Professional Resume: VICTORIA B. CASH
Creative, tech savvy visual information designer, technical writer, web content editor.
Enhancing and redesigning content are a passion spanning web aesthetics design, creating
technical user guides, promotional presentations and brochures, awareness campaigns, branding, and more. Strength in enhancing and redesigning content and translating complicated content into well designed instructions or communications. Personal Attributes: Tech savvy, fast learner, organized, great at multi-tasking, provides support wherever needed to “get the job done,” and works effectively with customers.
CREATIVE PROFESSIONAL Hamilton, NJ 2011 – present
*** Visual Communications Designer, Content Editor. Projects include web page redesign and enhancements, content editing, form design and graphics rendering. Clients include: Threebears.com, Princeton, N; J2 LLC, Wayne, PA; volunteer graphics for Cherished Home Healthcare. Skills: HTML/CSS web page layout, PhotoShop, technical writing; ConstantContact Email marketing and BigCommerce.com eCommerce tools (redesigned template for winery’s eCommerce site; wrote customer/user documentation).
DOW JONES & COMPANY, Princeton, NJ 1984 – 2011
*** Corporate Web Services, Manager, Designer 1996 - 2011
IT’s HR/Portal Team to support the dowjones.net portal, and intranet/internet hosting, designing and building of internal corporate customers’ sites. Lead on fulfilling web hosting requests for internal and external hosting needs, liaison with IT server and security groups. Provided front-end and workflow design, prepared web content from various sources into Word/Acrobat/HTML as well as design print communications. Project-lead on web-based application project for our development team. Content editing, graphics design and production on most IT communications. Wrote supporting documentation.
*** Technical Documentation & Design, Manager, Writer 1986 - 1996
Implemented, managed and contributed to IT’s first formal documentation team. Provided end user and system administration documentation, which supported proprietary and OTS applications, for the The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) news and corporate customers.
*** News PC Trainer 1984 – 1986
Joined Dow Jones as a News PC trainer, dedicated to WSJ news staff. Combined training and illustrated end user documentation.
? Information Design Specialist, Technology Savvy
? Microsoft Office 2010 (including Visio)
? MS SharePoint 2007 Designer, Admin
? Power User PC Windows, Mac; cross-platform browsers (IE, Chrome, Firefox, Safari)
? Adobe CS 5 (Photoshop, Acrobat 9+, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator)
? Technical and end user documentation and design
? Web / graphics design/direction (themes, branding, layouts, banner, presentations, print/web)
? Content management (Eprise, SharePoint) and layout, HTML/CSS
? Reputation for rapid turnaround (e.g., web prototyping)
? Streamline production and web build processes, simplify web-content creation)
? BigCommerce.com and ConstantContact.com online tools
*** Kean University, Elizabeth, NJ. Fine Arts, Visual Communications. Minor: Psychology
*** Additional courses on Microsoft, SharePoint, Adobe at Dow Jones and Mercer County Community College
Information Design projects, team roles and/or leadership, accomplishing a challenging task, watercolor, biking, travel, photography
References upon request