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Emily D'Silva

Content WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Emily D'Silva

Content WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a Digital Storyteller; I write, design and create digital content for a range of international businesses and publications. My focus areas include tech innovations, sustainability, business, and design.
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Work history
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    Content Writer and EditorSelf Employed
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Based around Europe, my private clients are mostly small businesses and start-ups. Additionally, the publications I contribute to focus on local start-ups, sustainability, tech innovations and arts & culture. Writing, editing and design for start-ups and corporate businesses internationally, including website content, presentations, digital reports, leaflets, weekly newsletters and social media.  Business areas include sustainability, humanitarian aid, web development, AI software and analytics, biotech outreach, e-commerce via AR apps and health and well-being.  Writing articles and editing for online publications including Impakter, The Culture Trip, and Sidetracked, attracting up to 7.5 million international readers monthly.  Providing online strategy, social media support and consultation for engagement, outreach and growth.
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    Production AssistantSelf Employed
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Assisting cast and crew on set, producing short films, promotional videos and music videos, as well as administrative tasks, office maintenance and product inventory. Exhibition invigilation and gallery support for arts fairs and non-profit events, including marketing and promotion. Companies I have worked with include the Walt Disney Company, 3 Mills Studios and Golden Square.
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Skills
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Painting
  • Digital Artist
  • Design
  • Film Production
  • Production Assistant
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Microsoft Office
  • Project Management
  • Social Media
  • Event Planning
  • Content Writing
  • Content Editing
  • Music Theory
Education
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    Computer Animation ArtsBournemouth University
     - Bournemouth, United Kingdom
    Graduated with a 2:1. Art Director for two major projects in 2012 and 2013. Concept design, 3D modelling, texturing, animation, matte painting, live-action, green screen,  post-production. Dissertation title: Has Technology Worsened or Enriched Art?
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    English Literature, Geography, Fine ArtNonsuch High School for Girls
     - United Kingdom
    B grade achieved in all subjects.
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Awards
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    Zealous X WinnerZealous Co
    I was selected for my animation 'Nitty Gritty Love' by a panel of industry expert judges as one of 20 winning filmmakers to showcase their work at the Zealous X arts event, at the Bargehouse, South Bank, London. The event was created to provide a physical platform for creativity, enabling artists, the industry and their audience to come together in one place. I also had an opportunity to sell my own merchandise for the animation at the event. With 100 artists exhibiting overall, the categories were composed of film, photography, art, music and performance, with 20 winning artists in each category. https://vimeo.com/76171466
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    Silver Arts AwardArts awards
    The award involved two units. During the first unit, Arts Practice, I set myself a challenge to compile a portfolio of nature photography in order to develop my skills in the art form of photography. I also participated in an arts events by visiting and reviewing the photography exhibition 'Seeing is Believing' (2008) at The Photographer's Gallery. Finally, I interviewed the professional photographer Nikki Holland to learn of her practice, history, inspiration and style in photography. The second unit was Arts Leadership, with a chance to deliver an arts project to other people and share inspiration and creativity. I therefore conducted a workshop with a colleague, directing it at the age group 11-14 years. Wanting to help The Lisa Thaxter Trust (a charity helping children and teenagers with cancer), we coincided our event with our school's annual RAG (Raising and Giving) week. The workshop involved designing and customising t-shirts the students had bought to raise money for the charity. As well as receivin
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