Resume

M. Douglas Wray

MDouglasWray

2339 Bowen Street
Longmont, CO 80501

720.600.9365

mdouglaswray@fastmail.us

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Education

Associate of Arts in Electron Microscopy,
San Joaquin Delta College, Stockton, CA
Adobe FrameMaker Certified Training Program
Adobe Photoshop Certified Training
Adobe Illustrator Certified Training
Adobe PageMaker Certified Training
InfoGrafix Training Center, Longmont, CO

Tools

Adobe Creative Suite, QuarkXPress, Adobe Acrobat, Visio, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), Microsoft Visual Studio, Claris FileMaker Pro, BBEdit, Apple Macintosh OS 6.0 through 10.11.4 (El Capitan) and Microsoft Windows XP  thru Vista.

3+ years hands-on use of Interwoven TeamSite as Editor/Author.

3+ years hands-on use of Microsoft Content Management Server. Created page templates and managed channel structures.

Languages

HTML, CSS, ASP, JavaScript, some familiarity with PHP and SQL

Background

Twenty years hands-on use of Apple Macintosh and IBM-PC computers. Hardware and operating system support including hardware replacement and upgrades. Diagnosis of software and hardware issues including establishing backup strategies. Extensive layout, graphics design, imaging, website construction and maintenance. Work included creating graphics for use in traditional four-color printing, screen printing and digital printing. Conversion of print media to web site content and client training for ongoing maintenance. Software training in classroom and one-on-one settings for a wide range of clients from graphic designers to engineers.

Experience

Webmaster Jan 2007 to Nov 2015
University of Colorado Alumni Association

Redesigned and rebuilt primary website using WordPress as a CMS, implemented numerous club websites to allow club leaders to maintain their sites without endangering primary site. Maintain community website using Harris Connect Online backend. Create all relevant graphics, converting and recreating as needed. Serve as third-line tech support for a staff of 20 employees. Provide photographic, video and audio recording at events and publish content to the web in a timely fashion. Assist Coloradan magazine staff as required with graphics and file translations.

Web Developer Jun 1999 Oct 2005
Storage Technology Corporation / EDS

Develop and deploy content using content-management software packages (TeamSite, Microsoft Content Management Server). Edit code to conform to standards using Microsoft Visual Studio as well as other text editors including BBEdit. Create and modify web graphics using Photoshop and ImageReady. Work directly with artist to develop design guidelines and information architect to produce structured, maintainable websites. Provided HTML training for staff. Develop, test and deploy online forms employing ASP and JavaScript. Design and create entire websites from concept to web deployment. Serve on multi-discipline teams as technical resource for HTML, CSS, JavaScript and best-practices expert for web design.

Desktop Publisher Oct 1996 Mar 1999
NC Systems, Inc.

Responsible for creation and editing of all corporate print media, including NRC licensing forms/documentation and radioisotope training course books. Worked with sales manager to generate equipment quotations. Created advertisements for publication and general mailing. Created posters and visuals for trade shows, coordinating with outside vendors as needed. Constructed and maintained client, prospect and student databases using FileMaker Pro.

Built in-house 10-baseT network and configured software for access control and backup. Maintained software inventory and installed new software as required, including operating system upgrades. Diagnosed hardware and software issues and developed protocols and user documentation. Tested new computer systems and made recommendations to purchasing staff. Backed up reception staff by handling overflow of incoming telephone calls. Designed and created corporate website, converted print media to website content and handled all incoming and outgoing e-mail and file transfers. Worked with clients to create logos for business use and exterior signage.

Prepress Specialist Jan 1995 Jul 1997
InfoGrafix contractor – IBM

Created and modified vector/bitmap graphics for installation and user documentation. Prototyped and verified assembly procedures. Created and revised documents in FrameMaker, QuarkXPress, and PageMaker. Performed preflight on documents targeted for digital press using Adobe Acrobat. Created PDF files from mixed sources and generated linked table of contents. Provided expertise to corporate staff using Photoshop, Illustrator, and PageMaker. Created and edited graphics for use in corporate website. Photographed hardware components and procedures using traditional film, digital and video cameras. Scanned and edited a wide range of source materials including photos, blueprints, print defect samples and printed circuit layouts.

InfoGrafixTrainer Designed and conducted evening classes for 18 students in a hands-on environment using both Apple Macintosh and IBM-PC computers. Classes included basic software proficiency, technique mastery and Adobe Classroom in a Book courses. Software packages included: Photoshop, Illustrator, QuarkXPress, PageMaker, Mac OS use. Strong emphasis on professional demeanor and diplomacy with management-level trainees. Constructed corporate website to advertise training offerings.

Prepress Operator Jul 1992 Nov 1994
D&K Printing/The Dot Ranch

4-color offset production and preflight using Apple Macintosh desktop publishing systems. Scanned reflective and transparency materials using flatbed and Hell-Linotronic drum scanners. Used Photoshop to color correct, retouch and composite images. Assembled large projects from a wide range of client-supplied materials. Answered questions, suggested techniques and provided technical support for clients. Reconfigured hardware and software as needed and managed OS updates while maintaining workflow productivity. Acted as crisis manager during night shift and diagnosed network issues. Conducted tape backups and retrieved archived files as needed. Installed and operated bulletin-board system to receive client files.

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Personal References

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