Back to writing manuals, testing software, writing code snippets, commenting on the UI
Technical writer - self employed
Redundancy and single mothrhood. Picking up work wherever I could
Information design, test, and UI - Snap surveys
Back to writing, testing, designing test plans, sketching interfaces. The company contributed towards my Masters.
Usability champion - Arup
I made it.
You will make mistakes. You will get over them. Life is easier if you pretend not to be shy.
MSc in Human-computer interaction with ergonomics
University College London
BSc English and Related Litrature
Art, Biology, Chemistry, English Language, English Literature, French, German, History, Mathematics, Physics
Oxford High School for Girls
Strategic thinking. Understanding of software and engineering. Listening. Translating between vocabularies (e.g. engineering to passenger) Task analysis. Story-telling. Research
Had an excellent woman teacher on a programming course. Had someone who told me that the job I now do existed as a thing. My partner who looked after my daughter while I came to London one day a week to do the course. Meet-ups to discover more.
I would have done engineering or Psychology as a degree