User:Whatamidoing (WMF)

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Community Liaison (Product Development), Wikimedia Foundation

About me

In my real wiki-life, I am User:WhatamIdoing. I've been a regular editor at the English Wikipedia since 2007, and I've been in the top 500 most prolific editors of all time for a couple of years. My interests run from medicine to pastry to education, with odd points in between. I also spend a lot of time working as a metapedian, which in my case means supporting WikiProjects through the English Wikipedia's WikiProject Council and helping write policies and guidelines.

Official mistakes will be made in this temporary staff account. Unofficial mistakes are still made in my personal account. To find me in my volunteer capacity, look for me at WikiProject Medicine on the English Wikipedia or say hello at User talk:WhatamIdoing.

My work

I'm a part-time independent contractor for the WMF to help them—and all of us!—with some of the upcoming major changes to the software at the Wikipedias. The major part of my job description is to support these changes by ensuring that our community is represented in the decision-making process and that our planned software adequately reflects user needs. As of 2014, my primary assignment is reporting bugs about VisualEditor for the English Wikipedia.

Disclaimer: I work for the Wikimedia Foundation, and this is the account I intend to use for edits or statements I make in that role. However, the Foundation does not vet all my activity, so edits, statements, or other contributions made by this account may not reflect the views of the Foundation.

Contact me

You can leave a message for me on my talk page at these wikis:

on the English Wikipedia
on Mediawiki, and
on Meta.

For general concerns about content on Wikipedia or matters related to Wikipedia, contact:

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en-N This user has a native understanding of English.
de-1 Diese Benutzerin beherrscht Deutsch auf grundlegendem Niveau.
es-1 Esta usuaria tiene un conocimiento básico del español.
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