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Chin Lu

Content Strategist

Chin Lu

Past clients include Google, Netflix, HBO, and Audi.

Chin Lu has ten years of digital content strategy experience, specializing in integrated media campaigns, social media, web video, and influencer marketing. As a social media and content strategist, she has managed a range of projects, from holding top influencers’ hands (both symbolically and physically) through campaigns, planning real-time responses for Audi’s Super Bowl commercial in a war room, to ghostwriting Stephen Curry’s Instagram and devising a multichannel distribution strategy for HBO’s Westworld. Her portfolio also includes Fortune 500 companies like YouTube, Google, and Netflix. Chin also writes for VICE, Refinery29, SF Egotist, and The Bold Italic.

Content Strategy
Social Media Strategy
Digital Strategy
Content Writing
Content Creation
Web Marketing
Video Marketing
Influencer Marketing
Social Media Marketing
Social Media Content Creation
Content Marketing
Digital Marketing
Brand Management
Copywriting
Advertising
Publishing
Go-to-Market Strategy
Campaign Management
Chin Lu

Chin Lu

Past clients include Google, Netflix, HBO, and Audi.

Content Strategist

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Employment Highlights

Content Strategist & Writer

Independent

March 2019 - Present (3 years 3 months)

Senior Strategist

Portal A

March 2017 - March 2019 (2 years 1 month)

Strategist

Muhtayzik/Hoffer

March 2015 - March 2017 (2 years 1 month)

Social Media Manager

Tatcha

April 2014 - January 2015 (10 months)

Education Highlights

Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications

UC Berkeley

September 2006 - June 2010 (3 years 10 months)

Portfolio

YouTube

Google Home + Creators

M/H VCCP

Method - Fear No Mess

Portal A | Video for the Digital Age | San Francisco, Los Angeles

The Kingsman Challenge

Portal A | Video for the Digital Age | San Francisco, Los Angeles

Upside Down Cooking Challenge

YouTube

4 Pitch Perfect by Todrick Hall

YouTube

5 Minutes From Home With Stephen Curry: Season 1

YouTube

Google Home + Creators

M/H VCCP

Method - Fear No Mess

Portal A | Video for the Digital Age | San Francisco, Los Angeles

The Kingsman Challenge

Portal A | Video for the Digital Age | San Francisco, Los Angeles

Upside Down Cooking Challenge

YouTube

4 Pitch Perfect by Todrick Hall

YouTube

5 Minutes From Home With Stephen Curry: Season 1

Resume

Content Strategist & Writer

Independent

March 2019 - Present (3 years 3 months)

  • Developed go-to-market strategy through brand and social media for launching five new NorCal Cannabis consumer brands.
  • Worked as a social media lead at eBay; spearheaded content creation for the B2B seller community social channel, increased the engagement rate by 43%, and managed a creative agency from writing briefs, leading kickoffs, to rounds of review.
  • Devised a multichannel plan for TikTok's brand-building content through the production studio We Are Channel.
  • Strategized a multichannel content campaign for Character Media (formerly known as Kore Asian Media), optimizing for the publication’s rebrand launch and social media traffic referrals, and increasing weekly traffic by 43%.
  • Worked as a marketing producer for the indie short film “Jus Solis,” exceeding the crowdfunding goal ahead of the projected one-month.
  • Wrote for publications like VICE, Refinery29, SF Egotist, The Bold Italic, and New Hive.

Senior Strategist

Portal A

March 2017 - March 2019 (2 years 1 month)

Portal A is an award-winning digital content studio that creates branded and original entertainment.

  • Developed multi-channel digital content release and promotion strategies for branded content campaigns and original web shows featuring top YouTube stars and celebrities.
  • Created go-to-market influencer content strategy for introducing Google Home products and new features, based on factors such as the technology adoption lifestyle, segmentation and use cases, launching 188 pieces total including long-form videos.
  • Worked on YouTube TV’s World Series promotion; developed 92 pieces of content across influencers’ and brand’s social pages, including a #1 U.S. trending YouTube video—bringing in 4.5 million views and 423,000 engagements overall.
  • Expanded Stephen Curry’s YouTube subscribers by 38% by implementing strategic optimizations, including multi-platform distribution, social media content planning, ghostwriting for his social, metadata SEO, and paid media recommendations.
  • Analyzed campaign performance data and generated reports to pinpoint potential areas for optimization and learnings.
  • Collaborated with clients, influencers, other external partners, and across internal teams to execute launches, maximizing metrics like click-through rate, brand and product awareness, viewership, engagement, and positive sentiment.
  • Mentored two junior strategists as well as educating cross-function members on the latest best digital media practices.
  • Projects: Google Home, Google Assistant, YouTube Rewind, YouTube TV x MLB, 5 Minutes from Home With Stephen Curry, One Shot on YouTube Premium, HBO Westworld, Waze Carpool, Hotels.com, and Star Wars Jedi Challenges with Lenovo.

Strategist

Muhtayzik/Hoffer

March 2015 - March 2017 (2 years 1 month)

Muhtayzik/Hoffer is a San Francisco advertising agency that is proudly part of the VCCP partnership, offering a global full-service alternative to both small independent agencies and holding companies.

  • Led content strategy for Audi’s 24 Hours of Le Forza Twitch and social media campaign that resulted in one million organic livestream views, which was 25x the American viewership of the real Le Mans endurance car race.
  • Grew Audi’s Instagram followers by 150% in six months with social content and community management strategy.
  • Developed go-to-market strategy for increasing awareness of AAA membership benefits among millennials through conducting consumer and market research, advising paid media plan, and working with an UX design firm to create a microsite.
  • Monitored, researched, and analyzed current social media communities, technology news, pop culture, real-time trends, and competitors to provide insights and recommendations to generate briefs and springboards for creative teams’ concepting.
  • Clients: Audi of America, Netflix, AAA, Constellation Brands, Gig Car Share, SoFi, and Method.

Social Media Manager

Tatcha

April 2014 - January 2015 (10 months)

Tatcha is a luxury Japanese cosmetics brand.

  • Increased brand’s total social media following by 180% on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Pinterest in nine months.
  • Led influencer strategy and obtained over 100 pieces of sponsored blog and social content across the verticals of beauty, fashion, luxury travel, and wedding.
  • Planned editorial calendar and developed digital content from the initial stage of concepting to visual creation to copyediting.

Social Media Strategist

Neighbor

January 2014 - April 2014 (4 months)

  • Strategized a March Madness Facebook activation that became CPK’s most-engaged social campaign to date.
  • Planned monthly content calendars to coordinate with in-store promotional events and generated analytics reports.
  • Managed a social media coordinator and served as the go-to social media contact for clients at the agency.
  • Accounts: California Pizza Kitchen, and Tillamook.

Integrated Media Strategist

Mekanism

November 2010 - December 2013 (3 years 2 months)

Mekanism is an award-winning, independent, full-service advertising agency with offices in San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and Seattle.

  • Worked on a year-long integrated media campaign for Method; developed go-to-market strategies for different product categories for social content and activations such as Facebook giveaways, and sponsored influencer ambassador program.
  • Established brands’ social media presence foundations through strategizing key alignments such as differentiation per platform, tone of voice, content pillars, and community management guidelines in partnership with customer service teams.
  • Tailored the digital influencer strategy per project, negotiated scope and rate, and secured effective coverage.
  • Clients: Pepsi, Brisk, Samsung, Method, eBay, Muscle Milk, Crocs, Charles Schwab, Ancestry.com, and GREE.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Mass Communications

UC Berkeley

September 2006 - June 2010 (3 years 10 months)

Head of Marketing for CalTV.

Co-President of the Undergraduate Marketing Association.