About Me

I am a content creator with two years of experience working with online publications. I have strong background in freelance graphic design, photography and written work, with primary experience in the technology, online retail and fashion industries. You can contact me here.

Experience

Daily News Service – June 2016 – Present

Contributor

  • Covering current affairs and politics

EuroWire – July 2015 – Present

Creator and author

  • Creator and author of a current affairs/opinion site
  • Writing original content on politics, current affairs, and social issues
  • Focuses on the United Kingdom and Europe

Digital Trends – April 2012 – Present

Web Content Manager

  • Creating graphics for articles covering a wide range of topics in the technology world
  • Maintaining and updating the homepage layout and visual style on a daily basis
  • Writing concise, appealing headlines in line with SEO principles
  • Editing product photos, formatting review and article pages

TheManual.com – April 2013 – Present

Web Content Manager

  • Formatting text and photos for articles
  • Maintaining homepage visual style seven days a week
  • Creating custom header images, galleries, laying out and scheduling articles
  • Proofreading copy and sourcing appropriate photography

VoucherCodes.co.uk – April 2014 – Present

Web Content Writer

  • Finding, sourcing and cataloguing the best savings deals from across the web
  • Writing concise, meaningful call to action points
  • Creating and editing product imagery and deal description pages

Skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and WordPress CMS
  • Image sourcing, research and crediting
  • Article layout & formatting
  • SEO optimisation
  • Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Concise writing ability

Education

University of Oregon 2007-2011

  • Bachelor of Arts: Journalism

References

References are available on request.

Contact me via email : leo@leorichardwatson.com