PROFILE

I'm a perpetually curious individual who strongly believes in an interdisciplinary understanding of the world. My competency is in bridging international socioeconomic with modern data technology and business practices. I have  experience in creative marketing and development strategies, particularly for an international market. My ease with public speaking and interactive presentations, particularly using latest multimedia technologies, is complemented with a cross-cultural, multi-lingual approach. Energetic and driven, I live to learn. 

EXPERIENCE HIGHLIGHTS

VICE Media, Brooklyn, NY                                                                       

Translator and Transcriber, August 2015- Present

 

  • Translate documentaries to / from the following languages: English, Bengali, Rohingya, Hindi - Urdu

  • Accurately transcribe documentaries of various length and subjects

  • Proficiency in Annotation Edit software

Metadata Technology North America (MTNA), Washington, DC                                              

Marketing & Product Manager, Jul 2011- Oct 2014

 

Marketing and Sales

  • As Marketing Lead, managed company branding and product design to communicate better data practices and software

  • Created and managed multiple websites and web content, with emphasis on multimedia audio, videos, graphics  

  • Gave trainings and presentations about company services and products, as well as on general data and technology practices to current and prospective clients

  • Attended and co-organized national/international conferences to promote company products and services using presentations, website, and print materials

  • Wrote articles, press releases, and software updates for company blog

  • Employed online and desktop tools for project management (Insightly, OnTime)

 

Product Development

  • As Design Lead, managed phases of product design, development, and testing

  • Designed both customized graphical user-interfaces and general interfaces

  • Developed product user-guides using documentation software (MadCap) as well as user-support videos and demo presentations

  • Organized deployment activities to ensure release tasks are completed and all key participants understood responsibilities

  • Communicated with varied stakeholders, particularly project managers and IT development team, to effectively design software flow and functionality

 

Project Management

  • Co-managed with company director on multiple projects simultaneously amongst multiple national and  international parties

  • Employed AGILE management practices and associated OnTime software for project and time tracking

  • Supported Senior staff in research for technical publication in international journals

  • Supported Senior staff in writing business proposals, ROI, and contracts

 

The World Bank, Washington, DC                                                                       

GIS Short-term Consultant, Jan 2011- Jul 2011

 

  • Created multimedia presentations and videos on WB Institute initiatives, including conducting interviews and creating marketing materials

  • Geocode World Bank aid data for 'Mapping for Results' initiative via combination of GIS software and online datasets

  • Leveraged ArcGIS and Excel for data analysis and processing

  • Researched sociopolitical issues and physical geographies of assigned countries

 

Green Gems International School, Dhaka, Bangladesh                        

Junior-High Teacher, 2009 – 2010

 

  • Instructed students in the following subjects: geography, biology, civics

  • Introduced extra-curricular activities and teaching methods to the school administration

SKILLSET

Languages

English, Bengali, Hindi, Urdu (Spoken and Written Proficiency)

French (Intermediate); Spanish, Farsi (Beginner)

Translation consultant for UNHCR, Washington, DC

 

Technical

 

MS Office Suite proficiency, including Excel and Powerpoint  

Computer Graphics (Adobe Illustrator, PhotoShop, InDesign; Camtasia; Blender)

Proficiency in Website/Content Management (Wordpress, Wix, Blogger)

Web Applications and Social Media (Google Drive, Twitter, LinkedIn, Insightly)                 

Geographic and Statistical Software (ArcGIS, MiniTab; familiar with SAS, R)   

Acquainted with XML, HTML, CSS and associated technologies

Acquainted with Database and BI tools (SQL, Pentaho, Google Business Apps)

 

Awards & Honors

The Shapiro Fellowship (Research in Bangladesh & India 2009-2010)

Winner of Middlesex County 9/11 Memorial Design Contest 2003

EDUCATION

BA of International Relations                                                  

BA of Geography (GIS Concentration)                                                          

Minor in Sociocultural Anthropology

George Washington University, USA, May 2009

 

                                            

Fellowship Research

University of Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2009-2010

                                            

Study & Research Abroad

National University of Singapore, 2007

                                            

INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Canada

  • Australia

  • UK

  • France

  • Germany

  • Switzerland

  • Luxembourg

  • Spain

  • Italy

  • Turkey

  • India

  • Bangladesh

  • Singapore

  • Malaysia

  • Cambodia

  • Thailand

  • Indonesia

  • Oklahoma (does that count?)

 

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