Entries by Beck Thompson

What is CPD and why does it matter?

You’ve been to school – perhaps college or university as well – and studied for some sort of qualifications. You probably still have the certificates somewhere. These qualifications may have helped get you your first job, but they’re not always used at work on a daily basis (I read ‘Paradise Lost’ in a couple of […]

A content designer is not a web editor

In 2009, I started working as a senior editor on the Directgov website. This was a dream job: I liked the public sector and had already spent years working as a web content manager for a regional government organisation most people hadn’t heard of (it doesn’t exist anymore). I wanted to write stuff that mattered […]

Scroll welcomes new staff member Beck Thompson

First week at Scroll – introducing myself This week, I joined the Scroll central team. I’ll be helping to look after Scroll clients and content designers, scoping out projects and providing editorial guidance and quality control – amongst other things. I’m really excited to be doing this role: I’ve worked alongside Scrollies in content design […]