Erica Lange

Objective

Obtain a position where I can utilize my technical skills and engineering background, as well as my passion for English and education, in a rewarding professional career.

Education

Education
Aug 2010 - May 2012

MA

Bucknell University
  • Thesis: Harry Potter and the Theory of Things
  • Foreign Language:  German
Aug 2006 - May 2010

BS

Bucknell University

  • Minors:  British Literature, Mathematics
  • Dean’s List:  Fall 2008, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010
  • Honors:  Department of Computer Science Distinguished Senior Award 

Work History

Work History
Jun 2012 - Present

Product Development/Digital Media Intern

Pearson
  • Reproduce and verify reported bugs for MyEconLab experiments
  • Code assessment problems in HTML and add problems to Pearson’s General Ledger software
  • Update Econ in the News and Finance in the News for MyEconLab and MyFinanceLab
  • Complete site tests for MyAccountingLab, MyEconLab, MyFinanceLab, and MyOMLab
  • Research sources of real-time data for MyFinanceLab
  • Managed a supply drive to support Dorchester Head Start in association with the Pearson Foundation
  • Selected to reach out to Pearson's Executive Vice President of Higher Education Policy to develop an agenda for her presentation to the Pearson Education Internship Program Class of 2012
Aug 2011 - May 2012

Graduate Assistant

Bucknell University Department of English
  • In-class teaching assistant for English courses and foundation seminars
  • Reviewed students’ drafts and host follow-up meetings
  • Accompanied class-related field trips
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Social Media & Media Relations Intern

Museum of Science, Boston

  • Posted new content to the Museum’s Facebook and Twitter pages
  • Researched blogs and social media at other museums 
  • Documented media coverage of recent exhibits and events at the Museum
  • Wrote and distributed press pitches to Boston-area media outlets
Jun 2011 - Aug 2011

Multimedia Intern

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Added video and transcripts to multimedia guide using TAP content management system
  • Developed and tested new stops for the multimedia guide using HTML and CSS
  • Collected sound effects, background music, and high-quality images for multimedia guide
  • Performed QA testing for multimedia guide and interactive kiosks in the Museum
  • Created audio for multimedia guide using GarageBand
Aug 2010 - May 2011

Editorial Assistant

Bucknell University Press

  • Designed catalogs, advertisements, postcards and flyers using Adobe Photoshop and InDesign
  • Updated and maintained database of published books and authors
  • Wrote blog posts and created video blog entries using iMovie
  • Compiled reviews of books recently published by the Press
  • Developed and assembled on-campus book displays
Aug 2010 - May 2011

Reference Desk Associate

Bertrand Library
  • Assisted students and library patrons with locating books, conducting research and using equipment in person, by phone or through email 
Jun 2010 - Aug 2010

Digitization Intern

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • Updated database records with confidential information regarding museum benefactors
  • Devised new digital filing system and organized digital files
  • Prepared archived documents for scanning
Aug 2007 - May 2010

Graphic Designer

The Campus Theatre
  • Designed posters, flyers, brochures and invitations using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Edited and updated website content using Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Catalogued invoices and organized filing system
May 2009 - Aug 2009

Research Assistant

The University of Rhode Island Department of Computer Science and Statistics
  • Participated in the “Recreation of the Temple of Demeter and Persephone in Ancient Corinth, Greece” project sponsored by the National Science Foundation
  • Developed scripts to provide functionality of characters, props and game objects
  • Implemented interactive game narrative in the Unity game engine
  • Created and textured 3D models using Autodesk Maya

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