BEd (Teaching) / Ministry Accredited Facilitator / Microsoft Innovative Educator
Anthony is an Education IT specialist, Professional Learning Development facilitator (Ministry of Education Accredited) and is passionate about using technology to deliver stories and make the viewer go wow! After 19 years as a teacher in the primary school area, Anthony now works alongside Michael programming touch screen interactive technology to enhance the museum learning experience.
BA DipCApSc (Otago)
Mark Sharma has eighteen years experience working as a designer in the diverse field of exhibition and interpretive design. Mark has experience and skills which can be applied to any design challenge. He works at ADInstruments as a user experience design engineer in the development of software applications. Mark continues to operate Studio 3 Ltd (established in 2008) focusing on interpretive design projects, the most recent being the exhibition We Drove Hereheld at the Hocken Library in 2015-6.
BA Hons (Otago), MA (Otago) History
Alison is a Digital Archivist and research specialist with more than 20 years experience in archives and local history. Alison is passionate about bringing archives into the digital world and has merged virtual reality technology in telling stories of the past.
She recently completed the first digital platform thesis at University of Otago in 2020 on the built heritage of public conveniences and is known as the "Loolady".
Grant Baxter is an experienced software, website, and experience designer and developer. He has managed and implemented a wide range of complex software and experience design projects for a variety of clients. Grant uses design observation, ideation, and prototyping methods to quickly build quality products. Grant completed a Master of Design degree in 2012. His thesis was titled Designing innovative smartphone applications for visitors to New Zealand’s National Parks.