Erich Schuler

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Freelance Writer
March 2015 – Present / Zelda Universe

      • Pitches and contributes news, reviews, features, previews, and interviews for a variety of outlets
      • Collaborates with media teams to produce video content, including hosting weekly shows and marathons
      • Maintains relationships with marketers, publishers, developers, and influencers through industry events

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, Anime Weekend Atlanta 2016 and 2017, MomoCon 2017, and promotion of successfully funded KickStarter
      • Identified real-time marketing opportunities, including pop culture moments, industry event coverage

International Game Developers Association (IGDA)
September 2014 – December 2017
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

Novy Unlimited
March 2016 – November 2017
Social Media Coordinator

      • Produced content for consumer-facing online presence (including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Instagram, and Pinterest), obtained internal and developer approvals as necessary
      • Managed content marketing across clientele’s owned social channels, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest)
      • Audited 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


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


    • 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


Southern Polytechnic State University
December 2014

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


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

Freelance Writer & Nintendo Connoisseur