Resume

Objective

    Use Web media to promote cooperative economics and integrative healthcare

Qualifications

    Web and digital communication development 
    • Project Management
    • User Experience Analysis
    • Digital Asset Management
    • Social Media Networking
    Advanced software application skill set
    • Video and Print Media Production
    • Computer-based Training
    • Web Development
    Effective instructor
    • University and Professional Seminar Experience
    • Interactive Tutorial Design
    • Technical and Procedural Documentation 
    Certification in food safety production and retailing
    • HACCP Level 1 Certification - HACCP International Alliance
    • Good Manufacturing Practices Certification - Cornell University Extension
    • Artisan Cheesemaking Certification - College of Marin
    • Handmade Pasta Certification - Vecchia Scuola Bologna Italy

    Experience

      Founder - cgMediaWorks Present
      Digital media production for small-scale food industries

      Adjunct Professor - Technical Communications, Montana State University 2010
      Taught courses in Web design, content production, asset management, and social media networking

      Website and User Experience Manager - BlueCross BlueShield MT, Helena MT 1998 - 2009
      Designed, developed, and maintained corporate Websites
        Responsibilities:
      • Digital Asset Production and Management
      • Project and Staff Management
      • Requirements Analysis
      • User Interface Prototyping and Testing
      • Quality Assurance Monitoring
        • Data Relevance and Integrity
        • User Experience
        • Content Accuracy and Availability
      • Social Media Integration
      • Mobile Application Research and Analysis
      • Video Production
      • Technical Writing

      Founder - The Liberal Arts Media Production Company 1989 - 1997
      Video, computer animation and print media production - Technology training and consulting
        Partial Client List in California and Montana:
      • Myrna Loy Center for the Media and Performing Arts
      • Atlantic Richfield Corporation - ARCO
      • Montana Public Schools and State Government
      • Kaiser Permanente Health Plan
      • Pacific Gas & Electric

      Adjunct professor - Dept. of Communications, Menlo College, Atherton CA 1995 - 1996
      Taught courses in computer graphics, video production and script writing for corporate communications

      Instructor - Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco CA 1990 - 1995
      Taught software training seminars in video, sound and graphics production

      Media Producer - Kaiser Permanente Health Plan, Oakland CA 1989 - 1995
      Produced computer animation, video, and print media for medical staff and member education

      Assistant Manager - Adolph Gasser Inc., San Francisco CA 1985 - 1989
      Supervised motion picture equipment sales and rental staff; provided customer training and support

    Education

      University of Montana, Missoula MT Graduate Courses - Global Public Health
      City College, San Francisco CA Film Production, Computer Animation and Programming
      University of Missouri, Kansas City MO Graduate Courses - Psychology
      Saint Mary University, Leavenworth KS BA: English Literature - Minor: Math and German

    Continuing Education

    Community Service

    Contact Information

      cg@cynthiagaffney.com
      206-905-9296
      406-439-2557