Doug Morgan Presentation Graphics
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San Jose, California
doug.morgan@comcast.net
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OBJECTIVE:

Meet and exceed the presentation graphics needs from start-up entrepreneurs to Fortune 500 corporations by delivering effective and polished PowerPoint projects.


QUALIFICATIONS:

Extensive and progressive experience in developing business graphics solutions. Consistently demonstrating resourcefulness, adaptability and composure under pressure and tight deadlines. Home office currently limited to Windows XP and 7 platforms using PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 respectively.

Areas of expertise:
  • Business graphics savvy
  • PowerPoint template design
  • PowerPoint animation
  • B&W optimization for slide printouts
  • Photoshop image manipulation and compositing
  • Brand management
  • Interpreting need


  • EMPLOYMENT HISTORY:

    Freelance PowerPoint/Graphics Production Specialist

    2001 - Present

    Currently contracting through High Tech Connect placement agency and personal contacts.

    List of past and present clients include:
  • Abbott/Guidant
  • Agilent Technologies
  • Bytemobile
  • Cisco
  • Database Marketing Solutions
  • Integrated Flow Systems
  • Integrated Flow Systems
  • Intuit
  • Palomar Ventures
  • The Phelon Group
  • Siemens
  • Visa

  • Logictier, Inc.

    2000 - 2001

    Positions: Freelance PowerPoint/Graphics Production Specialist
    Initially responsible for all corporate presentations. Then transitioned into Web development by maintaining PR section of corporate Internet site and then maintaining all other sections of site in addition to the corporate Intranet site as a member of the Media Resources Team.

    Accomplishments:

    • Development of PowerPoint graphics, template design and animations for corporate investor presentation played a significant part in securing first round investment funding
    • Established online libraries for corporate presentations and logos
    • Established look-and-feel for corporate presentations
    • Created Intranet site to track development of new product
    • Used a combination of hand coding and Dreamweaver to assist in the redesign of the corporate Intranet by converting dozens of pages with disparate coding and styles to uniform look-and-feel
    • Created interactive online forms using PHP code
    • Created HTML mockups from functional specs for JSP implementation

    Freelance PowerPoint/Graphics Production Specialist

    1999 - 2000

    Contracting through Aquent placement agency and personal contacts.

    Clients:

    • Intuit (PowerPoint)
    • Kanisa, Inc. (PowerPoint, Photoshop, and HTML mockups for ASP)
    • LogicTier, Inc. (PowerPoint and Photoshop)
    • Riffage.com (PowerPoint and Photoshop)

    Silicon Graphics, Inc.

    1990 - 1999

    Positions: Freelance Presentation/Graphics Specialist, Sr. Artist, and Art Director
    Managed multimedia, computer image and Web-based projects for top executives, product managers and others throughout the company, worldwide, by applying artistic and technical skills to produce and direct the production of deliverables. Provided on-site assistance at live events in terms of editing and "driving" the presentations for the speakers. Evangelized the corporate brand and consistent look-and-feel.

    Accomplishments:

    • Raised quality of presentations within the company
    • Assisted in development of curriculum for and teaching of internal course on UNIX-based presentation software application and basic Unix "survival skills"
    • Created over 400 speaker support presentations that met or exceeded the requirements of a variety of time restrictions, presenting environments and presenters' styles while keeping a consistent corporate look-and-feel
    • Trained and art directed 13 artists
    • Using hand coding, built or played a significant role in the building and maintenance of several internal Web sites and resource pages
    • Learned and excelled at over 10 applications including presentation software, image manipulation, and A/V editing on Mac, PC and Unix platforms

    Genigraphics Experience

    1981 - 1990

    Employers: Genigraphics, Inc., Media West, Inc., and Freelance
    Position: Presentation Specialist, Shift Leader, and Production Manager
    One of two original artists opening the Santa Clara branch. As Production Manager in the San Francisco branch, on-time deliveries increased from 75% to 99% over an eight month period through enhanced resource planning and better employee moral.

    EDUCATION:

    West Texas State University, Canyon, TX:
    Majoring in Art; 1½ years


    University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX:
    Majoring in Two Dimensional Art; 1½ years


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