Therese Nolan

Freelance Writer & Editor

Location:Chicago, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
1906 W. CULLOM #1, CHICAGO, IL • HOME: 773-832-1948 • CELL: 773-853-4509 • TNOLAN37@COMCAST.NET


A creative editorial professional with extensive experience writing, researching and editing content for print and the web. Strong collaborative and problem-solving skills. Flexible and capable of working under stress in a changing environment. Technically savvy and able to quickly master new processes and software tools. Proven ability to work quickly and accurately using a Web-based content management system. A perfect record meeting press deadlines.

Operating Systems: Windows 7, XP & Vista, Mac OSX
Application Tools and Technology: NetBeans 6.9.1, TextWrangler, Cyberduck, WinSCP 4.3.2, Firefox Firebug 1.7.2, Balsamiq, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, Adobe Fireworks CS5, Adobe InDesign CS5, Google Analytics, Google Keywords
Scripting Languages: HTML4/5, CSS3, PHP (novice), jQuery (novice)
Content Management Systems: WordPress, Drupal
Office Tools: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, Google Docs, Google BaseCamp


Freelance Web Developer Chicago, IL, 2010–2011

Chicago Career Tech Chicago, IL, 2010–2011

Jasculca Terman & Associates Chicago, IL
New Media Team
* Developed and implemented strategic social networking campaigns
*Conducted usability testing before the launch of clients’ websites
*Proofread and edited web content and fixed broken links using Drupal
*Utilized various social media outlets–Facebook and Twitter–to drive client business goals

The Women’s Treatment Center Chicago, IL
Development Team
*Managed website redesign utilizing web development, design and editorial skills
* Advised team in brainstorming sessions on site content, design, SEO & functionality
*Researched, revised and prepared new content for launch of the website

Antiques & Collecting Magazine Chicago, IL, 1999–2009
Managed and modernized editorial direction, content, graphics, and design for Antiques & Collecting Magazine and provided editorial assistance for Antique Toy World Magazine.
*Coordinated art direction, graphic design and content to create a cohesive publication
*Solicited, edited and enhanced 60+ articles per year
*Wrote monthly column and prepared compilation of national and international arts and museum happenings
*Partnered with book publishers, collectors, museums and auction houses to acquire photo reproduction rights and pricing information on an as-needed basis
*Researched and analyzed industry trend reports and attended an annual summit for media professionals


Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago, IL, 2011
Master Certificate in Web Design & Application Development
Michigan State University East Lansing, MI
B.A. in Journalism
Lansing Community College Lansing, MI
A.A. in Photography
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