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Gerald Francis "Jerry" Bacon
1401 West Meeker Street - #232
Kent, Washington 98032
Cell: (425) 281-6645

Creative Solutions — Outside The Box


Objective:
Internet Information Technology Specialist / Communications:
  • Communications: Print media, DTP, Writing, Photography.
  • Website design, development and publishing.

  • Computer Operations and PC technical support.

Professional Experience:
American Family Association
Tupelo, Mississippi 2002-2005
Assistant editor and writing of daily AgapePress News Briefs. Web Designer and Developer of AFA websites (and others) including the content management of American Family Association, American Family Radio websites. Photography and various other assigned tasks.

Telecommunications Research Associates
St. Mary's, Kansas 2000-2001
Corporate web site redevelopment team member for redesigned website. Co-responsible for graphic design, section and subsection content, typographical accuracy, information mapping and design integrity using Dreamweaver/UltraDev®, Photoshop/ImageReady®, Illustrator® workstation. Designing and implementing HTML, JavaScript, ASP and/or Cold Fusion® into affiliate e-Commerce websites. Collaborated with other IT personnel to establish e-commerce database capabilities. Replaced outdated website.

USS Oriskany Museum
Oriskany, New York. 2000
Fully researched and developed a comprehensive website for the U.S. Navy's Aircraft Carrier USS Oriskany (CVA-34). Telecommuted with museum personnel who provided archived materials and transformed those historical artifacts into an orderly, informative and attractive web presentation of the history surrounding Oriskany, New York. Ongoing maintenance of site with new material added regularly. This is a hand-coded, Notepad site.
Webmaster: USS Oriskany (CVA-34) website

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated
Manhattan, Kansas 1998-2000
Personal computer Customer Service Technician. Actively listening and evaluating customer's PC concerns and needs. Troubleshoot and repair multiple PC HW/SW issues and ISP technical problems leading the customer to a satisfactory working solution to their computer/internet needs. Maintaining three onscreen databases for call control/history and support provided while assisting customer over the phone with problematic computer.

Great Plains Manufacturing, Inc.
Assaria/Salina, Kansas
Media Services: Photojournalism, industrial, and product photographer. Photographic account manager. Supervised and developed improved marketing techniques. FrameMaker® Document Publishing. Literature writing, design and production. Newsletter writer and editor (Award of Excellence). Development of personnel, safety and technical manuals as well as product catalogs. Various personal computer skills including implementation, supervision and administration of a Geographic Information System (GIS) for precision nation-wide market analysis. Desktop publishing, word processing, computer forms design, application software, data management, dBase and BASIC programming. DOS, Windows and UNIX experience.

KCVS Christian Radio
Salina, Kansas 1988-1995
Control Board Operator/Announcer (part time). FM radio broadcasting of Christian programming and inspirational music. Motivational programming. Volunteer service.

Silverlight Photography and ChromaZone Digital Photography
Salina, Kansas 1982-1998
Owner/operator: Commercial free-lance and fine art photographer, with darkroom service photography. Black and white, color negative and reversal film processing. Perform darkroom printing services to meet client's specific needs and satisfaction. Professional Digital photography and output in recent years. Web page author of both websites.

The Salina Journal
Salina, Kansas 1984-1988
Composing Room Assistant. Daily newspaper composing duties including computer/optical typesetting, page makeup, process camera operations, ad makeup, and copy editing and configuration from AP satellite and wire transmission services. Weekend night crew supervisor.

Arrow Printing Company
Salina, Kansas 1981-1984
Graphic Arts Technician. Pre-press layout, makeup, photo-typesetting, process camera and darkroom/stripping/plate technician. Additional duties including commercial studio photography, order writing, operator's service and parts manuals, computer mailing lists and bindery operations.

Communion Publications
Everett, Washington 1978-1980
Production Supervisor. Pre-press duties including writing, design, paste-up, process camera and darkroom/stripping/plate work. Supervision of prepress and bindery personnel and operations.

Education:
Everett Community College
Everett, Washington; AA, Fine Arts & Photography. (Honors)
Kansas State University
Salina, Kansas; Computer Science, Atlas GIS: geo-spatial marketing technology.
Manhattan Christian College
Manhattan, Kansas; Management and Ethics.
Kansas State University
Manhattan, Kansas; Computer Science Engineering (IS).

Continuing Education:
Microsoft Office, AtlasGIS, AutoCAD, Photoshop, Flash, DreamWeaver, FrameMaker, Page Maker, a few others

Affiliations:
Christians in Photojournalism
V.V.A.



Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013
Online Hyperlinked Résumé: BaconLinks.com/Resume


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