Consumer

This page shows everything I have written, edited or project managed for a Consumer audience:


Green Tech 2015 - A brochure written for Bristol 2015 - a website celebrating Bristol being the European Green Capital 2015 (June 2015):
 
Green Tech 2015
Innovation for a better future





Green Tech 2015 showcases the green/ecologically friendly companies/organisations operating in Bristol and its environs as part of Bristol's European Green Capital 2015 celebration. Aimed at an audience of business owners, senior executives, investors and government advisors, it was distributed at innovation event Venturefest. It will also be used to help promote the Bristol and Bath region at other similar events.

Tags:  Green Tech 2015  Innovation  Editing  Consumer  Brochure  B2B  Technology  Science  





Science Uncovered (Issue 09 - August 2014) feature:
 
5 alternative ways to power our gadgets
The batteries that power our technology today are often made from metals and other substances that are bad for the environment. But greener alternatives are on their way...



Tags:  Science Uncovered  Features  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  Innovation  Science  





Editor of TechSPARK (from April 2014):
 
TechSPARK
The information hub for all things tech in Bristol, Bath and the West of England region.


As editor my mission is to shine a light on tech innovation and celebrate the brilliant people that power the companies and products based in our part of the world. With TechSPARK we aim to connect and inform all of those who work in tech in the region by providing news, profiles and resources like events calendars, jobs boards and a lot more.

Tags:  TechSPARK  Technology  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Business  Innovation  B2B  Startups  Science  





Content editor and copywriter for Nationwide building society (March 2014):
 
Nationwide
The world's largest building society.



I worked as part of a transition team working on the redesign of the Nationwide website using Sitecore and Sharepoint CMSes. As part of this I helped to rewrite and edit the guides section (http://www.nationwide.co.uk/guides).


Tags:  Nationwide  Editing  Consumer  Websites  Banking  Writing  Finance  Business  





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  





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  





MacFormat bookazine 'Learning with your iPad' (October 2013) feature:
 
Learning with your iPad
Unlock the educational potential of your iPad with our guide to where to find study materials online via apps and websites specifically designed to get the best out of the interactive capabilities the iPad offers.


This feature included an iTunes U walkthrough, as well as alternative iPad apps such as Khan Academy, Udemy and Skillshare to provide everything you need to further your education on your iPad.

Tags:  MacFormat  Features  Education  Writing  Consumer  Bookazines  Apps  iPad  





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, edit and write for www.comedy-songs.com.


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





Pre-school educational app review for iPad magazine Tap! (Issue 29 - April 2013) written with the help of my 5 and 2 year olds:
 
Identikat
Create your own cats out of fabrics and buttons with this visually pleasing and fun to play app for children.


Tags:  iPad magazine Tap!  Reviews  Technology  Writing  Consumer  Magazines  iPhone  Apps  Apple