Timothy Kariuki

  • Freelance Writer/ Blogger
  • Nairobi, KE
  • May 07, 2022
Full time Marketing

Personal Summary

Skills Summary

Over 4 years combined cross-functional experience writing a variety of blogs and articles. Able to convert technical details into clear and concise documentation, and on any subject. A multifaceted freelance writer skilled in research, writing, and editing different types of content. Works easily with minimum supervision to write clean, engaging, and precise articles. Master of blog writing style, offering a creative voice to any company.
Documentation Types
User guides, product descriptions, resource articles, websites, blogs, buying guides, FAQs, voice-over scripts, sales tools, white papers, data sheets, training materials, tutorials.

Work Experience

Freelance Writer/ Blogger
Mar 2021 - Present Gadget Review

Develop, research, and write buying guides and user guides for tech products like headphones and electric bikes.
Write resource articles that help consumers find the best products when shopping.
Perform internal linking to articles within the Gadget Review website.
Work closely with the editors to ensure articles meet the set standard regarding clarity, terminology, format, and conciseness.

Ghostwriter (Contract)
Nov 2019 - Apr 2022 Beverly Boy Productions

Responsible for writing clear and concise marketing articles for promoting the services of the company.
Write and customize city-specific articles that deliver the company message to clients in America and around the world.
Rewrote 100+ marketing articles of 500+words per week, for 6 months.

Freelance Writer
Jun 2018 - Feb 2020 Self Employed

Wrote articles on gardening tips for tree care & pruning companies in USA.
Collaborated with editors to write product descriptions for eBay.
Wrote and uploaded articles about events and activities in a real estate's client WordPress website.
Wrote voice-over scripts for a transcribing company in Kenya.

Writer
Jun 2019 - Feb 2020 Kami

Produced compelling biographies and articles about careers for music artists.
Wrote articles promoting entertainers and their upcoming shows.
Produced business articles for clients in the private and government sectors.

Education

BSc - Computer Science
May 2007 - Jul 2011 Moi University
Associate Certificate - Database Administrator
Feb 2012 - Nov 2012 Institute of Software Technologies
Certificate in Advertising and Public Relations
Mar 2013 - Dec 2013 Kenya Institute of Mass Communication