Peter Horwath
Resume
Skills

Web Design

Homesite, Dreamweaver, HTML, Hot Dog, JavaScript, FrontPage

Graphic Design

CorelDraw, Adobe PhotoShop, Paint Shop Pro, Corel PhotoPaint, Animation Shop, Visio, various other graphics and animation programs

Microsoft Office

Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher

Information Development

Arbortext Epic SGML editor, Document Type Definition (DTD), Change Management, information product building, Interleaf, FrameMaker
Work Experience

xenografix
Aurora, IL
2001-

Design Consultant

  • Design and development of web pages (e-zine, company profile, informational), graphics (web graphics, logos), and presentations
    (Homesite, Dreamweaver, HTML, Paint Shop Pro, Animation Shop, Visio, JavaScript)
  • Consultation on web pages, graphics, and presentations (company profile) (PowerPoint)
  • Information development, management, and production (telecommunications features)
    (Arbortext, DTD, Change Management, information product building, CorelDraw, Corel PhotoPaint, Excel)

Lucent Technologies
Lisle/Naperville, IL
1996-2001

Senior Graphic Designer
(Lucent Art & Media Design)

  • Designed, developed, and maintained over 20 intranet sites for projects, departments, teams, and committees
    (Homesite, Dreamweaver, HTML, JavaScript)
  • Designed graphics for web illustrations, logos, icons, banners, posters
    (Paint Shop Pro, PhotoShop, CorelDraw, Visio, Animation Shop)
  • Designed presentations for managers, department heads, and committees. (PowerPoint)

Software Development Engineer
(Customer Information Development Team)

  • Designed and developed prototype and product designs for web-based customer documentation and training products
    (Hot Dog, HTML)
  • Project management for the information development process
    (Excel, Word, Access)
  • Platform planning and execution (SGML, DTD)
  • Designed and developed intranet sites for the team and its committees
    (Hot Dog, HTML, FrontPage)
  • Designed graphics for web illustrations, icons, product and process graphics
    (Paint Shop Pro, CorelDraw, PhotoPaint, PowerPoint, Visio)
  • Administered the teams lab and equipment

AT&T
Lisle/Naperville, IL
1987-1996

Information Design and Development
(Customer Education & Training)

  • Designed and developed customer technical documentation (user and reference manuals) for telecommunications switching products
    (Interleaf, Word
  • Designed help screen navigation and user interface
  • Developed and implemented of help files for the Video Manager Project (HTML)
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  • Authored the help screen user interface section for Video Manager Human Machine Interface (HMI) Architecture Document. (FrameMaker)

Project Management

  • Development and maintained working relationships with client’s product, project, and technical managers
  • Developed Document Coverage Plans and Information Development Plans (Document outlines, work scope planning, budget considerations)
  • Performed all functions from soliciting work to shipping documents to the Customer Information Center with minimal or no supervision. This included planning, scheduling, managing public relations, crisis handling, and document style and packaging issues.

Computer Dimensions
Lombard, IL
1987

Training Consultant

  • Designed and developed training manual for office management (word processing, spreadsheet) and database applications
  • Delivered training in classrooms and on site.

Computer Technology Group
Chicago, IL
1986

Training Consultant

  • Delivered training of office management (word processing, spreadsheet) applications and UNIX systems software.

Bunker Ramo
San Francisco, California
1983-1985

Systems Support Engineer

  • Developed, installed, and supported banking application and communications software.

Mohawk Data Sciences
Palo Alto, California
1982-1983

Systems Analyst

  • Installed, supported, and trained systems operation and application software
  • Received Outstanding Performance Award, District Systems Analyst of the Year, 1983

Consolidated Computer
San Francisco, California
1980-1981

Systems Analyst

  • Installed, supported, and trained systems operation and application software
  • Developed and delivered sales demonstrations and gave input for sales proposals
Education

Waubonsee College, Sugar Grove, IL, 1971-1973

  • Associate in Applied Science in Electronics Technology
  • Various human and natural science courses

College of Dupage, Glen Ellyn, IL, 1978-1979

  • Commercial Art Courses

Merritt College, Oakland, California, 1980-1981

  • Advertising Art courses
Memberships
  • International Who's Who of Professionals (2002- )
  • HTML Writer's Guild (1998- )
Military Experience

US Army
1968-1971

Specialist 5 (E-5)

  • Various administrative positions, some of which included the use of computers
  • Overseas duty at Qui Nhon Army Depot, Republic of Viet-Nam
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