Platforms: Mac and Windows
Applications: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Dreamweaver, QuarkXpress, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint
Web Design Skills: HTML, CSS, SEO, Section 508/ADA Compliance
Website Content Management Systems: Vignette 6 & 7, Joomla, WordPress, LightCMS
2010-Present, Marketing Specialist The Perfect Purée of Napa Valley, Napa, California
Job Responsibilities: Graphic design for product packaging, magazine ads, point of sale materials, tradeshow materials, website, and e-mail blasts. Manage website content updates with Joomla content management system. Review Google Analytics and e-mail campaign data. Update MySQL recipe database using phpMyAdmin. Ensure accurate processing and timely shipping of tradeshow items, product samples, and point of sale materials.
2008-2010, Graphic Designer, Web Designer, Web Content Administrator Information Services Department, San Mateo County, Redwood City, California
Job Responsibilities: Design wireframes, mock-ups, and web graphics. Code HTML/CSS and update content for County websites. Graphic design work for presentations, logos, and flyers. Edit and encode video into Flash format. Meet with customers to gather web project requirements. Provide user support for Vignette Content Management System. Some responsibility in project management.
2004-2008, Graphic Designer, Webmaster, Production Manager Assistant Kid Scoop, Sonoma, California
Job Responsibilities: Design mockups and website graphics. Code HTML/CSS and update content for Kid Scoop website. Graphic design, page layout, and proofreading of Kid Scoop products, marketing flyers, newspaper ads, teacher guides, conference materials, and product packaging. Administrative tasks such as accounts receivable, customer service, and maintaining inventory of marketing and conference materials.
2000-Present, Freelance Web Design Napa, California
Designed websites for a real estate agent, vacation rentals, local band and local official.
2005-2008, Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, California
Associate of Arts (A.A.) Degree in Applied Graphics
2003-2007, Napa Valley Junior College, Napa, California
General Education and graphic design
2009-Present, Web Design Survivalist, www.webdesignsurvivalist.com
Created and maintain Web Design Survivalist website, a growing index of free web design resources.