Resume

OBJECTIVE

            Help local small businesses enhance their presence on the web. Provide the following: initial web site design and creation, modifications of existing site, search engine optimization, digital images and image optimization, ongoing maintenance. 

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

  • Enthusiastic approach to new projects.
  • Focuses on the end result while paying attention to details
  • Motivated problem-solver who enthusiastically generates workable solutions and resolves issues.
  • Highly adaptable, resilient worker committed to follow through.
  • Dedicated to creating the best possible outcome for all involved.

FORMAL TRAINING

  • Associate in Technical Arts Multimedia and Interactive Technology – Web Designer, Skagit Valley College, Mount Vernon, WA
  • Certificates in Adobe, Digital Photography, Graphic Arts, Multimedia and Interactive Technology

DESIGN PROJECT HISTORY           

06/99- Current Susanemone Photography – Owner

  • Create photographic images for a variety of applications.
  • Market images through website, blogs, and direct communication.
  • Support non-profit groups through volunteer work with photography

04/12-Current A Celebration Of Wonder

  • Create a WordPress blog to showcase some of my photography
  • Customize a WordPress theme to create a unique site

06/12-Current Woodstock Farm Conservancy

  • Create a WordPress site for a non-profit
  • Customize a WordPress theme to create a unique presence

03/13-Current Whatcom Land Trust

  • Create a website for a non-profit land trust organzation
  • Customize a WordPress theme to create a unique site
  • Provide ongoing updates and maintenance

03/13 Moondance Kayak

  • Update existing site using HTML and CSS

01/12-08/12 Hindman Construction

  • Create a website using Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Shoot photos throughout their projects
  • Edit and optimize my photos for the site
  • Create a slideshow for the site

02/1211/12  Drue Robinson

  • Create a website to showcase her work and act as a portfolio for obtaining a teaching position at a university
  • Use BBEdit to create the site from scratch using HTML and CSS
  • Shoot photos of her theatre productions
  • Edit and optimize the photos for the site
  • Create a slideshow for the site

OTHER EMPLOYMENT AND VOLUNTEER WORK

03/13- Current Adventures NW Magazine

  • Ad sales for Northwest Washington based magazine
  • Help clients get the exposure they need to promote their business or service.

05/12- Current Recreation Without Borders Tour Guide

  • Drive 12 passenger van to lead clients on tours throughout the Northwest
  • Create a comfortable, engaging experience for a diverse client set.

11/01- 05/11 Stevens Pass Ski and Snowboard School Administrative Manager

  • In charge of daily operations and long range planning.
  • Participated in weekly management meetings that guided the company.

8/10-Current Sea-Tac Airport Wildlife Management

  • Monitor and record all birds observed during weekly visits.
  • Trap, band, and process raptors then relocate to Skagit County.

02/88-9/00 The Great Adventure, Inc.

  • Co-owner of outdoor retail store in downtown Bellingham 

VOLUNTEER WORK

05/87-CurrentChair of the cross-country ski leg of the Ski to Sea Race

  • Participate in year-round meetings, which guide the direction of the race.
  • Organize all on-mountain activities related to the cross-country leg.

             05/11-CurrentWhatcom Land Trust

  • Volunteer on a variety of projects

             09/96-Current Bellingham Children’s Theatre

  • Photograph performances and create images for promotion.
  • Train staff on digital photo management and editing

  3/99- Current – Falcon Research Group

  • Currently conducting a study of Avian Keratin Disorder in Buteos in Washington State.
  • Assist with winter raptor classes and field trips.
  • Keep detailed records of data collected.
  • Survey geographic areas and record sightings for migration study.

            7/07-7/10 Excellence Northwest

  • Member of support team for 4-day residential course.

            08/01-10/07 – Day Leader of Blind at Entiat Ridge Hawk Banding Station

  • Supervised the daily operations of the station
  • Collated all data, analyzed data, created reports and graphs.