Ramya Sriram

Freelance copywriter and cartoonist

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationChesterton, Bicester, United Kingdom
  • AvailabilityLocked Pro Plan feature
  • ProfessionsCopywriter - Illustrator - Writer

Projects

About me

Copywriter and cartoonist, with over 6 years of experience in advertising, publishing and the creative arts put together. I independently run The Tap (thetap.in) and take up copywriting, illustration and brand storytelling projects. Everyone's got a story to tell and I help make yours unforgettable.

Skills

  • Advertising
  • Communication
  • Illustrator
  • Copyediting
  • Travel Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Visual Storytelling
  • Comic Strips
  • Cartooning
  • Editing Proofreading
  • Writing Communication
  • Social Content Strategy
  • Content SEO Social
  • Content Social Media B2B B2C Law Business
  • Content Copywriting Digital Blogging Creative

Work history

Currently

Freelance Copywriter & Cartoonsit

The Tap/self

Feb 2011
  • -Take up copywriting and branding projects from organisations -Run a comic strip online; manage the website; design merchandise =Work with organisations and individuals to express their stories through comics/illustrations -Write travel stories; published in Yahoo! Travel, Mint and The Better India, among others

2015

Social Media Content & Copywriter

Social Wavelength

Jul 2015 - Nov 2015
  • -Handled the Facebook and Twitter pages of India's leading healthcare brand -Developed relevant campaigns and introduced new content pegs that increased page engagement by almost 50%

2015

Senior Copywriter

J. Walter Thompson

Aug 2014 - Mar 2015
  • -Crafted copy for various campaigns across media such as print, digital, social media and outdoor -Clients included the CK Birla Group, Gati, Apollo Hospitals and Broadridge

2014

Assistant Editor

Orient Blackswan

Jun 2009 - Sep 2014
  • -Edited and organised content and copy, proofread science manuscripts -Developed content for online and offline marketing channels (website, brochures, catalogues, sales tools, etc.)

Education

2014

Certificate Course IN Entrepreneurship

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore

Apr 2014 - Mar 2014
  • A three-week course on entrepreneurship and management, with a focus on women in startups and business

2009

Biotechnology

Vellore Institute of Technology

Jun 2005 - Apr 2009
  • A four-year engineering course, majoring in biotechnology

Awards

2015

Speaker

  • Speaker, Ignite Talks, WPP Stream India 2015 -Gave a talk about visual storytelling at a global WPP conference Speaker, LitFest 2015, IIM Kashipur -Spoke to management stories about the importance of simplicity in communication Speaker and workshop conductor, Comic Con 2012 India -Held a workshop on 'Less is more' with Comic Con 2012 in Hyderabad, India

2015

Young Star

  • Awarded 'Young Star' under 30 by WPP; selected to attend Stream India 2015 http://wppstream.com/events/stream-india-2015/wildcard/