Editing

This page shows work where I have been involved with Editing:


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  





Showcasing the innovative work of tech incubator Rocketmakers (May 2015):
 
Rocketmakers Projects
Video and written client profiles




I wrote and edited case studies/company profiles of various clients of Rocketmakers (an incubator for tech and new media companies in the South West) to showcase the company's innovative work. I also scripted and directed video profiles for each case study.


Tags:  Rocketmakers  Case studies  Technology  Editing  B2B  Websites  Business  Video  Writing  





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  





Project manager for the creation, development and population of Horizon 2020 (www.horizon2020.org.uk) (December 2013):
 
Horizon 2020
Horizon 2020 is the EU's research and innovation programme covering 2014 to 2020, with a proposed budget of 79 billion. Horizon 2020 offers important opportunities for UK businesses and researchers to find finance, networks and partnerships for innovation.


I project managed the creation, development and population of Horizon 2020 (www.h2020uk.org) - the UK face of a multi-billion Euro European innovation funding programme (previously known as FP7) which provides UK companies, universities, public bodies and other organisations access to national contact points (advisers on the various areas the programme covers e.g. energy, space etc), information on calls (competitions), news and events.


Tags:  Horizon 2020  Innovation  Project management  B2B  Websites  Editing  Finance  





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  





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  





Web Publisher for the Technology Strategy Board (since January 2013 to July 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.


I was part of a core team responsible for creating and managing content for the corporate website for the UK government's innovation agency. I also helped to develop the organisation's social media strategy.

I was instrumental with the redesign of the site when it was migrated to a LifeRay CMS platform. I helped populate content, find appropriate images, capture bugs, prioritise tasks (in JIRA), suggest development solutions, test user journeys and co-ordinated between the project lead, editorial and design teams to ensure a smooth transition for on-going users of the website.


Tags:  Technology Strategy Board  Technology  Editing  B2B  Websites  Project management  Innovation  Business  Science  





Freelance Production Editor for Computer Arts magazine (Issue 210 - January 2013) for Future Publishing:
 
Computer Arts
Inspiration, technique, great design


Tags:  Computer Arts  Art  Editing  Consumer  Magazines  Technology