Ruby Ocean

Ruby Ocean

Artist Assistant, Editor and Social Media ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
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Ruby Ocean

Ruby Ocean

Artist Assistant, Editor and Social Media ManagerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an editor and art director in both independent commercial magazine and book publishing. I work with contemporary artists on projects, publishing and archiving. I have specialist experience in the art market with a focus on printmaking. I also take photographs. I am an experienced copywriter and social media manager.
  • Volume Magazine
    Volume MagazineVolume was a bi-annual printed and digital publication that featured work by thousands of creative individuals from across the world. Volume published ten printed issues between 2007 and 2013. I co-founded the 300 page magazine with Kay Wrate, Kate Abbott and Georgia Broaders. The concept was to publish work by budding artists to help build portfolios and encourage creativity. Volume consisted of three parts: Music, Fashion and Creative & Writing, the latter made up of art, photography, poetry a
  • Humphrey Ocean Monograph
    Humphrey Ocean MonographIn 2019 Humphrey Ocean released a 335 page monograph published by Royal Academy of Arts. The book includes work from 1975 to the present day and is categorised into seven chapters: canvas, sculpture, paper, Dot Books, A handbook of modern life, print and sketchbooks. The book opens with an essay written by Ben Thomas and concludes with a comprehensive chronology. I worked with Humphrey to create the chronology, page captions and index for the book as well as proofreading copy in full. The public
Projects credited in
    HOUSE OF PERONI - MAY 2014The House of Peroni - May 2014
  • The House of Peroni
    The House of PeroniScenario: The House of Peroni exists digitally and as a physical place as a bespoke, immersive space that acts as a permanent window into the high-class realms of Italian fashion, design, art and cuisine. Updated daily, features editorial content submitted by a portfolio of established and emerging Italian creative talents. Insight: Peroni wants to champion the sophistication of the 'Made in Italy' label and expose the quality beyond the stereotypes of Italian culture
  • House of Peroni May 2014
    House of Peroni May 2014The House of Peroni opened the doors to its 3rd London residency in May 2014, showcasing the talent of the New Wave of Italian style and creativity with a whole new set of residents, guests, events and experiences.  Set around 1963, the year Carlo Peroni released Peroni Nastro Azzurro, every inch of the house, from the menus to the architecture is inspired by Italy during that time. Through a collection of multi-sensory experiences guests could step inside The House of Peroni to explore four flo
Work history
    Social Media ManagerRachel Portman
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I am Social Media Manager for the composer Rachel Portman. My work has involved building a social media strategy, media planning and building an online digital archive of her work.
    Copywriter, Editor, ProofreaderRuby Ocean
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    I write copy for individuals and brands, biographies, Wikipedia pages, chronologies, indexes, press releases, online profiles, articles/interviews and proofread and subedit on a freelance basis. I have developed this recently into social media management for artists/public figures. I set up social media accounts, write the profile biographies, choose and write content, work out a marketing plan and edit images, copy and videos to upload.
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  • Copwriting
  • Editing Copy
  • Print Design
  • Social Media Management
  • Publishing Design
  • Art Business