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Renard Alyzande

Alyzande Renard

Digital Project Manager

Name:Renard Alyzande
Date of birth:26 June 1973
Address:Arbury, Cambridge, UK
Phone:on request
Email:alyzande@gmail.com
A mature graduate with the rare trait combination of imagination and reliability. I am pragmatic, efficient, and hard-working, producing high quality work. Determined and systematic, I use my initiative to develop creative and effective solutions. I have a gift for generating ideas and seizing opportunities which others might not even notice. I enjoy the challenge of setting myself aims and targets, and can be relied on to always have a backup plan.

CV

Key Skills

Key Skills

  • HTML by hand since 1998, CSS, JavaScript courses at Open University.
  • WordPress: Installation. Plugins. Themes including Thesis Framework and Wishlist Member.
  • Software Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash MX, Sony Vegas.
  • Social Media & Email Marketing: Twitter, Facebook, Tweetdeck, proprietary twitter software, email newsletter list with Aweber, YouTube.
  • Search Engine Optimisation by hand. Proprietary SEO reporting software.
  • Accessibility focusing on W3C standards. Personal interest in disability.
  • E-commerce Miva Merchant, Actinic, Clickbank, Ejunkie, and Amazon Affiliate integration.
  • Communication: Customer liaison. Reports and sales presentations. French and German at university level.
  • Project Management: Degree in Business and Management. Qualification in Managing Web Design Projects, International Webmasters Association. Web design team manager.
  • Content Research: First hand investigation and online research.
  • Writing: Published non-fiction book, articles for magazines. Copy-writing for websites. Story-lines for role-playing. 300+ blog posts.

Employment

2010 - present

Self Employed

The Gold Queen, Cambridge.

Niche Blogger

Researching. Formatting and copy-writing website content, 312 posts, to be suitable for internet readers.

Video creation using Sony Vegas. Managing WordPress themes and plugins. Images manipulation for web with Photoshop. CSS and PHP tweaking.

Publicising using Facebook and Twitter. Email marketing using Aweber (2,079 subscribers) and RSS feeds. Hourly interaction and building fan-base on twitter (2545 followers) Discovering and managing new marketing opportunities, eg RSS feeds, YouTube, Facebook. Managing email responses together with an assistant. Teaching and delegating to assistant.

2001 - present

Career Break

Caring for disabled family full time

Continued training with Open University and International Webmasters Association.

Prizewinning machinima movie with warcraftmovies.com created in Sony Vegas Video Editing

Crisis management with disabled child.

2000 - 2001

Web Design Manager

Purple Nine, Windlesham, Surrey

Responsible for expanding the company’s direction to include web site marketing and search engine promotion.

Dreamweaver, Fireworks & Flash. Website and print design – matching office stationery.

1999 - 2000

Web Designer, promoted to Manager

Pro-Site, West Byfleet, Surrey

Technical lead, trainer, supervisor and advisor to technical team.
Project co-ordinator of 50+ websites for small businesses.
Beat targets for web site quality and quantity week after week.
Wrote press releases for website launches.
Pre-sales customer liaison and post-sales support.

1999 - 1999

Technical Secretary

Aligrafix, Oxford

Supported team of web designers with content, testing, and secretarial duties.

 

Education

2013 - 2013

Project Management

International Webmasters Association

Beginner-through-to-advanced level Project Management concepts, including projects versus operations, choosing a team, scheduling, budgeting, controlling cost, measuring and controlling project performance, and much more.

Based on the essential concepts of the Project Management Institute.

2005 - 2005

Managing Web Design Projects

International Webmasters Association.

The industry-standard web project management process currently used by thousands of web professionals and promoted by Macromedia for design and redesign projects.

1994 - 1998

BA (Hons) Business & Management

Oxford Brookes University

Double Dissertation: HRM Practices in IT and Web Design companies.

Law, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resource Management, French & German.

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Contact info
AddressArbury, Cambridge, UK
Phoneon request
Websitewww.alyzande.com

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