Lisa Grimm’s CV

Full-Time Employment Freelance Work & Volunteer Positions
Content Product Manager
Amazon Web Services
Seattle, WA, USA

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Global Content Librarian
Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • Manage the global taxonomy, metadata & archiving strategy and standards, version requirements, Digital Asset Management (DAM) workflow, curation & reuse strategy, content granularity requirements and reporting for platform (powered by AEM)
  • Participate in the governance and implementation of updates to the system taxonomy and metadata and ensures its applicability throughout the global enterprise
  • Own the development of structured content standards and process maps
  • Work toward a ‘create once, publish anywhere’ goal
  • Oversee onshore and offshore content management teams
  • Measure usage of content assets, both visual and textual, across channels

Content Librarian (previous role)

  • Launched DAM for US Pharma marketing content
  • Served as business lead/product manager for DAM platform, using Adobe CQ5/AEM to support digital asset management and web content management for multi-channel marketing
  • Directed change management and communications initiatives
  • Oversaw metadata and taxonomy
  • Developed documentation and online training materials; delivered live & remote training
  • ADP Certified Practitioner (GSK’s in-house project management/business improvement certification, incorporating principles of Lean Six Sigma)

Operations Manager/Technical Content Manager
Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • Ensured operational readiness for the ClinicalKey platform
  • Directed communications
  • Managed vendors, both onshore and offshore
  • Streamlined workflows and formalized business processes and documentation in an Agile environment

Web Editor (previous role at Elsevier)


Director of Design & Development
JTE Multimedia
Berwyn, PA, USA


Assistant Archivist
Drexel University College of Medicine
Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • Oversaw digitization projects, managed digital assets and electronic records
  • Created, wrote for & maintained departmental blog
  • Developed social media strategy & editorial calendar
  • Organized and managed events and led community outreach
  • Accessioned and cataloged  archival materials using DACS & Archivists’ Toolkit
  • Provided research and reference on the history of women in medicine

Senior Web Specialist
University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine

Philadelphia, PA, USA

  • Managed all technical and communications aspects of the internal and external Penn Vet web sites
  • Oversaw content strategy; developed and maintained sitemaps
  • Directed educational technology projects and enterprise software integrations
  • Created policies and standards for information architecture and metadata

Project Librarian/Archivist
Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
Brooklyn, NY, USA

  • Processed the Brooklyn Museum Art School collection and prepared finding aid
  • Updated Access database and created original MARC records
  • Processed and cataloged the Allen Wardwell library collection

Web Production Editor
Nature Publishing Group

New York, NY, USA

HAN Content Manager
NYC Department of Health

New York, NY, USA

  • Developed, launched and served as digital asset manager for the Health Alert Network web site
  • Oversaw vendors and directed communications schedules for internal and external teams
  • Managed users and content with ActiveDirectory and SharePoint

e-Team Logistics Manager
Hewlett-Packard Media Solutions

Cupertino, CA, USA

  • Produced live and pre-recorded e-learning events in the US, Europe and Asia within a $200,000 budget
  • Set schedules and targets for CD-ROM production
  • Managed and developed external client and vendor relationships, both locally and offshore
  • Collaborated with internationally-distributed team to schedule and manage events
Project Manager
Juniper Networks

Sunnyvale, CA, USA

  • Managed the global web site
  • Developed and enforced information architecture standards
  • Collaborated with multiple international departments for content development and global alignment of messaging to employees
  • Managed coders and signed off on web templates
Web Production Manager Networks
San Mateo, CA, USA

  • Led 6 direct reports, allocated and managed multiple concurrent large web projects
  • Built web templates with HTML, Javascript and Perl coding; optimized images and edited audio/video
  • Managed bicoastal rollout of new navigation, channels and web sites
  • Developed and enforced information architecture and content management standards
  • Evaluated new software solutions and recommended packages for purchase
  • Sites:, WomensWire, Satellite Sisters, Prevention, B. Smith With Style, Crayola Family Play

Web Programmer
Smartnet Ltd.

London, UK

  • Built web sites in HTML, Javascript and ASP for external clients of interactive agency
  • Managed 5 client relationships & multiple projects
  • Clients included Christies, Debenhams, Principles & JazzFM
Web Assistant
Time Out

London, UK

  • Coded web sites in HTML for weekly international Time Out web site
  • Managed internal and external requests for updates and content creation

  • Wrote occasional music reviews, Time Out
Ashkelon Excavations

Ashkelon, Israel

  • Excavated ancient site and managed finds
  • Performed research
MS in Library and Information Science, 2006
Palmer School of Library and Information Science

Long Island University
Brookville, NY, USA
Coursework in Knowledge Organization, Metadata, Archives, Cataloging, Rare Books & Special Collections
MA in Archaeology, 1997
University College London

London, UK
Dissertation on the trade of amber in the late bronze/early iron age in Northern Europe
BA in Archaeology, 1995
Boston University

Boston, MA, USA
Other courses included Latin, Geology, Chemistry, Folklore, English Literature
Other Courses:
Rare Book School: The Printed Book in the West since 1800
Individual classes: Human-computer interaction, software engineering, C, C++, database design, German for reading
Operating systems: Macintosh, Windows, UNIX, Linux
Software: Adobe CQ5/AEM, Sitecore, OpenText, Documentum, Sharepoint, HomeSite, Photoshop, Illustrator, MS Office, MS Project, MS Access, Open Office, Basecamp, Final Cut Pro, iMovie, HP Virtual Classroom, Blackboard, Moodle, Camtasia, XMetaL, oXygen, XMLSpy, Adobe Creative Suite, RLIN Terminal, Voyager, Archivists’ Toolkit, Tweetdeck, Hootsuite
Web & Metadata: HTML, HTML5, XHTML, XML, SGML, CSS, SQL, Javascript, DACS, LCSH, AACR2, MARC, MeSH, Dublin Core, DITA, EAD, DACS, SCORM, Blogger, WordPress, Moveable Type, Joomla, Drupal
Languages: Reading knowledge of Latin, French and Spanish; some German
etc.: Writing & editing, delivering presentations, academic teaching and employee training, research
North American Guild of Beer Writers, BJCP, DAM Foundation

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