Doug Hahn

Resume

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Special Event / Philanthropic Writing
  • Real Estate Properties Branding
  • Environment & Health
  • Academic and Fine Arts Writing
  • Business Planning and Technical Writing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Source Code Documentation

EMPLOYMENT

Bently Enterprises

March 2007–Present — Freelance Content Writer
  • Wrote, edited, and proofread interactive copy on the company website to improve visibility of “green” company policies, certifications, and awards.
  • Composed site maps and use cases for third party projects that limited scope creep and proved critical to success. Worked closely with outside PR agencies, third party vendors, and in-house design team to achieve branding goals for Bently Enterprises and their affiliates.
  • Updated sister-sites with proofed copy, and semantic W3C-compliant HTML.
  • Wrote and proofed press releases, web content, and magazine ad copy for a variety of high profile charity benefits and websites.
  • Responsible for the online archiving of all company media, as well as day-to-day administrative tasks and inter-company communiqués.
  • Assisted a development team building custom in-house web applications by providing software documentation and the composing end-user guides.
  • Wrote copy and designed signage for print production.

Bently Reserve

March 2007–Present — Freelance Content Writer
  • Worked closely with design team to create branded and technical copy for the Bently Reserve Website. Wrote feature articles, managed newsletter campaign, and SEO copy and standards-compliant alt-text for images and galleries.
  • Coded newsletters with standards-compliant HTML and in-line CSS for maximum campaign exposure across a variety of email providers.
  • Worked closely with Reserve staff to create a strategic marketing campaign including google AdWords, tag line development, magazine spreads, and electronic newsletters.
  • Responsible for managing and publishing articles via WordPress. Aided administrators with in-house project management system.
  • Proofed and edited third-party articles for publication.
  • Provided meaningful constructive feedback to design team regarding crucial project milestones, fundamental site development, site accessibility, and end user support.

Dotfive

Lead Content Writer — Sep 2003–Dec 2008
  • Performed as senior copy writer role for a marketing team to achieve branding initiatives for wide variety of clientele.
  • Responsible for establishing preliminary project scope with clientele, managed information architecture, and kept projects on track.
  • Wrote, edited, and proofed interactive copy, composed e-newsletters, and prepped copy for web design team in semantic HTML.

EDUCATION

Sarah Lawrence College
Bronxville, NY
Master of Fine Arts, concentration in Poetics, May 2007
Loyola University Chicago
Chicago, IL
Bachelor of Arts, English, June 2003

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Content Strategy, Use-Case, Site Mapping, SEO.
  • Expert knowledge of semantic HTML Markup (4 and 5), bolstered by a working knowledge of intermediate CSS.
  • Social Media (Twitter, Facebook).
  • Ability to manage time and multitask in deadline-driven environments.
  • Detail-oriented copy editor familiar with both AP and Chicago manuals of style.
  • Extensive experience with open source publication, project management, and CMS systems.
  • Imaginative, identity-building writer with a nimble command of the language. Chameleon-like ability to adapt to any in-house writing style.
  • Expert in Mac OSX and industry-standard software, including Adobe Creative Suite. Proficient in Windows XP.