Skills

HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, XML, PHP (all hand-coding). Adobe Creative Suite and Dreamweaver. Content Management Systems (CMS), including WordPress, Drupal, and Sitecore. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and analytics. Salesforce, Vertical Response, and email marketing.

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Work

General

Re-Covering

Just for fun: new covers for some of my favorite books.

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Recent Experience

Towers Watson (Contract via Aquent)

Arlington, VA
Web Content & Migration Specialist
07/2012 – Present
Creating and maintaining content for Towers Watson’s American (North and South, including Portuguese-, Spanish-, and French-language content) web pages.

Accomplishments

  • Production of 10-20 pages per week
  • Upgraded hundreds of old pages during transition to new CMS
  • Assist in training 5 temporary web team members
  • Updated media file naming conventions to solve an efficiency issue
  • Review, debug, and edit 5-20 event sites per week

Alexander Street Press

Alexandria, VA
Data Processing Specialist
04/2011 – 10/2011
Added thousands of pages of text and images, and hundreds of hours of video, to Alexander Street’s humanities databases.

Accomplishments

  • Monitored vendor digitization progress and checked quality of vendor output.
  • Edited hundreds of pages of PDF and image content before addition to collections.
  • Checked and, where necessary, corrected hundreds of XML documents; performed QA checks of new databases prior to public launch.
  • Loaded thousands of sources to Alexander Street online collections via FTP.
Marketing Coordinator
04/2010 – 04/2011
Maintained Alexander Street’s online presence and served as first point of Web contact.

Accomplishments

  • Daily print and digital design work in Photoshop.
  • Built Alexander Street’s social media presence.
  • Designed, laid out, and edited HTML emails; coordinated mailings in SalesForce. Designed and built dozens of landing pages for email campaigns.
  • Programmed mockup from wireframes of new corporate website, including installation of Drupal on test server.
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Other Experience

Computer Sciences Corporation (Contract via Kforce)

Fairfax, VA
Library Technician
08/2008 – 10/2008
Updated five years of American Red Cross server records (physical and digital) and ensured compliance with FDA regulations.

George Mason University Libraries

Fairfax, VA
Student Circulation Assistant
01/2007 – 05/2008
Maintained records, sorted, shelved, and received library materials. Located materials for loan and replaced material according to identification number.

The British Museum (via George Mason University)

London, United Kingdom
Intern, Department of Prehistory and Europe
01/2006 – 04/2006
Developed catalog records hundreds of Neolithic flint artifacts, including labeling, digital photography, and storage in accordance with preservation best practices.
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