Carolyn brings 15 years of publishing industry experience to her teaching and research. She served as the managing editor of a marketing and research firm in San Diego, while also maintaining an ongoing writing and editing consultancy. Carolyn has overseen a variety of professional projects, including digital marketing, online marketing content, business news, book editing, indexes, recipe development, technical documents, procedures/user guides, grants, SEO, social media, academic publishing, and user experience. She earned her PhD in English (Technical Communication) from the University of South Florida. For the past eight years, Carolyn has taught technical communication courses, including professional and technical editing, research methods, and technical writing. As a full-time faculty member at the University of California Davis, Carolyn teaches technical communication and editing, while serving as the Assistant Director of Online Writing Instruction. She has a background in course and program development and emphasizes ethical course design when creating applied technical communication courses.
In the CAWEB Master's program, Carolyn teaches the Plain Language course.
Franco is a Digital Marketing Strategist and Instructor helping small and medium businesses to get the most out of their digital marketing tools and investments. Leveraging his experience as an entrepreneur in Silicon Valley, he is now devoting his time to sharing the knowledge and experience acquired in the field with his clients and students. He loves teaching Digital Marketing for UC Berkeley, the University of Strasbourg (France), and the IULM University in Milan (Italy). When working with his clients, Franco focuses on strategizing, optimizing, and coordinating all marketing activities to maximize the ROI and Conversion Rate. Franco also has a passion for subscription-based business models, in particular for subscriptions of physical goods. His marketing philosophy is driven by his belief that everyone’s success begins and ends with the customer.
Mark Nightingale is Head of Web at the OCCRP, a non-profit journalism organization dedicated to improving investigative reporting, where he oversees the organization’s growing web team, overall web presence, and visual storytelling for their investigations. A CAWEB graduate himself, he completed an apprenticeship at the digital agency Advisa in Strasbourg as a Junior Project Manager during his studies, before launching his own web development consultancy business in 2014 which he successfully grew over 6 years. He is a member of the CAWEB and TCLoc teaching teams at the University of Strasbourg, notably teaching Project Management, Web Development and Writing for the Web, as well as providing tutorial-type support for students. He is active in several other nonprofit ventures, in particular co-founding and managing Quai n°10, a co-working space in Strasbourg.
Ioana Muresan first spent a decade managing highly visible non-profits in Romania, whilst honing her program management skills. She then spent the following decade as a public servant at the Council of Europe, focusing mostly on Learning & Development and IT-related initiatives. A writer at heart and recent CAWEB graduate, she fell in love with all things content & social and is currently working on a project designed to bring together her diverse experience and her newfound passion for content. Enter TransitionIntoTech.com, a platform that aims to provide inspiration, actionable advice and curated resources to people aiming to transition into tech beyond a first career. Ioana covers topics such as Career development and Blogging.
Delphine Bernhard has been an associate professor in computer science in the Faculty of Languages at the University of Strasbourg since September 2011. She has been in charge of the IT department of the Faculty of Languages and co-head for the Master’s in Language Technologies since September 2016. Her research work is in the fields of automatic language processing, text mining, and the creation of lexical resources, particularly for poorly endowed languages such as Alsatian dialects. As part of her CAWEB master’s intervention, Delphine Bernhard teaches a course on databases.
Emmanuel Winstein is one of the founders of the communication agency La Couleur du Zèbre. He works there as a project manager, trainer, and web developer. He is specialized in content management systems and developed the CMS Nina. These are the skills he teaches CAWEB students in his multimedia creation and content management systems courses. With a good balance between theory and practice, he teaches students how to create models of websites and the use of the most popular CMS like WordPress, Drupal, and PrestaShop. These essential skills can serve as a springboard for those who want to get involved in development and allow others to have the basic knowledge necessary for all web professions.
Slimen Araf is a digital project manager. He supports SMEs in their digital transformation. Thanks to his technical profile (development, server administration, data structure…), he shares his expertise in web development and digital marketing to second year CAWEB students, particularly through responsive web design and project management.
Thomas Baguet is a graduate of the prestigious MIT (Mulhouse Institute of Technology). He is above all a self-taught and curious technophile. He has been working at the University of Strasbourg since 1999 and is currently a developer in the Integration and Parameterization Development Department of the University's Digital Department. He has also been in charge of the web languages module since the beginning of the CAWEB master’s degree. In addition, he manages the web servers for the program.
Chris is an international, multilingual SEO expert and the founder of Boulder SEO Marketing, a boutique digital marketing agency in Colorado, USA. He and his team assist local, national, and international customers with their search engine optimization, social media and content marketing training and consulting needs. He is also an experienced keynote speaker and offers self-paced and non-technical online SEO training worldwide.
Christophe Richer is a traffic manager and SEO specialist at the Plus que Pro agency. Certified in Google Analytics and backed by more than 9 years of experience in communication and e-commerce, he teaches the first year students all the major and current referencing techniques with professionalism and precision.
Jérémie Bouchet founded JBCréation in 2004, a company that aims to help businesses and agencies with their different web challenges. He has also started the fairtrade music platform DiskOverMusic.com and is the co-founder of Blackbird Agency. He chose e-commerce and innovated the music industry by coming up with an initiative of selling fairtrade music. In 2005, he founded Blackbird Agency, which offers tailor-made e-commerce solutions to shopkeepers. He has been an instructor for the CAWEB master’s since 2014 as a Magento® professional but also in the e-commerce domain. He shares his precious knowledge about this extremely powerful platform as well as e-commerce using both methodology and fun.
Clément develops commercial e-commerce companies after having been a web project manager and business engineer for an e-reputation software editor. He teaches two courses within the CAWEB master’s on the economic models on the Internet. His courses aim to allow future web professionals to understand the economic model of their customers or employers in order to best meet the expectations of companies. It also allows students to understand the process of creating added values on the Internet. Doing so is a viable tool for development in the face of competition, but also a way to offer Internet users a pleasant and enriching experience. The goal of his course is to define the concept of added value and how to create it.
Jean Jaecklé has specialized in Search Engine Optimization (SEO), online advertising (Facebook Ads and Google Ads), and digital marketing since 2013, after completing a Master’s in Multimedia Environment Building from the University of Strasbourg in 2003. Since January 2018, he has mainly been working freelance on digital projects for various business sectors in e-commerce (products and accessories for men, sale of watches made out of wood and other eco-friendly products, hypnosis, financial asset management, etc.). Jean Jaecklé teaches the social media management module for the CAWEB master’s.
François Massion is the manager of D.O.G. Dokumentation ohne Grenzen GmbH, a company specialized in translation and documentation technologies. He has a teaching assignment in terminology at the Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Köthen (Saxony-Anhalt, Germany) and in translation technologies at the German Department of the BFSU University in Beijing. Localization and quality management are some more of his professional interests. His expertise is further underlined by his membership in the Advisory Board of the DIT (Deutsches Institut für Terminologie). As a lecturer in the first year of the CAWEB master’s, he teaches terminology specialized for web content. Semantic and terminology technologies are very challenging fields and François Massion is always happy to share his knowledge of these domains with international students.
Philippe Papillon, holds a degree in translation from the University of Saarbrücken, is the Project Manager at the translation company Tradex since September 2009, and a lecturer in translation from German and English to French for the CAWEB master’s. Mr. Papillon also teaches courses on the workflow of a translation project.
Renate De La Paix
Renate De La Paix does everything possible to offer training programs that are best suited to the evolving communication professions, after having been convinced that the university has much to contribute to the professional world, and vice versa. Thus, she created CAWEB in 2002 and subsequently the Master’s in Technical Communication and Localization (TCLoc) in 2016. Of German origin, she has a degree in French and Spanish translation and in business management. After some professional experiences in private companies and public institutions, she opted for an academic career that focuses mainly on the management of advanced professional training.
Beatriz Sanchez is a university lecturer and researcher in applied linguistics at the Lexicon research group. Her work focuses on corpus analysis strategies and the development of innovative terminology resources. She holds a double doctorate in Language Sciences from the University of Strasbourg and in Translation and Interpretation from the University of Granada. She also teaches terminology in the first year of the CAWEB master’s degree.
Mark Daniel Childress earned a B.A. in German and Political Science from Humboldt State University in California and an M.A. in German and Linguistics from Heidelberg University in Germany. He started at SAP in Walldorf, Germany as a translator in 1995 and became the terminology manager in 1998. He was the president of the German Association for Terminology (Deutscher Terminologie-Tag / DTT). Mark gives frequent lectures and training on terminology management to technical writers, translators, and universities and writes articles on terminology work for publications including MultiLingual and edition, the journal of the DTT.
Christine Breyel-Steiner has been an independent translator since 1990. She translates from English and German to French. Specializing in the fields of technology (electricity, electronics, machine-tools…), medicine (cardiology, virology, medical instructions, etc.), medical electronics, localization (website translation) and law, her sphere of competence is vast. Since 1996, she has been teaching English/French translation in Licence LEA and CAWEB master’s. She holds a translator’s diploma from the Institut de Traducteurs et d’Interprètes of Strasbourg and has also completed the training program “Computer-assisted translation with TRADOS tools,” and another program on the software translation tool Passolo. Her CAWEB Master’s classes provide an interesting approach to translation. The classes are also adapted to localization, involving the translation of website content or texts directly related to the master’s.
Hélène Bajon is a graduate from EDHEC Business School and has worked several years in the field of translation and localization. Within her family-owned translation company, Version Internationale, she worked as a Business Developer for 3 years, while also in charge of marketing and digital strategy projects and helping to set up a formalized Vendor Management department. As such, she gained thorough knowledge of the main trends and issues in the industry, valuable experience with regards to client expectations at national and international levels, and understanding of translators’ expectations and challenges.
Belén Agulló García
Belén is a compulsive lifelong learner. She holds a BA in Translation and Interpreting Studies, an MA in Audiovisual Translation, and a PhD in Translation and Intercultural Studies. But her experience in the localization industry goes beyond the theory. Belén has worked in the game localization industry over 5 years and held different jobs (PM, training specialist, marketing strategist and copywriter, translation manager, and quality and innovation director). She combined her years in this industry with her true calling: training others. She has been teaching game localization and subtitling technologies in several MA programs and workshops in Spain, UK, and France for over 5 years. As a continuous learner and a passionate trainer, Belén now leads Nimdzi’s eLearning program with a Design Thinking approach aimed at providing the best learning experience to Nimdzi Partners. As an academic with hands-on experience in the media industry, she thoroughly leads the research for the media localization landscape. Apart from all the studying and work, Belén loves binge-watching a good show with good company and cares about the environment and animal welfare.
Guylaine Mylward works as a solutions architect for Alpha, a localization company based in Cambridge, United Kingdom. She has spent her entire professional life in the localization industry and held various positions since her first position, mainly in technical project management or support. She teaches two courses in the CAWEB master’s, introduction to writing and computer-assisted translation for technical writing. Both courses are in English.
Alex Zekakis holds a BSc in Information Management from the International Hellenic University. He started out as a localization project manager on the service provider side. He then moved into different roles, initially leading production teams and then focusing on delivering strategic solutions. Throughout this time, he has always had an active presence in localization-related conferences around the globe, where he has delivered engaging presentations and continually covers advanced industry topics. Alex now holds the role of European Solutions Architect Manager at XTM International where he leads a remote team that is primarily focused on supporting presales activities.
As an independent consultant and the co-founder of Grow-thru, Tatiana enables international expansion and growth by solving a range of business problems at the intersection of strategy, operations, marketing, brand, product, design, language and culture. You can find examples of these challenges on her website. Over the past decade, she has helped more than 60 global and international brands to culture-proof their strategies and communications in order to reach customers in over 60 countries and languages. A speaker of 6 languages herself, Tatiana holds a degree in languages and cultures of Asia and Africa, a master’s in linguistics and an Executive MBA.
Guillaume Lacreuse became the SAP Project Manager for the OSRAM company in 2008 and then Project Manager at Socomec SAS (industrial group made up of 3500 people) after having given courses on ERP, information systems, and project management for 8 years at the University of Strasbourg. As a verified expert in his field, he prepares his students for professional integration and assists them during their apprenticeship projects in the second year. He teaches them the essential methods for writing proper project specifications through fun and enriching workshops. Group work and collaborative reflection on various issues encountered during digital projects play an important role in his classes.
Adrien Bouvel holds a Ph.D in Law and is a lecturer specialized in various fields such as trademarks, internet domain names, databases, and copyright laws, among others. Since 2000, he has published many articles and works related to his field of study. In the CAWEB master’s, Adrien teaches classes to first year students that have an emphasis on raising awareness about multimedia and information systems laws.
Alexander Netzel works as a senior manager at Mirakl, Germany. He holds a Diploma (Diplom-Kaufmann) in Business Administrations from the University of Mannheim and a Bachelor’s in Business Administrations from the Business School of University of Lund, Sweden. Alexander Netzel’s CAWEB course perfectly combines both theoretical and practical aspects of communication and presentation. He trains students to be more self-confident and gives them tips for improvement in public speaking.
Benjamin Samson is a Digital Consultant at Actency, an instructor in the CAWEB master’s and a lecturer for the Master’s in Multimedia program at the University of Strasbourg. After having founded Blackbird Agency, which specializes in the implementation of e-commerce solutions through the powerful CMS Magento, Benjamin is now focusing on supporting companies in UX design as well as in implementing effective digital solutions while respecting the standards of Agile methods. With over 22 years of experience in management and web project design, Benjamin is a true agile evangelist. His expertise in varied areas is a real asset to the CAWEB master’s.
Joanne Maul, an alumni of the CAWEB master’s, has been teaching web animation development for several years. She currently works at the University of Strasbourg as a communications manager as well as a webmaster for the Université Ouverte des Humanités (UOH). Her primary focus is to develop the Ressources Éducatives Libres (OER) with the TICE cells with partner universities. Passionate about the composition of static and animated pictures, she teaches distance-learning students how to create banners and interactive inserts with the Animate CC software.
Boris Epp is a multi-talented graphic designer, specialized in the Adobe Creative Suite software. He has worked as a freelance graphic designer since 2010, after working for 4 years at an agency in Paris. He has been teaching CAWEB students since 2014. Highly motivated and passionate, he strives to provide a solid foundation for his students in order to prepare them to enter the workplace. He achieves this by sharing his own personal tips as well as the most efficient work methods.
Antoine works at Amopix, an audiovisual creation agency. Within the agency, he directs and post-produces videos for various companies and institutions. He teaches CAWEB students how to produce short media content for web use. He also trains them in video editing with Adobe Premiere Pro. This gives them the skills needed to create video content intended for publishing on websites or social media platforms.
Stéphanie currently works as a UX Researcher and Designer in Luxembourg after having worked in both Germany and in France. She has 10 years of expertise in providing services to her clients as a consultant in various industries: health tech, insurance, transport, travel, banking, automotive, etc. She puts the user center stage in her design processes and makes the connection between the users’ needs and her customers’ business constraints. Passionate about her work, she is now part of the Google Developers Experts for Web Platform, shares her knowledge and experience on her blog, in international conferences, and gives courses in several countries. She has specialized in the design of complex interfaces of products, mobile applications, and responsive websites since being a CAWEB student. In the CAWEB master’s, she teaches responsive UX design, mobile applications, and mobile optimization to distance-learning students. Visit her website to find out more about her.
Charles Torrent i Vilà
Charles i Villà is a specialist in industrial, fashion, and event photography. He started working in the world of web in 1996, with a focus on digital photography. He created his own advertising agency, held positions as web designer and artistic director, as well as e-marketing consultant and web project director in various public entities. He is a founding member of the cultural association Fons Josep Torrent Buch (AJTB) and a volunteer in web communication and social media for the social association PROBENS. Today he is working as a freelance community manager and SEO consultant for various associations and companies, and focuses on art, cultural, and educational projects. Within the CAWEB program, he offers the course “Photography, from RAW to final customer”, teaching areas such as post-production and retouching.
Aneth Thaumiaud started her career as a freelance graphic designer in 1998 after graduating with a Master’s in Graphic and Multimedia Communication from the Haute école des arts du Rhin. In 2008, she and Emmanuel Winstein founded the communication agency La Couleur du Zèbre, where she is the artistic director. With her experience in graphic design, communication, and ergonomics, Aneth Thaumiaud teaches UX design courses for the 2nd year CAWEB students.