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JANET ELIZABETH MARLES PhD Work Experience

EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

CURRENT: COURSE CONVENOR - CREATIVE ARTS & MEDIA; DISCIPLINE HEAD PHOTOMEDIA; Editorial Board Member eTropic Journal
Senior Lecturer, College of Art, Society and Education; Division of Tropical Environments and Societies, James Cook University, Australia.

June 2017: VISITING SENIOR LECTURER, Faculty Arts and Social Sciences, Wuhan Polytechnic, China.

Jun 2014-Sept 2015: ADJUNCT SENIOR LECTURER, Faculty Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Jan 2013-Jun 2014: LEADER - CREATIVE INDUSTRIES RESEARCH CLUSTER, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Jun 2011-Jun 2014: PROGRAMME LEADER / SENIOR LECTURER
Professional Communication and Media, Faculty Arts and Social Sciences, Universiti Brunei Darussalam.

Mar 2010-Dec 2013: ADJUNCT RESEARCH FELLOW
School of Humanities, Arts Education and Law Group, Griffith University, Australia.

Aug 2010-Jan 2011 SENIOR LECTURER
Radio and TV Broadcasting Faculty, Applied Media Communications Department, Abu Dhabi Women's College, Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates.
Skills Demonstrated:
Lecture preparation and delivery skills, workshop preparation and delivery skills, and academic administration skills including evaluation of assessment returns, tutor supervision, course design and maintenance and timetabling. Instruction and teaching skills, workshop coordination skills, communication skills, organisational skills, team-building skills, time management skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Tutoring in media communications and media applications to first, second, third and fourth year undergraduate students of Applied Media Communications, Interior Design, and Radio and TV Broadcasting including: Media Project IV, Media Project III, Communications Theory, Video Production, Graphic Design, Visual Language, Global Art History, and Professional and Personal Development. Coordination and instruction of women and girls from an Islamic cultural and social background.
For details go to >> TEACHING HISTORY

Jul 1998-Sept 2003 & May 2006-Sept 2010 DIGITAL MEDIA LECTURER
School of Information Technology; School of Arts; School of Film, Media and Cultural Studies; Griffith University, Gold Coast & Nathan Campuses.
Skills Demonstrated:
Lecture preparation and delivery skills, workshop preparation and delivery skills, and academic administration skills including evaluation of assessment returns, tutor supervision, course design and maintenance and timetabling. Instruction and teaching skills, workshop coordination skills, communication skills, organisational skills, team-building skills, time management skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Tutoring in digital media to first, second and third year undergraduate students of Multimedia, Information Technology, CyberStudies and Film, Media and Cultural Studies including: Multimedia 2b; Multimedia 3; Writing for the Web; E-Theatre and Digital Composition. Coordination and instruction of groups of people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds and age groups.
For details go to >> TEACHING HISTORY

Jul 2007-Jul 2008 VISITING SCHOLAR
Communications and New Media Programme, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, National University of Singapore.

May 2006-Mar 2007 EVENT COORDINATOR
Centre for Credit and Consumer Law, South Bank, Brisbane Q.4000
Skills Demonstrated:
Event coordination and planning skills, time management skills, client liaison skills, staff management skills, research skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Event coordination of full and part day seminars designed to engage local and state government bodies and officials with academics, community groups, and other stakeholders with research into issues of policy change and future implementation including the potential for full retail competition in energy industries and interest rate caps.

Mar 2005-May 2006 PROGRAM DEVELOPER / CURATOR
Ideas Festival, South Bank, Brisbane Q.4000
Skills Demonstrated:
Large event coordination and programming skills, exhibition curating skills, screen content curating skills, financial management skills, budget projection skills, time management skills, client liaison skills, staff management skills, research skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Coordination and programming of Kids Ideas and Ideas Exhibitions and Installations including the curation of the 'New Things' exhibition, the 'Demonstration Hall' and 'Screen Ideas'. Contracting visual artists for 'The Ideas Effect' an onsite kinetic sculptural installation, and coordinating the Ideas lead-in projects including the 'Ideas Boxes' project and the 'Ideas Tunes' project. Assist the festival director to program and coordinate the four-day festival of ideas, innovation and invention. The Ideas Festival aims to promote public debate, engagement with ideas and robust discussion. Confronting ideas about health, generations, prosperity, justice, cities, spirit, sustainability, education, governance, communication, population, innovation, technology and change. The festival is comprised of four major elements: Ideas speakers; Ideas Demonstrations and Exhibits; Ideas Online; and Kids Ideas. The three venue stakeholders: QPAC, South Bank Corporation and Griffith University provide 6 theatres. The festival hosts over 75 international and local speakers, 45 exhibitors, 20 staff and an estimated 20,000 visitors. Ideas Advisors for 2006: Phillip Adams, Anna Haebich, Ian Lowe, Sallyanne Atkinson, Geoff Airo-Farulla, Bernie Hobbs, Jacqui Katona, Joanne Jacobs, Peter Andrews, Michael Keniger and Fiona McKersie.
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Sep 2003-Mar 2005 PROJECT OFFICER RESEARCH
Centre for Screen Studies and Research, Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS), North Ryde, Sydney NSW 2113
Skills Demonstrated:
Event coordination skills, financial management skills, budget projection skills, time management skills, client liaison skills, staff management skills, research skills, administrative skills, coordination skills, team-building skills, communication skills, client and student liaison, and liaison skills with outside bodies individual academic and industry personnel and staff members of the AFTRS.
Key Achievements: Conduct and initiate research for the Centre for Screen Studies and Research. Generate funding opportunities. Initiate and manage special projects within AFTRS. Initiate and manage special projects with external partners in industry and other institutions.

Mar 2003-Sep 2003 PROJECT OFFICER PROGRAMMING
Ideas at the Powerhouse, New Farm, Brisbane Q.4005.
Skills Demonstrated:
Large event coordination and programming skills, financial management skills, budget projection skills, time management skills, client liaison skills, staff management skills, research skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Coordination and programming of Kids Ideas and Ideas Bazaar as well as assisting the festival director to coordinate the four-day festival of ideas, innovation and invention. Ideas at the Powerhouse aims to promote public debate, engagement with ideas and robust discussion. Confronting ideas about health, generations, prosperity, justice, cities, spirit, sustainability, education, governance, communication, population, innovation, technology and change. The festival is comprised of four major elements: Ideas speakers; the Ideas Bazaar; Ideas Online; and Kids Ideas and comprises 9 venues, over 60 international and local speakers, 45 exhibitors, 20 staff and an estimated 15,000 visitors. Ideas Advisors in 2003: Phillip Adams, Dale Spender, Ian Lowe, Wendy Sarkissian, Peter Bridgman, Cath Rafferty, Marina Vit, Alan Rogers and Jacqui Katona.
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Jan 2002-May 2002 CASTING COORDINATOR
Extras Fat Cow Motel 13 x 26min episodes Multimedia Platform Interactive Television Drama, Hoodlum Entertainment and Hoodlum Active Pty Ltd..

Fat Cow Motel was a world first multiplatform storytelling experience for Austar. Created to tell a compelling (and funny!) who dunnit across Austar's platform offerings including television, broadband and mobile, Fat Cow Motel set a precident in multiplatform production and achieved cult status with its highly dedicated fan base. ABC (Aus), Austar, Hoodlum. STORY: Twelve keys, 13 rooms...you work it out in Australia's first multi-platform drama event. FAT COW MOTEL charts the offbeat love story between a city boy with no experience of the country, and a country girl with enough experience of the city to know she'd much rather be in the country..

Mar 1997-Mar 2003 ADMINISTRATION
Griffith University, Gold Coast & Nathan campuses.
Skills Demonstrated:
Time management skills, coordination skills, team-building skills, communication skills, client and student liaison, and liaison skills with other staff members of the University.
Key Achievements: Knowledge of and familiarisation with the University's policies and procedures in a variety of student and teaching related situations.

Jul 2002-Dec 2002 CONVENOR CYBER STUDIES MAJOR
School of Arts, Griffith University, Gold Coast Campus Q. 4215.
Skills Demonstrated:
Convening five courses within the Cyber Studies Major in the Bachelor of Arts. Lecture preparation and delivery skills, workshop preparation and delivery skills, and academic administration skills including evaluation of assessment returns, tutor supervision, course design and maintenance and timetabling. Instruction and teaching skills, workshop coordination skills, communication skills, organisational skills, team-building skills, time management skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Convening the BA Major in Cyber Studies including the following courses: Writing for the Web, Cyber Studies, Community Web Production 1 & 2 and Creating Interactivity, in addition to all lecturing and primary teaching for Writing for the Web.
For details go to >> TEACHING HISTORY

Jul 1995-Present DIRECTOR / PRODUCER / SCRIPTWRITER / RESEARCHER
Short Sharp Productions, Brisbane Q 4101.
Skills Demonstrated:
Organisational skills, time management skills, financial management skills, client liaison skills, people management skills, production coordination skills, directing skills, research skills, scriptwriting skills.
Key Achievements: Creation of projects from concept to completion, on time and on budget, for a variety of clients. Specialties: documentaries, training films, music clips, and corporate promotion.
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Dec 1995-May 1996 PHOTOGRAPHER
James Cook University, North Queensland.
Skills Demonstrated:
Communication skills, coordination and organisational skills, teamwork skills, people management skills.
Key Achievements: Ability to work for extended periods of time under remote field conditions with groups of scientists from diverse ethnic backgrounds.

Mar 1993-Jan 1994 PROJECT MANAGER
John Ferro Sims Publishing, Henry Moore Studio, London NW3 2YH
Skills Demonstrated:
Promotional skills, marketing skills, administrative skills, client liaison skills, organisational skills, time management skills, telephone skills, computer skills, keyboard skills.
Key Achievements: International promotions and the publication of nine editorial, landscape and cooking books.

Nov 1992-Jan 1994 FILM COORDINATOR
The Earth Centre, Covent Garden, London WC2H 9AS.
Skills Demonstrated:
Events promotion, fund raising skills, research skills, organisational skills, time management skills.
Key Achievements: Involvement in the establishment of a large and ambitious project from its inception, the ability to fund raise and achieve sponsorship from government bodies, large corporations and philanthropic societies, the coordination of documentary and educational films, from all parts of the world, for use in the interpretive centre.

May 1993-Jan 1994 PHOTOGRAPHIC COORDINATOR
Beyen UK International, London N1 9SE.
Skills Demonstrated:
Accuracy skills, data entry and keyboard skills, spread sheet maneuvres, filing, printing, collating, checking, and report binding of data of a photographic and pricing nature.
Key Achievements: Familiarity with spreadsheet and database programs, modem operation and an eye for detail.

Jun 1992-Sep1992 PHOTOGRAPHER
CSIRO, IVIC, INPA, Venezuela & Brasil.
Skills Demonstrated:
Communication skills, coordination and organisational skills, teamwork skills, people management skills.
Key Achievements: Ability to work for extended periods of time under remote field conditions with scientists from diverse ethnic backgrounds and language groups.

Sep 1990-Jul 1992 PHOTOGRAPHIC COORDINATOR
Australian Pavilion World EXPO '92, Seville Spain.
Skills Demonstrated:
Large event coordination skills, financial management skills, budget projection skills, time management skills, client liaison skills, staff management skills, picture research skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Coordinating the photographic coverage of Australia, every major event and region, for use in the Australian Pavilion staged at World EXPO '92 in Seville Spain. Production of 11 audio visual programs from concept to completion, production of 30 video programs, 57 murals and picture editing of over 10,000 images for use in the largest EXPO pavilion to date.

Apr 1990-Jul 1992 MANAGER
AM Picture Library, Paddington, Sydney NSW 2021
Skills Demonstrated:
Business management skills, marketing and promotional skills, financial management skills, client liaison skills, staff management skills, time management skills, administrative skills.
Key Achievements: Coordinating and administering a large commercial photographic library with a pool of thirty professional photographers whilst maintaining clients such as journalists, publishers, advertising agencies and audio-visual companies.

Jan 1984-Dec 1989 LECTURER & TUTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
Brisbane Forest Park; TAFE; Griffith Artworks, Brisbane Qld
Skills Demonstrated:
Instruction and teaching skills, workshop coordination skills for groups of up to twenty photographers for half day, full day, week-end and evening courses. Topics include; Rainforest photography, Macro, Flash, Nature, Wildlife, Audio-visual presentation, Photographic design and perception, Advanced & Basic photography and Advanced & Basic darkroom techniques.
Key Achievements: Coordination and instruction of groups of people from diverse cultural and social backgrounds and age groups.

Jan 1986-Feb 1988 ART DEPARTMENT
Anglican Church Grammar School, Brisbane Qld.
Skills Demonstrated:
Classroom management skills, class preparation skills, administrative skills, ordering and stock control skills, excursion coordination skills, teaching and demonstrating skills in the areas of Photography, Ceramics, Painting and Printmaking.
Key Achievements: Organisation of art camps with guest artists and five different schools in attendance. Coordination of the Andrew Rowan Art Award and exhibition. Coordination of student works for an Exhibition at the Queensland College of Art.

Feb 1980-Dec 1985 PHOTOGRAPHER & AUDIO-VISUAL OFFICER
Queensland National Parks & Wildlife Service (QNPWS).
Skills Demonstrated:
Photographic skills for the production of high quality still photographic material on all areas of the Service's activities and responsibilities including research and development; management and operations; technical services; personnel etc. Coordination skills, time management skills, administrative skills, organisational skills, project instigation and project management skills. Picture editing and selection skills for the production of publications, brochures, posters etc. Skills associated with spending extended periods in remote field situations, and people management skills.
Key Achievements: Production of high quality photography from a range of situations including: public relations, ministerial, promotional, aerial photography, cave photography, underwater photography, macro photography, in studio photography and wildlife and remote field photography.

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