Veronica M. Belshaw

Veronica M. Belshaw

Work History

Work History
Oct 2014 - Present

Webmaster/Technical Sales

Netcom Enterprises

Webmaster in charge of administering multiple client web sites, site maintenance, rebuilds and new builds.

Jun 2013 - Present

Web Content Specialist

Chaminade University of Honolulu

Responsible for developing, maintaining, and expanding web content for Chaminade University’s Enrollment Management Department.  Responsible for implementing website initiatives by creating and editing written and visual web content on website, social media sites, and weekly email campaigns. Collaborate on initiatives in social networking, video sharing, web communities, online event promotion and other technologies.  Collaborate with the Webmaster to advise/implement good information architecture, design practices and consistent messaging for the public website; and to set tracking parameters and goals for marketing communications reports.  Recent projects include a content and hand-coded redesign of The Office of Professional and Continuing Education (PACE) Programs websites.

Feb 2013 - Jun 2013

Contract Web Project Leader

Super Geeks

Directed the planning of design, production, and management of online web sites as part of Super Geeks. Operated project teams, including programmer, database manager, and other internal staff in order to meet client web site objectives.  Initiated cross-training to clients and monitored effectiveness of web sites and processes in order to maintain efficiency.

Feb 2008 - Nov 2012

Facilities/Office Manager

Kona Outdoor Circle Foundation

Sole employee managed 54 volunteers in a recycling program that generated $22,000 per month and continues to grow.  Co-developed a membership management system.  The membership management system allowed the organization to better monitor expiring client memberships, and inform the clients of membership renewals along with revenue information.  Maintenance of office library, including cataloging, distribution, and record keeping.  Member management, including email reminders, member roster, and records of financial dues.  Assist with planning and execution of all society events.

Jul 2008 - Present

Web Design and Development

Freelance Junior Web Design

Meet with clients, determine client needs and build web sites based on those needs.  Upsell customers to packages that will help grow their businesses.  Configured a client billing system that automates web hosting subscriber billing.  Develop new clients through referrals and other marketing tactics.  Wrote compelling ad copy generating $104,000 in additional sales for client selling jewelry online.  Developed and donated free web sites to 501(c)3 non-profits in my local community.

Sep 2005 - Sep 2007

Owner/Operator

Customize It!

Gathered client photos and uploaded the images onto a local server using cutting edge image transfer technology.  Developed various ideas and new creative templates in Adobe Photoshop to help clients create custom shirts and full the client needs and expectations.  Developed sales programs for up-selling products into packages to ensure staff sales success at the store.  Installed CCTV at store with remote video monitoring using Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP).  Installed and maintained a Point of Sale (POS) System using QuickBooks and Zebra thermal printers.  Repaired Epson Direct-to-Garment (DTG) printers as distributor of DTG shirt printing systems in Hawaii.

Feb 2001 - Jul 2004

Owner

Waha Vending Systems

Owner/Operator of Coca-Cola and Pepsico distribution route.  Developed thirty-four (34) accounts to include sixty (60) machine locations within the geographical area of Silicon Valley.  Managed and dispatched one full-time worker in addition to myself to repair, replenish and merchandise machines.  I expanded the route to include several Fortune 500 accounts. I operated this limited liability company during the day, and attended full-time studies with De Anza College at night.  I eventually sold the business to a well-qualified buyer and relocated to Hawaii several months later. 

Education

Education
Feb 2011 - Aug 2013

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Colorado Technical University

Relevant courses:  Unix, Network Management, Operating Systems, Programming, Java, Database Systems, Project Management, SQL, Client-side scripting, Web User Interface Design and Web Design, Systems Integration, e-Business, e-Commerce, Server-side scripting, Adobe Creative Suite 5.5 and version 6.

Feb 2001 - Jun 2004

Associate of Arts

De Anza College

Relevant courses:  Principles of Business, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Technical Writing and Speaking, Public Speaking, Introduction to Law, Accounting I, II & III. 

Skills

Skills

Web Design/Development

Adobe Creative Suite 6, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and InDesign Google Analytics, SEO, Content Management Systems: Joomla, Drupal, Wordpress, HTML5, CSS3, PHP, MySQL, SQL, XML, JavaScript. I am a proficient front-end coder.

SEO, Social Networking and Media

Social Networking Knowledge of guru tactics to enhance brand visibility Use of Social Networking to gain referrals to services and products Group and page management developing common interest groups via Social Networking

Sales/Business Development Proficiency

Number two for three months running sales associate with highest sales volume in Australasia (NZ and Australia) for Hallensteins menswear company Worked in sales-related fields and front line sales and retail for over ten years Hold highest daily record in retail sales for Full Circle Thrift Shop ($1803 in one shift, selling recycled and used goods!)

Information and Web Technologies - Hardware and Operating Systems,

Repair and build PC Servers and workstations * Network install, maintenance and troubleshooting * PC and Laptop build, repair, restore and troubleshooting * Use of TCP/IP protocols, tools and infrastructure *

Desktop Software Skills

Microsoft Access, Microsoft Office Suite and Outlook

Certifications

Certifications
Aug 2014 - Aug 2017

CIW JavaScript Specialist

CIW
CIW Identification: 671002
Feb 2000 - Present

Microsoft Certified Professional

Microsoft
Feb 2005 - Present

Graduate Diamonds & Accredited Jewelry Professional

Gemological Institute of America
Apr 2013 - Mar 2015

Bartending School

Hawaii Professional School of Bartending

Interest

Harley Davidson motorcycles, web-based technologies, sustainable living, travel, and vegetable container gardening.