Megan Yam
Content Creation Specialist
ABOUT
As a New Media artist, Megan is currently discovering and experimenting with her passion for digital innovation. Experienced with projects requiring strong communication and technical skills, Megan understands the value of practical experience and strong work ethic valued within any industry. Driven by her curiosity of the world around her, Megan seeks to embrace new opportunities to further expand her skills in the rapidly growing media industry. 
 
​​​​​​​​​​​​​​ EDUCATION
RYERSON UNIVERSITY
Toronto, Ontario
2015 - Present
 
RTA New Media, BFA

​​​​​​​​​​​ EXPERIENCE
FAZE MAGAZINE
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Editorial Contributor, 2016 - Present
  • Researched and wrote articles targeting the demographic of young women
  • Conducted live interviews requiring extensive preparation and research
  • Independently completed assigned tasks before deadlines​
  • Knowledgeable with WordPress
AMG: THE NEW MEDIA COMPANY
Media Intern, 2017
  • Efficiently edited over 300 promotional videos for a yoga wear company, Inner Balance Wear. 
  • Created engaging visual content for Facebook, Instagram and Youtube
  • Videographer and editor specializing in music videos involving young and upcoming artists.
  • Using VideoScribe, created engaging whiteboard animations to advertise services
RYERSON FOLIO MAGAZINE
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Arts Editorial Contributor, 2016
  • Collaborated with publication editors to write articles tailored for Ryerson University students
  • Excellent written language and communication skills needed to create intriguing content
  • Conducted thorough research to present accurate facts in written articles
  • Independently completed assigned tasks before deadlines​
KIU JAPANESE RESTAURANT
Graphic Designer, 2017

  • Created visually appealing posters, menu and gift cards
  • Efficiently produced graphic designs by listening to the client's needs
  • Managed various projects at a time while under tight deadlines
  • Keen eye for layout, colour, text and style
ROGERS TV
Production Assistant, 2013-2014
 
  • Worked on live broadcasted programs including talk shows and by-elections
  • Resolved unpredicted problems in a high pressure working environment
  • Floor-directed by signaling time cues to on-air talent and efficiently moving technical equipment to required areas
  • Considerable knowledge in operating a high-definition television camera to create a visually appealing shot
  • Independently controlled the on-air graphics including lower thirds and digital on-screen graphics
SKILLS
LANGUAGES

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JS
  • Java
PROGRAMS

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • WordPress
  • VideoScribe
  • Microsoft Office​
  • Buffer

SKILLS


  • Graphic Design

  • Videography

  • Photography

  • Social  Media

  • Content Development

  • Digital Content Creation

  • Interviewing







HONOURS
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY GRADUATION AWARD
Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School, 2015
  • Graduation award and recognition of outstanding academic achievement as a Communications Technology student.
MEDIA ARTS GRADUATION AWARD
Pierre Elliott Trudeau High School, 2015
  • Graduation award and recognition of outstanding academic achievement as a Media Arts student.
ACADEMIC ENTRANCE SCHOLARSHIP (95%+)
Ryerson University, 2015
  • Granted $4000 as entrance scholarship for recognition of excellent academic achievement.
ONTARIO SCHOLAR
Ontario Ministry of Education, 2015
  • Recognition of academic performance as a high school graduate.
RTA School of Media - Dean's List
Ryerson University, 2017
  • Recognition of academic achievement as a New Media Arts student.