Anna N. Roberts

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Professional Experience

Director of Working Examples, Carnegie Mellon University, Entertainment Technology Center 
(2012 – Present)
I head-up the second phase of development for Working Examples, an online community that connects people working at the crossroads of digital media and learning. Our team is currently revamping the design and experience of the site to help people engage with and learn from each other in support of this emerging field.

Marketing and Management Consultant    (2007 to 2012)
Communications: branding, strategy, copywriting and design for web, print and social media
Marketing: marketing strategy, business development
Organizational: organizational and departmental planning, process evaluation and redesign

Marketing Manager, Waterleaf Architecture    (2005 to 2007)
Marketing: marketing and business development strategy and implementation, market research
Communications: branding, strategy, copywriting and design for web and print
Organizational: culture, employee engagement

Marketing Manager, James D. Graham & Associates    (2004 to 2005)
Marketing: strategy and implementation for marketing and communications efforts

Marketing Coordinator & Office Manager, DCI Engineers    (2000 to 2004)
Marketing: development of marketing and communications efforts
Human Resources: liaison for corporate HR, employee engagement and on-boarding
Accounting: liaison for corporate finance and accounting, local project accounting


Carnegie Mellon University, Master of Public Management
Graduation: May 2011, Highest Distinction
Concentration: Organizational Management and Creativity
My thesis looked at the future of leadership in creative industries, bringing together current research on creative process, generations and leadership development.

Portland State University, B.S. Business Administration: Marketing
Graduation: June 2009
Concentration: Marketing and Advertising

Extra Curriculars

Carnegie Mellon University
Entertainment Technology Center, Guest Lecturer (2012)

Emmaus Community of Pittsburgh
Young Professionals Advisory Board (2011 – Present)

International Game Developers Association    (2011 – Present)
IGDA Leadership Forum, 2011

Society for Marketing Professional Services    (2002 – 2010)
Roundtable Facilitator (2006 – 2009)
Mentorship Program, Mentor (2005 – 2008)
Oregon Chapter Board of Directors, Director of Education (2004 – 2005)
Education Committee, Chair (2003 – 2004)

Artist Mentorship Program (2007 – 2009)