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A position utilizing my proven job skills while challenging me to work creatively and learn new concepts.
Recent Job History
Kinko's Corporate Office, Ventura, CA Technical Support Specialist
1998 - 2000
        Provide advanced digital troubleshooting for 1000+ Kinko's branches. Support over 200 unique software applications, computer hardware and printer products. Responsible for guiding coworkers through complex, computer-related tasks over the phone. Assist in the creation of database solutions which are the basis of our support strategy. Serve as shift lead, with duties including: schedule adherence supervision, escalation of critical issues, field trend reporting, web based tutorial publishing/editing, and conducting training for new coworkers. Received certified testing and rated expert in Mac applications, networking, and hardware; expert in PC/Windows applications and hardware. Earned pay rate increases at every review period. Applied/interviewed for this position while still living in Michigan; when hired, company covered all relocation expenses.  
Avenue Cable Channel 6, Ventura, CA Public Access Coordinator
1999 - 2000
        Operated remote camera equipment for the weekly Ventura City Hall meetings, public functions, and a radio show which broadcasts throughout California. Shot biweekly studio television shows Law Talk, The Garden Show, and Writer Spotlight. Worked concurrently with my position at Kinko's Corporate.  
        Kinko's, Bloomfield Hills, MI Computer Services Consultant
1997 - 1998
        Responsible for supervising the Computer Services Department and creating document layouts for customers, as well as in-store signage. Performed typesetting, graphic design, PC/Mac installations, and technical troubleshooting. Received certified computer training at Kinko's Michigan HQ.  
        CompUSA, Madison Heights, MI Upgrade Center Representative
1996 - 1997
        Performed logic board installations, CPU and memory upgrades, and technical support for various computer software/hardware issues. Focused on Windows OS and utility applications.  
Institutional Education
        Oakland Community College, Auburn Hills, MI
1994 - 1998
        Art and Philosophy major. Qualified nationally in forensics competitions.  
        Wayne State University, Detroit, MI  
1993 - 1994
        Film Theory major.  
        Rochester High School, Rochester, MI  
1989 - 1993
        Graduate. English/Film major. Received highest honors for creative writing.  
Software Experience
        Advanced operation and troubleshooting skills (both PC/Mac where applicable, all versions to date; list not exhaustive):  
Adobe Acrobat / Adobe Illustrator / Adobe PageMaker / Adobe Photoshop / Adobe Premiere / AppleWorks 
Macromedia Deck II / Macromedia Dreamweaver / Macromedia Fireworks / Macromedia Freehand

Macromedia SoundEdit 16 /  Microsoft PowerPoint / Microsoft Word / Netscape Communicator / Quark XPress
Operating System Experience
<expert> Macintosh (all versions to date) / <advanced> Windows (all versions to date)
<proficient> Amiga / DOS / OS/2 / UNIX
Multimedia Equipment Experience
        From 1992-1998 I produced, directed, wrote, and acted in various television programs for TCI Cable. I also volunteered for many community oriented video projects. In 1994 I won the Cable Access Award for best avant-garde program. With the addition of my recent job at Channel 6 in Ventura, I have received training on, and utilized, a number of different technologies to achieve a professional result... (list not exhaustive)  
3 Camera Studio Operation / 3/4", VHS, BetaCam DV, Betacam SP, DVCAM, Hi-8, and SVHS Video Cameras
24 Track Analog Recording & Mixing / AB Roll Editing / Amiga Toaster 4000 / Avid & Adobe Nonlinear Editing Systems
Fisher Dollies / Linear Video Editing / Multitrack Digital Recording & Mixing / Studio & Remote Lighting
Recent Production History
        The Ground Sound (Audio CD) Producer/Composer/Mixer
        Stiffed (Film) Cinematographer/Technical Consultant
        Santa Barbara Film Festival Event Coordinator
        30 Minutes Of Madness (TV) Producer/Director/Writer/Editor
        Dingo, Halo Of Filth (Film) Assistant Director/Cinematographer
Personal Interests
Art / Computers / Dancing / Film & Video Production / Music / Philosophy / Photography / Reading / Travel / Writing
References and letters of recommedation will be made available upon request.

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