Resume

Erich Schuler

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SELECTED WORK

Novy Unlimited
March 2016 – Present
Social Media Coordinator

      • Produces content for consumer-facing online presence (including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest), obtained internal and developer approvals as necessary
      • Manages content marketing across clientele’s owned social channels, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest)
      • Audits client creative assets (logos, trailers, screenshots, icons, gifs, etc.), social media profiles, websites, Kickstarter and Steam Greenlight campaigns, retail copy and recommends upgrades to maximize player and media interest

International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
September 2014 – Present
IGDA Scholar Ground and Site Operations / IGDA Atlanta Board Member

      • Managed relationship between IGDA Scholars and Nintendo of America for event planning, including: Nintendo E3 booth tours, Q&As with Nintendo Treehouse, and special events like the Nintendo World Championships
      • Secured agreement between Nintendo of America’s legal team and IGDA Foundation on behalf of IGDA Atlanta’s Mario Kart 8 tournament for the 2nd annual Game Studio Smackdown
      • Prepared social media content promoting a Mario Kart 8 tournament for IGDA Atlanta’s Facebook and Twitter accounts and had it approved by Nintendo of America’s legal and business teams

Moving Ink Media
June 2016 – Present
Social Media Coordinator

      • Managed content marketing for comic Kamikaze’s social media channels (Facebook and Twitter) during Heroescon 2016 and Anime Weekend Atlanta 2016
      • Identified real-time marketing opportunities, including pop culture moments, industry event coverage

Freelance Writer
March 2015 – Present
IGN.com / Zelda Universe

      • Writes news articles for com, the largest game and internet focused news site in the world
      • Features writer for Zelda Universe, the largest Zelda fan community in the world
      • On the ground reporter covering events, press conferences, and interviews with developers

SELECTED PROJECTS

Georgia Perimeter College (GPC) Japan Club President
January 2011 – July 2012

      • Planned and managed community cultural events, including large-scale cultural festivals and fundraisers
      • Awarded Georgia Perimeter College Leadership Excellence Award (2012) for initiative, scope and success of club activities, and efforts towards community outreach and engagement

SKILLS

    • Adobe Creative Suite with emphasis on Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere, InDesign, and Dreamweaver
    • Great understanding of social media platforms, including YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr
    • Strong writing, editing and communications skills
    • Experience supporting event planning and management
    • Multimedia powerhouse including video production (livestreaming), social photography, and podcasting capabilities
    • Experience rapidly growing and fostering an audience or community
    • General understanding of HTML and CSS

EDUCATION

Southern Polytechnic State University
December 2014

    • Bachelor of Arts in New Media Arts
    • Minors in International Studies and Computer Game Design and Development

ACHIEVEMENTS

      • Japanese Critical Language Scholarship (2014)
      • IGDA Scholar (2013, 2014)

Freelance Writer & Nintendo Connoisseur