NING LIU by maclaren1


									                          NING LIU (NINA)
                     6805 Oak Ave, San Gabriel, CA 91775

OBJECTIVE        Web Design, and Illustration Positions.



EDUCATION        University of Southern California
                 Bachelor of Science, Computer Science (Graduated: May, 2003)
                 Minor in, Multimedia and Creative Technologies

                 Coursework towards major includes:

                     Data Structures                Discrete Methods
                     Software Engineering           Theory of Computation
                     Operating Systems              Translation of Programming Languages
                     Distributed Systems            High-Speed Networking
                     Computer Architecture          Computer protocols
                     Algorithms                     Databases
                     Compiler Design                Media Systems

                 Coursework towards minor includes:

                     Web Designing                  Interactive CD production design
                     Animation                      Graphic Design
                     Filming                        Video/Movie Production
                     Fine Art                       Multimedia
                     3D Imagery

                 *For details on software knowledge, see TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY below.

EMPLOYMENT       Production Coordinator, Jan, 2004 – Present
                 Disc Marketing Inc.
                  Responsible for several web and CD design projects using:
                     Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Adobe Photoshop,
                     Illustrator, Distiller and etc.
                  Management and maintenance of several different websites
                     including writing, editing and posting materials. Ex:
                    Responsible for the editing of clips used in varies DVD projects.
                    Oversaw the production of several different E-CD productions,
                     including quality assurance and design testing.
                    Assisted in the making of several different E-CD projects, and
                     manipulated content provided by the client for final production.

                 Help Desk Technician, AIS – User Support, Jan., 2003 – Dec., 2003
                 Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
                  Help troubleshoot any software and hardware related issues over the
                    phone. Supported issues include: MS Office tools, MS Outlook
                    Exchange, Miscellaneous Internet applications, computer hardware
                    problems, Internet connection configuration: Ethernet and wireless
                    cards configuration, VPN configuration, etc.
                  Assisted in the design and the production of the Course Management
                    System at the University of Southern California.

                 AIM Intern, AIM (Art In Motion), Jan., 2003 – June, 2003
                 School of Fine Art, University of Southern California
                  Website monitoring and correction using HTML.
                    (may be removed for aim V).
                  Different commercial designs.
                  Converting different type of submitted media entries to the same
                    format. Ex: transfer MiniDV, CD, DVD, VHS Tape to quicktime
                    format DVD.
                  Preparation for Gallery Opening.
                  General office work.

                 Computer Technician, ABBC Tech-Support, May, 2000 – Aug., 2001
                 Health Science Campus, University of Southern California
                  Helped troubleshoot any problem related to Computer, tasks
                    included: hardware, printers, scanners, software (different OS
                    installation and various programs) troubleshooting.
                  Helped set up workgroups, and network printers.

                 Data Entry Assistant, I.P.R., 1999
                 University of Southern California


                 Operating Systems:
                 Windows 9x, ME, 2000, XP, OS 9x and X for Machintosh, UNIX, Linux
                 and DOS.
                 Troubleshooting skills:
                  Extensive experience in the installation and troubleshooting process
                    of different Operating Systems.
                  Extensive experience in the wireless technology, and the
                    software/configuration method involved, such as: VPN client,
                    different wireless utility, and the wireless zero configuration
                    capability of windows XP.
                  Very good understanding of the relationships and compatibility
                    between different hardware.
                  I have listed my knowledge of a wide range of different software
                    packages below.

                 Programming languages:
                  C language                        CGI mechanism
                  C++                               SQL
                  Java                              HTML
                  Cool                              Javascript
                  Lingo                             Assembly

                  MS Office Suite                   Adobe Photoshop
                  Norton Antivirus                  Adobe Illustrator
                  Timbuktu                          Adobe AfterEffect
                  Novell Netware                    Adobe AfterEffect
                  Corel WordPerfect                 Adobe Premiere
                  Director 8.5, 8.0                 SoundForge
                  Flash MX                          Final Cut Pro
                  Dreamweaver MX                    Diff. web browsers

                 Other Knowledge:
                 Filming, footage editing, CD production, Windows Media and
                 QuickTime video codecs, and etc.

LANGUAGES        English and fluent spoken and written mandarin Chinese

MOVIE PROJECTS   The Gathering: This movie is a clay-mation style movie of different
                 kinds of stuffed animals marching to a war. The innocent connotation of
                 the stuffed animals to reflects the uncertainty of human wars.
                  This movie is composed in Final Cut Pro

                 GPS Police: This 30+ seconds piece is an animated short commercial
                 about the use of GPS (Global Positioning System).
                  This commercial is composed in Adobe AfterEffects
             The Search: This short film is an experimental piece that is solely
             composed of still images, and it depicts a man’s journey to find
              This film is composed in iMovie

             Giggle Search Engine: This short commercial reflects the electronical
             traces that each individual leaves on the World Wide Web.
              This commercial is composed in Adobe Premiere

             Feathered: This short film is a short film about a prostitute’s struggle to
             find salvation. However, after her encounter with whom she thought was
             her savior, realized she ended back to where she was.
              This short film is composed in Avid Express

REFERENCES   Available upon request

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