detail-minded professional with over 10 years experience in a corporate software
development environment providing Internet/Intranet web-site design, development
and maintenance; print and graphic design, creation and production; training;
and technical communication. Additionally, owner of LOmara Designs, Inc., since 2001. Able to effectively blend communication skills
with technical expertise.
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design and publish corporate Internet and Intranet sites using HTML
- Manage ongoing
maintenance of web site content from a wide variety of corporate content
providers. Troubleshoot technical HTML issues and maintenance
- Work with IT staff
and technology vendors to assure smooth integration of web front-end
elements with back-end systems including Cold Fusion, SQL server, etc.
- Design and construct
web site graphic elements, including web graphics and animated banners.
- Design, develop
and write HTML coding for help files for Internet-based purchasing card
software running throughout North America at a variety of Fortune 500
and Graphic Design, Creation and Production - Print
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design, develop, edit, and publish all corporate marketing collateral
including company brochures, product literature, flyers, proposals,
white papers, etc.
- Create, design
and develop corporate stationery, business cards, product packaging,
newsletters, conference, trade-show and training presentations, etc.
- Create, design
and layout artwork for production CDs, labels, and jewel cases for desktop
- Manage all aspects
of magazine page layout, graphics and advertising.
- Set and maintain
company-wide standards for corporate communication, forms, sales and
training presentations, etc.
- Excellent understanding
of pre-press technology and processes involved in production of printed
documentation including paste-up, layout, and design for multicolor
- Plan and develop
course curriculum on commercial and company-developed PC-based and mainframe
- Skilled in platform
and desk-side training sessions in basic computer technology, Windows,
DOS, and specialized mainframe and PC-based software.
- Introduce, install,
and implement new software programs and train local and remote offices
in use of systems. Act as liaison between users and technical personnel
in continuing development of programs.
- Generate training
documentation including graphic presentations, instructor guides, training
manuals, user aids, participant handouts, and class descriptions.
- Design, write
and edit software user manuals, functional requirements, implementation
plans, and operations manuals for Internet, PC-based and mainframe software
- Develop documentation
plans for internal and external documentation.
- Develop and utilize
standards for user documentation with the goal of making complex technical
information and instructions easily understandable to a non-technical
Adobe Creative Suite including Acrobat, Illustrator, InDesign, PhotoShop, DreamWeaver, Fireworks, and Flash. Homesite, Corel Draw,
and telecommunications packages as well as specialized mainframe and PC-based
records management accounting and finance software systems.
Certified Webmaster, National Association of Communication Software
Webmaster Training, Regis University, 10/98
- Central Business
College, Denver, Colorado
- Various professional
development courses including design, human relations, communication,
time management, general management skills, and personal development.
- HTML Writers Guild
- National Association
of Communication Software Engineers (NACSE)