APRIL DAWN LEWIS

 

 

PROFILE

 


A creative individual who has an extensive background in broadcast communications, video productions and journalism. A strong background in database management and graphic design. Willing to learn any aspect of multimedia/web design or any facet of a business.

  

 

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

 


Application Development

Visual dBase

MS Access

MS Excel

Lotus 1-2-3

Visual Basic 6

Web Design

MS FrontPage'98 & 2000

DHTML

VBScript

Java Script

Macromedia Authorware

Macromedia Flash

Macromedia Director

Macromedia Sound Edit 16

Cool Edit

Word Processing

WordPerfect

MS Word & MS Works

 Operating Systems

Windows NT

Windows 95/98/2000/XP/Vista

Windows 3.1/MS-DOS

Macintosh

Graphics

Corel Presentations

MS PowerPoint

Lotus Freelance Graphics

MS Image Composer

MS Publisher

Adobe Image Ready

Adobe Photo Deluxe

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe InDesign

Adobe PhotoShop

Adobe Premiere

MGI VideoWave

Print Artist

Canon Desktop Publishing

Quark Xpress

Painter

 


 


 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 


2007-2009 Direct Care Provider, ECSDD

Assistant supervisory position taking care of disabled clients at day workshop and recycling center

 

2007 Advertising and Marketing Specialist, Track 1 Media

Handle sales leads for the Wray area. Write, produce, provide on-air talent for radio commercials for KNEC radio in Yuma. Use Publisher and Power Point for presentations

 

2002-2007 Adminstrative Assistant, Clear Creek Publishing

Handle office duties for a national advertising company, design advertising for newspapers, magazines, brochures

Accounting duties for advertising

 

2001-2003 Substitute Teacher, Clear Creek School District

Teach multiple subjects as a certified substitute teacher for the elementary, middle school, high school and special education levels

 

2000-2001             Office Assistant, Clear Creek Courant

Customer service

Laid classified and legal ads out for weekly newspaper publication

Balanced cash register

Accounts receivable for subscription accounts, and display, classified, and legal ad accounts

Freelance reporting, writing and editing

 

1995-1999             Secretary II, Clear Creek County Government

Drafted and created maps for land use cases

Researched site analysis reports and land parcels for land use cases

Marketed county-owned lands for sale

Public Assistance

Map Interpretation

Zoning Regulation Interpretation

Minutes taker for the County Planning Commission and Board of Adjustment

Helped prepare legal public notices

Created reports in database and word processing documents

Updated, designed and maintained the County Planning Department databases

Used merge documents for letters, labels and envelopes

 

1994-1995             Special Education Instructional Aide, Clear Creek High

Helped tutor students in multiple subjects

Administered testing requirements for grade scores

Implemented programs that helped students solve problems

Facilitator for college courses via live satellite system

 

EDUCATION

 


         Feature Film Producer Program, Hollywood Film Institute, Denver, Colorado October 2003

         Multimedia Web Design Associate of Science Degree, Art Institute of Colorado, Denver, Colorado - Graduated December 2001

         Applied Information Technology Course, Information Technology Institute (ITI) Denver, Colorado November 1999-January 2000

         Bachelor of Arts Degree, Speech Communications-Major in Broadcast Communications, Minor in Journalism, Metropolitan State College of Denver, Colorado, Graduated May 1994

         Associate of General Studies Degree, Front Range Community College, Westminster, Colorado Graduated May 1991

 

 

PERSONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

 


Achievement Broadcasting Scholarship from KUSA; KBDI internship; newspaper reporter and photographer for The Met; radio broadcast reporter for The Capitol Reporter; professional cameraman and scriptwriter for numerous television shows and commercials; newspaper reporter for The Mountain Messenger; radio broadcast reporter for KGOAT radio; newspaper reporter and photographer for The Front Page; newspaper reporter and photographer for The Clear Creek Courant; Freelance artist, web designer and video producer.

 

 

REFERENCES & PORTFOLIO

 


Available upon request

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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