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Web Print Design Production. Experienced and Available. (daly city)

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Date: 2009-05-14, 12:14PM PDT

I have been employed in the graphics industry since 1996 for both web and print based companies. My professional web experience/skills range from updating and creating JHTML, HTML and CSS code, liite JavaScript coding, Web page Design and Web Graphic Production. My print experience ranges from Book & Magazine Page Layout, Book & Magazine Cover Design, Direct Mailers, Marketing Collateral, Retail Signage/Banners, Convention Banners, Prepress Production and Press Checks. My professional experience includes working within, JSP, ATG Dynamo and PHP environments.

Seeking employment with a dynamic and professional company where my skills and experience will be of value while working in a fun, team oriented and professional environment that provides advancement opportunities. Preference is full-time permanent employment. Will consider long term contract offers for durations of 6 months or longer.

Software Knowledge:
Photoshop | Illustrator | Quark | InDesign | Homesite | Dreamweaver | Tortois SVN | Visual Web Developer | Fireworks | ImageReady | MS Word | Freehand | Gammadyne | Eclipse

Employment History:

Currently - Independent Contractor 06.30.08 - 12.30.08
Position: Independent Contractor
Duties: Primary duties are to provide HTML/CSS (non-table layouts) development the are cross browser compatible (i.e. Firefox 2-3, IE 6-7, Safari and Google Chrome browsers). Trouble shoot all cross browser HTML issues throughout the development cycle and also past development prior to employment with Provide graphics production for web assets. Lite updates to javascript/dojo, jsp files. Development of SEO friendly HTML. 12.10.07 – 05.23.08
Position: Contract HTML-CSS Designer
Duties: HTML Coding within environment. Develop HTML and CSS code for ASPX/ASCX pages, editing and trouble shooting HTML, CSS and ASPX/ASCX CSS Styles, developing email campaigns that are cross email client consistent (i.e. Yahoo, Gmail and Outlook) creating and editing dynamically generated ASPX/ASCX content parts and provide Art Director assistance in creation and editing of web assets.

Propane Studio 09.10.07 – 10.04.07
Position: Temporary Contract Production Artist
Duties: Update existing client websites (HTML coding), Create links and landing pages and post creative rounds for client reviews on Propane Studio's website, create graphics and edit graphics for print and web usage.

Jacobs Consultancy 04.23.07 – 8.28.07
Position: Temporary/Graphic Artist
Duties: Original duties were to create and update graphics following existing style sheets for Powerpoint presentations. The duties have since extended to designing recruitment ads, covers, and final output of reports and proposals (laminating covers, comb and wire binding). 10.06 – 03.07
Position: Web Application Developer I
Duties: Financial Content, Inc., is a company that provided financial modules to websites. How we created the pages was by getting wrapper code from clients' and prospective clients' websites (ie. header and footer code sections either provided or manually grabbed from "view source.") then wrapping our solution/modules around them. Thus dynamically creating the pages via a dynamically generated PERL back end.

The majority of the work is in the CSS for the "recent work" section. I would then debug, override, and/or customize the external CSS code in order to render correctly on both IE and Firefox browsers. We used the .mhtml doctype so often found it necessary to override and customize CSS so it would render properly on IE and Firefox. There were also a few occasions where it was not in our power to correct cross browser issues due to some sites usage of SSI which would have to be addressed on the clients' side. I was also involved in updating PERL and JavaScript code and also designing HTML email templates and tradeshow booth graphics.

East Bay Restaurant Supply, Inc. 12.06.03 - 08.18.05
Position: Graphic Designer/Marketing Manager
Duties: Manage all print and broadcast media, coordinate and manage projects with ad agency to ensure all print and TV/Radio broadcast media is correct, create marketing collateral for company, work with IT and web departments developing and updating HTML and CSS code, design and coordinate catalog production, ensure logo guidelines are strictly adhered to, create print advertising as appropriate to include layout, design, proofing and editing, maintain marketing/advertising budget. Copy editing and copy writing.

Assentive Solutions 8.2000 - 5.2002
Position: Web Developer
Duties: HTML/JHTML page development, creating and implementing dynamic code for HTML/JHTML pages, minor editing of JAVA code. Assist in-house graphic designer when projects are overloaded. Projects included creating UI Interface, print collateral and general graphics production to ensure timely completion of projects.

Freelance 5.98 - 8.2000
Employed with various web and print based companies as an independent contractor. Locations varied throughout the SF Bay Area regions. Companies included:

Netscape – Netopia - Upside Media - Perks At Work - Gap Inc. Diesel Design - Imagine Media - Deloitte and Touché and Upside Media

IDG Books Worldwide, Inc. 11.96 - 6.98
Position: Graphics Specialist
Duties: Responsible for all graphic issues including graphics reproduction Graphics editing Assist with layout design for page layouts CDs and book covers.

US Army Active Duty 02.86 - 07.92
Rank: E-7 Sergeant 1st Class
Mos: 91F Combat Medic

Graduated from Platt College of Graphic Design in San Francisco
Course of study:
Graphic Design, Web Design and HTML, Illustration, Prepress Concepts and Procedures.

URLs available upon request

Best Regards!
Hector Mendoza

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