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To find a good position with a company that will see past the work history gaps and give a returning-to-work mom a chance to prove herself.
9505 SW Washington Drive
Portland, OR 97223
KEY DESIGN SKILLS:
- Adobe InDesign (Pagemaker)
- Mac OS
- Windows OS
- HTML (hand coded)
- MS Word
KEY PRINTING SKILLS:
- A.B. Dick press operation
Comprehensive Marketing Strategy
- market research
- job planning/brokering
- PR/press releases
- high speed copier(Kodak and Xerox)
- large scale
KEY INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:
- Clear and concise written and verbal communication
- Able to take a job and run with it - strong independent initiative
- Thrive on brainstorming with a creative team and analyzing what needs to be done next
- Strong multitasking ability
- NOT a prima donna. Willing and eager to get my hands dirty
B.A. from Portland State University in 12/1996 General Studies with strong emphasis on graphic design and marketing. GPA 3.2
Art Director for the 1991 National Student Advertising Competition.
12/00 - present
Freelance work including web design/maintenance, e-commerce, graphic layout and prepress projects, arts promotion, book and document editing, proofreading, college course curriculum development, photography spotting/stripping, handyperson tasks, children’s arts instruction in home studio. Volunteer work at local elementary school as individual ESL tutor, art literacy presenter, teacher’s aid, attendant for classroom parties and field trips.
College course curriculum development, freelance. Using the textbook that I had previously helped to edit, proofread and transcribe, Storytelling Through Animation, by Mike Wellins, I am developing an advanced-level course for a well known distance learning program. Tasks include distilling essential concepts from each chapter and outlining lesson plans and an evenly-weighted assignment schedule. Also includes criteria and reference tools for successful course completion and development of lecture text.
Served as 2006 Metzger Elementary yearbook coordinator: managed volunteers and student team, designed content and layout, planned and followed through with print production, managed orders and cashflow, and distributed yearbooks with a small budget and a tight deadline.
(spent 5 years at home raising my children)
12/95 - 12/00
Marketing Director, Pacific Agricultural Laboratory, Portland, OR
Helped to launch laboratory. Responsible for design and brokering of all print material and signage, market research, some sales, promotional mailings and website design/maintenance.
9/93 - 12/95
Media Publications Operator, Automated Data Processing (ADP), Clackamas, OR
Data entry, entering and proofing HTML code for online parts catalogs, regular back up of data onto mainframes.
Actively learning Macromedia/Adobe Flash 8, painting in oils and acrylics (http://www.juniesartcult.com/gal1.html), creative writing, reading, learning computer software, amateur astronomy.
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