Résumé

PEGASYSTEMS

Digital Content Strategist, 2015-present

  • Support and lead strategy, creation, and management of content for the Pega Community.
  • Utilize data and trends to forecast user needs and enhance digital experience.
  • Collaborate with UX, development, writers, designers, and video producers in order to drive holistic vision of the site.
  • Served as lead for major site redesign and migration, including
    • Gathering requirements from stakeholders and aligning with user needs as seen by research and feedback.
    • Reviewing and creating wireframes and job stories for new features.
    • Strategizing and implementing structure of new pages and site features.
    • Managing contractors and delegating work via Trello.
    • Building and testing content within Drupal.
    • Monitoring developer work, bug resolution, and deployment for go- live.
  • Manage team’s development backlog, sprint and release planning, ticket triaging and testing (Jira).

VARIOUS PUBLICATIONS

Contributing Writer, 2007 -present

  • Pitch and research timely stories to various publications.
  • Interview sources, fact check, transcribe interviews, and make revisions based on editorial feedback.
  • Have been published in Marie Claire, Vanity Fair, Bustle, Paste, Real Simple, Women’s Health, and more.

CENGAGE LEARNING

Intellectual Property Project Manager, 2013-2015

  • Managed licensing and delivery of assets for up to 70 media projects per copyright year.
  • Assisted in content development for products, collaborated with stakeholders, tracked budget and schedule, monitored acquisition process, facilitated with artist relations.
  • Lead management meetings, updated departmental processes for streamlined production, monitored media quality.

VITALSOURCE

Associate Producer 2009-2013

  • Managed production and execution of digital learning projects for clients such as Weekly Reader, McGraw-Hill, National Geographic, and Highlights Magazine.
  • Directed recording sessions, engineered and edited audio, edited video, updated XML and CSS for weekly changes..
  • Managed upgrade of Weekly Reader product to 2.0 version, including work with design and development team and management of project scope.
  • Managed assistants, directed and scheduled talent, negotiated contracts and casting.
  • 2010 MITX Award received Applied Technology, Weekly Reader Interactive Digital Editions.

FIRST ACT

Audio and Music Licensing Associate, 2011- 2012

  • Focused on production and development for mobile apps, Disney Spotlight and Soulo.
  • Coordinated music and sound licensing with Disney, Sony, EMI, and Universal.
  • Worked with Artist Relations Director for content decisions
  • Coordinated audio department’s efforts for digital downloads and product deployment

EDUCATION

Emerson​ ​College,​ ​Boston,​ ​MA​ ​(BA​ ​2009;​ ​3​.8​ ​GPA)

Media Production, Music

  • Additional courses through ProArts Consortium & Berklee College of Music.
  • Senior project: Film Score Semiotics
  • Berkman​ ​Center​ ​for​ ​Internet​ ​&​ ​Society​ ​at​ ​Harvard​ ​University Copyrightx, 2015
  • Scrum​ ​Master​ 101​ ​Course 2016

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

  • Friends of Watertown Music volunteer
  • Volunteer at Hollis Brookline High School Career Faire
  • Emerson College Gold Council
  • BookPALS (SAG Foundation) at Massachusetts General Hospital Pediatrics, 2014-2016

AWARDS

  • Pegasystems: Global Customer Service appreciation award, 2016
  • Vitalsource: MITX Awards 2010
  • Emerson College: Gold Key Honors Society
  • Emerson College: Three year recipient of Hal & Tillie Mady Scholarship
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