marketing)
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Aug, 2011 - May, 2015

Double major in Chinese Studies and Business Admin, with a concentration in Marketing. Involved on campus as an Orientation Advisor, Sigma Chi Fraternity Social Chair, and member of the Club Soccer team.

Peking University

Certificate Chinese Language and Culture
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Jun, 2013 - Aug, 2013

Achieved conversational fluency in Mandarin Chinese through a 10-week accelerated study abroad program. Completed Chinese Language CH 400 (401 + 402) and Chinese Cinema as Cultural Translation and Self Representation.

Skills

  • Google Analytics
  • Microsoft Suite
  • Content Management Systems
  • On-page SEO
  • UX Writing
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Social Media Management
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Content Strategist

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John Moore Williams

Content Strategist
San Francisco, California
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http://jmdubs.webflow.io/
I design voices, systems, and content that spur action, inspire trust, and create fans.
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Work Experience

Webflow

Head of Content Strategy
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Jul, 2015 - Current

At Webflow, I take the lead on all things content, from in-product microcopy to marketing copy to our blog. I developed Webflow's voice, tone, and style guides (and built the website that houses them: http://editorial-style.webflow.io/); provide oversight on help center content; and developed guidelines for in-product content.

  • Built our blog from near-nothing to over a half million subscribers
  • Created and maintain the voice and tone, messaging, and content patterns portions of our brand style guide: https://brand-at.webflow.io/voice-and-tone
  • Launched three web-books with 10,000+ pageviews each—and ~5% conversion rate
  • Concepted and wrote https://webflow.com/ix2, which was featured in Boing Boing: https://boingboing.net/2017/10/25/the-history-of-the-web-in-20-s.html
  • Oversee all our social channels (with 53k followers on Facebook and over 19k on Twitter)

InVision

Director of Content Strategy
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Oct, 2014 - Jun, 2015

I defined InVision's voice and tone, shaped the style guide, and brought a lively, human voice to every blog post, email, and landing page the company produced. I also played a key role in transforming the InVision blog into a design industry destination with over 1 million readers, providing guidance on a redesign, managing the editorial calendar, and editing each post for alignment with the brand.

  • Increased CTR on large-list emails by an average of 6% over six months
  • Improved blog traffic by 243% over 6 months
  • Lowered post bounce rate on articles by an average of 20% over 6 months
  • Increased product sign-ups by over 25% in one quarter

LinkedIn

Senior Copywriter & Content Strategist
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May, 2013 - Oct, 2014

After a year overseeing in-product copy, emails, and marketing materials as a content strategist on LinkedIn's Team Money (monetized product group), I transitioned to the Brand & Marketing team, where I served as the lead copywriter for all B2B product marketing materials.

  • Wrote the script for the video "Fill in the _____", a key element for the launch of LinkedIn's educational products. You can check it out here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f16YqkyHqrY
  • Revised the LinkedIn Premium upgrade flow, leading to a 68% drop in refund requests and a 3 to 5% increase in lifetime value
  • Determined content strategy, tone, and wrote all copy for LinkedIn Sales Navigator, the desktop and mobile app for salespeople
  • Wrote the tagline, in-product copy, and marketing materials for LinkedIn Job Seeker, the mobile jobs app

Esurance

Senior Copywriter & UX Writer
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Apr, 2011 - Apr, 2013

Hired on as an SEO content copywriter, I eventually took over most in-product content projects, acted as lead ad copywriter for various sponsorships and partnerships, and coordinated a site content audit that led to significant performance improvements.

  • Led most in-product content efforts (including registration and payment flows, the mobile app, and member area)
  • Served as lead copywriter for Esurance Mobile, the Coverage Counselor, and a mobile insurance payment flow
  • Covered sponsorships of the Golden State Warriors, South by Southwest, and various music festivals

Education

University of California at Berkeley

English

Skills

  • Content strategy
  • Content modeling
  • Copywriting
  • Blogging
  • Editing
  • User experience
  • Wireframing
  • Design
  • Associated Press Style
  • Chicago Manual of Style
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