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                           Personal Details
 Name:                    Geraldine Elizabeth Barnes–Hampton

 Address:                 14 Wingarra Street
                          Yeerongpilly Qld Australia 4105

 Telephone:               +617 3848-8810 home
                          +617 0419 141 118 mobile0419 141 118 mobile

 E-mail:

 Interests:               Ballet, opera, theatre, dance skating, scuba diving, bush
                          walking, travelling, camping, horse riding, ice dancing.

 Personal                 Australian Dance Skating Gold Medallist
 Attainments:             Australian Figure Skating Gold Medallist
                          Australian Dance and Figure Skating Judge
                          Completed a full time TAFE Programming Certificate course
                          coming second in the course while working full time.
                          Co-founder of a not-for-profit, life-skills training organisation

 Memberships:             Australian Computer Society (ACS)
                          Australian Institute of Training & Development (AITD)
                          Australian Interactive Multimedia Industry Association (AIMIA)
                          Association for the Development of Computer-Based
                          Instructional Systems (ADCIS) USA
                          Women in Film & Television (WIFT)

 Academic                 Assoc. Diploma of Education
 Qualifications:          QUT Kelvin Grove
                          Commercial Programming Certificate
                          Sydney TAFE
                          BA (Adult Education) Major in Computing Studies
                          Canberra Uni deferred
                          Graduate Certificate in Counselling
                          Australian College of Applied Psychology, Brisbane 1998

 Further Training:        Basic Counselling Skills Workshop
                          Kangaroo Point TAFE – 1991
                          Interactive Multimedia Workshop
                          Open Learning Institute of TAFE - 1995
                          Oracle
                          Oracle SQL/SQL Plus & PL/SQL
                          Oracle Forms 4.5
                          Oracle Database Design
                          3D & Web Interactive Multimedia Workshop
                          Queensland. University of Technology – 1997




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Career Highlights

                             Instructional Designer & Technical Writer
                                 I have a broad experience in the computer industry with major
                                 hardware and software manufacturers, including high-end digital
                                 effects for film and television and ten years sub-contracting as an IT
                                 technical writer and instructional designer.
                                 My strengths are in technical writing, online help, ITIL process
                                 documentation, web page design, IT training centre management,
                                 instructional design and teaching.
                                 I am client focused. I place emphasis on achieving cost effective
                                 results in the key areas. I like to work in alignment with team
                                 milestones and objectives and corporate goals.
                                 I have programming and teaching qualifications. I am able to develop
                                 web sites, courseware and documentation from functional
                                 specifications. I am resourceful in locating information and
                                 experienced in liaising with subject-matter experts.


                             Achievements
                                 I have established five computer training centres for various large
                                 computer companies. This involved sales, strategic planning,
                                 marketing, advertising, team building, development of staff, training
                                 centre design, fit-out, set up and administration of a computerised
                                 course registration and billing system.
                                 I co-founded and administered Canberra Lifeskills Seminars, a not-
                                 for-profit, community and professional development training
                                 organisation, run by volunteers - whom I supervised. This organisation
                                 is still operating successfully in Canberra today.
                               I designed and developed a 60 minute interactive CD-ROM multimedia
                                 training course on "International Humanitarian Law" for Red Cross in
                                 seven working days with a team of nine others.
                                 In my 20's, I won several Australian Gold Medals for dance and figure
                                 skating and was a senior dance judge. I try to excel in everything I
                                 agree to undertake.

                  Full job history details and samples of work are available for viewing online
                  at www.uq.net.au/~zzbarneg




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Summary of Skills & Experience
                 Documentation/Instructional design/multimedia
                                 I have a broad experience in the computer industry with major
                                 hardware and software manufacturers, including high-end digital
                                 effects for film and television and 14+ years contracting as an IT
                                 technical writer and instructional designer.
                                 My strengths are in technical writing, online help, ITIL-based process
                                 documentation, procedures, web page design, IT training centre
                                 management, instructional design and teaching.
                                 I am client focused. I place emphasis on achieving cost effective
                                 results in key areas. I like to work in alignment with team milestones
                                 and objectives, and corporate goals.
                                 I have tertiary programming and teaching qualifications. I am able to
                                 develop web sites, courseware and documentation from functional
                                 specifications with little supervision. I am resourceful in locating
                                 information and experienced in liaising with subject-matter experts.


                             Achievements
                                 I have established five computer training centres for various large
                                 computer companies. This involved strategic planning, marketing,
                                 advertising, sales, team building, staff development, training centre
                                 design, purchasing, fit-out, set up and writing the design briefs for
                                 computerised course registration and billing systems.
                                 I co-founded and administered Canberra Lifeskills Seminars, a not-
                                 for-profit, community and professional development training
                                 organisation, run by volunteers - whom I supervised. This organisation
                                 is still operating successfully in Canberra today and is attended by a
                                 diverse range of professional people seeking practical stress
                                 management skills.
                               I designed and developed a 60 minute interactive CD-ROM multimedia
                                 training course on "International Humanitarian Law" for Red Cross in
                                 seven working days with a team of nine others.
                                 In my 20's, I won several Australian Gold Medals for dance and figure
                                 skating. I was also a figure skating judge.




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Summary of Skills & Experience
                 Documentation/Instructional design/multimedia
                                Developed online help systems for several large Oracle and Java-based systems.
                                Developed several small business ans sporting club web sites
                                Developed 40+ user manuals with quick reference guides
                                 (online, & paper-based)
                                Designed and developed 12+ computer-related courses (course materials included
                                 student and instructor guides, development of course software, design and
                                 development of training databases, computer-aided training and simulation programs,
                                 exams and tests, forms, visual aids, videos and course evaluation procedures),
                                Designed and produced interactive multimedia course for secondary/tertiary
                                 education (for Red Cross) )
                                eLearning simulations for Brisbane City Council’s Remedy7 Service Centre system.
                                Documented many business processes & procedures – IT and non-IT following ITIL
                                 standards.

                 Training Centre Management
                                Writing specifications for training and documentation
                                Design and development of training and documentation standards
                                Training and documentation needs analyses
                                Client-project team liaison
                                Staff performance appraisals and career development
                                Interactive multimedia training – production management
                                Computer-aided training – production management
                                Hypertext Development for online manuals
                                Presentation of Train-the-Trainer courses
                                Establishment of new computer training centres

                 Application Packages
                             HDK, Toolbook, Visio, Word, FrontPage, Photoshop, HTML, Acrobat Distiller &
                             Exchange, FrameMaker, PageMaker, PowerPoint, SnagIt, Dreamweaver, Xerox
                             Compuset/Autograph, CorelDraw, WordPerfect, Adobe Premiere, Macromedia Director,
                             Authorware, Nero, ABC Flowchart, Publisher, Lotus 1-2-3, Excel, Access, Oracle Forms,
                             Audiograbber.
                             MS-Mail products, MSOffice, GroupWise, WordPerfect Office, cc:Mail, Oracle
                             Office, Wang Office.

                 Development Environments
                             Taught: SQL, Oracle SQL*Plus, PL/SQL & Data Browser, Wang VS & OIS
                             operating systems, COBOL & BASIC, Windows 3.1/95, various word procesing
                             and spreadsheet products.

                             Developed in: HDK, FrontPage, HTML, MS Access, Oracle Forms 4.5, COBOL, Fortran,
                             Basic, Pascal, PACE, Wang Macro Language, SQL.

                             Other user environments: Oracle 7.2 database, , Adabas Natural 2, Ingres, MVS,
                             Unix, Novell, Wang DBMS, D&B's (MSA) Accounting System, and Mincom's
                             MIMS/Elipse – Logistics Supply system and several training registration systems.




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Brief Contractor History
                  2006-2007                Brisbane City Council, iDivision
                                           e-Learning Instructional Designer/Authorware

                                           Datec Australia
                                           Technical Writer

                                           Brisbane City Council, City Assets
                                           Business Analyst/Technical Writer

                                           Brisbane City Council, City Assets
                                           Technical Writer/Editor

                                           Brisbane City Council, Urban Management
                                           Technical Writer/Editor

                  2000-2005                Residential Tenancies Authority, IT
                                           Technical Writer

                                           Rio Tinto, IT
                                           Technical Writer

                                           Natural Resources & Energy, Desktop Services
                                           Technical Writer

                                           Brisbane City Council, Urban Management
                                           Technical Writer/Editor

                                           Jacques Electrical Engineering
                                           Technical Writer/Editor

                                           Qld Public Works Dept, Information Economy
                                           Instructional Designer (contract)

                                           Qld Rural Adjustment Authority
                                           Technical Writer (contract), online help

                                           Brisbane City Council
                                           Forms Designer (contract)

                                           Brisbane Water
                                           Technical Writer (contract), user guide & training

                                           Fairy Sparkle Foundation
                                           Desktop Publisher (contract)

                                           Queensland Health, Women’s Cancer Screening Services
                                           Snr. technical writer, online help & user guides
                                           Instructional designer & trainer (contract)

                                           WorkCover Queensland, IT Division
                                           Senior technical writer


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                  1996 - 1999              Telstra, Systems Deployment Section, NPAMS project
                                           Technical writer (contract)

                                           Telstra Training Centre, NPAMS training
                                           Senior courseware developer (contract)

                                           QANTM Australia CMC Pty Ltd
                                           Program Manager, QANTM Centre

                                           Oracle Systems (Aust) Pty Ltd
                                           Qld Education Centre Manager
                  1990 - 1995              Qld Industry Development Corp (Suncorp-Metway)
                                           Technical Writer, & Forms Designer (contract)

                                           Brisbane City Council, Water & Sewerage Branch
                                           Technical writer (contract)

                                           Australian Red Cross Society, Qld
                                           Instructional designer, interactive multimedia

                                           Department of Transport, Qld, BUCS project
                                           Technical writer & instructional designer (contract)

                                           Pegasus Networks Communications
                                           Desktop publisher (contract)

                                           Queensland Treasury, Cash Management Project
                                           Instructional designer & technical writer (contract)

                                           Queensland Treasury, Information Technology Branch
                                           Technical writer (contract)

                                           Unisys Australia Ltd
                                           Senior technical writer &instructional designer (contract)
                                           at Brisbane City Council Supply Branch Project (C-SUP).

                                           Department of Lands, Qld, IVAS Project
                                           Technical writer & instructional designer (contract)

                                           Brisbane City Council, Waterways, Hydrometric Unit
                                           Technical writer (contract)

                                           Queensland Treasury, Central Finance System project
                                           Technical writer & instructional designer (contract)

                                           HiSoft Computers Pty Ltd
                                           Qld Education Services Manager

                                           Dept of Immigration & Ethnic Affairs, TRIPS project
                                           Senior technical writer (contract)




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Full-time Employment History
                  1980-1989                Wang Australia Pty Ltd
                                           Federal Education Manager
                                           Project Training Manager, Special Projects Office
                                           Principal Instructor, Sydney Education Centre
                                           Senior Instructor, Australian Education Centre
                                           Instructor, Pacific Area Education, Sydney/Hawaii
                                           VS Support Analyst, NSW Data Processing Branch
                                           Customer Support Analyst, NSW WP Branch
                                           Training Officer, NSW Word Processing Branch

                  1970 -1980               East-West Airlines Pty Ltd
                                           Air Hostess

                                           Department of Education, NSW
                                           Relief Teacher (concurrent with full time air-hostessing)

                                           Dept. of Education, Queensland
                                           Primary and Infants Teacher




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