THERESA ELIZABETH BATHORY
Experienced with fifteen years of success in web development, design, standards and marketing in
both corporate and entrepreneurial environments. My abilities include Information Design and
Usability Specialist with a strong focus on Accessibility, Management and personnel skills with
Customer and Vendor Relations, Project Coordination, and Internet Technologies. I have
extremely strong skills in personnel, organization, advertising, graphic arts, project conception,
design, and execution.
CATALYST STUDIO INC. SUGAR LAND, TX JUL 2007 – OCT 2009
Web Development and Design
Web Site and Application Development and Design.
Created project scopes and bids for various web sites and applications.
Implemented and trained employees in code and design standards in accordance to the W3C,
Section 508 of the Americans with Disabilities Act, along with Usability guidelines.
Created databases and set up Content Management Systems (CRMs) for our clients.
Developed CRMs using Drupal, Joomla, and Typolight.
Responsible for Module assessment and testing for CRMs.
Created logo and branding designs along with guiding standards for proper design.
Created design templates for Drupal and Typolight.
Lead in marketing strategies for our customers including social networking campaigns.
Created and monitored Google analytics and campaigns.
Trained employees in CSS, and XHTML standards
Flash programming and design.
Web site designs and coded sites in accordance to standards set by the W3C and Section 508
of the Americans with Disabilities Act.
WEBXITES LLC. HOUSTON, TX FEB 2006 – FEB 2007
Managed the Graphical Design Department.
Brought the department back into delivering projects on time and kept it there.
Wrote project procedures and design standards for the department.
Insured design quality and standards according to the W3C, Section 508 of the Americans with
Disabilities Act, and Usability guidelines.
Assigned and scheduled projects to designers and updated project status at each milestone.
Over saw logo design and branding designs and trained designers in the subject.
Trained designers in PhotoShop CS2, Illustrator, CSS, and XHTML
Flash programming and design.
Worked with Marketing in the creation of CTAs (Call to Actions) and other graphical marketing
Managed all company printed marketing materials and brochures including magazine
advertisements layout & design.
Worked with my Director in procedures for the rest of the Production Department, including
Account Executives, Site Coders, and Marketing.
Interviewed and made hiring decisions.
Created web site designs and coded when necessary.
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FREELANCE & CONTRACT (DARK GODDESS PRODUCTIONS/
http://www.theresabathory.com/dgp/), HOUSTON, TX SEPT 2003 – FEB 2006
Web Design & Graphics
Contract Web Design and Marketing for Various Fortune 500 Corporations & Customers.
Consultation and Design of Internet sites.
Contract work coding Flash tutorials for major corporations (Shlumberger, Pennzoil, etc.).
Logo design and branding.
Flash MX programming and design.
Internet marketing and promotions.
Customer Service, inquiries, and negotiations.
Creation of printed marketing materials and brochures.
Coded using XHTML, CSS and Accessibility and Usability Standards.
Poster and special promotions creation.
DIAMOND JIMM’S (NIGHT CLUB), HOUSTON, TX JUL 2002 – FEB 2003
Director of Media and Marketing/Manager/Bartender
Responsible for all marketing and advertising and for managing the employees and the day-to-day
operations of the club.
Brought the club out of near bankruptcy and closing and into a profitable position in only three
months time and without the benefit of an advertising budget.
Implemented and lead weekly management and employee meetings. Increased management
and employee productivity through organization and procedural processes.
Lead in the creation of the procedural manual for staff and management.
Opened the club and insured everything was ready for operations.
Acted as liaison between the owner and managers and the employees and handled personnel
Created and maintained the website and through persistent use of the internet, targeted our
customer base through the use of free listings on high traffic websites, newsgroups, Yahoo
groups, and chat groups. With the result of increasing our head count and our own web site’s
Planned and executed events to draw customers and create awareness, and ingratiate
ourselves, in the community. Procured sponsors and coordinated with vendors and community
advertisers for free publicity and products. All the while increasing our networking sources in
the media and community outlets.
Implemented branding, and insured it’s consistency, through out all advertising and marketing
Designed all printed advertisements. Created all the graphics and wrote copy for all
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UBSW ENERGY/ENRON NETWORKS, HOUSTON, TX JUL 2000 – SEPT 2002
Sr. Specialist Web Developer
Lead the in the assessment of the scope of projects. Researched for best technology solutions and
defined project scopes. Set standards for all elements having to do with project design from the
front-end aspect, which included functionality and usability to code formatting and graphic creation.
Insured design integrity and consistency through out the development cycles.
Actualized the conception, recommendations, specification, and design of the East Power
Intranet and for supporting the Gas Intranet resulting in an increase of efficiency of 95%.
Worked closely with the C# and ASP coders to insure coding standards, design integrity and
consistency, and usability of the Intranet.
Wrote coding specifications and was responsible for insurance of coding specifications and
Assured usability issues and functionality of site layouts and navigation.
Lead the development for all user interfaces of all in-house programs. Worked with the
programmers and wrote specifications for front-end design of applications.
Designed Graphical User Interface for applications, their navigation, and functionality. Created
Graphics for User interface of applications.
Responsible for researching and investigated new technologies and applications to be
considered for The Power and Gas Intranets. Wrote reports on findings of research and
presented them for consideration or dismissal.
Created the “Three Week Weather Forecast” Flash application. Application displayed
temperatures and forecasts for 32 cities from four different sources in real time. Accessed
through a graphical interface.
Created the “Nuclear Information” Flash application. Displayed real-time current information as
to the status, outages and maintenance of each region and individual plant. Along with the
owner and electric utility information associated with each plant and historical information.
Utilizing a graphical interface.
Created the “Hydro Electric” Flash application. Displayed real-time current information as to
the current flow rates, outages, output, and overall status of each hydroelectric plant along with
historical information. All in an interactive graphical interface.
Developed a full-featured chat module specifically for technical analysis, in Flash. (Chat server
also developed in house)
Facilitated the move from Enron Corp to UBSW Energy. Inventoried all applications, files, data,
and technology for transfer to UBSW Energy. Insured licenses for software were transferred.
INFRASTRUCTURE ASSOCIATES, HOUSTON, TX JAN – JUN 2000
Manager of Internet Services
Created and managed the Internet Services Department.
STRATEGIC NETWORK CONSULTING, INC., HOUSTON, TX 1997 – 2000
Head of Graphics and Lead Web Designer
In charge of all design elements and user interfaces in e-commerce sites.
LANTEL COMMUNICATION, INC., HOUSTON, TX 1994 – 1997
Company Superintendent / Head of Web Development.
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PRE – 1994
Company Superintendent for Da-tel
Counselor for the South Plains AIDS Resource Center, in Lubbock TX
Company Superintendent for Kan-Do Maintenance
Network Services for Pennzoil
Office Manager for Farm Credit Banks
Assistant Manager for Wild Pair
Experienced with Windows and Macintosh operating systems, Office 95 through 2007, HTML,
DHTML, XHTML, CSS, Accessibility Standards, Usability Standards, SEO/SEM, ActionScript,
Dreamweaver 2.0 through Dreamweaver CS4, Homesite, Drupal, TypoLight, Joomla, Flash 3
through Flash CS4, Fireworks 2 through Fireworks CS4, PaintShop Pro, Freehand 8 through 10,
CorelDraw 3 through 8, and other applications.
Member of NAPP (National Association of E-commerce: An Introduction.
Construx Software Builders Advance Web Authoring: SSI.
Connect Learning, LLC Advance Web Authoring: CGI and PERL.
New Horizons Advance Web Authoring: Java.
Texas School of Bartending
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced
Beginning, intermediate, and advanced
PhotoShop CS2 Power Work Shop Illustrator.
Ace Programming for the Twenty-First Beginning, intermediate, and advanced Corel
Beginning, intermediate and advanced Beginning, intermediate, and advanced
ActionScripting for Flash. PageMaker
Completion of advance Flash lab. Beginning, intermediate, and advanced
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission HTML.
Internet Security: An Overview. Novell Introduction to Networking.
For privacy reasons I have not listed any references here on online resume. References are
available upon request.