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Hatti Rex

Writer, Illustrator, Creative

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  • LevelJunior
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsWriter - Illustrator - Content Scheduler

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About me

A freelance creative working in arts, culture, media and fashion. Specialising in editorial, social media, PR and illustration. A regular contributor to Sick Chirpse, Bustle, Polyester and Sister Zine amongst others.

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Skills

  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Drawing
  • Twitter
  • Blogging
  • Research
  • Styling
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Office
  • Photoshop
  • Social Media
  • Instagram
  • Mail Chimp
  • Tumblr
  • Youtube Content
  • Copy
  • Copywriting
  • Arts Journalism
  • Journalism
  • Editorial
  • Illustration
  • Creative Direction
  • Creative
  • Editing
  • Talent Scouting
  • Brand Content
  • Content Marketing

Work history

Currently

PR + Content Assistant

Beyond Retro

Jul 2017
  • Freelance
  • > Producing shoots to promote new product trends. Tasks including styling, storyboarding, scouting talent and locations. > Orchestrating humorous yet factual fashion based blog copy to promote current trends and inform customers on the history of vintage clothes. > Assisting stylists with press loans. > General admin and maintenance of the press office.

Currently

Fashion + Beauty Writer

Bustle

May 2016
  • New York, United States
  • Freelance
  • > Pitch and produce compelling fashion and beauty stories, with a high focus on humour and inclusivity. > Specialising in experimental articles including titles such as: "I Tried A Backwards Cap To See If It'd Make Me Cooler", "I Proved There's No Such Thing As Taking Vintage Too Far By Wearing A Ruff For A Week" and "I Tried Applying My Foundation Using A Condom Because The Internet Told Me To".

Currently

Freelance

Hatti Rex

Jun 2012
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Regular contributor for Polyester Zine: > Created collaboration tattoos for Lovebox Festival > Tarot card designed for collaboration deck with Polyester x The Coven x Dream Wife > Designed one of hand illustrated zines for the first issue > Original writing and illustrations for both web and print, including fashion week reports > Helped edit on numerous occasions, both copy and photography Regular contributor for Sister Zine: > Created a series of t-shirts for Sister based on feedback > Drawings to accompany articles > Illustrated interviews with bands, words and pictures both by me Regular contributor at The 405: > Flown to Sweden to cover the Gothenberg film festival > Interviews with artists such as Bip Ling > New music release coverage Submissions with photographer Jessica Gwyneth. > Adam Green for Foxes Magazine > The Tuts for Material Girl > Sons Of An Illustrious Father for Indie Mag Self: > "Is Our Unicorn Obsession Destroying The Planet?" For Refinery 29 > Drawing the week in news live on the BBC's Facebook channel > Commissions including t-shirt design, patch designs, business cards, logos as well as upcoming children's book drawings > Own series of t-shirts, greetings cards and temporary tattoos

2017

Content Writer

Sick Chirpse

Mar 2016 - Feb 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • > Wrote original content based on trending topics and pop culture. Included quizzes, alternative news articles, entertaining long reads, experiments and interviews with various faces.

2015

Social Media Coordinator

The Whitepepper

Apr 2015 - May 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • > Created and scheduled content on a daily basis, including a weekly blog roundup of local favourites. > Assisted on creative shoots including sourcing models and props (one time even bringing in a live rabbit!)

2015

Social Media Manager

Gramafilm

Mar 2015 - Jul 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • > Original content creation and organisation of the content schedule. > Sound-boarding on production meetings, regularly pitching ideas for client briefs.

2013

Social Media Intern

VICE

Sep 2013 - Dec 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • > Frequently updating Noisey, Thump and You Need To Hear This socials with current articles using original copy. > Sourced evergreen articles relevant to news and trends on that day. > Occasionally creating own images to be used on social media channels. > Often writing copy for VICEUK and VICEUKMedia. > Communicating between departments to create harmonious social plans. > Creating competition ideas to increase interaction across socials. > Making original Vine videos to promote new magazine issues and client campaigns. > Sourcing images from i-D's archive to promote the relaunch.

2013

Social Media Intern

3rd Rail Limited

Jun 2013 - Sep 2013
  • Internship
  • > Researching current and upcoming fashion trends in order to write style-based blog articles with accompanying mood boards. > Taking photos of finished designs and work in progress to use on various social media channels. > Being solely in charge of updating all social media platforms to showcase current work, attract potential customers and liaise with both clients and customers. > Creating newsletters using MailChimp.

Education

2013

BA (Hons) Illustration and Visual Communication

University of Westminster

Sep 2010 - Sep 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • With a first year in Contemporary Media Practice. Projects included creating a one off zine: https://issuu.com/rattihex/docs/pushy_pageant_parents_ And using the internet to inspire a piece: https://www.buzzfeed.com/hattirex/12-vintage-internet-trolls-hows?utm_term=.sp6A74dOYJ#.lna42Jgkev But my final major project took the form of a video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z5pdBPTJbOU

Awards

2015

Dazed's "Best Of The Web" List

Dazed and Confused

  • My article titled "Smells Like Teen Blaming" for Polyester Zine made Dazed's Best Of The Web list.