Professional Qualifications

Web Design

  • Design and implement websites for healthcare agencies, non-profit organizations, corporate, small business, including responsive websites, and mobile applications
  • Manage websites for Dennis Merritt Jones, National Alliance for Mental Illness in Ventura County, OneSpirit Center for Conscious Living, the Simi Valley/Moorpark Democratic Club, and The Frisch Studio
  • Build new, and restructure existing, sites in SharePoint
  • Create, and convert existing, wireframes into design mockups for visual presentation
  • Translate design prototypes into HTML page templates
  • Expert understanding of a well balanced structural design of content, color theory and general design principles
  • Interface with Directors, Project Managers, Quality Assurance, engineers and clients to determine requirements, design specifications, testing and problem solving
  • Outstanding design skills and creativity with a focus on clean and refined aesthetics
  • Proficient in Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML and CSS with good knowledge of HTML5 and CSS3
  • Knowledge in JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, Bootstrap, Illustrator, InDesign, flowcharts

Web Administration

  • Optimize artwork and code on multiple platforms and browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
  • Design work for promotional ads, banners, CD covers and other print materials
  • eMail campaigns (Mailboto); design layouts, manage schedules, client lists and reports
  • Write copy for eMail campaigns and other promotional ads
  • Respond to user requests and resolve problems for Web Content Owners
  • Regression tester
  • Develop test scripts
  • Web content writer
  • Maintain cross-browser compatibility issues
  • CMS help desk technical and user support
  • CMS: Drupal, SiteMaker, WordPress, FMG Suite
  • PC/ MAC platforms, MS Office, SEO strategies, e-commerce experience
  • Familiar with Access Database, Visio

Web Instructor / Training Video Producer

  • Write scripts, produce, and publish training videos with Camtasia Studio
  • Conduct webinar training sessions for web builders

Creative Work

  • CD cover designs
  • Nature photography
  • Photographic enhancements
  • Slideshows
  • Miscellaneous graphic design work
  • Blog writer
  • Taught music classes to elementary school students
  • Conducted a Balinese orchestra and performed throughout the area
  • Tutored special education students in the mainstream classroom and assisted students with learning disabilities

Community Work

  • I am a strong advocate for the National Alliance for Mental Illness (NAMI) in Ventura County, California. My achievements include my position as California State Trainer, presenter, and teacher for the Family-to-Family and Provider Education Programs. I work at removing the “stigma” – hurtful representations of mental illness – by sharing my experiences and thoughts about mental health in my blog: www.SchizophreniaWithLove.com.
  • Other organizations I have been involved with are Habitat for Humanity in Ventura County giving presentations to local high schools and the county Divisional Key Club, and the Ventura County Cancer Support Community Holiday Homes docent.
  • Tutored special education students in the mainstream classroom and assisted students with learning disabilities

Education

  • Loyola Marymount University | Bachelors degree in Fine and Communication Arts with an emphasis on ethnic music and culture. Minor: Art History
  • Several technical course

Work Ethics

  • Positive attitude
  • Passionate about my work
  • Welcome new challenges that contribute to advancing my skills
  • Strive for excellence
  • Walk the extra mile to help others achieve success
  • Well-organized, detail oriented and multi-task within time and technical constraints