Diane Wright


Telephone: (612) 208-5372
Email: d.wright@straycatdesigns.com.
Web Portfolio: www.straycatdesigns.com

Profile

Motivated results-orientated professional with a bottom-line focus and a proven track record in multiple industries. Ability to quickly learn extensive product and technical information and able to instruct others. Diplomatic and tactful with professionals and non-professionals at all levels. Cognizant of handling sensitive, confidential records. Demonstrated history of producing accurate timely reports and meeting deadlines.


Flexible and versatile – ability to handle pressure and creatively solve problems, analyzing situations and developing viable solutions and/or alternatives. Committed to life-long learning of skills and knowledge. Thrive in deadline-driven environments with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects within deadlines. Supporter of team goals.


Skills Summary

Web Design & Development

  • HTML/XHTML
  • JQuery
  • JavaScript
  • XML
  • PHP/MySQL
  • Ajax
  • ActionScript
  • Flash
  • Web Server Administration
  • WordPress
  • 3D Graphic Modeling & Animation

Software

  • Adobe Creative Suite CS4, CS5 & CS6
  • Miscrosoft Office Suite
  • Microsoft Expressions Web
  • AutoDesk 3DS Max
  • Corel PaintShop X2 & X4
  • PhotoImpact Pro
  • phpMyAdmin
  • MySQL
  • WampServer
  • Peachtree & Quickbooks Accounting
  • Various Other Software & Utilities
  • Windows & Mac OS

GENERAL

  • Project Management
  • Report Preparation
  • Marketing & Sales
  • Professional Presentations
  • Full-Charge Bookkeeping

Hardware

  • Basic PC upgrades/repairs
  • Network cabling
  • Connectivity torubleshooting
  • Hard drive recoveries
  • Component level replacements

 

Professional Experience

Freelance Design

  • Conceptualize, design, develop and implement effective and functional web pages that met client specific business needs.
  • Developed graphic images and effects to achieve design goals.
  • Worked directly with clients to establish project scope, interaction, guidelines and project time lines.
  • Managed multiple projects within deadline parameters.
  • Perform routine updates, upgrades and maintenance of client websites.

Communication, Reports/Presentations/Technology

  • Created integrated, complex reports for multi-location organizations.
  • Ensuried full compliance with federal, (multi)state and international requirements and reporting deadlines.
  • Originate professional correspondence to customers and vendors.
  • Research and recommend in-house computerized system and software.
  • Converted manual bookkeeping records to in-house computerized accounting systems.

Customer Service/Marketing/Problem Solving

  • Oversee front-office operations and provide impeccable customer service, handling customer complaints/difficult customers.
  • Planned, implement and managed promotional events including two World Series events, charitable auctions, banquets and concerts.
  • Designed in-house print/outdoor advertising and coordinated all media buying.

Detail Mastery & Organization

  • Manage day-to-day operations in multisite environments including company finances, insurance, inventory and budgeting.
  • Shift staff supervision of up to 35 employees (total staff of 60+).
  • Ensured compliance with all federal, state and local requirements and ordinances; working closely with local and city officials.

For more projects and academic work, please visit my portfolio

 

Education

Rasmussen College, Blaine, MN. - GPA 3.9 on a scale of 4.0


  • Associate, Web Design & Interactive Media Technologies, December 2013
  • Associate, 3D Graphics & Animation, December 2013

Employment History

MINNEAPOLIS EXPORT - Minneapolis, MN.
full-Charge Bookkeeper
, 2000 to Present

STRAY CAT DESIGNS - Minneapolis, MN.
Freelance Designer
, 2005 to Present

RD PROPERTIES, INC. - Minneapolis, MN.
Business Manager
, 1994-2000

SHOREWOOD RESTAURANT - Fridley, MN.
Bookkeeper
, 1989-1994

JUKEBOX SATURDAY NIGHT - Minneapolis, MN.
Business Manager
, 1985-1989


Activities & Awards

Dean's List 2010-2013 - Rasmussen College, Blaine, MN.

Volunteer Appreciation Recognition - Rasmussen College, Blaine, MN.

Youth Services Volunteer - Family Pathways Teen Center, Stacy, MN.

 

 

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