Jamie Abarca

Jamie Abarca, Editorial Project Manager for The Spruce Crafts

Jamie is the Editorial Project Manager for The Spruce Crafts, The Spruce, The Spruce Pets, and MyDomaine. Jamie is an organization pro, having worked in higher education for seven years before joining The Spruce Crafts team.


  • Worked in Higher Education for 7 years before pursuing her dream of working in digital media.
  • A mom of two: one human and one four legged
  • Working on her green thumb; she has kept her lone houseplant, Root Bader Ginsburg, alive for 6 months.


Before joining The Spruce Crafts team, Jamie worked as a consultant with individuals and nonprofit organizations. Her work consisted of helping immigrants and first-generation high school students pursue higher education. As a multilingual writer and translator, she continues to aid underserved communities.

She joined The Spruce Crafts team in 2019 as the Editorial Project Coordinator. Jamie was promoted to Editorial Project Manager in 2021. As part of her role, Jamie manage's The Spruce Crafts's Diversity and Anti-Bias initiatives.

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Jamie earned her Bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Montclair State University. 

Education: Montclair State University
Location: New York, New York
Title: Editorial Project Manager

About The Spruce Crafts

The Spruce Crafts, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a DIY craft and hobby site covering helpful tips and step-by-step tutorials from passionate makers. The Spruce Crafts reaches 6 million people each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.