Project management

This page shows work where I have been involved with Project management:


I wrote and edited blogs for Iridium Insights (from November 2016 to August 2017):
 
Iridium Insights
Iridium Insights provides data analytics and insights solutions to the consumer goods industry and its suppliers, working with major global brands.


I edited content and advised on editorial strategy for the data analytics company Iridium Insights.

Tags:  Iridium Insights  Advertorials  Big Data  Writing  B2B  Websites  Project management  Case studies  





Writer and editor for TechScheme (From August 2015 to November 2016):
 
TechScheme
TechScheme lets you get the latest tech through your employer via salary sacrifice.


I wrote and edited blog posts for the ComputingScheme and PhoneScheme websites, which allow users to save money on computing devices such as laptops, tablets and phones via National Insurance savings.

Tags:  TechScheme  Advertorials  Technology  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Writing  Phones  Shopping  iPad  Project management  





Interim Digital Communications Manager for the Technology Strategy Board (since August 2013 to December 2013):
 
Technology Strategy Board (now InnovateUK)
The Technology Strategy Board is the UK's government-backed innovation agency designed to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.


Since being promoted from web publisher I headed up a small e-communications team looking after the corporate website and its development, e-newsletters and social media. I also project managed the creation and continued development of various other associated websites and microsites for the organisation. For example, the European innovation funding website Horizon 2020 and digital canvas The Future is Here.


Tags:  Technology Strategy Board  Technology  Project management  B2B  Websites  Consumer  Editing  Innovation  Business  Science  





Project manager for the creation, development and population of Horizon 2020 (www.horizon2020.org.uk) (December 2013):
 
Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 is the EU's research and innovation programme covering 2014 to 2020, with a proposed budget of €79 billion. Horizon 2020 offers important opportunities for UK businesses and researchers to find finance, networks and partnerships for innovation.


I project managed the creation, development and population of Horizon 2020 (www.h2020uk.org) - the UK face of a multi-billion Euro European innovation funding programme (previously known as FP7) which provides UK companies, universities, public bodies and other organisations access to national contact points (advisers on the various areas the programme covers e.g. energy, space etc), information on calls (competitions), news and events.


Tags:  Horizon 2020  Innovation  Project management  B2B  Websites  Editing  Finance  





Editor/project manager/curator for Futureishere.org (December 2013):
 
The Future Is Here
Have you seen a glimpse of the future today? Make your claim by simply adding #futureishere to Instagram, Twitter or Flickr image. Submit images that you think represent the future and the best will be showcased on this site (within 24hrs of uploading). If your shot is good enough you could win a lovely prize from the Design Museum.


I helped project manage, edit and curate this digital canvas which allowed people to send tweets, Flickr and Instagram photos that they felt represented the future, with regular prizes given out for those voted the best, designed to promote a Design Museum exhibition.


Tags:  Futureishere.org  Finance  Project management  B2B  Websites  Innovation  Social networking  





Content & Context Editor for Gabble (since February 2013 to December 2013):
 
Gabble
Gabble is striving to build a universal visual language to power next generation 'text-to-image' apps.


In this role I organise the visual database for the site, apps and games. I have also helped organise a Gabble hack day to make use of the site's API as well as being involved with suggesting and developing applications and games using the Gabble database.

Pikipik, released in October 2013, was our first picture/meaning game. I helped develop the app and wrote and edited the questions for the game. It can be seen here: https://itunes.apple.com/app/pikipik/id718771698


Tags:  Gabble  Social networking  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Apps  Entertainment  Gaming  Project management  Startups  





Helped develop, write the questions for and edit an iPad quiz game designed to use the Gabble image database. (October 2013):
 
Pikipik
Find the link, guess the word and beat the competition in this addictive words and pictures game.



Gabble is striving to build a universal visual language to power next generation 'text-to-image' apps. Pikipik, released in October 2013, was our first picture/meaning game. I helped develop and test the app and write and edit the questions for the game.


Tags:  Gabble  Quiz  Apps  Project management  Consumer  App  Children  Entertainment  Writing  Startups  





Creator and editor of Comedy-Songs.com (from September 2011 to October 2013):
 
Comedy-songs.com
The place for funny songs and funny musicians.


I designed, created, edited and wrote for www.comedy-songs.com.


Tags:  Comedy-Songs.com  Comedy  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Music  Project management  Writing  





Web Publisher for the Technology Strategy Board (since January 2013 to July 2013):
 
Technology Strategy Board (now InnovateUK)
The Technology Strategy Board is the UK's government-backed innovation agency designed to accelerate economic growth by stimulating and supporting business-led innovation.


I was part of a core team responsible for creating and managing content for the corporate website for the UK government's innovation agency. I also helped to develop the organisation's social media strategy.

I was instrumental with the redesign of the site when it was migrated to a LifeRay CMS platform. I helped populate content, find appropriate images, capture bugs, prioritise tasks (in JIRA), suggest development solutions, test user journeys and co-ordinated between the project lead, editorial and design teams to ensure a smooth transition for on-going users of the website.


Tags:  Technology Strategy Board  Technology  Editing  B2B  Websites  Project management  Innovation  Business  Science  





Operations editor for TechRadar (from October 2008 to December 2012):
 
TechRadar
The largest UK-based consumer technology news and reviews site (and now rapidly growing in the US and Australia).


Techradar.com is the UK's biggest technology review site (as of September 2012, TechRadar was being read by more than 17 million unique users, with over 4 million of those from the UK) and I oversaw the site's workflow for separate teams in Bath, London, Australia and the US.

I was responsible for the day-to-day running of TechRadar, ensuring news, features and reviews were delivered on time, to a high editorial standard and to the volume agreed to a strict content strategy. I policed the content to ensure it followed TechRadar's style, implementing and reinforcing our SEO strategy (including finding and monitoring keywords, in-linking, tipping and using social networks to build our community) and constantly updated our online style guide with CMS tutorials and best practice documents.

I oversaw the production and art budget, commissioning freelance staff to provide the cover the editorial teams needed on a weekly basis, balancing costs with demand to ensure we did not overspend. I also compiled and sent the weekly newsletter.


Tags:  TechRadar  Technology  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Project management  




































































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