Eric Mutrie | Writer and editor
Eric Mutrie | Writer and editor




Managing Editor, Sharp Magazine

July 2017 – Present | Toronto 

  • Work with the Editor-in-Chief and art team to develop compelling and visually engaging content for each issue
  • Pitch, write, commission and edit stories, including front-of-book pages on design, health, travel, food, drink and culture, plus features profiling actors and other men of note
  • Manage schedules and enforce deadlines for writers, editors and the art team
  • Shepherd issues through the production process, proofing and editing copy and ensuring timely delivery of all editorial pages to the printer

Associate Editor, Designlines Magazine

April 2014 – July 2017 | Toronto 

(Previously: Assistant Editor, April 2014 – June 2016)

  • Selected story topics and wrote all copy for the quarterly design publication’s front-of-book and back-of-book sections, covering trends, store openings and design events
  • Assisted with conceptualizing and directing editorial photo shoots
  • Assisted with assigning and editing feature stories
  • Managed editorial calendar for online content
  • Optimized print stories for the web, writing new heds and deks, plus developing online extensions
  • Wrote original web content
  • Managed social media accounts, engaging the Toronto design community in daily conversation
  • Produced a weekly e-newsletter

Marketing and Communications Specialist, B+H Architects

November 2013 – April 2014 | Toronto

  • Managed editorial content on the architecture firm’s website
  • Wrote copy for print proposals and award submissions

Web Broadcast Associate, Business News Network

August 2013 – November 2013 | Toronto

  • Edited the television network’s programming into video segments for the web
  • Updated homepage during evenings, selecting which stories to feature prominently
  • Promoted stories on the network’s social media accounts
  • Produced a nightly e-newsletter

Administrative Assistant, Ubriety Inc.

January 2012 – September 2012 | Montreal

  • Facilitated communications between clients and the firm’s design and development teams
  • Wrote project proposals
  • Wrote copy for client webpages and print advertisements

Editorial Intern, Maisonneuve Magazine

September 2011 – December 2011 | Montreal

  • Wrote blog posts reviewing local architecture exhibitions and profiling Canadian artists
  • Assisted with production of the magazine's Winter 2011 issue, fact-checking and copy-editing features

Editorial Intern, Spacing Toronto

September 2010 – May 2011 | Toronto

  • Wrote a regular web column about the history of local streets
  • Chose a selection of topical news stories to summarize in daily morning Headlines blog posts


University of King's College Bachelor of Journalism | 2012 – 2013

  • Wrote, recorded and edited news segments for radio and television
  • Worked as editor of the 72-page first issue of The Eddy, a mock lifestyle magazine created from scratch in six weeks

University of Toronto - Victoria College BA, Architectural Design, Human Geography | 2007 – 2011

Field Studies:

  • Spent six weeks in Berlin studying the city’s cultural transformation
  • Spent one week in New York studying the impact of new urban developments such as the High Line

Features Editor, The Strand | 2010 - 2011

  • Managed student contributors and oversaw their pitches, their writing progress and all final edits
  • Awarded the 2011 Arthur Irwin Award in recognition of a travel feature discussing new attitudes towards tourism