Industries I've worked in
20+ years' experience working for a variety of client types in a creative agency environment.
Majors: Financial Services, Technology, Professional Services, B2B
Minors: Government, Education, Insurance, Retail/Consumer, Media/Entertainment, Food/Beverage
Who I've worked for
Clients: IBM, Dell Computer, PepsiCo, Charles Schwab, American Express, TIAA-CREF, Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments, ADP, Pitney Bowes, Rodale Press, Nationwide Insurance, Barnes & Noble, Yale University (partial list)
Agencies: Wunderman, Siegel & Gale, EMC, Sullivan & Co., Modus Associates, Waters Design, Spring O'Brien, Cavan Communications
Things I'm good at
- Content strategy
- Editorial planning and execution
- Writing and editing
- Researching and interviews
- Social media
- User experience
- Connecting people
- Helping people
Other skills include CMS authoring, email marketing, collaboration tools, productivity and automation apps, light graphics/audio production, podcasting.
Samples of my work
Here's my writing portfolio on Contently. Or download a more extensive selection of writing samples (warning: it's a 45+ MB PDF). I can also share some samples of content strategy work by request.
"Julie is a dedicated, organized, and talented writer and content strategist. She is exceedingly reliable. And highly responsive to her clients. I've worked with her on a number of occasions, and have been thrilled with the results every time." — Dan Briody, Managing Partner at Cavan Communications
"Julie has a rare combination of the appreciation for user experience, and the ability to create a memorable one with both broad, conceptual experiences and deft, detailed writing." — Graham Ericksen, Principal & Chief Strategy Officer at Modus Associates
“As a copywriter for web content, she has a keen sense of interface design, which makes things so much easier for UX-focused projects…would highly recommend her for any messy, complicated, heavy-duty interactive media project in need of some order.” — Sabrina Fonseca, Sr. User Experience Architect (EMC)/Sr. IA (Infor - Hook & Loop)
“Humble, talented, creative, responsive, organized, and smart as hell. She’s always been a pleasure to work with, knocking it out of the park on everything from content strategy to straight-ahead copywriting. Added bonus: she has a great sense of humor.” — Michael McWatters, Creative Director (Sullivan) / UX Architect (TED Conferences)
For more reviews, please connect with me on LinkedIn.