Spotlight Campaign #3 Meet Becky

 

Introduction

I’m Becky Dick and I am an Instructional Designer for Resource Group. I have been in this role since September 2018. The Training Development team has grown significantly since I started and has expanded from a team of 3 to 17 members of the team.

Background

My background is Visual Arts. I graduated in BA (Hons) Decorative Arts from Nottingham Trent in 2015.

Since then I went into my first role as a Creative Designer for Learning Nexus, creating engaging bespoke eLearning. Implementing and illustrating icons, characters, video, audio and motion graphics. I worked with clients such as Affinity Sutton and Ocado.

I also worked for Computershare. I Created info-graphics, icons and artwork corporate documents for clients such as HSBC, Sainsburys, Shell and Aviva. On a daily basis, I used my layout, typography and creative skills to create on-brand documents such as leaflets, brochures, online web material.

Before I worked for Resource Group, I worked for Gloucestershire College as a Digital Learning Coordinator. I developed the online college resources and eLearning using Adobe Creative Suite packages such as: Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, After Effects, Audition, Media Encoder and Lightroom. I liaised with different departments to improve engagement with their students in self-directed study. I also ran sessions with the students on how to use the VLE, multiple website authoring tools. I trained staff on VLE (Virtual Learning Environment), Office 365 – Specialty is SharePoint developing. Additionally, I coordinated the Blended Learning Consortium resources – embedding packages into different courses.

I also taught a recreational short course in Digital Media at Gloucestershire College. Writing up schemes of work, lesson planning. Covered subjects such as social media, graphic design and video editing. Additionally, the learners gain knowledge about how to create your own website, how to blog and digital imaging.

SkillSet

I use software such as Adobe Creative Cloud suite, in InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator frequently with occasional use of After effects, Premier Pro, Dreamweaver and Audition.

Daily usage of Articulate Storyline 2/3 & 360 to develop the VLE eLearning courses

Knowledge of a variety of different Learning Management systems (Moodle, Canvas and Brightspace).

Projects

I recently developed a course for one of our clients SONAS in Fatigue Management. We are in the process of refreshing a wide spectrum of our eLearning courses to give them a new look.

I am also in the process of developing an online course for our client TAG in Narrow Runways.

 

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