Douglas A
Writer #8046
Northvale, NJ
Joined 10/25/2013
4 Star Rating
100% Success
159 Projects
4 Endorsements
2 Elite Skills
Doug 's career spans over 45 years and covers a wide range of experience including copywriting, sales promotion writing, and account management. Areas of expertise include technical , manufacturing, medical, automotive, and retail sales promotion.

He has done copywriting and design for electronics, automotive, medical and manufacturing clients as well a creating corporate training materials for an SAP implementation , telecommunications, and wireless services. Work experience includes project management for IT and manufacturing, as well as creating corporate wireless strategy and policy for a multinational corporation.

Doug's writing style ranges from high tech, to conversational to sales orientated depending on client requirements and he is very deadline focused, and accepts revisions when needed as just another step in making the " Perfect" statement.

Consumer Goods
Manufacturing
Auto

Douglas A's Manufacturing Industry Experience

17 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

For over ten years as an employee of a global high technology manufacturer of medical equipment and supplies the responsibilities included creating corporate training materials in both hard copy and electronic formats as well as conducting training classes. Subject matter was varied as there was considerable diversity of the responsibilities.

Specialties

-Business to Business advertising copy..
-Technical blogs and articles
-Promotion circulars and headlines for print and newspaper ads.
-Technical training materials for software and telecommunications.
-How to articles for automotive clients.

Interests

Manufacturing technology, medical, model aviation, automotive, creative writing , automobile restoration.

Education

Fairleigh Dickinson University

Doug attended the Edward Williams campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University immediately upon graduation from high school. As a liberal arts major he pursued the standard Liberal Arts program. Doug was involved in several projects including set and costume design and for the school production of Arthur Koppet's black comedy " Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Momma's Hung you in the Closet and I'm Feeling So Sad".

Ramapo College, William Patterson University

Doug continued his career in Advertising and also attended Ramapo College in New Jersey. Additional formal training in Medical ultrasound and dental technology. Professional structural home inspector.

Consumer Goods

110 Projects Completed

1-While working for a retail advertising agency, responsibilities included creating weekly promotions for a 55 store chain, grand opening concepts and business to business ads. Additional work in electronics included business to business promotions for an electronics manufacturer. All of these materials were sales driven and required deep involvement in the industries and the client businesses.
2-Additional technical experience includes writing technical home inspection reports. ( Senior member American Society of Home Inspectors).

Auto

32 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

While working for a retail advertising agency one of the accounts was Volkswagen Of America. There was a companion publication for Porsche/Audi. Volkswagen was aggressively expanding their dealer network and that included their parts and service departments. The project consisted of three years writing a 16 page publication, published quarterly, promoting parts, accessories, dealer service plus helpful tips to motorists on self maintenance, trip planning, and numerous other topics. Also included were retail copy segments for specific products including tires, wiper blades, roof racks, and everything else a customer might purchase through the dealer.

Manufacturing

17 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

For over ten years as an employee of a global high technology manufacturer of medical equipment and supplies the responsibilities included creating corporate training materials in both hard copy and electronic formats as well as conducting training classes. Subject matter was varied as there was considerable diversity of the responsibilities.

 

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