Melissa Powers
 

 

Melissa Powers

 
 

 

Internationally published Singaporean-American writer and content creator based in New York. Highly versatile, hard-working team player with strong hands-on experience at top global media firms. She has been profiled in film magazine Little White Lies as well as in Mother Jones for her work on Asian Oscar Bait.

Ultimately seeking a creative development position in video games, film, television, podcasts, or yet-to-be-invented mediums. 

 

SELECTED Experience

Full resume available on LinkedIn.

 

Associate project manager (audio & content development), hachette book group

February 2017 - January 2018

 

Script Reader, Oriental Dreamworks

July 2015 - May 2017

 

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGER & Script Writer, Ubisoft

June 2015 - February 2017

Places I've Lived (An Overview!)

Languages I've Studied (A Hobby!)

 

AWARDS & HONORS

2018 VULTURE’S “52 of the best true crime podcasts”
2015 DEAN'S LIST
2015 NY INDIAN FILM FESTIVAL SHORT FINALIST
2014 RADA SCRIPT READING
2013 TISCH 10 MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
2011 COMMENDED FOYLE YOUNG POET
2011 TISCH MONOLOGUE FESTIVAL


Education

NEW YORK UNIVERSITY, TISCH SCHOOL OF THE ARTS
NEW YORK CITY

BFA Dramatic writing
Minor in linguistics

Graduated May 2015

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF BEIJING
BEIJING

INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE

Graduated May 2011