Mark Hurley

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Mark Hurley
10 W Minnezona Ave, Apt. 1129
Phoenix, AZ 85013
(602) 486-9694
mhurle1@gmail.com
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Profile: Profile: Professionally active, educated writer with significant experience in modern creative nonfiction, music journalism, script and novel writing, video game writing, and poetry. Expert in social media, internet marketing, and blog management. Well versed and able to educate and/or perform in all aspects of English and Creative Writing, event planning, virtual public relations, and the editing process. Comfortable with several simultaneous short- and long-term deadlines.  Experience in management and supervisory roles.

Education: Hofstra College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York

Master of Arts: English-Specialization in Creative Writing.    Completed: May 2008
Bachelor of Arts:  English-Specialization in Creative Writing.    Completed: May 2006

Work Experience:

Red Dust Studios, Las Vegas, Nevada
Supervisor: Scott Lipsey
Lead Writer, 9/08-7/10

  • Compose scripts, missions, characters, and lore for Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games and Browser Based Strategy Games.
  • Write  all franchise novels, graphic novels, coffee table books, promotional material released as supplementary material for video games

SBS Media, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada                                                                                     http://www.scumbagstyle.com
Creative Director, 9/09-current

  • Primary author of daily electronic periodical
  • Supervise all creative aspects involving the company and its affiliated endeavors

Radio Exile, internet www.radioexile.com
Author, Staff Writer, 5/07-11/09

•       Compose reviews of modern independent music
•       Attend events in related field
•       Independently ensure personal knowledge on current music trends
•       Develop relationships with upcoming independent artists
•       Personal library available at: http://radioexile.insidepulse.com/author/markhurley/

Her-Eyes-On Productions, Shirley, New York
Supervisor: Daniel Rice
Script Writer, Production Assistant,  5/05-2/08

•       Write scripts for weekly episodes of televised drama, as well as philanthropic religious mini-series
•       Creative consultant and hands on production assistant on all shoots

Awards/Honors:

•       Brokendial.com (now Radio Exile) nominated for Digital Music Award for Best Music Blog twice during tenure
•       Magna Cum Laude in graduate and undergraduate studies, as well as full completion of Honors College

Computer Skill:
•       All relevant social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, Reddit, StumbleUpon, Digg, Tumblr, etc.), Microsoft Windows Vista and XP, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Word Perfect, Photoshop, Mac OSX

References:

(Contact Mark Hurley for contact information of references.)

Scott Lipsey, Supervisor
Creative Director, Red Dust Studios

Chris Wood, Supervisor
Art Director, Red Dust Studios

Chris Wallace, Employer
President, James Roman Productions

Daniel Rice, Employer
Production Manager, Her-Eyes-On Productions

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Written by scumbagstyle

July 31, 2010 at 12:53 am

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