Information technology professional with proven experience in all stages of software development lifecycle, from analysis through implementation. Successfully managed numerous projects and led teams in system selection, analysis of business requirements, system development and implementation. Strengths include the following:
JPMorgan Chase, Houston, Texas, 1997-2002J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. is a global financial services firm with operations in more than 50 countries. Headquartered in New York, JPMorgan Chase serves more than 30 million consumer/customers and the world's most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients.
Project Manager, 1998-2002
Managed a range of IT projects, which included initial meetings with clients to determine project requirements, writing of proposals, development of project plans, assembling project teams, allocating resources, tracking and scheduling, HTML coding, graphic production and interface design. Received several recognition awards for excellence in project work.
Web Production Consultant, 1997-1998
Gathered requirements from clients, created website architectures, produced graphics, code, and customization of stock functions (feedback forms, site maps, search forms).
Rice University Technology Education Center, Houston, Texas 2002-present
The Rice Technology Education Center (RTEC), a unit of the Rice University School of Continuing Studies, was established in 1997 to offer high quality professional development programs for businesses and individuals in the challenging field of information technology.
Design and deliver 24-hour classes (each session 3 hours) for Basic and Advanced Dreamweaver MX 2004, and Fireworks MX 2004. Evening classes, continuing education.
University of Houston Small Business Development Center , Houston, Texas 2004-present
The University of Houston Small Business Development Center (SBDC) provides tools and resources necessary to help businesses grow and compete in an increasingly challenging global economy.
InstructorDesign and deliver 3-hour classes on Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004. Evening and day classes, continuing education.
Leisure Learning Unlimited Computer Center, Houston, Texas 1996-2001
Since its founding in 1990, the LLU Computer Center has been recognized for its unique and common sense approach to computer education, where the ability to manage a computer system and function independently with one is a top priority. The LLU difference centers on a realistic definition of "computer literacy" in which understanding computers is just as important as using them.
InstructorDesigned and delivered a 6-hour Web design course; also taught basic and advanced HTML classes, both lecture and lab.
Kinetiks.com, Kingwood, TX 1996
Kinetiks.com was a nautical sports portal company, with over 300 sites related to boating, vacations, and travel.
Web Production Consultant
Responsibilities as web production consultant included gathering requirements from clients, creating initial drafts of site outlines, HTML coding and graphic production.
Houston Creative Connections, Houston, TX 1994-1995
Houston Creative Connections, now part of Aquent, is the largest creative staffing services company in Houston.
Digital Prepress Consultant
Responsibilities as digital prepress consultant included the following:
Robilio Graphic Supplies, Houston, TX 1993-1994
Robilio Graphics Supplies was a printing and digital prepress supply company.
Researched new printing and prepress technologies for clients. Represented the company at trade shows with demonstrations and seminars. Conducted meetings and training workshops.
BS, Biology, University of Houston, Houston, TX
Association for Women in Computing (AWC), Houston Chapter, Board Member
BCIP Web Designer/Graphic Design, Brainbench