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Work experience

May 2002Present

Associate Planner & Project Assistant

DNR - Division of Forestry
  • Lead a multi-program team within DNR to accomplish migration plan for several bureaus’ web pages, including planning for consistency in content and reduction of duplicate information.
  • Organized successful redesign of page hierarchy and page content for State Forests’ webpage migration.
  • Participated in organizing the development of a new searchable public lands database application for the web.
  • Coordinated exploration into the development of a recreation focused mobile app. for trails on the Northern Highlands American Legion State Forest.

Skills

MySQL & MyPHPadmin
Adobe Flash - ActionScript 3.0
Adobe Dreamweaver
Social Networking
Extremely comfortable accessing and navigating many different social network sites such as Facebook, Twitter and MySpace.   Also familiar with blogging sites like blogster, typepad, and the online version of WordPress.
PC Troubleshooting
Ability to find and manage hardware and software issues.
Adobe Photoshop
Image manipulation and original design experience.
Microsoft Office Suite
Word, Access, Outlook, Power Point, Publisher, Picture Manager.

Web Page & Graphic Design

Design Portfolio

The Sitting Dog, LLC

Education

Certificate

International Association for Public Participation
20092011

Certificate

The Art Institute Online Division
  • User interface
  • Interactive design
  • Information architecture
  • Wire frame design
  • Flowcharts
  • Storyboarding
  • XHTML & HTML
  • CSS
  • ASP
  • PHP
  • ActionScript 3.0
  • MySQL
  • MyPHPadmin
  • jQuery & jQuery UI
Sep 1998May 2002

Bachelors of Science

Summary

Education in and experience with website design principles such as user interface and interactive design; information architecture and mapping tools including wire frame design, flowcharts, and storyboarding. Web design education and experience with HTML, XHTML, DHTML, CSS and in Adobe CS4 Dreamweaver; image manipulating and sizing with Photoshop and Fireworks.Programming experience creating dynamic web pages using  ASP, JavaScript, PHP, and ActionScript 3 for  Adobe Flash; database design and management including MySQL and MyPHPadmin; Nine year work experience with successful record of accomplishments and on‐the‐job training; proven ability to manage multiple projects to meet established deadlines; and excels in a collaborative team environment yet able to effectively work independently. 

Interest

I have fostered pit bull-type dogs twice. I currently volunteer with Lost Dogs of Wisconsin helping to locate lost dogs within the state.

I am the owner The Sitting Dog, LLC, a pet care services business where I provide care for pets when their owners are out of town.

I love to garden at home and wish we had a 7 month growing season rather than 3.