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Summary

I believe I have a lot to offer. If you're looking for someone who has a range of skills with a "can do" attitude. Someone who likes to learn and achieve goals. Someone who likes to get along with people, but doesn't mind having an opinion.

I'm an Training and Development Specialist with 10 years experience in both High-School and Adult Learning environments. Broad knowledge of Web technologies including Elearning, Content Management Systems, Learning Management Systems, Instructional Design, Technical Writing, SharePoint, XAML , WordPress, Video Tutorials, the Adobe Creative Suite and more.

Work History

Feb 2013Present

Training Development Officer

Russell Mineral Equipment

The role has included projects, skills and tasks outside of a standard Training Development Officer role. It includes: 

Learning Management System Implementation and Administration - including translation and globalization of training.
eLearning Development - including Instructional Video, Scenario based Training and Competency based training.
Training Needs Analysis
Competency Based Training Development both online and offline
Wire framing and Mocking for eLearning and Mobile Apps
Mobile App User Interface and User Experience (UI/UX) design and development
Policy, Procedure and Process development and implementation, and ongoing improvement.
SharePoint Management System Administration
eLearning Vendor Management
General IT Support and Ticket Resolution

Feb 2016Present

Website Design and Development

TheCWStudios

TheCWStudios is an all round website solution which includes hosting, website development and design, SEO and Ecommerce and especially eLearning.

Currently all projects are developed through the WordPress platform.
Current and past projects include:
LearnPlugins.com - and eLearning platform for learning plugins in WordPress (owned by theCWStudios)
Ionaus.com - An ecommerce site dedicated to health products and women's hygiene products.
ruthbrouwerphotography.com - a family photographer with a great eye for beautiful family photos.
eshelheatonphotography.com - a photographer who seems to be able to make anyone comfortable in almost any situation.
otf.website - Currently in development.

May 20112013

Technical Writer

Russell Mineral Equipment

In my role as technical write I:
- Created and delivered technical manuals for a range of RME equipment.
- Implemented (within a team) Authorit - a content publishing program. The power of Authorit to deliver complex manuals in a short space of time is unique of the products in this field.
- Engaged with engineers and service staff to create a new type of product manual specifically for a productized piece of equipment.
- Engaged with engineers, assembly technicians and field technicians to enhance the current IOM manuals.

20062011

High School Teacher

Pittsworth State High School Education Queensland

Teacher in HPE, ICT, English, History, SOSE Teacher.

In my time at Pittsworth State High School I had the opportunity to:
- Coach the U18 Girls basketball team to 3 National Basketball championships.
- Teach in a 'Kids at Risk' program with students who were disengaged or truanting from school.
- Implement a year 8 computer based class which included the development of the eLearning platform on the blackboard LMS.

Skills

Training

Employee Training, Training Delivery, ELearning, Blended Learning Training Needs Analysis Competency Based Training

Instructional Design

Story-boarding, Wire framing, Adult Learning Principles, Visual Design, Rapid Development Tools

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, PowerPoint

Video Tutorials and Voice Overs

Screen Capture, Camtasia, Voice Overs, Instructions

The ADOBE Suite

Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere Pro, Acrobat

Content Management Systems

WordPress, SharePoint, Joomla, Moodle

Learning Management Systems

Various LMS's with the ability to Learn More

Enterprise Documentation

Policy, Procedure and Process development and implementation, and ongoing improvement.
SharePoint Management System Administration

Technical Writing

Technical Manuals, Subject Matter Expert Interpretation and Design. 

UI UX Design

Wire framing and Mocking for eLearning and Mobile Apps
Mobile App User Interface and User Experience (UI/UX) design and development

Certificates

Jun 2016

Moodle 3.0 Essential Training

Lynda.com
Aug 2015

Building Your First Windows Store App with XAML and C#

Lynda.com
Feb 2015

Instructional Design Essentials: Creating Video Training

Lynda.com
Feb 2016

Instructional Design Essentials: Storyboarding

Lynda.com
Feb 2016

Project Management Fundamentals

Lynda.com
Jul 2014

SharePoint 2010 Essential Training

Lynda.com
Jan 2016

Webinar Fundamentals

Lynda.com
Feb 2014

RABQSA-AU Management Systems Auditing

SAI Global

2 Day workshop on Auditing Quality Management Systems. 

Feb 2014

BSBAUD402B Participate in a quality audit

SAI Global

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare for and participate in a quality audit as a member of a quality audit team. 

Mar 2016

ISO 9001:2015 Foundation

SAI Global

An overview of the changes to the ISO Standard 9001:2001 Quality Management Systems. 

Past Projects

Learning Management System Implementation and Development

February 2013 to Present

Select and develop an appropriate Learning Management System which will meet the needs of an ever growing evolving company. 

Various App UI Mock

2015 to present

As mobility becomes more prevalent RME has been looking to go more mobile. My role has been to take ideas off paper and put them into a digital mock to move forward.

Windows 10 App UI Design

2015 to Present

An internal project. My role was to form User Stories; Wire-frame and Develop the User Interface with the development team.

Marketing Videos

2015 to Present

Together with the Marketing department, we designed, developed and published various Marketing videos to the RME Youtube Channel. My role was to take visual ideas and use various design applications to put those ideas into the videos.

Education

20112011

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment - TAE40110

Southern Queensland Institute of TAFE

This qualification reflects the roles of individuals delivering training and assessment services in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.

20022006

Bachelor of Education - Middle and Secondary Schooling

University of Southern Queensland

A Bachelor of Education at USQ gives you the skills, knowledge and experience for a stimulating and rewarding career as a teacher.

20022006

Bachelor of Arts, English Literature, History (Modern)

University of Southern Queensland

The Bachelor of Arts at USQ is a dynamic degree that allows you to choose from a wide range of specialties.

19992001

Diploma of Visual Art - Fine Art

Southern QLD Institute of TAFE

The diploma offers both practical and theoretical courses, which have been developed in conjunction with the arts industry. It is designed to prepare you for a career in the visual arts or other related creative fields.

References

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