About Me

Danreb is a 23-year old graduate out of San Jose State University with a B.S. in journalism.

At school, Danreb was on the editorial staff of the Spartan Daily newspaper for two years and was the Online Editor for Access Magazine in 2011.  Both the Spartan Daily and Access Magazine are student-run publications.

Danreb was also an officer of the Akbayan Pilipino-American Organization at San Jose State University where he served as an Intern, Community Affairs Chair, Internship Coordinator, and the organization’s President.  Among his proudest achievements were hosting the organization’s last Raising Awareness Amongst Pilipinos (R.A.A.P. Conference) in 2008 and helping Akbayan win both Most Outstanding Cultural Organization and Organization of the Year during the 2010-2011 school year.  While he no longer serves Akbayan’s Cabinet, Danreb acts as an advisor to the organization’s board of directors.

He also works part-time for H&M as a Department Supervisor.

Danreb likes to spend his spare time folk dancing or playing video games.  He currently writes for SmashPad.com as a Managing Editor, covering content on the for all major video gaming platforms.

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EXPERIENCE

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H&M, Milpitas & San Jose, CA
Department Supervisor
, 8/08 – Present

  • Train new Sales Advisors in accordance to H&M standards
  • Work cash registers and maintain clothing departments and fitting rooms at a fast-pace
  • Provide helpful customer service all while working on self-initiative and daily improvement

SmashPad.com, San Jose, CA
Managing Editor, 12/04 – Present

  • Write and edit reviews, previews, and editorials about video games
  • Set deadlines for fellow writers on staff
  • Written over 250 game reviews and counting

Akbayan Pilipino-American Organization of San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
Club Officer – President // Internship Coordinator // Community Affairs Chair // Intern, 6/08 – 6/11

  • Organized 2008 Raising Awareness Amongst Pilipinos Conference, an event taught over 200 high school students about the rich Philippine culture as well as the benefits of higher education
  • Awarded Most Outstanding Cultural Organization and Organization of the Year over 300 other campus organizations
  • Hosted and led more than 100 separate events over the span of a 3-year period
Aquavista Enterprise, Inc., San Jose, CA
Marketing Intern, 7/10-8/10
  • Wrote, edited, and published press releases via PR Newswire to notify media outlets about Aquavista’s latest aquarium products
  • Constructed media kit using skills in both writing and graphic design that outlined all of Aquavista’s products
  • Assisted CEO of company in preparing location for a live taping of an Animal Planet television program, featuring Aquavista products

San Jose State University Spartan Shops, Inc., San Jose, CA
Bookstore Associate, 7/07 – 2/09

  • Worked behind customer service desk answering questions from customers
  • Assured staff never fell behind quota even when internet processing database went down
  • Bought books back from students during “Buyback” period in fast-paced and stressful environment

IBM Corporation, San Jose, CA
Co-Op Tivoli Lab Technical Services Representative, 7/06 – 8/06

  • One of 10 high school students to earn competitive internship
  • Maintained and organized Excel Spreadsheet of Computer Assets
  • Handled over 15 employee computer reports in a two-month period
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