Valerie Mc Queen

  • Greater New York City Area, US

Project Manager

Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Present

Project Manager

American Museum of Natural History

Pre-eminent scientific and cultural institution.

On a dynamic team that builds and maintains AMNH’s digital properties. Manage multiple technical projects and develop and oversee roadmaps for digital properties and programs. Lead the collaboration effort between the Digital Team and other divisions at the Museum.

  • Managing project to release several versions of Museum’s flagship mobile app, managing and coordinating with multiple vendors to execute design, integration and implementation.
  • Managed project to introduce several new, robust design templates to Museum’s CMS, including a parallax scroll template that supports rich interactive media.
  • On a team that launched a mobile-optimized version of amnh.org that uses responsive design.
  • On a team to help build and launch a new Ticketing and CRM system for the organization.
  • On a team to develop and launch login and personalized content experience for amnh.org.
Jul 2012 - May 2014

Digital Analyst

American Museum of Natural History

Pre-eminent scientific and cultural institution.

On a dynamic team that builds for and maintains AMNH’s digital properties. Lead the collaboration effort between the Digital Team and other divisions at the Museum. Educate other divisions on the Digital Team’s standards and processes for content management, and direct the requirements gathering for future enhancements.

  • On a team that launched a mobile-optimized version of amnh.org that uses responsive design.
  • Helped build and launch mobile app for the Bernard Family Hall of North American Mammals.
  • On a team to help build and launch a new Ticketing system for the organization.
  • On a team to develop and launch login and personalized content experience for amnh.org.
May 2010 - Jul 2012

Content Manager

Touchtunes

Pre-eminent out-of-home interactive entertainment, advertising and commerce network.

On a cross-functional team to build and launch dynamic, branded advertising and content on an L-shaped screen-within-a-screen platform for TouchTunesTV. Research and produce new media initiatives to run on TouchTunesTV screens. Write and edit new trivia and copy for TouchTunesTV. Manage several XML feeds for live TV. Help secure new content partnerships with top consumer brands.

  • Leading a team to launch a system that manages automated XML feeds for TouchTunesTV.
  • Produce and manage several dynamic Twitter flash banners for on-screen creative.
  • Helped create and launch new creative initiatives, including dynamic World Cup, MLB, NFL and college football athlete profile media to engage viewers.
  • On a team to develop and launch a new user-focused media management system.
  • Develop, write and lay out a monthly e-newsletter for TouchTunes.
  • Contribute on a special project team to expand dynamic creative initiatives across television, digital jukebox and mobile devices.
Nov 2009 - May 2010

Lead Editorial Assistant

Music Choice

Company that produces music-related content for digital cable, mobile phones and web.

Wrote and edited digital content about hundreds of artists for several cable stations. Led editorial oversight of web and television viewer-submitted text, email and online messages according to company and industry guidelines. Optimized, converted and processed video for web and television. Collaborated cross-functionally to coordinate content with graphic design team and engineers. Led editorial team in absence of product managers.

  • Helped build and launch an aggressive new business model (SWRV) for an interactive music video channel.
  • Contributed and participated in guerilla marketing campaign for SWRV.

Education

Education
2015 - Present

Master of Professional Studies in Technology Management (M.P.S.)

Georgetown University
2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Science (B.S.)

Boston University

Skills

Skills

Editing

Copy Editing

Branding Development

Digital Media

News Writing