|Platforms||PC, Macintosh, Windows 3.1/95/98/NT, DOS and UNIX familiarity|
|Graphic Design||Adobe Photoshop, PageMaker|
|Word Processing||MS Word, WordPerfect, Claris|
|Web Development||Netscape, Homesite, MS Front Page|
|Web Development||Artistic Creativity||Writing & Editing|
|Media Relations||Graphic Design||Internet Use|
|Public Relations||Special Events||Teaching|
|Personal Development||Office Skills||Client Relations|
|Promotion||Public Speaking||Oral Communications|
KEYS TO SUCCESS
Continual Learning : Up for the challenge of exploring unfamiliar territory, and eager to learn “new tricks.” Focused, hardworking, and diligent—a proven “quick study”—with the ability to apply multiple skills to numerous projects.
Competitive Edge: Sweeping knowledge of products, terminology, technology, and industry culture. Able to use analysis and logic to create new ideas and generate enthusiasm.
AUSTIN COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Austin, Texas 1994-Present
Marketing and College Relations Assistant. Acted as Administrative Assistant to Marketing Executive, assisting in high-profile, fast-paced tasks. Oversaw all media relations including writing press releases, organizing press conferences and daily media contact for two years. Compile, write and edit weekly faculty/staff newsletter. Helped create and maintain first college web site. Provided unofficial computer/technical assistance for department.
ANOTHER UNIVERSE.COM, 1996
Wrote synopses of "X-Men" comics, along with commentary and critical insights, for the Mania! online magazine.
GRAPHIC NOVELS.COM, 1998-Present
Write reviews of graphic novels based on many years experience with the form.
SNAP JUDGMENTS.COM, 1998-Present
Moved personal website to new domain with advertising and daily updated reviews and news. Maintain a high-demand, high-traffic site and manage all logistical details, finances, marketing and content.
|Two Thumbs Up—Way Up!
“Randy does excellent work on a wide variety of assignments. (He) has much more knowledge than he needs for his job and finds ways to tap into his other skills.” Edward H. Osborn, ACC Marketing and Public Relations Executive
Bachelor of Arts in Technical Journalism, Colorado State University, 1994