Nestor Makohon

Freelance Presentation Designer & Flash Designer

Location:Newport News, Virginia, United States
2 Skills

Currently retire working as a freelance from home on position in the areas in which I’ve earned a reputation as a confident and capable professional with a wealth of knowledge and expertise as an Instructional System Design (ISD), Interactive Multimedia Instructional Developer (IMI), Advance Distributed Learning (ADL), Instructor, Website development, PowerPoint, Graphic Artist, Analyst, Logistic, Maintenance, Training Development, and Life Cycle Management.
Cubic Defense Applications Group (CDAG) 1996 - 2011
AB Technologies, Incorporated 1994 - 1996
Ward Industries, Incorporated 1992 - 1994
US Army 1969 – 1992
10/1994 to 12/2011: USJFCOM Contractor, CUBIC Defense Applications Group (CDAG) Suffolk, VA; Joint Systems Training (JST) supporting the USJFCOM. Deploy with teams supporting the Joint Chiefs of Staff (JCS) on joint training exercises worldwide. Developed Interactive Training Course Module and upgrading the training courses for the Air Force Joint Targeting School at the Dan Neck, VA.
Coordinated with staff in identifying presentations, training flaws, improve training and developing training modules using the latest software tools to convergence of text, graphics, images, audio, animation, motion video that provides a multi-sensory training environment with SCORM standards.

8/1992 to 10/1994: Training Analyst/Instructor - Ward Industries, Inc., Washington DC, Virginia, Training Instructor and Analyst for Ward Industries, Inc. Develop, co-design, implementing a 40 hour course of instructions to perform classroom instruction conducted at various military locations worldwide.
08/1991 to 02/1992: Water Reed Army Medical center, MSG (E8) Army Community Center. Army Emergency Relief (AER) coordinator. Supporting military, retire, and families for financial aid assistance.
07/1986 to 08/1991: Project Manager US ARMY Aviation Logistic, - MSG (E-8) U.S. Army Aviation Logistic School, New Systems Training Division Directorate of Training Doctrine in Virginia. Responsible for over $820 million in asset for equipment life-cycle management for the US Army, Serve as a Leison Government SME advisor into joint venture development programs to Contractors: Boeing, McDonnell Douglas, Sikorsky, Bell Helicopter Textron, Westinghouse Electric Corporation, General Dynamics, Martin Marietta Corporation
Gordon High School, Yonkers, New York; 1969 High School Diploma
Defense Acquisition University (DAU). Norfolk, Virginia.
ECPI College of Technology, Newport News, Virginia; A.A.S. Degree of Applied Science Computer and Information Science with Major on Information technology/Networking.
Thomas Nelson Community College. Newport News, Virginia.
College of Aeronautics. Queens, New York.

Aircraft – Technical Instructor’s Course. Fort Eustis, Virginia.
US Army Advanced - Non-commissioned Officer’s Course. Fort Rucker, Alabama.
US Army Aviation Safety Course - Aviation Accident Prevention Course for Non-commissioned Officers. Fort Rucker Alabama.
McDonald Douglas Helicopter (Boeing Integrated Defense System) Apache Maintenance Evaluation Interface Training Course. Mesa, Arizona.
Bell Helicopter TEXTRON Training Center Air to Air Stinger Modernization Interface Training Course, Ft Worth Texas.
Martin Marietta - Westinghouse Electric Corporation, AAWWS Apache Longbow Joint Venture Maintenance Evaluation Course, Orlando Florida, Baltimore Maryland.
Effective Facilitation Training Course. Suffolk, Virginia.

Fiber Optic, F.O.I. # FOVIA1775
Certificate -Teckhead – Adobe products & Macromedia Application development Certificate - New Horizons - Advance HTML
Certificate - New Horizons – Advance MS Access
Certificate - Instructor Course Aircraft Armament Repairman
Helicopter Missile Systems Repair Supervisor/Technical Inspector
Aviation Safety Course
US Air Force Airlift Planning
Safety Officer Course
Bell Helicopter TEXTRON Training Center Modernization Interface Training
Senior Leadership Refresher Course
Boston University Effective Writing
Job Task Analysis
AH-64 Aircraft Missile System Technical Inspector Course
M139 Multiple Delivery Mine System
Air-to-Air Stinger AH-64 Apache
Martin Marietta and Westinghouse Electric Corporation AAWWS (LONGBOW) Joint Venture Maintenance
Systems Approach to Training

Windows Latest product
PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Access, MS Publishing
Front Page
Travantis Lectora
Sound Forge
Adobe latest product (Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Illustrator, etc.)
Spanish Latin - fluent oral and written
Ukrainian - fluent oral
Korean (8 months language training)
Can communicate in most Slavic languages to including Russian, Czechoslovakian, Polish and Yugoslavian.
Skills (2) Rating
Presentation Design
Flash Design