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Project Manager Graphic Designer

Location:
Jacksonville, Florida, United States
Posted:
June 12, 2019

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RACHEL YENTER

**** ****** ****** ****. *** B* #**8, Jacksonville, FL 32222 · 651-***-****

ac9lis@r.postjobfree.com

Experienced professional in the field of Instructional Technology. Knowledgeable about theories and methods used in designing, developing and delivering successful training programs and adult learning concepts. Results oriented and adaptable to new methods, hardware and software environments to produce both computer based, computer assisted, synchronous and asynchronous instruction. Experience in project management, instructional design, 3D graphics and animation, interface design, multimedia editing, and educational game concept and development.

Also has experience in standup instruction and understands the concerns and issues that professors/training professionals have in implementing computerized lesson segments and data in the classroom and out.

EXPERIENCE

CURRENT EMPLOYMENT

INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGNER, STraCon Group, Jacksonville, FL

The Army Virtual Learning Environment (AVLE) contract at StraCon Group in Jacksonville includes a mixture of synchronous and asynchronous digital learning products such as Instructional Video, Interactive Multimedia (IMI), and Digital Training Enablers (DTE) with imbedded instructional game elements. Lead the development of the Instructional videos by designing strategies and techniques to promote learner engagement and retention. Wrote the video plan in the IMDP, lead development of scripts and storyboards and provided guidance to the development team. In addition, was instrumental in designing DTE game characteristics and meeting deadlines while improving storyboard writing techniques for IMI and DTE development.

SUMMER, 2018

INTERNSHIP, US Army War College, Carlisle, PA

Worked in the simulation’s division of CSL (Center for Strategic Leadership) creating a software design to link multiple matrix games together. These are strategy games used for argument-based discussions. I also play-tested games for Harrisburg University and Dept of Defense for Hawaii while at the US Army War College. Participated in the design phase of a future game for SouthCom.

2005 - 2017

TREASURER & OWNER/OPREATOR, Eagles on the River, inc, MN

Managed a group of small family businesses in the town of Wabasha, MN. I put my career of online courseware development on hold to support a family business as the CEO went through many years of treatment at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN. The CEO is now back full time and I went to graduate school to return to my career of instructional technology.

04/2005 - 07/2005

GS-1750-11 INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS SPECIALIST, US Army War college, PA

Hired to the new Instructional Design Department of Resident Instruction. Assisted in demonstrating capabilities of the department to the instructors and among other projects, developed the Deterrence Role Playing Game for resident student homework interactive assignment. I had to leave due to severe illness of my husband who would only take treatment at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.

2000 - 2004

SENIOR DEVELOPER, horizons unlimited 2000 corp, SC, FL, PA

Managed and worked collaboratively on several government contracts, most notably 2 contracts on site at the US Amy War College. Instrumental in developing their multimedia lab and development processes in the Department of Distance Education. Created many synchronous learning objects and asynchronous lessons for Instructors.

Secret Security Clearance.

2000

STANDUP INSTRUCTOR, Productivity point international (PPI), FL

Temporary position teaching a workshop/course in photoshop to employees of various companies in Jacksonville, FL.

1997 - 1999

MULTIMEDIA DIRECTOR/PROJECT MANAGER, steel beach productions, FL

Instrumental in building a startup production business from the ground up. Originally hired as Project Manager for medical reference products. After 3 months was asked to manage the military projects as well. Acted as backup in all aspects of development (project management, instructional design, Q&A, programming, graphics). Established departmental policies, hiring and supervising. Managed 12 production employees.

New title was Multimedia Director. The first year had 2 million in projects and 2nd year over 4 million.

1997

ANALYST II (MACROMEDIA DIRECTOR), jill information systems, FL

Contract employee hired to produce IMI within Macromedia Director. Became lead programmer for the Combat Visual Identification System (CVIS) project. Instrumental in bringing in and managing other contract graphic artists to assist in meeting deadlines.

1995 - 1997

SENIOR MODELER/ANIMATOR, OCI inc., FL

Contract employee hired to produce 3D meshes, graphics and animations in 3D Studio Version 4.0. Assisted other graphic designers with use of software.

1995 - 1997

ADJUNCT PROFESSOR, university of north florida, Jacksonville

Worked nights and weekends teaching several upper-level courses including: Multimedia, Computer Images I, Computer Images II, and Intro to Advertising Design.

1992 - 1995

GRAPHIC DESIGNER III, Logistics services international inc, FL

Created graphics and animations for simulation training. Utilized 3D Studio and Authorware.

Secret Security Clearance.

EDUCATION

2018

MASTERS IN INSTRUCTIONAL TECHNOLOGY, bloomsburg university of pennsylvania

In my pursuit of returning to my beloved occupation of educational systems development, I am currently enrolled full time in Bloomsburg’s graduate program. This program is very challenging, and I am confident that this will prepare me well for re-entering the field. I am due to graduate December of 2018.

2009

BLACKBOARD GUI ADMINISTRATION, blackboard inc, DC

Very new program at that time. Wanted to be well versed in all aspects of interactive courseware.

2001

INSTRUCTIONAL SYSTEMS DESIGN CERTIFICATION, university of north florida

Very new program at that time. Wanted to be well versed in all aspects of interactive courseware.

1996

QUICKTIME VR DEVELOPER CERTIFICATION, Apple University, CA

Cutting edge at that time. Learned to ‘stitch’ scenes together to produce a 360 degree immersive interactive environment.

1995

BACHELOR OF ART, University of North Florida

Majored in Painting with a minor in Computer Images.

SKILLS

Photoshop, Illustrator, PowerPoint

Premier, Audacity, VideoScribe, Camtasia

Storyline, Captivate, Lectora, Authorware

Construct, MLevel, 3D Studio

WordPress, HTML5, CSS, Zoom, B2L, VoiceThread

Macromedia Director, QuickTime VR

Microsoft Office, Kanbo, Fox Pro

Management Experience

Instructional Design & Development

Instructional Game Design

Instructional Video Scripts and Storyboards

Graphic Design & Illustration

Leadership & Teamwork Skills

ACTIVITIES

I like to promote the arts and business and have served on several non-profit boards to include:

President, River Junctions Arts Council, Wabasha, MN

Board Member, Mississippi Valley Partners, Wabasha, MN

Board Member, Wabasha Chamber CVB, Wabasha, MN

President, Beaches Fine Arts Guild, Jacksonville, FL

Also served in the US Air Force, 1983 – 1985, Honorable Discharge



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