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Patricia Brennan
Digital Performance Officer
Trafford Council
WHAT DO YOU DO?

I am responsible for the upkeep, continuous improvement and management of Trafford's web and digital platforms. These include the Trafford Council website and intranet.

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • Google Analytics
  • Training
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Launching the new and improved Trafford Council website in 2019, to encourage our residents to do more online.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

I have a BTEC in graphic design and started my career in this field. I undertook training in HTML and coding whilst in a previous Public Sector role, and have had training in the use of Google Analytics in my current role.

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

It was a natural progression in my career as a graphic designer to move into web design and then the world of coding. I enjoy helping people and encouraging them to go digital.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

It's a fun field to work in, and it's something that is always evolving and changing, which keeps you on your toes. The future is digital!


I AM...
LIVELY
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APPROACHABLE