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Hi, I'm Adam :)

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I've worked in marketing, web design/development, online writing, and a lot more for companies like Lifehacker (formerly of Gawker Media), Rival Marketing, Brightcove, and WonderHowTo/Next Reality.


I got my BA in new media and writing at Emerson College and my (generally less-relevant) MFA in screenwriting at the American Film Institute Conservatory.


I enjoy learning so I've ended up with a broad skill set, including multiple facets of design, development, media production, writing, marketing, content strategy, and a handful of unrelated abilities such as pharmaco/genetic analysis, relational algorithmic modeling for natural language generation/processing, and pyrography.

Skills

Resume

Details for the detail-oriented.

AWKWARD HUMAN NETWORK

April, 2014 – Current

I run a small experiment that looks like a podcast network and also acts like one, but we're building a data-driven, algorithmic model for human behavior. (It's a lot less creepy than it sounds.)


WONDERHOWTO / NEXT REALITY NEWS

May, 2016 – Nov, 2016

Wrote about augmented, mixed, and virtual reality with coverage focusing primarily on the Microsoft HoloLens.


LIFEHACKER / GAWKER MEDIA

Jun, 2010 – Apr, 2014

Served as a feature and daily content writer, producer of the Lifehacker podcast, and art director of editorial design.


RIVAL MARKETING

October, 2007 – July, 2010

Provided design and development work (primarily Adobe Flash/AS3) for clients like Safeway, DePuy, and LifeStyles. Created the front end for original cooking social site how2heroes.com. Aided in video production for how2heroes.com.


BRIGHTCOVE

February, 2006 – September, 2007

Created the first company-produced video content, produced video tutorials, served as a technical lead for customer issues, managed the Brightcove forums, developed tools and software for internal use, specific customer use, and wide deployment, and worked with the marketing and consumer teams to create promotional videos for various products and services.


Education

AMERICAN FILM INSTITUTE CONSERVATORY

MFA (Screenwriting) 2008 – 2010


EMERSON COLLEGE

BA (New Media and Creative Writing) 2002 – 2006

Studied new media with a minor in writing, graduated magna cum laude.

Web, Product, and Graphic Design (Adobe Suite)

Online and Educational Marketing

Web Development (HTML/CSS, JavaScript, PHP, etc.)

Artificial Intelligence Logic and Development (NLG/NLP/Generative Sound)

Video Editing (Final Cut, Premiere) and Motion Graphics (Motion, After Effects)

Illustration (Limited Styles)

Music Composition (Game/Film)

Audio Mixing and Mastering (Cubase/Logic/Pro Tools)

Writing (Articles, Guides, and Fiction)

Online Content and Social Media Strategy

Experience Design (Apps/Games)

Work

Illustration and Artwork

Here's a sample of my work in a variety of categories.  Just click the 8-bit title for details and interact with the widgets for media experiences.  If you'd like to see more, just let me know. :)

Photography

Portfolio Samples

Branding and Promo Images

Original Music (Soundtrack)

Design and Development

Illustration and Artwork

Content Writing and Media Production

Branding and Promo Design

Adam Dachis Photography Samples

Covers and Remixes

Lifehacker: The Show!

(Video Game Episode)

Motion Graphics / Effects Compilation

Eyewear Insight: Understanding Your Prescription

(Educational Marketing)

Video Work Compilation

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