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Summary

Resourceful and quick-learning front-end web developer. First-hand experience working behind-the-scenes in museums and libraries, and skilled in written and oral communications.

Work experience

Dec 2008Present

Senior Technical Associate, Global Learning Portal

• design and develop web elements for multilingual enterprise portals on Liferay platform• collaborate with team, stakeholders, and vendors to collect and fulfill change requests

Aug 2008Dec 2008

Gallery Assistant

Smith Farm Center

• monitor gallery and answer visitor questions • assist Gallery Director

Jan 2005May 2008

Technology Consultant

• troubleshot PC and Apple computers remotely and on-site from the IT Helpdesk • staffed Mac OS X ArtLab, Debian Linux MathLAN lab, and Audio-Visual Center • mentored newly hired staff

Jan 2007May 2008

Gallery Assistant

Grinnell Community Art Gallery

• curated and designed the Grinnell College Student Art Exhibition • assisted with installation of exhibitions • monitored gallery and assisted with opening receptions

Jan 2007May 2008

Co-Chair of the Art Department Student Educational Policy Committee

• organized the annual Student Art Salon held in Faulconer Gallery • recruited, corresponded with, and assisted the guest juror of the Salon • advocated for student needs and acted as a liaison between the faculty and the student body

Jun 2007Aug 2007

Clara Database Researcher

National Museum of Women in the Arts

• researched permanent collection botanical artists in collaboration with registrar • entered and updated information on Clara: Database of Women Artists • maintained vertical files of the Archives on Women Artists

Jun 2006Aug 2007

Fish Illustration Collection Assistant

Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History

• rehoused Fish Illustration Collection materials in archival folders • collaborated with supervisor to accommodate anomalous materials

Recent sculptural/print project

Print Work and Writing Samples

Education

Aug 2004May 2008

Bachelor of Arts

• GPA: 3.7/4.0; Dean’s List, Fall 2005, Spring 2007 • coursework in printmaking, painting, papermaking • solo art show titled "Tangential Sensibilities"

Aug 2006Dec 2006

Off-Campus Research Fellowship

ACM Newberry Seminar in the Humanities

• researched a set of four 17th-century continental maps by Claes Visscher

• wrote advanced thesis interpreting the iconography of Visscher's vignettes, and tracing their source to the Civitates orbis terrarum

Skills

American Sign Language
Spanish
Windows XP/Vista, Mac OS X, and MS Office 2003/2007
Adobe CS3: especially Illustrator
Writing and Editing
Web Coding (HTML and CSS)

Website Design