I have considerable experience working on innovative digital platforms and e-research tools, managing multiple stakeholders including project partners, web developers, funders, content contributors and academic, professional and young audience users.
My experiences includes project development, including wireframe stage and UX testing, to content creation, website population and post-moderation.
Below are two projects I had senior roles with:
Beyond 1914 – The University of Sydney and the Great War is an extensive, searchable database of biographies and archival information of members of the University community involved in the First World War. The three-year project (2014-2017) formed a major part of the University’s contribution to the history of the Australian experience of the Great War.
In my role as Project Officer (2014) I:
Oversaw the development and build of the front end website working with the University’s Digital team and the e-researchers who built the database for its launch on 9 September 2014
Managed all future planning for Phase 2 digital roll-outs on the site
Worked closely with the University Historian and Reference Archivist on future planning
Audited and managed the metadata for over 20,000 scanned archival documents and photographs
Updated the database with contributions from family members and citizen historians
Worked with the University colleges and schools to build working partnerships and data sharing possibilities
Oversaw and managed advocacy opportunities including work with high school archivists & history departments to enhance curriculum development around the Key Stage 5 history syllabus.
To visit the site click here.
Design & Art Australia Online
Design and Art Australia Online is a dynamic, collaborative e-research tool focused on Australian design and art history scholarship. As Editor of the DAAO (2006-2008), then known as the Dictionary of Australian Artists Online, my role involved:
Managing the workflow of submissions, peer review and publishing on the site
Fact-checking and editing artist biographies for publication
Sitting as a member of the Editorial Board
Contributing to policy development and marketing strategies
Running educational demonstrations and public discussions about the site
Liaising with partner organisations including the National Gallery of Australia and the Queensland Art Gallery about content development
Core data mining & meta data research
You can visit the site here.