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									                                     Cristina M. Carlson
                     2700 Cozumel Drive, Apt. 1903 | Melbourne, Florida 32935
            (321) 432-7114 | cristina.0320@hotmail.com | www.cristinacarlsondesign.com


                                  SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS
                TECHNICAL WRITING AND EDITING | PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT
              ADVERTISING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS | GRAPHIC AND WEB DESIGN
A proactive, decisive, and action-oriented professional with over ten years of technical documentation
experience and accountability for achieving overall success in all aspects of development for desktop
publications using verbal acuity and strong creative abilities for technical illustrations.

                                         COMPUTER SKILLS
                                     (Both Mac and PC Platforms)
     Microsoft Professional Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Publisher), Visio, and Project
 Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, PhotoShop, Illustrator, DreamWeaver, and Flash), Acrobat, Distiller
                 Adobe FrameMaker, Freehand, PageMaker, and Quark Express
                             ArborText IsoDraw, HTML, XML, and CSS

                                       CAREER EXPERIENCE
Technical Documentation and Multimedia Specialist, 2007 – Present
Superior Technical Resources, Inc., Palm Bay, Florida
Assist companies in the need for implementation of technical documentation, writing, editing, and
graphic illustrations for the development of proposals, training manuals, on-line courseware, marketing
data material, and website design.
   Marketing Data Coordinator, June 2010 – September 2010 (Contract)
   Intersil, Inc., Palm Bay, Florida

     Held accountable for the creation and editing of technical documentation to include datasheets,
      application notes, technical briefs, and reference manuals for engineering marketing materials.
     Processed writing materials and provided quality assurance (QA) for project deliverables by
      proofing for spelling, grammar and punctuation, as well as term usage, style, continuity,
      consistency, and general readability for final documentation.
   Proposal Coordinator, October 2009 – November 2009 (Contract)
   Stringer/Ghaffarian Technologies, Cape Canaveral, Florida

     Coordinated and prepared technical documents from staff to comply with customer
      specifications and requirements for proposal development.
     Monitored statuses of all documentation through the use of an electronic proposal file program
      and tracked protocols to ensure the security and integrity of material.
   Technical Editor and Illustrator, October 2007 – January 2008 (Contract)
   Lockheed Martin Corporation, Orlando, Florida

     Assisted with coordination of technical writing, editing, and graphic design materials for proposal
      development according to customer’s
     Distributed customer’s request for proposal (RFP) requirements and tracked statuses of
      documentation to ensure and meet proposal deadlines.

                                                                                                    (Cont.)
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Technical Illustrator, April 2010 – June 2010 (Contract)
CorsAir Engineering, Inc., Orlando, Florida

    Responsible for the providing 2D/3D technical drawings and desktop publishing for training on-
     line courseware products and the development of technical publications.
    Accountable for creating technical specifications, working closely with program and project
     managers, and technical staff to complete the development of on-line publications.

Technical Documentation Specialist, January 2010 – April 2010 (Contract)
IAP Worldwide Services | TechUSA, Inc., Cape Canaveral, Florida

      Performed tasks to book-build Integrated Technical, Past Performance, and Cost/Pricing
       volumes into a cohesive, compliant, and award winning value-add.
      Prepared and produced final drafts of technical documentation according to customer
       requirements.

Marketing Communications Coordinator, March 2008 – July 2009
The Cathedral Church of Saint Luke, Orlando, Florida

      Coordinated and created marketing related material to include graphic design, layout and
       production for advertising business website promoting church and community involvement.
      Produced print related documentation and provided general administrative support to staff
       members in coordination for trade show activities, brochures, flyers, pamphlets, booklets,
       catalogs, and other marketing material.

Print & Graphic Services Manager, November 2004 – May 2006
Mears Destination Services, Inc., Orlando, Florida

      Managed quality-control, illustrations, and production activities, such as printing and book
       assembly, and ensured the accuracy for training manuals, marketing collateral, signage, and
       other marketing related materials.
      Principle liaison between production staff and customers to define project parameters,
       estimated costs, and tracked key project milestones to ensure on-time delivery for pre-press
       and printing services.



                                              EDUCATION
                                         Bachelor of Arts
                    Mass Communications (Advertising and Public Relations), 1999
                           University of Central Florida, Orlando, Florida

                                       Associate of Science
                                  Graphic Design Technology, 1996
                              Brevard Community College, Cocoa, Florida

								
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