Personal Resume of Theresa Elizabeth Bathory

This is my personal resume without contact information and references, for privacy matters.

 

SUMMARY

Experienced with over 20 years of success in web development, design, standards and marketing in both corporate and entrepreneurial environments. My abilities include Information Design and Usability Specialist with a strong focus on Accessibility, Management and personnel skills with Customer and Vendor Relations, Project Coordination, and Internet Technologies. I have extremely strong skills in personnel, organization, advertising, graphic arts, project conception, design, and execution.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

CATALYST STUDIO INC.

JUL 2007 - OCT 2009
Web Development and Design
Web Site and Application Development and Design.

  • Created project scopes and bids for various web sites and applications.
  • Implemented and trained employees in code and design standards in accordance to the W3C, Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, along with Usability guidelines.
  • Created databases and set up Content Management Systems (CRMs) for our clients.
  • Developed CRMs using Drupal, Joomla, and Typolight.
  • Responsible for Module assessment and testing for CRMs.
  • Created logo and branding designs along with guiding standards for proper design.
  • Created design templates for Drupal and Typolight.
  • Lead in marketing strategies for our customers including social networking campaigns.
  • Created and monitored Google analytics and campaigns. 
  • Trained employees in CSS, and XHTML standards
  • Flash programming and design.
  • Coded using XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery PHP and SQL.
  • Web site designs and coded sites in accordance to standards set by the W3C and Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

WEBXITES LLC.

FEB 2006 - FEB 2007
Design Manger
Managed the Graphical Design Department.

  • Brought the department back into delivering projects on time and kept it there.
  • Insured design quality and standards according to the W3C, Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, and Usability guidelines.
  • Assigned and scheduled projects to designers and updated project status at each milestone.
  • Over saw logo design and branding designs and trained designers in the subject.
  • Trained designers in PhotoShop CS2, Illustrator, CSS, and XHTML.
  • Flash 8 programming and design.
  • Worked with Marketing in the creation of CTAs (Call to Actions) and other graphical marketing design elements.
  • Managed all company printed marketing materials and brochures including magazine advertisements layout & design.
  • Worked with my Director in procedures for the rest of the Production Department, including Account Executives, Site Coders, and Marketing.
  • Created web site designs and coded when necessary.

FREELANCE & CONTRACT

SEPT 2003 - FEB 2006
Web Design & Graphics
Contract Web Design and Marketing for Various Fortune 500 Corporations & Customers.

  • Contract work coding Flash tutorials for major corporations
  • Contract work coding Flash tutorials for major corporations
  • Flash MX programming and design
  • Internet marketing and promotions
  • Logo design and branding
  • Handled Customer Service, inquiries, and complaints.
  • Creation of printed marketing materials and brochures.

DIAMOND JIMM’S (NIGHT CLUB),
JUL 2002 – FEB 2003
Director of Media and Marketing/Manager/Bartender
Responsible for all marketing and advertising and for managing the employees and the day-to-day operations of the club.

  • Brought the club out of near bankruptcy and closing and into a profitable position in only three months time and without the benefit of an advertising budget.
  • Implemented and lead weekly management and employee meetings. Increased management and employee productivity through organization and procedural processes.
  • Created and maintained the website and through persistent use of the internet, targeted our customer base through the use of free listings on high traffic websites, newsgroups, Yahoo groups, and chat groups. With the result of increasing our head count and our own web site’s traffic.
  • Planned and executed events to draw customers and create awareness, and ingratiate ourselves, in the community. Procured sponsors and coordinated with vendors and community advertisers for free publicity and products. All the while increasing our networking sources in the media and community outlets.
  • Implemented branding, and insured it’s consistency, through out all advertising and marketing material.
  • Designed all printed advertisements. Created all the graphics and wrote copy for all publications.
  • Lead in the creation of the procedural manual for staff and management.
  • Acted as liaison between the owner and managers and the employees and handled personnel issues.

UBSW ENERGY/ENRON NETWORKS,

JULY 2000 – SEPT 2002
Sr. Specialist Web Developer
Lead the in the assessment of the scope of projects. Researched for best technology solution. Defined the scope of the project. Set standards for all elements having to do with project design from the front-end aspect, which included functionality and usability to code formatting and graphic creation. Insured design integrity and consistency through out the development cycles.

  • Actualized the conception, recommendations, specification, and design of the East Power Intranet and for supporting the Gas Intranet resulting in an increase of efficiency of 95%.
  • Worked closely with the C# and ASP coders to insure coding standards, design integrity and consistency, and usability of the Intranet.
  • Wrote coding specifications and was responsible for insurance of coding specifications and formatting consistency.
  • Assured usability issues and functionality of site layouts and navigation.
  • Lead the development for all user interfaces of all in-house programs. Worked with the programmers and wrote specifications for front-end design of applications.
  • Designed Graphical User Interface for applications, their navigation, and functionality. Created Graphics for User interface of applications.
  • Responsible for researching and investigated new technologies and applications to be considered for The Power and Gas Intranets. Wrote reports on findings of research and presented them for consideration or dismissal.
  • Created the “Three Week Weather Forecast” Flash application. Application displayed temperatures and forecasts for 32 cities from four different sources in real time. Accessed through a graphical interface.
  • Created the “Nuclear Information” Flash application. Displayed real-time current information as to the status, outages and maintenance of each region and individual plant. Along with the owner and electric utility information associated with each plant and historical information. Utilizing a graphical interface.
  • Created the “Hydro Electric” Flash application. Displayed real-time current information as to the current flow rates, outages, output, and overall status of each hydroelectric plant along with historical information. All in an interactive graphical interface.
  • Developed a full-featured chat module specifically for technical analysis, in Flash. (Chat server also developed in house)
  • Facilitated the move from Enron Corp to UBSW Energy. Inventoried all applications, files, data, and technology for transfer to UBSW Energy. Insured licenses for software were transferred.

ADDITIONAL EMPLOYMENT

INFRASTRUCTURE ASSOCIATES

JAN – JUN 2000
Manager of Website Development
Created and managed the Internet Services Department.

STRATEGIC NETWORK CONSULTING, INC.

1997 – 2000
Head of Graphics and Lead Web Designer
In charge of all design elements and user interfaces in e-commerce sites.

LANTEL COMMUNICATION, INC.

1994 – 1997
Company Superintendent / Head of Web Development


PRE – 1994

  • Company Superintendent for Da-tel
  • Counselor for the South Plains AIDS Resource Center, in Lubbock TX
  • Company Superintendent for Kan-Do Maintenance
  • Network Services at Pennzoil.
  • Office Manager for Farm Credit Banks
  • Assistant Manager for Wild Pair

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Experienced with Windows and Macintosh operating systems, Office 95 through 2013, HTML, DHTML, XHTML,CSS 1 & 2, Accessibility Standards, Usability Standards, ActionScript, JavaScript, XML, ASP, SQL, Photoshop 4 through CC 2014, Illustrator 7 through CC 2014, Dreamweaver 2.0 through Dreamweaver CC 2014, Premiere Pro CC 2014, After Effects CC 2014, Audition CC 2014, Homesite, Intershop 3 & 4, Flash 3 through Flash CC 2014, Fireworks 2 through Fireworks CC 2014, PaintShop Pro, Freehand 8 through 10, CorelDraw 3 through 8, FrontPage 97 through 2003, PageMaker 6.5, MapInfo Professional, and other applications.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Member of NAPP (National Association of PhotoShop Professionals)
Texas School of Bartending
Construx Software Builders
Connect Learning, LLC
CBT System Courses certifications
New Horizons

Certifications:

PhotoShop CS2 Power Work Shop
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission
Ace Programming for the Twenty-First Century
Beginning, intermediate and advanced ActionScripting for Flash.
Completion of advance Flash lab.

Internet Security: An Overview.
Getting Started with JavaScript.
E-commerce: An Introduction.
The JavaScript Object Model.
Advance Web Authoring: SSI.
Advance Web Authoring: CGI and PERL.
Advance Web Authoring: JavaScript.
Advance Web Authoring: Java.
Internet Security: An Overview.

Beginning, intermediate, and advanced Photoshop.
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced Illustrator.
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced Corel Draw.
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced PageMaker
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced HTML.

Novell Introduction to Networking.
Novell Networking Technologies.