Resume: Myra Anson Nicholas
Teaching Web and Marketing Version
905 Lincoln Avenue, Falls Church, VA 22046
office: (703) 241-5583 cell: (703) 402-9065
Results-driven. Intensively creative and brings enthusiasm to beginner and advanced students alike.
More than a decade of web design and development, from
hand coding to scripts. Dedicated teacher, participating in computer graphics and internet development since 1984.
Big picture skills: Interested in developing business/tech hybrid curriculum for today's web-based businesses. Am developing a series of online courses that will take a new user through each stage of the process and teach them, step-by-step, how to create a successful website.
Anson-Bowles & Assoc, Falls Church, VA     1979 - 1993, 1998-Present
|ONGOING WORKING RELATIONSHIPS INCLUDE:|
Altman Dedicated Direct (and their clients)|
Marketwise, Inc. (and their clients)
Strategic Futures (and their clients)
ACAT/National Association of Accountants
GlobalPhone Corporation (agents, worldwide)
Altered Arts Magazine
and many others...
Principal, Launched in 1979, this unique marketing and graphics venture
developed an early affinity marketing science and technology companies,
business-to-business services and technology nonprofit benefits.
Currently teaching web design, computer graphics and database courses at Stratford University
and Columbia College as part of their IT department's curriculum. Also teach computer and web skills at LortonArts, and am often called on for one-on-one Custom Training. Have developed a proposal to update the curriculum to meet the needs of
|Class Topics Include:|
- Introduction to the web
- Introduction to databases
- Understanding static and dynamic websites
- Building a static website
- Graphic Design for print and web
- Writing for search engines
- Landing Pages/Email marketing
- Learning Content Management Systems
- Image manipulation/photo editing
- Affiliate programs and linking strategies
In the nonprofit and education area; served as webmaster
and developed educational programs for targeted seminars with The
Society of Independent Gasoline Marketers of America (SIGMA)
- Project manager
- Creative Director
- Marketing Strategy
- Mixed media delivery
- Concept development
- Direct Response Copywriter
- Graphic Designer
- Production Designer
- Image manipulation/photo editing
Anson-Bowles & Associates - Consultant
for companies needing specific skills:
EEI Communications creative director/project manager for their web/new media division.
Technology Business as Marketing Director for Federal Labs needing web exposure
Tech Capital as Marketing Consultant to bring print version to the web.
Washington Technology/Tech News -1996 to 1997 - Marketing
Director (retained for consulting)
As Marketing Director was responsible for the concept development, copy
writing, design and production of marketing collateral for Washington
Technology, a biweekly technology industry publication.
ASA(a division of A&T) -1995 to 1996 - Art Director
& Group Manager
Managed graphics department and staff of 4, while coordinating with programmers,
and instructional designers to produce computer-bsaed training programs.
Positions prior to 1995: Anson-Bowles & Associates from 1979. Art Director, Boat Owners Association;
Production Artist, Bureau of National Affairs. Many other, less relevant
Excellent instructor, bringing enthusiasm and understanding to all levels of student experience. Ability to explain the history as well as the current use of many applications and explain how they integrate into today's applications.
Web site development applications (like Dreamweaver) hand-coding
content management systems (Joomla and Wordpress), some database-driven web applications
(Cold Fusion, ASP, PhP). Editing Flash, database scripts. Experience creating
simple shopping carts, editing cart elements and other e-commerce database
apps, as well as customizing CMS plugins. Quark X-Press (Mac and Windows), Adobe Photoshop (Mac and Windows),
as well as the rest of their Creative Suite (including Adobe Lifecycle
Designer) , Corel Draw! Presentation and chart/graph production (Smart
Draw, Corel Flow). Most Word Perfect and word basics. Microsoft Office
products (excel, powerpoint) . Groupware (group hub) development, hosted
database and form processing resources. More, just ask... Cross-platform
compatible. Creating design documents and selecting applications for complex
sites with multiple interactive requirements. Experience with Internet/Web
navigation & accessibility requirements, database and legacy issues.
Virginia Commonwealth University, BFA, Communication, Arts & Design,
Newsletter Association seminars on marketing, 1993-94; DMAW seminars,
1993, 95; Seminars on Corel Draw! 4&5, 1994-95; Advanced Quark, and Photoshop
seminars, 1994-95; Professional seminars on multimedia, marketing, pre-press
troubleshooting, direct mail, scanning and trapping, and "future of the
industry" speculations, 1993-94; Exhibit and Trade Show Marketing seminar,
1995-96. Various web development seminars 1996-98, Guerilla Marketing
seminar 1998-99. Many webinars, online tutorials, seminars relating to
new technologies, marketing and writing are considered a regular part
of the monthly schedule.
Capabilities that match your business needs.
Familiarity with your business' issues.
A portfolio of some of our work.
Myra Anson Nicholas Resumes: Graphics and Web Resume
Graphics and Mixed Media Resume
Web Design/Development Learning Groups
Step by Step Website-Planning & Building
Generating visual solutions in Northern Virginia since 1979
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Voice: 703.241.5583 Cell: 703.402.9065