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Oracle Corporation, Applications Division
- 11/04 – 9/06 Senior Manager, international documentation and curriculum team.
- 8/00 – 10/04 Manager, international documentation and curriculum team.
- 12/99 – 8/00 Manager for Technical and Editorial Support Team for documentation department.
- 6/99 – 12/99 Technical Writer.
Meredith Productions, President and Owner, 1994 – 1999
Major clients included Addison Wesley Longman and Thomson Publishing.
Addison Wesley Longman
Managed revision of academic program that included update of four math textbooks in a series, including test generator applications and design of videodisc and internet programs and teacher lesson planning software (Teacher Resource Planner CD-ROM). Designed lesson-planning and curriculum-access application (Addison-Wesley Teacher Resource CD-ROM ) based on market research for secondary math program. Client extended scope to K-12 and Higher Ed markets. Managed development and production for K-12 math and science programs and provided guidance to higher education managers. Marketing management stated this product significantly increased textbook sales nationwide and won Florida textbook adoptions in close competition. Designed science assessment application (Multimedia Assessment Tool) that included test-generator, student record and assignment tracking, portfolio management, and lab component with video presentations and data-gathering through probes. Responsibilities included competition analysis, researching state assessment regulations, working with professional organizations, and evaluating products from parent company cost centers. IMG folded prior to product launch.
Integrated Media Group of International Thomson Publishing
Managed technical aspects of environmental science multimedia education application. Responsibilities included managing the database and video vendor, developing system test plans, selecting and managing QA vendor, designing and producing lab and internet print component, reviewing user interface designs, and testing Alpha and Beta products. Wrote animations for geometry, physics, and chemistry tutorial software. Developed GRE math test questions for test-generator database.
Addison Wesley Longman
From 1987 – 1990: editor of middle/high school earth and general science textbooks, labs, and videos. Responsibilities included competition analysis; market research; product definition; coordination with customers, authors, graphic artists, and production, manufacturing, marketing and sales personnel.