11/07 – present: INDEPENDENT CONTRACTOR
I am currently providing web, print, multimedia and marketing services on a contract basis.


10/98 – 11/07: GOLDEN WEST COLLEGE
POSITION: MULTIMEDIA WEB DEVELOPER/WEBMASTER
RESPONSIBILITIES: Design and maintenance of the college website and data capture related to website traffic and website inquiries. Develop RSS, pod casts and subscription based calendars for distributing information across the campus, to students and to the community. Serve as a member of the College Technology Committee and evaluate, recommend, and determine the technological needs of the campus in areas such as networking, hardware, software, and web services. Develop, direct, and/or produce a variety of marketing and advertising campaigns promoting college events and curriculum. Marketing materials include brochures, catalog and schedule covers, OCTD bus ads, theater slides, and direct mail. Production of interactive multimedia CD ROM’s, including the college catalog, Accreditation Self-Study Report and career specific programs such as the Nursing program. Provide and/or direct photo shoots, select and coordinate with outside vendors in all areas related to marketing. Provide technical assistance on campus in all areas related to marketing, printing, and computer technologies.

COORDINATE AND IMPLEMENT WORKFLOW OF WEB DESIGN AND CONTENT.

Coordinate with three departments that create their own web content and/or host their pages on separate servers. This may be based on required support for applications running Cold Fusion, asp pages, authentication, etc. Establish guidelines for campus web pages to adhere to Section 508 of the Disabilities Act requiring that all web content be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Review and recommendation of CMS products to the campus.

DEVELOP PROJECT PLAN AND NAVIGATIONAL DESIGN DOCUMENTS FOR INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL WEB DEVELOPMENT.

Creation of user defined “Pathways” that provide customized tools and links to the campus areas and services based on user type; Prospective Students, Continuing Students, Faculty/Staff, Community. Internal pages are hidden from public access, login via web [not authenticated], bulletin page configured as the startup page, creation of “web board” for messaging, groups, job tracking, etc. Moving all forms from internal drives to web server for access from off campus.

WORK WITH DEPARTMENTS TO ESTABLISH/CREATE/MAINTAIN CONTENT FOR INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL FACING WEB PAGES.

Established “help” and “contacts” pages and placed icons and text links on all public pages. Internal pages link to interactive tutorials that instruct faculty/staff on how to login, post events to web calendars, etc. Developed a mini CD-ROM, pocket sized interactive CD which provided a campus tour, area and staff photos, and instructions on how to submit jobs to the graphics department, request various campus services, etc.

PROVIDE RESPONSES TO WEBSITE QUERIES AND CUSTOMER EMAILS.

Provided a direct email contact to assist visitors with any issues related to the web and/or be able to direct them to the appropriate individual who could assist them. Established tracking reports of website visitors based on factors such as top level domains and country of origin. Country of origin reports are shared with the International Students Department to assist in measuring the success of international advertising and outsourcing of recruitment services overseas. Traffic reports help determine how information is being requested from visitors and to help determine how best to offer content and determine which type of media; print, electronic, etc., is most widely being requested by the student population. Keyword and key phrase search reports help identify user needs and areas of the website that need further development.

OVERSEE DATA ENTRY AND ASSIST IN THE CREATION OF CLIENT WEB PAGES AND CLIENT DATABASE.

Assisted individuals, departments, campus organizations with the creation of pages and provide assistance with selecting outside services to provide contract work, such as the filming and development of an Outreach DVD. I have served as a “technical expert’ in the selection of hardware, software, personnel, and the purchase, installation, and procedures related to two LED displays that present campus messages to the community.

COORDINATE AND IMPLEMENT WORKFLOW OF WEB DESIGN AND CONTENT.

Coordinate with three departments that create their own web content and/or host their pages on separate servers. This may be based on required support for applications running Cold Fusion, asp pages, authentication, etc. Establish guidelines for campus web pages to adhere to Section 508 of the Disabilities Act requiring that all web content be accessible to individuals with disabilities. Review and recommendation of CMS products to the campus.

DEVELOP PROJECT PLAN AND NAVIGATIONAL DESIGN DOCUMENTS FOR INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL WEB DEVELOPMENT.

Creation of user defined “Pathways” that provide customized tools and links to the campus areas and services based on user type; Prospective Students, Continuing Students, Faculty/Staff, Community. Internal pages are hidden from public access, login via web [not authenticated], bulletin page configured as the startup page, creation of “web board” for messaging, groups, job tracking, etc. Moving all forms from internal drives to web server for access from off campus.

1/95 – 3/98: NORTH ORANGE COUNTY REGIONAL OCCUPATIONAL PROGRAM
POSITION: GRAPHICS SPECIALIST
RESPONSIBILITIES: Create computer generated print materials including class schedules and a variety of instructional support publications. Design and production of promotional materials, develop Web pages, brochures, flyers, posters, letterheads, and stationery. Provide both hardware and software support to off-site facilities, and the installation of networks, software, and memory upgrades.


8/6/80 – 2/20/94: VOLT INFORMATION SCIENCES, INC.
POSITION: ART DIRECTOR
RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish Art Department production schedules and develop methods of production necessary to meet contractual obligations. Develop and coordinate workflow procedures between departments, customers, and other Volt offices nationwide. Creation of both in-house and corporate brochures, slide and multimedia presentations on both PC and Macintosh systems. Coordinate and oversee the distribution and completion of all incoming art jobs. Responsible for the productivity and quality of work completed by the art staff.


8/85 – 1/86: AUSTRALIAN DIRECTORY SERVICES*
POSITION: ART DIRECTOR
RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish art, camera, and typesetting operations capable of producing Yellow Pages advertising for directories in all of Australia. This included budget and force forecasts, initial start-up and projected cost estimates for equipment, supplies, and workforce. Purchase delivery and installation of related equipment necessary to meet contractual obligations. Establish workloads and develop workflow procedures between four offices nationwide. Initial hiring and training of art department, camera department, and typesetting department personnel.