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Melissa Schnarr | Elance
 
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Melissa Schnarr

Writer and Game Designer
   Canada
  |   London, ON

Overview

I'm a story expert. Creative writing, marketing & messaging, graphic design, game design: if it tells a story, I can help you make it awesome.

I've worked for AAA studios, independent developers, large publishing houses and small presses. I'm a published author & poet, with an Hons BA in English Literature and Creative Writing and Hons Game Design Diploma from Vancouver Film School.

Formally, I have been trained in:
- writing (academic, technical, proposal & creative)
- editing
- rhetorical theory
- film theory, cinematography & film...

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Apr 6, 2015|Presentations|$27|Completed
Feb 6, 2014|Web Content|$125|Completed
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Jan 24, 2014|Creative Writing|$877|Completed
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Portfolio

For a handmade jewelry business
For a handmade jewelry business
For a handmade jewelry business
Prepared ppt presentation & content
Designed document & created content

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UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

What I can do for you:

Writing
- Creative Documents
- Design/Technical Documents
- Scripts/Dialogue
- Story/Progression
- Narrative Continuity
- Editing & Consultation

Marketing, Social Media, Graphic Design
- Logo design
- Website & Social Media consultation
- Slide decks & presentations
- Promotional materials

Game Design
- Mechanics Design
- Level Design
- Story/Progression/Narrative Design
- Game Design Documents & Design Briefs

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Employment

Northwest London Resource Centre
Grant writing, social media, graphic design
2014 - Present
Private Publishing House
Editor/Proofreader
2014 - Present
StoryDancer Games
Independent Developer
2014 - Present
Honest Blue Magazine
Indie Gaming Writer
2014 - 2014
Taprr Studios
Systems Designer
2013 - 2014
United Front Games
Writer/Game Designer
2012 - 2013
Heroic Penguins
Narrative Designer/Level Designer
2011 - 2012
Indigenous Education Coalition
Storywriter
2010 - 2010

Education

Vancouver Film School
Game Design Diploma with Honours
2011 - 2012
University of Windsor
Hons BA English Literature and Creative Writing
2005 - 2009
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writing
editing
story
dialogue
graphic design
social media
game design
level design
messaging
narrative
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