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Andy D
Writer #34332
Derby, Derbyshire
Joined 10/22/2019
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Andy is a freelance writer with 8 years' experience, contributing hundreds of articles covering movies and culture to various websites, as well as dozens of articles on management and corporate culture for a performance management and HR software firm.

With 20 years' experience working in the games industry, Andy has worked on high profile projects including James Bond and Harry Potter, providing in-game dialogue and text, design documents, press releases, store copy and App Store Optimization. He also has experience running social media accounts for independent games developers.
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Specialties

Andy has extensive experience writing well researched and engaging blog posts covering the current best practices in corporate performance management with a focus on remote working.

Interests

Andy is an enthusiastic reader of history, politics and psychology, with an emphasis on the psychology of persuasion. He also enjoys reading classic and modern literature (with a particular admiration for Dostoevsky) as well as watching films, with a focus on classic and art house releases.

As a believer in the concept of talent stacking, Andy spends much of his time learning new skills, including photography, filming and editing.

Education

Leeds University, UK

With a BA degree in history and Japanese literature from the university of Leeds, Andy's final year dissertations covered post-war Japanese cinema and post-war American cinema, discussing how they reflected the socio-political trends in the aftermath of the conflict. An additional dissertation on Japanese literature explored the work of Yukio Mishima, using Paul Schrader's film, Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters, as a framework.

Entertainment

300 Projects Completed

Andy has written extensively about the entertainment industry, with hundreds of blog posts/list articles and news pieces covering video games, movies and music.

Software

50 Projects Completed

Writing blog posts for a startup company providing performance management and HR software, Andy has covered various aspects of management with a focus on performance, engagement, retention and company culture, including for companies dealing with an increase in remote workers.

Gaming

6 Projects Completed

Andy's games industry experience includes research and design documentation, in-game dialogue and text, app story copy, press releases, social media campaigns and app store optimization.

Facebook Post

500 Projects Completed

Andy has created and scheduled hundreds of Facebook posts for a variety of businesses, promoting services, running competitions and bringing attention to new updates.

Blog Post

350 Projects Completed

Andy has contributed hundreds of list-based articles covering the entertainment industry, as well as dozens of articles on the topic of performance management and corporate culture.

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