Digital Systems Manager

Digital Systems Manager | June 2015 – Present |  New York Academy of Medicine – Library

  • Develop and manage the digital program for the Library at New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM), including current and future digitization projects.
  • Lead the working group on digitization.
  • Provide strategies, processes and systems to support digitization growth.
  • Manage and develop the Library’s ILS and CMS to better support cataloging and development of the Grey Literature database.
  • Collaborate with internal and external library, museums and archival communities.

Consultant: Digital Project Manager

Digital Project Manager | December 2013 – Present | Oxford University Press – English Language Teaching NY

  • Managed multiple digital projects from conception to launch, including eBooks, mobile applications, and teacher presentation tools (interactive whiteboard) with a user-centered research and design focus
  • Managed budgets and multiple vendor relationships for product development and quality assurance testing throughout the software development lifecycle
  • Conducted online data analysis of top mobile devices used across products and geographic location
  • Managed prototype development of mobile app for language specific product streams
  • Researched and wrote strategic solutions for mobile application development of English Language Teaching
  • Lead weekly meetings with editorial, digital media, designer, and key stakeholders for products
  • Analyzed content management system (Desire2Learn) and developed question import templates for production

Consultant: Digital Project Manager

Digital Project Manager | March 2014 – Present | LearningExpress LLC

  • Managed the development of a new corporate website from conception to launch
  • Functioned as Agile project manager and participated in daily scrums
  • Analyzed and wrote product documentation, including user stories, workflows, wireframes, and technical requirements
  • Managed and conducted quality assurance testing
  • Collaborated with developers, project managers, marketing, and product owners.

Quality Assurance (QA) Tester

QA Tester | August 2013 – March 2014 | LearningExpress LLC

  • Conducted quality assurance (QA) on products prior to launch, including single-sign-on
  • Designed and performed usability evaluation of LearningExpress Library products
  • Mapped O*NET Spanish language data for product development of new Job and Career Accelerator
  • Analyzed product hierarchies and modified information architecture
  • Wrote test cases for products and participated in daily technology and content scrums

Distance Learning Web Producer & Technical Lead

Distance Learning Web Producer/Technical Lead | 2004 – 2005| Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions

  • Produced online educational websites throughout the product lifecycle
  • Developed workflows, project plans, and quality assurance (QA) guidelines for production
  • Assisted ASP developers in enhancing the product delivery platform through the use of metadata development and helped with debugging systems and platforms
  • Managed weekly product pushes to 2 staging and 3 web servers to launch and update live products
  • Worked with team to develop a new Flash user interface for instructional content
  • Ensured integrity of content team’s product request through regular meetings and analysis
  • Assisted in the creation of VBA macro to convert word documents into XML compliant documents
  • Wrote technical documentation and user guide for Jasper platform, XML authoring, and content entry

HTML Developer

HTML Developer |1999 – 2004| Kaplan Test Prep & Admissions

  • Built online educational websites and was lead coder/developer on projects
  • Responsible for SGML & HTML, graphic creation, product functionality, and design implementation
  • Installed and tested document type definitions (DTD); convert schemas to DTDs
  • Negotiated with Real Networks to develop Real 10 for MAC OS X to better support products
  • Recorded, edited and developed audio/video online courses
  • Formatted content and work with vendors for Palm PDA instruction
  • Wrote technical documentation and narrative specification for quiz and instructional websites
  • Trained online coders/developers, content teams, and freelancers
  • Performed quality assurance (QA), and stress-test; proofread and edit finished content