John Scott Lucas
John Scott Lucas



Versatile communications and marketing professional with over thirty years experience writing and editing for print, web, social media, direct marketing, professional journals and video. Over twenty years experience in illustration, graphic layout, digital photography, and image editing. 


Marketing & Communications Manager
Creative Art Works, New York, NY2014 – present

Promotes key messages to donors and program partners for a mid-sized nonprofit that provides hands-on arts programs to NYC youth. Writes, photographs and designs print materials. Strengthens relationships with program partners and drives donor engagement through e-blasts and social media posts. Updates website content and maintains integrations. Serves as a liaison between program and development staff. Contributes to development of traffic and asset management systems. Champions institutional culture.

Cooperating Teacher, CUNY-START Program
Bronx Community College, Bronx, NY,     2012 – 2013

Taught English comp and reading in an intensive remediation program. 

Freelance Marketing Professional
Norwalk, CT,     2009 – 2014

Wrote, edited, photographed and designed graphics for print and web. 

Director of Marketing
Phil Fraley Productions, Inc.; Hoboken, NJ,      2005 – 2009

Conceived and directed strategic plans to move company from personality (Phil Fraley) to a brand (PFP). Led design and implementation of website. Organized trade show exhibits and trained staff. Developed relationships with media professionals from news organizations, including NBC, PBS, and Discovery Channel.

Assistant Editor
AOL Time Warner, DC Comics; New York, NY,     2004 – 2005

Facilitated editorial and production duties for a number of ongoing titles under the Vertigo imprint. 

Secondary School Teacher
Los Angeles Unified School District,     1994 – 1997

Developed engaging, skill-appropriate, lesson plans to motivate and inspire students. 


MA Professional Writing, University of Southern California           
BA, History, Minor in Archaeology, The George Washington University
Teacher Credential Program, California State University at Donmiquez Hills


InDesign, Photoshop, LightRoom, SquareSpace, MailChimp, Constant Contact, Microsoft Office, Mac Office, Airtable, Google Suite, digital photography, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Celtix, Neon CRM