My Resumes

EDUCATION

University of California, Irvine                                                                                                           Irvine, CA

Bachelor of Arts: Literary Journalism, Minor in English

GPA 3.339, Dean’s Honor List Recipient Winter and Spring 2013, Winter 2014

Class of 2015

WORK EXPERIENCE

Goldstar Events: Listing Editor/Copywriter                                                June 2016-present

  • Create compelling event copy for Goldstar Events, a discount ticket website that has an audience of 8 million+ users
  • Complete data entry and inventory for users to make purchases

Freelance Writer and Editor                                                                            May 2016-present

  • Sprudge: contributor for coffee news and culture articles in Los Angeles and beyond
  • Eater LA: contributor for food, lifestyle and culture articles in Los Angeles

The Happening Group, Inc: Media Associate, Los Angeles, CA                  May 2016-present

  • Research and create social media content for Happening in NELA, an Instagram account that has 20+ thousand followers
  • Write lifestyle articles ranging from food reviews to retail features for Happening in DTLA and Happening in Highland Park, accounts that host over 130,000 followers
  • Update websites weekly with event and advertisement graphics
  • Generate weekly marketing emails containing event ideas and ad space for subscribers

The New University: Staff Writer, Irvine, CA                                      January 2013-June 2015

  • Wrote and pitched articles weekly for university campus newspaper ranging in material from opinion to news to literary and music reviews
  • Conducted on-scene reporting and interviews
  • Worked with editors to edit pieces before final publication

Beach House Public Relations: Intern, Beverly Hills, CA                January 2014-May 2014

  • Created multimedia posts for Beach House’s clients’ Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook outlets to increase awareness
  • Coordinated and packaged clients’ products as features for major U.S. fashion magazines
  • Create copy for clients’ beauty products to send to major U.S. fashion magazines
  • Conducted competition research for Beach House’s clients to create better content for our outlets

SKILLS

  • Knowledgeable with most social media platforms i.e. Snapchat, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Excel, WordPress, Google Drive utilities
  • Basic DSLR photography and Photoshop/Lightroom editing skills
  • Working fluency in Spanish

ACTIVITIES

  • radio, running, coffee, traveling, music, writing, reading, taiko

COFFEE RESUME:

WORK EXPERIENCE

Blue Bottle Coffee: Barista, Los Angeles, CA                                         June 2015-March 2016

  • Helped open new Blue Bottle Echo Park location for L.A. expansion efforts 2015
  • Prepared, brewed, and served coffee in a high volume café setting
  • Shadowed lead barista/taught beginning espresso training sessions for the public
  • Dialed in espressos and pour-over recipes for service
  • Educated customers about brewing methods, menu selections, and specialty coffee culture

Cafecito Organico: Barista, Costa Mesa, CA                                        January 2015-June 2015

  • Prepared and served espresso and coffee beverages for specialty coffee bar
  • Operated the shop alone regularly
  • Participated in and co-hosted coffee-related events like cuppings and latte art competitions
  • Educated guests about the coffee industry and brewing methods/coffee roasts

Coffeebar Byul : Barista, Irvine, CA                                                    March 2014-August 2014

·       Trained new employees on manual espresso machines, latte art, and pour-overs

·       Operated register and POS system for purchases

·       Engaged with guests and tailored drink orders based on their drink preferences and menu options

·       Taught customers about coffee brewing methods, menu selections, and American coffee culture

Black Cow Café: Barista/Hostess                                                       January 2010-August 2011

  • Organized reservations and seated guests at high volume restaurant
  • Brewed and served LAMILL coffee drinks to guests
  • Operated coffee bar alone regularly
  • Used French press, tea presses, and traditional espresso machine to make drinks

SKILLS

  • Experience in many forms of manual brewing, traditional, & automatic espresso machines
  • Working fluency in Spanish
  • Extensive knowledge of the specialty coffee industry, equipment, practices, etc.
  • Thorough understanding of Google Drive, Microsoft Office, and quick to learn computer applications

INTERESTS

  • public radio, running, coffee, traveling, music, reading, taiko

 

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