Michelle Fisher

  

Director Content Development, School Improvement Network

Location: Utah, USA

801-510-2640

Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Michelle Fisher 157 East 775 South · Layton, Utah · 801-510-2640 ·  michellefisherusa@yahoo.com

Career Summary: Over ten years success in the technology sector, running company-wide operational functions, managing large teams and leading large scale projects, from inception to successful completion, while making/executing sound strategic decisions.

 

Director Content Development, 2011 – To Date

                                                  School Improvement Network - Midvale

Major Responsibilities:

-        Manage a media development team of 30 team members

-        Strategic planning of product roadmap

-        Internal product communication

-        Develop and implement Agile Methodology throughout department

-        Scrum Master and Product Owner Experience

-        Innovative Management Style

-        Recruit, Train and Manage Producers, Writers, Editors, Delivery and QA Teams

-        Manage Department Budget

-        Manage Department Objectives and Overall Impact on Product success

-        Project manage multiple projects from conception to delivery

-        Co-ordinate equipment needs

-        Camera work (EX1 and EX3) and Editing work (FCP and Aftereffects)

-        Program style development

-        Mange field crews

-        Produce on location

-        Develop, implement and manage all administrative policies.

 

Operations Manager, 2008 – 2010

ClearPlay International – Kent – UK

 Major Responsibilities:

-        Recruit, Train and Manage all creative and customer service staff

-        Project manage website development for multiple EU countries

-        Set Up Customer service department

-        Budget Control

-        Software and Hardware Testing

-        Produce Filters for the UK and France

-        Communicate with International service providers

-        Develop all Training materials

-        Develop, implement and manage all administrative policies.

Project Manager AimHigher and Lifelong Learning Network, 2007 - 2008

Hadlow College, Kent, UK

Major Responsibilities:

-        Produce DVD series ‘Out The Box’ including scriptwriting, filming, Editing and Sound Mixing.

-        Set Up and Run University Progression workshops to students

-        Organise and facilitate University Road Shows to schools in the catchment area

-        Budget Control and Administrative duties

Broadcast Video Editor and Production Manager, 2001-2006

StarGate Productions and Artel Media, Kwa-zulu Natal, South Africa

Major Responsibilities:

-        Off-line and On-line edits of all Broadcast Programmes – including Sports magazine Programmes, Lifestyle Programmes, Documentaries and Cooking Shows.

-        Off-line and On-line edits of non broadcast – including Corporate Videos, Function and Conference videos, training videos, in-store awareness videos and health and safely videos.

-        Production Management of Live Shows, filming schedules and Facility Hire

-        Client Services

-        Communicating with External and Internal creative staff

-        Training Junior Edit staff

-        Sound Mixing and Camera work

-        Experience with AVID, Final Cut Pro, Adobe and Liquid Fast.

-        A show-reel of a portion of work I have done can be found at : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7I3TAmCsSD

                                               Education & Credentials $ Interest

3 Year National Diploma Video Technology 2001 · Durban Institute of Technology, South Africa

UniSchool 2005 ·  Diploma in Bookkeeping 2005

Foundation Degree Equine Management 2009

 Fitness and Nutrition Diplma 2001

Surf Lifesaving Proficiency Award 1998

Certified Scrum Product Owner 2013

Certified Scrum Master 2013

Horse Riding, Running, Hiking, Water Skiing, Snow Skiing, Snowboarding, Body Boarding, Ice Skating, Orienteering and Swimming

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Work experience

School Improvement Network, Director Of Development
January 2011 - Present, Midvale, Utah, United States
I oversee our media and software development departments and PM team. We have 6 Scrum Teams.