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Damon Young | Elance
 
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Damon Young

Award-winning Screenwriter & Best-selling Author
   United States
  |   Thousand Oaks, CA
  |  1:57 am Local Time

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Overview

As a child who transformed my fascination with an old family typewriter into a life-long writing vocation, I've long nurtured a love of storytelling. This ultimately led me to pursue a Masters in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute. I have been a quarterfinalist for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences' Nicholl Scholarship in Screenwriting and won the Best Short Film award for my directing work from StayTunedTV.net. Most recently, my dark comedy ebook, "33 Ways To Kill My Husband", was #1 on Amazon.com's list of...

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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Adobe Flex
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Facebook Development
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Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Facebook Marketing
Microsoft PowerPoint
Mobile Programming
Ecommerce

Employment

Hulu, LLC
Program Manager - Audience
2011 - Present
Managing the software development for Hulu's integration with Facebook as well as the quality assurance and deployment process for new software releases to Hulu.com.
A2Z Research and Development
Technical Program Manager
2010 - 2011
Served as Technical Program Manager for software development organization responsible for building Amazon Appstore for Android, Amazon.com’s new store for Android-based mobile applications...
Global Gateway Innovation Exchange / Morph Labs
Vice-President of Sales, US and Europe
2009 - 2010
Specializing in business development & marketing for the “mCloud” Enterprise Cloud Computing Platform leading up to its major release in the United States Reported directly to CEO and...
One Percent Software
Director of Sales for ProjectLocker
2005 - 2009
Director of Sales for www.projectlocker.com, an internet platform for hosted & managed software quality tools that jumpstarts productivity and reduces total cost of ownership for proprietary...
Cambridge Technology Partners
Associate Director
1997 - 2000
Technical Manager for CTP's One-to-One Marketing Practice, a business-within-the-business that delivered e-commerce solutions using BroadVision's One-to-One Marketing application. Had approval...
Andersen Consulting
Technology Analyst
1995 - 1997
Administered, configured, and managed the system testing environment for NYNEX's client/server based online phone service provisioning project, OLP. Performed nightly configurations with...

Education

The American Film Institute
Master of Fine Arts in Screenwriting
1999 - 2001
Princeton University
Bachelor of Science in Engineering in Computer Science
1991 - 1995

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writing
blogging
screenwriting
copywriting
storytelling
ebooks
articles
prose
adaptation
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