Summary

I am a self-motivated entrepreneur with a degree in education, a passion for technology, and a love of story.

Work History

Work History
Jul 2015 - Present

Freelance Author

Becky Patton Logan
  • Interview client to clarify job requirements
  • Create a proposal clearly outlining client's needs and my services
  • Research topic
  • Prepare a draft, which is submitted for critique
  • Revise draft, submit for critique
  • Final copy-Publish as directed by client¬†
Jan 2001 - Apr 2012

Digital Media Specialist / Owner

Remember When Digital Services
  • Scanned personal photos
  • slides and negatives to be archived digitally
  • Created dynamic slideshows with digital images, video, and music
  • Created photo books, canvases and other projects with digital images
  • Told stories with written text, photos, and music
Jul 1994 - May 1997

Applications Support Analyst

King and Spalding
  • Providedsecond-level end user support to attorneys and staff.-
  • Provided classroom training-
  • Wrote end- user manuals-
  • Published a monthly Tips and Tricks newsletter

Software supported included:

  • Windows
  • WordPerfect
  • Access
  • GroupWise
  • and other software specific to the legal profession
Mar 1993 - Jul 1994

Software Trainer - Independent Contractor

Software Counseling Services

Led live classroom training in a wide variety of software programs including:

  • Windows
  • Microsoft Office
  • WordPerfect
  • PhotoShop
  • Illustrator
  • Lotus Notes

Education

Education
1990 - 1992

Bachelor's of Science in Secondary Education, Social Studies

University of Maryland, College Park
1983 - 1988

Bachelor's of General Studies

University of Maryland College Park

Majors in Psychology and Counseling

Minor in Gerontology 

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2014 - Present

Lightroom 5: 02 Optimizing Your Photos

Lynda.com
Feb 2014 - Present

Building an Integrated Online Marketing Plan

Lynda.com
Nov 2014 - Present

Writing Marketing Copy

Lynda.com
Nov 2014 - Present

Brand Building Basics

Lynda.com
Nov 2014 - Present

Photoshop Elements 13 Essential Training

Lynda.com
Nov 2014 - Present

Storytelling for Designers

Lynda.com
Sep 2014 - Present

Creating an Effective Content Strategy for Your Website

Lynda.com
Sep 2014 - Present

WordPress Plugins: SEO

Lynda.com
Nov 2013 - Present

Up and Running with Creative Cloud

Lynda.com
2010 - Present

Search Engine Optimization

Lynda.com

Skills

Skills

Internet Research

Use all available resources to find correct information on the Internet

Adobe Software

including Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere, InDesign, Acrobat

Online Advertising

Google Adwords certified, created Facebook advertisements

Productivity Software

Most popular word processors, spreadsheet, and presentation software and applications

SEO Research

Can do basic keyword research

WordPress

Can create and maintain a WordPress self-hosted website