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Independent Contractor June 1995 ~ Present

Document Creation, Copy Proofing, Web Design, Project Management and Applications Training


Partial Client List: Merrick Arts Council, Fox Sports Net, EMI/Virgin Records, Central City Children's Theater, DST kasina,
Central City Public Schools, CounterIntuity, Booth & Associates, New World Entertainment, Computer Generated Solutions,
Blair Television, Marvel Entertainment, Cornerstone Systems, ASI Entertainment, Davies Productions,
Open Fist Theatre Company, WaveCrest Health Center

Individual and Executive tutorials, Custom Classes

Custom Documents – please request representative sample

GUESS? Jeans Inc. September 1991 ~ June 1995

   IT Special Projects Manager January 1994 ~ June 1995

Interfaced directly with company owners on high priority, high visibility projects

Researched new business systems and software, made recommendations on forward corporate movement;
managed purchase of new systems and software

Spearheaded project implementation: designed and wrote documentation, policies and procedures,
followed up with all parties to assure project completion

Trained the Trainer and end users on each newly implemented system

Supported each system until support staff trained

Reviewed each project for forward movement upon completion of initial phase

   Training Coordinator March 1993 ~ January 1994

 Created and presented Training Seminars for Department Store and GUESS Boutique employees

 Designed and wrote documentation for Seminars

 Designed fliers and brochures for Seminars and Special Events

 Designed and edited newsletter for satellite employees

 Created, planned, organized, and executed Special Events for the company

   Purchasing Agent September 1991 ~ March 1993

 Worked closely with vendors on negotiating rates, approving material requirements, placing orders, expediting deliveries, and quality assurance

 Analyzed market trends/quotations on orders to ensure competitive prices

 Created and maintained computer databases, files, systems

 Visited vendor facilities to verify ability to meet company standards

 Documented cost savings to GUESS from personal purchasing decisions: $500,000 in first year

Loss Consultant: M.F. Bank & Co. May 1990 ~ September 1991

 Trained all employees on new computer software and systems

 Followed up news reports of losses incurred, contacted salvage brokers for liquidation of product

 Supervised warehouse employees handling incoming/outgoing freight

 Took and maintained legal inventory of destroyed and remaining product

 Acted as mediator between insured and insurance company

 Handled daily correspondence and reports, and updated file systems



University of California                                                                                            Bachelor of Fine Arts

at Riverside and Los Angeles                                                                                 December 1990



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