Passionate, focused, and creative web designer, writer, and marketing professional. Detail oriented, driven, decisive. Excels under pressure. Communicates and works well with all levels of management, peers, staff, clients, and outside vendors.


SKILLS

DESIGN/WEB

Day-to-Day

Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks (still love this software even though Adobe doesn't support it anymore), html, php, cfm, css, javascript

 

Some experience

Adobe Flash, Adobe Experience Manager


WORK EXPERIENCE

FIRSTHAND CAPITAL MANAGEMENT, INC.

San Jose, California, 2001 - Present

Manage all company websites, including programming, design, content creation, maintenance, and analytics reporting. Design, edit, and produce shareholder communications, including newsletters, annual reports and prospectuses and liaison with legal to ensure compliance with SEC/FINRA regulations. Handle the design and production of all advertisements, e-mail newsletters, datasheets, and other marketing collateral. Manage firm's Twitter presence.

 

PRICERADAR, INC.

Campbell, California, 1999 - 2001

Managed editorial process for weekly e-newsletter, including writing, copyediting, proofreading, and design. Maintained relevant static site content, including help pages, informational articles, and glossary of terms. Wrote and maintained "best practices" manual and style guide. Built and maintained taxonomy utilizing proprietary tools. Responsible for creating several hundred thousand categories, as well as continuously updating and refining nearly 1,000,000 categories online.

 

AMERICAN PHYSICAL THERAPY ASSOCIATION

Alexandria, Virginia, 1993 - 1996

Managed publication of monthly client magazines, including editing, proofreading, designing, and printing. Edited and designed several monthly newsletters. Wrote and produced annual product catalog and assisted in planning of new publications.

 

HACHETTE PUBLICATIONS

New York, New York, 1991 - 1993

Managed publication of monthly client magazines, including editing, proofreading, designing, and printing. Managed publication of monthly advertorial section in Elle, American Photo, and Women’s Day magazines. Responsibilities included interviewing clients, writing and editing advertorial copy, photography, and layout design.


EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA AT SANTA CRUZ

Graduated in 1990 with honors with a Bachelor of Arts degree in American Literature and a minor in Political Science


organizations

Mickaboo Companion Bird Rescue

Board Member