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Information Technologies Expertise
Experienced and energetic web analyst, project manager, multimedia developer, web editor, graphic designer. Skilled in gathering business and application functional requirements. Excellent analytical skills, creative ability and programming skills. Demonstrated success in large website implementation and complex problem solving.
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia. Have finished all but one core requirement for a Bachelor of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism, and am 3 elective courses away from completion of degree.
Diploma (with seals for scholastic excellence and Beta Club), J.R. Tucker High School, Richmond, VA, June 1989.
Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond
701 E. Byrd Street, Richmond, VA 23219.
Web Designer II, Customer Relationship Management & Web Reporting.
Designs, builds and provides non-routine maintenance of intranet sites, creating and incorporating complex code and images, and using advanced features of a variety of graphics software applications, techniques and tools to create graphical user interfaces. Identifies web-based technologies to support the organization's business goals. Advises web developers and external contractors in using uniform techological, functional and graphics standards consistent with company's standards and brand image. Provides leading-edge interpretation and execution of non-routine design applications through the use of state-of-the-art web design tools and web authoring techniques.
Develops Teamsite forms (concept and coding), writes applicable documentation and trains end-users.
Other primary responsibilities include writing and editing customer communications, project management and coordination with clients, involving all phases, from conception through delivery.
December 2006 - Present
Southern States Cooperative
6606 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230.
Internet Services Designer, Creative Services & Corporate Marketing.
Responsibilities include Interwoven Teamsite administration, site content and project management, editing and development of external corporate websites and corporate intranet, backup on oversight and maintenance of product catalog information.
This includes developing new sections from concept through finished product delivery, including project management, graphic design and coding. I am also responsible for creating Teamsite templates, writing documentation and training end-users.
My submission for a redesign of Southern States' corporate intranet was chosen by 95% of respondents in a company-wide survey. Three other designers also submitted their ideas.
November 2000 - December 2006
The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.
1231 25th St., N.W., Washington, DC 20037.
Product Designer I, Marketing & Product Development.
Participated in the design and production of a variety of new electronic products, and provided on-going support for existing products. Developed and documented workflow for electronic products from conception through data prep, data conversion, and integration of graphics. Performed other functions to ensure final delivery. April 1998 - November 2000
Richmond Newspapers, Inc.
Media General, 300 E. Franklin St., Richmond, VA 23219.
Web Design Coordinator, electronic publishing, Gateway Virginia.
Promotion from previous position. Responsibilities included overall design coordination for the service, graphic design, layout, work with advertisers to design customized websites, supervisory responsibilities, and all previous duties. Jan. 1997 - April 1998.
Online Producer, electronic publishing, Gateway Virginia.
Responsibilities included content development, design work, and graphic production. On initial team designing, launching and operating a statewide news and information service online on the World Wide Web. April 1995 - Jan. 1997.
Copy Messenger, Richmond Times-Dispatch, part-time.
Delivered copy & photos & provided other aid to reporters & editors; kept
equipment running. Nov. 1991- April 1995.
First Baptist Church
Boulevard and Monument, Richmond VA 23220.
Television Production Crew, for weekly telecast on WRIC-TV 8 of the services of First Baptist Church. Regular video camera operator for services/other events; some experience with VTR equipment and technical direction. Position included continuing training in broadcast techniques. (Have done freelance camera work.) Nov. 1986 - Nov. 1994.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGIES EXPERTISE:
Graphics / Design:
- Dreamweaver MX
Organizational / Word Processing:
- Microsoft Office Suite
(includes the following)
- Folio Views
- Microsoft Windows
- Interwoven Teamsite 6.7.2 (front end & form/template development)
- Vignette StoryServer (now called V7 - front end & template development)
Programming / Markup languages:
- Eclipse IDE
- JSP (Java Server Pages)
- CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
- SGML (Standard Generalized Markup Language)
- XML (Extensible Markup Language)
- HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
- XHTML (Extensible Hypertext Markup Language)
- DHTML (Dynamic Hypertext Markup Language)
- WML (Wireless Markup Language)
- Led two-day workshop in designing websites and writing online.
- Studied C programming and other computer courses in school.
- Completed ongoing professional development seminars to update skills including a week of training at Prodigy headquarters, White Plains, N. Y.; a series of advanced Photoshop seminars with the Virginia Press Assoc. and have continued to update skills to reflect the latest versions.
- Speak and write basic Brazilian Portuguese
1st place 2002 Best of NAMA (National Agricultural Marketing Association)
First Place, Chapter and Regional for Internet Websites Directed to Farmers - Carolinas-Virginia Chapter.
3rd place 2001 Best of NAMA (National Agricultural Marketing Association)
Third Place Chapter for Internet Websites Directed to Farmers - NC/VA Region.
2nd place, 1997 Young Americans websites Competition
Outstanding Design for Gateway Virginia's inSync website.
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