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CV, Archivist Seeking Work In Media Or Cultural Sectors In UK

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 25049
(08/14/1977, male)
List top 5 skills: archives, archivist, audio visual libraries, cultural heritage, media, records management
Short Bio:

Dedicated, detail orientated Archivist with extensive experience in the research, analysis and appraisal of audio visual and historical documents. With a respect for the past and heritage, an understanding of the value of historical documents and a highly developed sense of organization, can bring order to chaos. Experienced with electronic records.

Current location: 

Zagreb, Croatia - View on map

Nationality: 

Croatia

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

media and design, IT and Technology, other

Spoken languages: 

Croatian, english, Slovenian

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom



Profile

Dedicated, detail orientated Archivist with extensive experience in the research, analysis and appraisal of audio visual and historical documents. With a respect for the past and heritage, an understanding of the value of historical documents and a highly developed sense of organization, can bring order to chaos. Experience with electronic records make contributions current and in demand.

Career Summary

AV (Audio-visual) Archivist
Apr 2009 to –

Croatian National Radio-Television, Archives and Program Content Dept. Zagreb Croatia, (Central Information Department), Prisavlje 3 10 000 Zagreb (Croatia), www.hrt.hr

Duties:

• Contribute to the decisions about what materials should be preserved because of their long-term research value and to provide information to citizens

• Organize available data, evaluated, analysed and interpreted each display’s authenticity and relative significance

• Create and maintain accessibility, retrievability of computer archives and databases

• Prepare and preserve archive records and improved descriptions and display placements

• Manage audiovisual archives in commercial (e.g., studio) and nonprofit (e.g., library special collections, museum) settings

Achievements:

• Ensured that the physical archive meets the required standards regarding the storage and security of the registers

• Worked on social, economic, political, and legal aspects of audiovisual archives management and international collaboration, policymaking, and standards development for audiovisual archives

• Selected relevant computer and technical equipment including the software – data programme for use

• Proofread word documents, including technical diagrams, with 100% accuracy

• Managed several campaigns at once under tight deadlines

• Actively being included in the cooperation with international recognized organizations: INA, EBU, PRESTO CENTRE, COPEAM and FIAT IFTA

• Wrote and edited marketing emails, landing pages, white papers and data sheets

• Cataloguing collections and managing information and records – metadata creation and import

• Import and archiving video materials that is mostly archival property of the Croatian Radio-Television

Cameraman and Videographer
Nov 2005 to Mar 2009

Croatian National Radio-Television, Technology and Production Department, Zagreb Croatia, Prisavlje 3 10 000 Zagreb (Croatia), www.hrt.hr

Duties:

• Demonstrated skills as a videographer with a proven ability to quickly ascertain and shoot required visual elements for compelling broadcast quality news reports

• Studio and fieldwork shooting (documentary program, news, concerts, sport events etc.)

• Prioritized and handled multiple projects simultaneously, under tight time constraints

• Used strong communication skills in order to enable effective and productive relationships with client broadcast news operations across several markets

• Worked seamlessly with web and mobile based communications and social media platforms

International Conferences

• Archives 2.0: Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future (24-26 Nov 2014)
National Media Museum, Bradford, United Kingdom (official representative of the HRT)

• 22nd Annual Conference and 21st General Assembly ‘The Mediterranean and the Exodus of Populations: the Role of the Media’ (26-28 Mar 2015) (official representative of the HRT)
Hosted by the Maltese public broadcaster PBS, Valetta, Malta

Projects

• Overall Digitization of Audio-visual archives of the Croatian Radio-Television (HRT) (Executive member of the company’s digitization team) 2007 –

• Regional Digitization Survey under the patronisation of the EBU (There are ten Eastern European countries included in the project)
2014 –

Languages

Croatian: native
English: professional proficiency
Slovenian: elementary proficiency

Education

• Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in English Local History (FHEQ Level 6), University of Oxford, United Kingdom; 2014-2015 (expected)

• Advanced Certificate of Specialization in Archival Sciences, Croatian State Archives and the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences Zagreb Croatia.; Dec 2010 – Feb 2013

• Certificate in Archaeology with Merit University of Leicester, School of Ancient History and Archaeology, United Kingdom; Sep 2006- Jul 2008

• A levels: Classical Arts (B), Painting (A) and Design (A), School of Applied Art and Design, Zagreb Croatia; Sept 1992- Jun 1996

Professional Qualifications

• Protection and processing of archival records; State Certificate, Croatian State Archives, Zagreb Croatia; Feb 2015 – Apr 2015

• Certificate of Attendance, Institut National de l’Audiovisuel INA, Bry-sur-Marne Cedex, Paris, France; Oct 2014

• Speleology Intern Certificate Speleological Dept. ‘Zeljeznicar’, Zagreb Croatia; Mar 2011 – May 2011

• AutoCAD certificates: basic drawings, 2D drawing, 3d modelling Information College Algebra, Zagreb Croatia; Dec 2009 – Jan 2010

• Certificate of Slovene on the basic level University of Ljubljana, Slovenia; Philosophical Faculty; Sep 1997 – Feb 1998

IT Skills

• Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Publisher): proficiency

• Mendeley, MindView, Nitro: proficiency

• Cyberlink (PowerDirector, Wave Editor, Colour Director, Photo Director): proficiency

• Autonomy – Meridio Records Management systems: proficiency

• Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Adobe InDesign, AutoCAD Civil 3D: intermediate level