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Kris S. | Elance
 
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Kris S.

A One Stop Shop, On Time, To Specs, Under Budget
   United States
  |   Pittsburgh, PA

Overview

Born, raised, and reside in Pittsburgh, PA. Fluency in French, Italian & some Portuguese.

Degrees: MS in Multimedia Technology (Web Design) -- Duquesne Univ., BS Carnegie-Mellon Univ. (Pittsburgh, PA )

Web designer and IT consultant (12 years.)

Technical areas of expertise:
~Web Page Authoring (Dreamweaver)
~Digital Photography and editing for print and web deployment (Adobe Photoshop)
~Digital Video Production (Adobe Premiere Pro, Encore DVD)
~Graphic Design ( Illustrator)
~Cross Platform Authoring (Director)
~HTML,...

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Mar 22, 2010|Website Design|$595|Working
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Skills (10)

Tested
Entire Adobe Creative Suite
Entire Microsoft Office Suite
HTML
Adobe Dreamweaver
CSS
Macromedia Director MX 2004
Web Design
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Premiere
Adobe Flash

Service Description

I have over 25 years work experience. I do everything related to web design and multimedia technology including design and creation of original project assets ( e.g. graphic design, digital photography, writing for media, animation etc.) I also can optimize customer assets (e.g. photos, animations, music, or videos) for deployment via the web or via other digital media.

I work to meet tight customer deadlines and budgets. My pricing varies according to the project.

I speak French and Italian fluently and have translation experience in localizing software based products into English. (I am a native American English speaker.) I have lived abroad both in France and Italy and have visited 33 foreign countries on all five continents.)

My college education includes a BS in Management from Carnegie-Mellon University in Pittsburgh post-graduate study in Professional Writing (Carnegie-Mellon.) Post-Undergraduate work includes a Master's Degree in Multimedia Technology at Duquesne University. I am currently also doing PHD coursework in Communication and Rhetoric also at Duquesne University.

Some of my Technical Areas of Expertise include:

~Web Page Authoring (Macromedia/Adobe Dreamweaver)
~Digital Photography and editing for print and web deployment (Adobe Photoshop)
~Digital Video Production (Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Encore DVD)
~Graphic Design (Adobe Illustrator)
~Cross Platform Authoring (Adobe Director)
~HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Client side scripting...

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Employment

Duquesne University
Adjunct Instructor
2011 - Present
Teaching Introduction to Computer Science class (two sections approximately 28 students each.)
Clarion Univesity of Pennsylvania
Adjunct Instructor
2011 - 2012
Taught fundamentals of microcomputers to two sections of students. Focus of class was on Microsoft Office 2010: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and MS Access.
Universtiy of Virginia, Semester at Sea
Information Technology Coordintor
2011 - 2011
Director of Information Technology on board the passenger ship MV Explorer during the Summer 2011 voyage. Supported 700 student passengers and faculty. Managed and provided tech support for a 50...

Education

Duquesne University
Postgraduate Study (PHD Program Communication and Rhetoric)
2007 - 2009
Duquesne University
Master of Science, Multimedia Technology (Web Design)
2005 - 2007
Carnegie-Mellon University
Bachelor of Science
1977 - 1981

Keywords

web design
digital photography
french to english and italian to english translation localization
professional writing
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