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SUMMARY
OF
SKILLSETS

  • Skilled in digital graphic illustration, design, and web animation. Unique and imaginative artistic perspective.
  • Experience in software development, notably with web technologies and application-level programming environments.

EXPERIENCE

Independent Contracting — Highlights

Vendaria Media, Seattle, WA     2006 – present
  • Created animated product demos/selectors, tutorials, banner ads/online advertising, kiosk displays, and illustrations for numerous retail/e-retail clients including LG Electronics, Costco, TomTom, Samsonite, Staples, Walmart, and Home Depot. The presentations are currently viewable on client websites and Vendaria's presentation website here. Technologies involved: Adobe Creative Design Suite through CS5.5 (Flash/ActionScript 3.0, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), Corel Painter.
  • Provided various web integration and webmaster services for client web pages, notably editing and updating HTML content and editing retail logos/banners. Technologies involved: HTML/XHTML/CSS, Fireworks, Photoshop.
  • Designed merchandising components for display on client websites (e.g., product selectors, vector illustrations, product branding content). Provided extensive photoediting services.Technologies involved: Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, ActionScript 2.0.
Matheson Media, Snohomish, WA     2006 – present
  • Designed logos, postcards, Flash animation, and illustrations for local businesses (e.g., City of Snohomish, Snohomish Valley Association, Twin Commanders Aircraft, First Heritage Bank, Shawn's Quality Produce, et.al.). Technologies involved: Photoshop CS5.5, Illustrator CS5.5, Flash CS5, Corel Painter 11.
  • Provided Flash animation/development for video demos in conjunction with launch of Orbit, phonebook social networking application launched by Orbit Media company. October, 2009. Technologies involved: Flash CS4, Illustrator CS4, Photoshop CS4, ActionScript 3.0
  • Edited Flash-based demos to assist cell phone customers in accessing AOL Instant Messaging services and developed internet-based cell-phone guides. May – July, 2007. Technologies involved: Flash, Illustrator, ActionScript 2.0.
  • Designed Flash-based promotional video for epals.com, an online community for promoting children literacy. Technologies involved: Flash CS3, Illustrator CS3, ActionScript 2.0

Freelance illustration and graphic design work     2005 – 2008

  • Designed and illustrated children's activity books Holoholo I Hawai'i – Hele on to the Islands of Aloha (pub. July 2006) and Holoholo I Kaua'i (pub. July 2007) by Mutual Publishing, based in Honolulu. The books are the first of a series covering all the major islands of Hawai'i. Books are available through various distributors, including amazon.com.
  • Illustrated picture book Kai The Honu Who Didn't Know He Was Brave, published by Mutual Publishing, October 2005.

Other Experience

Software Developer, Intermec Technologies Corp, Everett, WA     1990 – 2000
  • Created software applications for various auto ID products designed by company (bar code readers, scanners, printers) Technologies involved: C, C++, Java.
Software Developer, GoAhead Software, Bellevue, WA     2000 – 2001
  • As part of embedded software development team, created web-based software to monitor router hardware performance and internet traffic. Technologies involved: C, Adobe graphic applications.

EDUCATION

Master of Science in Computer Science, Washington State University, Pullman, WA Bachelor of Science in Mathematics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Graduated Cum Laude.
Continuing Education, Bellevue Community College, Bellevue, WA
  • Completed Certificate program in Internet Application Development. Relevant courses: Client side/server side programming, database development, professional web design and digital graphic design.
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