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ABOUT ME

My Background

Translating

German & Spanish to English, technical, medical, legal and audiovisual.

Writing

Technology, academic, marketing, legal and training

Teaching

Teaching and running university programmes, and giving invited lectures

E-Learning

Multimedia training materials and assessments for pharmaceutical industry.

Digital Media

Digital storytelling, video production, audio and graphic design.

Leadership

Establishing, mentoring, and inspiring geographically diverse teams.

 

 

Video Production

Scripting

After Effects

Premiere Pro

Digital Audio

Camtasia

Design Skills

Illustrator

Photoshop

Infographics

Art Direction

Brand Guidelines

Storyboarding

Development

Scrum

UX Design

Wireframing

Product Owner

Design Research

User Testing

Leadership

Mentoring

Recruiting

Communication

Decision-Making

Negotiation & Persuasion

Presentation Skills

 

RESUME

Career Highlights

2014-2017.

UA Development Architect

SAP Labs Ireland

Head of UA Prototyping Lab leading an award-winning R&D team to design and develop innovative User Assistance concepts.
Senior Producer on Central UA Video Team producing scripts and videos, mentoring colleagues, researching new formats and delivering training.

2013-2014.

Senior Technical Communicator.

The TAS Group, Ireland

Managed end-to-end documentation process, production of marketing and training videos, and oversaw migration of content management system.

2011-2013.

Scientific Instructional Designer.

Skillpad, Ireland

Researched, designed and produced multimedia training courses for pharmaceutical and medical companies. Produced storyboards, revised scripts, designed interactions, liaised with voice talent, studio engineers, and media developers.

2005-2011.

Lecturer in Translation and Technology.

University of Sheffield, UK

Designed and taught undergraduate and postgraduate courses in translation, screen translation, translation technologies, and video production. Responsible for research supervision and pastoral support. Programme manager for interdepartmental MA in Multilingual Information Management.

2001-2004.

Associate Lecturer in Translation and Technology.

Dublin City University, Ireland

While undertaking my doctoral research I taught general and specialised German into English translation to undergraduate and postgraduate students.

2000-2001.

Contract Technical Writer.

Dublin, Ireland

Working with manufacturer building control hardware and software as well as an broadband technology company to produce documentation, training materials and manage corporate websites.

Education

2017.

Innovation & Entrepreneurship – From Design Thinking to Funding.

EIT Digital on Coursera [Verify]

2012-2014.

Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Digital Media.

Dublin Institute of Technology

2012.

Certificate in Public Relations.

Irish Academy of Public Relations

2010-2011.

Train the Trainer Certification.

College of Management & IT, Ireland

2001-2004.

PhD in Technical Communication & Usability.

Dublin City University

1992-1997.

BA (Hons) in Translation & Interpreting (German/Spanish).

Dublin City University

Certifications

2016.

Scrum.org.

Professional Scrum Product Owner (PSPO I)

2006.

Institute of Scientific & Technical Communicators.

Fellow (FISTC)

1998.

Irish Translators’ & Interpreters’ Association.

Professional Member (MITIA)

Awards

2016.

SAP Green Dot Award for Innovation

Awarded for designing and leading development of innovative video search prototype.

MY PORTFOLIO

SAP Vehicle Insights

Digital Factory – Innobook

SAP User Assistance

SAP HANA Cloud Platform

SAP Inside Threat Agent

Parody: Getting Stuff to Work

SAP HANA Cloud Integration

SAP HANA Gateway

Experimental: Vanishing Point Music Video

Training Video

CityApp Promo Concept

UA: Look what I did today…

SAP Uses OData

Sabre Plug-in Tests

Green Screen Sample #1

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