15437 Eagle Tavern Lane
Centreville, Virginia 22020
Has over 4 years of experience as a word processor/graphic
designer and has expertise in a wide range of word processing
and graphics software. Has worked closely with editors and technical
writers in producing a wide range of documents. Assisted in creating
standard procedures for a program management support group and
organizing account files and library. Previous experience includes
positions as a copyreader, testing department clerk, sales associate,
||Adobe Illustrator, Aldus
Freehand, MacDraw II, MacDraw Pro, MacLinkPlus, MacPaint, Microsoft
Excel, Microsoft Word, PageMaker, and PowerPoint|
||CorelDRAW, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Mail, Microsoft Office,
Microsoft Word, Paintbrush, PowerPoint, and WordPerfect|
||Microsoft Word and WordPerfect|
Electronic Data Systems (EDS), Incorporated
Provide support for proposals and other documents
for the GSG and MSD divisions of EDS. As a Technical Illustrator,
provide graphics and word processing support for the proposal
support group using Macintosh, IBM-compatible PC, and SUN workstation.
Use Photoshop, Freehand, MacLink Plus, Excel, Word, PageMaker,
Persuasion, Illustrator, and a Syquest removable external drive
on the Macintosh; CorelDraw, Excel, Word, WordPerfect, PageMaker,
and PowerPoint in Windows; and Interleaf on the SUN station.
Convert graphs for embedding; convert various files between multiple
formats as needed. Print and scan documents in color via Fiery.
Design and produce covers and spines for proposals. Work with
an outside printer to produce color copies, covers, spines, and
an interoffice directory. Design and produce black and white
and color posters and signs. Perform paste-up of data; mount
signs and posters for display. Produce presentations using a
variety of software. Assist with keying, formatting proposals,
and embedding graphics as needed. Produce complex electronic
forms using Word. On temporary assignment, scanned documents
pertaining to immigration and naturalization as part of a test/demonstration
of a new system. Arrange for and oversee temporary help to produce
graphics for proposals when necessary.
||September 1993 - Present|
|Manager: Saundra Cage,
||Supervisor: Angela Freeman: (703)
Keyed and made changes and additions to deliverables, reports, and
interoffice documents, using Microsoft Word and WordPerfect. Embedded
graphics, spreadsheets, and tables in deliverable documents.
Developed graphics for inclusion in documents and/or use in
presentations using MacDraw II, MacDraw Pro, PowerPoint, DrawPerfect,
and Harvard Graphics. Produced transparencies for overhead slide
presentations and interim progress reports using MacDraw Pro and
PowerPoint. Created Excel spreadsheets for inclusion in documents and
reports. Assisted in editing and proofreading documents and
developing program management support standard operating procedures.
Assisted in organization and upkeep of account files and library.
Trained other technical typists in use of Macintosh, and word
processing and graphics software. Electronically translated documents
between Macintosh and IBM-compatible environments. Assisted in
developing and presenting document submission guidelines to account
||September 1992 - September 1993|
Volt Temporary Services
Held positions involving word processing using Microsoft
Word for Windows, Excel for Windows, and Microsoft Word for DOS
at Dynatech, Atlantic Research Corporation, and EDS. Also performed
clerical and secretarial duties including answering phones, filing,
preparing international mailers, data entry, copying, and faxing.
Worked as a word processing operator using Microsoft Word DOS
for 5 months on EDS's Army Standard Information Management
||October 1991 - September 1992|
||July 1991 - September 1991|
Provided prompt assistance to customers in locating
products. Provided creative solutions to customersí needs
and made original suggestions to assist customers in achieving
desired results. Assisted in receiving inventory and maintaining
attractive product displays. Measured and cut fabrics for customers.
Volt Temporary Services
Transferred data between workstation screens and
reported pertinent information to line testers. Called up, printed
out, and delivered daily and weekly reports. Faxed reports and
memorandums to off-site locations. Filed reports and microfiches.
Searched for information on microfiche. Copied and filled out
forms as needed . Ordered and distributed office supplies. Answered
customer complaint and other phone calls, and transferred calls
to appropriate department. Called customers to determine status
of service, and called other companies to report status of repairs
and customer service.
|GTE Testing Department Clerk
||August 1990 - November 1990|
Assisted customers with finding and selecting products,
including locating products in stock room to fulfill customer
needs. Operated cash register and performed charge card and credit
card sales. Assisted security in prevention of shoplifting, and
maintained neatness and cleanliness of department. Also assisted
customers over the phone.
|Sales Associate; Menswear
||February 1990 - March 1990|
Called up and proofread newspaper copy. Edited copy
for grammar, punctuation, typing, logic, and style. Corrected
copy and routed it to the department editor. Wrote headlines
||September 1989 - January 1990|
St. Timothy's Church
Key, format, and produce a photo-ready copy of the
monthly church newsletter. Write headlines and perform light
editing as needed. Select, convert, and place clip art. Produce
an events calendar using Calendar Creator Plus for Windows.
||1995 - Present|
Tuesday Musical Juniors (Young Artists' Performance Group)
Conducted regular monthly meetings and assisted in
planning and organizing extra activities. Called for a reevaluation
and reratification of by-laws, membership requirements, and club
structure. Created a Public Relations Office, and lead nomination
and election of new officers. Provided orientation and assistance
for new officers.
Organized performance programs, including designing
and printing programs, announcing program errata at each meeting,
and arranging for refreshments. Scheduled and organized new member
auditions, and maintained club membership records. Promoted local
teacher and student involvement, and assisted in planning and
organizing outside activities. Trained new officer for program
Recorded and reported minutes of all meetings and
auditions. Presented collected minutes and assisted new officer
in adopting recording secretary duties at end of term.
|Recording Secretary||1984 - 1985
|University of California at Santa Barbara
||Art Studio major|
|Santa Barbara City College
Effective Business Writing