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Erich Schuler

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SELECTED WORK

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 & 2017, MomoCon 2017 & 2018, and promotion of successfully funded KickStarter
      • Identified real-time marketing opportunities, including pop culture moments, industry event coverage

IGN.com / Zelda Universe
March 2015 – August 2018
Freelance Writer / Broadcaster

      • Pitched and contributed news, reviews, features, previews, and interviews for a variety of outlets
      • Collaborated with media teams to produce video content, including hosting weekly shows and marathons
      • Maintained and fostered relationships with PR, publishers, developers, and influencers

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
      • 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, obtained internal and developer approvals as necessary
      • Managed content marketing across clientele’s social channels (including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, and Pinterest)
      • Audited client creative assets and recommended upgrades to maximize player and media interest
      • Created social media copy and did event management for big brands (Level-5’s Professor Layton and Yo-kai Watch series)

Gaba / Interac
February 2015 – December 2015
Assistant Language Teacher

      • Arranged and executed lesson plans for individual one-on-one adult sessions and entire classrooms of school-age children
      • Communicated to teachers in Japanese about lesson plans
      • Designed games, songs, and exercises to encourage learning and reinforce vocabulary and grammar

Consulate General of Japan (Atlanta)
August 2011 – December 2011
Japan Information Center Intern

      • Assisted in the organization of JapanFest 2011, the largest Japanese cultural festival in the southeastern U.S.
      • Designed and set up displays about earthquake/tsunami relief efforts in Japan for JapanFest
      • Coordinated an award ceremony for Macon Cherry Blossom Festival founder and a reception for returning JET English teachers at the Consulate’s residence

SKILLS

    • 7 years of retail and customer service experience
    • Microsoft Office proficiency, including Excel & Outlook
    • Experienced with Adobe Creative Suite
    • Self-starting, determined, and proactive
    • Adaptable and possesses great people skills
    • Multimedia powerhouse—using computers and digital cameras for the execution of creative projects
    • Knowledgeable about social media, HTML, & 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)
      • GDC Conference Associate (2013, 2015)
      • Leadership Excellence Award by Georgia Perimeter College (2012)
      • Member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

Freelance Writer & Nintendo Connoisseur