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2013-current Digital Communications manager
2011- 2013 Digital Media Manager
Digital Marketing and Communications
Website Architecture review (project manager)
Content for all digital output
Online Magazine management
Ongoing management of Website, Social Media and all digital output
Digital Media Strategy
Social Media engagement strategy
CMS management (Umbraco/Joomla)
2009-2011 Team Leader: Web and New Media
Fixed Term contract
The City of Edinburgh Council
Management of the team (three people)
Management of relationship internal and external stakeholders
Produced and managed Elections 2010/2011 Twitter map
Promotion of culture change within the Council
Chair of Intranet management group, Web 2.0 group
Policy development for the use of Web 2.0
Facilitating the transition to a new content management system
Managing change and transition for social media apps to new CMS (Jadu)
CMS management (Hyperwave/Jadu)
2007-2009 Web Learning Officer
Fixed term contract
National Museums Scotland
Project Manager for Online interactive projects:
Treasured: Wonderful Things, Amazing Stories
Managed external suppliers, including procurement process
Managed relationship with LTS for GLOW
2006- 2007 Senior Content Producer
BBC Scotland – New Media, Learning and Communities
Managed relationships with external suppliers including tendering process
Managed a team of 8, including developers, coders, designers and assistant producers
Co-managed a team of 25
Managed a large budget
Developed scope for E-learning project based on the UK curriculum
Produced innovating learning resources using Flash 8.0 and video integration
Extensive experience with and VLEs and SCORM compliances
2005-2006 E-Communications Officer
Managed internal/external stakeholders
Helped develop a forward web strategy in line with the government’s strategy to advance Scottish heritage
Managed large content management system
Oversaw new website architecture
Produced online resources
CMS management (Livelink)
2004-2005 Senior Content Producer
Kestrel 3D, Visualisation Services
Project manager ‘The 3D Passport Scheme for Artworks’
Marketing strategy for product development
Producer of resources for Learning and Teaching Scotland e-learning website
Content Manager for root database for the forthcoming ‘Scottish Sports Hall of Fame’ exhibition at the National Museums Scotland
Web Accessibility Officer
2003-04 Content Producer/Editor
Kestrel 3D, The Multimedia Team
Development of resources for Learning and Teaching Scotland e-learning website
Consultant on multimedia and e-learning policy in museums for the Scottish Museum Council report
Report on best practice guidelines on multimedia for the Council of Europe project ‘Significant Moments in European History’
Company website evaluation
Whilst pursuing my postgraduate degrees, I have supplemented them with voluntary work and short projects to gain the necessary practical experience. Below is a sample of such work.
2003 Web Evaluator
The Petrie Museum, London
Contract work to evaluate the educational effectiveness of the Petrie web site.
2003 Web Evaluator and Researcher
The Museum of London
Evaluation of the multimedia applications of the museum. Examined sample visitors to understand the learning effectiveness of users interfaces used in the museum multimedia.
Research for web features.
Producer of Italian version of the museum site.
2003 Content Producer
Department of Earth Sciences, UCL, London
Developed the website to accompany the exhibition ‘Infinite Possibilities: the Past, Present and Future of Earth Sciences at UCL.’
2003 Assistant for Special Events in Education
The British Museum, London
2001 Content Producer
University of Maryland, USA
E-learning project of the translation of a 17th century Italian
manuscript on sculpture into English. The project included an
interactive annotated bibliography and image links.
2000 Project manager
The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
Project Managed the website to accompany the exhibition ‘Gerrit Dou, Master painter in the Age of Rembrandt.’
1999- 2000 Content Producer/Web Manager
The Consortium on Race, Gender and Ethnicity, University of Maryland, USA
Managed external suppliers, including tendering process
Content Developer and Web Manager of the website for a research consortium based at the University of Maryland.
Marketing and promotion of the consortium through the web.
Web Editor duties.
Site increased to an average 3,000 hits per month.
User traffic data analysis
E-learning resources development
Web CT manager for educational courses.
2011, Certificate, Leadership and Management, Stevenson College, Edinburgh
2003 M.A. Museum Studies, University College London
Dissertation: User Interfaces in Museum Multimedia: Effective Design and New Solutions. Study conducted through case studies and personal evaluation of different types of multimedia in London’s top museums focusing on effective interface design and human-computer interaction.
2002 M.A. History of Art, University of Maryland, USA
2000 Diploma in Web Design and Development, University of Maryland, USA
1999 B.A. History of Art, Rollins College, USA
Summa Cum Laude
Senior Thesis: Developed the first interactive, web-based senior thesis. The project involved creating a basic database of painters and paintings of Dutch Masters of the Golden Age. Received Honours in the Field of Study for the project.
1998 Archaeological Field School, University of Manitoba, Canada
Lepti Minor, Tunisia
1997 A.A. Design, Valencia Community College, USA
Accessibility and Usability for Public sector websites (2005)
Writing for the Web (2002/2005)
Managing Complex New Media Project (2006)
Italian native speaker
Association of Learning Technologists – Member