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Linda Hargrove

Freelance Writer & Website Designer

Location:Concord, North Carolina, United States
Phone: 336-337-3583
2 Skills
Summary of Qualifications
Creative and dependable professional with more than 15 years of experience in the workplace, including web and print design, writing, and project management. Considerable knowledge of and proficiency with HTML and CSS coding, Adobe Creative Suite programs (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, InDesign, and Illustrator). Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

Work Experience
1/1990 - Present
Freelance design consultant and writer
* Installing and customizing HTML-based and database-driven websites on Linux-based servers (LAMP systems: Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP)
* Installing, customizing, and maintaining various content management systems. Including WordPress, Joomla, WebGUI, MODx, and Mojoportal.
* Managing social media marketing campaign for book promotion
* Maintaining and optimizing traditional weblog and micro blogging profiles using Hootsuite
* Generated leads through Sugar CRM, email marketing, and branded promotional items
* Creating promotional materials and advertisements using Adobe Creative Suite programs
* Writing web copy, press releases, and reports for diverse audiences
* Monitoring web traffic through Google Analytics
* Managing projects with Microsoft Project as well as online using Basecamp and Zoho products
* Taught introductory web design techniques using HTML and CSS with Adobe Dreamweaver and Photoshop for UNC-Greensboro Community Advancement through Lifelong Learning Program (2006-2007)
* Taught creative writing short courses at homeschool conferences, public library, and online
* Published three contemporary Christian novels

11/2011 - 6/2014
UNC Charlotte
Program Director, Lecturer, Advisor

12/1995 - 5/2002
NC Department of Environment and Natural Resources (NCDENR)
Program Director, Project Engineer, Technical Writer

M.S., Engineering
North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina

Project Management Certificate Completion
Central Piedmont Community College, Charlotte, North Carolina
Skills (2) Rating
Website Design