RANDAL   SVEA 2209 Atapha Nene, Tallahassee, FL 32301   (850) 219-3519
OBJECTIVE To apply the principles of clarity and readability of print media to web design.
WORK EXPERIENCE FLORIDA BOARD OF EDUCATION
Senior Computer Programmer Analyst: Apr. 2001-present

Web site and web server administration.
Internet/intranet application development.
ASP, JavaScript, and VBScript.

HOLOGRAPHIC.COM
Web Designer: Nov. 2000-Feb. 2001

Web design for client sites.
Graphic design and editing of collateral marketing materials.

HOMES.COM
Web Designer: Jan. 2000-Oct. 2000
Writing and designing training and informational websites and doing quality assurance for consumer and client sites.

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH
Web Designer: May 1999-December 1999

Designing websites aimed at a general audience.
Emphasis on maximum accessibility in content, download time, and browser compatibility.

THE MADISON TIMES: 1995-98
Managing Editor: 1995-98
Assigning, editing, and laying out stories.
Graphic design and proofreading

FREELANCE WRITER: 1991-present
Writing news and feature for publications including The Progressive, The Stranger, The Capital Times, Isthmus, and The Onion.

THE MINNESOTA DAILY: 1987-91
Chief Copy Editor: 1990-91
Hired and supervised copy desk staff, communicated between editorial and production offices, and laid out paper.
Copy Editor: 1988-90
Edited copy; read news and sports stories for style, news content, and libel; wrote headlines; and laid out pages.
Columnist: 1989-91
Wrote weekly humor column, "The Devil's Pen Pal."
Opinions Page Editor: 1988-89
Gathered submissions from readers and edited them for publication.
Arts & Entertainment Writer: 1987-89
Wrote reviews, art news and calendar pieces for A & E section.

ARTPAPER
Office intern: 1987
Analyzed reader survey responses, researched and wrote briefs section.
EDUCATION University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Coursework for Bachelor of Arts: 1983-91, 1998
Degree awarded: 1998
Major: journalism, minor: studio arts.
AWARDS RECEIVED 1986 Harold Roitenberg Scholarship for Journalism

Mark of Excellence Award from the Society of Professional Journalists for column writing
1990 - Region Six, Third Place
1991 - Region Six, First Place

ADDITIONAL SKILLS HTML, Java, JavaScript, Perl, and C++.
Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and Shockwave for Macintosh and PC.
REFERENCES Available on request.

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