Alyzande Renard

Sheffield, UK 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.


Education

MSc Computing

Sheffield Hallam University

Computer Programming with C# .NET in Visual Studio. Systems Administration, Debian Linux, Apache, MySQL PHP installation. Database Design with MySQL.
Elected to Women’s Committee.

2019

Project Management

International Webmasters Association

Planning a project, choosing a team, scheduling, budgeting, monitoring, controlling cost, measuring and controlling project performance. 35 hours towards Project Management Institute certification.

2013

Managing Web Design Projects

International Webmasters Association

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

2005

Client-Side of Application Development

Open University

JavaScript and DHTML. Regular expressions, validation, DOM node manipulation, cookies, scalability & maintenance.

2005

Web Basics: Design, Development and Management

Open University

HTML, XHTML, CSS and good design practices to W3C standards. Usability & accessibility.

2004

BA(Hons) Business and Management

Oxford Brookes University

Double Dissertation: HRM Practices in IT and Web Design companies.
Law, Marketing, Accounting, Human Resource Management, French & German.

1998

Experience

Founder

The Gold Queen, Cambridge

* Founded the leading website in a video gaming niche.
*Researching, data analysis and presentation, copy-writing and editing websites content, 600+ articles, to be suitable for reader’s tastes.
* Video creation using Sony Vegas. Managing Wordpress themes and plugins. Photoshop. CSS and PHP.
* Marketing using Facebook and Twitter (7000+ followers). Email Marketing using Aweber (2500+ subscribers). Camera-facing presentations to Twitch.tv (Twitch Affiliate Partner)
* Expanding company from start to employ and train two writers, one media liaison, two researchers and a part time live-streamer.

2010 - Present

Caring for Disabled Family

Full-Time

Continued personal development with Open University and International Webmasters Association.
Crisis management with disabled child.

2001-2018

Web Design Manager

Purple Nine, Surrey

Initiated the expansion of the company's direction to include website marketing and search engine promotion, generating additional revenue.
Development and maintenance of websites using contemporary software.
Customer-facing sales presentation. Organised stand displays at a business conference.

2000-2001

Web Designer, Promoted to Manager

Pro-Site, 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.

1999-2000

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools

Web Development
Project Management
Business

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