Resume

Bianca Smith

Copywriter

biancapsmith@gmail.com
(630) 297-5503

Experience

One Design
Copywriter, Content Strategist, and Brand Strategist
May 2017–Present | Chicago, Illinois

Assists in the brand and content strategy process for clients and One Design alike—working on everything from positioning and naming to writing website content and creating social media campaigns. Creates print collateral, case studies, blog posts, and social media content that broadens readers’ awareness of One’s capabilities as well as the studio’s perspective. Writes the One Weekly—a weekly newsletter of content that sits at the intersection of design, technology, and culture.


Echo Magazine
Managing Editor and Writer
January 2017–May 2017 | Chicago, Illinois

Led a team of writers, graphic designers, and photo-journalists to plan, create and execute a nationally award-winning print publication that has a circulation of 40,000. Ran editorial meetings, edited every article at each stage of the editorial process. Wrote two long-form features and three two-page spreads over the course of 15 weeks.


Fashion Frank Magazine
Co-Managing Editor and Writer
September 2015–January 2015 | Chicago, Illinois

Managed the senior editorial team, nine photographers and a stylist class to create relevant content for an interactive digital arts magazine available in the Apple App Store. Conducted interviews, assisted on photoshoots and wrote three in-depth features.


Lush Fresh Handmade Cosmetics
Floor Leader and Store Operations Specialist
January 2011–Present | Chicago, Illinois

Leads staff to drive the business by analyzing shop statistics on an hourly basis. In charge of all loss prevention and inventory, completing product counts and ordering products properly to effectively manage controllable profit. Previously increased the shop’s social presence as the Social Media Manager.

 

Additional Work

MOUTHWASH Studio
Freelance Copywriter
July 2019–Present | Los Angeles, California

MOUTHWASH Magazine
Managing Editor, Writer
July 2017–Present | Chicago, Illinois / Los Angeles, California

Modern Luxury Chicago Style
Freelance Writer
February 2015–May 2015 | Chicago, Illinois

Modern Luxury Interiors Chicago
Editorial Assistant
April 2014–January 2015 | Chicago, Illinois

 

Education

Bachelor’s, Journalism (Magazine Writing)
Columbia College Chicago
Graduated, Cum Laude, May 2017 | GPA: 3.9 out of 4.0