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Elizabeth Crook

Design writer

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsContent Writer - Social Media Manager

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About me

I am a London-based Design Writer with a background in Architecture, and experience working for several online and print publications. I am recognised for my creative spirit, strong work ethic, as well as impeccable organisation and time management, which makes me well suited for work in a fast-pace environment. Outside work I am a keen photographer, gig-goer and exhibition enthusiast.

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Skills

  • Writing
  • Architectural Photography
  • Research
  • Editorial Layout
  • Social Media
  • Wordpress CMS
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Indesign
  • Design
  • Editing Proofreading

Work history

Currently

Editorial Project Manager

YCN

Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Following my internship and time freelancing, I was offered the role of Editorial Project Manager. I am responsible for researching, proposing ideas, conducting interviews and writing features for the biannual members’ magazine and main site. I also oversee social media and production, while researching content for events and the members’ learning platform.

Currently

Co-founder

Mustard Online

Aug 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • I co-founded an online platform showcasing positive design and travel news, and have interviewed the likes of Othr, Pentatonic and Ashley Cooper. www.mustard-online.com

2017

Editorial Intern

YCN

Apr 2017 - Jul 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • I wrote daily news stories, contributed to the members’ magazine, and was responsible for attending evening events to write up for the main site. I also oversaw social media, for which I created a strategy that continues to be used today.

2017

Architecture and Design Writer

Dezeen, YCN, Sans Pere

Apr 2017 - Sep 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Following my internship at Dezeen, I was invited to continue as a freelance writer, writing weekly Architecture articles. During this time, I also freelanced for YCN, helping to establish its members’ learning platform, while assisting start-up brand Sans Pere with editorial content. www.dezeen.com/author/lizzie-crook

2017

Editorial and Social Media Intern

Dezeen

Sep 2016 - Apr 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Aside from contributing as a writer and interviewer, my roles included production, research, image sourcing, and updating Instagram and Twitter daily. I also assisted the Digital Editor in developing the social media strategy for the first annual Dezeen Hot List, and was responsible for editorial production during its best month for page views on record.

Education

Currently

4 A Levels (A*A*AA), 12 GCSEs (7 A*s 5 As)

Wycombe High School

Sep 2006
  • United Kingdom

2016

Sep 2013 - Jun 2016
  • Sheffield, United Kingdom