With a background in online journalism, I tell compelling stories about technology companies. Beginning as a regular columnist for CNet, The Japan Times (technology page) and CNN, I then served as editor in chief during the formative years of new media startups TechInAsia and then The Bridge.
I've been a creative web professional for over a decade, in both new media and agency roles. I pride myself in telling stories that go beyond just the written word.
Thoughtful writing & meticulous editing. I facilitate speedy, flexible content workflows that adapt to any situation. My technical industry experience gives me an authoritative voice.
Different stories often call for different forms of media. My storytelling can integrate original photos, data visualization, and video -- whichever makes the message most clear.
I ensure that content doesn't compromise on quality, and that the brand message meets the high expectations of our users and stakeholders.
I take pride in being a T-shaped professional. Content is my core. But I can also flex across disciplines to facilitate great teamwork.
My focus is creating great content for the web. So in addition to finely crafted writing, I take pride in producing engaging visuals in the form of photography, graphics, or video.
Producing great web content requires communication and collaboration from the initial idea through to the execution. I enjoy working with directly designers and developers, guiding the process end-to-end.
Here's a brief overview of companies and clients I've worked for over the past few years in Japan.
06/2014 - 07/2015
02/2013 - 06/2014
02/2013 - 06/2014
04/2011 - 01/2013
09/2010 - Present
Here are just a few samples of my design, photography, and video work. More writing samples can be found on 1rick.com.
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