Myriam Young by vivi07


									Myriam Young 1187 Winterhaven Ln. Crown Point, Indiana 46307 219-210-2896 Objective: To apply my skills in a way that will benefit my employer while allowing me to pursue and accomplish new goals. Bilingual English, Spanish Translation Experience 2005 to the present - Illinois School for the Deaf, Jacksonville, Illinois (on contract)  Translation of ISD's web site:  Parent-Teacher conference reports, IEP reports  Behavior Intervention Guidelines (2008)  Academic Handbook  Informational brochures  General letters to the parents  Material for state-wide information sessions for parents, educators, and others involved in the deaf and hard of hearing community 2004 - MacMurray College, Jacksonville, Illinois  Information for International Students 2001 – Mindwave Design, Chicago. Illinois  Informational brochures and web site for the 2001 Y-Me Race (breast cancer awareness)  Hispanic marketing material for Allstate Insurance and Sears. Volunteer Work American Translators Association – Literary Division

Webmaster for the ATA Literary Division (2008-to present)
Current Web Publications Developed the content conceptualization, interface design, information architecture, and programming of: Examples of E-cards Developed the content conceptualization, interface design, information architecture, and programming of: Past Web Publications (Aug 2002 - Oct 2007) (2006) (2002) (2001) (2001) (2001) (2000)
Web Design and New Media Experience 2002 to present: Senior New Media Developer, Freelancer.  Webmaster, Illinois School for the Deaf (2005-present)  Redesigned the Illinois School for the Deaf web site (2006) and developed the Spanish version of it. (2007)  Created Presidential Search Web site for MacMurray College (2007)  Served as Webmaster at MacMurray College (2002-2007)  Developed and maintained e-commerce new features (e.g. on-line fundraising, on-line book store, and e-solicitations) on MacMurray College web site. (20052007)  Redesigned the MacMurray College web site in 2002 and 2005.  Redesigned the Sinha Clinic web site. (2006)  Redesign for the Neurofeedback Centers of Greater Chicago Group (2009) 2001: Senior New Media Developer, Mindwave Design, an integrated marketing agency, (Chicago, IL)  Developed Web Sites, and CD ROMs, using Flash, Director and Dreamweaver. Programmed in ActionScript, Lingo, JavaScript and HTML. 1994 to 2000: Digital and Information Designer, Pleasure Center, a design and research lab for new media at Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Azcapotzalco (Mexico, D.F.)  Worked in the production of the CD ROMS, "Las Vanguardias Del Diseño," “Palenque Multimedia,” and "Borges."  Collaborated on the concept, interface design, programming, and streaming of audio and digital video.  Researched new technologies for design, digital culture and hypermedia concepts. 1996 to 2000: Professor and Researcher of the Hypermedia Seminar and Lab at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Azcapotzalco (Mexico, D.F.)  Trained students in the field of New Media.  Taught Lingo Programming, Digital Image for the Web, and Video Streaming with Adobe Premiere.  Taught issues concerning multimedia production, such as interface design, information architecture, navigation, and interactivity. As a result of this, sixteen projects were developed for different companies and institutions. Served as an advisor for these projects. 1998 to 2000: Cofounder of Hipermedios, a company that designed New Media solutions.

(Mexico City).  Developed and coordinated Multimedia solutions for companies such as Banco Nacional de Mexico, JD Edwards Mexico, and the Government of Mexico City. 1998 to 2000: Multimedia Designer at Avansys Multimedia Systems, Inc. (Mexico City).  Developed the image, interface design, information architecture, and programming of multimedia systems for different companies. 1998 and 1999: ADOBE SYSTEMS Inc.  Expo Mac Mexico: Member of the Staff of Adobe Systems Inc. Demonstrated the new features of Photoshop, Image Ready, Image Styler, After Effects, and Premiere. 1996-1997: Digital Designer at the Universidad Virtual Digital Design Center at the Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey.  Developed training material for Long Distance Learning. Named one of the best employees at the Universidad Virtual. 1995-1996: Video Producciones Imagia, a Multimedia lab of Andrea di Castro, President of The Multimedia Center at the National Center for the Arts in Mexico City.  Interface designer and programmer of the multimedia CD-ROM "New Technologies For Design," a co-production of the National Center for the Arts and the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana at Azcapotzalco. 1995: Internship at Crosby & Associates, Chicago, IL  As part of an exchange program, worked as a graphic designer representing the graphic design students of the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana at an American company.

Other Skills Software (Macintosh and PC) Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, Access. Programming / Scripting HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ActionScript, XML, some knowledge of PHP and ASP Education 1995-1999: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Azcapotzalco (Mexico, D.F.)  Post-graduate work in New Technologies for Design  Hypermedia Specialist certification  Project: "Palenque Multimedia" (web site) 1990-1995: Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, Azcapotzalco (Mexico, D.F.)  Bachelor of Arts and Design.  Major: Graphic Design.  Thesis: "Digital Design Support for a Course for Robotics". Conferences Presentation of the CD ROM, "UIC-UAM, Exchange Program," which compiled the

work done between the University of Illinois at Chicago and the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana, for the international exchange program "UIC-UAM." East Bank Club, Chicago, January 2000. "Technology at the Service of Man," Annual Conference of the Prospective and Analysis for Design Research Group, Mexico City, August 1999. "Visual Pollution," Radio Ibero, Universidad Iberoamericana program "Psychology Today," Mexico City, August 1998. "Science and Technology at the end of this Millennium," Radio Ibero, Universidad Iberoamericana, program "Psychology Today," Mexico City, May 1998. Publications "Application to Design of Concepts of Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, Artificial Life and Genetic Algorithms," Taller de Diseño 24 Horas (a research magazine) 1 (March, 1999): 10-23. "Technology at the Service of Man," Anthology of the Second annual seminar of Research Group in Prospective and Analysis for Design 2 (August 1999): 19-26.

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