Kay Smoljak is alternately a web geek, email enthusiast, metalhead, photographer, and goat afficionado.
Kay Smoljak's Bio:
Kay Smoljak is a Berlin-based freelance web geek, originally from Australia, specialising in email newsletter marketing. Weird, huh? She's also really uncomfortable talking about herself in the third person.
Kay Smoljak's Experience:
Writer and Photographer at Metal As FuckFebruary 2009 - October 2011
Reviews and photography of local and international live music events, including the legendary Wacken Open Air in 2009 and 2010. Conducted in person and telephone interviews with noted musicians including members of Fear Factory, Lamb of God, Chimaira and Obituary.
Writer at Faster LouderApril 2007 - April 2011
Reviews of local live music events. Conducted telephone interviews with noted figures in rock and heavy metal including Megadeth's Dave Mustaine, Arch Enemy's Angela Gossow, and Hatebreed's Jamey Jasta.
Senior Web Developer at PerthWebSeptember 1999 - July 2006
ColdFusion development using Fusebox. Working with IIS and SQL Server. Web standards advocacy and staff support, trouble shooting layout problems, setting required quality levels and checking of same. Project Manager for unusual projects and those with special requirements. Search Engine Optimisation for clients and PerthWeb sites.
Owner at ZingrySeptember 2013
Easy email marketing for your business. Zingry is a complete email marketing service - our easy-to-use system puts you in control of creating, sending, and analyzing your campaigns. We also offer email marketing consulting - analysis and strategy, template design, and copywriting.
Freelance web geek at Self-employed2011
Specialising in WordPress websites, email newsletter marketing, and ecommerce.
Writer and Photographer at MetalUnderground.comJanuary 2011
Photography and reviews of live music events including the heavy metal cruise ship festival 70,000 Tons of Metal (Miami to The Cayman Islands) in January 2012 and Metalcamp 2012 (Tolmin, Slovenia).
Co-founder at Clever StarfishAugust 2006
Juggled roles of client and accounts manager, project manager, book-keeper, developer and more, heading up a 3-5 person team of designers and developers, between 2006 and 2011. Continued in a consulting role to the new management team since handing over the reins in 2011.
Kay Smoljak's Education:
Edith Cowan University1997 – 1999Bachelor of ScienceConcentration: Interactive Multimedia Technology
Kay Smoljak's Interests & Activities:
I like writing, live music, photography, film, travel and cooking.