For the past decade, I've worked with cultural organizations to build and optimize their digital strategies. At the Curtis Institute of Music, my team is reimagining the conservatory's online presence from the bottom up. We're tackling content strategy, user experience, and data optimization across all of our platforms, for all of our audiences. As Digital Projects Manager I'm part detective, part coach, and full-time advocate.
I believe deeply in lifelong education. That's why I'm a member of Girl Develop It Philly's volunteer staff, working on social media engagements and partnerships. I also teach courses in two graduate programs: Media for Museum Communications at the University of the Arts and Technology and Marketing of the Arts at Drexel University.
Want to know more? Say hello! I'm on the internet at @jddionisio.
I *love* designing processes. And what's a good process if it isn't written down? Here are some of the guidelines I've put together for colleagues and clients to outline project work and content governance.
How do you convey the experience of a museum that doesn't exist yet? The 2015 redesign of the Museum of the American Revolution's website posed this interesting content challenge. With MoAR's opening date still two years away, its digital presence needed to showcase the integrity and diversity of the artifact collection, fulfill the museum's educational mission, provide a forum for sharing updates about progress, and encourage donations. The following pages show how that content was structured and styled:
I started my career as a journalist, which means words matter to me. In addition to creating website copy, I've also contributed articles and blog posts to a number of publications.
America Abroad, Public Radio International
Distillations, Chemical Heritage Foundation
A huge part of my work is advocacy - for projects, for users, and for process. Here is a sample of the presentations I've given to stakeholders and public audiences.