Isa Dean  
 

Objective

To obtain a permanent or temporary position working in web design, front-end web development, and web/graphic production. To make a positive impact on clients, co-workers, and the Internet using my skills and experience while creating compelling, accessible websites, and technologically up-to-date websites.

Highlights of Qualifications

  • Designing, creating, updating and maintaining multiple web sites;
  • Web programming/script installations;
  • Collaboration with content providers;
  • Ensuring web site quality, performance and cross-browser compatibility;
  • Ability to work under pressure, and to consistently deliver projects on-time;
  • Excellent communication skills and project management skills;
  • Adaptive to new applications and technologies;
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team;
  • Reliable, motivated, hardworking and attentive to details.
Expertise

10 years of diverse experience in web design and development using:

PC / MAC SOFTWARE

MULTIMEDIA

PROGRAMMING LANGUAGES
  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • Flash
  • ImageReady
  • Illustrator
  • QuarkXPress
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Web Design and Development
  • Content Updating
  • Graphic Production
  • Flash Animation
  • CD-ROM Authoring
  • DVD Creation
  • CD Archival
  • Video and Sound Editing
  • Video Encoding
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • XML
  • JavaScript
Work History

2009-2013 Program Coordinator Multnomah County Library Portland, OR
  Manages day-to-day operations of computer lab, ensuring delivery of culturally-appropriate service to African-Americans and other culturally diverse users. Recommends and implements goals and activities for the lab. Recruits, trains, supervises, schedules, and evaluates the work of 8 volunteer lab assistants and 18 volunteer branch assistants. Coordinates branch volunteer needs with Volunteer Services. Assesses public and staff computer/technology training needs and opportunities; plans and publicizes training sessions to address these needs, and effectively delivers training programs. Develops and updates computer training curricula. Develops tools to assist patrons, volunteers and staff in the use of library computer resources. Coordinates meeting room scheduling, preparations for events and art exhibit planning. Provides leadership to and collaborates with other training lab coordinators in the design and management of system-wide projects. Provides culturally appropriate reference service to all users. Responds to inquiries made in person, by telephone, or electronically. Provides training to customers in basic library skills and use of electronic resources. One of five PICs (Person-In-Charge), who take a leadership role for the branch in case of emergencies and policy decisions when branch supervisor is absent from the building. Develops programs to attract an influx of new library customers and volunteers, especially teens and other members reflective of the nearby African-American and African immigrant community. Serves as liaison between the Library and community by attending community meetings and events, providing information to community groups about library services, establishing and maintaining collaborative relationships with local organizations. Serves on various library committees. Participates in system-wide, interdisciplinary projects.
2005-2009 Web Designer & Development Freelance Contractor Portland, OR
  Range of projects including: Web content management and updating, Site design, Site development.
2004-2005 Web Designer Xerox Corporation Wilsonville, OR
  Implemented marketing programs into web presence, Promotional design, Graphic reproduction into thirteen languages and Web development following corporate branding.
2000-2003 AMP Project Manager Harvard Business School Boston, MA
  Created a system for converting paper case studies into XML web pages, Trained and managed a team for yearly case studies conversion project.
2000-2003 Multimedia Web Designer Harvard Business School Boston, MA
  Created mini-sites that fused Educatorís vision and Harvardís branding, Video editing and video encoding, Flash animation.
1999-1999 Online Sculpture Park Project Manager Decordova Museum Lynn, MA
  Managed the redesign and development of the sculpture park web presence, Liaison between various departments in the Museum and development company.
1998-1999 Administrative Assistant Museum of Fine Art Boston, MA
  General office duties: Public Interfacing, Phones, Filing, Collating, Copying, Reorganization projects, Finance and Accounting.
1996-1998 Administrative Assistant School of the Museum of Fine Art Boston, MA
  Graphic Design and Magazine Layout, General office duties: Public Interfacing, Phones, Filing, Collating, Copying, Reorganization projects, Finance and Accounting.

URLs

Design & Development
  http://www.oliverproperties.com
http://www.oliverfinearts.com
http://www.oliverfinearts.com (1st ed)
http://www.michaelkin.com
  http://www.decordova.org/...
http://www.portlandbamboocompany.com
http://www.isadean.com
Development / HTML / Coding
  http://www.aladdin-theater.com
http://www.hittinthenote.com
http://www.office.xerox.com
http://www.pgamusic.com
  http://www.icsbestway.com
http://www.septembergurl.com
http://www.treasuryballroom.com
http://www.wallyingram.com
Clients
  http://www.office.xerox.com
http://www.hbs.edu/it
http://www.decordova.org
http://www.smfa.edu
http://www.cadent.com
http://www.museumshop.com
http://www.doubledown-productions.com
  http://www.oliverproperties.com
http://www.oliverfinearts.com
http://www.portlandbamboocompany.com
http://www.tribe2studios.com
http://www.wadegraphicdesign.com
http://www.tntnorthwest.com
http://www.michaelkin.com

Education

1999 Master of Fine Art Tufts University Boston, MA
1995 Bachelor of Fine Art & Psychology University of Oregon Eugene, OR
1989 High School Diploma Mt. Tamalpais High School Mill Valley, CA
1985-1988 International Baccalaureate Student Rödaberg Skolan and Matteus Skolan Stockholm, Sweden