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Michael Schiro is experienced as a communications and new media web designer with multiple skills that include:

  • Design and implementing internal and external web pages and applications.
  • Understanding of current internet standards including Social Networking procedures, web browser specification and traditional web and RIA development .
  • Knowledge of HTML/XHTML, XML, JavaScript, ColdFusion and CSS.
  • Creating complex code for production systems; troubleshooting and correcting problems.

Work experience

Oct 2009Present

Web Developer

Quotient, Inc.
  • Convert print publications into HTML format including text, graphs and tables with Adobe Dreamweaver and edit / format images with Photoshop
  • Regularly manage and improve quality of website content for multiple websites
  • Update multiple website home pages with current news bulletins and publications
  • Research and distribute industry-relevant news articles for Dept. of Transportation’s intranet daily
  • Provide assistance relating to overall strategy of page layout designs and format
Sep 2008Dec 2008

Survey Processing Support Staff

  • Data coding to assign numerical values to all items on a survey in preparation for data entry and future qualitative and statistical analysis
Apr 2008Oct 2008

Intern – Communications & Website / New Media

Association of Zoos and Aquariums
  • Created and updated web pages with Adobe DreamWeaver, edited/ formatted images with Photoshop, and posted documents and files with FileZilla
  • Managed website content for four departments
  • Edited video clips for public viewing on video-sharing websites (i.e., YouTube, Google Video)
  • Improved Commercial Members database by organizing data into new categories and thus increased usability
  • Communicated with accredited members and PR firms for surveys and media projects
  • Researched and distributed daily industry-relevant news links to 6,000+ members

Radio DJ / Media Producer

99.7 FM WVYC
  • Produced a two-hour radio show weekly
  • Performed as radio host / disc jockey
  • Created copyright to accompany show and private radio regulations
  • Produced an education hour for the station to meet private radio policy



Bachelor of Arts

Coursework included:

  • Mass Communication, Media Law and Ethics; Media Management; Print Media Writing; Public Relations Writing; Broadcast Media Writing; News Writing and Production; Audio Production; and Video Production.


FM/AM-radio broadcasting equipment
Social Networking
Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, LinkedIn (Michael Schiro)
Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, InDesign)
New Media
Adobe Acrobat Professional, Avid-Pro Editing, EZ-NEWS, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
Internet Coding
HTML / XHTML, XML,  CSS and some PHP.


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