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Photoshop, Fireworks, FrontPage, CSS, QuarkXpress, PageMaker, Illustrator,
Freehand, Acrobat, Visual Basic for Applications, RoboHelp, and
Word. Extensive exposure to Microsoft Transact-SQL databases. Familiar
with Windows and Macintosh operating systems. Knowledge of Visual
Basic, ASP, XML, Java, and FrameMaker. Microsoft Certified Systems
Freelance Design and Content Services.
Charlotte, NC. July 2000 - present. Contractor.
QuarkXpress, Illustrator, Freehand, Acrobat, and Word.
- Guide explaining
key facts of school budget to Mecklenburg County parents and voters.
Flash website exploring the culture and ecology of Costa Rica.
mini-course covering the basics of Flash programming.
- Logo and
brand identity package for First Ward Child Development Center.
materials for Learning Park public television show and
- Online content
for web-based application designed to teach adults to read.
- Annual report
and newsletter projects.
- Over 200
magazine, website, and newspaper articles on topics including
independent film, web animation, public technology access, and
Exeter Group. Cambridge,
MA. September 1998 - June 2000. Consultant.
Applications, SQL, XML, CSS, RoboHelp 2000, ForeHelp, FrameMaker,
Acrobat, and Word.
- Designed and prototyped web interface for flagship information
management software suite used by more than 70 colleges and universities
Managed website and corporate identity team; authored all content
for total redesign of company site.
company's transition to online help; researched and evaluated
content delivery platforms. Wrote end-user and administrator documentation,
technical specifications, proposals, and marketing materials.
- Designed company-wide format and review process
for specifications and documentation. Programmed VBA macros into
document templates to automate repetitive tasks.
to Eat Locally.
MA. Spring 1998. Design Consultant.
Developed page design and cover for cookbook in collaboration with
author. Demonstrated layout techniques and provided software assistance
to other team members.
Skills used: PageMaker and Photoshop.
Williamstown, MA. Summer 1996 - 1997. Project Creator and Coordinator.
Designed, tested, and marketed educational card game based on the
food chain. Created and integrated hand-drawn illustrations, text,
and electronically rendered background images.
Skills used: Photoshop, PageMaker.
MA. Fall 1994 - Spring 1998.
Bachelor of Arts in English, Magna Cum Laude, at one of nation's
most selective colleges.
3.73 GPA. Dean's List all semesters. Graduated in top 15% of class.
Courses in computer science, mathematics, and art; teaching internship
at Mount Greylock High School.
Scores: 760 Verbal, 650
Math, English Composition Achievement Test: 800.
Webgrrls International, Charlotte Society
for the Communicating Arts, and
Hands On Charlotte.
At work on a nonfiction graphic novel. Speak Spanish conversationally.
Enjoy travel, sketching, digital photography, cooking, and hiking.