About Lindsay Arakawa
Originally born and raised in Aiea, Hawaii, Lindsay currently lives and works in Tokyo as a creative. After graduating from the University of San Francisco with a BA in media studies in 2012, Lindsay started out as a social media intern and then strategist – before moving to Brooklyn, New York, where she oversaw Instagram strategy and creative for media company, Refinery29.
As a fifth-generation Japanese-American, Lindsay decided to move to Japan in 2018 wanting to get a better understanding of her family’s history and background. Since making the move to Tokyo, she has continued to work as a freelance social media strategist for an impressive list of brands including Netflix, Amazon Studios, Pinterest Japan, R/GA Tokyo, VICE Media, Girlboss and WeWork.
In her free time, Lindsay also creates expressive and empowering digital art pieces that combine hand-lettering with her own film photography.
Having worked internationally both in-house and as a freelancer, Lindsay will be ready to answer your questions about making connections, building community and growing your creative network.
See more from Lindsay on her website and Instagram.