eXPERIENCE

 

Lin Joyce

 

Industry Experience

 

Writer, Gearbox Software
2020-Present
  • Creates stories, writes and punches-up scripts
  • Joins narrative stakeholder groups in the review and iteration of story content.
  • Focuses on plot development, writing dialogue for voice-over, in-game text for missions, flavor text, and writing for user interface. 
  • Collaborates with mission and level designers, art and sound design, cinematography, and more. 
Managing Editor & Natural Language Engineer, Realpage
2018-2020

  • Wrote, coded, and evaluated complex NLG to populate custom content on websites based on audiences/user.

  • Worked with SEO team to create engaging marketing content and blogs.

  • Reviewed documentation to ensure consistency in application of corporate standards as well as grammatical correctness and readability. 

  • Coordinated with other groups to meet delivery deadlines. 

  • Developed and document process manual and documentation standards.

  • Tracked and research multifamily development news.

  • Supported professional development of writing and editing team to improve quality and quantity standards.

  • Coordinated programs to improve team morale across the remote and main office.

Digital Marketing Lead, Istation

2015-2016

 

  • Developed, maintains, and tracks marketing campaigns

  • Analyzed and optimized content for effectiveness

  • Recommended changes or new ideas based on performance

  • Conceptualized how content can be used in multiple formats

  • Maintained the content database

  • Sourced content by interviewing internal and external customers

  • Researched tips, best practices, and news through social media

  • Filtered the best material to be shared with audiences

 

 

 

Managing Editor, Five out of Ten Magazine

2015-2017

 

  • Turns submissions into publishable articles

  • Contributes feature article as needed

  • Promoted the magazine via social media

  • Assists with overall direction of the magazine

 

 

 

Managing Editor, Haywire Magazine

2014-2015

 

  • Develops brand and product output

  • Manages team of 4 on-staff writers and 4 on-staff editors

  • Receives and responds to pitches from new/guest writers

 

 

 

Program Director, Set For College

2012-2015

 

  • Designed, develops, and implements tutoring programs

  • Designs SAT and ACT curriculum

  • Manages marketing and communications

 

 

 

National Writing Project Director

2010-2012

 

  • Creates and maintains partnership with k-12 teachers in 7 counties

  • Develops new strategies for the writing classroom in k-12

  • Maintains affiliations with National Writing Project network

  • Applies for annual federal funding and oversees expenditures

 

Teaching Experience

 

Senior Lecturer, the University of Texas at Dallas

2016-2018

 

  • Instructor of Game Studies

  • Instructor of Digital Content Design

  • Instructor of Introduction to Arts, Technology, and Emerging Communication

  • Researcher in Narrative Systems Research Lab

 

 

Graduate Teacher, the University of Texas at Dallas

2014-2015

 

  • Instructor of Writing and Research in New Media

 

Adjunct Professor, Richland College

Fall 2014

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric

 

Adjunct Professor, Parker University

2012-2013

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric

  • Instructor of American Literature

 

Senior Lecturer, West Virginia University

2010-2012

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 101

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 102

 

Graduate Intern, Center for Literary Computing

2009-2010

 

  • Provider of digital media, interactive experiences, and web design services

 

Graduate Teaching Assistant, West Virginia University

2008-2010

 

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 101

  • Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric 102

Education

 

PhD in Arts and Technology, University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, TX. May 2017

 

M.A. in English, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.  August 2010

 

B.A. in English, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV. May 2008

Service

 

Proposal Reviewer, DIGRA - 2018

Faculty Member, Narrative Systems Research Lab - 2017-Present

Faculty Member, Pride at UTD - 2017

 

Committee Member, ATEC Faculty Search - 2017

Graduate Student Member, Narrative Systems Research Lab - 2014-2017

 

Inaugural Organizing Member, Jam the System Game Jam - 2016

 

Founding Member, Women in Games Network - 2016

 

Committee Member, Game Production Lab - 2016

 

Proposal Reviewer, Extending Play 3 - 2016

 

Committee Member, ATEC Dean Search - 2015-2016

 

Graduate Student Representative, ATEC Colloquia - 2014-2016

 

Treasurer, English Graduate Organization - 2009-2010

 

Student Representative, Graduate Student Organization - 2009-2010

 

 

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