The resume of Leigh :) Stark.

Hey there. My name is Leigh :) Stark, and I'm a bit of a 🦄 or so I'm told. 

I work as a journalist, SEO specialist working in content & technical SEO), photographer, editor, and content producer, with expertise in audio and video editing, and even in 3D and VR development. I keep busy.

  • Age 40
  • Location Sydney, Australia


Content Production

Over 15 years of journalism and content production across numerous mastheads and publications.

Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)

SEO experience over ten years, covering both content SEO and technical SEO.

Audio Production

Audio editing skills in Adobe Audition and Logic Pro X, complete with an award-winning podcast, The Wrap

Photography & Video Editing

Photo and video skills including a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, studio experience, and expertise in nearly every piece of photo and video editing software.


Experience in HTML, CSS, WordPress, Swift, and even some Javascript.

VR Development

Minor experience developing apps and entertainment for virtual reality.

Versed in

  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Audition
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Google Analytics
  • Google DataStudio
  • Google Search Console
  • Logic Pro X
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Newtek Lightwave
  • Unity 3D
  • Unreal Engine (UDK)
  • Wordpress
  • Xcode
2018 - Present
Content & SEO Manager - RateCity

Lead and manage a team of content writers while handling the SEO of one of Australia's leading financial comparison systems. Also spearheaded the company's SEO efforts using AI. 

2016 - 2018
Senior Content Manager - McCorkell & Associates

Content producer and manager for B2B and health-relates services, including National Dental Care, Telstra Global, IBM, and others.

2009 - 2016
Technology Journalist - Gadget Guy

Journalist and Online Editor for the GadgetGuy website, published by The Gadget Group. Responsible for raising traffic from 60K monthly uniques to 240K based on long-term strategy with fewer resources.

2008 - Present

Writer of articles for the Australian Financial Review, APC, Popular Science, Women's Weekly, and more. 

2007 - 2009
Content Producer - CyberShack

Produced written and video content for the CyberShack website, wrote the CyberShack podcast, and wrote scripts for the CyberShack TV show.

2000 - 2004
National Art School - Sydney, Australia

Bachelor of Fine Arts majored in Photography.