CV

Below are a selected list of things I am doing or that I have done.

Experience

Since August 2017: Research and Teaching Assistant in Information Science at the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Haute école de gestion de Genève (HEG-GE)

  • Helping the Professor René Schneider with his projects, assignments, as well as the training sessions that he gives during further education programmes
  • Conducting research, writing reports and creating data models for assigning persistent identifiers in the context of the ICOPAD project
  • Coordinating the TICKS project and the uptake of the International Image Interoperability Framework (IIIF) in Switzerland
  • Coordinating the French/German curriculum of the Bachelor of Science in LIS delivered at the HEG-GE
  • Submitting and participating in projects related to the sustainability, usability and valorisation of digital data on the Web
  • Developing and delivering presentations, seminars, and courses on Information Science, Library services platforms, Web usability, and Linked Data in Libraries to Bachelor and Master students

January 2015 - July 2017: Photo Archivist for the Montreux Jazz Digital Project at the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL), MetaMedia Center

  • Assessing the photography archives and digitizing pictures for the Montreux Jazz Digital Project
  • Checking the quality process and adding metadata to them on the Montreux Jazz Festival database
  • Conducting research and interviews in order to ensure the authenticity and integrity of the records and the added metadata.
  • Transferring data on our servers and on magnetic tapes (LTO) for long-term preservation
  • Conducting guided tours for artists, sponsors, and friends during the festival in Claude Nobs’ Chalet in Caux where the original audiovisual records are stored.
  • Defining long-term archiving strategies
  • Writing a report on Semantic Web technologies
  • Collating anecdotes for the Montreux Jazz Heritage Lab II platform designed by EPFL+ECAL Lab
  • Taking part in conferences and working group sessions such as iPRES, IIIF and Museomix

August 2016 - October 2016: University Intern at the University of Basel, Digital Humanities Lab

  • Doing a survey and writing a report about the criteria for standard digital video formats for long-term preservation (based on the recommendations from IASA, FADGI and Memoriav)
  • Conducting video transcoding tests with FFmpeg
  • Writing up a conference paper which demonstrate the benefits of elaborating a structure for digital video assets based on the IIIF concepts for the use in archival environments

Organizations

formerly “Bibliothèque Information Suisse” (BIS)

  • Since March 2014: Member
  • Since May 2018: Member
  • Since October 2010: Member
  • September 2013 - July 2016: Bar Manager
  • September 2010 - August 2013: Bartender
  • Since January 2008: Member

Education

  • 2018-2020 (expected): Master of Science in Information Science at the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Haute école de gestion de Genève
  • 2013-2017: Bachelor of Science in Library and Information Science at the HES-SO University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Haute école de gestion de Genève
  • 2010-2011: Professional Business Baccalaureate (“Maturité professionnelle commerciale”) at the Ecole professionnelle artisanale et commerciale (EPAC)
  • 2005-2008: Federal Certificate of Vocational Education of Bookseller (“Certificat fédéral de capacité de libraire”) at the Ecole professionnelle commerciale de Lausanne (EPCL)

Projects

  • March 2018 to February 2019: Towards IIIF-Compliance Knowledge in Switzerland (TICKS) :link:
  • June 2017 to December 2018: Identités de confiance pour les données de l’art et du design (ICOPAD) :link:

Workshops, assignments and mandates

  • 15 May 2019: Bern IIIF Showcase Event - presentations, moderation and organization of the event at the Swiss National Library as part of the TICKS project :link:
  • 5 December 2018: The role of the Swiss National Library in the digital society (Rolle der National Bibliothek in der digitalen Gesellschaft) - presentations, moderation of the workshop and summary of the results
  • 21 June 2018: Data Professionals Day - presentation, moderation of questions and organization of the half-day event with Professor René Schneider as part of the 100th anniversary of training in Information sciences in Geneva (100 ID) :link:
  • 27-28 November 2017: Web Usability Workshop at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN)
  • Since October 2017: User Friendly Online Services for Scientific Information (UFO), a mandate funded by swissuniversities-p5, in collaboration with the Fachhochschule Graubünden :link:. Assessed projects: SWITCH Swiss edu-ID (2018), Enhancer (2018), SWITCHhub (2019)

Publications

Presentations

Posts

Awards