Education

Jay graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations from The University of Texas at Austin (2011-2014)


Current Position

Kahoot! / June 2015 - Present

  • Increased Twitter followers from 16,831 to over 60,000 through engagement with users, outgoing posts, campaigns and Twitter chats 


  • Managing weekly internal newsletters to employees and shareholders to share company news, feature employees of the week, post top social content and assist in coordinating events 


  • Creating monthly social media analytics reports to help identify trends in the education sector and identify monthly engagement rate, impressions growth, click-through rate and more on Twitter, Facebook, Instagam and Pinterest 
  • Organizing education and gaming trade shows to help present Kahoot! and produce video content, including ISTE, which was shared via Facebook Live

Previous Experience

Novy PR / Jan 2015 – December 2015 

  • Writing press releases for indie video games and mobile applications, including “Warhammer Arcane Magic” and “Breach TD,” which resulted in media coverage from publications such as CNET, Destructoid and Touch Arcade 


  • Managing social media posts for Breach TD on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google Plus, LinkedIn and internal forums, which resulted in over 500,000 impressions 


  • Brainstorming marketing strategy for clients such as Weaver, which included developing release strategy and improving video content

Freelance Experience

Published written articles in: The Daily Dot, Paste Magazine, Kill Screen, Oil & Rope, Mud Magazine, The Daily Texan and Austinist 

Directed and/or produced music videos for: Shanzyan, 90 One, Shiela and J-Soulja 

Earned media coverage in: Tech Crunch, Austin Statesman, Austin Monthly (print), Indie Current, The Daily Texan and more.

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