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Edwin Tam | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 23, 2009

Edwin Tam

Writer, editor, copywriter, copyeditor
   Singapore
  |   Singapore, Singapore

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $25

Experienced writer/editor who works with online gaming companies, magazines and books. I cover a variety of topics such as design, travel, lifestyle and the alcohol industry.

Clips available upon request.

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Portfolio

Lifestyle guide within the Singapore Design Festival Guide. I wrote this section to...
Lifestyle guide within the Singapore Design Festival Guide. This section highlights the...
Copyedited brochure for local ramen franchise
Copyedited brochure for local ramen franchise
Wrote & edited menu contents
Service guide to the arts, architecture and lifestyle along Singaporeís Selegie road.
Service guide to Wessex Estate: a community of artists and FnB outlets.
Restaurant review.
Service guide to Singaporeís shops, restaurants, bars, hotels and entertainment.
Interview with Fernanda Cohen: an illustrator whose works have been featured in New...
Interview with Koehi Nishiyama, CEO of Elephant Design. He creates designer products...
Write up on the winners of the Design Excellence Award 2008.
Service story on a new beach mall.
Aesop's Fables re-written and simplified for Laotian children. The book is inteneded to...
A mock interview with Robot Zoo Exhibition animals @ The Singapore Science Centre
How to help a drunk friend survive a hangover
An interview with Robert McKee; creator of "The Story Seminar"
A travel article describing Koh Phangan in Thailand. Written for youth.sg.
A travel article describing a long-term resident in Koh Phangan in Thailand. Written...
A travel article focusing on beaches and places to go in Kuala Terengganu. Written for...
Troubleshooting common renovation problems. Written for Home & Decor (pub....
Interview-heavy story with bar owners and alcohol brand owners (e.g. Diageo) on a barís...
Interview-heavy story with bar owners and alcohol brand owners (e.g. Bacardi) on...

Skills (3)

Tested
Editing
English
Computer Skills

Service Description

A brief description of my writing and editing experience.

1. Writing: Wrote for websites, magazines and advertisement collaterals (refer to publications list in Projects Folder). Wrote, edited and took photographs for a travel guidebook about Singapore (Eat, Drink and Be Merry: Singapore). Translated articles from Chinese to English for a volunteer organization (Chengdu Urban Rivers Association, Chengdu, China).

2. Editing: Edited design books, book catalogues and travelogues published by Page One Publishing. Edited in-game text, website material and instruction manuals for YS Online, an online game published by CJ Internet. Proofread posters and children's books for a non-profit organization for reading proficiency (Big Brother Mouse, Luang Prabang, Laos).


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Employment

CJ Internet
Copywriter
2008 - Present
Localisation copywriter for massively multiplayer online games (MMOG).
Page One Publishing
Sub-editor
2007 - 2008
Travel guidebook editor, writer, photographer, co-ordinator. Also wrote for iSh, a design magazine. Clips available.
Republic Polytechnic
Academic
2003 - 2006
. Develop curriculum material for year 1 module: Cognitive processes & problem-solving . Maintain department website . Initiated revamp of TPI website in conjunction with UBC staff . In charge...

Education

National University of Singapore
Bachelor of Computing (Honors 2nd lower)
1998 - 2002

Keywords

editor
writer
copywriter
copyeditor
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