30 Years of Experience
Bachelor of Applied Science (Cartography)
2022 - PresentVictorian National Parks Association
- Sourcing, developing, fact checking, editing, design, layout and print production for Park Watch and other key publications
- Development of strategies to increase partnership, advertising, distribution and subscription opportunities
- Working with campaign staff to ensure an accurate representation of VNPA’s position and appropriate messages and stories are incorporated within publications
- Working with fundraising staff to ensure appropriate donation forms, fundraising messages and stories are incorporated within publications
- Development of marketing and campaigns material, including reports, proposals, posters, flyers etc
2022Australian Institute for Teaching & School Leadership
Policy & Project Officer – ATWD Publications & Digital
Support and contribute to the delivery of the Australian Teacher Workforce Data (ATWD) Products and Data Access Strategy, including policy publications and a suite of digital data products, in order to provide easily accessible and visually compelling data to a diverse range of stakeholders.
2002 - 2022National Tertiary Education Union
National Organiser, Publications
Publishing and production coordination (planning, development, budgeting, scheduling, writing, editing, copywriting, proofing, design, photography, layout, print and online management, distribution, archiving) of all communication and promotional materials including magazines, academic journals, booklets, brochures, e-newsletters, posters, memes, submissions, campaign materials, advertisements, banners, signs, stationery and merchandising.
Design, maintenance and development of national website, campaign websites and intranet using content management system, CSS, HTML and WordPress.
1995 - 2014Beige Design
Designer / Business Manager
Design assistance, production, layout, editing, web design and print coordination for all forms of advertising and marketing materials, including books, program guides, flyers, posters, signage, merchandising, maps etc.
Invoicing, quoting, budgeting, accounts, tax and business development.
1992 - 2002Lonely Planet Publications
Map Publishing Manager/Cartography Manager
Maintenance and development of mapping products and services, coordinated globally.
Development of business and marketing plans, identification of new business opportunities, preparing contracts and licensing agreements, developing budgets and ensuring they are met.
Supervision and management of senior cartographic and editorial staff. Assisting their professional development and monitoring their overall efficiency.
Production management, supervision and scheduling of cartographic staff for new products, foreign rights, custom mapping and map licencing.
Development and maintenance of cartographic specifications for all products.
Layout, mapping, illustrations, cover and photographic section design for travel guides.
1990 - 1991Sun Oil, London
Production of maps, charts and geological cross-sections for international mining operations, hand-drawn and using Autograph software.
1989Fab Design, Firenze, Italy
Hand-drawn production of village tourist maps for Touring Club Italia.
1987 - 1989Dept of Property & Services, Victoria
Reprographic production of topographic maps in the 1:1000,000 and 1:25,000 series.
Design and ground-truthing of new tourist-orientated products for The Grampians/Gariwerd and Wilson’s Promontory.
Updating cadastral plans, and compiling geodetic survey data.
2004 - 2015Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Co-Convenor, Publications Director
Complete redesign and ongoing production management of annual Program Guide and associated publications, advertising, signage, promotional materials and merchandise.
Redesign of website, including online ticketing system, & development of iPhone app.
Strategic development for marketing, advertising and promotional materials.
Management of Festival staff and the Board.
1999 - 2001Midsumma Festival
Board Member / Publications & Internet Director
Development and coordination of publishing schedule and budget.
Production management, layout and design assistance for annual guide, promotional postcards, brochures, advertising, banners, tickets, stickers and merchandising.
Production of maps for annual guide and special events.
Development and coordination of website.