Linda has over nine years of experience
as an IT consultant and multimedia project manager. Her experience includes
leading teams in developing web-based applications, e-commerce, and corporate
identity sites, as well as CD-ROM, kiosk, intranet and mainframe applications.
After graduating cum laude with
a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration, majoring in Management
Information Systems (MIS), Linda went on to work at Andersen Consulting, Taproot
Interactive Studio, and more recently as a freelance consultant.
While at Andersen she became one
of their first global consultants to address clients' needs in the burgeoning
internet market-place. At Taproot, she managed a number of business-to-business
and business-to-consumer projects; and she also helped to define the company's
operational and development processes as a member of the Facility Leadership
Her freelance assignments, ranging
from individual clients to major corporations, include working with a major
advertising firm to develop an international marketing campaign that included
integrated web, cd-rom, print, video and direct mail components.
Linda works directly with clients
to define, manage and develop relationships and projects.
(Aug 1998 - Present):
PROJECT MANAGER :
- Software Designs (March
2001 - Present):
Develop new business relationships and manage client projects, including:
- Ace-It Golf (www.scoringedge.com):
Manage development of site with high-end features that allow golfers to
track, analyze and improve their golf game.
Integrate limo reservation system with other travel industry portals.
- DDB Digital (DDB Needham)
(Aug 1998 - Oct. 1999):
Manage all development efforts of the web site and CD-ROM components of
a fully integrated marketing campaign, which includes advertising, direct
mail, trade shows, and videos. Manage annual budget of $1.3 million. Primary
client contact. Proposal, budget and schedule writing. CD-ROM won 2000-2001
Award of Excellence
from the Society for Technical Communication (Austin, TX).
- FTD.com: Consult
on on-line advertising strategy to promote new ".com" identity.
- DDB Digital: Dept.
strategy, process improvement, and new business development.
- Ogilvy & Mather:
Manage the development of an Enliven banner ad for a major on-line investment
trading company. Banner expands to feature a customer application with back-end
database integration and an auto email response system.
- Ray Van Steen: Manage
packaging/disc design of a voice-over talent demo CD-ROM.
DESIGNER & DEVELOPER :
- Software Designs
identity web site design and development.
- Act One Studios (www.actone.com):
Training Studio web site design, development, and consultant.
- White Eagle Studio (www.whiteeaglestudio.com):Marketing
web site design and development.
- Easy Internet Commerce,
Inc. (EZIC): Corporate identity web site enhancements.
STUDIO (Aug. 1996 - Aug. 1998):
LEAD PRODUCER :
Simultaneously manage multiple
client relationships, budgets, and interactive software development projects
from inception through deployment, including:
- Sears, Roebuck and Co.:
- Paint & Decorating Web
- Power Tool Commerce
Web Site (Interface Design)
- Product Information
Store Kiosks (Interface Design & Standards Guide)
- Web Site Enhancements
- Successories, Inc. (www.successories.com):
- Consumer Commerce Web
Site (multiple phases; not current site)
- Product Promotion Store
- The Gates Rubber Company:
Industrial Belts Catalog CD-ROM (multiple releases)
- Upshot / South Western
Bell: Out-reach Marketing Mobile-unit Kiosk and Web Site
- American Association
of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA): Accreditation Survey & Management Extranet
- Chicago Architecture
Foundation: Consumer Retail Store Commerce Web Site
- Taproot Interactive Studio:
Capabilities Marketing CD-ROM
MEMBER OF THE LEADERSHIP
TEAM (Jan. 1997 - Aug. 1998):
Help define company strategy
and marketing efforts, interview potential employees, and lead process improvement
(June 1992 - Aug. 1996)
INFOCOSM Multimedia Factory
(June 1994 - Aug. 1996)
- Distributed Client/Server
Internet Framework (April - Aug.1996)
- Analyze delivering
distributed object-oriented applications via the Internet.
- Develop framework prototype
to interface with existing object-oriented architectures.
- Internet Business Solutions
Team Member (Nov. 1995 - Aug. 1996)
- Assess opportunities
and develop proposals for e-commerce, publishing, and intranets.
- Assist worldwide teams
in defining integrated Internet-based solutions.
- Knowledge Sharing Secure
Extranet Site (Jan.- April 1996)
- Produce a knowledge
sharing extranet for a cooperative of client CEOs and internal Partners
to analyze consumer-direct web prospects.
- Implement news groups,
bulletin boards, e-mail, document downloading and secure access.
- Write and produce a User
Reference Guide and a Site Administrator's Guide.
- Corporate Marketing Presentation
CD-ROM (Oct. - Nov. 1995)
- Implement modifications
to a multimedia marketing presentation for mass distribution.
- Media Production Team
(May - Oct. 1995)
- Manage all media development
requests for multiple project teams.
- Lead team of six graphic
designers and a/v producers.
- Build-out of media studio
for capture and production of animation, graphics, audio, and video.
- Travel Services Internet
Prototype (Feb. - May 1995)
- Manage team in producing
a travel services prototype for the Internet utilizing Java.
- Technical Support Team (June
1994 - Jan. 1995)
- Manage all technical
support requests from multiple project teams.
- Develop a Technical
Request Tracking Database utilizing Lotus Notes.
- Manage network, servers,
and user workstations; implement and support new technologies.
- Hardware and software
procurement, installation, maintenance and inventory.
Bank One (July 1993 - May
- Internet Executives Club
- Streaming Media Alliance
- Association for Multimedia
Communications (AMC), 1995 - 2000
- Chicago Interactive Marketing
Association (CIMA), 1998 - 1999
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA (1992)
Bachelor of Science in Business
Administration, Major: Management Information Systems (MIS). GPA: 3.7/4.0
Honors: Cum Laude, Beta
Gamma Sigma Business Honors Fraternity, Dean's List with Distinction, Golden
Key National Honors Society, 1988 Illinois' State Scholar.
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