Nate Zhang

Creative/Marketing/Communication

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsWriter - Journalist - Art Director

Projects

About me

A Media and Cultural Studies graduate who is a committed story teller. I aim to widen the range of traditional narratives into a databased and social approach on the road to explore life and artistic practices as well as renew the accompanied commercial possibilities.

Skills

  • Marketing PR
  • Writing
  • Journalism
  • Features
  • Creative Direction
  • Media Relations
  • Photoshop

Work history

Currently

Intern

Somethin’ Else

Sep 2015
  • Intern at audience/media content company Somethin Else in Shoreditch which is renouned for the radio works for the BBC, Tv shows such as SkyARTS and many other digital content production company. Duty includes researches and officer runner.

Currently

Feature Writer

Rooms Magazine

Apr 2014
  • As a freelance feature writer for Rooms Magazine (www.roomsmagazine.com), I have been privileged to get invited to talks and art exhibitions for which I either provide reviews or network as an active member of the magazine. I also liaison between some PR companies and my editor for which I have the editorial power to decide the inclusion of certain artists or products to be featured on our website . Having been with the magazine for a year now, there has been many high profile interviews where I was able to brush showers or exchange a word or two with some of the people I have respected over a long period of time, who renew my passion and interest in the arts and cultural, creative industries. The magazine has a worldwide readership with its print issues being sold in Europe/Australia-Asia/North America.

2014

Assistant Script Writer

Rowland Jobson

Jan 2014 - Mar 2014
  • After meeting director Rowland Jobson of Seefood.tv whose works had been exhibited at Venice Film Festival, I was asked to come on board for the development of his next project Sleeper which has been on halt due to funding difficulties. In the four months of working along side the director, I had reviewed his first draft of script and drafted his press packages as well as meeting him regularly at The Hospital Club for our creative briefings.

2014

Sales Assistant

Aq/aq

Jun 2012 - Mar 2014
  • I worked as a sales assistant and runner for the UK fashion brand AQ/AQ on various occasions througout 2012-2014.

2008

Fashion PR Intern

Tractenberg CO

Jan 2008 - Apr 2008
  • As a showroom assistant at Tractenberg & Co. fashion PR, my responsibilities include day to day showroom management and running between the showroom and where I am deployed to in the city of New York in a very similar fashion to Devil Wears Prada except that my boss at the time Megan Maguire Steele (http://www.maguiresteele.com/) was personable and benevolent unlike the character Meryl Streep portrayed in the film. In running up to New York fashion week I had adopted a fluid way of working which enabled me to learn many forms of transferable skills in areas such as networking and wearing the

Education

2015

Media and Cultural Studies

London College of Communication

Sep 2012 - May 2015
  • Upper Second Class Honours (2:1) The role of the media. How we shape it. How it shapes us. These are the central issues you'll explore on this course. Using perspectives from disciplines across the humanities and social sciences, and through practice-based classes in film, photography, social media, feature writing and web design, you'll unpick these questions in depth to understand how content is produced and consumed now.

2011

Creative Writing

Victoria University Melbourne

Jul 2010 - Jul 2011
  • Deferred after Year 1

2008

Media and Communication Arts

City College of New York

Jan 2008 - Dec 2008
  • Deferred after Year 1

2007

Double Degree in Computer Science and Business

Nanyang Technological University Singapore

Jul 2006 - Dec 2007
  • Deferred after 3 terms

Awards

2006

Best Speaker at Business Case Competition 2006 at Nanyang Technological University

  • Annual Event at Nanyang Technological University in Singapore where businiess school students debate and compete to pitch ideas in front of a panel of judges and sponsors. http://www.sgbcc.com.sg/2015/