Brandon Fields

Work History

Work History
Mar 2007 - Present

Multimedia Design Coordinator

Frontier Nursing University
  • Created and maintained various websites with Adobe Dreamweaver CS3/CS4 using standard HTML and CSS to facilitate distance learning courses.
  • Created various imagery and marketing material for recruitment of students through print and web publications with Adobe Photoshop CS3/CS4, Adobe Illustrator CS3/CS4, Adobe InDesign CS3/CS4, and Adobe Acrobat Professional 8/9.
  • Redesigned visual style of homepage to more modern CSS/Web 2.0 visual style.
  • Served on the Marketing Committee to help influence the marketing and recruitment of students through effective and modern design design.
  • Implemented and maintained the ANGEL Learning Management System for courses. Created themes and edited HTML to augment the program.
  • Assisted in the maintainence of a Microsoft Exchange Server. Created and maintained accounts in an Active Directory implementation. 
  • Created and moderated user accounts in a vBulletin forum system.
  • Managed groups of students as they take a course to introduce them to the school and it's technology. Graded students on their performance in the introductory course.
  • Answered phone calls requiring technical support on various topics ranging from general computer use to more advanced issues such as setting up wireless internet access for students on campus.
  • Helped manage a PC Network environment consisting of 25+ computers, several printers, several servers.
  • Took photographs, using Nikon D40x Digital SLR camera, of various student activities that happened on campus and archived the photos for general use.
Jan 2006 - Mar 2007

Graphic Designer / Composing Supervisor

The Hazard Herald
  • Created artwork for advertisements published in The Hazard Herald newspaper using Adobe Photoshop CS & CS2 and Illustrator CS2. Compiled articles and information to be published in The Hazard Herald newspaper using Quark XPress 6.1, 6.5, & 7.1. Transferred the newspaper to our printer using Quark XPress v6.5 & 7.1, Adobe Acrobat Professional 7.0.8, and Fetch on Apple iMac running OS X (10.4.8).
  • Worked with clients to create, edit, & revise advertisements for publishing in the Hazard Herald. Provided customer service and public relations to clients and callers who contact the Hazard Herald.
  • Handled the organization of content to be published, as well as the content that has been published in previous issues. Created back-ups of past issues and artwork for archival purposes.
  • Maintained a mixed network of PC and MAC hardware. Worked with a MAC OS 9 storage server for advertising and work flow storage. Serviced a DSL connection that provides internet access to both MACs and PCs. Networked a Xerox Document Center copier with the PC/MAC network for network print access.
Feb 2005 - Nov 2005

Senior Game Advisor
  • Supervised 10-15 employees (Game Advisors). Managed daily store operations including checking in and filing daily distributions, cash management, inventory control, employee paperwork and metric assessments, retail sales, and general customer service.
Sep 2003 - May 2004

Graphic Designer / Composer / Information Technology Director / Webmaster

Mountain Sports Leader
  • Gathered articles and information to publish in the Mountain Sports Leader weekly newspaper. Created computer graphics and advertisements in each issue. Gathered information and photographs for the Sports Preview magazines that are published each season. Compiled the information into the various publications using Quark XPress and Adobe Acrobat Professional for page layout and Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator for the imaging and graphics work.
  • Had to maintain the computer workstations, computer network, and internet connection throughout the office. Kept the computer systems up-to-date with newest available updates and patches from software vendors. Advised administration about new purchases needed for Information Technology. Fixed problems with the hardware when there where issues and updated systems with hardware when needed.
  • Created and maintained the company website using Adobe Photoshop and Macromedia Fireworks for imaging and Microsoft FrontPage and Macromedia Dreamweaver for publishing.
May 2000 - Sep 2003

Phone Support Technician - Level 1 and Level 2 Support Technician

Sykes Enterprises, Inc.
  • Answered incoming calls that require technical support for internet connections for SBC Communications and Microsoft’s MSN service on accounts including DSL, Satellite, and Dialup. Also assisted Level 1 agents with issues regarding customer calls in my position as a Level 2 agent.
  • Assisted Team Managers with different duties ranging from gathering training material, create office documents for distribution to floor agents, and provide assistance to new agents during their transition period from the date they where hired.
  • Taught various training courses over the material presented by the client to agents. Taught refresher courses for experienced agents on new material.


1999 - 2001

Bachelor of Science

• Major: Art with emphasis in Computer Imaging, Graphic Design, & Commercial Art         - First recipient of the Bender-Lipps Art Scholarship • Minor: Communication Arts with emphasis in Mass Media         - Who's Who Among American Colleges and Universities



Webdesign Skills

Versed in the use of Cascading Style Sheets to theme a website Advanced knowledge of HTML using Adobe Dreamweaver up to version CS5.5

MAC OS v6 - 10.7.2

Adobe/Macromedia Dreamweaver - up to CS5.5

Microsoft Office 93 - 2007

Including Microsoft Office for Mac 2004 - 2011.

Windows v3.1 - 7

Adobe PageMaker v4.5 - 6.5

Quark XPress v4 - 7.3

Adobe Acrobat Pro v4 - X (10)

Adobe InDesgin CS - CS5.5

Adobe Illustrator v5.5 - CS5.5

Adobe Photoshop v2.0 - CS5.5


2003 - 2008

Member of the NAPP

National Association of Photoshop Professionals