Lindsay Arakawa

Hello! My name is Lindsay Arakawa and I'm a social media strategist + creative living in Tokyo.

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I am currently freelancing as a social media consultant, focusing on Instagram strategy and content creation for clients like Vice Asia, Girlboss, Netflix, Women's Health Japan, Clarity Money, Keap Brooklyn, R/GA Tokyo, + New Standard.

On the side, I create digital art pieces that combines hand-lettering with film photography, and have collaborated with brands such as Coach, WeWork, Girlboss, Talkspace, Pandora Jewelry, and S'well.

Before moving to Tokyo, I oversaw Instagram strategy and creative at Refinery29 for accounts like @refinery29 (2.3M Followers) and @29rooms (134K Followers).

My work there resulted in some cool features:

And won these awards:

  • People's Voice Winner for Social: Culture & Lifestyle by The Webby Awards (@refinery29)
  • Best Overall Social Presence Honoree by The Webby Awards (@refinery29)
  • Best Photography & Graphics Nominee by The Webby Awards (@refinery29)
  • Finalist for Best Use of Social Media for an Event or Meeting by Bizbash (@29Rooms)
  • Shortlist for Fashion & Style by the Effie Awards (Teva).

Photo by Marielle Sales

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