Resume

STACEY GARRATT 

staceygarratt@gmail.com            310.936.0332      @staceygarratt 

PLAOR Los Angeles, CA
Comedy Writer and Staff Editor  October 2013-Present
Write freelance comedy and gaming content for HyveFalls game
Edit and provide guidance to staff writers
Develop and produce content creation workflow

Barons Media LLC Burbank, CA
Writer and Managing Editor October 2013-Present
Manage tone and oversee writing staff for Pasta.com
Oversee development team for Pasta.com redesign
Maintain presence on social media (Tumblr/WeHeartIt/Pinterest/etc) for Pasta.com

Choice of Games LLC Santa Monica, CA
Writer January 2012-January 2013
Pitch projects for new media interactive fiction games
Write content for approved interactive fiction long-form games
Work with development team to structure basic ChoiceScript coding

Hulu LLC Los Angeles, CA
Consumer Support Advocate April 2012-August 2013
Provide top-notch customer and technical support for Hulu users, including social media (Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr) and site forum moderation copy
Troubleshoot and communicate development issues company-wide while providing public-facing copy and correspondence with users
Maintain a fun, energetic corporate culture

Innovative Artists Agency Santa Monica, CA
Comedy Agent Assistant May 2010-November 2011
Assisted Head of Comedy agent, Stu Golfman
Coordinated with comedy clubs and comics for national and international appearances
Submitted clients for college appearances and TV/film/new media auditions

Meat Team TV Los Angeles, CA
Writer March 2010-October 2010
Wrote and developed Meat TV blog entries and video segments
Wrote content for casual and comedic business e-book
Joke writing and copywriting for clients including Elsevier, Nestle and Friskies

Red Varden Studios Santa Monica, CA
Intern/Assistant Training Program, Television Development March 2010-May 2010
Researched and summarized potential unscripted television ideas for producer Zig Gauthier
Edited and proofread outgoing documents
Assisted in answering calls, scheduling meetings and managing phone sheets

Shoot the Messenger- Wake Up World New York, NY
Production Assistant September 2008-December 2009
Production assistant to producer and crew for Daily Show contributors in production of ‘Wake Up World’ satirical news program
Assisted in rental, logistics and transportation of technical equipment
Operated camera for taped show and live broadcasts

Freelance Writing and Media New York, NY
Freelance writer and media services September 2005-December 2009
Provided copy, editing and/or media services for a variety of clientele on a per-project freelance basis.
Clients included: Michael Mailer Films, InterCreative Media, Sonia’s Party and Everyone’s Invited, Boy Scouts of America, National Wholesale Liquidators, Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival, Walk Beyond and the Democracy Foundation of America.

EDUCATION

Minneapolis College of Art and Design Minneapolis, MN
BFA in Fine Arts in Media,  September 2000-June 2005

Metropolitan State University St. Paul, MN
Post-baccalaureate in Writing, September 2007-January 2008

 

PUBLICATIONS

Mashable, October 2013.  The Hire That Could Save or Destroy a Crumbling Hulu.

XOJane (SAY Media), January 2013.  How To Not Be A Dick Calling Tech Support

The Billfold (the Awl Network) May 2013, Comparison Shopping: Who Wins

Image Comics, Negative Burn Anthology, June 2007, Wings of Juano Dioz

Act-i-Vate Comix, Web Comics Anthology,  May 2007, Dripping Wet

 

AWARDS

Recipient of the Project Zero award for top 12 “exemplary arts educators” from Harvard. 2008 Inclusion in Best-of Anthology for web comics via Image Comic’s Negative Burn

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