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Gita Irawan

A creative and critical writer with two years of experience in creative, journalism, publishing, translating English-Indonesian (vice versa), editing, and literature based research.
Indonesia, DKI Jakarta
Indonesian

About Me

A creative and critical writer with two years of experience in creative, journalism, publishing, translating English-Indonesian (vice versa), editing, and literature based research. Currently, I support a State Islamic University Literary chamber.

My jobs are conducting a group discussion around English and Indonesian culture and Literary works every Thursday. Meanwhile, I also support some lectures conducting their research around Indonesian culture. I spent my time mostly in reading, attending culture seminar, public lecture, theater, performance act, and music.

Employment History

CV. Prima Komunitas Media

2014 - 2015

Reporter

Before I graduated from University at the end of 2014, I've been working for two weeks in a media company named CV. Community Media Prima as a reporter for monthly published magazine. The products of the company include the magazine My Tangsel (free magazine) and the Online news portal My Tangsel.com. I took care some rubrics include Profile, Community, Recommendation, Say No To Drugs, Voice Of Government, Health, Inbox, and My Tangsel This Month. My daily work was seeking information about the interviewees, arranged the interview, attended to certain events that took place in South Tangerang, and reported them to my editor. In addition I also have to propose my upbringing rubric content at monthly editorial meetings. I was comfortable with the job until the owner of the company decided to lay off all of its employees related to financial problems in August 2015. During my time there, our team has managed to make five editions of the magazine. Overall, I really enjoyed the work related to writing and education. Therefore, I look forward for working with a competent team t in a settle company especially in writing and education field.

Rusabesi Literary Chamber (UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta)

2014 - 2017

Essay Editor in Rusabesi Journal

Along with my inclusion as a reporter in the CV. Community Media Prima, I join a literary community named Rusabesi . The community was established on October 11th, 2014. The group is a literature study group and an UIN Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta's students artistic expressions institution. Recently, the number of members reached 70 with 30 active members. The community activities encompasses discussion on literature every Thursday, appreciation of the work in the form of performance art, establishment of web journal as a forum appreciation of its members works, and the latest one is documentation on the activities related to literature in Indonesia. In the community, I work as Editor Essays in Kamar Kajian (call for a team which work intensely in the publication of journals). There are 6 active rubric inside the Kamar Jurnal, including Poetry, Short Story, Information, Illustrations, Essays, and Editorial. During I worked in the Kamar Jurnal, the team had published about 7 editions, and the end of 2016 it will publish 4 edition again. Besides editing the manuscript, I also took part in the process of proofreading, translating, text selecting, and occasionally writing Editorial column to bring the voices of the team. Team Kamar Kajian themselves are working to develop quality issue of the level of production and distribution. It is considered important because the team agreed to maintain kamar Kajian as a forum for the students to prepare themselves before they get job after graduate and deliver the work and the expression of community members to a wider audience. Please check our activities on our social media account. Youtube: Rusabesi Instagram: @Rusabesi Twitter: @rusabesi Web: rusabesi.blogspot.com Journal: bit.ly/jurnalrusa

Bohemian Syndication Project (Poetry Anthology 2014)

2013 - 2014

Graphic Designer and Project Manager

In late 2014, I have worked as a graphic designer for a poetry anthology book entitled "Kelas Kata". The book was made and distributed independently by a collective students/artists based on UIN Syarif HIdayatullah Jakarta called "The Bohemian". The jobs that I have done on the project includes designing book cover, designing layout and graphic content, copy editing, and proof reading the book content. Though the project have non-profit orientation, I am proud for what we have done together. Somehow, the atmosphere of independence and intellectual always trigger my eager to work even in the most uncomfortable situation.

Erlangga Publishing

2012 - 2012

Freelance Assitant Editor

My first work experience in writing field was a freelance assistant editor in Erlangga Publisher in the middle of 2012. While studying English Literature, I translated and developed approximately 40 entries of Islam's science figures to Indonesian. For that job, I earned about Rp. 1.000.000. Unfortunately, I should quit the job for College Community Service Program which obligues me to stay on the place appointed for forty days. Honestly, I was enjoyed my job that days because it related to writing, history, and library research.

Education History

Universitas Islam Negeri Syarif Hidayatullah Jakarta

2009 - 2014

English Literature

I am a Bachelor of English Literature from State Islamic University Jakarta (UIN Jakarta) with GPA 3.34. I also have extensive experience related to writing and editorial field. Currently, I am looking for a company which may enrich my experience and enhance my works. Thank you.