Localization Desktop Publishing Specialist - 8/01 to present
Multilingual Desktop Publishing and Format Proof/Document QA Specialist, transcription and book design. Clients include localization and
Metropolitan State College
of Denver - 1/03 to 5/06
Part-time professor in the Journalism and Technical Communication
departments instructing QuarkXPress, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop
and InDesign, as well as layout and design of all types of
- 9/00 - 8/01
Document localization specialist. Familiar with all intricacies
of working with translation software (such as TRADOS), language
formatting issues and DTP software. Heavy use of Adobe products,
(including FrameMaker), QuarkXPress, CorelDraw, Word and various
HTML editors and multimedia programs. Held training sessions
for QuarkXPress for basic and intermediate skills.
Art Institute of Colorado
- 9/00 to 6/01
Part-time instructor in Graphic Design Dept. Classes include
Computer Applications (introduction to software and computers
for new students), Design Fundamentals, and Electronic Design
(layout and design primarily using QuarkXPress).
Quark Inc -
11/97 - 9/00
Technical support for QuarkXPress for Macintosh and Windows.
Heavy use of troubleshooting for both platforms in all related
hardware and software issues. Trained (as mentor) other technicians,
performed QA and software testing, and wrote training documents.
Additional projects in XML, Fundamentals of Software Testing,
Shoring Services - 1/96 to 11/97
Media Specialist/Macintosh technical support. One person in-house
production and copywriting of print advertising, multimedia
video, marketing media, training brochures, newsletters, and
other media for nationwide construction equipment rental company.
Macintosh technical support for all offices across country.
Archived collateral to CD-ROM, recommended and purchased computers
and related equipment, bought and scheduled advertising space,
coordinated design and printing of all office media and collateral.
Maintained accounting database. Use of
all software listed below.
Hoflin Publishing, Inc.
- 11/94 to 12/95
Specialty magazine layout artist. Duties included design and
layout for several publications, primarily using QuarkXPress
on Macintosh. Also editing, proofing and copywriting, electronic
prepress , database management, trade show booths (included
travel) and marketing duties.
MacTemps (now Aquent)
- 9/93 to 11/94, 5/02 to present
Worked with various companies in publications, desktop publishing,
editing, proofing and copywriting.
Rocky Mountain Health Care Corporation (also was Blue Cross
& Blue Shield of Colorado) - 5/91 to 9/93
Completed internship in marketing and public relations for
the health care corporation. Design and copywriting marketing
and promotional documents using QuarkXPress and WordPerfect.
Published informative health-related articles for newspapers
in three states. Design, layout and copywriting for customer
newsletters, annual reports, brochures and additional marketing
University of Colorado - 8/88 to 12/92
Program Council: Co-directed and assisted Trivia Bowl 1989
to 1991. Organized, promoted and facilitated the week-long
event. Design, layout and copywriting for 4-color magazine
and promotional materials. Also design, layout and copywriting
promotional documents for additional events throughout the
school year. Campus Press, Entertainment writer, layout. Fall
1991 - Spring 1992.
Boulder Daily Camera - Fall 1992
Intern copyeditor, proofreader