I am a publishing process architect & project manager, specializing in workflows of mid- to large-scale publishers of all media content formats. I am a SYSTEM INTEGRATOR, technical TRAINER, SYSADMIN, and DATABASE MODELER, as well as a GRAPHIC DESIGNER.
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Projects generally require me to:
+ Analyze workflow processes
+ Identify gaps, bottlenecks & redundancies
+ Recommend software systems & apps
+ Install / configure / test / roll-out technology solutions
+ Convert legacy data
+ Train and support users & administrators in new workflows,...
I've been a technical consultant & project manager to the publishing industry for over 12 years. You can find testimonials & recommendations of my work from colleagues, managers and clients at LinkedIn (search "inglishPub").
I'm passionate about delivering quality work and exceeding my clients' expectations. I launched my company, inglishPub Consulting (LLC), to continue helping organizations "streamline the way they publish -- in plain English". What this means is I can provide you with creative solutions to your publishing process dilemmas -- and explain all the complex technical aspects in an easy-to-understand manner. Often through visual illustrations and meaningful everyday metaphors, my clients' comprehension of issues & ideas exceeds their own expectations, making the project move along faster.
WHO USES MY SERVICES?
Clients have included magazines, newspapers, catalogs, record labels, websites, ad agencies, retail stores (creative services & marketing depts), multi-channel publishers, financial & educational information publishers.
SYSTEMS & APPLICATIONS:
I've integrated and/or taught technology solutions covering a wide range that includes...
+ Design programs (e.g., Adobe's Creative Suite [InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.], QuarkXPress),
+ WYSIWYG word processing (Adobe InCopy, Quark CopyDesk, etc.)
+ Workflow mgmt systems (SoftCare's K4, Quark's QPS)
+ Asset mgmt systems (MediaBank, TeleScope, Portfolio, Cumulus,...
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Project Manager & Technical Consultant (freelance)
2004 - Present
Completed several large-scale projects for Consumer Reports. Most recently, implemented a PDF-review workflow -- involving install, customization, workflow design, training, documentation &...
Technical Consultant / Trainer (freelance)
2004 - 2007
Provided training & floor support in InDesign, InCopy, Acrobat, and SoftCare's K4 to several publishing companies, including NY Magazine, American Media Inc. (Shape, Star, National Enquirer), Maxim...
DeepBridge Content Solutions
Project Manager / Technical Consultant (freelance)
2004 - 2007
Projects entailed workflow analysis, change proposals, installation, testing, roll-out, documentation, floor support, training, and integration involving systems & applications that included...