Adobe – Dreamweaver 8.0, Acrobat Writer Professional, Photoshop, Illustrator, Elements, Contribute, InDesign, Premiere, PageMaker, Premiere
Microsoft - Word, PowerPoint, InfoPath, Publisher, SharePoint, Outlook, Excel, Project
XHTML, CSS, authoring and editing code, open source technology
Web and Print Content
Writing, editing, reviewing, and standardizing language, proofreading and revising communication of web updates and conversions, templates and guidelines, and forms for accuracy of information and coherence to grammatical and punctuation guidelines.
Coordination of press releases, listserv and database maintenance, distribution, measurement and web analytics and metrics.
Visual creation, composition, development, design, style, uniformity, information management, architecture, operation, usability, format, layout, mockups, presentation, and production/distribution.
Coordination and communication with management, staff, IT, and designated departments.
Research and enforcement of policies, permissions, style guidelines - including graphic/web page standardization – [login to view URL] policies and procedures.
Uploading, updating, and posting web material with adherence to deadlines and time-sensitive consumer-based material.
Creative and Technical Design
Newsletters, brochures, e-Blasts, graphic design, dynamic imaging, data-driven press and media publications.
Image enhancement, retouching, and conversion.
Attention to detailed audience-based navigation and functionality.
Web page and publication modifications, revisions, and packaging.
Multimedia, wireless communication technologies, and structured SEO recommendations and result-oriented optimization.
Re-creation and cloning of media.
Graphic media creation and manipulation.
Additional Language - Spanish - Proficiency Level - Basic written.
Webmaster and communications specialist for the Division of Registrations.
Responsible for more than 32 regulatory boards and offices web updates as well as all intranet and internal documentation.
Organized and incorporated Internet marketing campaigns for an online CAD engineer professional training and social networking website.
Produced email message content and design initiatives for strategic and viral marketing - Internet, direct, and indirect sales.
Developed eNewsletters, eBlasts, press releases, and site updates for the social networking interface.
Extensive utilization of HTML and dynamic imaging software. Created and uploaded new content and media.
Researched, analyzed and monitored market trends and industry networking.
Increased unique visitors, site traffic and e-commerce revenue more than 100% in one month.
Researched Web 2.0 features for new interface launch and social network landing page content updates.
2006 – 2007
Graphics Specialist / Communications Editor and Photographer
Wrote, designed, and coordinated publications and electronic media for independent school’s development, fund-raising, and marketing promotion; press and news releases, images, photographs, brochures, newsletters, postcards, fliers, online auction, presentations, and corporate sponsorships. Facilitated correspondence with donors, advertisers, and for web-based content.
Filmed, scripted, edited, and produced Tribute Video for the retiring CEO/President presented at the 2007 Annual Benefit Dinner.
2002 – 2006
Classroom teacher for computer science, English, composition, and language arts courses.
English department co-chair.
Developed and implemented English program curriculum, lesson and unit plans.
Maintained the Computer Science Lab and was responsible for daily server backups and many network tasks.
Taught the teachers and administration how to use their computers and software.
2001 - 2002
Executive Coordinator / Project Manager / Editor
Executive coordinator for non-profit global association titled the Environmental and Engineering Geophysical Society (EEGS). Managed all aspects of various publications: technical, copy, and multimedia design; writing, editing, and formatting; advertising; web design; press releases and industry news.
Produced sketches, mockups, and technical computer illustrations.
Responsible for prepress and print-house communications, as well as correspondence with vendors, sponsors, advertisers, and contributing editors of EEGS media.
Produced layout of EEGS scientific quarterly journal (JEEG) and monthly newsletter (FastTimes), and maintained material on the “[login to view URL]” website.
Created and managed all print and electronic materials for the Board, participating members, and attendees of the EEGS 2002 Symposium on Environmental and Engineering Geophysics in Las Vegas, NV.
1995 - 2001
Graphic Designer/Editor/Publisher/Multimedia Consultant
On-site contractor for Avaya Communication/Lucent Technologies/AT&T Global Learning Solutions, L-Channel, Global Business Communication Systems and Global Learning Solutions. Off-site writer/developer/researcher/editor for new hire employees - educational material for Qwest Communications as well as many other clients.
Consultant for web research, writing, development, electronic publishing/editing – this included learning aids and courseware materials, layout, format, editing, technical illustration and graphics; process of synopsis, educational consulting, publication management, project management and supervision, training employees and clients.
1991 - 1994 The Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Bachelor's Degree - English Creative Writing, Minor: Psychology