Curriculum Vitae

Formal Education

Master of Arts in Communications (expected Spring 2008)

Degree expected in Spring 2008 from Suffolk University, Boston
Started in September 2005
A sample of studies include interpersonal communications, non-profit marketing, new media/new markets, and organizational communications

Bachelor of Fine Arts, 1991

Major in Photography
Portland School of Art, Portland, Maine

Informal Education

Plone: Basics, Organization and Design, September 2006, WHOI
Flash, Rich Content Creation: May, 2005, FMC, Boston, MA,
Web Design World Conference: Seattle, WA, June 2003
PowerPoint: May, 2002, WHOI
Web Design World Conference: November, 2000, Monterey Bay, CA
HTML: June, 1999, Continuing Education, Sandwich, MA
Dreamweaver: May, 1999, Baltimore, MD
Photoshop: May 1990, Internet Class

Professional Skills

Experienced user of the following information and communications technology:
Hypertext Markup Language (html), Cascading Style Sheets (CSS),
Extensible Markup Language (XML), ECMAScript (Javascript)
Applications: Dreamweaver, Photoshop, ImageReady, InDesign, Flash, Illustrator, Acrobat, Microsoft Office
Content Management Systems: Plone, Joomla!, Drupal, WHOI CMS

Professional Experience

Graphic/Web Designer
July 1998-present
Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI), Woods Hole, MA

Project Management
CSI 05.2007
InterRidge 05.2007
Polar Discovery 01.2007
Dive and Discover 02.2005
Oceanus Magazine 01.2004

Web Design and Production
Ocean Iron Fertilization 06.2007
Harmful Algae Page 05.2007
WHOI Site Builder Lite 02.2005
Director of Research 11.2006
Grants and Contracts 08.2006
OceanSITES 03.2006
Graphic Services 11.2005
Coastal Web Group 10.2005
WHOI 75th Anniversary 01.2005 12.2004
WHOI Buoy 07.2004
• Original Institute sites off line 04.2003
Dive and Discover,start 2001-2005 Expedition Preparation and Updates, Expedition 5-11
• JPAC/HiLATS off line 05.2002
JGOFS 04.2000
CICOR 11.1999

For a list of projects with detailed descriptions of responsibilities and technical abilities, please see the accompanying professional statement or CD.

WHOI Training

Photoshop Tips and Techniques at WHOI

Instructed four classes in the Group Training Facility to the scientific, technical, and adminstrative staff to provide a much needed service to the community to facilitate both print and web production.

Awards and Recognition

2006 CASE Silver Medal Award, Oceanus Magazine online
2005 World Wide Web Award, Silver Medal, Oceanus Magazine

Professional Activities

Women’s Committee Chair, 2001-2003
Pilot Mentor Program, Web Mentor for six months in 2003

Past Professional Experience

Senior Graphic Designer
August 1992-July 1998
Cape Cod Printing, Falmouth, Massachusetts

Responsible for several newsletters, as well as full color magazine ads, ad campaigns, logo design, posters, business cards, book design, personal and business stationery, pamphlets, school and athletic booklets and much more. Was instrumental in developing a system to help track the accounts that went through the design department and distributed jobs among the artists.

Owner, The MainFrame Studio
Warren, New Hampshire

Opened a portrait and design studio in November 1991. Clients included a major ski area and local businesses needing graphic design expertise. Photographed several weddings, individuals, and family portraits.

Graphic Designer
Bellgraphics, Inc.
Warren, New Hampshire

Began designing ads for Nynex Yellow Pages at Bellgraphics, Inc. in 1985, working my way up from finish artist to head artist within 2 years. Responsible for work production and quality control, as well as
training new artists.