Web Based Communications and Business Applications
Mentoring - Training
7911 Vicksburg Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
Program Creator and Administrator - Creative Problem Solver -
Empowering Facilitator - Enthusiastic Team Leader/Player - Quick
Astute Analyst - Project Manager - Efficiency Organizer - Practitioner
of Yankee Thrift - Visionary Who Sees How the Small Details Serve
the Big Picture - Fluent Communicator
QUALIFYING WORK EXPERIENCE:
2002 - PRESENT Access Presto Online Productions
Web Producer, Architect, User Interface Designer, Web application
developer, Business Analyst for small businesses, special interest
groups, organizations and entertainers. Projects uniquely tailored
to fit the client and their needs.
1998 - 2002 Sandia National Laboratories/CA
(Sandia National Laboratories runs as a corporate structure managed
by Lockheed Martin Corp. through a contract with the USA Department
of Energy. The Public Relations and Creative Communications department
functions as a service bureau for the many laboratories located
at the California site. The IT structure, of necessity, must mesh
with and share resources maintained at the Albuquerque Site, requiring
careful diplomatic interface with the IT departments for each.
Many of the web based projects involved international research
teams as well as administration, public relations and marketing
for the Laboratories.)
Developed web production team, mentored
entry level web designers, guided administrative staff through
learning how to exploit web technologies for marketing, business
and research processes. Set standards for public and intranet
web sites, web architecture, navigation and production processes.
Primary liaison to Corporate IT staff, Department and Project
Administrators and high level administrative staff. Laboratory
Primary Web Sites and accompanying web applications were 3 year,
3 phase projects.
Lasting Result: Web production program
now established and continuing within budgetary means. Numerous
web based applications in place that require no client training
now streamline business and research processes.
Administrative Staff now recognizes when a web based application
can be useful and initiates its creation.
Laboratories now have public web
presentations or are currently in process. Online training courses
have established that as much as $25,000 can be saved in six months
1997 - 1998 Apple Computers
WEBMASTER for Apple Computers
Learn & Earn Channel Training Site
As a member of the start up team,
established production structure for online sales channel training
production process which ultimately completely replaced stand-up
training. New program was a key element in the turn-around of
the Apple Computer Company.
1995 - 1997
PRESTO! Online Productions
Created a new business concept:
The web production company.
Member of team headed
by George Thornally, Mike Bailey and Kent Fillmore (BTI Group,
telecommunications specialists, early email gurus, part of founding
group of AOL starting back when it was a Commodore Users Group
through creating the AOL forums = AFL George).
Developed and defined production
process, including online documentation, that allowed large amounts
of content to be produced in a short period of time by content
producers and artists unfamiliar with web. This included creating:
costing methods, client liaison guidelines, documentation standards,
definition of work flow,
Web architecture, navigation architecture,
content management, web metrics, mentoring of content authors
and graphic artists, setting of production schedules.
Result: In depth knowledge of web
database supported web content and web based applications.
development of content for global audience and clients with English
as a second language.
ADDITIONAL MANAGEMENT EXPERIENCE:
Production facilities for wide range of venues for performing
arts and manufacturing - over 15 years
Creation and management
of training programs for design and technology - over 15 years
MUTLIPLATFORMED: DOS, Windows3.1,
-2000, NT, XP, Macintosh through OSX, Amiga, SGI Macintosh,
UNIX, and LINUX servers
FLUENT IN: HTML 2.0 -3.2 and all variations of 4.0 code
(inc. Netscapeisms , AOLisms and MS Expolorerisms), designing
for Section 508 navigation standards, Cross-browser issues.
KNOWLEDGEABLE WITH: implementation of cgi, acgi, plug-ins,
style sheets (CSS), a variety of template types, forms (including
to database and email), sophisticated control with tables and
frames, inline multimedia (video, sound, animation, live streaming),
message boards, live chat, channel broadcasting, database, search,
FTP, online sales (ecommerce / ebusiness), mailservers, dataBase
(Oracle, Lotus Domino, FileMaker Pro, Paradox, Access, and web
based), search engines, metrics
DIGITAL GRAPHIC ARTIST:
Print, Multimedia Interactive and Web, 2D and 3D and animated
Visual language specialist.
FLUENT IN THE FOLLOWING SOFTWARE:
Adobe PhotoShop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Premiere, DreamWeaver,
HomeSite, BBEdit, Fireworks, Flash, Macromedia Director, SoundEdit
16, FrameMaker, Corel Draw, Corel Paint, Fractal Design Painter,
WordPerfect, Paradox (DOS & Windows), MS Word, MS Excel, MSAccess,
MS Project, Visio, File Maker Pro (including WebCompanion), Quicken,
AutoCAD and several other 3D programs. Senior user, developer
and teacher of software applications able to pick any thing new
BFA - Rhode Island School of Design MFA - Wayne
State University (Communications Design)
| George Thornally
||CEO, retired, BTI Group
| Sheila Akins
| Bob Tucker
| Bill Dissly
||Sr. Web Programmer, SNL/CA
| Kent Fillmore
||Producer, URLy Sylke
| Bryan Ackler
||Project Manager / Friend
| Christy Haines
||Producer / Friend
| Cathlyn Marshall
||Set Designer / Friend