CV

Gary Jonas Lim

The well-seasoned copywriter, and much more.

An expert in my field, and adventurer when otherwise. Diverse experience in spearheading teams efficiently or working silo, managing campaigns, with a keen eye for graphic design. Allow me to regale you.

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Work History

Editor/Copywriter (Present)

ONG&ONG Group, IMMORTAL (Architecture)

- Six publications annually, circulating six typologies for Southeast Asia

- Managing corporate communications department for a 600-strong company (Press Releases, company app, internal communications, etc)

- Producing videos, Social Media, Website copy, EDMs, press kits, correspondence

- Aid in Brand Engagement content

- Anything that necessitates copy or ideation

Producer (Live and Experiential)

So Drama! Entertainment

- Myriad of products including music albums, music videos, legal documentation and production of live performances at least 8-14 shows monthly

- Finance Approving Officer, Department Budget Management, Strategy Team Leader and Quality Control

Scriptwriter

SAF Music and Drama Company

- Produced event scripts and live scripts across various platforms to cater to Singapore National Servicemen/Full-time Personnel

- Handle multiple accounts simultaneously, formulating creative concepts and including pitching story arches to clients

- Head of Emceeing arm

Writer

The Millenary (Male Luxury, Watches)

- Articles for both print and online
- Devised ways to improve online presence

- Topics include luxury watches, footwear, automobiles and fashion

Sub-Editor

TODAY News (Mediacorp)

- Editing/Proofreading articles, constructing captions, text accuracy

- Co-writing subordinate court cases and general news

Qualifications

Singapore Polytechnic

Diploma for Scriptwriting for Television and New Media

-GCE O-Level with A1 in English

-Distinction in English New South Wales

Skills

  • Malay language 

  • Client relations

  • Social Media integration

Hootsuite, Brand24, Awario, thorough understanding of SEO/SEM

  • Extensive Writing skills

— Storytelling, Journalism, Copywriting

Final Draft, Celtx, Studiobinder

  • Design Language

InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop

  • Video-trained

— DJI Osmo