Janet Zagoria’s Resume

Skills


  • 35-year history of successfully working on deadline
  • Graphic artist
  • Web designer & developer
  • Internet & traditional marketing
  • Project management
  • Trainer

Platforms

  • MacIntosh OS, since 1986
  • Windows, since 2002

Website Design & Marketing

  • Mobile-Friendly & Responsive Design
  • HTML5 & earlier expert
  • CSS3 & earlier expert
  • Internet Marketing Strategy expert
  • Search Engine Optimization expert
  • Content Management Systems expert
  • Social Media qualified
  • Javascript qualified
  • jQuery qualified
  • Ecommerce qualified
  • Managed projects from concept through completion

Programs
Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, BBEdit, Quark, Painter, InDesign, Fireworks, PowerPoint, MYOB, Excel, FileMaker Pro, MsWord, iPhoto, iMovie, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Adobe Contribute

Desktop Publishing, 14 Years

  • National magazine
  • Educational newsletter
  • Corporate sales literature
  • Weekly newspapers

Supervising

  • Production manager: weekly newspaper
  • Managed employees in own businesses
  • Web sites and consulting projects

Working in a Team

  • On-site and remote Web projects
  • National magazines
  • Weekly newspapers
  • Multimedia and user groups
  • In non-profit organizations

Training & Consulting

  • Instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College
  • Advise small businesses and non-profits on marketing strategies
  • Tutor individuals/groups and develop custom training tutorials in using graphics programs and Content Management Systems
  • Instruct small businesses and non-profits in basic computer skills and business software

Photography
Photojournalism, portraiture, studio & darkroom skills

Work Experience

Web Design & Development
Subcontract Work for:
PR, Marketing, Web Design, Graphic Design Firms

Private client categories include:
Landscape Design Firms, Artists, Writers, Photographers, Musicians, Videographers, Business Conferences, Business Consultants, Therapists, Politicians, Manufacturers, Building Contractors, Non-Profits

Training
Instructor at Santa Rosa Junior College
2001-2003 in Web Design

Private instruction in desktop and Web-related programs and programming

Graphic Artist
Self-employed, designed corporate brochures, newsletters, letterhead, cards, press kits, weekly flyers, forms and ads for small businesses since 1982

Newspaper Graphics:
The Bodega Bay Navigator, Bodega Bay, CA
Designed pages and ads, 2 years

The Paper, Santa Rosa, CA
(currently called North Bay Bohemian)
  • Senior Graphic Designer, 2 years
  • Production Manager, 3 years
  • Managed a staff of 7 people to design pages and ads
Photographer
Photojournalism for newspapers and national sports magazines:
  • World Tennis Magazine
  • Women’s Sports and Fitness
  • City Sports
  • Inside Tennis
  • Women’s Tennis Association monthly
  • Association for Tennis Professionals monthly
  • Self-employed, studio, event & portraiture

Small Business Owner
Honey Graphics, Since 1991

  • Design and manufacture gift items sold in wineries and microbreweries nationally
  • Represent two national companies

Cotton Pickin’

  • National wholesale t-shirt business, 4 years
  • Sold directly to crafts business owners through national advertising

Crafts businesses:
The Melting Pot
Batik and hand painting on clothing, 7 years

The Leathersmiths
Manufactured leather goods, 5-10 employees, 1 year

Technology Groups
North Bay Internet Society (NBIS)
Member, 2007-13
Program Director, 2010-13

North Bay Multimedia Association (NBMA)
Board Member, 2001-2005
Webmaster, 2001-2002
President, 2002-2004
Program Director, 2004-2005

Santa Rosa Junior College
Computer Studies Advisory Committee Board Member, since 2010

WIMP Web & Interactive Media Pros
Member, since 2011

NCMUG North Coast Mac Users Group
Member of numerous Special Interest Groups since early 90s

SCWDS Sonoma County Web Developers
Advisor 2001-2007

Community Involvement

Russian River County Water District
  • Spearheaded the formation of a municipal water district in 1980, currently serving 2800 people.
  • Elected to the board in a district election, 1983
  • The board developed and completed a $4.3 million improvement project
  • President of the Board 1983-84, 1996-97, 2003-04, 2012-13
  • Vice President of the Board 1994-95, 2001-02, 2010-11
  • Last elected to the Board 2013 for a 4 year term
Forestville Planning Association
  • Non-profit advocacy organization for the residents and businesses of the Forestville community to the county Board of Supervisors, 95436.org
  • Webmaster, since 2002
  • Communications Committee Member

Education

Santa Rosa Junior College, Santa Rosa, CA
Website Development Program, Graphic Designer
Certificate – May 2000

Adobe Certification Training in Photoshop
Certificate – May 2000

Foothill College, Los Altos, CA
AA in Printmaking

Monmouth College, West Long Branch, New Jersey
AA in Art

Awards

Received from North Bay Multimedia Association

Best of the North Bay Best of the North Bay
4th Annual Competition, for Web site:
National Women’s History Project
Winner, Education Category
Winner, Interface Design Category

  • Website Design & Redesign
  • 1 Website, 1 Database, All Devices
  • Content Management Systems
  • Custom Design for Artists
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Mobile & Responsive Design
  • Project Management
  • Digital Photography & Hi-Def Video
  • Internet/Traditional Marketing
  • Web & Graphic Redesign
  • Web Design & Development
  • E-commerce Solutions
  • Copywriting, Editing & Logos
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Web Training & Maintenance
  • eBooks, Publishing & Cover Design