University of Washington
BFA, Visual Communications, 1994-1998
Linda Werner and Associates, 2018 (two-month contract)
Published content on Facebook internal website using custom XML-based CMS system. Used Salesforce and other ticketing/tracking systems to triage and track web production work. Performed quality assurance on all web pages to insure content and design integrity. Used Microsoft Office applications for various tasks.
Allovus Inc, 2017 (two-month contract)
Produced artwork for internal and external Windows Design audiences. Produced graphics for Dev Center and IT Pro Microsoft.com websites, graphics for internal and external style guide sites such as the Fluent Design System. Prepared Windows Theme images for the Microsoft store. Used Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Camtasia to produce artwork. Used Visual Studio Online to track and report on all production tasks. Used Microsoft Office applications for various tasks.
Web Producer and Quality Assurance Specialist
Redmond Technology Partners, 2012-2017
Published content on Microsoft Advertising websites using custom and commercial CMS systems. Provide software testing services for Microsoft Advertising websites and tools. Worked with Visual Studio, SQL Management Studio, all browsers and various test tools to test web apps. Provide support and training for web producers and publishers. Used Microsoft Office applications for various tasks.
Redmond Technology Partners, 2011-2012
Publish content on internal and external Microsoft websites for advertisers; develop, implement and maintain InfoPath/SharePoint tracking system; work with developers to test and support proprietary publishing tools. Used Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Camtasia to produce web graphics. Used Visual Studio Online and Sharepoint to track and report on all production and QA tasks. Used Microsoft Office applications for various tasks.
Allovus, Inc, 2010-2011
Facilitated Sharepoint site migration for Microsoft.com sub-property; worked with page layout templates, created pages, migrated content. Used Microsoft Office applications for various tasks.
Product Designer / Production Artist
Microsoft Corp, 1998-2010
Designed user experience and visual aspects of the Microsoft Encarta, Money, MSN Maps and Skype (Lync) product lines. Worked with planning, development and testing teams to implement designs. Created and published visual specifications and assets. Worked with developers to implement and debug product user interfaces. Helped manage delivery of visual assets from external vendors. Used Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign to produce artwork. Used Visual Studio Online to track and report on all production tasks. Used Microsoft Office applications for various tasks.
Apple Computer, Inc, 1988-1993
Designed components of the award-winning Apple Service Training course curriculum. Managed designers, illustrators, video-producers and subject-matter-experts to develop and deliver self-paced and leader-led training.